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3 Dec 2021

Ground Control, is proud to have been awarded a BALI Principal Award for Employer Excellence – Turnover Over 2.5M, at the British Association of Landscape Industries on 3rd December 2021.

The annual BALI National Landscape Awards are the largest in Europe. Aimed at landscape designers and contractors, every construction and design project is visited personally by a judge and scrutinised individually.  The Awards judging panel of acclaimed industry experts, demands the highest level of professional excellence. They jointly deliberate each decision to ensure consensus that the winners really do represent the very best in landscape construction and design.

This year, Ground Control won a Principal Award for outstanding contribution to the landscape industry that has achieved excellence through staff development and exemplary business practices. Ground Control was recognised for adopting an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates diversity of all its people whilst fueling entrepreneurialism and innovation. This includes a like-minded team who live by the Ground Control values of:

  • Delivering outstanding customer service
  • Innovation and embracing change
  • Valuing each other a
  • Acting with integrity and honoring our commitments
  • Seeking value in everything we do
  • A desire to win

Ground Control’s Managing Director, Jason Knights commented:

We  are so very proud to have been awarded the Principal Award for Employer Excellence; a testament to the amazing people and leaders we have at Ground Control. We hope this shows all colleagues how impactful their contribution is, and empowers them to continue to embrace development opportunities and be the best they can be.

Events Project Manager, Emily Feeney said:

It has been fantastic to have so many members come together in person once again to celebrate the culmination of so much of their hard work. The passion and dedication to quality I see in this role continues to astound me and after what has been one of the most trying years, for so many it has been even more humbling to bear witness to such resilience and excellence.

In 2021, Ground Control was also recognised in the Community and Schools Development category for Splashlands, Stanborough Hall at Welwyn Garden City and in the Grounds Maintenance (to include Green Roof Maintenance) – Limited Public Access category for the Tower of London.

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