Wyevale Nurseries supplies plants for London park regeneration

Southwark Council has transformed a south London park at Elephant and Castle with the help of Wyevale Nurseries in Herefordshire and Devon-based landscaping company Tilhill.

The UK commercial landscape and wholesale plant suppliers provided a selection of trees to Tilhill to help revitalize the inner-city area. Amenity Sales Manager, Andy Congera, explains: “We’re delighted to have been able to supply a variety of stock for this exciting project at Dickens Square. It is now a welcome and versatile place for the whole community to enjoy.

Amenity Sales Manager, Andy Contera, at Wyevale Nurseries

“It’s wonderful to see this sort of regeneration happening through what have been very tough Covid times. This is a beacon for a brighter future. It’s really important to also remember how significant green spaces are for everyone in terms of health and wellbeing. This is another thing that has become more apparent throughout the various lockdowns.”

Dickens Square. Photo credit: Pat Kerrigan-Hall

Among the trees that Wyevale Nurseries supplied were Malus sylvestris, Sorbus aucuparia, Carpinus betulus, Liriodendron tulipifera, and Quercus robur fastigiata koster.

Phil Ridley, Landscaping Contracts Manager at Tilhill, says: “This project has been delivered through extremely challenging times and I am particularly grateful to everyone involved for their efforts in helping us transform what was once a rather tired corner of south London into an area of high quality public open space that has exceeded our client’s expectations.”

Dickens Square. Photo credit: Pat Kerrigan-Hall

Wyevale Nurseries’ product selection is envied across the industry and the talented team regularly introduces new, award-winning plant varieties. Its main business is to supply garden centers, landscape contractors, local authorities, foresters, and landowners with a comprehensive array of trees, shrubs, hedging, herbaceous, and specimen plants.

For more information:
Wyevale Nurseries
Wyevale Way, Kings Acre,
Hereford. HR4 7AY, UK
Tel: 01432 845200
Fax: 01432 845227

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