Blakedown starts work on £0.6m landscape project in Birmingham city centre

Blakedown Landscapes Operations has started work at the £50m Snowhill 2 office development in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

The commercial landscaper was awarded a substantial landscaping package including planters, pavers and benches on the development by main contractor Balfour Beatty.

Valued at £600,000 the subcontract includes 2,000m2 of granite paving in a range of colours and sizes.

Granite clad walls, steps and planters will also be build as part of the scheme along with bespoke granite and timber benches.

"The city centre access restraints require much of the material deliveries to be undertaken overnight adding to the demands of this exciting four month contract," said a spokeswoman for Blakedown, specialists in soft and hard landscaping, playground installation and natural and artificial sports facilities.

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