Timber Decking, Whiteley, Hants

Services used: Timber Decking

The Project


Mr and Mrs A, Whiteley, Hants


Paul Bentley MSGD


The Landscape Gardener


Garden Condition:

  • This property is on a new estate and was left in typical builder fashion.
  • The area was left as soil with rubble etc and was full of weeds.
  • The garden faced due south so was predominantly sunny.
  • The garden rises sharply towards the rear.
  • The soil was clay in texture and poorly drained.


Client Brief:

The client wanted two separate seating areas in decking, water feature and lighting.

Weather conditions and duration of works:

Sunny, however, very cold.


  • Decking and softwood for the sub frame - A J Smith and Son, Benfleet
  • Paving – Miles Stone, Southampton
  • Deck lights – A J Smith and Son, Benfleet
  • Water feature accessories – Fairwater Ltd, Ashington, and Fishtastic, Alton
  • General building materials – Wolseley Centres, Portsmouth
  • Plants – Big Plant and Aldingbourne Nurseries


Project Duration:

Approx. 2 months

Project cost:

In the region of £25,000

The Landscape Gardener Southern Ltd

Tel: 07480 132288