NORTHERN Gas and Power (NGP) has partnered with the award-winning visitor attraction The Alnwick Garden to provide energy procurement services, and support them on saving energy costs and reducing carbon emissions.

NGP has worked with The Alnwick Garden to identify an energy deal which allows the visitor attraction to invest the money saved in its charitable programmes which include Elderberries, Young Gardeners and the Gentleman’s Gardening Club, to name a few.

With over 360,000 visitors per year The Alnwick Garden is a leading visitor attraction in Northumberland. A “garden for the people”, visitors can enjoy The Duchess of Northumberland’s world-famous Poison Garden and the largest Treehouse in Europe.

NGP’s Corporate Business Development Manager, Danielle Leonard, said “We are delighted to be working with such a prestigious attraction. Being able to help them better manage their energy means they can support their charitable ventures, which is great for the region.”

The Alnwick Garden Director, Mark Brassell, said: “As a registered charity running a number of award-winning programmes and community initiatives, we have a duty of care to use funds wisely and this includes the Northern Gas and Power’s energy saving deal, which has allowed the garden to maximise the reach of our community-based programmes.”

In addition to procurement, NGP also supports businesses proactively plan their future energy costs through innovative new technology. Developing a close partnership has been paramount to help The Garden plan future budgets, save on energy bills and reduce emissions.

Mr Brassell added: “The partnership has put the power back in our hands giving the team access to plan ahead. It’s all about avoiding high costs and reducing waste. Sustainability is high on our list.”