Service News

    Summer Service

    26th May 2023

    An irrigation engineer’s service visit can be a great way to ensure that your irrigation system is running properly and efficiently. During a start up visit, the engineer will: • Start-up the system and check for any repairs that need to be made to pipes, fittings, valves, drip line, sprinklers etc. • Check the pump […]

    Christmas Update

    20th December 2022

    Our offices will be closed for our Christmas shutdown form Friday 23rd December and reopening on Tuesday 3rd January. We wish all our customers and suppliers a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

    Protect Against The Frost

    15th December 2022

    TCR’s Service engineers have been kept busy over the past month draining down irrigation systems, for the winter months. We recommend drain downs to the majority of our clients as it helps to reduce frost damage, which is caused by water sitting in the pipes, valuable fittings and components over winter. We will be contacting […]

    Winter Drain Downs

    7th November 2022

    The days are now drawing shorter and the temperature is slowly dropping. The season for irrigation is coming to a close with many of our clients now booking in for a drain down to protect it from the cold winter conditions. Our drain downs include a full inspection of a running system to note any […]

    Communal Gardens

    24th June 2022

    Our service engineers were called out to a contacted communal garden in central London this week to repair the system which had been reported to not be functioning correctly. This was all the more urgent due to the mini heat wave being experienced across the UK, with the lawns and flower bed bearing the brunt […]

    Summer Service

    10th June 2022

    TCR’s Service engineers have been kept busy over the past couple of months starting up irrigation systems and carrying out repairs for the warmer days ahead. Our engineers have a wealth of knowledge and are equipped to carry out repairs on any watering system whether installed by the homeowners or another irrigation company.

    Irrigation Pump Install

    20th May 2022

    If the controller is the brain of an irrigation system then the pump is the heart. Our service engineer has been put through his paces today replacing a pump at one of our residential clients property. A new controller led Lowara 5SC-04 pump was installed to account for the expanded irrigation system. Our engineer tested […]

    Irrigation System Start Ups

    29th April 2022

    This week on of our service engineers was out visiting a customer in Hampton to start up and carry out repairs to their irrigation system in preparation for the warm spring/ summer days ahead. The system was comprised of 4 stations to the turf, planting beds and green house. Repairs were made to drip line […]

    Welcome Steve Haire

    17th January 2022

    TCR are delighted to announce we have a new member of the engineering team. Steve Haire, who has re-joined TCR as a Service Engineer, holds a wealth of experience spanning over many years, specialising in servicing irrigation systems.

    Winter Update

    23rd November 2021

    Our design department have had a record number of enquiries, which is leading to plenty of work in the New Year.  Out contracts team will be kept busy right up until Christmas and into the New Year and our service department will be starting to schedule in Start ups, weather dependent, in early March.

    Winter Drain Downs

    1st October 2021

    Summer has drawn to a close, thus making way for the damp and cold months ahead. You may have programmed your garden irrigation systems to stop over the winter period, however its prudent to carryout a full drain down. We recommend drain downs to the majority of our clients as it helps to reduce frost […]

    Rain Sensors

    10th September 2021

    The irrigation season may be drawing to a close in the coming moths however that’s not stopping us adding the finishing touches to our customer’s irrigation systems. This week we visited a customer in Ascot to install a Hunter Rain-CLIK sensor to their irrigation system which enables them to prevent water waste when the weather […]

    Hunter Hydrawise Controller Set-up

    3rd September 2021

    This week our engineers were out in Cranleigh assisting a customer with their recently installed Hunter HC controller. The Hunter HC controller is part of the Hydrawise range which allows the user to control their garden watering system using a smart device or via the web-browser. From this the user is able to use predictive […]

    The recruitment drive continues

    25th June 2021

    Due to expansion we now have three exciting opportunities available: • Trainee Irrigation Engineer • Irrigation Engineer • Irrigation Foreman

    A new team member on-board

    18th June 2021

    TCR are delighted to announce we have a new member of the design team based in the Cheshire office. The new appointment comes just in time for our busiest time of the year with an ever increasing demand for new installs.

    A busy time of year calls for more recruiting

    4th June 2021

    Our design and service departments have never been busier with enquiries flooding in from current and potential clients. With this in mind we are now recruiting for an Irrigation Foreman and an Irrigation Engineer, therefore enabling us to satisfy the increasing demand from the Chiltern hills area and surrounding towns, including Henley-on-Thames, Buckingham and Marlow.

    Start ups in full swing!

    26th March 2021

    With the hope that we are going to have a lovely summer, the start ups are now in full swing and our service engineers are being kept busy. It looks like it’s going to be another busy year for TCR!

    Another busy start to a year for TCR Watering

    14th January 2021

    Despite the difficult year for everyone, TCR Watering are pleased to announce that we have been kept busy in all departments. Our design department have had a record number of enquiries, which is leading to plenty of work in the New Year. Our contracts team have been kept busy right up until Christmas and into […]

    Hunter Products Training Day!

    6th January 2021

    A training day is to take place early in the new year for Office Staff at TCR. This will be with a supplier’s representative on the all Hunter updated products.

    Recruitment drive for Head Office

    18th December 2020

    TCR Watering have been recruiting over the past month and are happy to welcome a new member John, to the office team, in January 2021. His role will be office administrator, along with assisting and supporting the design department.

    The final drain down.

    16th December 2020

    The final drain down carried out for the winter on a large irrigation system in Penn, Surrey. The drain downs have been a little later this year, due to the mild weather.

    All drained down for the Winter!

    10th December 2020

    TCR’s Service engineers have been kept busy over the past month draining down irrigation systems, for the winter months. We recommend drain downs to the majority of our clients as it helps to reduce frost damage, which is caused by water sitting in the pipes over winter. We will be contacting those same clients from […]

    TCR Recruit two more team members an Internal Technical Advisor and Pump and Control system Specialist

    13th August 2020

    TCR are delighted to announce that we have two new team members. Steve Craft, who has joined TCR as Internal Technical Advisor and Service Engineer. With a wealth of experience spanning over many years. Freddie Zorzan, who is a qualified electrician and Service Engineer, who specialises in pumps, variable speed drives and control systems. Both […]

    TCR’s Engineers kept very busy!

    10th June 2020

    TCR engineers have been kept exceptionally busy over the last couple of months. Multiple installations, all on track and plenty of designs in the pipeline. Here’s hoping for another busy season!

    TCR on course for yet another busy season

    26th May 2020

    TCR are on course for yet another busy season. All departments are currently working flat out. We are receiving an unprecedented amount of inquiries for design and installation. Despite the pandemic, our service department is busier than ever, with new inquiries coming in daily. All clients happy for our engineer’s to attend, once they have […]

    TCR starting up systems for the season is gaining momentum

    11th May 2020

    The unprecedented weather in April and Covid-19 has made this time of the year even busier than usual. Our service engineers are busy starting up irrigation systems for the season and carrying out any repairs that have been caused by frost or vermin over the winter period. We recommend that all systems are drained down […]

    TCR welcome Matt our new Operations Manager

    27th April 2020

    TCR are delighted to welcome Matt Hough as our new Operations Manager. Matt comes from a Landscaping background and brings a wealth of relevant experience to TCR. Matt will run the service department along with numerous other duties related to Operations management. He will be a valuable member of the team.

    TCR are Recruiting Engineers, Foremen and Service Engineers

    19th November 2019

    Due to expansion TCR are currently recruiting irrigation engineers, foremen and service engineers, based from our Chobham yard, to install watering systems in the landscape and sports turf industry. If you have experience in the irrigation industry or similar, or to find out more, please forward your CV with a covering letter to

    Welcome Pete and Service Engineer required in Cheshire

    18th April 2019

    We are pleased to welcome Pete McCabe to TCR in 2019. Pete is an experienced Irrigation Engineer and we are delighted to welcome him to the TCR’s Southern team! Due to the expansion of TCR, we are looking to recruit an experienced Irrigation Service Engineer who is trained in single and three phase electrics, to […]

    Rain Bird R-VAN Series Rotary Nozzles

    15th March 2019

    2018 Saw the introduction of the next generation nozzle design from Rain Bird, a welcome addition for garden watering systems! The Rain Bird R-VAN rotary nozzles save more water and are easier to use than traditional spray head nozzles of similar performance, with its hand-adjustable arc and radius. They have anything from a 4m to […]

    TCR Recruitment Drive.

    8th March 2019

    TCR are currently recruiting Irrigation Engineers and have a number of new members of staff joining us. We have a full works diary, so it’s full steam ahead and we are looking forward to a busy 2019!

    TCR Golf Design Flexibility

    27th February 2019

    TCR are currently designing two nine-hole golf courses in the South of England. The first 9-hole golf course is part of a residential home. The design also includes the gardens around the dwelling and surrounding areas. The second 9-hole golf course is part of an upgrade to an existing system. TCR can provide quotes for […]

    NEW Centralus Beta Hunter ICC2 controller now web-enabled

    15th February 2019

    The cost-effective ICC2 controller is now web enabled. Without the need for a replacement facepack. The Centralus Beta brings dial-based ICC2 controllers seamlessly into the world of next-generation irrigation control. From the user-friendly Centralus dashboard, it is now easier than ever before to add alarm monitoring, location information, remote operation, and scheduling to ICC2 controllers. […]

    A busy year on the horizon

    1st February 2019

    Already one month into 2019. This month we will be contacting our clients to see if they wish to take up TCR’s Annual Service Contract. The contracts ensure that all contract holders get priority on call outs throughout the year, which is a great advantage, particularly if we have a glorious summer like we did […]

    Exciting news for the start of the New Year recruiting a Designer/Estimator

    30th January 2018

    TCR Watering are currently recruiting for a Designer/Estimator to join our enthusiastic team. We are delighted to say that we have started off the New Year with a tremendous amount of new enquiries for Servicing existing watering systems, quoting for Annual Service Contracts and New Installations. We look forward to this trend continuing.

    Welcome 2018!

    11th January 2018

    The New Year is starting off cold and TCR are still being called in to drain down irrigation systems to minimise any damage caused by freezing weather. Some clients both new and existing are wanting to beat the “spring rush” and have got our service engineers in carrying out service work, before the rush for […]

    Winterising irrigation systems

    12th September 2017

    Autumn is upon us and TCR are contacting their clients to organise drain downs of their irrigation systems for the winter. This is recommended to ensure your irrigation system lasts as long as possible. Getting water out of the irrigation system is important. When water freezes it expands and if water is left in your […]

    Engineer Recruitment

    14th August 2017

    TCR’s recruitment drive has been ongoing over the past six months and we are delighted to say that we have now employed a further three engineer’s. Irrigation is a niche market and we like to ensure that the engineer’s that we recruit fit into this. Our contract and service department have never been busier and […]

    Exciting times for 2017 at TCR

    20th January 2017

    We have some exciting projects for 2017, which we hope will contribute to our continuing growth as a company. TCR Watering’s online shop is undergoing a makeover and we hope that you will agree, once completed, that it has everything you would need to install a garden watering system. The shop has videos and pdf’s […]

    Winter and “Drain Downs” are upon us!

    3rd November 2016

    It’s that time of year when TCR are busy with the drain downs of their clients’ irrigation systems, to minimize the risk of freeze damage to irrigation system over the winter period. The water supply to the irrigation system will be shut off and water drained from the main pipes. The systems various components will […]

    TCR are delighted to announce Steve Haire joining our Service Division

    14th July 2016

    Steve Haire has joined TCR strengthening their Service Division. Steve has come from a deputy head greenkeeper background and has considerable experience on irrigation systems up to and including full fairways with multi pump stations and a great variety of control systems.

    TCR invest in new CRM Software Package

    6th June 2016

    TCR have invested in a new bespoke CRM software package to ensure that TCR is running at its maximum efficiency. The primary purpose of the software is to streamline all major areas of customer interactions. This means we can manage contacts, set appointments, handle customer service, and numerous other tasks. The software makes use of […]

    Rain Bird WPX Battery Controllers and the New Rain Bird R-Van Adjustable Rotary Nozzle

    12th April 2016

    Yet more new Rain Bird products! 9V Powered IP68 controller range packed with features and ideal for both commercial and domestic systems. Available as 1, 2,4 & 6 station units with simple programming and large LCD display. Convenient, durable option for providing uninterrupted irrigation when AC-power is not available. – Waterproof case ensures long life […]

    NEW Rain Bird products

    21st March 2016

    Now spring is upon us, we are delighted to feature two new Rain Bird products which we’re sure will have a positive impact on your watering systems! Rain Bird IQ Cloud for Remote Login Offers a simple and cost effective means of remotely connecting to ESPLX controllers via a communication cartridge. Options include GPRS mobile, […]

    New Hydrawise Controller, control and monitor your irrigation system from anywhere in the world!

    7th March 2016

    Control and monitor your sprinkler system from anywhere in the world using your web browser or our iPhone and Android apps. A Hydrawise system is expandable to 36 zones, each of which can be assigned an individual name and tailored watering schedule based on the weather. A full color touchscreen on the controller combined with […]

    Record breaking year and welcoming our newly appointed Contracts Manager

    19th February 2016

    TCR are pleased to announce 2015 to be a record breaking year this is not only on turnover but also our diverse portfolio of client base which has had an increase in our design (irrigation consultancy) which ranges from a development in Mayfair, London to parklands estates. In addition we are now assisting large landscape […]

    TCR welcome a new engineer

    13th March 2015

    TCR are delighted to welcome Stewart Worboys to our team in the South. Stewart is an experienced irrigation engineer and with his enthusiasm for the work and knowledge he will be an asset to the Company.

    TCR’s Head Office Move

    3rd March 2015

    TCR are delighted to announce that due to the continued growth and development of the company we have now moved into our brand new Head Offices in Tarporley, Cheshire. Yet another exciting phase for TCR.

    TCR relocates it’s Southern Office

    30th January 2015

    Due to TCR’s expansion in the South, we have relocated to Chobham, Surrey. This will enable TCR to service irrigation systems in Surrey and the Greater London areas.

    New addition to vehicle fleet

    30th January 2015

    TCR have taken delivery of a new John Deere “Gator” Utility vehicle, to add to their fleet of vehicles. The Gator will be an invaluable workhorse for the engineers on the large residential sites. The vehicle has specially designed tyres that do not churn up the turf. It enables them to get around site no […]

    Another appointment in the SE1 area of London

    25th April 2014

    TCR are proud to be appointed by a leading landscape company in the SE1 area of London. The system, which is in a high profile location has a storage tank located in the basement of large offices and is pumped using a pressurised system. The automated system is operated by a Rain Bird decoder controller. […]

    More clients rely on TCR for their Annual Service Contracts

    28th February 2014

    It’s that time of the year when the office staff start the scheduling in of start ups of watering systems, to our works diary. For the start of this season we have pleasure in announcing that twelve new clients have moved their annual service contracts across to TCR Watering, from areas including Weybridge, Virginia Waters, […]

    Gearing up for the busy year ahead.

    23rd January 2014

    Nearly 4 weeks into 2014 and TCR are looking forwards to a busy year. In the next couple of weeks TCR will be busy contacting clients to arrange the scheduling in of the start ups of their irrigation systems for the summer. We have gained some new Annual Service Contracts over the winter period, which […]

    The New Year is upon us!

    8th January 2014

    TCR’s management and staff are back after the Christmas and New Year close down, with batteries recharged and looking forward to the year ahead. We have some exciting projects for 2014, which we hope will contribute to our continuing growth as a company. Including a new look to our website, which we hope will make […]

    TCR are pleased to announce that Al Kehoe has joined their Surrey & Central London Team.

    26th November 2013

    TCR are pleased to announce that Al Kehoe has recently joined TCR. Al has been in the irrigation industry for twelve years, of which eight have been as a service engineer. Al has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Garden Watering Systems ranging from servicing, installation and repair on prestigious properties in both the […]

    Westland wins award for lawn care brand, Aftercut

    21st November 2013

    Aftercut, the lawn care brand produced by Westland Horticulture, has won an award for its new packaging. The UK Packaging Awards, held on November 13, voted the pack the Rigid Plastic Pack of the Year and also shortlisted it for the Best Re-Packaging of a Brand award. Judges stated that the pack ‘made life just […]

    Plenty of Gardening Events Still Around

    20th November 2013

    There is still plenty to see, even as we head into winter… 15 Nov-1 Dec Annual sale of Whichford Pottery, Nr Shipston-on-Stour, Warwicks. Generous discounts on all pots, winter planting ideas, gifts, homemade teas at weekends (01608 684416; 17 Nov Autumn Talk, 2.30pm-4pm, Ness Botanic Gardens, Ness, Neston, Cheshire. “Gardens and Gardening in Madeira”. […]