Blackdown Green Roof Systems – A single source offer

Posted by david.luukas

Blackdown specialises in plant production, component supply, full system installation and maintenance of extensive, semi-intensive, bio-diverse and intensive roof planting systems.

With nurseries in the Blackdown Hills in Somerset, and a long established background in horticulture, Blackdown offers clients expert advice on the most appropriate planting strategy for their project.

A holistic approach ensures the long-term success of Blackdown’s green roof installations, with the same care shown for plants on the roof as is shown during plant production at the nurseries.

An impressive track record of high profile projects alongside technical expertise and an innovative approach to overcoming problems, ensures Blackdown remains a market leader.

Grow – plants are cultivated in and tailored to suit the UK’s climate.

Supply – an extensive range of Blackdown green roof systems and components.

Install – cost-effective, high quality installations.

Maintain – affordable maintenance for long-term plant wellbeing.

Approvals – Blackdown green roofs comply with the UK’s GRO Green Roof Code of Best Practice 2014 and the German Landscaping and Landscape Development Research Facility (FLL) Guidelines.

A Single Source Offer


green roofBy producing our own vegetation we can ensure that quality control procedures are maintained at each stage of
the production process. This ensures that only high quality vegetation is used on our roofs.


The Blackdown supply offer includes all of the components necessary for a high quality green roof system, delivered
throughout the UK. With our horticultural, roofing and contracting expertise, we appreciate the importance of on-time, in-full deliveries.


Blackdown are able to offer a full installation service from simple extensive roofs to complex intensive roofs which can incorporate hard and soft landscaping, automated irrigation and lighting systems.


Maintenance planning is essential to achieving a healthy plant community and a green roof that delivers its long-term objectives. With an increasing tendency for buildings to be procured on a lifecycle basis, Blackdown offers a single source, whole-life green roof solution: grown, supplied, installed and maintained by Blackdown.

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