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Gardening Service

  • Location: Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering
  • Price: Costs may vary
Call 02082 206000 for more info

Please note, this service is not available outside Age UK Redbridge Barking & Havering - Head Office's catchment area.

Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering
4th Floor
103 Cranbrook Road
Ilford
IG1 4PU
United Kingdom

Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering are delighted to offer our older community a new Gardening Service. Available for the over 50’s, we have partnered up with an experienced Gardener who will be able to offer basic services for our clients, all year round.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will be carrying out the work?
Peter Allen is our self-employed Gardener. He has 30 years experienced in the field and will be taking referrals from Age UK RBH

How can we book an appointment?
Please complete the form (link below) or email homesupportservices@ageukrbh.org.uk. Once Age UK RBH have the required information, we will pass your details onto the gardener who will contact you for an appointment.

How much is the service?
£23 per hour

Is there a minimum number of hours I have to pay for?
The minimum length for an appointment is 1 hour

Will the gardener remove the rubbish/cuttings from the appointment?
All waste from the appointment will be cleared away.

Will the Gardener need access to electricity/water?
It depends on the service required.

Do I need to be home at the time of the appointment?
This can be arranged directly with the gardener once the appointment is made with regards to access and payment.

How do I pay?
Payments for service are paid to the gardener directly. Cash or card payments are accepted and receipts can be provided upon request.

What about tools and equipment?
All the required tools and equipment required for gardening will be provided.

What about additional materials?
If anything specific or additional is needed, the client will bear the cost of this.

What hours will the service be available?
The service is available Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm

What Services are Offered?

What services are offered?

• Lawn mowing and edging, Spring and Autumn care
• Strimming
• Weeding and tidying flower beds, paths and driveways
• Planting bulbs and shrubs
• Autumn tidying up of leaves
• Digging
• Potting
• Putting down compost
• Cutting back
• Jet washing driveways and paths
• Basic fencing
• Tree branch cutting,
• Small tree removal
• Green waste removal

What services are excluded?

• Plumbing
• Gutter clearing
• Tree surgery
• Uprooting tree trunks
• Garden landscaping

Other Information

What areas are covered?
Redbridge, Barking and Havering

How long will I have to wait for an appointment?
Depending on how busy the service is, you will be likely to get an appointment within 2 weeks.

How frequently do I need to have an appointment?
This is entirely your choice and based on the needs for your outdoor areas.

What if the weather is really bad?
If the gardener is unable to make an appointment due to unforeseen circumstances, they will contact you directly to reschedule.

What if I need to cancel the appointment?
Unless it is an emergency situation, we kindly ask that you contact the gardener as soon as possible if you are unable to keep an appointment.

Referral Form

Please only use this form (link below) to contact us about our Gardening services.

Contacting us on someone else’s behalf?
Please note, if you are filling in this form on behalf of someone else, please fill in their details on the form. Please put your contact details in “referral message” and state if you would like to be the first point of contact for this client.

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/redbridgebarkinghavering/our-services/gardening-service/form/