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Nurture Group acquires Plantforce

Landscaping and horticultural services firm, Nurture Landscapes has added to its extensive portfolio of services with the acquisition of Plantforce. Based in West India Docks and operating throughout the Capital and much of the South-East, Plantforce was founded by Graham ...

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Mitie acquires living wall specialist

Mitie has acquired Biotecture, a leading specialist in designing, building and maintaining ‘living walls’ which transform indoor and outdoor urban spaces by improving air quality and biodiversity, while also enhancing workspace design. The acquisition expands Mitie Landscapes’ business to include ...

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New CEO at the helm for Nurture Landscapes

Gareth Kirkwood OBE has been appointed the new CEO of Nurture Landscapes. Kirkwood joins the nationwide landscaping specialist this month from The AA Roadside Services where he held the role of Managing Director. His appointment coincides with a period of ...

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Chequers unveils proactive gritting service

Churchill Group’s specialist services provider, Chequers, has launched a comprehensive new winter maintenance service including proactive gritting and snow clearance. The nationwide services are automatically triggered by Met Office forecasts, which are monitored daily at the exact location of client’s ...

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Chequers appoints director of grounds and landscaping

Churchill Group’s specialist services partner for the housing sector, Chequers, has appointed Naomi Childe as its Director of Grounds and Landscaping. Childe’s key responsibilities will involve delivering safe, high quality, and on time services, whilst developing green spaces for its ...

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Green Goals

From contaminated chemical industry land to a world-class 80-acre training complex, Manchester City’s Etihad Campus has now become a major biodiversity success story thanks to its partnership with landscape and grounds maintenance specialists idverde Built on a former chemical plant, ...

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Ground Control to showcase best environmental & biodiversity practice with the launch of a new rewilding site

With two months until the COP26 climate summit begins, landscape and maintenance contractor, Ground Control, has launched a new rewilding centre – one of the largest in the country – to showcase and share the best biodiversity and sustainability practices ...

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Mitie becomes Plantlife’s first Patron in the FM industry

As part of its commitment to help support biodiversity across the UK, Mitie Landscapes has become a Corporate Patron of British Conservation Charity, Plantlife. Mitie will be working with Plantlife to support its evidence-based approach to conservation, which will include ...

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Ground Control becomes Living Wage Employer

Landscape and maintenance contractor, Ground Control, has strengthened its employer credentials by committing to pay its workers the Living Wage. Its employees across the country will earn £9.50 per hour – or £10.85 if based in in London. Both rates ...

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Ground Control one of the top UK companies to work for

Landscape and maintenance contractor, Ground Control, has been named as one of the country’s best companies to work for. Acknowledged in the Best Companies List, the UK’s respected annual analysis of workplace engagement, Ground Control was recognised for its corporate ...

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