Full garden makeover design and build in Walmer Bridge.

Grey porcelain paving with contrasting porcelain planks.

Raj Blend quartz wall cladding.

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Indian stone patio and stone retaining wall around a recently built conservatory (by Suffellandsons.co.uk)

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Hardcore being levelled

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Cobble path area has been excavated and hardcore is going down

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Steps and small retaining wall are finished and the the cobbles have been laid ready for pointing

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

cobble path to the water feature has been curved round the lawn

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Modak Rose Indian stone patio

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

close-up of the pointed cobble path

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Bellwood - Westhoughton

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

A Indian stone path curves between 2 railway sleeper beds Linking 2 patio areas one to the top near the shed and the lower area towards the house seperated with a small retaining wall

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

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Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

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Rainford - Design & Build

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Rainford - Design & Build

The ground level is being dug back to create a larger patio area at the bottom of the garden

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Indian stone being laid, this will be cut to make a nice curved path

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Modak setts laid to edge the path

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Curved path is beautifully shaped

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Path and patio all done ready for pointing

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Weed membrane is laid and stone chippings laid on top

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Railway sleepers are finished and topped with soil

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Small stone retaining wall separating the level changes in the garden

Rainford - Design & Build

Rainford - Design & Build

Charnock Richard

 

Outdoor kitchen build

Oak Gazebo

Circular seating area

Outdoor fireplace

Large areas of sandstone paving

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

A large extremely overgrown garden has been completely overhauled with a large lawn area and stone areas

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Before. Just one of the piles of rubble that littered this garden. over 50 tonnes where removed from this project

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

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Riverside Crescent

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Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

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Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

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Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

weeds have been strimmed down and removed the area is now being rotovated. A weed killer was then applied to any new growth this ensured that the garden was completely weed free before the nw garden could take shape

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Roots and stump of a large Ash tree

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Tree stump is out ready to be moved to skip

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

The area has been sprayed with weedkiller. we now wait for it to die back then give the area a rake to remove the dead growth

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

The dead weeds being raked into piles

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

15 tonnes of topsoil. Barrows at the ready!

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Topsoil has been tipped and ready to be raked and levelled flat

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Topsoil has been raked and will now be carefully levelled

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Turf delivered ready for laying

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

New edgings are laid around the perimeter of the lawn. Stone chippings levelled on path areas and the lawn has been laid

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Curves are cut into the lawn to make a nice shaped border

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

A large stone are allows for a care to be parked securely at the rear of the property

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

The rubble weeds and flags have been removed, Stone chippings have been laid on top of a weed control membrane

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Riverside Crescent

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Project completed. Design & Build service. Clients Requirements where: Low maintenance garden. Enclosed area for dogs small area of planting to add colour

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Before shot taken on site survey.

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Before

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

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Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Demolition begins. First step is the removal of the hedges.

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Hedges are cut right back and roots being dug out next the wall Is removed and new footings are dug

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

The Old gate and path

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

New concrete strip footings for wall and step to front door. all earth has been excavated and the first few barrows of hardcore are going down

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

New fences installed and sleeper bed being filled with top soil

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Decorative setts being arranged, which will create a nice feature once completed

Thistleton drive - Design &

Thistleton drive - Design &

Brickwork has started on the Brick piers

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Wall Finished and pier caps and copings are set. Measurements are now taken for the Railings and gate

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

The Indian stone all laid and cleaned off prior to pointing. The colours of this stone are beautiful when wet.

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Garden wall complete with powder coated railings

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

New gate installed

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Wall and railings

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

another look at the front step and feature setts

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Wall and railings from inside the job and finishing touches around the base of the tree create another decorative feature

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

Thistleton drive - Design & Build

A beautiful seated area. This garden really is a sun trap!

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Blackrod raised sleeper patio

Blackrod raised sleeper patio

Full garden design and build makeover complete

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Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Full Garden Design and build.

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Before picture.

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Before- Crumbling old wall and collapsing manhole at the top The garden runs on a significant slope down the garden, Which also needs attention

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Demolition of the old wall and lifting of flags. These will be put to one side to re-use in the project

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Concrete footings going in for the garden wall

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Brickwork underway, steps with wing walls are done and the blockwork is being laid for the rear of the retaining wall

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Another view of the step construction

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Steps and retaining wall all finished. The bricks match in nicely with the rear of the property

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Steps are in-filled with hardcore

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

More footings

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Here we are using the reclaimed flags and stone from the original wall

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

These flags will make a raised planting border and the cobbles will create a nice edging to the lawn

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Walls and steps are then topped with Indian stone. The patio area at the top and path down the garden has also been laid with Indian stone

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Path and flagged area infront of shed is finished

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Manhole has been repaired. Just waiting for the new recessed lid.

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

The garage has been removed and construction of the decking is in the process

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Railway sleepers have arrived and will form another raised bed along the fence line

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Decking completed and raised sleeper bed

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

The first rolls of turf are being barrowed in and will be laid on the carefully prepared area.

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Higgins Lane - Burscough

Lawn is laid and is being well watered in

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Cobble setts were used to create a random pattern and add something different to this drive

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

A tired old tarmac drive

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Digger ready to rip up the old drive

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Lots more hardcore well in excess of 150mm

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

raked and levelled using string lines prior to compacting

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Hardcore has been levelled and well compacted

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Aco drain is in and cobble setts laid, First row of Indian Stone is being laid

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

New manhole lid installed ready for filling, the stone is bedded on full beds of mortar at least 100mm thick

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Job Done

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

A small step was built to the front door

Weaver - Driveway

Weaver - Driveway

Driveway completed. A previously completed job in the background is a garden wall, more pictures of this can be found in my gallery