Projects and case studies featuring plant containers on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • IOTA: Bespoke corten steel planter-benches for public realm
    Bespoke corten steel planter-benches for public realm
    IOTA
    Bespoke corten steel planter-benches from IOTA were specified by Ealing Council as part of an extensive programme of highways and public realm improvements in Hanwell. The planter-benches have been used to green a newly...
  • Amberol: Self-watering planter scheme, Blacksburg, Virginia
    Self-watering planter scheme, Blacksburg, Virginia
    Amberol
    The town council in Blacksburg, Virginia needed floral planters to adorn the town’s streets and public areas. They would be used throughout the summer, when temperatures could average 28°C, including during the 4th July...
  • IOTA: Corten steel planters for residential development, York
    Corten steel planters for residential development, York
    IOTA
    IOTA was commissioned to produce corten steel planters for the Hungate regeneration scheme in York city centre by joint developers, Lendlease. As well as complex polygonal planters for the garden area, two tree planters were...
  • IOTA: Corten steel planters for Colchester town centre
    Corten steel planters for Colchester town centre
    IOTA
    IOTA supplied bespoke corten steel planters for a walking route scheme in Colchester town centre. Each planter has a laser-cut elephant decal under the top-left rim of each long face. Corten steel planters are
  • WoodBlocX: Raised planter beds for Angel Lane student accommodation
    Raised planter beds for Angel Lane student accommodation
    WoodBlocX
    Angel Lane in Stratford is Unite’s latest development of student accommodation in London, and offers extensive views of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. WoodBlocX created 10 raised planter beds with seating and lighting to...
  • IOTA: Bespoke steel planters - Hampton by Hilton, Bournemouth
    Bespoke steel planters - Hampton by Hilton, Bournemouth
    IOTA
    IOTA's bespoke steel planters were commissioned for the Hampton by Hilton hotel in Bournemouth. Specifications included dimensions of L 1200 x W 1200 x H 900; reinforced internally; 4 steel eye bolts in the base for tree...
  • Amberol: Self-watering planters for floral displays in Birmingham
    Self-watering planters for floral displays in Birmingham
    Amberol
    Amberol self-watering hanging baskets, window boxes, barrier boxes and planters have been used to create attractive floral displays around Birmingham's communal areas and parks
  • Benchmark Design: Large corten steel planters for pedestrianisation scheme
    Large corten steel planters for pedestrianisation scheme
    Benchmark Design
    Benchmark was asked to provide large corten steel planters for a 12-month pedestrianisation trial of St James Street in Taunton. Previously a busy cobbled road open to traffic, it had no safe pavement areas and there was a...
  • IOTA: Bespoke stainless steel tree planters, Clackmannanshire
    Bespoke stainless steel tree planters, Clackmannanshire
    IOTA
    Bespoke stainless steel tree planters were commissioned for a modern landscaping scheme by Clackmannanshire Council as part of the authority’s £1m Village and Small Town Centre Initiative. The planters were installed in Main...
  • Taylor Made Planters: Decking and bespoke furniture for NE1 quayside beach
    Decking and bespoke furniture for NE1 quayside beach
    Taylor Made Planters
    Taylor Made Planters was commissioned by a Newcastle landscape architect, on behalf of NE1, to supply and deliver a deck with rope balustrade and bespoke planters, boat front and beach huts to surround their quayside beach.
  • Streetlife: Steel benches and movable planters for public square
    Steel benches and movable planters for public square
    Streetlife
    Streetlife supplied solid steel benches, cubes and tree planters - Love Tubs - for the newly revamped Koning Leopold III square in Blankenberge, Belgium as part of the extensive renovation of a number of streets and public...
  • Street Design: Outdoor planters and seating for retirement village
    Outdoor planters and seating for retirement village
    Street Design
    St George's Park retirement village in Burgess Hill approached Street Design to advise them on a range of planters that could be used throughout the grounds to soften areas visible to residents. The Castleton range of...
  • Harrowden Turf: Enviromat in winning garden at Sandringham Flower Show
    Enviromat in winning garden at Sandringham Flower Show
    Harrowden Turf
    The Sandringham flower show is held every year in the grounds of The Queen’s home in Norfolk. This year, the Large Gold Medal was won by Thistlefield with a garden featuring Enviromat Sedum Matting. Paul and Honor Welford of...
  • IOTA: Large, granite-clad steel planters for streetscape
    Large, granite-clad steel planters for streetscape
    IOTA
    IOTA was contracted to design, manufacture and install three large steel planters, clad in granite, as part of streetscape improvements to Abington Street in the centre of Northampton. The planters were commissioned as part...
  • Outdoor Design: Bespoke trough planters for rooftop garden, Notting Hill
    Bespoke trough planters for rooftop garden, Notting Hill
    Outdoor Design
    This simple, effective scheme features a range of trough planters for a spacious rooftop garden in Notting Hill, London. A series of trough planters combined with hardwood cladding form a balustrade around this rooftop...