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Entries now open for the 43rd BALI Awards 2019

Entries are now open for the 43rd BALI National Landscape Awards supported by Headline Sponsor Green-tech.

The awards returns on Friday 6 December at the JW Marriott, Grosvenor House, Park Lane London.

BALI Registered members can now download the 2019 Entry Guidelines at and enter their scheme(s). BALI Registered members can take advantage of this year’s Early Bird discounted rates.

The first deadline for Registered Contractor, Registered Designer and Group members set for 24 April 2019. The Early Bird deadline for International, Affiliate Exceptional Service and Employer Excellence categories is 5 June 2019.

BALI have introduced one new category for For 2019 International Award – UK-Based Registered Member.This is for BALI Registered members who are registered in the UK but have delivered a landscaping scheme overseas.

Adjudicators will be visiting eligible schemes between June and August. John Melmoe, Chair of the Adjudication Panel, will be leading them. BALI will announce the Award winners in September.

Final adjudication to determine this year’s Principal, Special and Grand Awards will take place at BALI Landscape House at the end of August.

Former Managing Director of six-time Grand Award winner Willerby Landscapes, John Melmoe, said:

“The entrants should be focused on submitting flawless projects, highlighting the significant contribution of your staff and the underlying desire for your company to excel.”

BALI Chief Executive Wayne Grills says:

“Ever since the Awards were first launched over 40 years ago the standard of entry has improved tenfold.This is testament to the quality of work delivered by our BALI Registered members.

“It is also down to the quality of judging which helps BALI identify who is deserving of a prestigious BALI National Landscape Award.”

BALI would like to thank those sponsors who have already committed to this year’s Awards:


Bourne Amenity

British Sugar TOPSOIL

CED Stone Group

Crowders Nurseries

Derbyshire Aggregates


Europlants UK

Fresh Horticultural Careers

Green-tree Topsoil

Ground Control

ICL Group


Johnsons of Whixley

Landscape Institute


Provender Nurseries

Ransomes Jacobsen

Reesink Turfcare

Van Den Berk Nurseries

To view and/or download this year’s Entry Guidelines, check all Early Bird deadlines and enter a scheme visit

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