A company in Bosham has launched an indoor vertical garden system after a £160,000 cash injection from HSBC UK.
The bank funded the creation of Biotecture’s new product PlantBox, a 100 per cent recycled plastic moulding tool which enables vertical gardens, also known as plant or living walls, to be easily installed within indoor and outdoor spaces where they help clean and purify the air.
The launch sees Biotecture move into the consumer home-owner market and has created four additional jobs within the company.
managing director Richard Sabin said: “We are dedicated to using green infrastructure to integrate nature and urban environments, helping improve the wellbeing of both people and the planet.
“We’ve re-thought the way that plants naturally work to develop PlantBox and improve air quality in everyday buildings, from airports to offices and even in homes. HSBC UK’s support has gone a long way in helping us enter this new market and we’re thrilled to now offer vertical gardens to even more people.” The funding was allocated from HSBC UK’s £14 billion lending fund to support small and medium-sized enterprises in the UK.