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Landscaping and Tree Planting

At Wrekin we consider the users of tomorrow and develop systems to stand the test of time.

When it comes to landscaping and arboriculture, this is especially important as it is a way of creating an attractive and aspirational scheme that people will enjoy long into the future.

Big trees are desirable additions to developments as they have been proven to provide substantial social, economic and environmental benefits.

Landscaping and tree planting

Research has proven big trees can improve our mental health through psychological relaxation and stress alleviation, increase property values, minimise the heat island effect in towns and cities, reduce pollution and noise, provide the obvious habitat for wildlife and manage storm water run-off.

At present 50% of a world's population live in towns and cities, by 2050 this number is expected to increase to 66%. The rapid expansion of cities puts pressure on forests, landscapes and green areas.

When large green spaces are not always possible, ensuring we have the infrastructure to make our urban environment greener is vital for communities. To enable this to happen, we have a range of landscaping and tree planting products created by our experts so that you can rest assured any trees planted will be sure to flurish.

Trees improving aesthetic appeal
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A supportive team

We have developed a strong reputation in the civil engineering sector thanks to our skilled teams wealth of experience. We offer the best technical expertise with exceptional customer support. Our team works with asset owners, developers, main contractors, ground workers and local authorities throughout a construction scheme’s lifecycle, including:

Initial project support

Listening and working with customers to fully understand their requirements. We provide pre-tender and tender support to lend a competitive edge.

Product specification

Our technical experts and value engineering service means that you have access to the best advice and support.

Design schemes

Our talented team provides full design services, with the added bonus of supporting documentation and drawings.

Advice and site meetings

We understand the value of regular site meetings, helping to improve communication, giving installation advice and ensuring each project is completed successfully, right down to the project review

Thetford Woodland Lodges
Success stories

Thetford Woodland Lodges

Thetford Forest is the UK’s largest man made lowland forest. It’s patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life.

To accomodate some of the thousands of visitors who flock to the woodland every year, the operators decided to construct a collection of luxury woodland cabins. The site identified for the cabins contained many mature trees which the local authority was keen to preserve.

During the selection of products, Wrekin’s technical team considered the mass of the lodges themselves as well as delivery vehicles. Due to the weight involved, it was clear that the correct selection of ProtectaWeb™ depth was imperative to the success of the project.

Related case study

Warner Brothers Studio

Wrekin helped Warner Brothers Studio and earthworks contractor Spadeoak to build new car parking areas as the land where they had previously built car parking on was being reclaimed for new buildings.

Warner Brothers Studio

Warner Brothers Studio

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Case study

M60 - M62 Smart Motorway

Wrekin Products worked closely with Manchester Smart Motorway JV, offering technical advice and adapting the specification of the product to ensure it would provide the optimum solution. As a result, Wrekin was invited to supply V gully grates for the scheme.

Manchester Smart Motorway JV

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