Basildon Borough lies in the heart of South Essex, 30 miles east of the City of London. The Borough covers an area of approximately 42 square miles and has a population of approximately 174,500.

The Borough’s landscape is varied, comprising the three main urban development areas of Basildon, Billericay, and Wickford, plus a number of villages. The Borough boasts six Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSIs) and over 50 Local Wildlife Sites (LoWS), Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) and Country Parks.

idverde has been delivering grounds maintenance services to Basildon Borough Council since 2010, when the company (then known as The Landscape Group) was awarded the initial seven-year contract. idverde were then re-awarded the contract for a further seven-year period from 01 April 2017.