Check out the latest blogs from Ground Control
Daniel Grix, Landscape, Design & Energy Director, looks back at his first three months.
The unseen benefits that trees bring us, as part of our National Tree Week 2023 celebrations
Chris Bawtree, Nature Recovery Director, updates us on woodland creation at Wildfell for National Tree Week
As a nation that loves talking about the weather, we are pleased introduce weekly weather updates from our in-house meteorological expert.
Sophie Stephens, Head of Environment & Sustainability introduces our new net zero target and plans to achieve it.
We spoke with the Ground Control field team to hear about their transition to electric tools.
Winter Maintenance Head of Client Services, Ana Mantovani on how an outside-in approach that listens, adapts, and continuously improves, is what keeps our customers coming back for more.
London's Sustainable Gardening Specialists and Ground Control Field Team
Our ecology team share a badger update from our Wildfell Centre for Environmental Recovery, and why badgers are important for a healthy ecosystem.
A 600-mile, two-day journey to test and showcase EV infrastructure
A ground-breaking initiative led by Essex County Council to improve the county’s resilience to climate change.
Plantlife's #NationalMeadowsDay this year celebrates the value of our local biodiverse grasslands, including meadows
Joining an expert panel debate on “Creating more opportunities for nature-based solutions”
We spoke with Tom Goodman, Technical Director, Energy & Decarbonisation, to find out why are Electric Vehicles part of the solution to cleaner air
Reflecting on winter resilience and upping our game when the temperature drops
The issues faced by pollinators and what can be achieved on-site to support them.
We caught up with Contract Manager, Chris May to understand the issues that Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed can cause
We explore forests, why people should care, and their importance for #InternationalDayOfForests
Tamae Isomura explores the impact of landscape design on those suffering from post-natal depression in ‘Landscape’
We spoke with National Operations Director, Marc Wilkinson to understand how Ground Control can help and support the issue of leaf litter.
How our friends at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust are marking World Wetlands Day 2023
We explore wetlands, their risks and their importance for #WorldWetlandsDay
At Wildfell, we are collaborating with a diverse group of partners to test land management practices that boost biodiversity, increase habitat diversity, and increase nature recovery network connectivity.
At Wildfell we follow a comprehensive, highly disciplined nature-recovery process, stay up to date with key milestones at the Wildfell Centre for Environmental Recovery
We want to create a world-class Biodiversity Net Gain and Carbon Sequestration showcase
Looking back at the history of the Wildfell Centre for Enviornmental Recovery
Examples of biodiversity net gain advised and actioned by our in-house experts
The positive impact of green spaces and how they can boost productivity
Our Winter Maintenance Operations Director, Jay Hicks, explores what resilience means to us in winter
Our Winter Maintenance Renewals and Mobilisation Manager, Jennie Brown, shares some secrets to her successful mobilisation process
Keeping you going in winter, with local know-how. By Lauren Matthew, Winter Maintenance Regional Manager, North Scotland
As a facilities manager or managing agent, the decision about whether to fix your winter maintenance costs could be one of the most important budgeting decisions you make this year.
Our latest addition to the Ground Control mechanised vegetation management fleet is taking the world of arboriculture by storm.
Scott reflects on our company ethos and "what the education sector is doing for biodiversity education".
At Ground Control we believe in integrating sustainability into our projects and have been working with clients for years to create and maintain biodiversity net gain
Blog by Tom Coulson, Sector Lead, Facilities Management and Managing Agents
A visit to Knepp Wildland
A short review of our Phase 1 works, creating sustainable green spaces with Urban&Civic
Enabling a successful winter season by investing and encouraging growth
Marking #NationalTreeWeek, Openreach and Ground Control have partnered created ‘OpenWood’ at Old Bolingbroke in Lincolnshire
Tree planting blog at Severn Trent's Legacy Planting
Managing Director, Jason Knights, talks about the launch of Human Nature: At Its Best
Ian Morehouse, Winter Maintenance Director, talks action plans for the 2020 harsh weather forecast
Ground Control Director, Kim Morrish explains how caring for our environment is in our company's DNA
Geoff Lewis, Winter Maintenance Regional Contracts Manager on how we reassure customers during unpredictable weather
Insights from Andy Gray, Electric Vehicle Charging Specialist, and what makes our service work
Ian Morehouse, Winter Maintenance Director, reflects on the winter gritting season 2020/2021
Ian Cooper, Senior Contract Manager, asks should we keep building flood defences or consider low-carbon alternatives?
Jay Hicks, Winter Maintenance Operations Director, on maintaining emergency salt supplies
Graham Bird Supply Chain Director speaks on leading the way battery powered tools
Andy Gray shares the secret to a smooth transition to electric vehicles
Ian Morehouse, Winter Maintenance Director discusses how preparations for next winter are underway
Karl Cunningham, Ground Control Senior Account Manager for JLL, shares insights from both customer and supplier perspectives
Peter Brown, Commercial Operations Manager, tells talkRADIO how the HGV driver shortage is not a problem for Ground Control
Dan Beaumont, Weatherhill Contractors Ltd, shares a typical day in the life of a Ground Control winter maintenance operative
Jennie Brown, Mobilisation Manager on exceeding new clients' expectations from their winter services contracts
Lyndsey Burns, Winter Maintenance Key Account Manager, on how we always have enough salt, whatever the weather
George Bell, Snow Clearance Account and Process Manager is always ready for the snow
Graham Bird, Supply Chain Director, explains why auto-mowers keep us at the cutting edge