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January 18, 2018

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2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two weeks left to share views on plans for Bristol’s parks -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Carillion’s liquidation and its effect on the landscaping industry -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perennial offers support following Carillion collapse -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council produces plan to protect Stanmer Park’s woods -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool sets out 15-year plan for growth -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gristwood and Toms champions international accreditation programme -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Green-tree launches bespoke soil for Rain Gardens -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Make your voice heard – Pro Landscaper digital survey -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Landscaping companies announced for APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Butter Wakefield to design Gaze Burvill garden at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Yorkshire nursery helps restore historic site to former glories -

Monday, January 15, 2018

RHS begins search for School Gardeners of the Year -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Thrive seeking more people as volunteering in nature proven to be good for health -

Monday, January 15, 2018

INNSA responds to glyphosate licence renewal -

Monday, January 15, 2018

BASIS launches new Lawn Assured Standard -

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Funding agreed for Marwood Community Hall project -

Saturday, January 13, 2018

University secures planning approval for student centre and new civic space -

Friday, January 12, 2018

Först to showcase new lightweight petrol woodchipper at EHS -

Friday, January 12, 2018

Tender: Ground Preparation

The Forestry Commission seek to award up to a medium term contract with two lots to contractors who can demonstrate the experience, technical ability (all machine operators must have FMOCS), quality and reliability coupled with cost effective pricing and operational capacity to provide ground preparation through out Galloway.  Locations will be provided within the tender documentation. The estimated contract value is in the region of £300,000 over 3 years per lot, giving a total value of £600,000 over 3 years for the total contract. The estimated contract volume of each lot is 150ha per year (450ha over 3 years) throughout Galloway…

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Tender: Parkland Plan and Cost Planning

The City of London Corporation, acting as the Conservators of Epping Forest, is seeking a suitably experienced consultancy, with a strong track record in historic landscape restoration, regeneration and management, to lead a small specialist team that will advise the City of London, Wanstead Sports Grounds Ltd and associated stakeholders, on the preparation of a Parkland Plan and associated capital and revenue cost plans for the Grade II* Wanstead Park Registered Park and Garden of Historic Interest. The aim of this commission is to direct future planning of the Park. The stakeholders group and the City of London seek a…

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Tender: Parkland Plan and Cost Planning

The City of London Corporation, acting as the Conservators of Epping Forest, is seeking a suitably experienced consultancy, with a strong track record in historic landscape restoration, regeneration and management, to lead a small specialist team that will advise the City of London, Wanstead Sports Grounds Ltd and associated stakeholders, on the preparation of a Parkland Plan and associated capital and revenue cost plans for the Grade II* Wanstead Park Registered Park and Garden of Historic Interest. The aim of this commission is to direct future planning of the Park. The stakeholders group and the City of London seek a…

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Tender: Ground Maintenance

Elmbridge Borough Council in Surrey is looking for contractors for maintenance and service in parks, cemeteries, churchyards, play areas and car parks as well as green-space patrols. The seven year contract is worth £10m – £13m Call 01372 474130 of email mldha@elmbridge.gov.uk For more information click here

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Tender: Public Works

London Borough of Lambeth with Heritage Lottery Fund. Expressions of Interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Landscape/Building Contractors who wish to be considered for inclusion on the tender list for the restoration of the historic specified location. The awarding authority have been working in partnership with the Friends of Kennington Park on this project, which will start on site in January 2015 with completion in late Spring 2015. The building works will include relaying paths, removal of overgrown shrubs & planting, the reconstruction of a lily pond, repairs to pergolas and other structures, replanting throughout, restoring a route…

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Tender: Ground Maintenance

Banbury Council has a five year contract for grounds maintenance on offer, with up to a possible five-year extension. The work will include grounds maintenance and minor tree management works to green space, cemeteries, allotments and play areas and is worth an estimated £320,000 to £380,000. Contact Mike Hall on 01295 250340 for a pre-qualification questionnaire  For more information click here 

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Tender: Term Landscape Maintenance and Cleansing Contract

Organisation: TEP on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency NUTS Code: Merseyside (UKD5) Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Deadline: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – 00:00 Tender ID: 1553681 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. Additional Information How to Apply: These works are being procured via a Single Stage tender procedure. All interested candidates should submit…

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Tender: Grounds maintenance services

Organisation: Sow and Penk Internal Drainage Board NUTS Code: Shropshire and Staffordshire (UKG2) Published: Friday, September 19, 2014 Deadline: Monday, October 27, 2014 – 12:00 Tender ID: 2014/S 180-317830 Description Sow and Penk Internal Drainage Board (S&PIDB) have commissioned North Lincolnshire Council (NLC) to undertake a formal tender exercise on its behalf to procure contractor(s) to deliver the watercourse maintenance services commencing July 2015. For more information click here  

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Tender: Landscape Character Assessment Consultancy

Organisation: Braintree District Council NUTS Code: Essex (UKH3) Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 – 00:00 Tender ID: 1551934 Description Braintree District Council (BDC) is commissioning consultants to undertake an update of the Landscape Character Assessment and Landscape Capacity/Sensitivity Analysis which will form part of the evidence base for the emerging Local Plan. It is anticipated that this update will help determine the most appropriate directions for future residential and employment growth in the District and will support policy in the emerging Local Plan relating to landscape character areas, biodiversity and the environment. Additional Information How to Apply: The contracting authority considers…

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Tender: Landscaping work for parks

Organisation: Birmingham City Council NUTS Code: WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND) (UKG) (UKG) Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Deadline: Monday, October 13, 2014 – 12:00 Tender ID: 2014/S 177-312141 Short description of the contract or purchase(s) Birmingham City Council invites landscape contractors to make an application for inclusion on a select list of tenderers for a Landscape Construction Framework Agreement for the period of four years commencing in February 2015. Work will take place within the West Midlands Region. Contracts called off the framework agreement will be for the construction of integrated hard and soft landscaping work, and include items such as footpaths, planting, play areas, Multi…

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