4th Floor, Dukes Keep, Marsh Lane, Southampton SO14 3EX cplaylink@btconnect.com 02380 335362


Hello there and welcome to our News section! You can find information about all recent happenings, events and other important news about Community Playlink here – starting with our most recent news.

Urgent News

Our office at Dukes Keep is temporarily closed and we are not able to access our office for phone calls.

Please email our office only.

As soon as the office is open we will let our users and groups know.

Meanwhile all Toy Libraries are open as usual.

Thank you for your patience.

Community Playlink AGM 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the AGM of Community Playlink to be held on Monday 4th December at Sainsbury’s community meeting room in Portswood. Community Playlink has been going since 1974 operating Toys Libraries across Southampton and… Read More

We have moved!

NEW ADDRESS: 4th Floor, Dukes Keep, Marsh Lane, Southampton, SO14 3EX Last month we moved our entire office and Toy library/store from Northam to the 4th Floor of Dukes Keep, in the centre of Southampton. We have now… Read More

Update: Opening Times and Venues 2017

We’ve updated the Venues and Opening Times for our Toy Libraries for the New Year. Please visit our Toy Library Venues and Times Page for further details.

Rotary Club Southampton Magna

Community Playlink was the sponsored charity for Rotary Southampton Magna this year. They raised £4,000 for us mainly through the Easter Egg Tombola and the charity Car Rally through the New Forest. Many, many thanks to everyone at… Read More

Fundraising at Botley Primary School

We had a very successful fund raising day on Saturday 25th June thanks to Botley Primary School, selling toys, books, DVDs as well as having a Toy Tombola. We raised nearly £80!!

Car Rally in the New Forest – 8th May 2016

This exciting event attracted 47 entrants on a beautiful sunny day in the New Forest. Hopefully we will have some pictures of the event and prize giving soon, as well as information about monies raised. Many thanks to… Read More

Changes in Library Opening Times

This is just to inform you of a slight change in opening times of some of our Toy Libraries. For more details on the times and venues of our Toy Libraries, please take a look at the Toy Library… Read More

2015 Riverside Family Fun Day

Our 2015 fun day was blessed with fair weather which was under threat early in the day. The railway rides were as popular as ever and everyone enjoyed them. Parents had just as much fun as did our… Read More

Can you help?

164 Northam Road, Northam Estate, Southampton SO14 0QF Telephone: 02380 335362.  Email: cplaylink@btconnect.com Community Playlink operates Toy Libraries in support of families and their children through play. From our Southampton Toy Libraries we loan, FREE of charge, a… Read More