Major Landscape Design Project in West Sussex

Services used: Garden Landscaping

The Project

Client:

Mr and Mrs K Nr Bolney West Sussex

Designer:

Robin Williams and Associates

Contractor: 

The Landscape Gardener, West Sussex

Garden Condition:

This property is a Grade II Listed Building located in a very quiet country village and in a fairly elevated position. The area of garden in question was sloping from south to north and was mainly laid to lawn with a few small shrub borders located within it. The soil condition was topsoil of approx. 300mm then clay.

Client Brief:

To provide an area for an in ground pool, and pool house with a sufficient sized terrace for entertaining and dining. Create a new terrace/s adjacent to the property. Design new planting borders and lawns with wild flower meadows and mown grass paths. A tennis court is to be incorperated within the design, all with garden lighting and a fully automated irrigation system.

Weather conditions and duration of works:

The project started in November 2009 and after an initial dry spell it absolutely chucked it down making movement around the site extremely difficult, especially with the amount of soil that had to be excavated. it then turned bitterley cold with our first taste of winter, bringing pleanty of ice and Snow, this brough work to a standstill fo a good few weeks. when sring eventually arrived we were blessed with warm sunshine and that got progressivly better as the summner went on. Autumn turned wet and windy again but we could see the end of the project. we finished just as winter started to set in again in November 2010.

Suppliers:

Paving: Kirkstone and Keystone for the Yorkstone Paving

Building Materials: Covers, Chichester

Fencing: AVS, Henfield, West Sussex

Sleepers: AVS, Henfiled, West Sussex

Lighting and irrigation: LandsapePlus

Turf: Rolawn Turf Supplies

Plants and trees: Palmstead Nurseries

Soils: Woodhorne Group, Chichester, West Sussex

Project Duration: 

The project took exacatly one year to build

Project Cost:

In excess of £500,000

The Landscape Gardener Southern Ltd

4 Moormead Drive
Epsom
Surrey
KT19 0PX

Tel: 020 3894 6926

Tel: 07480 132288