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Gosport Borough Council



Contractor Information

Horticultural Services by Sodexo have been maintaining the landscape in Gosport as from 1 April 2011.


Sodexo is a leading provider of horticultural services in the UK & Ireland.  Managed nationally, but operating localley, their specialist teams take pride in delivering a diverse range of comprehensive service solutions, ranging from grounds maintenance, hard and soft landscaping through to habitat and environmental management.


With over forty years experience, Sodexo is well placed to design, manage and deliver a diverse range of services to more than a thousand client locations across the UK & Ireland.  These services include:


  • Grounds Maintenance

  • Hard & Soft Landscaping

  • Landscape Architecture

  • Sports Ground Maintenance

  • External Cleaning

  • Interior Plant Displays

  • Gritting and Snow Clearance

  • Environmental Services

  • Green Waste Recycling



'We take a professional pride in creating environments that inspire, comfort and motivate'.


Sodexo have been able to deliver a fully managed, cost effective solution to Gosport Borough Council based upon:


  • Stringent Quality Standards

  • Robust Operating Systems and Procedures

  • Agreed Key Performance Indicators

  • Utilisation of the latest technology

  • Continual service monitoring, reporting and review

  • Innovation underpinned by research from Writtle College


Stringent Quality Standards


Sodexo operates to stringent quality standards.  All sites are audited periodically in line with robust policies and procedures, whilst our service delivery is underpinned by key performance indicators.


Regular satisfaction surveys give their clients, customers and other stakeholders an opportunity to comment on the quality of service they receive, and help them to drive continuous improvement.


Sustainability and Caring for the Environment


Sodexo has a strong commitment to corporate citizenship in environmental matters concerning waste management, pollution control, water course management and the management of natural habitats.


Care for the environment is at the forefront of all of their operations, recognised by ISO 14001 accreditation.


Significant initiatives include reduced fossil fuel emissions, limits on energy consumption in landscape management and sourcing suppliers that support local people and the communities they operate in.


At every site, Sodexo formulate a detailed plant for handling general, green, inert and hazardous toxic waste in line with relevant legislation, regulations and local by-laws.  Where waste disposal partners are used, Sodexo takes responsibilty for their selection, manage their performance and audit them on a regular basis.


Working with clients, Sodexo aims to reduce their overall environmental footprint.  This all forms part of Sodexo's commitment to the Better Tomorrow Plan. 


The Better Tomorrow Plan


The Better Tomorrow Plan is Sodexo's commitment to corporate citizenship.  As a global sustainability leader in its sector, Sodexo has devised a sustainability roadmap to move performance to the next level.


The Better Tomorrow Plan sets out our commitment to help clients, customers and employees enjoy a more sustainable and healthy way of life, by maximising Sodexo's social impact and reducing to a minimum the environmental impact of our activities.


The Landscape Maintenance Contract includes grass cutting, maintaining shrub beds, hedges and flowerbeds alongside roads, on housing estates and in parks and gardens, as well as maintenance of play areas, sports pitches, allotment sites and Ann’s Hill Cemetery.  For enquiries please contact Streetscene on free phone 08000 198 598, email streetscene@gosport.gov.uk