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Tobermore have supplied a variety of products for Westpoint Homes development, Thorngrove Park. The project consists of 25 properties, ranging from affordable homes to large period-themed detached houses and luxury apartments, offering an authentic b
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Potato Wharf is an eco-conscious development in Castlefield, Manchester, from Crosby Lend Lease. Tobermore’s Hydropave Tegula permeable paving in the unique, blended colours of Bracken, Heather and Cedar are featured on the grounds.
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Peel Park Quarter is a new, state of the art student accommodation complex at the University of Salford. The £81 million project was managed by Graham Construction and has been referred to as one of Europe’s largest single phase student accommodation
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Red Burn Farm is a branch of the UK’s popular Farmhouse Inn restaurant and bar chain, located in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. The new outlet has been adorned with a unique landscape design consisting of a combination of Tobermore’s world class paving
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Westpoint Homes development, West Mill in Edinburgh, has been named 'Apartment Development of the Year' and ‘Best Show Home.’ Westpoint Homes have additionally secured the title of 'Developer of the Year' at the 2015 Glasgow Property Herald Awards du
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Glasgow's newest and largest hospital has been named the ‘Queen Elizabeth University Hospital’ after Her Majesty the Queen officially opened the record-breaking facility in July 2015. A fabulous expanse of Tobermore’s permeable Hydropave Sienna Duo a

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Royal Swiss Apartments, produced by Anglo Swiss, consist of an exclusive collection of fourteen one and three bedroom lavish apartments which have recently been constructed in beautiful, suburban Barnes in London. Tobermore have supplied a selection

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How to stablelise your gravel driveways

SUDs legislation has lead to a increase in options for permeable paving when taking up your garden to add extra parking spaces or make it maintenace free.
Block paving -laid on a screed of gritsand is many peoples favourite method-but the sand washes

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Miro Lazarini is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
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Fusion Media posted a blog post
Craig Richardson, head of grounds and gardens, is using a range of MM and Designer grass seed on a variety of sports pitches at the prestigious Millfield School in Somerset.Boasting a fascinating history and a brilliant present, Millfield is one of…
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Fusion Media posted a blog post
API confirms supportGroundsFest is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with the Association of Play Industries (API), with the first event being held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on 20 and 21 September 2023.The Association of Play…
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yesterday
Billybop replied to Peter sellers's discussion Makita bhx 2501
"Definitely worth considering a decent battery hand held blower for those type of tasks. Considerably cheaper to run, quieter, etc. The hand held one I use has literally over twice the output of that Makita, but more expensive. Especially once you…"
yesterday
Jack Wright replied to Peter sellers's discussion Makita bhx 2501
"Picked up one of these last January, used daily all year, great bit of kit for the money, never skipped a beat. Doesnt have the grunt of the larger blowers but perfect for light blowing as you say "
Sunday
Billybop replied to Shaun Forster's discussion Variable speed cordless strimmer
"absolutely, the basic household ones can be single speed of course, with an "all or nothing" switch, but the medium to high end ones are all variable speed these days. I have noticed on some, the lowest speed it will run at can be too fast for some…"
Sunday
Shaun Forster replied to Shaun Forster's discussion Variable speed cordless strimmer
"I have a cheap domestic Bosch one which is either full speed or off, so I'm ready now to get a more professional model I can graduate. I'll probably have to check out some YouTube reviews but want a shortlist really "
Sunday
Sean Clarke replied to Peter sellers's discussion Makita bhx 2501
"I don't have one, but I do run Honda 4-stroke blowers and I find them much more pleasant to use compared to any 2-stroke. I've said to myself that next time I need to replace the Honda I will do with a Makita. They look great value."
Sunday
Billybop replied to Shaun Forster's discussion Variable speed cordless strimmer
"nice one, I have a Honda badged Ego clone from the original Honda cordless range (their offering is different now) Several years old and still running like clock work. I only use the small capacity batteries with it, I have larger ones that I use…"
Sunday
James replied to Peter sellers's discussion Wiebang 50 svp
"Not cheap,  if I can remember off the top of my head around £40 - £50. 
Mulching blade from Fr jones and the highlift was from weibang directly. "
Sunday
Peter sellers replied to Peter sellers's discussion Wiebang 50 svp
"James, thanks appreciated! Can you remember how much the high lift and mulch blades were? Thanks Peter "
Sunday
James replied to Peter sellers's discussion Wiebang 50 svp
"Hi Peter
 
I have had one of these for 18 months. Had to get the belt changed after a year as it was about to ping but was due a service anyway. So it has been very reliable, no surprise really as it is a very solid well built machine but this makes…"
Sunday
Ian Harvey replied to Shaun Forster's discussion Variable speed cordless strimmer
"I looked at Stihl and Ego, and ended up buying the Ego ST1401. Really impressed with the ruggedness, ease of use,ability to alter length of shaft. It's also got the power load, although that is handy, it wasn't my main driver. Battery life is good,…"
Sunday
Luke brooks replied to James King's discussion Transfer of grass clippings from ride on mower
"Vic 100% agree. I used a 25hp lawnflite 42 inch collector for years and used the tarp on the grass I'd mow first then dump on the tarp and literally at the end just hand collect bag into ton bags but my tip fees have escalated recently after losing…"
Sunday
Peter sellers posted a discussion
Anyone got one of these?Our old Echo hand held blower finally died. We only use a hand held for occasional light use EG grass clippings on hard surfaces,  use backpacks for serious clearing.  At £168 Inc vat online seems a bargain ? Appreciate it's…
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Makita bhx 2501

Anyone got one of these?Our old Echo hand held blower finally died. We only use a hand held for occasional light use EG grass clippings on hard surfaces,  use backpacks for serious clearing.  At £168 Inc vat online seems a bargain ? Appreciate it's…

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Wiebang 50 svp

Any got a weibang 50 svp 3 in 1 mower?Interested in long term reliability,  mulch and collect performance,  operator comfort and any issues.  Going to be used commercially 7 days a week. At £600 it's less than half the price of the Honda 537 HRX…

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3 Replies · Reply by James on Sunday
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Lumag chipper.

Hi all, I have seen a lumag hc10 petrol wood chipper for sale not too far from me, quite new and a bit less than half the retail price. I haven't had a chipper before, I don't do big tree works, it would be more for chipping up shrub/ hedge…

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9 Replies · Reply by Sam Bainbridge on Saturday
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