50 years of great service
We are a family-run business that has been involved in the landscape gardening industry for over 50 years, myself (Gareth Martin) for the past 27 years. We specialise in all areas of residential, commercial and industrial grounds maintenance. We pride ourselves on providing professional, high quality services to clients covering all areas throughout the North East and North West of England, (County Durham, Cleveland, Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Cumbria).
Our clients include; Durham County Council, Durham and Darlington NHS Trust, Northern Trust (Whittle Jones), Workman LLP (Hansteen UK), Go Ahead Group, Johnson Tucker, KP Snacks, Northumberland estates and Kingston property services.
Sites include private housing estates / county house estates, hospitals, caravan parks, retail parks, business parks and industrial estates, to name but a few.
We own a range of specialist equipment to assist us, which includes a road sweeper, wood chipper, stump grinder, mini digger and a powered access platform.
The platform is also available for hire with operator to provide safe access for your company to carry out roof surveys / repairs, gutter repairs, lighting repairs, high level cleaning, arboriculture work etc.
All plant and equipment is up to date, well maintained and complies with all health and safety regulations.
All employees are trained and qualified within their area of work; all chainsaw operators have received training to NPTC (cs30, 31) climbers (cs38, 39, 41) as a minimum. MEWP operators hold an IPAF license and pesticides are only used by workers fully certified to NPTC PA1 / PA6 for competence in the safe use of pesticides.
Health and Safety
As proprietor of Martin landscapes I am very aware of my responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and strive to maintain a healthy and safe working environment for myself, employees, customers and anyone else who may be affected by company operations.
Risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work are carried out for work activities. Louise (my partner) holds the NEBOSH level 3 certificate in health and safety with distinction, so you can be confident we can meet safe contractor requirements.
We have in place employers, public liability insurance and are safe contractor approved. The safe contractor scheme is designed to review and audit our health and safety policies, procedures and documentation to ensure we demonstrate compliance with current health and safety legislation.
We are fully licensed by the Environment Agency under the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 for the transporting of controlled waste.
Meet our team
Gareth proactively manages day to day service provision and is our main point of contact for prospective and existing clients. Gareth can be contacted...
LouiseOffice Manager, Health & Safety/Risk Officer
As well as managing the day to day administration, Louise co-ordinates the horticultural side of the business.
AlanGrounds Maintenance, Arboricultural Worker
Alan is hands on and ensures day to day duties are carried out to the highest standards. Alan also assists Gareth with quality assurance.
RyanDepot Maintenance, Technician
After completing his studies in FDSC Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Ryan now runs our fully kitted workshop, servicing and repairing all our vehicles, horticul
JackGrounds Maintenance, Arboricultural Worker
Jack joined the team as a school leaver and is now coming into his third year with us. He has gained numerous qualifications in...
Clients & Testimonials
We love all our happy customers, they love us too!
THEY LOVE US
Cheryl CessfordProperty Manager, Kingston Properties.
Just to let you know we have received a compliment from a resident from one of the residential estates we manage to say that you carried out a magnificent job on site. Always nice to hear something good so thought I would pass it on!
S GreenChartered Surveyor, Weardale Estates.
Weardale Estates use Martin Landscapes as landscape gardeners to improve and maintain our gardens. Situated where we are, this is no easy task. We have found them to be excellent at their job, hardworking and reliable. On the basis of our experience to date, would have no problem recommending them to others.
Barry NelsonRegional Property Manager, Whittle Jones.
Martin Landscapes has provided landscape maintenance services for Northern Trust Company Limited for a number of years. The work undertaken on both office parks and industrial estates has always been to a high standard. Gareth and Louise and their team have always been willing to provide additional services over and above the contract specification when necessary.