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Here is what Wessex have been up to.

Wessex have been busy, busy, busy. We have been busy, busy, busy, but that is how we like it. Take a look at some of our latest ventures. Our tractor operative Raymond in action in Bridport with 120hp tractor and 4 tonne top dresser. Last renovation job of the year.  Full package of work including […]

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Now a member of the Professional Garden Consultants Association

Stephen Harris MIHort, MCMI, F.ALM, MPGCA , Managing Director of Wessex Grounds Services, has just been accepted as a full member of The Professional Garden Consultants Association, specialising in commercial estate management.  The Professional Garden Consultants Association (PGCA) offers the very best in advice in maintaining the well-being of gardens for both commercial and private estates. […]

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Health & Safety Update

Here at Wessex Grounds Services we take Health & Safety Seriously. Health and safety is a top priority for Wessex Grounds Services.  All team members enjoyed a health and safety update from our health and safety consultant Martin Adlem.  Subjects covered included risk assessment, COSHH, electricity, noise, vibration and manual handling. Our operatives have the […]

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Spinning Around

Roundabout Re-surfacing We have just finished replacing the surfacing to a roundabout at a play park in Burton Bradstock. Here is an image from before –   During – Completed –   We love seeing children have fun safely. Round about’s provide children with increased vestibular stimulation, they can increase development of kinaesthetic awareness and […]

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Serious stuff!

The video shows Some of the serious equipment we use in action in 2017.  Cut, bale and remove long meadow grass in one pass.  “If you need a service like this in 2018 please give us a call.” https://youtu.be/CuVdwqTIDMI   We also have three new great guys learning the different jobs, ppc and policies of […]

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Re-accreditation as an Altius assured vendor.

Great news – Wessex Grounds Services are pleased to announce re-accreditation as an Altius assured vendor.  Every year we have to update and improve our approach to health and safety and satisfy a rigorous re-accreditation process.  There are lots of hoops and hurdles but gaining our accreditation means that all our staff and customers can […]

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Look what we have been up too.

We have been busy bees over the last month or so. Wessex Grounds Services have been out on the road again tractor flailing in Chickerell. Grass cutting for Blenheims (communal areas around housing estate at Chickerell). A new contract at Winfrith Newburgh, grass cutting their field.  Hedge cutting at the Sir John Colfox School.     We had a […]

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Is climate change playing havoc with your pitches?

Climate change is having a huge impact on weather patterns across the world including Britain, with some regions suffering more than others. Fixtures are being cancelled left right and centre, especially at grass roots level. Is there a fix? – Clubs need to be looking at investing into strategies that are long-term as continuous fixing […]

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Cricket Renovation

This is how Wessex Grounds Services renovate a natural cricket square in the autumn: Scarrify Mow Deep tine aerate Mow Fertilise Top dress with cricket loam Overseed All in one day!!  Grass seed germinates in one week and the square will be covered in new grass in a few weeks time.           […]

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Buxton House receives 5* award

Wessex are proud to have helped Buxton House win a  5* award amongst stiff competition. Wessex Grounds Services currently have the contract to maintain the grounds which received a mention. Read the full write up in the local paper – http://ow.ly/ras730dJZU7 or read below. 5th July Buxton House, on Radipole Lane, was awarded a Star Award in Care […]

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