About us

At Alben Landscapes we are proud of our expertise in grounds maintenance, landscaping and arboriculture. With over 19 years of working in the landscaping industry we have the necessary knowledge, skills and resources to undertake projects of all sizes. As a family run business we offer a friendly and professional service to all our clients and aim for 100% customer satisfaction.

Our Services

Alben Landscapes are a well established and respected company based in Lancashire and working throughout the whole of north England, with over 19 years’ experience in all aspects of landscaping, grounds maintenance and tree surgery.

Grounds Maintenance

At Alben, we have many years of experience in grounds maintenance with the ability to meet the requirements of all business organisations. Our client list includes Development Contractors, Government Agencies, Schools / Colleges / Universities, Fitness Clubs and Housing Associations. Some of the works we carry out:
  • Annual Maintenance Contracts
  • Grass Cutting
  • Strimming
  • Weed Control
  • Hedge Cutting
  • Sport Field Maintenance
  • Line Marking
  • Verti Draining
  • 3G Pitch Maintenance

Arboriculture/Tree Surgery

We offer a full arboricultural service, working nationwide, our highly skilled tree surgeons are trained to carry out a wide variety of tasks including:
  • High Level Climbing
  • Dismantle Felling
  • Removal of Wind-Blown Trees
  • Tree Management
  • Pruning/Crown Reduction
  • Stump Grinding
  • Hedge Works

Domestic Landscaping

Here at Alben we take pride in our landscaping work and our ability to undertake any project. Our fully qualified landscapers understand the need for the garden to reflect the owner’s personality and lifestyle and we are here to help this become a reality.

Commercial Landscaping

At Alben we have worked on numerous commercial projects and have built up a great deal of experience in delivering projects on time and on budget. We ensure that all our operatives are CSCS card holders and DBS Checked. Below is a brief overview of the services we provide:
  • Tree, hedge and shrub planting
  • Turfing and Seeding
  • Decking and Paving
  • Drainage
  • Fencing
  • Water Features
  • Minor Civils

Gritting / Snow Clearance

The service operates on a 24-hour 7 days a week basis during the cold winter period. We closely monitor specific data from the Met Office to identify areas where snow/Ice is most likely, ensuring our services are deployed at the correct time. An emergency telephone number will be issued for out-of-hours/emergency calls.

Our Portfolio

Grounds Maintenance

School Maintenance

Domestic Landscaping

Newly Installed Raised Planter

Commercial Landscaping

Russell Homes,  Homes Chapel - Decking to Show House

Tree Works

Holmes Chapel - Tractor Flailing

Winter Gritting/Snow Clearance

School Snow Clearance

The Team

Welcome to the management team at Alben Landscapes

Ben Ashworth

Managing Director

Founding Alben Landscapes in 1999, Ben used his experience in Landscaping to drive Alben’s development from start-up to a national business providing best in class horticultural and landscape maintenance. Ben is passionate about working as part of a fun management team that really cares about quality and customer service.

Edd Ashworth

Operations Manager

Edd’s role is focused on the key area of health and safety of staff, customers and all who encounter Alben’s operations and ensures compliance with legislations. Edd also oversees contract management, HR and quality control. Edd’s commitment is shared across the business and prompt action taken whenever improvements are suggested.

Lorraine Ashworth

Office Manager

Lorraine has always been in the back ground of Alben & her commitment and eagerness to gain knowledge of the industry has ensured the continued success of the business. She now manages the admin office and ensures all run smoothly.

Oliver Ashworth


Since joining in 2002 Ol has played an active role in all aspects of the company and continues to be instrumental in the growth of the business. He has a prominent role in the quality control of works and finance sector of the company.

Simon Ashworth

Operations Director

Simon Joined Alben in 2001 and is now responsible for management and operational performance. He coordinates the internal structure of the company to ensure an efficient working environment and that deadlines are met consistently. Simon is immensely proud of the business which has grown from an idea to a quality national service provider.

Sophie Smith

Finance Control Manager

Sophie leads in account Management; she prides herself on great customer service and attention to detail, attributes that fit perfectly with Alben’s profile. She is also responsible for management and statutory accounts, such as keeping on top of payments and providing financial reports.

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