In October 2016 Our soft landscaping scheme at project The Brook, Tunbridge Wells (see previous post) was nominated and then received a Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society (RTWCS) 2016 Award.
I was invited to collect our award along with the Architect, Building Contractor and Client at the RTWCS annual awards ceremony. The panel particularly liked the overall garden design and planting scheme, very nice comments to hear. Great clients and a special project to be part of.
A very special project
Another rather special event happened in 2016. Both myself and the team also appeared on the BBC1’s DIY SOS ‘The Big Build’ where we assisted with the relocation of Chris Beardshaw’s Gold medal winning Chelsea show garden to the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. Whilst on site we assisted with various soft landscaping aspects which included moving the additional 14 tonnes of soil that was required, delivering, setting out and planting of the garden. It was a very special and rewarding project to part of and a great experience for all involved.
New member of the team
During 2016 a new member also joined the team, Steve Gardiner. Steve is a very experienced and talented site manager and it’s very nice to have him on board with us. He has already completed several high quality projects and we have lots more lined up for him!
The team received numerous compliments last year both from clients and members of the public for their hard work and efforts on site. With a very healthy looking order book and several projects already underway, 2017 looks set to be another great year for all of us here at Slate Grey.
If you are contemplating a new garden, please do feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements and arrange an initial site visit from myself or one of our designers.