Icknield Port Loop

Green light for residential-led regeneration scheme at Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham

Birmingham City Council has approved plans for the first phase of a major residential regeneration scheme at Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham. Working closely with Glenn Howells Architects, Maccreanor Lavington Architects and ShedKM, Grant Associates has created a detailed landscape masterplan that will see 207 family homes and 90 apartments built, along with green infrastructure including a[…]

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Regeneration plans for Filton Airfield take-off

Green light for YTL’s regeneration proposal for Filton Airfield with landscape design by Grant Associates. Plans by infrastructure and development company YTL to regenerate Bristol’s historic 350-acre site at Filton Airfield have received the green light from South Gloucestershire Council. The masterplan includes 2,675 new homes, 62 acres of employment and industrial space, three new[…]

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Brett Revives Courtyard At National Centre For Circus Arts

Brett Landscaping recently supplied over 700m2 of paving to installers Marshall K Paving Contractors Ltd for installation at the National Centre for Circus Arts in London. The centre, which is based within a former Victorian power station in Hoxton Square, is of one Europe’s leading circus skill educators and was the training ground for performers involved[…]

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Charity’s rejuvenation project uses striking Brett Landscaping solution to draw footfall to Hull “Old Town” Centre

Hull Trinity House, a charitable organisation which has served seafarers and their families in the area for over 600 years, has successfully regenerated part of Hull’s Old Town, using hard-landscaping materials supplied by Brett Landscaping. With an inspiring colour spectrum and capacity for creativity, products from the Alpha Antique block paving range were considered the perfect[…]

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York student accommodation – RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing

Route One Highways installed approximately 2000 square metres of Harvest Crunch to new student accommodation at Student Castle, Walmgate, York. Ronacrete Approved Contractor Route One Highways have installed approximately 2000 square metres of RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing in a Harvest Crunch aggregate blend to new student accommodation at Student Castle, Walmgate, York. The SuDS compliant[…]

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Brett Landscaping assistance helps to challenge perception of space at Hayes development

A recently constructed retail development in Hayes, West London has had its striking public access area and car park design fulfilled using a combination of high quality paving products, manufactured and supplied by Brett Landscaping. The new development’s pathways, access and parking areas have been created using original designs by leading landscape architects the terra[…]

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You don’t need to think lateral or big to green urban spaces

In its 2012 report on health indicators of sustainable cities, the World Health Organisation recommended 9 square meters of green space per inhabitant of urban spaces. Of course, the WHO was referring predominantly to the importance of parks and other spaces to public health for recreational use, but the organisation also recognises the importance of[…]

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Leading the way in public realm innovations Marshalls launches commercial new products for 2015

Marshalls has launched a comprehensive new range of products proving it continues to lead the way in public realm innovations, supplying the highest quality materials. The latest products from Marshalls, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer,  combine clever engineering and technology, with imaginative ways to save time and costs across all disciplines, from innovative paving[…]

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Mobility kerb development project inspires new standard product line for Brett

A specialist mobility kerb that has been installed across regions of South Yorkshire has proven so successful that manufacturer Brett Landscaping, has added the product within its standard paving catalogue, thus making it freely available to national developers and local authorities alike. The kerb, which features an upstand of 30mm between carriageway and footpath provides[…]

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Faith in Brett’s bus boarding Kassel kerb continues for progressive Brighton & Hove City Council

Major public transport improvements, designed to span the entire length of Lewes Road in Brighton, have served to underline the confidence of Brighton and Hove City Council in the quality of Brett Landscaping’s market leading Kassel bus boarding kerb. The Brett solution has been installed as part of an ongoing programme now in its 15th[…]

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Growth in commercial projects highlights versatility of Brett Paving

A number of recent eye-catching, high-profile projects have underlined a change in mentality when it comes to commercial landscape design, according to hard landscaping specialist Brett Landscaping. The company has a growing commercial paving business and believes that its success owes much to a greater level of aesthetic ambition amongst architects, engineers and contractors in[…]

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Trief kerbs deliver enhanced safety for major overhaul of Manchester Transport Network

Trief vehicle containment kerbs from Brett Landscaping have been specified to provide protection on bridges as part of Manchester’s major Metrolink project. The proven quality of Trief – the only product of its type to be independently tested to the BS EN 1317-2 standard for road restraint systems – was instrumental in Brett Landscaping being[…]

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Brett Permeable Paving Expertise Proves Key For Developing a Challenging Site

The experience of Brett Landscaping & Building Products in permeable pavements has played a vital role in ensuring the viability of a high density housing project on a site with difficult drainage and ground conditions. Brett Landscaping worked closely with the main contractor Cocksedge Building Contractors and groundwork contractor Bowie Construction to enable the laying[…]

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Enhanced natural stone range at heart of Brett Landscaping’s new garden & drives offering

The centrepiece of the Brett Landscaping product offer for homeowners in 2014 is an enhanced choice of natural stone paving, offering long-lasting, high-quality solutions to suit every budget. The new natural stone range is just one of several new products and services showcased by Brett Landscaping in its 2014 Gardens & Drives catalogue, available to[…]

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Watford Junction benefits from total Brett solution for paving & bus kerbs

Brett Landscaping has underlined its ability to bring exceptional functionality and aesthetics to commercial landscaping installations with a 15,000m2 project to upgrade the bus interchange at Watford Junction Station. The Brett solution integrates the company’s specialist Kassel bus boarding kerbs with its Omega and Piatto block paving ranges to provide a harmonious palette of colours[…]

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Engineering depth gives Brett Landscaping the edge in Hull housing project

Leading paving supplier Brett Landscaping has been selected to provide permeable paving for driveways and carriageways across a significant and much anticipated social housing project in Kingston-Upon-Hull – an area where the use of building materials that support flood prevention is critical. The new development at Riverside, North Bransholme comprises 43 properties on reclaimed land[…]

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Gunwharf Quays achieves security by design

PERIMETER security and street furniture specialist, Townscape Products, has illustrated the versatility of its vehicle security system, CT Block, at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth. The landmark regeneration scheme project managers, MFD, approached Townscape to design a hostile vehicle mitigation system which would enhance the external landscaping whilst offering PAS 68 security protection to the development.[…]

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Vertical louvres living wall system takes Treebox to new heights

Urban greening company Treebox has unveiled an innovative style of living wall for use in both residential and commercial projects. Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in both external and internal settings due to their striking aesthetic and environmental impact, but until now controlling the density of a wall’s vegetation has not been straightforward. Treebox’s[…]

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Green Screens Security Fencing

Mobilane Green Screens provide a perimeter security solution which satisfies environmental and social sustainability requirements, and which delivers a wide range of further benefits including; security, aesthetics, improved air quality, low maintenance, ease of installation. The Screens also provide a deterrent against graffiti and other anti-social behaviour. Mobilane Green Screens are a simple but remarkably[…]

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