Headline Partner and Hard Landscaping Award – Bradstone

Bradstone is an Aggregate Industries business and a market leader in the manufacture and supply of concrete and natural stone paving for the domestic market. The all-encompassing product range includes natural or reconstituted stone paving, walling, edging or coping, as well as driveway block paving, decorative stone and gravel. Whilst the philosophy behind Bradstone’s range of products is to provide the very best natural and reconstituted stone materials for homes across the country, the Bradstone Assured national network of approved professional garden and driveway installers ensures that homeowners have the best and most capable landscape professionals to choose from.


Category Sponsor £20,000 - £35,000 – Citation

Citation are one of the UK’s largest providers of compliance services. They can help businesses of any size with day to day H&S, HR, ISO and Fire Safety requirements. With our acquisition of the SMAS certification scheme, APL members can now obtain approved contractor status with numerous national construction companies via this route.


APL Designer of the year – Ecodek

Ecodek is the UK’s most established Wood Polymer Composite manufacturer. They produce a range of decking products from a specifically developed and innovative 95% recycled and sustainably sourced high quality WPC. ecodek® will not warp, splinter or rot and is the highly slip resistant, low maintenance alternative to timber decking.

ecodek® is the only WPC product manufactured in the UK and proudly bares the Made in Britain Marque


Soft Landscaping Award – Classiflora Zelari

Classiflora Zelari is one of the leading UK specialists in the import and supply of hardy exterior specimen plants, trees, shrubs and topiary. The extensive range of plants are individually selected from 10 European countries with the large population of the total offering sourced from the 'Green Capital of Europe', Pistoia - in particular from Zelari Piante. Its product range varies from 5ltrs to 1,500ltrs of containerised stock and within season, rootball. It works in partnership with all of its clients to ensure it continues to offer unrivalled quality, service, price and convenience.


Overall Design & Build – Green-tech

Green-tech is the leading UK supplier of equipment and consumables to the landscape industry and is proud to be sponsoring the APL Awards 2019. With over 22 years’experience Green-tech is an award-winning supplier stocking over 6000 product lines, offering a nationwide delivery network and is renowned for its knowledgeable and experienced technical sales team.

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Rising Star Sponsor – Fresh Horticultural Careers

Specialists in providing dedicated recruitment services to the Landscaping Industry. We are passionate in our support and committed to finding the best people possible and promoting the sector in all our business activities.

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Commercial Garden Sponsor - Boughton Loam Ltd

Boughton are an acknowledged specialist and market leading supplier of topsoil, specialist loam blends and landscaping products, with 30 years of successful delivery to the industry. Boughton have a passion for natural and sustainable products that deliver superior performance & environmental excellence, available in bulk loose or bagged, UK wide.


Category Sponsor £35,000 - £60,000 - Home Solutions from John Lewis

Home Solutions from John Lewis is a way to book tradespeople you can trust.  We make it easy to find reliable and experienced landscapers, gardeners and other specialists – in minutes. Each trade goes through a rigorous 5-step vetting process before they can work with us. There’s also a 12-month John Lewis guarantee on all workmanship.


Newcomer of the Year Category Sponsor - Makita

Makita, Britain’s leading professional power tool manufacturer, offers more than 500 tools to meet the needs of tradesmen in all aspects of construction and grounds maintenance. Technical innovations include Anti Vibration, Lithium-ion battery and MM4 mini 4-stroke Technology for horticultural machines and brushless electric motors for enhanced power and runtime.


Category Sponsor for Under £20,000 and Community Garden - Easigrass

Easigrass are the UK’s leading distributor and installer of the most advanced Artificial Grass products on the market and they are the only artificial grass company to have been awarded an RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal. With products suitable for a range of applications, Easigrass is perfect for domestic and commercial sectors.


Category Sponsor £60,000 - £100,000 - Talasey Group

The Talasey Group brings together a diverse and high quality range of landscaping products and services including Natural Paving, Vitripiazza Italian porcelain paving, Baksteen Dutch clay pavers, Luxigraze artificial grass, Resiscape resin bund aggregate systems, Pavetuf installation and maintenance accessories and the Talasey Training Academy.


Category Sponsor for North/Midlands Grower of the Year, South Grower of the Year & Service Provider of the Year - ProLandscaper

Pro Landscaper has firmly established itself at the centre of the UK landscape industry since its launch in September 2011. The magazine’s in-depth and inspirational content, paired with the brand’s affiliation with the leading associations, make Pro Landscaper a must read for landscape contractors and garden designers.

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Category Sponsor £100,000- £200,000 - Qube Outdoor Spaces

QUBE OUTDOOR SPACES presents a collection of WPC outdoor products that work for you. All of QUBEs products have been designed and developed to our exact specifications to provide timber alternative products that are low maintenance, durable, UV stable, slip resistant and long life.

Step aside timber. Welcome to QUBE

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