Building Plymouth is a Plymouth City Council partnership set up to connect local people
with career opportunities in construction in Plymouth. Does this sound like you? email hello@buildingplymouth.co.uk to find out more!


YGS Landscapes

YGS Landscapes Ltd are one of the leading commercial landscaping businesses in the South West. Founded in 1973, Our services include;

- Site Clearance, tree protection and Hoarding: We encourage early engagement to enable our clients to explore value engineering opportunities and to ensure that sites are safe and compliant for commencement.
- Landscaping: Utilising our strong horticultural experience, we engage early to ensure our clients understand the proposed scheme and any of its specific, seasonal requirements.
- Fencing & decking: In 2016, we erected over 12000 linear metres of various types of fencing and built over 40 decks.
- Grounds Maintenance: In the 2016 season, we maintained over 100 sites throughout the South West to our usual high standards.
- Arboriculture: Our team can carry out all aspects of tree works. We assist clients on all aspects of tree management, and regularly liaise with local authorities on their behalf.

Supported by our established supply chain & utilising over 100 years of industry experience within our management team, we are continually improving with in-house and external training, which is key to developing our workforce. We are committed to creating a proactive, progressive workplace for all our staff and a sustainable, socially responsible business.

Why are you supporting Building Plymouth?

“I am passionate about Plymouth. The fact that we are anticipating the need to create an extra 10,000 jobs in the city demonstrates a huge swelling of confidence in the construction industry. Landscaping is a huge factor with all of these developments. It is inevitable that the demand for landscaping is going to increase as well and YGS are determined to ensure that we can support the future workforce generation and facilitate opportunities for all by working in partnership with Building Plymouth.”
Steve Warren-Brown, Managing Director, YGS Landscapes