On Friday 16th March the annual Association of Professional Landscapers Awards sponsored by Bradstone, took place at The Brewery in London, and it is with great joy that we can announce that Urban Landscape Design Ltd won the award for the best Commercial Garden category, sponsored by Boughton Loam, for our dementia seaside garden for The FED Care Home. We are so immensely honoured to receive this accolade and to have been recognised by our peers for this award, it was an extremely tough category and all the entries were of an exceptionally high standard.
The APL have been running these awards since 1995 to recognise and reward the high standard of landscaping construction carried out by its members. They look for projects that have shown technical excellence in both construction and horticulture, and have gone above and beyond in fulfilling the design criteria and the clients expectations.
The dementia garden, which was designed by Agathoclis Beckmann Landscape Architects, encompasses a seaside theme with a strong sensory feel, to help evoke happy memories of times gone by, stimulate the senses and provide a space to promote well-being for the residents of the care home. Gardens such as this one, have been proven to help calm and relax patients who suffer from dementia. This innovative and interactive space, with its beach huts, pier with Millboard decking, resin bound surfacing to represent sandy beaches, and sounds of the seaside, was highly received by the client, residents and their families as well as the local community, being described as life-enhancing feature of the car home.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with the project, from our suppliers to our hardworking team, and everyone in between. We would also like to thank the APL for their wonderful hospitality on Friday, and their continued work and dedication on promoting the landscaping industry.
Directly with the client, we constructed and installed a beach themed garden, suitable for Dementia patients
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We are the only London Stone partner in the North of the UK, providing their products on display and the same knowledgeable and friendly customer service you expect from this forward thinking landscaping products company.
Gold Partner status meaning we are approved designers and installers of RENSON® canopies
The Horticultural Trade Association provides a vital contact for identifying and dealing with key garden industry issues and opportunities, and represents industry views to Government and is its voice in the media.
We are members of the Association of Professional Landscapers and are vetted annually to keep up to date with legislation and best practice
Trustmark is the only government endorsed scheme for almost all trades in and around the home
All our operatives are ROLO trained which was introduced to raise the standards of Health and Safety and reduce the risks and accidents throughout the industry
We are accredited with Construction Health and Safety who as an organisation, help businesses and organisations manage their Health and Safety risks and safeguard their reputation
We are members of BALI, the UK’s trade association for the landscaping sector who have a rigorous vetting procedure
We are registered with Constructionline – the UKs largest register of contractors, who vet all members to ensure they are qualified, and standards are uncompromised
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