27 April 2015

RonaDeck surfacing aids health and well being of residents

Queens Court housing scheme project Designed for Halton Housing Trust, Queens Court comprised 17 apartments with car parking and associated landscaping Architects:  Denovo Design Main contractor: Forrest Construction Ronacrete Approved Contractor: Elite Surfacing Queens Court housing scheme project New affordable apartments were built on the site of the iconic Queen’s Hall music venue, which had[…]

  • 27 April 2015

23 April 2015

Paving solution meets structural and aesthetic requirements

Ashridge Contractors enlisted the help of Brett Landscaping to create a durable paving solution with the ability to withstand vehicular traffic. To create an aesthetically pleasing solution with these specific structural requirements, Brett’s team advised combining its Alpha Antique block paving with its new Lugano Black Fleck Kerbs. A combination of Brett’s Alpha Antique paver[…]

  • 23 April 2015

14 April 2015

JB Anti-Slip timber boardwalk for National Cycle Network

National Cycle Network New JB Anti-Slip timber boardwalk for the National Cycle Network The collaboration of Sustrans (a charity supporting the use of walking, cycling and public transport) with Cheshire West, Chester Council and Flintshire County Council has seen the completion of improved cycle routes from North Wales to the Wirral Way. The cycle path[…]

  • 14 April 2015

07 April 2015

New edition of ‘SuDS + Permeable Paving Today’ guide

New edition of ‘SuDS + Permeable Paving Today’ guide from Interpave SUDS + PERMEABLE PAVING TODAY New Guide from Interpave Reviews of latest government measures for implementation of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) New Government requirements from April 2015 Now a planning issue Urban design opportunities Bringing water to landscaping The latest SuDS measures offer new[…]

  • 07 April 2015

02 April 2015

Anti-slip Plus deck boards for River Clyst Cycle Bridge and boardwalk

Decking for River Clyst Cycle Bridge and boardwalk John Brash decking specified by Devon County Council as the ‘optimum solution’ for a River Clyst Cycle Bridge and boardwalk The River Clyst Cycle Bridge and boardwalk provides an extension to the Exe Estuary National Cycle Route. The vision behind the path specification was that visitors to[…]

  • 02 April 2015

02 April 2015

Tackling the ‘scourge of bin blight’ with alternative solutions

  ESE World managing director Dave Hughes on the ‘Bin Blight’ debate…and three solutions     Alternatives to the ugly clutter of unsightly bins Too many streets are dominated by the ugly clutter of unsightly bins, which ruin the look of families’ homes and gardens, he says. And the NHBC Foundation’s recently published report says[…]

  • 02 April 2015

25 March 2015

Anti-slip deck boards selected for Bristol housing development

JB CitiDeck deck boards were used to complete each apartment’s private balcony or terrace area A recent project, which has seen the development of new homes in Portishead, is in its final phase. Ninety4 on the Estuary is the last part of the project: a series of apartments have been built on the Marina, overlooking[…]

  • 25 March 2015

24 February 2015

New paving range featured in Gardens and Drives catalogue

The latest edition of Brett’s Gardens and Drives catalogue showcases the company’s paving ranges through a series of visuals For 2015, the catalogue has been re-developed and printed in a landscape format. With the aim of focusing on the aesthetics of its paving rather than swamping readers with technical information, Brett’s catalogue heavily features lifestyle[…]

  • 24 February 2015

19 February 2015

Natural stone paving for police training centre

Brett Landscaping provided the training centre with its Fens Moss Yorkstone paving and its Omega block paving which are both manufactured using UK sourced natural stone The new Carr Gate training centre has been developed by Interserve to house training facilities for West Yorkshire Police. The training school, which has been built for use by[…]

  • 19 February 2015

13 February 2015

Weed control materials installed on family bowling green

The weed control materials were specified to treat the bowling green which is located in the garden of Villa Rita in southern Italy The 40 square metre bowling green area was in need of renovation. Weed growth was making the site unsafe, meaning that the space had to be constantly cleared and maintained. DuPont Plantex[…]

  • 13 February 2015