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  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: How GreenBlue Urban supports arboriculturalists' visions
    How GreenBlue Urban supports arboriculturalists' visions
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    Twenty-five 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
  • Don & Low: Don & Low donates materials for Social Bite Village
    Don & Low donates materials for Social Bite Village
    Don & Low
    One of the biggest mass sponsored sleep outs was organised in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens in December 2017 to raise funds for Social Bite Village, a project which aims to end the cycle of homelessness. Over 8,000 people participated in the event in temperatures as low as -8ºC and raised £3.6m in the process. The Social Bite Village project...
    04 January 2018
  • AG (Acheson + Glover): Acheson + Glover's new Paving + Flags Specification Book
    Acheson + Glover's new Paving + Flags Specification Book
    AG (Acheson + Glover)
    Acheson + Glover's new Paving + Flags Specification Book is now available online with 232 pages of inspirational images and detailed technical information covering their full range of paving, flags, steps and kerbs. Click 'Visit website' opposite to view it online or, If you’re an architect or a specifier and you’d like a hard copy, get in touch....
    08 December 2017
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: Platipus launches new UK online sales platform
    Platipus launches new UK online sales platform
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    Platipus has launched a new UK online sales platform in response to requests from landscape contractors and garden designers. The new online shop has been developed so that customers can select and order from the largest range of professional tree anchoring and irrigation systems at a time that is convenient to them. Providing customers order...
    04 December 2017
  • Don & Low: New web site for Don & Low
    New web site for Don & Low
    Don & Low
    Don & Low has launched its new web site. With detailed information about the company's portfolio of geotextiles and textiles for the construction industry the site will help specifiers find the right solutions. The site also presents Don & Low's approach to product innovation and sustainability....
    28 November 2017
  • WoodBlocX: WoodBlocX wins BALI National Award 2017
    WoodBlocX wins BALI National Award 2017
    WoodBlocX
    WoodBlocX has won the BALI National Landscape Award for exceptional service 2017. We make every effort to provide efficient and friendly service for every single project that we supply for. We pride ourselves on providing the highest levels of service across all sectors with a unique free design service implemented for every single project. We aim...
    12 October 2017
  • Marshalls CPM: Redi-Rock™ receives CE Marking
    Redi-Rock™ receives CE Marking
    Marshalls CPM
    Redi-Rock™ modular precast concrete blocks have received CE Marking, ensuring that the walling, complies with the essential requirements of the European health, safety and environment protection legislation. The European Conformity Marking is just another successfully achieved standard, that Redi-Rock™ has obtained, alongside the BBA (British...
    21 August 2017
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Choosing the right geocell
    Choosing the right geocell
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    What happens if we settle for less than the highest quality materials and don’t receive support for a product we know little about? Could we be putting our project at risk of failure? Read Presto Geosystem’s guide to find out the 7 most important Key Factors when choosing the right geocell. It will save you money, time and reputation in the long...
    06 June 2017