Council makes 10-year deal for care of its green spaces

Glendale awarded 10-year contract to maintain green areas for Welwyn Hatfield District Council

Glendale has been awarded a 10-year contract to maintain green areas for Welwyn Hatfield District Council, in Hertfordshire. It starts work on 1 January, handling almost 130 square kilometres, including the two towns of Welwyn and Hatfield. Glendale’s main task will be to maintain residential green areas, sports grounds and pitches, including over 1,900 residents’ gardens, 90ha of hedges, 333ha of grass, 3,400sq m of bedding displays and 190,000sq m of shrub beds. Councillor Mandy Perkins, who has the environmental portfolio on the council, said: “ We are pleased to be entering into partnership with the UK’s leading grounds maintenance company. “The company has impressed us with the quality and professionalism of its tender and we look forward to working with it to deliver a quality service to our residents,” she added. For Glendale, regional director for London and the South East Craig Davies said: “Glendale is proud to be associated with an area that has such an impressive record of design, investment and maintenance in the green spaces in which people live and work.”

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