Entries by Reece Bennetton

Bee Hotel creation and installation

Bee hotel design, creation and Installation by the Urban Greening Company. We have now installed numerous bee hotels across London attracting pollinators back into the city. This is something we feel strongly about at TUGC and we want to see bee hotels across the whole of London. These bee hotels have consisted of various shapes and […]

Green Roof Maintenance

These are all examples of recent green roof maintenance carried out by the urban greening company team. They are all perfect examples of how a green roof should look for this time of year with autumn coming to an end. However they have not always looked this good. We always recommend bi-annual maintenance visits and it […]

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800sqm of green roof in Cornwall

800sqm of green roof on the headland hotel and spa’s brand new spa facility on the north cornwall coast just up the road from Newquay. 4 green roofs of varying sizes on this magnificent new spa facility right on the tip of the headland. To say we had to battle through the weather would be an […]

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Green Roof restoration project

Green Roof restoration project on a 45 degree pitched green roof which had failed due to structural deficiencies. One of the toughest projects we have undertaken but very rewarding once completed. We were originally approached to investigate the cause of the problem. Once we had carried out the investigation the task was to reinstate the green roof […]

Sedum Roof for Methodist Church

Sedum Roof installed at Beckenham Methodist Church, South East London. The Church is currently being renovated and this green roof was added onto an extension of the building. We finished the job in one day which consisted of many tricky cuts of drainage board and sedum. Cutting around the numerous roof lights meant for a neat […]

pitched green roof in Bradford on Avon

Pitched green roof installed by the TUGC team in Bradford On Avon, Somerset. A 500 sqm green roof with a 30 degree pitch on a brand new school building. Keeping everybody warm in the winter and cool in the summer.             We used a Zinco Floraset 75 pitched roof system.  

Green roof maintenance example

Green roof maintenance is often overlooked. People either think their green roof simply doesn’t need TLC or green roofs can be just be neglected. Another common belief when a green roof is struggling is that it is simply a lost cause. Fear NOT. At TUGC we recommend carrying out maintenance on a bi-annual basis. Below […]

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Encouraging Biodiversity and Invertebrates In Victoria

We have been hard at work in Victoria encouraging biodiversity through plant enhancement and increasing the diversity of wildflower mix. The creation of habitat incidentals such as sand piles, stone mounds and log piles also attracting invertebrates to the area. Situated on the Wagamama restaurant in Victoria.               We also installed sparrow […]

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Hibernacular Habitat Towers in the city.

Encouraging bees and invertibrates in the heart of the city. We installed these hibernacular habitat towers at St. Alphage gardens next to London wall.                 We assembled these special made steel frames and boxes and filled them with various size logs and bamboo shoots.  Creating numerous holes ranging […]

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Living wall at Bermondsey residence

A 10 metre high living wall has helped enhance a wooden decked courtyard area at three storey flat conversion in the centre of the historic leather market in Bermondsey, London. The 30 sq.m. wall containing 1500 plants offering colour and depth in a tight compact space. We regularly maintain this wall keeping it in good shape all year round.