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Interested parties: Wildflower Turf Ltd, Greener Places, Croda International. The brief: Croda International create, make and sell speciality chemicals and are the name behind the high-performance ingredients and technologies in some of the biggest and most successful brands in the world. Croda’s international headquarters is based in Yorkshire at the impressive Cowick Hall, a Grade […]
Date: April 2019 Interested parties: Wildflower Turf Ltd, P. Riley Groundcare, Private Landowner. The brief: Wildflower Turf Accredited Partner, P. Riley Groundcare, was approached by the owner of a large private estate in Derbyshire to assist with a landscaping project in early 2019. Comprising an elegant mansion standing within its own Victorian landscaped park, a […]
Client: Lancashire County Council & Wyre Council Contractors: Balfour Beatty Project: Rossall Coastal Defence Scheme, Fylde Coastline, Lancashire Date: July 2016 – May 2018 Size: 28,000m² Following four years of construction the Rossall Coastal Defence Scheme was officially opened on the 1st June 2018. The two-kilometre sea defence wall will now protect over 7,000 properties […]
Client: Telford Homes Landscape Architect: Standerwick Land Design Contractors: Skidmores of Hertford Consulting Ecologist: Henriette Westergaard Project: Caledonian Road Development, Islington, London Date: April & May 2018 Size: 2,768m² The Caledonian Road development in Islington, London is the site of 156 new apartments by Telford Homes, built on a narrow strip of land with SINC […]
Client: Costain Skanska JV Landscape Architect: Turney Landscapes Ltd Project: Crossrail Exit Shaft Head, Limmo Peninsula, London Date: March & April 2018 Size: 2,600m² Set to open in December 2018, London’s ambitious Crossrail project promises to deliver a high frequency, high capacity service to make travelling in the capital quicker and easier. Overlooked by high-rise […]
Landscape Contractors: Cormac Project: Green Infrastructure for Growth (Cornwall) Date: March 2018 to date Size: 7,700m² to date Alongside incumbent contractors Cormac, Wildflower Turf Ltd have recently assisted Cornwall Council to deliver part of the council’s Green Infrastructure for Growth (GI4G) project. The far-reaching GI4G programme will see £3.5 million invested in public recreational areas, […]
Date: November 2015 – February 2018 Interested parties: Wildflower Turf Ltd, Janine Robinson (University of Portsmouth). Background: Sustainable Urban Drainage systems (SUDs) have really come to the fore in recent years due to the increased occurrence of significantly damaging flood events in the UK and around the world, and the need to find a better […]
Client: Darwin Escapes Landscape Architect: RPS Planning & Development Contractors: Karl Watson Contracting Project: Darwin Escapes Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, Lake District, Cumbria Date: Autumn & Winter 2016 Size: 24,600m² Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat in the Lake District is the latest luxury holiday park by Darwin Escapes, and was opened in December 2016. Wildflower Turf […]
Client: BAM Nuttall Landscape Architect: Atkins Project: Hampstead Heath Ponds, London Date: August 2015 – October 2016 Size: 8,800m² Hampstead Heath is one of London’s key landmarks, with the much-loved green space enhanced by 30 man-made ponds. Following studies which indicated that the earth dams represented a significant risk should large-scale flooding occur, a mitigation […]
Client: Belfast City Council Contractors: Farran Construction and Cameron Landscapes Landscape Architect: Paul Hogarth Company Project: Connswater Community Greenway, East Belfast Date: April 2016 – October 2016 Size: 7,235m² Connswater Community Greenway is a £40 million investment in East Belfast. The project will create a 9km linear park through the city connecting the open green […]
Client: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Landscape Architect: BDP Project: The Hive, Kew, London Date: May / June 2016 Size: 2,270m² Situated in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Hive is a 17-metre-high aluminium latticed structure that aims to raise awareness of the rapid decline of the world’s bee population. Before entering The Hive […]
Date: April 2013 – October 2015 Interested parties: Wildflower Turf Ltd, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, ABG Geosynthetics, Geogreen Solutions, Prater, Laing O’Rourke, BDP. The brief: Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool opened in October 2015, and is Europe’s only hospital situated within a park. Following a consultation with patients and their families, the architects of […]
Client: Urban & Civic Landscape Architect: Bradley Murphy Design Ltd (BMD) Landscape Contractor: Whiting Landscape Ltd Project: Alconbury Weald Date: November 2014 – Ongoing Size: 7,500m² to date with more planned The brief: Formally an airfield, the site of Alconbury Weald was acquired by property company Urban & Civic in 2009. Currently in development, and […]
Client: Paultons Park Project: Peppa Pig World Date: May 2010 Size: 1,250m² Architects HPW Partnership, designed this new themed area at Paultons Park in Hampshire. As part of this project there is a “12,000 sq ft indoor play area providing a brand new space for visitors to take cover on wet days, and the largest Peppa Pig dedicated shop […]
Client: Wates Construction Project: New Holiday Inn, Junction 10 M4 Date: December 2009 Size: 1,382m² English Landscapes were the contractors for this amazing flat roof at the prestigious new Holiday Inn, just off Junction 10 of the M4. The turf was laid on the flat roof several meters above ground level. The green roof is irrigated from beneath, thereby […]
Client: Hickman Bros (contractors) Project: SINC at Popley Fields, Basingstoke Date: May 2007 Size: 6,000m² As a result of a Protected Species Management Plan, a large area, which was already a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) needed to be re-created for Great Crested Newts at Popley Ponds, Basingstoke, before redevelopment of the adjacent land for new homes […]
Client: Maccaferi Ltd Project: Nothe Fort, Weymouth Date: May/June 2005 & April 2006 Size: 1,810m² The re-profiling of the seaward ramparts of the Napoleonic Fort known as Nothe Fort at the entrance to Weymouth Harbour, Dorset was part of a large refurbishment project commissioned by Weymouth Civic Society. The Wildflower Turf, specially grown to preselected seed mix defined by […]
Client: UPM Tilhill Project: Jubilee River Embankment Date: November 2004 Size: 4,860m² UPM Tilhill contacted us to fulfil their remit to strengthen the Jubilee River Bank, near Windsor Castle following damage caused by flood waters of January 2003. The Wildflower Turf was grown, to incorporate Enkazon, a reinforcing material, that would strengthen the turf and therefore stabilise the embankment […]
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Wildflower Turf generates significant advantages over the alternative methods of establishing a wildflower habitat.
Changing colours throughout the year can be achieved with Wildflower Turf allowing for the creation of stunning wildflower meadows. The flowers in the turf mixes have been carefully chosen to produce flowering plants from early in the spring through to the middle of the autumn.