Case Studies

Green-tech Gardening Tips

Posted on:26 mar 2020
The current climate is a very uncertain time for many, it is difficult to keep yourself busy and your mind occupied whilst staying at home, however, the perfect way to do this is through gardening.

Green-tech adds a touch of green to Edinburgh’s McEwan Hall

Posted on:16 gen 2020
Works in Bristo Square included tree planting, creation of more social spaces and improved accessibility. It was designed to give a light, open space, with tiered seating steps around the central events area. Bordering this paved pedestrian area are ten semi-mature trees set in hard landscaping. These trees help to soften the cityscape and provide much needed shade during the summer months.

Nexus Building, Leeds

Posted on:25 giu 2019
The idea behind the Nexus Building was one of collaboration, setting up a “community of innovators”, as well as becoming home for the University of Leeds new Design and Innovation Centre. With an impressive new entrance on Woodhouse Lane, Nexus forms a striking gateway between the city and the southern corner of the campus

Green-tech assist York City Council with urban landscaping in the town centre

Posted on:21 mar 2019
York City Council are in the process of regenerating parts of the Shambles in Roman city York - Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma gate, Walmgate and Fossgate. The Council has recently changed the direction of traffic along Fossgate to reduce the volume and overhauled the area which included relaying the road surface and repaving the York stone paths, widening the narrow footpaths, introducing street furniture and tree planting. All of which they hope will make the area more pleasing to the residents and attract m

Green-tech supply over 2000 tonnes of Green-tree Topsoil for new Secondary School

Posted on:17 ott 2018
A newly built secondary school in the North East of England has had its sports pitch constructed and grounds landscaped by Brambledown Landscape Services, one of the UK's leading Landscaping, Sports Pitch & Groundwork operations. Brambledown Landscape Services turned to Green-tech to supply premium grade Green-tree topsoil, specifically manufactured for high quality sports pitch application.

Green-tech revisits Nottingham Trent University two years after supplying tree planting materials

Posted on:20 mar 2018
Nottingham Trent University city site is located in the heart of Nottingham city centre with 30 buildings surrounded by 5.1 hectares of open space. The heart of the campus underwent a multi-million pound refurbishment in 2015 which included two new state-of-the-art buildings in the Clifton complex with beautiful landscaped outdoor spaces where Green-tech supplied the landscaping materials.

Green-tech supply Ivy Green Screens for a Harrogate Garden to give instant results

Posted on:06 mar 2018
Eternal Lawns, a professional artificial grass installation company based in Morley, were hired by a property developer to install a York-stone patio and artificial grass. The large garden needed to be separated into three, one for each of the apartments. Eternal Lawns recommended the use of 20 one metre high ivy gt green screens from Green-tech to divide the gardens in Harrogate, and give it instant impact and privacy.

Bushey Cemetary

Posted on:26 feb 2018
The United Synagogue recently commissioned a project to enlarge the UK’s most significant Jewish cemetery, a 16-acre site in London’s Green Belt, and to create two new prayer halls. The Bushey Jewish Cemetery, located in Bushey serves the Jewish community within Northwest London.

Manchester, Chepstow Street Case Study

Posted on:23 feb 2018
In 2012 Red Rose Forest (RRF) a partnership between six local authorities in the North West was looking for a tree planting solution that also considered surface water management. The project required the planting of 3 trees in a 16m permeable trench.

Holt Park Leisure Centre, Leeds

Posted on:23 feb 2018
In the spring of 2012, Green-tech were asked to help with an exciting new project being specified by Martin Woolley Landscape Architects. The project involved creating a sustainable roof top garden for the Chancellor’s Court, part of the University of Leeds.

The perfect solution for Leeds University

Posted on:23 feb 2018
In the spring of 2012, Green-tech were asked to help with an exciting new project being specified by Martin Woolley Landscape Architects. The project involved creating a sustainable roof top garden for the Chancellor’s Court, part of the University of Leeds.

A1 Planting Project

Posted on:23 feb 2018
A project worth £318 million to upgrade the A1 through north Yorkshire has been a logistical triumph and a long waited high quality improvement to the Northern motorway network. Green-tech was ecstatic to be selected as a supplier to the project, working in partnership with Ashlea Landscape Contractors to plant a mixture of trees and shrubs along the embankments and trunk roads of the A1 between Dishforth and Leeming.

Green-tech supplies Green-tree topsoil in North East’s £150m Trinity Square Project

Posted on:25 gen 2018
Trinity Square is a new £150m mixed-use commercial development that has created a new town Centre in the heart of Gateshead. The redevelopment includes a large 150,000 ft2 Tesco extra superstore with a new basement car park providing over 700 underground car parking spaces. Above the store is a rooftop student village for Northumbria University with accommodation for over 900 students, offices, apart-hotel, a PCT health facility and a 9 screen multiplex cinema, along with a beautiful landscaped

Green-tech supply rural tree planting products for largest Solar Park in Kent

Posted on:25 gen 2018
Orchard Groundcare Ltd who are a specialist national Solar Park landscape contractor has been responsible for the seeding and planting at one of Britain’s biggest solar farms. They won the contract to manage the landscaping and maintenance of the site which is located in South East England and is capable of powering the whole of Herne Bay. The huge solar farm is set over eight fields which cover a total of 213 acres.

Tollgate Retail Park Incorporates Mona Plant System

Posted on:25 gen 2018
The recent redevelopment of Tollgate Retail Park is a massive boost for the local area, revamping a retail area that required more parking and better walkways and access between retail units. As part of the improvements to the external landscaping and car parking area, 12 tree pits were installed incorporating the Mona Plant System.

Mona Plant System - The Tate Britain, Barbara Hepworth Installation

Posted on:25 gen 2018
The Barbara Hepworth inspired Summer Garden, located at the front of Tate Britain, was created to celebrate Yorkshire born sculptor Hepworth who was a leading figure in the international art scene throughout her five decade career. Rosie Irving, former lawyer turned horticultural researcher for TV and trained Garden Designer, came up with the idea for the Summer Garden and teamed up with awardwinning Garden Designer, Antonia Young, to develop a design reflecting the bold lines and simplicity in

GRB Plus makes debut appearance at Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Posted on:25 gen 2018
Green-tech was part of the Radio 1’s Big Weekend that took place at Earlham Park in Norwich in 2015. Three artic wagons containing 5000 sq. metres of GRB Plus was supplied by Green-tech and used to protect and stabilise the ground for the full area which included parking and the stage.

GRB Plus installed at new Rabbit Hill Business Park development

Posted on:25 gen 2018
A £3m business park development in North Yorkshire has specified the installation of GRB Plus to provide a robust and effective landscaping solution to its car parking areas. Rabbit Hill Business Park, located on the outskirts of Harrogate is the new home to four local businesses and boasting expansive warehousing and office space.

Marlowes Shopping Centre

Posted on:25 gen 2018
The Marlowes Shopping Centre is Hemel Hempstead's main shopping area, situated in the town centre. The towns Dacorum Borough Council is spending £30m on a town centre regeneration project that aims to make Hemel Hempstead Town centre a more vibrant, accessible and busy place to shop, work and visit.

Coronation Street, Tree Move

Posted on:25 gen 2018
The new ITV Media City based in Salford is now the home of the nation’s favourite TV programme – Coronation Street. A major part of the Coronation Street move was the introduction of a tree onto the street, as the uprooting of the existing tree was considered highly impractical. The tree required planting in a specific restricted area and gtSpecifier was called upon to assist with drawing up the plans and visiting the site to prepare the tree pit.

Ocean Road, Urban Tree Planting

Posted on:25 gen 2018
Ocean Road is part of the South Shields town centre redevelopment programme. The improvements to Ocean Road will provide a more attractive and pleasant pedestrian route which draws visitors to and from the Foreshore. Green-tech was approached by South Tyneside Council to develop a hard landscaping solution for the Ocean Road development.

Little Lion Gardens, West Yorkshire

Posted on:18 gen 2018
After four years hard work, developing a rundown farmhouse and field into Little Lion Gardens, owner Robert Furness thought it was time to improve and stabilise their parking area for the increasing numbers of visitors to the gardens. Green-tech was asked to look at a number of ground reinforcement solutions with GRB Plus being favoured due to its practicality and ease of installation.

Residential landscapers turn to Green-tech for Gabion wall materials

Posted on:17 gen 2018
Haley and Judit bought a house in Witham, Essex without a fence or hedge boundary between their property and the neighbouring farmer’s field. They also had a lot of rubble to dispose of after knocking down walls and sheds to build a drive. They needed to install a boundary and organise costly rubbish disposal on a very tight budget. Haley contacted Green-tech and asked us to help.

Kilpatrick Hills Tree Planting

Posted on:17 gen 2018
Landscape supplier Green-tech has supplied 9,000 Tubex tree shelters and 80,000 tree spirals for the first phase of the creation of a new 279ha woodland in the Kilpatrick Hills.

Derby Arboretum Loksand Supply

Posted on:17 gen 2018
England’s first public park, Derby Arboretum, was renovated by laying almost 8,000 square metres of a variety turf products. 750 square metres of Lokturf, 150 square metres of Grassfelt and 700 square metres of Festival turf as well as 200 tonnes of Loksand to Derby Arboretum.