1. Category Archive: Commercial

  1. Children In Need

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     This week is Children In Need week and Wednesday will see the airing of the DIY SOS Million Pound Build Children In Need special. As you probably know by now our very own Ivor Andrews was part of the team that helped build this project for the Peterborough based charity ‘Little Miracles’ which offers vital …Read More

  2. The Martians Are Landing!

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    Ten years of continuous work on Granta Park, Great Abington speaks for itself – but because it is our ten year anniversary of working with them, we thought we should do something special: So watch this blog and the local press for news coming soon of martians descending upon Granta Park in aid of Children in Need!

  3. Thank you Kiers!

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    It was thanks to Carl Sayers and Sandra Morgan at Kiers Eastern that we got the exciting opportunity to work on the BBC Children in Need DIY SOS project in Peterborough. It was a great experience and boost for us and has had a fantastic knock on effect within the team – causing a creativity storm in …Read More

  4. DIY SOS

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    Ivor Andrews of Giles Landscapes has been off enjoying himself in Peterborough mixing with Chris Beardshaw and Nick Knowles on the BBC DIY SOS special programme for Children in Need. It’s called ‘The Little Miracles Project’ and apparantly was their most ambitious project to date. Check out more here:

  5. Pathway to the Stars!

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    Well it just goes to show the power of the media! Giles Landscapes director Adam Giles who co-owns Cambridge FilmWorks with Richard Millen recently produced the promotional video for Pro Teq’s innovative new pathway solution ‘Starpath’. Last night the video had 5000 hits after an article about it appeared in The Telegraph. Media storm aside, …Read More

  6. Dominic Barker Trust Fen Scene Christmas Cards

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    Giles Landscapes has a firm social commitment to local Fen skaters and would like to encourage our customers to purchase these beautiful Christmas cards: Those of you who regularly visit our Fen skating site will no doubt have read and heard about David Lowe’s epic skate down the river Delph to Purls Bridge in December …Read More

  7. Ooo Arhh Me Hearties – I’vor Been Busy!

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    One of our longest serving team members and  supervisor, Ivor Andrews has been in demand on some very high profile jobs lately. First there was for a very highly publicised project called ‘Challis Island’ – this fantasy pirate island was the brainchild of a local man and the team from Giles landscapes headed by Shaun Taylor were …Read More

  8. Waterlogging on Construction Sites – 22/11/2012

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    This year is the worst I have experienced in all my career of landscaping. It has,as always been aggravated on sites where Contract Managers, Area Managers and Site Managers see the building of a structure through to it’s high spec finish. Then draw a sigh of relief “job done”. But is ” job done” the ambiance of a magnificent building?  Can it then be destroyed 6 months or a year later by a lack lustre, struggling, waterlogged landscape? [Too much water kills more plants than too little …Read More

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    Skanska Developer Cambs   This contemporary Scandinavian development is putting a different slant on the top end Cambridge housing market and is also great for us as I am always rather paranoid about getting type cast after winning a gold medal at Chelsea with ourFenland Alchemist Garden.  The Skanska show garden could be described I …Read More