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passionately in the importance of quality design that connects with
the needs of communities. Groundwork leads the way in providing
landscape solutions that put people first.
focuses on improving the quality of life in areas of greatest need
and is underpinned by principles of sustainability, biodiversity
and quality. We promote the use of recycled and reclaimed materials
in our projects and seek to ensure our suppliers meet our
We take an
integrated approach with landscape professionals working closely
with community project officers, youth workers and education
workers in multi-disciplinary teams. This unique blend of skills
enables the community and client to be fully involved with each
stage of the design process.
one of the largest employers of chartered landscape architects in
the country. This professional network shares good practice,
training and staff resources, providing an extensive pool of
knowledge and experience, bringing extra benefits to each project
experience of delivering a broad range of landscape initiatives
Location: Collyhurst, Manchester Groundwork MSSTT landscape design team redeveloped a redundant car park into a natural play area, thanks to funding from the Big Lottery and United Futures.
Location: Manchester Groundwork MSSTT Landscape Design Team worked for Manchester City Council to revelop a previously run down street in Manchester.
Location: Marlborough Street Estate, Central Leeds Residents of the Marlborough Street estate can now relax as well as get involved in food growing and gardening activities on their doorstep thanks to the development of two brand new garden areas on land once dominated by concrete paving slabs.
Location: Victoria Street, Manchester City Centre Groundwork Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford is working with CityCo to develop the pedestrianised Victoria Street in the Centre of Manchester adjacent to Manchester Cathedral.
Location: Leiston As part of Dulux’s 'Let’s Colour' campaign we worked with local volunteers and an artist to create an exciting new mural in the Long Shop
Museum’s courtyard garden in Leiston, Suffolk.
Location: Wigan / Leigh We've transformed the towpath of this amazing stretch of canal between Wigan and Leigh.
Location: Hertford Groundwork is working in partnership with East Herts Council and Pinehurst Residents Association to improve Pines Woodland.
Location: Cuckney Cuckney Garden was originally a rundown and neglected
area of land in the heart of the village. With funding from Nottinghamshire
County Council’s ‘Local Improvement Scheme’ and assistance from
Cuckney Parish Council, Groundwork and Crestra Limited hav
Location: New Houghton When a playground serving a large community of families become old
and dangerous, the local parish council sought to update the obselete
Location: Clowne A site right in the heart of Clowne was given a whole new lease of life when
Groundwork Creswell, Ashfield and Mansfield and Crestra joined forces
with Clowne Parish Council.