(L-R) Kevan Gibbons, Estate Warden, Bateman’s; John Bates, Tracmaster; Pete
Haskett, Gardener, Bateman’s.
National Trust’s world-famous property, Bateman’s, has recently purchased a BCS Commander professional mower from Tracmaster, complete with scythe cutter bar, flail mower, hay rake, and baler. Bateman’s is a 17th century house set in 33 acres of woodland, gardens and meadows. Kevan Gibbons, the Estate Warden at Bateman’s, required a machine which was capable of not only managing their wildflower meadow, but that could also be used for clearing footpaths. As many National Trust sites use BCS machines Kevan was aware of the capabilities of the BCS Commander, so he contacted Tracmaster.
Tel: +44 (0)1444 247689
The BCS Commander is designed primarily for grassland maintenance and management within
conservation environments. It is designed to tackle numerous cutting and clearing tasks – even on
slopes of up to 40o with the Bank Commander. This versatile machine is currently used for a range of
different applications by many conservation organisations throughout the British Isles.