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MCM celebrate Excellence at BALI National Landscape Awards 2019


The Place? Grosvenor House, Park Lane.  The Event? The 43rd BALI National Landscape Awards 2019.  The Result? A fantastic culmination of a very successful year in landscaping supply.  The Reason? A chance to raise a glass or two to celebrate our Award win in the Affiliate Exceptional Service Category and our Sponsorship of the Regeneration Scheme >£500K with winners Blakedown Landscapes.

Affiliate Excellence

The annual Awards are organised and promoted by the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) at the event that took place on Friday 6 December 2019.  They celebrate the skills, hard work, quality, commitment and successes of BALI Registered members and are the largest landscape Awards in Europe. They recognise excellence in landscape design, construction and maintenance both in the UK and overseas, as well as awarding Employer Excellence and Affiliate Exceptional Service – and that’s us!

The judge’s feedback was that the quality and comprehensive content of the MMCM Award Submission was clear, concise and had good supporting evidence.

“A worthy winner, congratulations to all concerned” – BALI Judging Panel

WINNER Regeneration Project £500K+: Blakedown Landscapes SE

MCM also reinforced their BALI membership support as they once again took the stage as Sponsors in the category “Regeneration Scheme over £500,000”.  Both award winners, Talbot Farm Landscapes and Blakedown Landscapes, had submitted exceptional projects.  The Principal Winner Award was presented by MCM’s Managing Director Shazna Ali to Blakedown for their Great Yarmouth Borough Council Venetian Waterways project.  The scheme also received a Special Award for ‘Best Community involvement’ at the Awards.


Award-winning projects with MCM topsoils and aggregates

Our involvement didn’t stop there.  As well as working with 12 other 2019 BALI Award winners this year on landscaping and construction projects, we had direct involvement in FIVE of this year’s Award Winning schemes, including TWO Principal Award Winners:

Award-winning projects with MCM Topsoils and Aggregates

Our involvement didn’t stop there.  As well as working with 12 other 2019 BALI Award winners this year on landscaping and construction projects, we had direct involvement in FIVE of this year’s Award Winning schemes, including TWO Principal Award Winners:

Garden designed by Rosemary Coldstream, Thurlow Road.
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  • Domestic Garden Construction – Between £100k – £250k: Winner Verde Landscapes – Supply of soils and aggregates; waste removal
  • Domestic Garden Construction – Over £250k: Principal Winner LDC – Supply of soils and aggregates; waste removal
  • Hard Landscaping Construction (non-domestic) – Over £500k: Winner Frosts Landscapes – Supply of Type 1 primary aggregates; waste removal
  • Hard Landscaping Construction (non-domestic) – Over £500k: Winner Blakedown Landscapes – Supply of crushed concrete and sharp sand; waste removal
  • Registered Designer & Registered Contractor Joint Submission: Principal Winner Landform Consultants – Grab supply of Type 1, sharp sand; waste removal

For MCM, attending with members of the Sales and Marketing team, this event was a chance to celebrate with and congratulate some of their clients and associates who have been involved with the company this year and in their 25 year history. A resounding success for all involved.

  • ‘J P Dunn Construction Ltd have been working with MCM for many years and they are at the top of our preferred supplier list. This is because MCM not only provide a quality product at a good price but also have an extremely high standard of service. This is essential in the world of procurement where timing, price and results can equal large buying gains. Looking forward to working with them for many years to come!’

    James Galloway
    Procurement Director
    JP Dunn

  • ‘Every time we enquire, whether for a price, an order or to discuss a project, we have always impressed with the helpful response, the speed and the options discussed with us.  MCM are clearly a business experiencing healthy growth and we can see why – they offer a swift, efficient service at a competitive price and are working very hard to present a professional business offering.’

    Luis Moreno
    Construction Director
    Randle Siddley

  • ‘They offer a ‘real-time’ service and delivery provision and we cannot fault them on communications and project management – from the office to staff on site, they are exemplary.’

    Rob Donald
    Landscape Consultant
    Talbot Farm Landscapes

  • ‘The Basildon garden required a high level of cleanliness – not an easy ask when it comes to soils and aggregates.  The team managed the tight timeframes and logistical challenges of the site admirably.’

    Simon Thomson
    Contracts Manager
    CR Swift Landscaping

  • ‘Above all, they are a safe pair of hands, with the service, product range, technical knowledge and value for money that we look for in a supplier.  At the helm of this relationship is Darrel Burgess, MCM’s Sales Manager, making the wheels turn. We continue to recommend MCM’s services across the Group.’

    Alistair Bayford
    Operations Director

  • ‘Our Supply chain is a key element to the success of our business. MCM continue to be a consistent and reliable part of our supply chain and have helped us improve our ability to deliver Quality & Time driven Projects to our Clients.’

    Paul Lavelle
    Managing Director
    Foran Construction

  • ‘MCM are a friendly team you can always rely on.

    Logistics being a vital part of landscape construction projects MCM Deliver time and time again.’

    David & Ruth Houghton
    Company Directors
    Kings Landscapes

  • ‘MCM provide a wide range of products and a prompt, friendly service at a keen price.’

    Mike O’Hara
    John Reilly Civil Engineering Limited

  • ‘We have worked with MCM-SE on many various projects over many years, we have found them to be always professional in their approach and eager to assist. They have a large range of products and can be used as a ‘one stop shop‘ which is ideal in the varied world of landscaping.’

    Darren Skidmore
    Skidmores of Hertfordshire

  • ‘Excellent level of service, Reliable supplier for all soils and aggregates.

    Their willingness to change, be flexible and continually challenge the parameters of the landscaping market has resulted in savings and increased quality which we have been happy to share with our clients.’

    Daniel Farendon
    Commercial Manager
    INEX Landscapes

  • ‘MCM are a company you can really rely on. They provide a timely, professional service and have assisted us on large prestigious sites such as the Crossrail Project and Wembley Stadium developments where compliance crucial and very important.’

    Steve Turney
    Company Director
    Turney Landscape

  • ‘MCM’s Enviro Blend type 1 proved to be just the solution we were looking for.

    The team at MCM helped to resolve our soils, sub-base and disposal needs quickly and cost effectively.’

    Rudi Swanepoel
    Commercial Director
    Landform Consultants