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The Green Roof Market Is Growing

The Green Roof Market Is Growing

19th February 2016

With the rapid growth of urban and rural development, green roofs have evolved and adapted to help solve issues and create opportunities within the construction industry.... read more

Sky Garden Are Hiring

Sky Garden Are Hiring

2nd November 2015

Sky Garden are offering a fantastic opportunity in our flourishing green roof business. If you are an experienced Site Manager or Operations Manager, or looking for the next step in your career, you may be the person we are looking for. Read more here and get in touch if interested.... read more

How Much Does a Green Roof Cost Per M2?

How Much Does a Green Roof Cost Per M2?

21st September 2015

Our employees at Sky Garden often get asked the same question: how much does a green roof cost per m2? Unfortunately, this question does not have a straight forward answer!... read more

Sky Garden Green Roof on Award-Winning Filwood Business Park

Sky Garden Green Roof on Award-Winning Filwood Business Park

28th July 2015

Bristol City Council have won the award for New Building of the Year at this month's 2degrees Champions Awards 2015 for Filwood Green Business Park.... read more

The Urban Heat Island Effect in London

The Urban Heat Island Effect in London

15th July 2015

During the summer, especially during a heat wave like we had a couple of weeks ago, the temperatures in cities like London are considerably higher than those in surrounding rural areas. This is known as the Urban Heat Island Effect. Why does this happen? Is there anything that can prevent this issue... read more

What is the GRO Code and why do we use it?

What is the GRO Green Roof Code and why do we use it?

29th June 2015

The GRO Green Roof Code was devised by the Green Roof Organisation (GRO) to ensure that all green roofs constructed in the UK are installed to an acceptable standard.... read more

Are We Doing Enough To Replace Wildlife Lost Through Development?

Are We Doing Enough To Replace Wildlife Lost Through Development?

21st April 2015

As cities such as London grow, houses, offices and new developments take the place of green space because the land is more profitable after it has been developed. This does, however, pose a number of problems. By removing vegetation, air quality can reduce and pollution can become worse; water runof... read more

Spring Green Roofs

Spring Green Roofs

7th April 2015

Green roofs spring to life at this time of year. The weather is picking up and the plants begin to flower.... read more

Ask Our Grower About Your Green Roof

Ask Our Grower

24th March 2015

Sky Garden's expert grower and green roof installer Vince Wheller has been busy answering a few questions we often get from past and current customers.... read more

Benefits of a Green Roof

Benefits of a Green Roof

4th March 2015

There are many benefits of a green roof. These include insulation, reduced surface run off, increased biodiversity and an aesthetically pleasing finish, to name a few.... read more