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  • Timotay Landscapes: Timotay Landscapes wins multiple awards at 2018 APL
    Timotay Landscapes wins multiple awards at 2018 APL
    Timotay Landscapes
    After being shortlisted for a number of categories at The Association of Professional Landscapers Awards 2018, Timotay Landscapes has been awarded three Gold and one Silver award in recognition of four outstanding projects: The Village Garden (Gold); Contemporary Cheshire Garden (Gold); Cherry Lane Adventure Playground (Gold); The Social Garden (Silver)...
    01 May 2018
  • Award winning RHS gardens
    Practicality Brown
    The RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2016 has showcased more stunning garden designs this year, made all the more challenging to create due to the unseasonal weather. Practicality Brown are proud to have contributed to the following medal-winning gardens, for which we contributed Elveden Instant Hedge, Elements and hedging plants. designed by Paul...
    05 July 2016
  • Moving Trees for Microsoft
    Practicality Brown
    Practicality Brown moved and transplanted three semi-mature Pyrus Chanticleer (Callery Pear) trees at the Microsoft Campus in Reading, West Berkshire. The trees formed part of the soft landscaping at the prestigious Reading campus, but had grown too large at their location, restricting potential building and extension plans. Instead of simply...
    30 June 2016
  • Geosynthetic Technology: Sustainable Biodiversity at Green Park, Reading
    Sustainable Biodiversity at Green Park, Reading
    Geosynthetic Technology
    Located near Junction 11 of the M4 Motorway on the outskirts of Reading is Green Park; a 195-acre site providing first class office buildings with solid ‘green’ credentials. An impressive green icon is the UK’s most visible wind turbine, standing 85m with 70m diameter rotors. Green Park was initially developed by Prudential Property Investment...
    21 March 2016
  • Geosynthetic Technology: Kings Cross Development
    Kings Cross Development
    Geosynthetic Technology
    After 150-years of industrial use, the area to the North of Kings Cross Station is being transformed into a vibrant new city quarter including new homes, shops, offices, cultural venues, bars and restaurants. Historic buildings are being restored and complemented by contemporary architecture. Geosynthetic Technology Limited has secured various...
    25 February 2016
  • Geosynthetic Technology: The Strangest Place In The World
    The Strangest Place In The World
    Geosynthetic Technology
    Geosynthetic Technology Limited has recently completed the lining of two large lakes near Leyburn in North Yorkshire, UK. The Client is The Forbidden Corner Limited whose estate – The Strangest Place In The World – is open to the general public. Using approximately 2,500m² of our Exceliner Polypropylene 1.00mm geomembrane liner, and a combination...
    26 November 2015
  • Cleveland Land Services Ltd: CLS Sports expand and open new North West Depot
    CLS Sports expand and open new North West Depot
    Cleveland Land Services Ltd
    There are exciting times ahead for the team at CLS Sports as they announced the opening of their new North West Depot at SALTEX. CLS Sports specialise in the design, construction and maintenance of both natural and synthetic sports pitches throughout the whole of the UK. John Miller, Managing Director said, "We are very proud to announce the...
    10 November 2015
  • Cleveland Land Services Ltd: Olympic gold medalist opens new facility by CLS Sports
    Olympic gold medalist opens new facility by CLS Sports
    Cleveland Land Services Ltd
    Olympic gold medalist Katherine Copeland MBE is hoping to help other young Teessiders achieve sporting legacy as she opens Yarm School’s new rowing and hockey facility constructed by CLS Sports. One of CLS Sports biggest projects to date, it includes the construction of a full sized, floodlit, artificial hockey pitch, a modern boathouse and a...
    29 September 2015
  • Cedar Nursery Plants & Outdoor Living: Garden design innovations with 3D animation
    Garden design innovations with 3D animation
    Cedar Nursery Plants & Outdoor Living
    Although gardening isn't usually associated with technological innovations, Cedar nursery has been exploiting recent advances in IT and is pioneering the use of 3D animation in our landscape and garden designs. Louise Handley, part of the design team, explains: "Traditionally, gardens have tended to develop either by trial and error, or by...
    02 June 2015
  • Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd: Anniversary garden wins at RHS Malvern
    Anniversary garden wins at RHS Malvern
    Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd
    Cotswold Estates & Gardens designed a celebration show garden for the Malvern Spring Festival to mark the company's 50th Anniversary. The garden was awarded a Silver-Gilt medal by the RHS judges and was also awarded the coveted ‘People’s Choice Award’. The garden was inspired by the natural environment and local rural materials of the Cotswolds...
    02 June 2015
  • Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd: Visit Cotswold Estate's show garden at the Malven Show
    Visit Cotswold Estate's show garden at the Malven Show
    Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd
    Please come and visit our show garden “The Cotswold Way” at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival from the 7th - 10th May. We are celebrating 50 years of ‘Turning Visions into Reality’. “The Cotswold Way” is a garden designed to be a modern, stylish and structured space, softened with naturalistic, flowing planting. Materials that are inexpensive, rural...
    25 February 2015
  • Oak View Landscapes: From little acorns great oaks grow: Oak View's 10 years
    From little acorns great oaks grow: Oak View's 10 years
    Oak View Landscapes
    Oak View Landscapes kicks off its 10 year celebrations with the award of a c£150,000 contract from Skanska Construction UK to install the soft landscaping to South Essex College in Grays. Oak View Landscapes was founded in May 2004 by Paul Downer, a former director in the landscape industry, who saw an opportunity to provide a bespoke service to...
    24 April 2014
  • Mature Cloud Pine tree planting, Barking town centre
    Blakedown Landscapes
    As part of ongoing landscape works by Blakedown in Barking, the company recently planted a mature Cloud Pine tree outside the newly constructed Skills centre in the town centre. The Cloud Pine tree was imported from Germany and weighed in excess of 5 tons. It was carefully lifted into position using a crane. Blakedown will be continuing to the...
    08 January 2013
  • Landscaping of Heron Quay Park
    Blakedown Landscapes
    Blakedown Landscapes Ltd has recently completed the new Heron Quay Park for Canary Wharf Contractors. The project, managed by Townshend Landscape Architects, involved a complete transformation of a former demolition site to a new public open space and arts demonstration areas. The works included the import of over 60 mature trees and 400 metres of...
    16 October 2012
  • The secret to killing Japanese Knotweed
    Japanese Knotweed Solutions
    what is the secret to killing Japanese Knotweed?. Japanese Knotweed Solutions Ltd now offers a ‘care package’ to clients who haven’t yet had any problems with invasive species. For a fixed annual fee they will visit a property (or properties) and survey for any problems. After the initial visit and report / recommendations, an annual fee will then...
    11 September 2012