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Landscaping and Tree Root Protection

When it comes to landscaping and arboriculture, it is especially important as it is a way of creating an attractive and aspirational scheme that people will enjoy long into the future.

Big trees are desirable additions to developments as they have been proven to provide substantial social, economic and environmental benefits.

Landscaping and tree planting

Research has proven big trees can improve our mental health through psychological relaxation and stress alleviation, increase property values, minimise the heat island effect in towns and cities, reduce pollution and noise, provide the obvious habitat for wildlife and manage stormwater run-off.

At present 50% of a world's population live in towns and cities, by 2050 this number is expected to increase to 66%. The rapid expansion of cities puts pressure on forests, landscapes and green areas.

When large green spaces are not always possible, ensuring we have the infrastructure to make our urban environment greener is vital for communities. To enable this to happen, we have a range of landscaping and tree-planting products created by our experts so that you can rest assured any trees planted will be sure to flourish.

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ProtectaWeb installation at botanical gardens
Looking for tree root protection?

ProtectaWeb prevents damage to tree roots

Whether you're building pathways, roads, car parks or lorry parks, ProtectaWeb can provide guaranteed* tree root protection in all types of soils, without any digging required.

The system is simply placed on the existing ground, filled and finished with a porous surface. The cells are filled with a clean angular stone which allows drainage and aeration through the cells. Perforated cell walls provide drainage, minimising hydrostatic build-up while ensuring the maximum supply of water to the tree roots, even when installed on a gradient.

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Supporting tender bids

We’re an advocate of early engagement because if a Geoworks engineering manager is engaged at the tender stage, the impact on the savings to reduce time and money can also assist contractors in winning tenders.

Another benefit of early engagement is that geogrids can be manufactured to the exact width that the contractor needs, suiting the site-specific requirements and creating an even more cost-effective grid. Simply removing a longitudinal overlap in the geogrid layout can save a further 10 per cent in product costs alone. Small changes but big savings are available.

However, all isn’t lost if engagement comes afterwards as savings can still be introduced.

Tender bids
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A supportive team

We have developed a strong reputation in the civil engineering sector thanks to our wealth of experience and ease of use. We offer the best technical expertise with exceptional customer support. Our team works with asset owners, developers, main contractors, ground workers and local authorities throughout a construction scheme’s lifecycle.

Design support

By utilising our design support services, you can maximise your savings and save yourself time. Our handy design support forms will speed up the specification process.

Design support forms

Product specification

We provide fully open and transparent product data to all, simply browse our product specification data online.

Product specification data

Savings calculators

Cost savings and materials calculators to help you form informed choices when designing and specifying Geoworks solutions.

Savings calculators

Training, advice and site meetings

Book yourself on to a CPD course to gain valuable insight into Geoworks product solutions. We're also always on hand to provide advice and willing to attend site meetings.

CPDs

Related case studies

Related case study

Thetford Woodland Lodges

Thetford Forest is the UK’s largest man-made lowland forest. It’s patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provides the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life. Due to the weight involved, it was clear that the correct selection of ProtectaWeb depth was imperative to the success of the project.

Wooden Lodge Foundations
Wooden Lodge Foundations
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