TP Metal Swing Set 2020 – Compilation Review & FAQ’s


Hello again and welcome to this TP Metal Swing Set Review in 2020 which will cover 3 separate models so at least you have more than one choice when it comes to making a final decision. It will also include a series of FAQ that should cover nearly all of the questions that you may have about these Metal Swing sets. The focus of this review will be to outline all the main features that they have to offer plus all the major pros and cons that you need to be aware before you buy.

Firstly, please be aware that guide prices can only be outlined at the time of this review as prices can change from week to week or month to month so please make sure to view the price checkers provided below to ensure you have the most accurate up to date price information.

This review will outline some additional images to give you a better understanding on the dimensions involved for planning in your garden yard plus a small comparison table for further clarity. As there are so many metal swings available under the TP brand, we will focus on the TP Metal Early Swing, the TP Metal Single Swing and also the TP Triple Metal Swing set under this particular review.

TP Metal Swing Set Review Overview:

Brand:TP Toys
Models:TP Metal Swing sets x 3 (Early Fun, Single, Triple)
Orders online:Yes, orders accepted online with home delivery
Warranty:Depends on the model selected – see table provided below
Price Range:£50 up to £160 (at the time of this review)
Cheap Place to Buy: TP Toys UK – View current stock availability here
Support:Customer Service at +44 (0) 1525 722769, Deliveries at +44 (0) 1525 722723

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What is the maximum weight capacity for the Early Fun metal swing?
A. The maximum weight allowed on the Early Fun swing is 45kg
Q. What is the maximum weight capacity for the TP Single swing and the TP Triple swing?
A. The maximum weight allowed is 60kg per swing seat for both
Q. What age groups is the Early Fun Swing suitable for?
A. The lower setting is suitable for babies 6 months plus and the extended version is suitable for kids 3 years plus (toddler seat is needed for babies and is sold separately)
Q. What level of warranty is available?
A. There is a 12 month warranty guarantee available with the Early Fun but the other 2 models also have a 5 year warranty against rust causing failure on the frames
Q. Can the TP Quadpod toddler seat be added to the early Fun Swing?
A. No, the TP Quadpod toddler seat cannot be added to the Early Fun metal swing
Q. Does the Early fun swing include stakes and can they be cemented in for both the high and low options?
A. Yes, it includes stakes and can be added to both the higher and lower height options.
Q. What space is needed for the perimeter of the swings?
A. They recommend a 2 metre clearance available around the frame of the swings for safety.
Q. Are the deliveries free?
A. They are only free if the order value is over £49.99 and it is in the UK mainland.
Q. What are the boxed dimensions for the TP Single swing?
A. The boxes dimensions for the TP Single swing is 120cm by 25cm by 18cm
Q. Can the sky ride and nest swing be added to the triple metal swing frame?
A. No, the sky ride and nest swing cannot be added to the triple metal swing frame as they are not compatible
Q. Can the swings be paid for monthly?
A. They offer a Pay for Slice it via Klarna meaning you can buy now and pay monthly on orders over £150 and can be up to 12 months interest free with their SLICE IT system

TP Metal Swing Set Review

TP Early Fun Metal Swing


2 in 1 Metal swing – small and extendable options
Suitable for young babies 6 months plus on the lower
Comfortable swing seat included
Extended version is suitable for kids 3 years plus
Low height dimension is 126cm by 104cm by 104cm
High height dimension is 168cm by 148cm by 183cm
Maximum weight allowed is 45kg
Includes ground stakes that need to be concreted in

Main Pros:

Lowest price on offer, tends to be in the £50 region
Ideal for bargain hunters
Can be used for younger kids or babies in the lower setting
Quick assembly which should take only 30 minutes approx.

Main Cons:

Doesn’t include the Toddler seat which is an added expense
Parental guidance is needed ALL of the time as it tends to rock with high swings
Need to be cemented down with anchor ground stakes
Frame is not compatible for the TP Quadpod toddler seat
Additional work and time of digging holes and cementing in the stakes is required
Frame is very narrow and not as strong as many other brands

TP Single Metal Swing Set


Suitable for kids aged 3 years to 8 years
Wider frame and more robust, solid and sturdy overall
Swing seat included is of great quality and the ropes are kind to children’s hands
Made from galvanized steel with an enamelled paint finish
Toddler seat is not included
Maximum weight allowed is 60kg
Includes ground stakes that need to be concreted in
Size dimensions are W170cm by D205cm by H200cm

Main Pros:

Affordable price tends to be in the £100 region and sometimes less
Swing heights can be adjusted by adjusting the rope loops
Thicker, wider and much more stronger frame
Toddler seats such as the TP Quadpod can be added separately
Provides a heavy-duty plastic swing seat as standard
Allows a heavier weight of 60kg where the Early Fun allows only 45kg

Main Cons:

Limited features available – quite simple and basic overall
Only for small families as only one swing seat available
Need to dig holes and cement the stakes in which takes additional time and skill level
A toddler seat if needed is an added expense as it is not included

TP Triple Metal Swing Set


Includes three adjustable seats
Size dimension is 323cm by 205cm by 200cm
Maximum weight capacity is 180kg or 60kg per swing seat
Made from galvanised steel with an enamelled paint finish
Includes a 5 year warranty on the metal frame for rust and 1 year on all other parts
Wider frame and more robust, solid and sturdy overall
Easy to use bolts and user manual is included & reliable with having all small parts included

Main Pros:

Ideal for larger families with 3 or more children
Great warranty on the frame against rust for 5 years
You can have 3 different swing heights as they are adjustable seats
Assembly manual is well laid out and easy to follow
Quick assembly time & takes only 2 to 3 hours work

Main Cons:

No glider, toddler seat or passenger swing is included
More space is needed in your back garden plus a 2 metre safety perimeter.
Further time and work is needed for digging holes and cementing in the ground stakes
Price level is higher and tends to be in the £150 to £180 region when last seen on sale

Additional dimension images for planning in your Garden are outlined below (a 2 metre perimeter around these dimensions are needed for a safe play zone territory)

  • TP Early Fun Metal Swing Dimensions

A brief comparison table outlining the main points to note is outlined below:

Feature:Early Fun MetalSingle MetalTriple Metal
Age Suitability:3 to 5 years3 to 8 years3 to 10 years
Dimensions:Low = 126cm by 104cm by 104cm. Extended = 168cm 148cm by 183cm170cm by 205cm by 200cm323cm by 205cm by 200cm
Weight Capacity:45kg60kg60kg per swing seat
2 in 1 Capability:YesNoNo
Assembly Time:Approx 30 minutesApprox 60 minutesApprox 2 to 3 hours
Ground Stakes:IncludedIncludedIncluded
Safe play zone:2 metre perimeter2 metre perimeter2 metre perimeter
Toddler Seat included:Not includedNot includedNot included
Warranty:12 months5 year on frame against rust causing failure and 12 months on all other parts5 year on frame against rust causing failure and 12 months on all other parts
Payments:ImmediatelyImmediatelyPay monthly interest free option is available

Further Metal swing sets namely the Double frame and the Triple frame with a Skyride Glider are outlined below. If interested – Click the image below to view larger at TP Toys UK

Have you or your kids any personal experience with TP Metal Swing Sets in the past? If so, then please share your thoughts and feedback with the wider community by leaving a comment in the comment section below – So that they can learn also!!!

Finally, many thanks for taking the time to read our review and best of luck to you and your children with your final decision



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