FENCING, DECKING, STRUCTURES & WATER FEATURES
Garden Design Cambridge are Cambridge’s most-trusted fence installer. We offer a wide selection of high-quality fences in a range of styles, materials and sizes for every garden requirement. Whether you want an attractive divider creating a secluded area within your garden, or to establish a secure perimeter fence to keep children and pets safely in (and intruders out), our garden designers and Cambridge fence installers will work closely with you to make sure that the fence you choose perfectly suits your unique garden design.
Some of the fencing styles Garden Design Cambridge can provide include:
Traditional Fencing • Composite Fencing • Eco Fencing • Ranch Fencing • Panel Fencing • Panel Fencing with Concrete Posts • Picket Fencing • Wicker Fencing • Hit & Miss Fencing • Balustrade Fencing • Railings • Stock-Proof Fencing • Dog-Proof Fencing • Chain Link Fencing • Equestrian Fencing • Field Fencing • Security Fencing • Anti-Climb Fencing
Wooden decking can provide a stylish, durable and affordable alternative (or addition) to a paved patio. Due to the materials used, decking is extremely versatile. It can be built or adapted to suit all gardens and outdoor spaces to create a warm, natural feel. Unlike paving, decking can be constructed over an unsightly patio, a sloped area or uneven ground. We can create balconies, pathways or large terraced spaces for relaxing and entertaining.
Garden Design Cambridge design and construct decking in a variety of materials that fall into three main categories: softwoods, hardwoods and composite. Each of these decking materials has their specific advantages.
- Hardwood decking is very durable
- Composite decking is extremely durable and is UV protected, meaning no discolouration and therefore less maintenance
- Softwood decking is slightly less durable than Hardwood or Composite, but provides a more affordable option
Before our Cambridge garden designers commence work on any decking, the ground underneath is treated with a suitable weed killer. A PVC membrane is then laid to suppress any further weed or plant growth.
During our initial garden design consultation, Garden Design Cambridge will happily advise you on unique design ideas. We will also discuss the best choice of decking material for your project or surroundings. We will also cover ongoing maintenance and wood treatment issues – helping your decking to stay looking like new .
Our Cambridge garden designers can add an entirely new dimension or focal point to your garden with the simple addition of a garden structure. Some of our most popular Cambridge garden structures to design and build are:
Summer Houses & Outdoor Offices
With our hectic lifestyles, Garden Design Cambridge feel it’s important to have a tranquil space away from the house where you can unwind. A summer house at the end of your garden is the perfect solution. We construct them quickly with minimal disruption to the rest of your garden. A Summer house provides you with the vital extra space without the long-winded procedure of having a house extension built. We can design and construct summer houses to absolutely any size, shape, material and finish that you like. We fully insulate and fit them out with hidden electrics to a very high spec. This makes them an ideal space for an outdoor office, home cinema, children’s playroom, guest bedroom, home gym or entertaining and dining area.
Pergolas & Gazebos
A gazebo or pergola can provide a beautiful covered area in your garden to find a quiet moment to relax, read a book or enjoy a drink with others. Our Cambridge garden designers can create a fantastic frame for your hanging flowers, fruit and trained vines to grow on. They also provide an essential shaded seating area for you on a hot, sunny day. Pergolas and gazebos can cover seating, paths, walkways – and with a trellis fitted to one side, can create a perfect screen to a separate part of your garden, such as a vegetable patch or flower garden. Although usually made from high-quality timber, Garden Design Cambridge can build pergolas and gazebos in any size, shape, design or finish in a range or combination of materials, including concrete, wire, glass and stainless steel, stone or masonry.
Outdoor Kitchens, BBQ Areas & Fire Pits
An outdoor kitchen or BBQ area in your garden can make al fresco dining on a warm summer evening a lovely experience for your family. Garden Design Cambridge can design and build your dream outdoor kitchen that can be as simple or as extravagant and luxurious as you like; it could simply consist of a fixed gas BBQ and a stone, marble or steel countertop or include all of the fittings and appliances you would expect to find in a modern indoor kitchen, such as hot and cold running water, a fridge, a freezer, a two or four-ring gas or electric hob, an oven, a grill, a clay pizza oven, a deep fat fryer – the options are endless! Our Cambridge garden designers can also install suitable lighting, outdoor electricity sockets and storage units under the countertops for an open, enclosed or partially enclosed outdoor kitchen.
Fire pits are a fantastic way for your family and friends to stay out in the garden late into the evening after the sun has gone down and the temperature has dropped, enjoying the warmth and glow of an open fire. Garden Design Cambridge excavate the chosen area, lay a foundation and always provide suitable drainage before building begins on your fire pit. We can work to your chosen design or recommend one of our own unique fire pit designs. These include everything from seating, stone pits, wrought iron fire bowls, chimineas, log burners and top covers.
Tree Houses & Climbing Frames
Garden Design Cambridge absolutely love being asked to design and build tree houses! We are happy to work with your own design or can recommend one of our unique designs, suitable for your garden’s surroundings. Tree houses can take many forms, shapes, sizes and styles and can be made from many different materials and include insulation and electricity points. Our tree houses are usually used as a children’s play area but can be adapted to suit a treetop office, guest bedroom or secluded hideaway for entertaining or relaxing. Each of Garden Design Cambridge’s tree houses is finished to an extremely high standard by our experienced installers.
As well as tree houses, Garden Design Cambridge design and build a range of climbing frames. Our Cambridge garden designers can construct huts, towers and frames from a wide selection of materials and add many permanent or interchangeable modules, such as slides, swings, poles, monkey bars, ladders, ropes and benches.
As with both our tree houses and climbing frames, our garden designers in Cambridge provide a range of safety surfaces. These include rubber matting, rubber tiles, recycled rubber chippings, wood bark chippings and artificial grass, allowing your children to play safely in the garden all year round.
Sheds & Greenhouses
Whether you want a sawdust-filled workshop to make things or have fun with your hobby, a waterproof store to securely keep your tools and garden machinery, or just a quiet place away from the house to potter on your own, a garden shed is an ideal solution. Garden Design Cambridge can design and make a unique shed or simply construct an off-the-shelf kit for you. Our Cambridge garden designers can provide a solid concrete or paved foundation and treat your shed’s wood accordingly to keep it strong and completely damp-proof long into the future.
A greenhouse is a perfect place to give your young plants the best chance of survival by providing them with a warm, stable environment where they can establish strong, healthy roots and grow all year round. Our Cambridge garden designers can advise on optimal positioning for sunshine and ventilation and, as with our sheds, can provide a sturdy concrete or paved foundation for your greenhouse.
Log Stores & Compost Bins
A log store is an ideal way to keep your firewood organised and out of the rain while allowing it to dry quickly and evenly. Garden Design Cambridge can design and build a high-quality, sturdy log store from treated timber or metal to any size, with an open front or with hinged doors, allowing your supply of firewood to be locked securely away from the elements all year round
Our Cambridge garden designers can quickly construct sturdy compost bins in a quiet corner of your garden out of a range of materials, although we recommend using durable, treated, reclaimed timber, as it’s strong, cheap and abundant. Compost bins are perfect for keen gardeners to dispose of all their garden waste – and in 6-12 months time, can use this rich, organic material on their garden to add rich nutrients and excellent moisture retention to the soil. It is also recommended that food waste is added to compost bins to help break down the organic material and to divert as much as 30% of your household waste away from your rubbish bins.
Garden Design Cambridge know that the sight and sound of running water can evoke our senses and provide a beautiful focal point that promotes a feeling of tranquillity and harmony in a garden. Our Cambridge garden designers will work closely with you to create a unique water feature tailored to the specific needs and functionality of your garden. The endless size and style possibilities of water features make them an extremely versatile and intrinsic part of our Cambridge garden designs. Water features also attract wildlife to your garden – allowing birds to bathe and feed, and fish and aquatic plants to thrive.
Garden Design Cambridge have designed and installed a wide range of stunning water features for 25 years. In this time, we have gained a huge wealth of cutting-edge product and construction knowledge and the expertise to create complex and interesting child and pet-friendly water features to a very high standard. When designing your water feature with you, our Cambridge garden designers can advise on the most suitable types of water pumps and filtration systems for your unique garden project.
Some of the different water features Garden Design Cambridge create include:
Fish Ponds • Rock or Pebble Pools • Large Feature Falls • Cascades • Water Curtains • Natural Stream Landscaping • Granite Water Walls • Vortex Pools • Japanese Water Gardens • Glass Waterfalls • Tiered Fountains
Sculptures, statues and ornaments make a lovely focal point in a garden. Whether you have something you love already, or would like us to source or make something for you, Garden Design Cambridge can prepare an area of any size to ensure that your feature is properly and safely installed.
Garden Design Cambridge can make or source unique and tasteful sculptures in a huge range of traditional or unconventional materials, including:
Glass • Wire • Ceramic • Terracotta • Clay • Copper • Bronze • Forged, Stainless or Galvanised Steel • Wrought Iron • Brass • Driftwood • Acrylic Resin • Limestone • Soapstone • Sandstone • Marble
Garden Design Cambridge has successfully installed various types of:
Monoliths • Plaques • Large Rocks • Birdbaths • Mirrors • Statues • Busts • Mosaics • Pots • Urns • Gargoyles • Gnomes • Tree Carvings • Totem Poles • Stone Lettering
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