News

November 2017

We have installed 275m of a bespoke mix of Rhine Gold and Golden Quartz Resin Bound surfacing at St James Place, Didsbury, Manchester. Instructed by Bemus Construction this is the first phase of our works to be completed.

October 2017

Following a competitive tendering process we have been appointed sole grounds maintenance contractor by Roger Hannah & Co acquiring 15 sites throughout the North West. Roger Hannah & Co are a Manchester city centre based firm of Chartered Surveyors and are one of the top 50 property consultants in the UK. We have been maintaining properties for Roger Hannah for the past 18 months and are extremely pleased to be appointed as sole contractor following a tender process to amalgamate all of their properties to one service provider, this appointment adds to our ever growing commercial maintenance portfolio.

September 2017

We have renewed our accreditation with Safecontrator, along with our other accreditation’s, Chas, Constructionline and Avetta this outlines and re-emphasises our commitment to providing only the highest of standards to our Clients.

August 2017

Appointed by DBS Ltd we have just completed major landscaping works at Whittle Hall, Warrington. Whittle Hall is a new build care home and this is our third project for DBS. On this project we have installed 445m2 of Barley Beach resin bound aggregate, 160m2 of Artificial Grass to the courtyard. 140l/m of feather edge fencing, construction of the bin store, over 2000m2 of turf laid and various trees/shrubs planted throughout the development. The project took 7 weeks to complete and was on time for the clients opening of the care home.

July 2017

To demonstrate our commitment to improving Health and Safety, DGS are pleased to announce that we have successfully renewed our Contractors Health & Safety (CHAS) Accreditation for another year. Being accredited clearly demonstrates compliance around nationally agreed standards of health and safety, being “CHAS accredited” means that we have achieved nationally recognised benchmarks of acceptable health & safety standards as a Contractor.

June 2017

We renewed our membership with the Avetta Consortium which provides exposure to more clients and employment opportunities within the vast, location-based Avetta ecosystem. To become a member we had to pass a stringent pre-qualification application and this membership enhances our commercial sector services.

Appointed by Hale Estates we have carried out the third and final phase resin bound installation, laying over a 200m2 at Trinity Church in Bowden

We are pleased to announce that we have renewed our Constructionline accreditation. This highly recognised and respected Accreditation, along with our other accreditation’s, Chas, Safe Contractor, Exor and Avetta outlines and re-emphasises our commitment to providing only the highest of standards to our Clients.

May 2017

Appointed by Hale Estates we have carried out the second phase resin bound installation, laying over a 120m2 at Trinity Church in Bowden

Appointed by Roger Hannah & Co we have added Bridge Trading Estate in Bury to our commercial grounds maintenance portfolio.

April 2017

We have completed our resin bound installation at Manchester University with the final works being carried out at Whitworth Hall, in total we have laid over 350m2 during this project.

February 2017

Appointed by Mather & Ellis Ltd we have carried out our second phase resin bound installation at Manchester University, 160m2 of Chocolate Buff with the third phase of surfacing to be carried out at a later date.

January 2017

Appointed by Capita on behalf of the Royal London we have completed extensive landscaping works at Metroplex Business Park in Salford Quays. We had to remove and dispose of over 7500m2 of existing established shrubbery along with over 70 trees. After all the preparation works we then laid 7000m2 of new turf and over 6000 new plants, the works took nine weeks to complete and finished on time for the client. Simultaneously we completed landscaping works for the same client at Tinsley Industrial Estate in Sheffield.

October 2016

We are now a member of the Avetta Consortium which provides exposure to more clients and employment opportunities within the vast, location-based Avetta ecosystem. To become a member we had to pass a stringent pre-qualification application and this membership enhances our commercial sector services.

September 2016

Appointed by Roger Hannah & Co we are to carry out contract grounds maintenance at Business Parks in Liverpool and Oldham

August 2016

We have renewed our accreditation with Safecontrator, along with our other accreditation’s, Chas, Constructionline, Exor, Contractor Plus and Avetta this outlines and re-emphasises our commitment to providing only the highest of standards to our Clients.

July 2016

We have just completed extensive landscape works at Finney House, Preston. Finney House is a new care home development and we supplied over 500 tons of top soil, laid over 2000m of turf, supplied and planted over 3000 various shrubs and trees, constructed over 200 l/m of featheredge fencing and 80m2 of Barley Beach resin bound pathway. The project took 6 weeks to complete and was finished on time for the client DBS Ltd.

June 2016

We have carried out resin bound surfacing at Manchester University for John Turner Construction

May 2016

Appointed by Hale Estates we are to carry out the first phase resin bound surfacing at the Trinity Church refurbishment in Bowden, Cheshire

March 2016

We had extended our contract with Manchester City Council to continue grounds maintenance services in East Manchester.

February 2016

We have launched our new Resin Surfacing website, please visit www.dgsresinsurfacing.co.uk

January 2016

Appointed by Mather & Ellis we are to carry out Resin Bound Surfacing at Manchester University.

November 2015

Appointed by George Cox Ltd we have carried out Resin Bound Tree Pit installations in  Stockport City Centre on behalf of Stockport MBC

August 2015

Appointed by Manchester City Council we are to carry out contract maintenance in East Manchester.

July 2015
We continue to grow our commercial maintenance portfolio acquiring more sites in Manchester.

June 2015
We are pleased to announce our CHAS renewal accreditation which demonstrates compliance to nationally agreed standards of health and safety.

May 2015
DGS are pleased to announce that they have successfully achieved exor accreditation for another year.

March 2015

DGS are pleased to announce our Constructionline accreditation which adds to our other accreditations CHAS, Exor, Safe Contractor and ContractorPlus.

October 2014
We have completed resin bound surfacing on the courtyard at the Grosvenor Estate Chester in time for the installation of various military aircraft and vehicles on and around the feature.

Appointed by ISS we have completed soft landscaping works at Manchester City’s new Academy in time for their opening

July 2014
DGS have been appointed by Carillion to carry out Resin Bound Surfacing at First Street Manchester.

May 2014
We are pleased to announce our new office in Birmingham is now open

April 2014
We have carried out resin bound surfacing for Thameside NHS

March 2014
DGS are pleased to announce that we have successfully achieved Exor Gold accreditation.

November 2013
Appointed by Tolent PLC on behalf of Lancashire NHS we have carried out resin bound surfacing at two locations in Lancaster and Heysham

September 2013
We have installed Autumn Gold resin bound surfacing at the Bardsley War Memorial in Oldham

July 2013
We have further growth in our commercial grounds maintenance activity acquiring more sites in Manchester City Centre

March 2013
Instructed by Carillion we have installed Trent Pea resin bound surfacing at Kingsway School in Rochdale

October 2012
We continue to grow our commercial grounds maintenance portfolio acquiring new sites in the North West

July 2012
We have been appointed by Watkin Jones Group to carry out resin bound surfacing works at the new student accommodation in Glasgow, 220m of Silver Granite 1-3mm to be laid within the communal grounds.

April 2012
We have laid Autumn Gold resin bound surfacing at Mathew Moss School Rochdale on behalf of Carillion

February 2011
DGS has been contracted carry out the planting schemes at The Grace Academy in Coventry and Rotherham Hospital for English Landscapes which will run for the next 11 weeks.

January 2010
In what turned out to be the coldest Winter in many a year our Winter gritting and Snow clearance service was placed under enormous pressure to ensure our sites where the facility was required were kept open for business. It was with great pride that we achieved this, not only dealing with severe temperatures but continued heavy snowfalls really made the effort of our teams remarkable and all access to sites were kept clear of ice and snow. Through our direct suppliers we kept a continued supply of winter grit/salt throughout this period which at a time of such a national shortage underlines DGS’s commitment to their clients.

July 2009
DGS was awarded a Silver Gilt for their exhibit at Tatton’s RHS show.

January 2009
We have again increased our commercial activity managing sites in Yorkshire and Manchester.

April 2008
We have further increased our commercial activity managing business parks in Wigan.

March 2007
We have increased our activity in the Midlands, managing Business Parks in the area.

May 2006
Contracted by Galliard Homes we completed major landscaping works to The City View Apartments, Manchester City Centre in time for Galliard’s open day on the 3rd June 2006

January 2006

  • In partnership with Q Park UK we have successfully completed extensive maintenance work to car parks at Manchester Airport Terminal 2.
  • The project was completed ahead of schedule despite a tight deadline, working in adverse weather and constrained by short winter daylight hours.
  • This achievement enabled Q Park to open their car parks on time, and was made even greater as we simultaneously completed contract work on the Airports Freight Terminal