Projects

The following list of projects is a selection from the work undertaken by Irrigation Systems Company in the last few years. For reasons of space, a complete list is not given, but further details of any particular project may be given on request providing the approval of the client is forthcoming.

2003

Landscape Irrigation Design & Build
Further extension to the Crossways irrigation system at Dartford were designed and installed as part of the on-going development of the site by Land Securities. The irrigation system is operated and remotely monitored on a daily basis by ISC. Irrigation was installed on another section of Eaton Square for Grosvenor Estates. The living sculpture irrigation system at Dagenham was installed to cover a second phase of the art work. A system was designed and installed on a new courtyard belonging to a major pharmaceutical company in East Kent for Hasmead Plc., and the company itself then commissioned an irrigation system to cover its new 40 acre campus. Work on the Kings Road development was completed. The irrigation installation on the near vertical earth banks beside the perimeter road at the new T5 site at Heathrow was started. A system was also installed on the Tower Place development. A number of private garden irrigation installations were completed, ranging from very large sites, some of which included the drilling of wells to obtain water, to small courtyards.

Landscape Irrigation Design
On the design side, the major contracts were to undertake the design of the irrigation systems for the new Terminal at London Heathrow Airport and the landscape irrigation system for the new World Headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland at Gogarburn, Edinburgh. In addition, work was carried out for Doncaster City Council looking at the feasibility of irrigating planting on a number of sites across the City.

Agriculture, Kenya
The irrigation system in Kenya continued to expand.

Sports Facilities
Work was carried out for a number of minor league football clubs. A system was also installed on new clay courts in Chiswick using a modified pop-up sprinkler designed by the company to prevent grit from wearing the sprinkler risers, a common problem on such installations.

Horticulture UK
Amongst work carried out for the horticultural trade were the irrigation systems to two new specialist nurseries. Both included variable speed pumping and decoder control systems. The first was for Premier Trees, a major wholesale large tree operation, the second for The Plantation, a new nursery set up by Gavin Jones Ltd., to wholesale and retail large and unusual architectural and specimen plants.

2002

Landscape Irrigation Design & Build
The Merry Hill system was further extended. Crossways continued to develop with systems installed on new building plots including even the Travel Lodge and Burger King sites. Further systems were designed and built for the Peoplebuilding development at Hemel Hempstead (for Hasmead Plc.,) the Kew Riverside and Imperial Wharf housing developments in London, along with Graham Terrace, the Barnsbury Daycare Centre, Tate Modern, etc. Irrigation was also installed on Gun Wharf in Portsmouth and the installation of a comprehensive system was commenced on the 552 Kings Road. A system was also designed and installed on the West Courtyard of the Treasury Building in Whitehall and a major installation was completed on the renewed Battersea Park site.

Water Features
Amongst others, the major water features installed were on the 552 Kings Road project (two) and, for Hasmead Plc., in the West Courtyard at the Treasury in Whitehall. The latter involved a very complex pool conditioning system that cycles between two pools of slightly different level. GARDENS, UK A number of private garden irrigation systems were installed in the Home Counties and up to the Midlands. Sites included both existing gardens and new developments. A system was also design and installed for Eaton Square on behalf of Grosvenor Estates.

Design: Landscapes And Water Features
Amongst the design contracts completed were the irrigation layouts for the Vincent Street development for Barrett Homes, the landscape irrigation systems and pools for the Warnes Hotel site in Worthing, Eaton Square for Grosvenor Estates and the specifications for some decorative pools on a government building in Kuwait. In Oman, design proposals (irrigation, waterfalls and water features,) were prepared for four tourist sites for the Ministry of Commerce and Tourism.

Horticulture & Agriculture
Various projects involving drip irrigation of field crops (potatoes being the most popular,) and irrigation systems for various nurseries were carried out.

Sports Facilities
As well as the usual work on pitches and greens, the company also design and installed a pop-up sprinkler system on a dry ski slope in Sussex. The spray apparently not only makes the slope faster for the skiers, but also reduces wear.

2001

Landscape Irrigation Design & Build
The Dagenham scheme was extended to include the watering of grass mound “dinosaurs.” Other systems were installed on projects such as the Poplar Dock complex, The Pavilion in St. Johns Wood, etc. A PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com 5 © 2004 I.S.C. All Rights Reserved major installation was completed at Chiswick Park for Gavin Jones and this has subsequently been extended several times. Also completed was an installation at Stockley Park, Phase III for Hasmead Plc. Work continued at Merry Hill and the Crossways system was extended further. Further building systems were added to Bartley Wood.

Water Features
A complex water circulation and cleaning system was designed and installed for the renovated Grade 2 water garden on the roof of the rebuilt House of Fraser store in Guildford. A cascade system was installed between two lakes at Amberley Castle.

Sports Facilities
Amongst the usual run of the mill installations, the company designed and installed a wall-to-wall irrigation systems over a heavily landscaped 18 hole pitch and putt at Amberley Castle near Arundel.

Horticulture & Agriculture
The extensive drip irrigation system in Kenya was extended 9for the first of several times,) and various commercial sized installations of drip irrigation, particularly on potatoes, were completed around the UK. A substantial temperature/humidity control system for outdoor runner beans (it helps to keep the beans straight,) was installed on a farm in Berkshire following on from one in Kent.

Private Gardens
As usual, a substantial number of private gardens installation were completed in London and the Home Counties.

2000

Landscape Irrigation Design & Build
Design and Build of a variable flow/constant head pumping system at Crossways Business Park, using wet well pumps, automatic filtration equipment, etc. for Whitecliffe Properties. Also at Crossways, the specification, development, supply and installation of a computer controlled irrigation system linked to a fully automatic weather station. The supply and commissioning of a similar system at the Merry Hill Centre along with continued expansion of the irrigation system, etc. Design and installation of a pop-up system for the grasscrete portion of a living sculpture on the A13 in Essex for Barking & Dagenham Council.

Landscape Irrigation Design, Various
Amongst others, the designs to Tender Document stage for the irrigation systems for a large private landscape/park in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Private Gardens, UK
The design and installation of various automatic irrigation systems on private gardens throughout the southern half of the UK.

Horticulture
The completion of various irrigation systems for horticultural establishments, including pumping systems, systems for container plants, tree production, etc.

Agriculture, Kenya
The design and procurement and supervision of an automated drip irrigation system to grow vegetables for the air despatched export market. Similar schemes have also been undertaken in the UK.

1999

Botanical Garden Irrigation Design, Canada

Design to Tender Document stage of irrigation systems for a new botanical garden attached to a major University in Eastern Canada.

Landscape Irrigation Design & Build
Design and Build of a number of landscape irrigation systems for buildings forming part of a major new Business Park in Hampshire. Design and build of various landscape systems suitable for a prestige riverside housing development in Kent. Continuing developments at Crossways and Merry Hill. In addition. systems for apartment blocks and office complexes in London and elsewhere were completed.

Golf & Other Sports Facilities
Design review of the irrigation systems for a new golf complex in Spain under construction 1999/2000. Design and build of various systems for bowling greens, etc., in the south of England.

Agriculture
Continuing development of large scale drip irrigation systems for field vegetables in the UK.

Private Gardens, UK
The design and installation of various automatic irrigation systems on private gardens throughout the southern half of the UK.

Heathrow Airport
The design and installation of automatic irrigation to the terraces and lawns either side of the redeveloped main entrance to Heathrow Airport. Design and installation of a system for planting around Car Park 1A. 1998

Landscape Irrigation Design, UK
Design performance specification and tender specifications for the landscape irrigation systems at the Greenwich Millennium Dome site, for W. S. Atkins.

Landscape Irrigation Design, Cyprus
Detailed landscape irrigation systems designs and tender documents for the new University of Cyprus, Nicosia, for Novell Tullett.

Landscape Irrigation UK
Design, supply and install landscape irrigation systems for various commercial clients in the UK, including further extensions to the Crossways Business Park system, Car Park 1A and the Northside Entrance refurbishment at London Heathrow Airport, a multi-storey superstore development in central London, various stores in a DIY chain, etc.

Private Gardens
Design and install systems on various private gardens in south and east England, including a large Listed garden originally designed by Gertrude Jekyl.

Merry Hill Centre
Design of landscape irrigation systems for the whole retail and commercial site, negotiation of permits for use of water sources, drilling trial and productive wells and commence the supply and installation of the irrigation system. The system will eventually be the largest in the UK, (surpassing Crossways,) and will take at least five years to complete.

Agricultural Irrigation UK
New installations of farm scale drip irrigation systems on potatoes, as well as servicing existing customers. Installation of fixed mini sprinklers on beans.

Agricultural Irrigation: Falklands
Design and supply of a trial vegetable drip irrigation systems for the Falkland Islands Trust.

Housing Development UK
design and installation of watering systems to the communal gardens at the Earls Terrace development, Kensington, for Bowles & Wyer.

1997
 
Sport, UK
Design, supply and installation of a fully automatic micro-processor controlled water supply and pumping system for a pair of polo fields in Surrey for a private client. Upgrades to bowling club systems using nine sprinklers, as pioneered by the company, with one sprinkler rising from the middle of the green with a living sod of earth on top in a cup so as a marker is not given to the players and more even coverage is achieved. Included work within high security establishments. Design for client of a very rapid water distribution system for water based artificial hockey pitches.

Agriculture, UK
Various Ro-Drip and other tape installations on agricultural crops, particularly on potatoes, including a large area of organic crops. Installations included 170 acres for new customer on potatoes.

Water Features, UK
Design supply and installation of new waterfall pumping equipment and water conditioning systems for the Japanese Garden at St. Katherine’s Dock, London, plus a landscape irrigation installation for the same gardens.

Landscape Irrigation, UK
Design supply and installation of various landscape irrigation systems, including extensions at Crossways Business Park, the access road to the Millennium Exhibition site, roof gardens on office developments and a school, etc. Several irrigation installations have also been completed for private clients.

Golf, UK
Installation of multiple source pumping system at Southwick Golf Club, installation included the installation of a self cleaning filter system for a lake water source for minimal maintenance.

Golf, Greece
Design to tender stage of a championship standard golf course complex irrigation system on main land Greece, including proposals for water treatment and management.

Dust Control And Conditioning, UK
Design and supply of a pop-up based watering system for private show-jump training and exhibition sand ring.

1996

Agriculture, UK
Further installations of farm scale drip irrigation systems on crops such as potatoes, sweet corn, leeks, etc. Development and installation of stand-alone automatic sand filter systems for the drip installations, along with chemical dosing equipment, etc.

Water Resources, UK
Investigation into the available water resources (surface water, ground water, potable water, etc.,) for irrigating Polo fields near Ascot, with recommendations on water storage, irrigation techniques, etc.

Agriculture, Portugal
System for applying chemicals to water-cress using pop-up sprinklers, including full automatic control, dosing equipment, etc.

Golf, UK & Greece
Designs, specifications and tender documents for Reading Golf Club. Supervision continues. Design and installation supervision of golf course irrigation system for the extension to a short course in Crete, along with post-tertiary water treatment systems, etc.

Domestic Landscapes, UK
Design, supply and installation of various automatic watering systems for private landscapes throughout London and the south of England.

Commercial Landscapes, UK
Design, supply and installation of landscape irrigation systems to new developments at Crossways Business Park, extending the existing irrigation system still further. Automatic watering systems for local councils and hotels, landscape planting, decorative baskets, etc. Renewal of irrigation systems at the Barbican, City of London, etc.

Commercial Landscapes, Hong Kong
Design of landscape irrigation systems for the new Hong Kong Airport development carried out for companies tendering for the landscape construction contract.

Forestry, UK
Further installations of drip irrigation systems for Christmas tree production in Norfolk and East Anglia.

Dust Control And Conditioning, UK
Design, supply and installation of a pop-up based watering system for further show-jumping training and exhibition sand rings.

1995

Agriculture, UK
The farm scale development of tape type drip irrigation systems, including the design and construction of the machinery necessary to install and recover the tape for re-use, solar powered control systems, etc., carried out by the company over the last few years has paid off in the fairly wide-scale implementation of the systems in many parts of the UK during 1995. Work carried out has included the design, supply and installation, (where necessary,) of various Ro-Drip in Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Essex, Hampshire, Sussex and Kent, irrigating large areas of potatoes, sweet corn, leeks, etc.

Agriculture, Kenya
Extension of an existing solar controlled Ro-drip system growing high quality export vegetables, now totalling around 130 acres in area.

Domestic Landscape
Design, supply and installation of various domestic landscape automatic irrigation systems, including a substantial new garden in Surrey, a garden with cascades in London, other gardens in Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey, etc.

Golf, UK
Designs, bills and tender documents for renewing the irrigation system at Cowdray Park Golf Club, Midhurst, Sussex. Vetting and watching the selected irrigation contractor for the new irrigation system at St. George's Hill Golf Club. Designs, bills and tender documents for extending the computer controlled irrigation system (designed and supervised by ISC previously,) existing on the West Course to parts of the East and South Courses (with provision for future extension to the remainder,) and the renewed driving range, all for the Wentworth Club.

Golf, Europe
Outline designs and specifications for the irrigation system for the master-planning of a new course to be built in Mallorca, Spain, using treated sewage effluent as a water source. Designs for an irrigation system for a driving range in Switzerland. Designs and specifications for the extension of the Elounda Mare compact golf course in Crete, including new post-tertiary treatment equipment for the grey water source used for irrigation.

Quarry Reclamation: Hong Kong
Design and material procurement for the irrigation systems necessary to reclaim by landscape planting, the vertical faces of the Lam Tei quarry in Hong Kong

Industrial Landscape
The design, supply and installation of automatic watering systems to the planters on the vertical faces and the surrounding reinforced earth walls of a multi-storey car park at Heathrow Airport. The design, supply and installation of automatic watering systems for roof deck planters on a redevelopment in Sloane Street, London.

Dust Control And Conditioning, UK
Design, supply and installation of a pop-up based watering system for a show-jumping training and exhibition sand ring.

1994

Agriculture, UK

The design, supply and installation supervision of a 25 acre, fully automatic drip irrigation systems for lettuce for G.S. Shropshire, Ely, Cambridgeshire. The 60 acre carrot irrigation system from 1993 was extended to 90 acres on a new site (to account for crop rotation.) All these agricultural systems include filtration equipment of various types and solar powered control systems.

Agriculture, Kenya
The design, supply and installation supervision of a 50 acre vegetable irrigation system for Vitacress, Kenya, including triple stage filtration systems and fully automatic control equipment.

Agriculture, Portugal
The design, supply and installation supervision of an automatic watering system, using pop-up sprinklers to apply chemicals to watercress. Initial design proposals for a watering system for a large tea plantation in the East.

Golf, UK.
The designs and specifications for a bid for 36 holes at the Belfrey, prepared for the Hunter Irrigation Inc. dealer in the UK

Master-Plan, Cyprus
Landscape irrigation inputs into the master-plan for the University of Cyprus, including water sources and quantities on an annual basis for a developing landscape, post tertiary treatment of effluent for irrigation, etc., for Novell Tullet and YRM. Work was also carried out on the master plan of a proposed tourist development on the island, for John Kelsey Associates.

Industrial Landscape
A further extension to the irrigation systems at Crossways Business Park, Dartford, Kent, for Blue Circle Properties Plc. and David Jarvis Associates.

Domestic Landscape
The design, supply and installation of a garden watering system and formal water feature for a private client in Palace Green, London. The design, supply and installation of garden watering equipment and formal and informal water features for a private client in Highgate, London. The design, supply and installation of various automatic watering systems for gardens in the UK.

Landscape, Taiwan
The design and preparations of tender documents and specifications for the landscape irrigation system required for a private residence.

Sports Facilities
Amongst others, the design, supply and installation of an automatic watering system to a group of four bowling greens for Worthing Borough Council.

Fountain: London
The design and installation of water circulation systems for the renovation of a Grade II listed statue in Berkeley Square, for the Friends of Victor Barclay.

Industrial Waste Disposal: UK
Design and supply of a pop-up sprinkler watering system used to distribute treated effluent from a slaughterhouse and processing plant onto landscape planting.

1993

Forestry
The design, supply and installation of a drip irrigation system for Christmas trees, being an extension to the 1992 contract for Elveden Estates.

Golf, Europe & UK
Amongst several others, the design of the irrigation system and full time on site supervision of the installation for an 18 hole golf course and golf academy in Mallorca, for IGI Switzerland. Design and specification documents for the automatic watering system at Eyehurst, for Arden Lea Irrigation Ltd.

Agricultural
The design, supply and installation of a fully automatic, 60 acre row crop drip irrigation system on carrots for a private client in Norfolk.

Landscape/Sports Facilities
The design, supply and installation of landscape irrigation and tennis court irrigation systems for Riverside Racquets Club, London.

Agriculture
The design, supply and installation of fully automatic drip irrigation systems for various Iceberg lettuce growers, carrot farmers, etc. in Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

Horticulture
The design, supply and installation of a sub-surface automatic watering system for a nursery specialising in plants for Japanese style gardens.

Landscape
The design, supply and installation of a car park roof deck planter irrigation system for a bank regional headquarters in Bristol.

Public Landscape
Work on various projects for Westminster City Council continued including making a case for and proposing changes to the bylaws governing the use of water in the UK. Detailed irrigation designs were made of both Berkeley Square and Soho Square

1992

Forestry
The design, supply and installation of a drip irrigation system to a large area of newly planted conifers (Christmas trees,) in the UK.

Cascades
The design, supply and installation of a water circulation, cleaning and disinfecting system for the County Mall, Crawley, UK. LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION The design, supply and installation of extensions to the irrigation system at Crossways Business Park. In addition, work on the irrigation content of the Master Plan for future development was carried out. The design, supply and installation of an irrigation system to the terraces in front of the Riverside development at Richmond, Surrey. Design, supply and installation of irrigation systems in pedestrian precincts in Croydon and Horsham for the Local Authorities.

Golf Course Irrigation: UK & Europe
Irrigation designs and specifications for the Milford Golf Club, carried out for the prospective contractor. Similar work has been completed on other Clubs. Re-design of the irrigation systems for Son Antem golf development in Mallorca. Installation management will take place early in 1993. Appraisal and development report on the irrigation systems installed at Montado in Portugal. Design and specifications of the irrigation systems for the Cams Hall golf development at Fareham, Hants.

Landscape Irrigation: Oman
Design and specifications for tender for the landscape irrigation systems for the extension to the Quaboos University, Oman, for RPS Clouston Ltd. Designs and tender specifications for the landscape irrigation systems required for the new British Embassy in Oman, for Novell Tullet.

Vegetable Production
Design, supply and installation of a row crop drip irrigation system for carrot and potatoes for a private client.

1991

Golf Course Irrigation
Preparation of an irrigation development study for Worthing Golf Club. The design and preparation of tender documents for an irrigation system at Burghley Park Golf Club, Lincolnshire. The design and preparation of tender documents for an the irrigation of an extension to Clevedon Golf Club along with an overall development strategy report. The design and preparation of tender documents for the full fairway irrigation systems for the 36 hole development at Chateau La Tournette, Belgium for I.G.I. Golf Developments, with on-site supervision of the selected contractor.

Irrigation Feasibility
The development of an irrigation strategy for the City of Westminster covering over seventy parks, gardens, landscapes and open spaces throughout the City, including investigation of water sources, sample designs and the preparation of contract manuals and draft specification documents. FOUNTAINS AND

Automatic Watering Systems
Design, supply and installation of a landscape irrigation system for a 10 acre private garden in London with full automatic control and a variable speed pumping system, and the construction of a major water feature.

Garden Watering Systems
Design, supply and installation of automatic irrigation system to various gardens for private clients in the Home Counties and East Anglia, including automatic drip and sprinkler irrigation systems and various water features.

Interior Water Feature
The design, supply and installation of an interior water feature for the foyer of the British Gas Headquarters building in Reading, UK.

Landscape Irrigation To Public Places
Design, supply and installation of an automatic sprinkler irrigation system to the Thomas More garden at the Barbican, London. Installation of various extensions to an existing ISC automatic sprinkler irrigation system at Crossways Business Park, Dartford Kent. Design and Installation of irrigation systems on the planting of various public and commercial buildings such as the roof garden at the Day-care Centre for Battersea Hospital, The Highway development near Tower Bridge, etc. Design and installation of sprinkler irrigation systems, water storage and pumping at Nymans Gardens for the National Trust.

Sports Fields And Playing Areas
Design and installation of water storage facilities, variable speed pumping system and welded MDPE pipework for the playing fields irrigation system of the American Community School, Surrey. Design and installation of automatic irrigation systems for various Bowling Clubs, including Adastra at Hassocks, Sussex.

Horticultural Developments
Preliminary feasibility work and the development of an initial business plan for a major horticultural development in the USA.

 

 

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