At the forefront of green service provision across the UK since 1990, Glendale offers innovative solutions for the total management and maintenance of the green environment.
We aim to enrich the lives of those we serve and those we employ by instilling pride, passion and performance throughout the workplace.
Delivering exceptional quality and striving for complete customer satisfaction, Glendale delivers an unparalleled portfolio of specialist green services to local authorities, private estates, utility companies and housing associations.
Glendale provide a range of grounds maintenance and tree services for residents of the Aster Group. The majority of sites (with grass and shrub beds) should expect 25 visits a year, however some sites (shrub beds only) will only receive 17 sites. Play areas will be visited weekly. Below are the services offered to Aster Group residents and the expected service standards you should receive from our gardening staff.
Communal Grass CuttingCutting frequency of 17 : Mar-Oct x 2 per month, Nov x 1. Height of the cut to be 25–65 mm in length
Grass EdgingEdges to beds and pathways will be cut back as and when required to maintain the edge of beds and pathways
Shrub/Herbaceous Bed MaintenanceAll beds to be maintained monthly
Rose Bed MaintenanceAll beds to be maintained monthly
Hedge MaintenanceAll hedges will be cut back to the desired shape Frequency — three cuts March, July & October
Litter PickingAll paths, drives and carriageways must be maintained litter free on each visit.
Hard Surface Weed & Moss ControlWeeds will be controlled on hard surfaces by hand or by use of approved chemicals on up to 8 occasions per annum
Leaf ClearanceLeaves will be cleared from paths on every visit if required
Hard Surface SweepingPaths will be cleared on every visit
Hard Surfacing Pressure JettingIndependent Living Schemes onlyFrequency — once per annum
Inspections of Play AreasWeekly visual inspections of play areas and report of any damage to play equipment generally or hazardous or potentially dangerous conditions relating to the play areas
Tree MaintenanceTree will be lifted to a height of 2m annually along with the removal of basal and epicormic growth. Young trees will have stakes and ties checked and replaced, where required annually.
Ditch & Drainage Channel MaintenanceDitches will be checked for obstacles on every visit, strimmed either once, twice or three times per annum. Once - NovemberTwice - April & NovemberThree - April, July & November
Snow Clearance and GrittingOnly on instruction from Aster management
Sustainable service provision
Community planting schemes
Tenant led inspection groups to review work undertaken
Employing local based staff and apprentices
The services are managed, delivered and monitored using Glendale Live.
Glendale Live is our asset and task management web and mobile app. It allows our management team and client to see where each of our teams are at any time, and see the quality of work as it is being completed, live, from the field.