Grounds Maintenance Contract Awarded

Following a comprehensive tendering process, Whitchurch Town Council is delighted to announce that Newman Landscapes Ltd has been successful in securing the contract for grounds maintenance from 1st April 2021.

Speaking on behalf of Whitchurch Town Council, Acting Clerk Zoe Dean explained that the process involved advertising the tender using the national and EU contracts procurement system. The bids were anonymised and evaluated using the criteria agreed by the Council.

Bev Duffy, Chair of Whitchurch Town Council said that she would like to thank Nobridge Nurseries for their lovely flower displays and their commitment and dedication in working with the Town Council over the last twelve years and Limetree Landscapes Services and Nurseries for keeping the cemetery in good order. ‘I would like thank both contractors and their staff for the contribution they have made to the town, they have set a high standard for the new contractor to follow. I look forward to welcoming the Newman Landscapes team to Whitchurch.’

Newman Landscapes has operated as a family run business for over 100 years. They have established themselves as a multi-award winning company in the tree surgery, grounds maintenance, hard and soft landscape and winter gritting sector.   They have recently launched a strategic growth plan which will see them developing their business into Shropshire.

Managing Director, David Newman has said: ‘We are proud and honoured to be given the opportunity to provide the Grounds Maintenance Services contract for Whitchurch Town Council. Focussing on our customer centric culture our approach will include customer engagement and service & quality reliability’.

Newman Landscapes will be establishing a new centre of operations in the area, which, it is hoped, will provide employment opportunities for the town.