Transport & Utility Vehicles
Professional utility vehicles, quad bikes, trailers and trucks for use by growers, grounds maintenance and landscape contractors for transportation, spraying and sweeper work in parks, green spaces, landscaping projects, earth moving, forests, woodland, golf courses, farms and nurseries.
Quality equipment is vital for maintaining sports pitches facing ever greater demand, says Sally Drury.
Increased capacity and greater versatility have seen these vehicles grow more popular, says Sally Drury.
Manufacturers are developing new ways to protect equipment against theft, Sally Drury reports.
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Surrey Private Estate Surrey
Hawes Gardens and Landscapes Wantage, Oxfordshire
Paultons Park Romsey, Hampshire
Gardener - RHS level 3 diploma or similar
Stefano Marinaz Landscape Architecture London (Central), London (Greater)
Experienced Maintenance Gardener
The Botanical Gardener London (Central), London (Greater)
John Deere has added three new models to its Gator crossover 4x4 utility vehicle range, including a more affordable mid-size machine.
Described as "the most versatile side-by-side ever built", the new Polaris General can accelerate from 0-40mph in 3.6 seconds thanks to its power-to-weight ratio.
Gaining a whole range of new features that sets it apart from its predecessors, the 2016 Ranger Diesel UTV has been introduced by Polaris.
Making first-response medical assistance quicker, easier and more efficient, the Injured Person Response Trailer is designed to be towed behind a variety of off-road vehicles, including ATVs and 4x4s.