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Our History; How we became global leaders in green roof and living wall design

living wall plant nurseries

June 1996

Our original plant wholesale business began trading on Aldingbourne Nurseries.

A worker installing a green roof

March 2005

We began supplying, and installing green roofs, experimenting with various green roof systems.

living wall systems

August 2008

Initial demand from architects for living wall systems, a new niche provision in the market. We began extensive research and development into a broad spectrum of living wall systems.

westfield living wall project

September 2010

First major living wall project completed in the UK at Westfield Shopping Centre, this was heavily promoted in the press and lead to massive interest in living walls and the ANS Living Wall system in particular.

ANS Global logo green wall suppliers

October 2010

New branding for 'ANS Group Europe' as we were first known, this changed to 'ANS Global' following rapid expansion abroad.

interior living wall example

April 2011

First interior living wall installed at XL Catlin office in London

interior living wall

May 2011

ANS Living Screen developed as a mobile living wall unit for homes, offices and hotels.

living wall plantd

May 2012

Company trip to Holland to meet with a large network of plant suppliers.

diy roof kits

March 2013

New modular green roof system developed following years of experience with living roofs.  Initially branded as 'InstaGrufe'.

Moss internal green wall

February ‎2014

First ANS MossArt preserved moss wall installed at Deloitte in Edinburgh.

diy green roof kit

September 2015

We further improved our green roof offering into a DIY green roof kit and rebranded it as 'GrufeKit'

green roof commercial building

June 2016

ANS Global office refurbishment, transforming our head office.

October 2016

Stunning new brand refresh and website to reflect ANS Global as the market leader that it is.

ANS Living Wall ten year anniversary brand stamp

January 2017

ANS Global celebrate the ten year anniversary of the ANS Living Wall system.