What to look for in Your Solar Park Maintenance Provider

  • Specialist Equipment

    Do they use equipment that is right for your park’s terrain and fairway width? They need to be more than upgraded garden equipment to care appropriately for your land and your assets. Can provide modern machinery with skilled and trained operators.

  • Do they do ALL that you need?

    Some providers just wash the panels, some just maintain the grass, some just consult. Orchard Groundcare do everything. Do they understand the needs of EPC and O&M teams while having due regard for landowners.

  • Location

    Will they travel to you and work in all seasons? Do they have a track record and experience across the country and understand your soil types ?

  • Accreditations & Certifications

    Do they meet Government guidelines? Have they proven their knowledge and expertise and acquired the appropriate qualification? Do they hold the qualifications required by law to carry out these rolls? Orchard Groundcare are members of NFU, HTA, APL and Trustmark. They use LANTRA, City and Guilds as well as NVQ training and certification.

  • Clients

    Clients range from landowners, developers, community groups and investors. Do they have testimonials from other clients? Orchard Groundcare have an extensive list of testimonials that show how we care for both the park and our clients requirements.

  • Proven experience

    Orchards not only gave us our name, they gave us our skills and our experience. An orchard consists of carefully tended rows of delicate plants – apple, pear and walnut trees – just like the rows of panels in solar parks. We have specialist machinery to weave among the trees without damaging them and we know how to keep the ground weed free and well drained. Just like solar parks. We even graze our orchards with sheep – just like solar parks.


    An orchard processes sunshine into fruit, and a solar park processes sunshine into energy. Our aim is to make it possible for both to do their jobs brilliantly.

Orchard Groundcare Accreditations, HTA, NFU, TrustMark, APL BSI