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Supporting World Mental Health Day

Supporting World Mental Health Day

Supporting World Mental Health Day today. There are many ways to improve your mental health, one of which is the impact that nature has on your mental and physical wellbeing. Here at Platipus we have the pleasure of working within the landscaping industry; improving...
Floating solar arrays

Floating solar arrays

Floating solar arrays are a direct response to the lack of space. They preserve valuable land & represent a serious alternative to ground mounted PV systems. As directional change of solar panels can reduce electricity production, it is critical that a floating...
Vertical Garden for Strawberries

Vertical Garden for Strawberries

Every garden, no matter how small, has some vertical space, be it a wall or other suitable structure, that is perfect for populating with plants. The Platipus G-WALL® is an ideal living wall system for annuals, perennials, succulents, tropical and edibles such as...
Platipus Marine Anchors in Croatia

Platipus Marine Anchors in Croatia

To help protect our blue planet we have developed a range of marine grade anchoring systems suitable for underwater and shoreline applications. These solutions are less intrusive than concrete and have minimal impact on the environment. This can be seen from the...

Join us for our next live ‘Industry Specific’ webinar. Aimed at Designers, Contractors & Pipeline Owners it will provide a practical insight into how earth anchors can be used as an economical solution to counteract buoyancy and support associated pipeline...
Happy World Ocean Day!

Happy World Ocean Day!

A healthy ocean is a critical part of the solution to the climate crisis. To do our bit to help to protect 30% of the blue planet we have developed a range of marine grade anchoring solutions. These are less intrusive than a concrete dead-weight and have minimal...
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year. During Mental Health Awareness Week we want to grow awareness of the role nature can play in preventing stress and creating good mental health for all. If you or anyone you know is...
Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Improving your green space is one of the best things you can do to protect our planet and help to tackle climate change. We encourage everyone to maximize their green space by creating a living wall, green roof or simply planting something new. Find...
PV Retrofit Project

PV Retrofit Project

This large 5MW array was originally specified using a single pile mounting system, however this was unable to provide the required pull-out loads. So a Platipus retrofit solution, using S6 anchors and a unique tensioner, was used to rapidly secure each and every frame...
My Real Garden by Ann-Marie Powell

My Real Garden by Ann-Marie Powell

Ann-Marie Powell – MSGD’s new book ‘My Real Garden’ is now available to buy on Platipus Direct. Created during Lockdown 2020, by gardeners for gardeners, it also supports the national GREENFINGERS CHARITY dedicated to helping life-limited...
Semi Mature Tree Planting

Semi Mature Tree Planting

Semi mature trees need careful handling from the minute that they are lifted in the nursery, right through to being planted in their new location. Here is a great video from one of our customers, Nature First, showing exactly how to lift, plant and secure even the...
Fantastic Attendance for Tuesday’s Webinar

Fantastic Attendance for Tuesday’s Webinar

Fantastic attendance for Tuesdays webinar presented by Ann-Marie Powell – MSGD, we thoroughly enjoyed listening to her talk all about the designs for the Hilltop Gardens at RHS Wisley. If you would like to register for any of our upcoming webinars with some very...
Register for next weeks webinar

Register for next weeks webinar

There is still time to register for next week’s ‘Concept to Completion’ webinar with VIP guest presenter Ann-Marie Powell – MSGD. The Multi-Award Winning Garden Designer will present her amazing design for the flagship garden at RHS Wisley, followed by an...
Oakington

Oakington

Platipus Anchors were specified to provide additional support to the wing walls of this bridge. To meet the design life requirements, aluminium bronze anchors and stainless steel wire tendons were specified. Inverted pattress plates with a concealed termination...
G7:UK to host Summit

G7:UK to host Summit

G7: UK To Host Cornwall Seaside Summit in Summer. Last weekend it was announced that this years summit will be hosted in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. We are proud to have been a part the construction of the very impressive Carbis Bay Hotel on top of the site’s steep...