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Technical Support

Independent Analysis of Our Sites (Japanese Knotweed)

A recent analysis of our four sites, by an independent organisation, has confirmed that they are all completely free of the Japanese Knotweed.

View the analysis now or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail Topsoil@BritishSugar.com to request a free copy.

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As the UK’s largest supplier of quality topsoil, the business is aware of a requirement for more detailed knowledge about this often undervalued but fundamentally important facet of landscaping.

Currently we have the following technical material available free-of-charge:

'Topsoil - The Essential Guide'

Landscapers Guide

Presentation on the new British Standard for topsoil (BS3882:2015)

Soil Sampling Protocol

Typical Analysis of TOPSOIL

Independent Analysis of our sites confirming freedom from Japanese Knotweed

'Understanding Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment' leaflet

Planting List for Landscape Projects using TOPSOIL Products

Laboratory Accreditation

You can also contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 for free technical advice

 

Working with topsoil - the Landscaper's Guide

This booklet is the first in a series of practical guides designed to help professionals get the best from their topsoil.

It covers all the important factors in receiving, storing and using topsoil to ensure complete success in landscaping projects.

View its content now or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

Sampling Procedure

We can provide a typical analysis to demonstrate suitability for your particular use. This is undertaken by an independent organisation with the capability to test products to an exacting standard.

In order to make the test sample as representative as possible, a sampling procedure is strictly followed at our factory sites.

View its content now or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

Typical Analysis of TOPSOIL

We can supply a typical Analysis Sheet so you can see the specification of TOPSOIL in detail.

View its content now or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

Independent Analysis of Our Sites (Japanese Knotweed)

A recent analysis of our four sites, by an independent organisation, has confirmed that they are all completely free of the Japanese Knotweed.

View the analysis now or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

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Understanding 'Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment' (CLEA)

Following an evaluation of this very important area we’ve published a document that explains its significance.

View the document now or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

Planting List

An independent organisation, Tim O,Hare Associates, has produced a planting list suitable for landscape projects using TOPSOIL products.

Click here to view the list or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

Laboratory Accreditation

The laboratory used by TOPSOIL for all its analysis fully complies to international accreditation standards.

Click here to view the accreditation document or contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 or by e-mail for a free copy.

Contact our Helpdesk on 0870 240 2314 for free technical advice

Benefits of using Topsoil

Quality product

All TOPSOIL products are developed from the soil that adheres to the sugar beet delivered to British Sugar’s factories and as such comes from the best agricultural soils in the country. After separation, the soil undergoes a gravity settlement stage prior to a lengthy conditioning process and careful storage ready for delivery to you.