Windsor, Thames Side
Windsor is a stunning royal town in Berkshire, located by the beautiful River Thames, West of London. Home to the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world and Queen Elizabeth’s favourite home, Windsor Castle. Legoland is also Windsor’s second-largest attraction where families can enjoy over 55 fun-filled rides at the Lego-themed park. What more could you ask for?
The Royal Borough has a mix of history, heritage and culture within its street markets and patriotic events. With London Heathrow Airport only 11 miles away and less than an hour on public transport to the capitals city centre, Windsor is known as London’s country estate. Living in Windsor offers lively nightlife, stylish restaurants, and fun shopping amenities.
Green spaces are valued by the Windsor residents. There are over 4,800 acres of green space for locals and tourists to explore, such as the Windsor Great Park. Containing ancient forests and rare wildlife, green space is hugely important to the area. Windsor’s Great Park is a picturesque backdrop no matter the season for everyone to enjoy and to be up close with the local wild deer that graze there.
The desire to maintain Windsor’s green infrastructure does not stop with the open spaces. GreenBlue was pleased to work alongside Shanly Homes on a new exclusive Housing Development, supplying a quality finish for the tree planting within the scheme: Thames Side, Windsor.
5 beautiful trees were planted during May 2020 the tree pits and have allowed the properties to maximise the street value. Situated directly next to the Windsor & Eton Riverside Train Station, commuters use this cut through daily to walk to the town centre or the relaxing scenic riverside walk.
With GreenBlue’s Stratacell 60 series load-bearing soil support beneath the ground, these trees have been provided with their maximum rooting volume opportunities to thrive to maturity. The high-quality installation enabled crucial irrigation and aeration with inlets set within the Adur ductile iron tree grilles provide a flush finish with the joining pavement. The Ullswater vertical guards were also specified as above-ground protection due to the regular passing vehicles that enter the train station car park.
Thames Side, Windsor is a scheme that looks stunning and provides multiple benefits for the area, residents and tourists entering the town.