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Ground Control prepare businesses for winter months

With colder weather on the way Beacon chat with ground maintenance supplier, Ground Control to discuss how they can help your business remain safe and compliant over winter months.

Ground Control joined Beacon in 2016 and the supply partner is the ideal solution for the external management of your property. The UK wide supplier offer their services to both small and large sites.

How can Ground Control help your business?
As a company dedicated to safe, aesthetically pleasing landscapes, Ground Control can offer a comprehensive service that ranges from Grounds Maintenance, Winter Maintenance, Arboricultural works, Landscape Design and Construction to Ecology, Invasive Weeds Management, Pest Control, Roofing and Commercial Window Cleaning.

Maintenance throughout winter months made easy...
Ground Control has 254 local gritting teams available to keep your business running safely in adverse weather conditions. Should snow hit your area, the 700 heavy plant snow teams are also on hand to help. If you choose to work with Ground Control your business needs and budget will be assessed and the appropriate level of management will be put in place.

How many call outs do Ground Control manage each year?

This varies depending on the weather conditions, which of course can never be fully pre determined. Over the course of 2015/16, 74,043 call outs were completed nationwide, compared to 114,284 in 2014/15. Ground Control offer an automated snow clearance service meaning that they operate an overnight service to clear snow as soon as it reaches a depth of 5cm or more.

The Best Forecasting
Ground Control is the first Winter Maintenance company in the World to be accredited with a gold recognition, the highest service level recognition award from the Met Office. They use the most accurate forecast in the world, accurate to the first half of every postcode in the UK.


To find out more about becoming a Ground Control customer and how they can help your business this year, please click here or call the Beacon team on 01904 695588.