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April 22, 2018

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The Chelsea Fringe – One month to go -

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ahead of ‘Hens & Garden’s, horticulturist advocates keeping rarer breeds  -

Friday, April 20, 2018

BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gillespies to put ‘the Garden’ into Ebbsfleet Garden City -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Capel Manor College scoops Best in Show at Ascot Spring Garden Show -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tim O’Hare Associates completes Soil Resource Survey RHS Wisley -

Monday, April 16, 2018

BALI to launch Professional Designer Webinar Series -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The “live outdoors” Partnership -

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nurseries unveil new environmentally friendly bags at Hall Place Plant Fair -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Countrywide Grounds teams up with Perfectly Green -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open exhibition to mark Humphry Repton bicentenary -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Tender Opportunity – Play Equipment Renewal – Barrowby Village

BARROWBY PARISH COUNCIL Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Closing date: 14 March 2016 Contract summary Industry Technology and Equipment Location of contract East Midlands Value of contract (£) £175,000 Published date 01 February 2016 Closing date 14 March 2016 Contract start date 01 October 2016 Contract end date 01 December 2016 Description Barrowby village is situated in the county of Lincolnshire, close to the borders of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. The village stands approx. 2 miles outside the…

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Tender Opportunity – Market Place Public Realms Hard Landscape – Leicester

Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract East Midlands Value of contract (£) £1,500,000 – £2,000,000 Published date 23 December 2015 Closing date 12 February 2016 Contract start date 29 March 2016 Contract end date 29 March 2017 Description Leicester City Council invites Tenders for the provision of public realm and external landscaping and highway works. The public realm is to the rear of the Corn Exchange building. The highway works are to cover Market Place North, a section of Market Place South and part of Hotel Street. The Authority wishes to ensure that its procurement opportunities…

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Tender Opportunity – Market Place Public Realms Hard Landscape – Leicester

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Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract East Midlands Value of contract (£) £1,500,000 – £2,000,000 Published date 23 December 2015 Closing date 12 February 2016 Contract start date 29 March 2016 Contract end date 29 March 2017 Description Leicester City Council invites Tenders for the provision of public realm and external landscaping and highway works. The public realm is to the rear of the Corn Exchange building. The highway works are to cover Market Place North, a section of Market Place South and part of Hotel Street. The Authority wishes to ensure that its procurement opportunities…

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Tender Opportunity – Natural Stone Materials – Tiverton

   Industry: Materials and Products, Mining and Ores Location of contract: EX2 4QW Value of contract (£): £100,000 Published date: 19 November 2015 Closing date: 23 December 2015 Contract start date: 01 April 2016 Contract end date: 29 September 2016 Description: *This tender is for the supply of Natural Stone Materials ONLY. Below is an outline of the project for information only* These environmental enhancement and traffic calming measures form part of a 2 Phase project on Blundells Road in Tiverton, Devon, England. The proposals for Blundells Road lie between Heathcoat Way and Tidcombe Lane with minor works on Tidcombe Lane. They consist of creating a 20mph…

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Tender Opportunity – Greenspace Management Contract – Arun District Council

Location of contract – BN17 5LF Value of contract (£) –£15,000,000 – £30,000,000 Published date – 22 October 2015 Closing date – 08 January 2016 Contract start date – 01 January 2017 Contract end date – 31 March 2027 Tenders are sought for the delivery of Arun’s Greenspace Management Contract. Contract description This contract involves the provision of four main service areas; grounds maintenance, outdoor recreation, play area repairs & maintenance and facilities maintenance, all of which will be undertaken as part of this agreement with the potential for modifications. Grounds Maintenance covers a whole spectrum of horticultural operations at a wide range of parks…

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Tender opportunity – Responsive external works program to various properties – Cheltenham

Article Source Applications are invited from suitably experienced companies who wish to be considered by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) as a managing agent for Cheltenham Borough Council (CBC) for a contract to deliver responsive external works program to various CBC owned properties within the Borough of Cheltenham. This will be a measured Term Contract for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years. The value of the works is expected to be up to £100,000. The scope of the works includes ( but not limited to); Repair and replacement of pathways and paving to houses and…

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Tender opportunity – Grounds and Premises Maintenance – Rayleigh Town Council

Contract summary Description – Maintain 10 acre playing fields including 2 football pitches, play/gym equipment, skate park, teen shelter, litter picks/disposal, flora/shrub bed maintenance, toilet/changing room cleaning, gate locking at dusk, work at local allotment sites and local odd jobs for councils. Location of contract – SS6 8JD Value of contract (£) – £35,000 Published date – 10 August 2015 Closing date – 30 October 2015 Contract start date – 01 April 2016 Contract end date – 31 March 2019   About the buyer Contact name – Kerry Cumberland Address The Pavilion King George V Playing Field Rayleigh, Essex SS6 8JD England Telephone 01268 741880 Email clerk@rayleightowncouncil.gov.uk…

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Tender Opportunity – External Works – Cheltenham

Cheltenham Borough Council has issued a tender for the management of an external works programme at various Cheltenham properties in the town. Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Applications are invited from suitably experienced companies who wish to be considered by Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH) as a managing agent for Cheltenham Borough Council (CBC) for a contract to deliver responsive external works program to various CBC owned properties within the Borough of Cheltenham. This will be a measured…

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Tender Opportunity – Landscape Maintenance and Cleansing Contract – Basildon

Tender source Contract summary Industry Agriculture and Food Location of contract South East Value of contract (£) £131,345 – £160,500 Published date 14 September 2015 Closing date 12 October 2015 Contract start date 01 December 2015 Contract end date 30 November 2018 Description The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is the single, national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England. Our vision is to create opportunity for people to live in homes they can afford in places they want to live, by enabling local authorities and communities to deliver the ambition they have for their own areas. For more information…

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Tender Opportunity – Grounds Maintenance – Manchester

Description 1. Background to the University The Manchester Metropolitan University, (the University), is the largest campus-based undergraduate University in the UK. Locally, it is a major economic contributor, with 37,000 students and 4,300 staff. The University has two main campuses located at Crewe and Manchester. Our mission is to be the UK’s leading University for world-class professionals. A University places its students first by providing a learning environment that promotes and supports employability by producing effective and independent learners. Our expertise, research and other resources will support the social and economic development of the region and we promote, facilitate the…

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