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  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: GreenBlue Urban launch Rootspace® G2 soil support system
    GreenBlue Urban launch Rootspace® G2 soil support system
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban has launched the next generation of its RootSpace® soil support system for trees planted in urban environments. Rootspace® is essentially a pavement support system designed to provide maximum soil and rooting volume. It offers industry-leading strength characteristics, is ‘utility friendly’, and has economic freight benefits...
    15 August 2019
  • Marshalls CPM: Marshalls CPM ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 recognised
    Marshalls CPM ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 recognised
    Marshalls CPM
    Over the last few years we have been working hard to achieve ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 throughout our organisation. ISO 45001:2018 is in recognition of our Health & Safety Management System in the design, manufacture and supply of precast concrete products ISO 14001:2015 is for our Environmental Management System for the manufacture of precast...
    02 August 2019
  • Trent Valley Crematorium: Gabion Wall Installation
    Enviromesh
    Trent Valley Crematorium is a new development which will help meet the needs of the surrounding communities, in terms of providing cremation and memorial services whilst protecting and enhancing biodiversity and the landscape character of the area. The development proposals offer the rare opportunity to create a well-considered and integrated...
    28 May 2019
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: GreenBlue Urban opens its first showroom
    GreenBlue Urban opens its first showroom
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    Global tree pit innovator - GreenBlue Urban - is proud to announce the opening of their first ever showroom, located in Farringdon, London. Located at 117 St John’s Road, EC1V 4JA. The London-based showroom will be the only place in the UK to showcase a range of tree pit products that enable healthy, uncompacted, aerated soil for extensive urban...
    21 May 2019
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: GreenBlue Urban publish Edition 9 – The New Design Guide
    GreenBlue Urban publish Edition 9 – The New Design Guide
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban is delighted to announce the launch of Edition 9 – The Urban Tree Planting Design Guide. This comprehensive publication contains: updated product information; a wealth of technical information to assist with best practice tree planting; global case studies; tree species selection; research to support the soil cell solution. To...
    18 March 2019
  • Phi Group: Phi Group offers 'Lunch and learn' CPD seminars
    Phi Group offers 'Lunch and learn' CPD seminars
    Phi Group
    Phi Group offers CPD seminars at clients' own offices, aimed at showcasing the company's wide range of retaining solutions. Topics covered: what options are available; when should you use particular solutions; particular strengths of each solution, from a cost and buildability perspective; case studies highlighting the diverse range of projects Phi Group has...
    07 March 2019
  • WoodBlocX: Book your WoodBlocX CPD session
    Book your WoodBlocX CPD session
    WoodBlocX
    WoodBlocX BALI award-winning designs are setting new standards in sustainable architecture and redevelopment. One of our most recent projects in Stratford, London typifies our approach to sustainable design. In our latest CPD session, we ask: what are some of the challenges that we face in retrofitting landscaping products and what solutions does...
    16 January 2019
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: How GreenBlue Urban supports arboriculturalists' visions
    How GreenBlue Urban supports arboriculturalists' visions
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    25 years after our inception, GreenBlue Urban has developed solutions we are proud of but we don’t stop and stagnate! It is through our work with arboriculturalists that we are truly able to understand the complexities of our most precious assets – trees. Our focus is on providing the most robust, structural soil support systems for the...
    17 August 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: SuDS podcast series from GreenBlue Urban
    SuDS podcast series from GreenBlue Urban
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban has an entire website dedicated to podcasts on SuDS and managing stormwater with tree planting. It is called Trees, Stormwater and the Built Environment. To see the list of podcast episodes , click 'Visit website' opposite....
    08 August 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Podcast: Trees, stormwater and the built environment
    Podcast: Trees, stormwater and the built environment
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    We were delighted to be able to grab a few minutes with arguably one of the most forward-thinking and enthusiastic Head of Highways in the capital - Ian Hawthorn Cmgr MCMI ExDip, Head of Highways Maintenance and Capital Projects (LBHF + RBKC) Co Chair at London Technical Advisory Group. Ian has extensive experience working across the public and...
    24 July 2018
  • Marshalls: Marshalls launches new website
    Marshalls launches new website
    Marshalls
    Marshalls' new website has a modern look and feel with lots of new functionality. Visit the commercial website to explore the unrivalled offering of commercial hard landscaping solutions – block paving, paving flags, kerb stones, natural stone, drainage, SuDS, street furniture and traffic calming products supported by case studies and an extensive...
    08 June 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: New infographic on urban tree planting
    New infographic on urban tree planting
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    For specifiers, the use of a complete tree pit package saves time and reduces the complexities of ensuring that below and above ground solutions for the tree are integrated. ArborSystem provides the long-term irrigation, aeration, support and protection for all urban trees to thrive and projects to prosper for many years to come. Discover...
    22 May 2018
  • WoodBlocX: Browse WoodBlocX pre-designed kits
    Browse WoodBlocX pre-designed kits
    WoodBlocX
    Looking for some new ideas, why not check out our pre-designed kits for inspiration? Nobody knows raised beds like we do. We’re sure that one of our many pre-designed WoodBlocX structures will suit your needs. And if not, we have a made-to-measure calculator to meet your exact requirements: planter beds; retaining walls; kerbing; ponds; raised...
    20 April 2018
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: PLATIPUS DIRECT - buy your tree kits online
    PLATIPUS DIRECT - buy your tree kits online
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    PLATIPUS DIRECT is the new fast, easy online ordering website from Platipus Anchors largest range of professional tree anchoring and irrigation systems in the UK; next day delivery - UK mainland (order before 11am); free delivery (orders over £300); freephone hotline support from the pioneer of tree anchoring with 35 years' experience; receive...
    27 March 2018
  • Anyone for half a million mugs of tea?
    Newton Waterproofing
    As a result of Newton's drive to improve the environmental impact, in 2017 a total of 3.255 tonnes of membrane were collected for recycling. Launched in 2017, the Newton Membrane Recycling Service is the first recycling scheme of its kind in the UK waterproofing industry. Available through Newton's Network of Specialist Contractors (NSBCs), the...
    22 January 2018