Category Archives: Landscaping

Tubosider Pipes create giant planters for South Bank courtyard

As the UK’s no 1 manufacturer of steel stormwater tanks, drainage pipes and culverts, Tubosider’s corrugated steel pipes are put to a wide range of uses, but few like this…

Saturday Showgarden Openings

Haddonstone is delighted to announce that its acclaimed Showgardens in rural Northamptonshire will be opening on the first Saturday of every month in the run up to Christmas.

These openings will provide the ideal opportunity to see Haddonstone’s architectural stonework and garden ornaments in a landscape setting, and to discuss any requirements for future projects with experienced Haddonstone staff who will be on hand to assist with any queries.

Painting a new library landscape

The Hive is Europe’s first joint university and public library, a unique academic, educational and learning centre for the City of Worcester and its University. The ‘BREEAM Outstanding’ project was designed by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with a distinctive and sustainable landscape design by Grant Associates.

Wienerberger donates pavers and roof tiles to Habitat for Humanity

Wienerberger, the leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, has donated a selection of roof tiles and pavers to a Habitat for Humanity development in Toxteth, Liverpool, as part of its partnership with the international development charity. Since the two organisations started working together last year, Wienerberger has donated products for two blocks of houses on the development.

The UK’s only manufacturer of TigerMulch Rubber Chipping’s made of 100% recycled rubber

An Ideal landscaping product that is permeable for tree surrounds, paths, slopes, erosion control etc.;

Gillshill Primary School, Hull

Gillshill Primary School in Hull has had its playground resurfaced and enhanced with the application of RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing by Route One Highways.

Woodscape street furniture installed at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

British manufacturing firm Woodscape has been called upon to design and manufacture innovative street furniture for Europe’s most significant landscape project for a generation.

Open grille decking adds metallic sheen

Neaco’s Techdek aluminium open grille system has been specified to add metallic style to a rooftop terrace which is one of the key features at Roswell Court, McCarthy & Stone’s luxury development of 52 one and two bedroom Assisted Living apartments.

A & G develops new paving flag for Canterbury’s new theatre

Acheson & Glover (A&G), a leading supplier of premium hard landscaping products, developed a new paving flag to meet the architect’s specific design requirements for the £25.6m Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.

Onyx 20mm – another new exciting product

Long Rake Spar continually strive to introduce unique new products to the trade that have a high sell through rate, whilst offering a sound profit return.

Citideck solution for Library Street housing development

The Library Street housing development in South East London was designed to provide high specification living and outdoor space, but as affordable housing.

Timberplay strengthen landscape architect support

Timberplay have strengthened their offering for Landscape Architects with a comprehensive program of new CPD seminars, all created to be deliverable within an hour.

A & G Claims a first with CE marking

Acheson & Glover (A&G), a leading manufacturer of premium quality hard landscaping and pre-cast concrete products, is pleased to announce its products are in compliance with the new CE marking standard. It is the first hard landscaping manufacturer to confirm this and apply the new CE symbol to all packaging, literature and delivery dockets.

The Extended Lifecycle of Decking

James Latham is now offering Lifecycle by UPM, a wood-plastic composite decking that has the luxurious look and feel of a real hardwood decking.

Wimbledon landscape framework

Grant Associates has developed a holistic landscape framework and public realm strategy for the world’s most famous tennis club, Wimbledon, working alongside lead masterplanners, Grimshaw.

British street furniture manufacturer Woodscape is helping to ‘Build a Better Tesco’

Leading supermarket Tesco continues to work closely with leading manufacturing business Woodscape as part of their ‘Build a Better Tesco’ initiative.

Lord’s Cricket Ground, London

Visitors to Lord’s Cricket Ground approaching from St John’s Wood will enter via the ornamental Grace Gate which was built in 1923 in honour of the great cricketer W G Grace.

New Hydro StormTrain™ Series – a suds-compliant toolbox for surface water treatment

Hydro International is launching The Hydro StormTrain™ Series, a comprehensive toolbox of surface water treatment devices in anticipation of the growing need to remove silts, sediments and other pollutants from stormwater runoff.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Two companies exhibiting at the Chelsea Flower Show, who incorporated Eco Resin Bound Surfacing in their stand design, have won awards.

Olympic inspired tile mural by Craven Dunnill Jackfield

UK specialist tile manufacture Craven Dunnill Jackfield, which created two vast art installations for the Olympic Park, has won a national TTA award for its Olympic inspired tile mural at Much Wenlock Public Art Trail.

Permcalc – Free permeable pavement designs from Brett Landscaping

Landscapers, architects and developers can now create accurate, fully costed design suggestions for permeable paving solutions quickly and easily thanks to PermCalc, an innovative free-to-use online tool designed in-house by Brett Landscaping.

Landscape Show

Ticket requests are now open for Landscape 2013 at Battersea Park Evolution Centre on 24th & 25th September

All Weather Jointing Mortar for Natural Stone Paving

This driveway was designed with concentric circles of Black Limestone and Raj Green Sandstone setts surrounded by Indian Sandstone slabs, with an edge band of the same black setts. The paving was all pointed using GftK’s vdw 800, the unique epoxy resin bound sand, paving jointing mortar from NCC Streetscape.

Granite Sett Driveway – Not just ‘Good as New’ – But Better!

NCC Streetscape Limited:  GftK’s vdw 850 Paving Joint Mortar has been used to refurbish this prestige driveway near Bury in Lancashire by repointing and grouting the joints to replace and improve the long term performance and durability.


An inspiring new collection of design-led street furniture from Landscape Forms has been launched in the UK, by Cheshire-based Bailey Artform.  Aimed at helping landscape architects and specifiers to enrich outdoor public spaces, the award-winning Landscape Forms product range combines innovative urban design with functionality and sustainability to create aspirational and effective landscape architecture.

Addacolor retains all of the benefits of their standard resin bound surfacing and is ideally suited to those projects that require a splash of colour, both inside and out.

The 3mm quartz stone and resin mix is semi porous and comes in 12 standard colours. It is UV stable and ideal for demarcation, logos, patterns and designs as well as regular projects associated with resin bound surfacing such as footpaths, driveways and car parks.


A unique SUDS-compliant hard landscaping system, Sudscape ™ can earn a construction or hard landscaping project up to eleven BREEAM credits due to its range of excellent eco-credentials, based on criteria information provided in the Green Guide to Specification.

Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham

Ultrascape Flowpoint handles slopes, steps and dancing diggers with ease!

RonaDeck Tree Pit System enhances building project at Middlesbrough School

Ronacrete Approved Contractor Route One Highways laid over 200 square metres of RonaDeck Tree Pit System at Beverley and Tollesby School, Middlesbrough.

Practicality Brown Specialist Suppliers Of Instant Hedges And Specimen Tress

Established since 1981, we have offered professional landscape services, coupled with unrivalled customer satisfaction, for 30 years. Our client base is wide and varied, from commercial projects, small and large, to bespoke individual trees and hedges to private gardens, prestigious projects for the UK’s leading Garden Designers, Landscape Architects and Property Developers.