Artificial grass salesman hits £1m turnover mark

A Cottingham artificial grass supplier has pushed turnover to more than £1m and increased sales by 92 per cent in the past five years.

David Lowe who is licensed to sell LazyLawn products in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, installed more than 16,500 square metres of artificial turf in 2013, compared with 1,317 square metres, worth £79,000, in 2009. He is now the company’s top seller.

Mr Lowe put his success down to a focus on artificial golf greens for the hospitality industry. He said “It’s definitely a growing market and I’ve seen a huge increase in enquiries.