Projects and case studies featuring planting on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree planting systems - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
    Tree planting systems - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban was involved in the vast regeneration scheme for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which covers 560 acres, 6.5km of waterways and 15 acres of woodland and hedgerow habitat with more than 6,000 new trees. Ten...
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: Bespoke ASF MaxPave tree grilles - Manchester
    Bespoke ASF MaxPave tree grilles - Manchester
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    ASF was approached to supply bespoke-sized, stainless steel, triple tray paving infill units for the centre of Manchester. Working directly with the buyers on this job, ASF specified a product, producing pre-approval...
  • Harrowden Turf: Meadowmat wildflowers installed in London's Royal Parks
    Meadowmat wildflowers installed in London's Royal Parks
    Harrowden Turf
    The Royal Parks in London were keen to promote wildlife and biodiversity in Britain's capital city, as well as managing rising maintenance costs. Following trials in 2016 using Meadowmat wildflower matting beside the lake in...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Sustainable tree planting in innovative SuDS scheme
    Sustainable tree planting in innovative SuDS scheme
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban worked with Arup on a SuDS scheme for an area of Cardiff. Kerbside planting and rain gardens were installed in 13 streets to create a sustainable water management system that also brought many additional...
  • Harrowden Turf: Meadowmat in winning show garden at Gardening Scotland
    Meadowmat in winning show garden at Gardening Scotland
    Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden Turf supplied Meadowmat wildflower turf to a gold medal winning garden at Gardening Scotland in June. The garden, entitled 'Hortus Homicida', was designed and built by SRUC 2nd year garden design students.
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree pit system - 5 Broadgate, London
    Tree pit system - 5 Broadgate, London
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    The Broadgate area in the City of London has seen a series of changes since its busy times as a Victorian railway hub, including the addition of the 5 Broadgate building. GreenBlue Urban supplied the horticultural and...
  • Harrowden Turf: Wildflowers brighten one of London's Royal Parks
    Wildflowers brighten one of London's Royal Parks
    Harrowden Turf
    London's Royal Park keepers were looking for a wildlife-friendly way of brightening up a park lakeside that would not impact on the water birds that graze, rest and nest beside the water. Following the success of a small...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree systems for regeneration of Twickenham Embankment
    Tree systems for regeneration of Twickenham Embankment
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    The success of the Twickenham Embankment regeneration project, realising the potential of the Thames-side location as a local and tourist attraction, depended on the provision of an environment in which trees would thrive...
  • Harrowden Turf: Re-turfing a 550 year old park - Glasgow Green
    Re-turfing a 550 year old park - Glasgow Green
    Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden Turf worked with Glasgow City Council to re-turf 55 hectares of Glasgow Green - the oldest public park in Britain - after the grass had been battered by a music concert attended by 150,000 visitors
  • Palmstead Nurseries: Flower-rich perennial planting for London 2012 Olympics
    Flower-rich perennial planting for London 2012 Olympics
    Palmstead Nurseries
    Part of the 200-acre Olympics Park in Stratford, east London, the World Gardens were designed to showcase flowers and perennial plants from across the globe. They were arranged in four semi-naturalistic planting communities...
  • Palmstead Nurseries: Shrubs and perennials – Positively Stoke-on-Trent garden
    Shrubs and perennials – Positively Stoke-on-Trent garden
    Palmstead Nurseries
    Stoke-on-Trent City Council commissioned a garden for the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show to convey the energy and vitality of a city moving into a new era of growth and energy. The garden’s clear lines and high-tech materials...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree systems aid Northwood Hills regeneration programme
    Tree systems aid Northwood Hills regeneration programme
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban provided a package to aid the installation of trees as part of the Northwood Hills project, which received £1.3m investment from the GLA and £461k match funding from Hillingdon Council. The project delivered...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: High-quality tree planting specification, Bognor Regis
    High-quality tree planting specification, Bognor Regis
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    London Road in Bognor Regis was scheduled for improvements, and the architects, LDA Design (Exeter), specified GreenBlue Urban's StrataCell structural soil modules to benefit the new tree planting that was planned.
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: Tree anchoring for Woodland Garden, Detton Mill
    Tree anchoring for Woodland Garden, Detton Mill
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    The Woodland Garden is the final part of a 15-year project to transform a water mill and to make a new garden from scratch. The client was looking for a serene garden to offer a moment of tranquillity. 73 mature trees were...
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: Bespoke decorative bronze tree grilles, NOMA development
    Bespoke decorative bronze tree grilles, NOMA development
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    ASF were approached by Planit Design and The Casey Group to develop and manufacture bespoke and highly decorative bronze tree grilles for NOMA, a 20-acre mixed-use redevelopment scheme in the centre of Manchester