Willowbank Landscapes

6 Gourdie Street
Dundee
Angus
DD2 4RP

56.4756, -3.0396

Landscaping

Listed under:  Gardeners / Gardening / Garden Maintenance, Landscapers / Landscaping
98% recommended   Rating 9.9/10
114 reviews since 2007
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.9 /10 Overall Rating 9.9/10
Based on 114 reviews since 2007
 
 
 
Quality 9.9/10 Quality Rating 9.9
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed

 
Tidy 9.9/10 Tidy Rating 9.9
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy

 
Service 9.9/10 Service Rating 9.9
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional

 
Value 9.8/10 Value Rating 9.8
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Brian McConnachie keeps me in touch with the job and consults me on decision points arise during the work. He is reliable in turning up and in finishing the work. A fair price charged. "   more
 
" As always pleasant, and job well done. "   more
 
" Great work - everything carried out as agreed in the agreed time scale. "   more
 
" Worked really hard and made an excellent job. "   more
 
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Charges: 99%
Before starting work, did the firm explain the charges including labour, materials, callout & VAT (as appropriate)?
 
Timing: 99%
Before starting work, did the firm explain when the work was expected to start and finish?
 
Payment: 99%
Before starting work, did the firm explain how to pay (e.g. cash, cheque, etc.)?
 
Reliable: 100%
During the work, did the firm keep their promises, explaining and agreeing any changes about the work, costs or timing where necessary?
 
Invoice: 96%
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Guarantee: 100%
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communication 2
competent 2
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Excellent 16
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friendly 7
friends 7
garden 11
gardeners 4
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Great 6
Happy 14
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helpful 5
Man 3
manner 8
pleasant 21
pleased 7
polite 6
professional 10
quick 3
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really 6
recommend 13
recommending 3
reliable 3
satisfactory 4
satisfied 6
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standard 10
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Tidied 5
tidy 7
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Review 14 Mar 2019
Recommended by customer in DD5
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 5 - 10 years 
56.4695, -2.8573
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Re-construct fence.
 
Cost: £540

"Brian McConnachie keeps me in touch with the job and consults me on decision points arise during the work. He is reliable in turning up and in finishing the work. A fair price charged. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 18 Jan 2019
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.4762, -2.9059
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Trimming two small trees and tidying garden
 
Cost: £180
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 13 Dec 2018
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 5 - 10 years 
56.4668, -3.0174
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Cutting back weeding, shrubs general tidy up for winter.
 
Cost: £190

"As always pleasant, and job well done. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 4 Dec 2018
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4569, -3.0583
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Trimmed back various shrubs, tidied up flower beds, removed all debris.
 
Cost: £320

"Great work - everything carried out as agreed in the agreed time scale. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 15 Nov 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4758, -2.9035
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Pruned Trees and bushes. Cut hedge and generally tidied up garden.
 
Cost: £590

"Worked really hard and made an excellent job. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 7 Nov 2018
Recommended by customer in DD3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4762, -2.9648
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 8/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 8/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 8/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Garden overgrown.
Small plot full of shrubs, weeds, redges needing cleared, cut back and tided.
All refuge bagged and taken and local recycling plant. Some dead plants removed and disposed of.
 
Cost: £330

"Happy customer. I have got my well garden back.
Work was done as agreed, efficiently and timeously. Verbal contact was positive and appropriate. Little disruption to my or my neighbours day. Gardeners left garden and surrounding area tidy and removed everything not needed in garden. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 24 Oct 2018
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4756, -3.0154
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 8/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 9/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Cost: £200
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 23 Oct 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4758, -2.9035
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Weed and tidy garden.
 
Cost: £180

"Made a really good job. Before I had Brian I had numerous gardeners and he is by far the best. Use him regularly for maintenance etc. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 4 Oct 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4768, -2.8846
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
General gardening work
Painting fences.
 
Cost: £615

"Very good. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 10 Sep 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4758, -2.9035
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Paint garden shed and fence.
 
Cost: £180

"Made a really good job. Worked hard and tidied up behind them. Would have no hesitation in using them again. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 5 Sep 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4768, -2.8846
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Landscaping of front and back garden.
Preparing both back and front and laying membrane and stones 5 ton for front and 8 ton for back.
 
Cost: £460

"Workmen very good and competent. They worked hard, didn't ever stop for lunch break.
The whole job was carried out efficiently and completed in 3 days. They kept me informed how they were getting on. I would have no hesitation in recommending their service to friends.
They did a great job."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 3 Sep 2018
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4726, -3.0460
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Clearing garden of stump and overgrown grass/weeds Tidy up edges, path and border.
 
Cost: £140

"Brian was very friendly and worked very hard he completed the job to a very high standard and also finished quicker than expected which was reflected in the final price I am very happy with his work and intend to keep using his services. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 28 Aug 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4762, -2.9059
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Trimming of large hedge.
 
Cost: £190

"The work was carried out timeously and of excellent standard.
I would, without hesitation, recommend this company. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 21 Aug 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4680, -2.8833
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Cut grass, weed and generally tidy garden.
 
Cost: £180

"Worked hard and made a very good job."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian Mcconnachie
 
 
 


Review 3 Aug 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4852, -2.8095
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Cut a long beads hedges, box hedges and various shrubs. Tided up and removed all debris.
 
Cost: £280

"Turned up on time, did the agreed work for an agreed price. This is now the second time I have used Brian for this type of work. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Paul Boyce Mark
 
 
 


Review 31 Jul 2018
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4668, -3.0174
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Weeding overgrown garden.
 
Cost: £180

"Work done as well a cheerfully as always."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 9 Jul 2018
No Recommendation by customer in DD1
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years  56.4625, -2.9893
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Maintenance work.
 

"Well done."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 14 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in DD3
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4860, -2.9998
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Tidying of my messy garden. Workd hard & quick.
 
Cost: £100

"Very pleasant man did my garden the same day as he gave me my estimate; And would recommend him to family and friend."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brain
 
 
 


Review 14 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4758, -2.9035
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Weed garden, patio and chips.
 
Cost: £270

"They worked really hard for a day and a half. Delighted with the work and use them on a regular basis."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Brian
 
 
 


Review 11 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in DD3
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4668, -2.9781
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Clearance of an overgrown border and some landscaping/ tidying.
 
Cost: £90
 
 
Team:
Brain
 
 
 

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