06 August 2015

Paving materials improve entrance access at medieval church

The church was originally built in the 13th century and has been protected by conservation area covenants. However, the hard landscaping of village green at its entrance was in need of replacements setts, as the original quarried stone surface had become worn and uneven. Brett Landscaping’s Alpha Antique paving met the project’s aesthetic requirements, as[…]

  • 06 August 2015

24 July 2015

Block concrete paving products specified for Leicester re-development

Charcon was chosen to specify block paving products for the re-development the area, which was made famous by discovery of King Richard III in 2013. Charcon’s Andover Textured premium precast concrete paving was specified for the historic re-development The project was part of Leicester City Council’s ongoing street rejuvenation programme, receiving funding from the Heritage[…]

  • 24 July 2015

15 July 2015

Charcon offers BIM-enabled commercial hard landscaping products

In 2011, the Government proposed an industry-wide adoption of BIM technology. The initiative was designed to promote sector modernisation across all publicly funded projects; it also aimed to reduce capital costs and carbon consumption. By June 2016, all Government-funded projects must be conceived, designed, specified, built, maintained and even demolished using BIM technology as a[…]

  • 15 July 2015

10 June 2015

RonaDeck Resin Bonded Surfacing installed at all-access beach

The Project As part of the Development of Anglesey’s Coastal Environment Project, MWT Civil Engineering were contracted to create an all-access beach. The plans included resurfacing the area, improving access to the beach and installing new street furniture. The Development of Anglesey’s Coastal Environment Project aims to develop facilities at Cemaes Bay, Anglesey RonaDeck Resin[…]

  • 10 June 2015

26 May 2015

Trading partnership combines concrete products and street furniture

Offering an integrated package of services, URBANONE has been developed for the professional and landscape design sectors. The brand has been designed in response to the market’s demand for a bespoke service; those involved in urban landscaping schemes require functional products with impressive aesthetics and value for money. Creating bespoke solutions URBANONE is a new[…]

  • 26 May 2015

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