Our Services

Garden Landscapes

Our private estates team have great experience in the management of private gardens and estates. We understand the importance of good communication with the eye of detail. Having the ability to not only maintain but develop the site on which you live, work or play. One call to our team covers any of your grounds maintenance needs. Our garden design studio provides consultation and design to enhance your outdoor space.

Soft Landscaping and Design

Our domestic landscape team have great experience in the management of private gardens and estates. We understand the importance of good communication, with an eye for detail. We have the ability to not only maintain but develop the site on which you live, work or play. One call to our team covers any of your garden maintenance needs.

Need a little inspiration?

Marlen Lento, our designer

Led by Marlene Lento, our designer service ensures you are dealing with the same faces on the journey from the design studio to the project site. We research and source some of the industry’s leading cutting edge landscape products. Maybe you're stuck for ideas or struggling for concepts? We offer a full digital design overlay service bringing your space to life in 3D format or the more traditional intricate hand drawn designs.

Marlene spent 5 years designing for California's rich and famous, but now enjoys the great variety of styles she gets to create for clients in 'the Garden of England'. An example of some of Marlene's design work is showcased below.

Whether you have a cosy cottage garden, a large country estate or a small modern town pad, we believe that a garden can be a fantastic asset; an extra room to your house, a truly versatile space to spend time with family and friends, an escape from the stresses of a busy life or a great place to grow your own food, creating a healthy sustainable lifestyle. From a roof top terrace to a country escape, we can truly create your perfect landscape.

All gardens grow and evolve over time and seasons, so whether you have a newly created landscape or a mature garden, we offer on-going maintenance services from weekly lawn mowing to seasonal planting and hedge cutting . We offer impartial advice on how to look after your garden. Our involvement can be a one off visit to help get the garden under control or friendly regular visits, working with you to get the most out of your space!

Hard landscaping and construction

For us it’s not just about being green fingered…

Our in-house hard landscape team offer a wide range of hard landscaping installations, from contemporary cutting edge composite decking to traditional rag stone walling and bespoke natural stone driveways. We have both the experience and expertise to deliver a wide range products that cater for everything from the classic period landscape to the modem minimalist roof top terrace.

Our extensive knowledge of products from both past and present ensures we can deliver a quality product that is right for the surroundings.

  • Patios
  • Driveways
  • Stonework
  • Walls
  • Turfing
  • Ponds
  • Decking
  • Garden maintenance
  • Small scale civils
  • Land drainage systems
  • Paving
  • Temporary surfaces
  • Water features
  • Groundworks
  • Brickwork
  • Stonework
  • Bespoke features
  • Online Customer Portal
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Grounds Contracting

Our mobile contracting division undertake a wide variety of contracts, from local authorities to industrial estates, retail outlets and housing developments.

The grounds of a site are the very first thing seen by a visitor and their appearance and state are seen as preliminary indicators as to how an organisation actually functions; a clean and tidy estate speaks of an efficient, well-run organisation with the highest of standards. We understand the importance of emulating your high standard beyond the confines of the indoors.

Our real-time scheduling provides site mangers, FMs and estate owners with a regularly updated schedule of tasks giving the client a clear view of our programme of works. We also in addition offer an online portal where clients can securely log on via our website and view the work we have undertaken along with any relevant notes or information – we understand the importance of transparency and good communication.

Specialist verge and banks mowing.

Slopes, verges & embankments are difficult areas to maintain, their location adjacent to carriageways, ditches, waterways or sensitive habitats make operating in or around such conditions difficult.

The HSE have issued much guidance and relevant information on working on slopes and recognises it is a genuine safety concern for, clients contractors and members of the public The HSE identified Bank & Slope Mowing as a high risk activity that should be well planned and executed. Slopes between 20 and 30 degrees are deemed as high risk and require site specific risk assessments, along with specialist pedestrian mowers or traditional brush cutters. These methods have gone some way to reduce risk, but no far enough.

Working on slopes can be largely weather dependent and hazardous for the operator, Guidelines recommend that where banks need to be accessed by contractors work is only carried out in timed sessions, reducing the operator’s exposure to working on uneven or sloped terrain. This makes a relatively simple task hazardous protracted and costly.

Our fleet of state of the art remote controlled grass cutting and vegetation management solutions offer a nationwide service reducing risk and saving time.


Our Highways Vegetation Division undertakes both day and night time operations giving you flexibility. We offer cutting edge equipment and technology to deliver projects efficiently on budget and on time. We are KCC and Construction- Line approved contractors and undertake work for Local Authority & Highways around Kent and the South East of England.

Reactive Maintenance Services

We provide callout solutions for inclement weather such as: storm damage, accident reinstatement and tree removal for fallen trees on the carriageway. Our teams operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Improvement Schemes

Complimenting our maintenance division we also undertake a wide array of improvement schemes such as seeding, tree planting and street furniture installation.

Traffic Management

We can provide and install all the traffic management requirements from temporary stop/ go boards to road closure applications and complex signal controls.
  • Designing & installing Planting schemes
  • Site clearance
  • Grass cutting & verge mowing
  • Vegetation management
  • Weed control
  • Seeding & Hydro seeding
  • Living walls
  • Ground retention systems
  • Street furniture & signage erected
  • Visibility Splay Cutting
  • Remote controlled scrubs & grass cutting
  • Hedge Cutting
  • Ditch clearing
  • Footpath clearance
  • Litter picking
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Aerial rope access work
  • Commercial moss & algae removal
  • Structure/bridge vegetation removal
  • Gully & Drain maintenance
  • Specialist robotic mowing
  • Road sign cleaning
  • Pressure washing
  • Herbicide & Pesticide Application
  • Turfing
  • Feature installations
  • Maintenance of street furniture
  • Pest control
  • Mobile green composting
  • 24/7 Emergency Response call out
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Educational Sites

We have listened carefully to the needs of both local authority and private educational establishments; using a large Local Authority grounds contractors is not the only solution to cost effective grounds care. Unlike many of our competitors we are able to provide the width and breadth of services required by educational establishments without the impersonal approach of some larger organisations. Having the experience and knowledge from our many commercial projects - backed up by our online customer portal - we can give you peace of mind about the work we have undertaken. Our staff are enhanced DBS cleared and have all relevant training and qualifications - backed up by method statements and risk assessments.

We believe in forging a strong relationship with both our staff and clients giving continuity and reliability. We understand the pressures of facility managers and site teams- one call to our helpful, friendly team has all your external maintenance requirements covered. 

In additional to the ongoing remedial work, Green Oak offers a wide array of project work, from the creation of educational outdoor classrooms to installing equal access sensory gardens and habitat ponds.

Our portfolio of work includes the design and creation of trim trails, activity stations and bespoke play equipment. Our complete range of playground equipment manufactured by Playdale has been independently tested by the British Standards Institution or TUV and carries the prestigious Kitemark as proof of compliance to the European Playground Safety Standard BS EN 1176.

Our real-time scheduling provides site mangers, FM’s and estate owners with an update schedule of tasks giving the client a clear insight in to our program of works. We also offer an online portal- clients can securely log on via our website and view the work we have undertaken along with any relevant notes or information – we understand the importance of transparency and good communication.

  • Grass cutting
  • Strimming
  • Pitch marking
  • Tree work & surveys
  • Enhanced DBS checked
  • Play areas installed & maintained
  • 3G pitch maintenance
  • Hard landscaping & planting
  • Security fencing supplied & installed
  • Hedge cutting
  • Gully & drain clearance
  • Graffiti removal & jet washing services
  • Snow clearance & gritting
  • Online Customer Portal
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Tree Work

Operating across London and the southeast we are a team of trained and experienced professional tree surgeons who take pride in their work. We offer a variety of tree surgery services to both domestic and commercial clients such as crown reduction, pollarding, stump grinding and tree reductions. As well as tree pruning and ivy removal, we also undertake hedge trimming, coppicing, woodland management and tree assessments/ reports.

Our work extends to installing tree planting schemes, hedge laying and woodland crafts.

We operate a 24-hour emergency tree work service, should your tree become damaged. Or become dangerous during a storm.

Whatever tree service you need, you can relax in the knowledge that the work will be assessed and carried out by a professional company.  Green Oak holds all the experience, qualifications, insurances and understanding that is required when undertaking high risk work.

  • Tree condition reports
  • Tree tagging & surveys
  • Tree surgery
  • Crown reduction
  • Crown lifting
  • Pollarding
  • Stump removal
  • Hedge cutting
  • Traffic management
  • Tree planting
  • 24 hour call out
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We operate a specialist fencing division manufacturing, supplying and installing both domestic and commercial fencing.

Fed up of rotting posts?….our highly acclaimed bespoke timber fencing has a longstanding reputation for quality and longevity. 90% of our fencing is produced in the U.K, a slow grown redwood timber of the highest quality. All our timber products are fully pressure treated prior to installation giving additional longevity and rot protection with no need for any preservative or stain.

In addition to our range of timber fencing, we also install powder coated mesh fencing for commercial sites, rural fencing for agricultural applications and a complete selection of ornate and agricultural gates and posts.

Due to the popularity of our fencing services we have created a dedicated website which can be viewed by following the link below.

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  • Steel security fencing installed
  • Post & rail fencing
  • Agricultural fencing
  • Close board fencing
  • Deer fencing
  • Acoustic fencing
  • Reptile & amphibian exclusion fencing
  • Domestic gates
  • Field gates
  • Fence & Post Repairs
  • Chestnut Cleft/Pale
  • Paddock/Arena Fencing
  • Hit & Miss Fencing
  • Willow/Hazel Hurdling
  • Picket Fencing
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Our skilled team of land based operatives undertake a wide range of environmental tasks, working for government agencies, public sector bodies and charitable trusts as well as local authorities and highways.

Our range of specialist machinery provides practical cost-effective solutions for sensitive sites or sites with difficult access.

Green Composting Service

We operate a mobile green composting unit - this service is available for long term or daily hire. An on board hiab loader ensures speedy results, processing around 100 cubic metres of green waste into a usable bi product per day.

This process is a clean, green and cost-effective solution to handling green waste meeting ever demanding environmental targets.

Pest Control

Green Oak carry out a comprehensive pest control service across both domestic and commercial sectors ensuring a pest free environment. Our proactive pest control service undertakes one off visits as well as routine contracted visits.

All service visits are carried out by a BPCA qualified pest control technician and will check and monitor for pest activity. A full report will be completed following each visit and includes details of pest activity found and any control measures used. The report will detail housekeeping and hygiene actions required by the client necessary to help control pests.

  • Pests covered include rats, mice, cockroaches and stored product insects.
  • Pest control technicians to have Enhanced DBS check
  • All visits to be carried out by a BPCA qualified Pest Control Technician
  • A comprehensive Pest Control Folder with COSHH data sheets

In addition to the routine pest control inspections we offer a 24hr call out service for pest activity and will carry-out follow up treatments for pest activity. We also offer additional services for off contract pests such as ants, wasps and fleas.

We also undertake mitigation work such as reptile and amphibian exclusion fencing for building sites, highway work and infrastructure projects.

Ecological Work

Green Oak undertake large scale commercial tree planting, woodland management and responsible stewardship plans.

Our ecology team are able to assist with grant applications, site surveys, habitat management plans, creation of conservation grazing schemes advice and implementation as well as practical management.

Exclusion Fencing

Green Oak Fencing division installs a comprehensive range of wildlife exclusion fencing including badger fencing, newt fencing and rodent fencing.

Wildlife fencing provides a cost-effective solution to meet the statutory requirements that are imposed upon property developers and land agents with regard to the conservation of protected species located in or nearby to a development site.

  • Hedge laying
  • Reptile & amphibian exclusion fencing
  • Mobile green Composting solutions
  • Vermin control
  • Remote controlled Bank and verge mowing
  • Vegetation management
  • Meadow restoration and creation
  • Coppicing contracts
  • River and waterway maintenance.
  • Rights of way infrastructure.
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Water Management

Our portfolio of water management work extends from domestic water feature design and installation through to large scale construction of ponds and lakes. Working closely with government agencies and national charities our river and waterways work provides solutions for on-going water management, such as dredging, river bank retention schemes and erosion control systems.

We are proud to be leading the way with Bentomat GCL's (Geosynthetic Clay Liners) providing a long lasting proven alternative to traditional rubber liners. These are widely used in the construction of lakes, garden ponds, wetlands, reed beds, swimming ponds, school ponds, golf clubs, Aquaponics & fisheries, as well as more industrial applications such as in SUDS attenuation pond lining projects, anaerobic digestion basins, canal lining and river & stream diversions.

Bentomat is a revolutionary geosynthetic clay pond liner consisting of a layer of bentonite encapsulated between two textiles which are needle-punched together. The result is an easy-to-install, self-healing, self-seaming liner that requires very little maintenance. The swelling properties of the bentonite clay and cushioning of the textiles eliminate the need for seam welding and underlayments. Bentomat CL has the additional benefit of a thin laminated flexible membrane that adds an extra layer of protection to the GCL

  • Ponds
  • Bentolite natural pond liners
  • Catchment ponds
  • Water features
  • Soak away systems
  • Decorative features & rills
  • Pond renovation
  • Dredging
  • Pump maintenance
  • SUDS and drainage channels
  • River bank stabilisation systems
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Winter Services

The winter months can provide challenges and inconveniences to road users and pedestrians alike. We at Green Oak are here to clear the way and provide easy and safe access for your paths, parkways and roads. We are committed to providing a complete grounds maintenance package for all seasons and our team of dedicated operatives use Met Office 24 hour forecasting delivering real time weather updates and specialist road surface data. Our specialist machinery ensures we are ready to deal with any winter conditions.

  • Gritting
  • Snow Clearance
  • Supply and maintenance of salt boxes
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Customer Comments

Just wanted to thank you for the work recently undertaken in my garden, it was refreshing to be able to entrust my pride and joy to capable hands. Your team were professional in their manner and always willing to answer my questions. I would definately pass on your name to friends and family.

Mr & Mrs Wake

I have used Green Oak team for many tasks, large and small. They have a breadth of knowledge and ability to undertake any of the sometimes challenging requirements I put before them. Nothing is ever too much trouble and I have always been very happy with the workmanship carried out.

Mr Sutton