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Christmas is a special time of year in bringing people together and staff at UK based paving and walling manufacturing company, Tobermore, have embraced the spirit of the season and have come together to create an exclusive ‘Merryoke’ rendition of…
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As this is the season for giving, UK based paving and walling manufacturer, Tobermore, has donated an amazing £20,000 to Barnardo's in lieu of Christmas gifts. These much-needed funds will make a huge difference to the lives of vulnerable children…
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It is a strange phenomenon that today, even though we have every conceivable labour saving gadget available, no one seems to have any spare time! Nearly every client I talk to asks for a low maintenance garden. It is therefore vital when choosing a…
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Design Your Garden to Last a Lifetime

It is often feared that low maintenance means your garden will look like a concrete jungle. However, with a bit of thoughtful planning, Tobermore can help you strike a really good balance between hard and soft landscaping. This ensures that your…
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One of Tobermore’s latest product offerings, Pembury, has been installed at the new 752,334 sq ft Wellesbourne Distribution Park in Warwickshire by Urban Civil Engineering
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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…
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Tobermore’s fabulous Fusion block paving has been specified for the new West Rhyl Green Space in North Wales which has saw the area revitalised with a new urban park and surrounding greenery.
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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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Tobermore’s Manhattan plank paving has provided an innovative hard landscaping solution for East Ayrshire Council on their recent redevelopment of Onthank Primary School in Kilmarnock.
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The Solihull Gateway project has saw £2.3m worth of highway improvements in the Station Road and Poplar Road areas of Solihull town centre, forming a key ‘Gateway' for access into the town centre.
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A stunning memorial has been unveiled in the North sea-port town of Hartlepool to mark 100 years since the town was bombarded by German warships in World War One. Tobermore are very proud to be involved in this moving tribute to those who lost their…
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Alphington Retail Park in Exeter is a 23,500 sq ft development of retail warehousing and trade counter units recently constructed by Henry W Pollard & Sons. The scheme benefits from new shared car parking and the completion of a new link road into a…
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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…
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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…
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Ebbw Vale College Square is a stunning new public space developed by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council that connects Ebbw Vale Railway Station and the town centre, which all come together as 'The Works,' a regeneration project to redevelop the…
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Designed by Ellis Williams Architect, Basford Hall at New College Nottingham is the largest construction training academy in the Midlands and has been described as the ideal place to kick-start a career in construction.
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Open forum activity

dan replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
" looking at alternatives to fit in with a more organic request -- and endless digging isnt viable
general weed supressing membranes are great but dont allow for the spreading nature of some plants or the later infilling with bulbs "
43 seconds ago
Graham Taylor replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"Isn't it easier to just delay the planting, let the weeds grow and then spray the lot with Roundup?"
52 minutes ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"Crikey wasn’t aware, thanks Neal :)"
1 hour ago
dan replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"yes -- and it looks as if jute doesnt have the strength to stop some weeds 'breaking through' -- they advise a total erradication of weeds prior to laying which kinda seems to destroy the point."
1 hour ago
Norms replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"I’m not clued up on the weed barrier but some I’ve seen you can see light through it so I’m sure weeds will grow any way so check that by holding it up to the light"
1 hour ago
Russ Francis replied to Darren Walters's discussion Keeping up with doing quotes
"I know the feeling Darren, I have a similar problem following up with doing quotes if I leave them until after the site visit.  Never find time to get them done !  I find it better to give a price on the spot when I can, and then you can tell from t…"
2 hours ago
Neal Barker @ Etesia uk replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"Good Points there Chris,
just remember when using copper slip on crank shafts to apply it to the inside of the pulley / blade break systems etc and ensure the slip reaches no further than needed, copper slip will wear out the oil / grease seal of an…"
2 hours ago
dan posted a discussion
Does anyone have any experience using  biodegradable weed control fabrics? There seems a lot of different options : from essentially rolls of paper / cardboard to mulch films ( 3-8 months degrade) , Jute mattings -- expensive ? degrades 18 months -…
3 hours ago
Darren Walters posted a discussion
Having looked through some threads from last year, there were a few of you guys who were going to start using either quickbooks or Xero with Jobber.We are now at that crossroads, so could you folks give us an update on how you got on and your though…
6 hours ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"PS: remember to remove piston stop before trying to pull start it afterwards :j"
15 hours ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"I’ve just finished changing the drive belt on my Pro51K, happy to share thoughts, etc. if anyone’s doing the job too.  Neil’s comments above were excellent and a great help. To be clear: (1) the bolt in the Center, once the blades removed, is the ri…"
15 hours ago
Green and Pleasant updated their profile photo
21 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Matt Hallett's discussion Stiga Twin Clip Mowers
"I use a Stiga Twinclip 55 (the 3 in 1) and it mulches as good as any dedicated mulcher I've ever used. I highly rate them."
yesterday
Graeme Brown replied to Matt Hallett's discussion Stiga Twin Clip Mowers
"I have the husqi mulch mower as well a great work horse. Keep the blade really sharp and the finish is excellent."
yesterday
Angela Sharp replied to Darren Walters's discussion Keeping up with doing quotes
"I don't know what sort of range of jobs you are quoting for but I base what I do on the amount of time it's going to take. Most people would say you should over-estimate time if you are quoting for tasks, that's partly why I quote for number of hour…"
yesterday
Angela Sharp replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Apple tree repair
" Shame about this one, but most apple trees which you can expect a crop from can be quite young so it's certainly worth replanting and starting again. If the client invests in a reasonable size tree it'll be cropping in no time. "
yesterday
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Tethering A Runaway

I have been specialising in stump grinding for the past 18 years throughout Anglia.  Over that time period I have experienced  loss of drive to the wheels on a number of occassions while on site (a real bummer) and twice while up/down loading from…

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5 Replies · Reply by Mike Lish on Saturday