Weed Services


Simon Catchpole (Kent)

Contact us on 0800 9549679

BASIS certificate holder in crop protection, Simon Catchpole, is the Director Complete Weed Control Kent.

With his Amenity Assured standard accreditation and over a decade of industry experience, Simon and his knowledgeable team focus their time within the amenity, private, commercial and conservation sectors. Customers range from private landowners, homeowners, sports clubs, local and national government agencies, schools, colleges and land agents.

Experience and knowledge is a major factor in successful weed control. Fully trained in the safe use of pesticides, Simon advises his customers on the most appropriate solution. Also, knowing when and how to apply the appropriate product can speed up eradication, saving time and money.

Simon is also a proud member of the Property Care Association (PCA) - a trade body for contractors dealing with invasive weeds such as Japanese knotweed, Giant Hogweed and Himalayan Balsam, to name a few of the most common found in the UK. The PCA ensure that members are implementing best practice standards of working.

Simon's qualifications and understanding, combined with access to the most efficient technology, machinery and equipment, reassures you that you are dealing with highly-skilled local expert. Simon is also award-winning, achieving 'PCA Qualified Technician Student of the Year' in 2016!

When Complete Weed Control undertakes a task, you can be assured that the work will be done within the strict legislative framework that governs our industry. All work is guaranteed and a health & safety policy, COSHH/risk and method statements are available to review before any work is carried out.

Simon also helps businesses to manage the responsibility of keeping their workforce, customers and visitors safe, by offering tailor-made snow clearance and gritting solutions.

Implementing a winter maintenance programme can help to ensure that your business is not adversely affected by unpredictable cold and icy weather.

A winter maintenance crew are on standby from October until April, seven days a week, including the Christmas and New Year period. Using a dedicated Met Office forecasting system, Simon closely monitors deteriorating temperatures and conditions, enabling him to provide a rapid and well prepared response.

Services include clearing snow, spreading salt in car parks, and private roads, treating pedestrian areas, paths and any other footfall zones.

Simply call to discuss your requirements on 0800 9549679 or complete the form below.


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Canterbury, Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Robertsbridge, Westgate-on-Sea, Margate, Dartford, Longfield, Swanscombe, Gravesend, Longfield, Bexleyheath, Greenhithe, Rye, Edenbridge, Rochester, Sittingbourne, Sheerness, Faversham, Maidstone, West Malling, Aylesford, Westerham, Snodland, Wadhurst, Cranbrook, Chatham, Tenterden, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks & Queenborough.

  • ISO9001 certified - Quality Management System
  • ISO14001 certified Environmental Management System
  • Achilles Verified on Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality practices - number 72214
  • Achilles UVDB registered for Grounds Care, Maintenance & Landscaping Services - number 72214
  • A corporate member of the Institute of Groundsmanship
  • BASIS Amenity Register
  • A member of Constructionline, registered for Public & Private Sector Procurement - number 2122
  • Invasive species control – particularly Japanese Knotweed in both commercial and domestic areas.
  • Total weed control - Hard, soft and gravel surfaces
  • Selective weed control - For control of broadleaf weeds in grass
  • Aquatic weed control – Marginal, submerged and floating weeds
  • Disease control – In fine turf, plants and trees
  • Grass growth control – Retardation of grass growth in all areas
  • Insect control – In turf, plants and trees
  • Fertiliser applications – Liquid or granular
  • Moss & algae control – Turf, and hard surfaces
  • Worm control – In all grassed areas
  • Forestry – Tree ringing, bracken control and insecticides
  • Urban tree protection
  • Pressure Washing of hard surfaces such as tennis courts and patios driveways

Thanks to Complete Weed Control so far this year. Both the fertiliser and selective weed treatments have had fantastic results. We will continue using this great service & would highly recommend. Many thanks to Simon & the team. Scott Byers. Head Groundsman at K Sports, Cobdown. We appointed CWC to oversee the excavation and encapsulation of Japanese Knotweed. Despite delays cause by the weather the team were flexible and enabled the work to be completed within the required timescale. CWC liaised with the Environment Agency and managed the process throughout with great thoroughness and professionalism throughout. We would be pleased to contract Complete Weed Control for similar projects in the future. Northlake Limited. I employed Complete Weed Control for this season’s weed spraying of kerbs and pavements throughout the Shepway District. The organisation and communication was efficient and professional which instilled confidence and reassurance that they understood the task in hand and the specific requirements and conditions this Council has. The operational crew always had a willing and polite attitude, reporting each day on progress which was backed up by CWC’s web based tracking system, which I found to be a valuable tool. CWC took ownership and the spraying schedule was carried out very effectively and without one reported incident, mishap or complaint. I was very pleased with the team’s work ethic, the manager’s communication and response and the crew, who were impeccable. I have no hesitation in recommending CWC Kent. Shepway District Council. I am writing to thank your staff, company and yourself for a First Class service at The University recently. Your staff were all very professional and efficient at what they did, the work was completed with no fuss and a great deal of enthusiasm. Furthermore they kept us informed of any issues or problems that had arisen during the day. All in all I would have no problem recommending your staff and company to other grounds managers with whom I am in contact. University of Kent.

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