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New challenges are ahead for three members of the Rolawn Team as skills and commitments are recognised with new or expanded roles.
24 January 2020
The installation of on-site solar power and gaining the Green Achiever Diamond Banner award are the latest achievements in our ongoing drive to operate with environmental responsibility.
19 December 2019
Rolawn enters new strategic partnership with multi-national logistics provider, CM Downton, to enhance distribution systems in line with growth plans.
10 December 2019
Rolawn is delighted to be supporting the Greenfingers Charity again this Christmas by sending e-cards to customers and suppliers, with the equivalent cost of traditional Christmas cards and postage being donated to the charity.
9 December 2019
The UK landscaping industry is looking vibrant, if the positivity experienced at last month’s FutureScape exhibition is anything to go by.
2 December 2019
Find out what it meant to members of the Rolawn team to see the results of their fundraising efforts at the opening of a new outdoor space at Grace House Hospice in Sunderland.
24 October 2019
We are looking forward to sharing our latest news with the landscaping industry at FutureScape 2019. Come along to see us at Stand 59 at Sandown Park Racecourse on Tuesday 19th November.
15 October 2019
Rolawn is celebrating another improvement in service levels with an average success rate of 98.60%, year to date, that compares to 98.25% in 2018-19.
8 October 2019
Confirming its commitment to ongoing investment, Rolawn's recruitment has continued throughout 2019 with eight new members of staff, including new Executive Director, Chris Matson.
26 September 2019
Forest Stewardship Council® certification confirms Rolawn bark and mulch products are responsibly sourced.
23 September 2019
The latest of our fundraising events marking the 20th year of the Greenfingers Charity was a 170-mile cycle challenge across the Pennines.
14 August 2019
Genuine customers, posting real reviews on the trusted feedback site Feefo have resulted in Rolawn being awarded Gold Trusted Merchant Status for the third year in a row.
9 April 2019
Rolawn have been hard at work fundraising for the Greenfingers Charity Garden Re-Leaf day. This year staff took part in a range of activities to mark the event and generate funds for the charity.
2 April 2019
Rolawn has once again decided to support its nominated charity and send e-cards to customers and suppliers this Christmas.
12 December 2018
FutureScape will be opening its doors to the landscaping industry on Tuesday 20th November at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher in Surrey. We are excited to be exhibiting at the show for the first time this year.
15 November 2018
1st – 5th October is National Customer Service Week, a week-long opportunity to raise awareness of how important good effective customer service is in any successful business. This year, for the first time, Rolawn will be celebrating the event led by The Institute of Customer Service, with a range of activities that will focus on what goes in to providing high service levels.
1 October 2018
Against a tide of challenges, the humble bumble bee is fighting back with a little help from conservationists, bee lovers and gardeners keen to see the bee back in our gardens and once again adding to the eco-system and food chain.
28 August 2018
Independent research by the Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI) has underlined the credentials of younger thinner cut turf for its ability to root more quickly and vigorously than the traditional older thicker cut product, allowing faster establishment and a healthier and more attractive lawn.
16 August 2018
Rolawn’s continued support and sponsorship during the show season has paid dividends for many of the show gardens at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.
17 July 2018
Rolawn is proud to be one of the key supporters and suppliers to this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live show at the NEC, Birmingham.
8 June 2018
A hugely successful RHS Chelsea Flower Show was enjoyed by companies using Rolawn products at this year’s event with 20 exhibitors achieving show accreditation including one silver award, 4 silver-gilt and 7 gold awards.
5 June 2018
Rolawn, the UK’s premium turf and topsoil supplier is working with Welcome to Yorkshire, the region’s tourism destination specialist, to provide 60 square metres of Medallion® Turf for its 2018 RHS Chelsea show garden. Medallion® was chosen for its ability to establish quickly and provide a high quality and wear resistant carpet of home-grown turf to complement the truly Yorkshire scene.
18 May 2018
While the weather at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival was the crowning glory for the many beautiful show gardens, Rolawn’s topsoils and mulches provided the perfect foundation as the competition, along with the glorious weather, heated up.
17 May 2018
Exhibitors at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival will fly the Rolawn flag by choosing its market-leading range of premium turf and soft landscaping products for their show gardens and displays, as part of the brand’s first official sponsorship of the show.
2 May 2018
Continual investment is essential to stay at the forefront of any industry and Rolawn, the UK’s leading high-quality turf grower, understand this better than most.
27 March 2018
The Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers has been awarded to Rolawn for another year.
26 February 2018
Rolawn is delighted to announce that it has moved into its new purpose-built head office.
19 December 2017
Rolawn is proud to have been ranked 44th in a debut report designed to showcase the biggest and best businesses in York.
18 December 2017
Rolawn added premium quality topsoil in a bulk bag to their range approximately 15 years ago and are now celebrating the sale of their one millionth bag!
29 August 2017
This week Rolawn proudly harvested and delivered their 160 millionth roll of turf. The roll of turf in question was photographed on its’ journey from the production field, through the unique Profresh® system that extends turf shelf life and then on to the customer.
15 August 2017
Medallion turf volcanos erupting with lava of roses were created by designer Tony Smith, as a show feature for the entrance to the rose pavilion at this year’s Hampton Court Flower Show.
10 July 2017
Rolawn products have contributed again to a raft of award winning show gardens and features at GWLive 2017.
20 June 2017
Raycox Turf, who is a specialist in the supply of high quality landscape products in the Bristol area, and is one of Rolawn’s Premier Stockists, has gone live with their bang-up-to-date new website.
30 May 2017
This year’s Chelsea Flower Show featured a host of Show, Fresh and Artisan gardens that utilised Rolawn’s Medallion® turf, Blended Loam topsoil, Landscaping Bark, and Soil Improver – or a mixture of all four.
25 May 2017
After 40 years of being based in Elvington, North Yorkshire, Rolawn has started the construction of an all-purpose-built new Head Office situated on their 21-acre site in Seaton Ross, East Riding of Yorkshire.
16 May 2017
Rolawn has been awarded BS EN ISO 9001:2015 and BS EN ISO 14001:2015.
8 May 2017
The 7th series of the garden make-over programme, Love Your Garden is currently being filmed and Rolawn’s award winning Medallion turf and market leading enhanced Blended Loam Topsoil have again been requested by the programme’s makers.
18 April 2017
Rolawn has raised over £300 so far for the Greenfingers Charity by holding a ‘Garden Re-Leaf Day’ internal Spring Fair and running an on-line sales promotion.
22 March 2017
Rolawn is celebrating being awarded the Gold Trusted Service Award by the independent customer feedback company Feefo.
9 March 2017
This week sees Harrogate host the Great Yorkshire Show, where leading Yorkshire Horticulturist and Gardening Broadcaster, Nigel Harrison selected Rolawn products for his 45 minute garden build skills demonstrations.
13 July 2016
Rolawn is very proud to have helped support Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital through the supply of products for their show garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, designed and built by Chris Beardshaw.
11 July 2016
Rolawn Limited is celebrating after winning a gold medal for its conceptual show garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
7 July 2016
Rolawn is proud to have supplied products to 15 RHS medal winners at this year’s Chelsea show, including 10 golds, the Best Artisan Garden and a further 5 Exhibitor awards.
26 May 2016
Rolawn enhances its patented Profresh® system and adds additional capacity
23 May 2016
The RHS flower show season has kicked off with success for Rolawn with Gold in the show garden category and Gold in the floral marquee.
12 May 2016
Rolawn embark on 2016 garden show programme.
28 April 2016
Rolawn has sponsored the Botanica show feature at Harrogate spring flower show this year.
22 April 2016
Rolawn were proud that DJ Turfcare chose Saltex 2015 to officially launch the trading agreement that has been agreed between the two companies.
7 December 2015
As part of its ongoing company strategy of investment in people, service and products, Rolawn has appointed four new members of staff in product development, compliance, sales and marketing roles.
30 November 2015
Three gold medals, one Silver-Gilt and the coveted Best In Show award were awarded to Rolawn-supported gardens at Tatton Park Flower Show.
29 July 2015
Rolawn is delighted to announce the signing of a contract with 2015 Motor Transport Haulier of the Year, Potter Logistics. This agreement enhances trade between the two businesses and secures significant haulage capacity for the ongoing supply of Rolawn products for many years to come.
17 July 2015
A total of 16 medals and the coveted ‘Best In Show’ award have been awarded to Rolawn-supported gardens and exhibitors at Hampton Court Flower Show this week.
3 July 2015
Rolawn celebrates its 40th anniversary this year – in that time, the company has sold and supplied enough turf to cover the pitch at Wembley a whopping 18,500 times.
29 June 2015
Rolawn turf, topsoil, bark and soil improver help to bring the medals home at Chelsea.
26 May 2015
The recent Harrogate Spring Flower Show was a huge success for Rolawn with show-goers taking great interest in the Medallion® Turf, topsoil and bark ranges displayed.
5 May 2015
Rolawn takes part in Garden Re-leaf Day in support of Greenfingers Charity.
8 April 2015
Rolawn are to attend the 2015 Harrogate Spring Flower Show for the first time in the company’s 40 year history.
16 February 2015
Staff at Rolawn reach for the pink in bid to raise funds for breast cancer research.
22 October 2014
Turf took centre stage at Hampton Court this year when the RHS decided to commission 5 sculptures from industry specialists, all under the guidance of avant-garde designer Tony Smith. For the first time in show history the RHS allowed unplanned exhibits as the sculptures all had to be designed and built in 2 days.
15 July 2014
The world famous Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Romsey, Hampshire, have opened their extension to the Winter Garden, which includes a sweeping new lawn which draws visitors in to view the new planting schemes.
8 July 2014
Chestnut Tree House in West Sussex is the latest children’s hospice to benefit from the work of the Greenfingers charity. The Woodland Walk was opened on 19th June, which Ann-Marie Powell Gardens and Garden House Design have turned from wild woodland into an enchanting wooded area.
1 July 2014
Rolawn are launching a campaign to encourage everyone to make more use of their lawns. The ‘Keep on the grass’ message will first be seen on liveried vehicles, where Rolawn are working in conjunction with The Bedfords Group, one of our key distribution partners.
20 June 2014
Rolawn are celebrating their support of key designers who all selected Medallion turf for a range of show gardens that demonstrated the visual impact of quality natural turf.
18 June 2014
Rolawn’s renowned Medallion turf, Blended Loam topsoil and Landscaping Bark were incorporated into a number of medal winning gardens and stands at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014, by both Chelsea regulars and up and coming young designers and landscapers.
29 May 2014
Rolawn’s Medallion and Minster Pro turf has been used by students from Shropshire-based Otherwise Engaged on their garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival, for which they were awarded a Highly Commended certificate by The Royal Horticultural Society.
14 May 2014
Rolawn have teamed up with the world famous Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Romsey Hampshire, to provide a new lawn as part of an extension to the Winter Garden.
28 April 2014
Premier Rolawn stockist Graeme Howe Fencing of Carlisle have refurbished their premises to reflect their expanded product range, with new displays, signage and construction of the first purpose built brick turf cooler.
8 April 2014
Rolawn’s Medallion Turfmaster 1300 rolls have been used as part of a major restoration programme at two of Edinburgh’s most famous city centre gardens.
31 March 2014
Rolawn, Europe’s largest turf grower, have just launched their redesigned website, which they claim focuses on delivering an improved customer journey and presenting Rolawn’s industry leading high quality products in a clear contemporary style.
13 March 2014
Rolawn attended the Garden & Home Press event to promote their revolutionary system for extending the shelf life of turf.
14 February 2014
The country’s biggest turf grower has created two new roles within their sales team to enhance customer support to landscapers and stockists.
3 December 2013
The Leeds cluster group from the Society of Garden Designers were visitors this week to Rolawn.
20 September 2013
Rolawn are proud to have supplied products to 28 of the country’s leading garden designers and exhibitors at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013; including 10 gold medal winners, Best Show Garden and Best Fresh Garden.
24 May 2013
Elvington primary school, situated south of York has built 10 raised beds as part of a regional campaign to encourage individuals, schools and community groups to experience the health and social benefits that come with growing their own food.
16 May 2013
Pocklington Town Football Club is delighted to announce that Rolawn, Europe’s largest producer of cultivated turf, will sponsor Pocklington U19’s Academy as part of their youth development programme
18 April 2013
Business gurus have long been extolling the value in looking after your existing customer base. Often trotting out facts like ‘it costs 10 times as much to recruit a new customer than look after an existing one.’
15 April 2013
A key issue for society is the effective management of water, both in times of flood and drought. Adding an effective mulch to beds and borders, in both commercial and domestic applications, is one action that will significantly contribute to help with this situation.
12 April 2013
Rolawn Medallion Turf was chosen for a photo shoot with funny man Harry Hill for the Mail weekend magazine on Saturday 19th January.
21 January 2013
Rolawn, the UK’s largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier have relocated their York Depot to their production site at Seaton Ross, in order to further simplify and streamline the business.
14 January 2013
Rolawn, Europe's largest producer of cultivated turf and Britain's leading supplier of high quality topsoil, has been awarded Conditional Gold status by the Green Achiever Scheme.
13 December 2012
Leading independent garden centre chain Hillier have identified a business development opportunity created by stocking turf which has been treated with a new patented process to extend its shelf life.
17 September 2012
Rolawn, the UK's largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier have appointed Beechwood Turf as Premier Stockists for Warrington and the surrounding area.
1 August 2012
Rolawn are celebrating being chosen by some of the country’s leading garden designers and exhibitors at this years Chelsea Flower Show, being held between 22nd and 26th May, 2012.
25 May 2012
Rolawn have been getting behind the gardening industry charity day of March 13th with head office staff coming to work in fancy dress and the company donating 5% of the value of all orders placed on http://www.rolawndirect.co.uk on 13th March to Garden Re-Leaf.
13 March 2012
Holme Village Hall Charity and Holme Rovers Football club held the official opening of their refurbished pavilion recently. The opening ceremony was carried out by Guests of honour, Howdenshire and Haltemprice MP David Davis and John Hawley (former Arsenal, Hull City, Scunthorpe, and Leeds player).
29 February 2012
You've heard of Comic Relief and Sports Relief, the garden industry has launched its own version, Garden Re-Leaf.
28 February 2012
The ‘Smoke & Mirrors’ show garden designed by Alexandra Froggatt is the first Gold ever awarded to a show garden at the RHS London Plant & Design Show.
23 February 2012
Emily Kirkland has been promoted to Customer Services Manager having previously worked for Rolawn as both a Sales Administrator and Customer Services Co-ordinator.
5 December 2011
Rolawn Limited have promoted Jonathan Hill to Sales and Marketing Director at the company. Jonathan, previously National Sales Manager has been with the company for over 8 years.
1 December 2011
Forecasters have warned that Britain is about to experience an early winter, with snow expected to arrive as soon as October.
13 October 2011
Rolawn’s renowned Medallion turf has been incorporated into the set of ‘Skyborn’ which is a graduation fiction film produced at the National Film & Television School in Beaconsfield.
30 September 2011
Visitors to the NewcastleGateshead Bridges Festival which took place on 13/14th August were able to stroll across the Swing Bridge and enjoy artist Julia Barton’s recreation of Lord Armstrong’s long lost formal garden floating over the Tyne.
9 August 2011
Rolawn are celebrating once again being the first choice for some of the country’s leading garden designers, this time at the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2011.
27 July 2011
Rolawn are celebrating being chosen by a number of leading garden designers at this year’s BBC Gardeners World Live.
17 June 2011
Rolawn’s Medallion Turfmaster 1300 rolls have recently been used as part of a major restoration programme at one of Edinburgh’s most famous city centre gardens.
7 June 2011
Rolawn are celebrating being chosen by the country’s leading garden designers and exhibitors at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011.
27 May 2011
Acclaimed garden writer and broadcaster Peter Seabrook thanked Rolawn, Britain’s largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier for their support for four medal winning Generation Gardens created by The Sun newspaper at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011.
Rolawn’s renowned Medallion turf has been laid in the spectacular landscape gardens which envelope the new Peter Buckley Learning Centre at RHS Garden Rosemoor in Devon.
13 May 2011
Rolawn’s Medallion turf has been selected for ITV’s This Morning’s Christmas Appeal garden makeover.
11 January 2011
Following medal success at the RHS Tatton Park Show with Rolawn’s Medallion turf, Dublin based garden designer Stephen Dennis was so impressed with the turf quality that he is keen to incorporate it into his garden design projects.
29 November 2010
Rolawn, Europe’s largest producer of cultivated turf and Britain’s leading supplier of high quality topsoil are now using Facebook and Twitter to issue news updates and lawncare advice.
10 November 2010
York based Rolawn, Europe's largest producer of cultivated turf and Britain's leading supplier of high quality topsoil, has attained Green Achiever Scheme Conditional Silver Award.
5 October 2010
Rolawn are celebrating once again being the first choice for some of the country’s leading garden designers, this time at th RHS Show Tatton Park 2010.
26 July 2010
Rolawn’s renowned Medallion turf has been laid in the spectacular landscape gardens which envelope the new Bramall Learning Centre at RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate.
23 July 2010
Lower Derwent Sports & Social Club near York has selected Rolawn’s Screened Loam topsoil and Medallion Lawn Seed for their new junior teams mini-soccer pitch.
21 July 2010
Rolawn’s Medallion turf and Organic Multi-Purpose Compost have been selected for ITV’s This Morning’s Garden Angel' programme.
19 July 2010
Rolawn’s Medallion turf has been selected for the spectacular Old Manor House Garden at Capel Manor College. The Queens’ Garden, part of the Old Manor House Garden was officially opened on 11th June by HM The Queen.
29 June 2010
Rolawn are celebrating being chosen by the country’s leading garden designers and exhibitors at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010.
28 May 2010
Helen Redwood, Website Manager at Rolawn, Britain’s largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier has taken advantage of the recent weather as she races Siberian Huskies.
17 March 2010
Rolawn’s renowned Medallion turf has been laid in the spectacular new landscape garden which envelopes the new Glasshouse and lake at RHS Garden Wisley.
12 July 2007
Paul Dawson, Managing Director of Rolawn Limited, Europe’s largest turf grower and leading topsoil distributor, based at Elvington near York, has successfully completed the 250km Gobi Desert (China) ultra-marathon in 38hrs 22mins 43secs - finishing in 21st place out of an international field of over 180 competitors from 23 different countries.
29 June 2007
Rolawn, Britain’s largest turf grower, has donated its renowned Medallion® turf to Julia’s House children’s hospice, Broadstone, Dorset.
24 April 2007
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