"I am delighted to be able to let you know that The Recreation Field at Roxwell was judged to be the best in the 2018 Best Kept Playing Field Competition (Class 2- Villages with a population of under 2500) organised by the Essex Playing Field Association. The Parish Council were obviously delighted with the award, which they recognise would not have been possible without the great work carried out on your behalf by Luke at the ground during the year, and I might add in previous years. Thanks to you all."

Chris Pavitt - Chairman, Roxwell Parish Council

"Felsted Parish Council have been using M D Landscapes (Anglia) Ltd to cut our playing fields, Village Green, grass verges and allotment communal areas (including the Nature Area) for almost 5 years. The work has always been carried out to a high standard and has attracted many favourable comments from villagers. M D Landscapes (Anglia) Ltd provide a very reliable service at a competitive price but it is also a personal service and they are willing to be flexible and adapt to changing situations if required."

Felsted Parish Council

"M D Landscapes (Anglia) Ltd tendered for their first contract with Kedington Parish Council in March 2009; six tenders were sought for the three year contract to do grass cutting in the old and new Churchyard, Riverside Conservation area and other parts of the village. The contract was awarded to M D Landscapes on price and references supplied.
Kedington Parish Council were extremely satisfied with the work carried out during the first three years of the contract by M D Landscapes, with Trevor Pharaoh (owner) and his team showing dedication and good quality workmanship. Members of the Parish were also quick to acknowledge the quality of the work carried out by the "new" contractors and the Parish Council received very positive feedback about their work.
Mr Pharaoh has always shown a willingness to provide a high quality service to Kedington Parish Council and this, together with the standard of workmanship and competitive pricing, secured M D Landscapes, not only the renewal of the three year contract in 2012, but other grounds contracts and landscaping work within the Parish."

Marion Farrant Parish Clerk
For Kedington Parish Council

"MDLandscapes (Anglia) Ltd have been attending to the grass areas in Great Bardfield since 2008 and the Parish Council have always been very pleased with the quality of the work. They are flexible to the needs of the parish, which includes ditch clearance and specialist work on our Oxlip conservation project."

Great Bardfield Parish Council

"MDL have taken care of the grass areas, which are considerable, throughout the Parish of Finchingfield for many seasons and the Parish Council would not hesitate to commend their work. In addition to the large areas of playingfields there are the main greens which in "one of the most photographed villages in England" are particularly significant and benefit from the care and maintenance provided."

Finchingfield Parish Council

"MDL have been maintaining the playing fields and open spaces in Dunmow since 2006. In that year Dunmow won the Best New Entry in the Best Kept Village Competition and have since won the Best Kept Village Competition on a further three occasions. Dunmow has also won the Best Kept Playing Field Competition on the same number of occasions during this time. This is in no small way due to the excellent way in which MDL have maintained the playing fields and open spaces."

David Green, Deputy Town Clerk

"Trevor Pharaoh and M.D.Landscapes Ltd have provided Stisted Parish Council with an excellent grass cutting service at a reasonable cost for several years.

Our village green, playing field and roadside grass verges have never looked better and I have no doubt that as a result this work contributed to Stisted winning Essex Village of the Year 2011."

Derek Burrell, Vice Chairman Stisted Parish Council

"Little Hallingbury have employed the services of M D Landscapes for many years.

In all this time our greens have been kept looking quite beautiful, as village greens should, and other areas tended to are also neat and tidy.

If the Parish Council ask for further cuts to be done or new areas to be taken on, Trevor will look at the area (often with our Chairman) and quote if necessary before going ahead.

The cutting is done regularly, and with care, which around ancient trees, and village monuments is very important to us.

Little Hallingbury enters the Best Kept Village competition each year and in recent years has earned a Highly Commended and Second in Class. Clearly part of this being due to our well kept greens and verges.

We are very grateful to Trevor for the great care and pride he takes in keeping our village looking so very nice."

Mrs F. Townsend, Clerk to the Council


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