Living Tables by TUGC. Here at the urban greening company we create living tables to brighten up a range of environments such as offices, restaurants or living spaces.
Below are some images from our recent photoshoot at Rick Stein’s restaurant in Sandbanks. A variety of indoor plants can be used in these living tables. The biophilic design increases mental wellness and can help to reduce stress. The vibrant, striking colours will add plenty of colour to any space.
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Social distancing? Using Nature to keep your distance whilst encouraging mental wellbeing.
Prepare for a safe return to the office environment.
Organisations are working tirelessly to prepare for a safe return to the office environment.
Interior plants can be used as barriers, partition workspaces and to form one-way systems.
We create Innovative planter frames, made bespoke to whatever dimensions you need and they can be finished in a variety of colours.
Living walls are an ideal asset to the work or office space.
Biophillia or peoples attraction to nature and natural processes is a core driver in everything we do at TUGC.
If you would like more ideas of how you can use plants to keep a healthy distance then get in contact.
A selection of healthy, good green roofs from our recent maintenance travels. The below are just some of the best green roofs we have come across this year.
We carry out a lot of green roof maintenance across the UK throughout the spring and Autumn. At TUGC we recommend bi-annual maintenance on most green roofs. These pictures below are from our recent spring/summer maintenance visits.
When a green roof is installed correctly using a quality system and regular maintenance is upheld the benefits are proven.
This roof down in Dorset looking vibrant with lush vegetation.
The below wildflower roof adding some colour to this brand new school building.
Oldham Library’s green roof fully restored to how it should look after annual maintenance over the past 4 years from the TUGC team.
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 the access of materials much more accessible.
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 1:
A small green roof on a residential property in Islington.
We replaced the sedum which was failing due to limited light exposure. We stripped the sedum, created a higher depth of compost and soil blend and replanted a mixture of shade tolerant ferns, grasses and ivy’s.
Case Study 2:
The first picture below shows a green roof just after installation last summer at Beckenham Methodist Church. The roof light and glass were fitted after the green roof and the second picture shows the roof completely trashed from traffic back and forth. Third picture is after our return to add extra substrate and sedum to the roof. We see too many roofs trashed from other workmen and trades, It’s not a nice sight and hopefully fewer incidents like this occur. Having said this they are always salvageable and we are more than willing to help on any green roof restorations.
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 sizes to meet our clients wishes.
We have used Marine Ply as the frames and a number of infill materials such as bricks and slates with crevices for the solitary bees to work their way into. We have also used logs from prime coppice woodland and bamboo for nesting areas.
Below are just some examples of our specifically made bee hotels in the last year.
The Urban Greening Company provide integrated green infrastructure planning, design, installation and maintenance services. These include Green Roofs, Blue Roofs, Living Walls and Rain Gardens.
Unit 10 Shottery Brook Office Park
Stratford upon Avon