Services we offer:


Patios, driveways, paths, courtyards

Types of materials:

  • block paving
  • natural stone (slate, sandstone, limestone, flagstones, stone sets)
  • porcelain
  • manufactured/cast paving
  • gravel (chippings, decorative aggregates)

Important considerations: adequate drainage; correct sub-base preparation, depth and consolidation; durable jointing material

Resin Bound Surfacing

Driveways, pathways, playgrounds, patios

Types of materials:

  • natural gravels and aggregates
  • coloured aggregates
  • recycled glass
  • UV stable resin binders

Important considerations: base type (concrete or asphalt) and thickness dependent on use, does it need to be permeable?, thickness of finish dependent on use (pedestrian or vehicle, high or low traffic)

Decking & Pergolas

Bespoke structures

Types of materials:

  • hard wood
  • pressure-treated soft wood
  • recycled composite plastic
  • anti-slip

Important considerations: joist spacing and spans to suit the load; steps, hand rails and balustrades to meet current Building Regulations

Fencing & Gates

Close board, panel, post and rail, picket, trellis, steel railing, security fencing

Types of materials:

  • hard wood
  • pressure-treated soft wood
  • steel

Important considerations: depth and size of posts appropriate for use and environmental conditions


Retaining walls, boundary walls, garden buildings and features

Types of materials:

  • brick
  • block and render
  • drystone
  • mortared stone
  • softwood/hardwood sleeper

Important considerations: footings appropriate for height and use of wall; even joint spacing; capping to protect wall from weather damage


General purpose, wild flower, artificial

Important considerations: preparation – levelling, consolidating, waste removal, soil improvement; edging as necessary; aftercare

Garden Buildings

Carports, summerhouses, sheds, gazebos, log stores, bespoke structures

Types of materials:

  • oak
  • pressure-treated softwood
  • block
  • brick
  • stone
  • tile
  • cedar shingle
  • felt
  • featheredge board

Important considerations: planning permission; footings/base appropriate for size and weight of building

Ponds & Water Features

Formal, informal, natural and contemporary ponds; water gardens; waterfalls; streams and waterways; fountains

Types of liner:

  • flexible
  • rigid
  • natural
  • concrete

Important considerations: location – sun and shade required for healthy plant and fish life (e.g. fallen leaves can be toxic to fish); liner to suit design, use and budget; pump and filtration; planting

Earthworks / Groundworks

Site preparation; bulk excavation; terracing; footings; oversite preparation; solid and block & beam floor construction; drainage

  • Volvo EC15 mini excavator – larger earth moving equipment used depending on requirements and space available

Important considerations: site access; waste/spoil removal; ground composition


Trees and hedges; screens, pleaches and topiary; climbers and shrubs

Important considerations: location – soil type, aspect; purpose/desired effect; season

Grab Hire

  • 18 tonne grab lorry available for removal of soils; stone; rubble; green waste; wood. (Different types of waste must be kept separate)
  • Aggregate supply/delivery – hardcore; sands; gravels; top soils

Important considerations: access for lorry