Garden centres across the UK trust us to keep their customers safe and generate measurable improvement in their compliance, including quantifiable reductions in workplace accidents and associated lost days.

Our health and safety management software engages staff at all levels, improving company-wide safety culture and helping you grow a fresh perspective on health and safety. Use the power of Safety Cloud to delegate responsibilities, tailor safety checks, log accidents, maintain your fleet, and other essential equipment. You can also train your green-fingered staff - with e-learning modules tailored to your needs, for free.

Southalls combination of consultancy and Safety Cloud management software offers a compelling health and safety solution to garden centres of any size.


SAFETY CLOUD – No spreadsheets, no stress, no comparison

When it comes to compliance, cutting corners isn't an option. But cutting the red tape can be.

Safety Cloud, our user-friendly software solution, streamlines every aspect of health and safety management with an instant, 24/7 window on all documents, processes and policies. So compliance roadblocks like late reporting, lost paperwork and lack of ownership are outpaced by a central online hub of audit-ready data - whether you work at a single site garden centre or worldwide.


  • Initial sector-specific health and safety audit
  • Tailored health and safety policy and risk assessments, built around critical safety concerns for garden centres
  • Bespoke staff health and safety handbooks
  • Competent person role (required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations)
  • Assistance with accident investigations, including reporting under RIDDOR
  • Liaison with the EHO, conducted by our own ex-enforcement officers  
  • Safety Cloud – user-friendly, web-based health and safety software
  • Access to a wide range of instructor-led and online training courses
  • Six-monthly safety audits and online reports
  • Free telephone advice from our sector experts

Don't Let Safety Hazards Ruin Your Business

Meet with one of our health and safety experts to discuss what’s working with your current approach – and how best practice could transform its effectiveness.

We’ll talk you through:

- Risk areas that could result in financial penalties

Key regulations that impact your sector

- Practical, cost-effective strategies to tackle your top safety priorities  

Booking is simple and set around your schedule. Click below to arrange a short, no-strings session with a Southalls specialist.  

What our clients say

We’re busy people, so wanted to make compliance simpler to manage and implement. Keeping current with due diligence checks is made easy by the Safety Cloud system, which streamlines audits, equipment assessments and staff training and informs us when an upcoming action is due. We like to look after our staff and customers and the support of the Southalls team helps us do this. Our family-friendly values and high quality service are something we work hard to maintain and it was clear that Southalls reflect similar values.

Gates Garden Centre

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