Services for schools: Schools grounds management service and landscaping

Playground Markings
Playground markings
Seated Area
Seared area

The school grounds management, horticultural and arboricultural service provides professional and technical knowledge and advice, to create a safe outdoor learning environment and quality educational resource for the formal and informal curriculum.

The service provides a single point of contact for advice on all school grounds matters including:

  • Grounds maintenance routine and scheduled contract service
  • Grounds maintenance and horticultural advice
  • Playing field and sports pitch maintenance
  • Sports field drainage
  • Synthetic surfaces and sports pitch areas
  • Landscape projects (design and construction)
  • Arboriculture - tree and woodland management including health and safety surveys and advice.
  • Environmental advice and education natural environment ranger service
  • Playground construction
  • Safety surfaces
  • Outdoor play areas and playground equipment – inspections
  • Equipment / repairs and maintenance service


Document Type Size
Grounds Management Service Specification - Maintained Schools 2024-25pdf170.7 KB
Grounds Management Service Specification - Academies 2024-25pdf149.1 KB