The BALI National Landscape Awards, in association with Horticulture Week (Hort Week), are the premier landscaping awards that embraces all aspects of the industry, including design, landscaping and grounds maintenance. Bawden Tree Care director, Richard Stone, attended the event as both a BALI member representing Bawden Tree Care and in his role as BALI board member and Honorary Treasurer. The ceremony took place at JW Marriott Grosvenor House in London.
In the picture above Richard is seen with fellow guests, from left to right:
- Chris Carr - Sales Manager for Q Lawns and Immediate Past BALI National Chairman.
- Sallyann Baldry - Development Director at the industry's Sector Skills Council, Lantra.
- Gordon Jenkins - Director of Operations at CSCS.
- Tommy Walsh - TV Presenter and star of Ground Force.
- Kate Lowe - Editor of industry magazine Horticulture Week.
- Paul Todd - Scheme Manager of the Green Flag Awards Scheme and Manager, Keep Britain Tidy;
- Richard Stone - BALI board member and Honorary Treasurer and Bawden director;
- Peter Jennins OBE - Awards judge and Chairman, BALI Chalk Fund;
- Janine Pattison - BALI board member and Principal, Janine Pattison Design Studios;
- Jack Dunckley - Principal, Jack Dunckley Garden Design.
There was a stunning array of submissions for the numerous award categories, with the 'Grand Award' for 2015 being awarded to Frosts Landscape Construction for a scheme at Merchant Square in the Paddington area of London. The full list of categories and winners can be seen at BALI Awards 2015.
Bawden Tree Care, a division of Bawden Contracting Services Ltd., has been a member of BALI for well over 20 years. The BALI National Landscape Awards are held annually, and is the largest of its kind in Europe. For more details regarding BALI and what it could do for you, visit BALI.