Planet 14 Landscapes - Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Established in 2003

Award-winning Landscapers & Contractors

Complete Full Service

Friendly & Very Approachable

We Are Award-Winning Landscapers and Contractors

We are enhancing domestic and commercial landscapes with our innovative projects.

Planet 14 Landscapes - Thom
Managing Director

Thom was born in Essex on the family farm where his love of being outside began. After travelling to Australia and New Zealand he studied an ND and HND in Agriculture at Writtle College.

Whilst at Writtle, Thom developed his passion for Landscaping. He set his heart on developing a company that enthuses passion and professionalism in all areas of the landscaping industry. For him building a personal relationship with the client in any sector, is key to delivering a quality job with great attention to detail.

Away from work, Thom and his wife Jo enjoy spending time with their combined family of four children and dogs doing even more outside stuff!

Planet 14 Landscapes - Jo
Office Manager

Jo studied Marketing and Psychology at University before entering the world of Advertising in London.

Little did she know that working on accounts in the MDF and Timber Industry would she end up married to Thom and back working with the materials she once promoted.

She spends most of her time in the office looking after the team but also loves to get involved onsite as needed.

Planet 14 Landscapes - Steve
Senior Landscaper & Machine Operative

Steve studied Horticulture at Otley College achieving a distinction in his BTEC Diploma and his Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations.

He has spent many years working in the groundwork and landscaping industry, making him an asset to the Planet 14 team and a key machine operator.

He is a perfectionist and isn’t happy unless the job is completed spot on!

Planet 14 Landscapes - John
Senior Carpenter

John joined Planet 14 in 2019 and hit the ground running. His infectious enthusiasm and can-do attitude is a tonic to the team. He has worked as a carpenter for many years, qualifying from college with his NVQ Level 3 in Carpentry.

He has helped take the company in a new direction, focusing on bespoke outside buildings, kitchens and one day hopes to achieve his dream of getting a brief to build a unique treehouse for a client.

Planet 14 Landscapes - Rob
Senior Groundworker & Machine Operative

Rob has had a lengthy career working in the groundworks industry.

With many years of experience driving machinery, his attention to detail is second to none making him an invaluable member of the Planet 14 team and a great character.

Planet 14 Landscapes - George
Junior Carpenter & Landscaper

George started working as a labourer and when offered the opportunity to work with John on the carpentry side, he jumped at the chance.

His passion and enthusiasm alongside John have helped to create a fantastic duo, sometimes a comedy duo.

Whilst juggling a young family, George is interested in everything and in his own words he knows a lot about random stuff.

Planet 14 Landscapes - Project Management
Project Management

From the initial meeting Planet 14 will work along side you to get your project across the line. Working with the architect or garden designer through to selecting the perfect barbecue or garden furniture, we are able to get involved as much or as little as you need.

Planet 14 Landscapes - Garden Design
Garden Design

We have been working with Lisa, a freelance garden designer, for a number of years. She demonstrates exquisite planting knowlege to include seasonal colour, scents, texture and a good balance of deciduous and evergreen specimens making her gardens interesting all year round.

Planet 14 Landscapes - Supplier Relationships
Supplier Relationships

We pride ourselves on our loyalty and commitment to supporting local businesses, where possible, and maintain long term working relationships. Planet 14 have worked with Hans at Highfields Nursery for several years. The trees and plants at Highfields are always to a high standard and specification.

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Planet 14 Landscapes - Based in Colchester

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