About us

Colin and Philippa McDowell both gained qualifications in Amenity Horticulture in 1996 and worked in the sector until establishing Plant Style in 2002. This experience, knowledge and passion for plants enabled Plant Style to grow from a small domestic landscaping business to a company with commercial projects ranging from 10k to over one million. Clients include Countryside Properties, Jackson Civil Engineering, McCarthy and Stone, Tamdown Civil Engineering, Crest Nicholson, Balfour Beatty, Breheny and many more.

Our team

Plant Style employs a range of staff with varied skills sets and knowledge to ensure that all work is completed to an excellent standard, on time and in a safe and efficient manner. Through continual development and training our team play a vital role in our management and quality systems.

All employees hold current CSCS industry accredited cards, proving they meet the basic health and safety awareness for both commercial and domestic site.

  • All staff hold First Aid certificates
  • All plant operators are CPCS qualified
  • All supervisors are SSSTS qualified

Quality & Environment

Our Quality system ensures that we are consistently reviewing and improving our systems ensuring the satisfaction of our customers at all times. We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment with a number of actions plans in place to ensure that our goals are achieved.



“Plant Style offers a professional and reliable service every time.” 
Andrew Fisher, Associate Director, Countryside Properties

“Excellent work with a professional manner at all times”
Nick Barry, Project Manager, Balfour Beatty

“Professional service, always reactive to the developers’ needs.”
Andrew Knights, Construction Director, Knight Developments

“Not only do I find Plant Style professional and responsive, but I appreciate that they are happy to suggest alternative design and construction specifications that provide cost saving opportunities”
Nigel Borrell, Senior Technical Manager, Countryside Properties