Entries by Reece Bennetton

More Biodiversity features to green roofs

Biodiversity features were added to 8 existing blocks of green roofs by The Urban Greening Company. Log piles, sand piles and rope coils acting as biodiversity features. Our work will help to bring more wildlife and invertebrates into the city. Working with kingston landscapes on this project we had the use of a crane. This made […]

Recent green roof restorations

Recent green roof restorations carried out by TUGC. The two seperate case studies below highlight two examples of how green roofs might fail. There can be numerous factors resulting in failing green roofs. Many clients write off their green roof if there are issues but we can highlight the issue and provide solutions. Case Study […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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.

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Rubens Hotel Maintenance visit

We have been maintaining this exterior living wall at one of Londons top hotels The Rubens Hotel next to Buckingham Palace for 5 years now.       Our Bi-annual visits see the wall given a good haircut. We also install new plants with each visit to maintain the walls striking presence. Located in one of […]

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Bio-solar roof to benefit Social Housing

A multi-million pound re-development in Notting Hill, London receiving a re-vamp of social housing. Working for Pavehall Plc on this interesting bio-solar roof project.  .                 We installed four separate bio-solar roofs of approximately 600 sq.m. that will deliver low-cost green energy. Our installation will benefit hundreds of tenants in […]