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  • Introduction to dog waste bins
    Dog waste bins allow dog owners, park keepers and street cleaners to dispose of dog dirt safely, easily and hygienically. Typically wall or post mounted, they have lids, liners, chutes and opening mechanisms made for ease of...
  • Introduction to recessed ground lighting
    Recessed ground lighting is used in urban areas, around buildings and in gardens to provide attractive uplighting. The light fittings are buried in the ground, flush with the surface, giving an unobtrusive finish. Recessed...
  • Introduction to interpretation signs
    Interpretation signs provide detailed, customised displays of local information. They often incorporate text, maps and graphic illustrations unique to public parks, countryside trails, wildlife walks, historical town centres...
  • Introduction to patio, terrace & concourse planters
    Professional grade planters for patios, terraces and roof gardens for use in restaurants, hotels, offices and private gardens from leading UK manufacturers and suppliers. Medium to small planters in circular, rectangular,...
  • Introduction to hydroseeding
    Hydroseeding, also known as hydraulic mulch seeding or hydro-mulching, is a planting process that involves spraying a mix of seed, mulch, fertilisers and binders on to a substrate. The substrate can vary from topsoil down to...
  • Introduction to combined drainage kerbs
    Combined drainage kerbing is used on highways, streets, carriageways, roundabouts and car parks for the dual purposes of delineation and leading rainwater off the road. Inlet holes in the one- or two-part kerbs allow surface...
  • Introduction to external wall lights and bulkheads
    External wall lights and bulkheads are used to illuminate the areas around buildings. They generally have functional design, with an emphasis on energy efficiency and durability, although some decorative fittings, such as...
  • External channel drainage – a guidance article
    Drainage channels with removable gratings and slot drainage channels provide an efficient and effective means of removing surface water from pavements.
  • Introduction to street / park planters
    Planters for streets, parks, shopping centres, atria and outoor public spaces. Planters are way of bringing colour and life to urban streetscapes, retail centres and large foyers. Although used primarily for decorative...
  • Introduction to rising arm barriers
    Rising arm barriers control vehicles going in to and out from car parks, commercial developments, residential properties and access roads. Automatic rising arm barriers are suitable for high-use applications. They operate in...
  • Introduction to railings
    Railings enhance the aesthetic of buildings and outdoor space, whilst delineating boundaries. Systems range from multi-coloured, bow-top fencing for parks and playgrounds, to serrated top or vertical bar fencing for...
  • Introduction to arboricultural services
    Arboricultural contractors provide services for the care, maintenance and responsible management of trees and forests: Areas of expertise can cover: planning regulations, including tree preservation orders; selecting and...
  • Introduction to irrigation equipment
    Irrigation systems assist with landscape and sports field maintenance, as well as crop establishment in agriculture. Systems range from cost-efficient temporary systems to fully automated systems, and include drip, sprinkler...
  • Introduction to geotextiles
    Geotextiles separate and facilitate filtration between granular layers in road, railway and land drainage applications, protect geomembranes on landfill sites, stabilise embankments and coastal defences, suppress weeds on...
  • Introduction to cycle compounds
    Cycle compounds are secure, fully enclosed stores that give bicycles cover from the elements while providing a high-security, lockable bike parking area. They are used for medium- to long-term storage at schools and...