The Complete Green Solution
At Scotscape we’re passionate about green infrastructure at every level.
As horticulturists, we’re proud of our achievements in being globally responsible and bringing Green to urban solutions. Our landscapers’ creative flair and knowledge, are backed up with service and an attention to detail that only comes from truly caring.
Our ground force gardeners nurture, advise and maintain, but still have time to share their passion for everything green.
When it comes to smart green technology, we are the most experienced ‘living green’ specialists in the UK, with a quality of aftercare that sets us apart from other urban greening companies.
We’re proud of our teams and their passion, combining their expertise to deliver complete solutions for all your green requirements.
Having enjoyed over 30 years of sustained growth in commercial and domestic landscaping, we employ over 60 staff at our head office and nursery in Surrey. We love what we do and continue to explore new ways to inject more greenery into an ever-increasing urban environment, our work extends beyond the UK to the rest of planet earth.
Scotscape offers the complete green solution. As multi-disciplinary landscapers and nurturing horticulturalists we offer all landscaping services for commercial and domestic projects, living walls, living wall maintenance and landscape maintenance. We also develop bespoke smart greening solutions to meet the demand for intelligent urban greening.
Urban Greening Solutions
Living walls, living wall maintenance and unique bespoke green solutions for exterior and interior projects to support green infrastructure
Smartscape provides bespoke greening solutions including Living Walls, Living Ceilings, 'Smart Pillar', Steel trellis systems, Ivy Screens & FLEX MSE.
Why specify concrete retaining walls when you can use FLEX MSE and hydroseed to improve biodiversity?
Smart Pillars - The Worlds First Green Lamp Post Inspired by the knowledge the industry has gained about the benefits of urban greening in increasingly busy cityscapes, we wanted to take the concept of vertical retrofitting of plants one step further by using the existing resource of street furniture (including lamp posts) as a framework on which to grow plants, thus the Smart Pillar™ was designed.
Scotscape's Landscape team carried out the soft landscaping, tree planting, shrub planting, soil fill and turfing at this landmark project which forms part of the P5K which runs around the perimeter of the Greenwich Peninsula.
The Scotscape Group of companies includes Scotscape Smartscape - Urban Greening specialists working throughout the UK and Europe designing, installing and maintaining the Fytotextile Living Wallsystem in both interior and exterior locations.
It’s an exciting time of the year, when the crisp letters of notification arrive from the BALI Awards team, letting businesses like us know if they have won a BALI National Landscape Award. 2019 sees us being honoured with two awards for different departments within the Scotscape Business.
As the mental health epidemic sweeps through our society bringing people back to nature to subdue the effects of modern living has never been more important.
This 76m2 living wall has been installed as part of a series of interventions that are part of the Borough High Street Low Emission Neighbourhood initiative led by Team London Bridge and Better Bankside, supported by the Mayor of London.
Goodman's Fields is a truly unique mixed-use development by Berkeley homes in the heart of the City of London, ideally located for Canary Wharf, The Docklands and The South Bank. The development comprises a selection of high quality studios and one, two and three bedroom apartments, as well as retail and commercial space, student accommodation and a hotel.
Providing plants and landscape at both small and large development sites has been shown to improve property sales and value. Living Walls offer an optimum opportunity to incorporate plants where horizontal space is at a premium, no other 'construction' cladding or service can offer the following benefits:
The Smartscape team developed this fantastic green cladding system for the sportswear brand Asics back in 2017. The system has developed beautifully and the plants are thriving in these bespoke irrigated planters which were designed for multiple Asics Stores around Europe.
Its that 'back to school feeling', September is here, time to invigorate your work life and learn more!Why not shake up your lunch hour this month and join one of the Team London Bridge LOVE LUNCH events? The Scotscape Smartscape team are hosting two LOVE LUNCH events at the Orchard Lisle Building at Guys and St Thomas' London Bridge where we installed a wonderful 76m2 Living Wall which was unveiled by Shirley Rodriguez the Deputy Mayor for the Environment in June this year.
Bruichladdich, the Progressive Hebridean Distillery located in the Isle of Islay in Argyll has included a living wall in their fantastic shop which sells World renowned Whiskies and the infamous Botanist Gin.Scotscape installed this 21.5m2 interior living wall in just 2 days, helping to create a wow factor and following Bruichladdich’s philosophy for using edible plants sourced from the Hebridean landscape to bring unique flavour to their delicious premium gin.
Scotscape and Grosvenor Britain and Ireland recently launched the Smart Pillar, whereby Scotscape’s Fytotextile Living wall system was adapted to be retrofitted onto the lamp posts of Ebury Street in London's Belgravia. With irrigation powered by solar energy, a damage free fitting system and a tank of 75 ltrs of water incorporated in the design – it looks like greening up our lamp posts could become the norm across the UK.
Living walls are now a well-recognised part of our urban landscape, popping up in cities throughout the UK and the rest of the planet.The high aesthetic of living walls brings a wow factor to both exterior and interior living wall projects, this is great, but – and there is a big BUT – living walls offer an opportunity to bring far more advanced functionality than just ‘beauty’.
Inspired by the knowledge the industry has gained about the benefits of urban greening in increasingly busy cityscapes, we wanted to take the concept of vertical retrofitting of plants one step further by using the existing resource of street furniture (including lamp posts) as a framework on which to grow plants, thus the Smart Pillar™ was designed.
The Scotscape Group has been part of the vertical greening industry since it first gained traction in the UK in 2007. Our installations of living walls for both exterior and interior projects are extensive and knowledge garnered through constant research and development has led our thought-leading team to develop the Smart Pillar.
Royal Lancaster London has unveiled a stunning ‘green living wall’ as the final area of reconstruction, following its £85 million renovation. The prestigious hotel overlooking Hyde Park has been completely transformed both internally and externally in this universal restructure.
Toxic air around our children, especially in large towns and cities is high on the media agenda and rightly so, with increased levels of childhood asthma and respiratory illness on the rise tackling air pollution from every angle is crucial.
Scotscape are collaborators. We love to make new connections with our broad and friendly industry to help each other to do all we collectively can to build the exciting momentum towards greening our urban environment. Inspired by a visit to one of our living walls training days in 2018 and with an active presence in social media promoting the benefits of plants.
In September 2018 Scotscape supported a 'Wellbeing Theatre' at a Thompson Reuters event. We brought an abundance of plants into the Wellbeing Space and styled the area to support the sense of peace and calm which was required as breakout space for lots of
Thank you to Home Designer and Architect for featuring this article about our Living Walls design, installation and maintenance work across the UK and Europe