After a record number of entries, Natural Paving Products Ltd has revealed the winners of its 2015 Approved Landscaping Professionals Awards.
Open to entrants from across the company’s Approved Landscaping Professionals (ALP) scheme, the competition consisted of three categories: Best Patio, Best Driveway, and Best Overall Design.
The winner of each category received £500, and runners up and highly commended entrants were awarded £250 and £100 respectively.
With an installation using Natural Paving Products’ black slate flagstones, Greenbelt Landscapes won first prize in the Best Patio category. Decol Construction came a close second, and three further entrants were highly commended for their work: Garden Creations, A Ward Landscapes and Mason & Turner.
Best Driveway went to new ALP members, Paving the Way, for their installation using Natural Paving Products’ rustic quartz block paving. Gagajoo Gardens and Landscaping took second place for their use of the company’s York grey block paving and Kirkstall sandstone coping.
With a design using Natural Paving Products’ Lakeland sandstone, Snapdragon Landscapes won the Best Overall Design category. Greenbelt Landscapes were runners up for their design using Cornsilk sandstone and there were three highly commended entrants: MJM Landscapes, Botanica Garden Design and Vision Landscapes.
Malcolm Gough, Natural Paving Products’ business development director, said: “The number and quality of projects entered into this year’s awards ware beyond our expectations.
“We are extremely proud to see our products being used in so many amazing designs and we would like to congratulate all of our winners and thank everyone who entered.
“Our plan for next year’s awards is to introduce additional categories to recognise even more skill sets and types of project.”