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Winter-proofing outdoor spaces

Daniel Took, Head of Professional Marketing at Kärcher UK, shares best practice guidance on how estates teams can winter-proof their outdoor spaces section-by-section With the clocks changing next month (October), signalling the bend of summer for another year, winter-proofing gardens ...

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Creating and maintaining beautiful, resilient, and sustainable outside spaces, nationwide

With origins dating back to 1973, when it began servicing outside spaces of commercial facilities, Ground Control is now a market-leader and multi-award-winning national service provider of environmentally-led grounds maintenance services, arboriculture work, winter maintenance, and landscape construction, with national ...

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idverde retains contract with London Legacy Development Corporation

London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) has renewed idverde’s park management contract at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) for a further 10 years. The contract, valued at £30 million, has been retained by the landscape and grounds maintenance specialist based on ...

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Tivoli Group acquires Greenfingers Landscape

Tivoli Group Ltd has announced that it has successfully exchanged contracts to acquire Greenfingers Landscape Ltd. It is Tivoli’s second acquisition following the purchase of Sodexo Horticultural Services in February 2021, and supports the company’s ambitious growth targets for this ...

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Mitie lands £4m deal with Yorkshire Water

Mitie has been awarded a new three-year contract, worth £4 million to deliver grounds maintenance services for Yorkshire Water, a major provider of essential water and wastewater services, serving over five million households and 140,000 businesses across Yorkshire and the ...

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Nurture Group completes its largest acquisition in five years

Green services provider, Nurture Landscapes Group, has completed the acquisition of Norfolk-based CGM Group. The acquisition, which comes hot on the heels of a £57 million round of investment by All Seas Capital, is the company’s eighth in the past ...

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Vertas enrols in university grounds and landscaping deal

Integrated facilities management firm, Vertas, has been appointed as the new Grounds and Landscaping services partner at the University of Suffolk. The University’s green spaces make up a large part of the campus footprint as well as forming an integrated ...

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Ground Control announces commitment to net zero by 2038

Biodiversity and land management business, Ground Control, has announced its commitment to becoming net zero by 2038, in line with targets submitted to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for validation. The transition includes achieving interim targets in 2030 and ...

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Tivoli expands partnership with South Tyneside Council

Specialist grounds maintenance service provider, Tivoli Group, has expanded its partnership with South Tyneside Council, following a new grounds maintenance contract award covering the Council’s Grass, & Bereavement Services (Lots 1 & 3). The new five-year deal, which commenced on ...

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Ground Control certified with three-star accreditation rating in Best Companies annual awards

Ground Control, the biodiversity and external maintenance business, has been awarded ‘world-class’ status for employee engagement in the 2022 Best Companies results. The award, which surveyed Ground Control’s 400+ staff – found that 91 per cent of employees felt proud ...

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