Public Places (page 1)

To The Manor Born

Country estates need diverse income streams to meet rising costs of upkeep, and Warwickshire’s Ragley Hall makes the most of its grounds and gardens...

in Public Places - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Bassett’s allsorts!

The multitasking that’s name of the game at Wakehurst, Kew’s southern stronghold, still allows the grounds management team to enjoy their favourite...

in Public Places - on 13/10/18

CLS on holiday

Groundworks and civils specialists CLS have completed a major infrastructure project under a £1.5m holiday lodge development.

in Public Places - on 6/10/18

Creeping privatisation!

Proliferation of music festivals and other events across capital’s green spaces means disruption and restrictions to access for residents

in Public Places - on 4/9/18

The garden of delights...

A Mecca for garden lovers has been reborn as an international visitor destination set in a dazzling landscape of seasonal colour. Greg Rhodes meets the...

in Public Places - on 27/8/18

Places for People embrace

Places for People, one of the UK’s largest property management companies, has reported a number of significant benefits since investing in a large fleet...

in Public Places - on 8/8/18

Deep aeration video

The concept of one metre deep aeration, to relieve compaction and improve drainage, really needs to be seen in action to appreciate the long-term...

in Public Places - on 1/8/18

Hove upgraded to 3G

A haven for dog walkers, runners, playing kids and sports players in Hove has had its football pitch upgraded.

in Public Places - on 30/7/18

Ransomes at the Palace

Blenheim Palace, located in Oxfordshire, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, has taken delivery of a Ransomes MP495 cylinder mower to maintain...

in Public Places - on 18/7/18

Tranquility at Bodnant

John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect...

in Public Places - on 6/7/18

Parks - time running out

A coalition of countryside groups and environmentalists are calling on the government to protect the UK’s parks and green spaces which are at “crisis...

in Public Places - on 4/7/18

Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Public Places - on 8/5/18

APSE green space warning

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) has revealed 75% of councils feel that parks and green spaces are being disproportionately affected...

in Public Places - on 24/3/18

Pride, but no prejudice

Thousands of romantics make the pilgrimage for the opportunity to worship at a National Trust ‘shrine’ renowned the world over. Greg Rhodes meets Gary...

in Public Places - on 26/2/18

Stoke Park renovations

Work is underway on the third loop of nine holes at the prestigious and multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, to complete...

in Public Places - on 9/1/18

Horticultural excellence

Many have sung the praises of Britain’s most ancient herbaceous border. Greg Rhodes meets the team charged with keeping it, and the surrounding lavish...

in Public Places - on 11/12/17

Royal visit to Wallasey

A rundown concrete court that was transformed into two state-of-the-art all-weather sports pitches on The Wirral will receive a Royal visit on...

in Public Places - on 13/9/17

Grimsthorpe choose Toro

First time Toro customer, Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, has purchased a Groundsmaster 4300-D rotary mower to tend the formal gardens

in Public Places - on 8/9/17