Northumberlandia

After successfully carrying out restoration work for Banks mining on their open cast quarries, CDTS were contracted to carry out hydroseeding on Northumberlandia, a large profile earth sculpture. Banks Mining commissioned the artist Charles Jenks to design the largest human form sculpted into the landscape. Using 1.5 million tonnes of clay, the sculpture of a [...]

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Stonehenge

In 2012, CDTS Ltd were engaged to undertake seeding works around the new Visitor Centre at Stonehenge. This was relocated approximately 1.5 miles from its original site adjacent to the stones, to a new site at Airmans Corner, from which visitors would get a bus to the site itself. Areas around the Visitor Centre were [...]

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Green Roof at Instow, Devon

CDTS are often approached with unusual requests from clients, to which we always endeavour to find a cost effective workable solution. One such project recently came from a specialist green roof company who had been commissioned to establish a green roof onto The New Royal Marines Training Headquarters at Instow in Devon. Due to the [...]

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Cambridge Guided Busway

The Cambridge Guided Busway connects Cambridge with St Ives and Huntingdon and at 25 km, is the longest one of its type in the world. Specially adapted buses run on a combination of normal road and within pre-cast concrete troughs, aided by side-mounted guide-wheels. Construction started in 2007 and the Busway opened in 2011. Because [...]

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Coventry

CDTS were recommended to Coventry City Council as a company with the right credentials to undertake a program of annual flower seeding to various areas throughout Coventry. CDTS subsequently provided a comprehensive program from herbicide application, cultivation and hydroseeding to twenty different sites throughout the City, equating to approximately 22,000 m2. The sites ranged from roundabouts and [...]

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Bolesworth Estate

CDTS were contacted by the Bolesworth estate to provide a solution to rapidly establish a grass sward to the embankments surrounding the new show jumping arena for its first international event in mid June 2014. As a result of our proposal CDTS were contracted to pre-germinate seed and hydroseed the embankments. As the photo clearly [...]

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Chester Racecourse

CDTS get involved in some of the largest civil engineering projects in the UK involving millions of m2 of revegetation, however we also take great pride in tackling small contracts and finding economical effective solutions for our customers. One such contract was at Chester Racecourse where a steep bank had previously been turfed, unfortunately due [...]

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Southend-on-Sea

Due to a landslip that occurred in November 2002 on the seafront at Southend-on-Sea, the local council had to fund geological surveys and also the resultant repair work. This involved significant sheet piling works extending from the top of the cliff to several metres below sea level, followed by re-profiling the cliff face to blend [...]

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Drakes Hall Football Pitches

While CDTS specialise in Hydroseeding, we also undertake all sorts of Conventional Seeding commitments using our fleet of Compact and Mountain Tractors. These can be mounted with a full array of ground preparation and seeding implements allowing us to seed a broad range of sites. Drakes Hall Football Pitches was a contract we completed using [...]

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The Manchester Metrolink

CDTS have been involved with the ambitious Manchester Metrolink Project. As the contract progressed CDTS completed several stages ranging from 2-3,000 m2 of Conventional Seeding of high profile areas to 20,000m2 of Wildflower seeding to subsoil embankments. Because of the limited access along the tram line we had to adapt our hydroseeding equipment to enable [...]

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