Latest Shropshire Landscaping Projects

Here is a small sample of recent Shropshire landscaping projects to give you some ideas for your own garden.

Some of these designs you may like, some you may not. We give every customer what they want, not what we want, and thankfully everyone is different so we never get bored!

We have an extensive portfolio of work going back to 2005. Click here to see our full portfolio.


Garden makeover using Indian natural sandstone in Newport, Shropshire

This Shropshire garden had one big problem, a steep slope running from the house up to the end of the garden making the garden completely impractical.

The solution was simple but involved a lot of work. We completely levelled the garden installing a timber sleeper retainer at the end of the garden leaving a raised feature seating area in the corner.

The customer asked for a pond and this was also built from sleepers and incorporated into the design.

We then used Indian sandstone to pave the garden creating a large usuable area. The customer has now got a useable low maintenance garden which they have since planted out themselves and now looks absolutely stunning.

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Garden makeover at new build in St Georges, Telford, Shropshire

This job is typcial of the work we do on a new build with a relatively small garden.

Most people want some form of patio, some turf with a mowing strip, and maybe some sort of ground level or raised beds for some minimal planting.

A job such as this can normally be completed within a week including removing the old materials, preparing the ground and installing a new patio, installing a mowing strip and a lawn of natural turf.

The final result is a low maintenance garden which is practical and is ready for the Summer barbecues! All we need now is the Summer.

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Garden makeover in Spring Village, Telford, Shropshire

We originally worked for this customer when they moved into a new house in Hadley, Shropshire way back in 2005. They were so happy with the garden makeover we created that when they moved house 10 years later, we were invited to the new house to work some magic on a very odd shaped multi level garden.

The biggest problem is that it simply was not safe for children so we were given the brief to maximise the little space available and create a modern looking multi functional low maintenance garden makeover which was child friendly but also had good useable outdoor space for the adults.

We created an angular design garden to take the eye away from all of the brick walls and maximise the space available.

There are two seating areas, a sandstone patio and a large decked area. Both of these overlook a sand pit complete with waterproof covers and the small lawn areas for play. A small feature rockery completes the design.

This garden is actually quite small but the angular garden design makes the garden look a lot larger than it actually is.

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Garden makeover with large pergola and sandstone patio in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

This large garden in Belvidere, Shrewsbury needed a little more than TLC. The customer had inherited a garden which required a lot of garden clearance and complete garden landscaping.

We created a tiered low maintenance garden with a large timber pergola set within a natural Indian sandstone patio.

A new lawn was laid with ground level beds and the main patio also featured raised sleeper beds for low maintenance gardening.

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Large area of artifical turf in Radbrook, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

This is the second house we have worked at for this customer. After completing a large garden makeover in Wem, Shropshire this customer moved to Shrewsbury to a house where as we had previously landscaped the garden for the previous occupant.

A large area of decking was unsuitable for the customers needs and so we were tasked with covering the whole area with Astroturf. This is the largest single installation of Shropshire artifical turf we have undertaken to date.

The artifical turf was secured to the decking boards and completely transformed the look of the garden to the customers satisfaction.

Artifical turf is a great low maintenance gardening solution and although the product is relatively expensive per square metre, the installation is normally straight forward and so artifical turf provides a great long term investment as no maintenance is required.

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Tiered garden in St Georges, Telford, Shropshire

We have landscaped numerous terraced gardens in Shropshire but this was without doubt the steepest garden we have encountered in Shropshire so far.

The existing log terracing was starting to give way and the existing steps were no longer adequate or indeed safe.

The job was straight forward but required an immense effort in labour to install the structure. Sleepers were installed horizontally and secured to additional sleepers which were concreted vertically into the ground for strength.

Additional garden sleepers were used for the steps with sandstone paving used as the treads to provide a safe non slip surface to walk on.

Finally a handrail was installed for safety and you can see from the photos of the handrail just how steep this garden is.

The end result was a low maintenance garden that was not only a lot safer for the customer and their visitors, but a lot more practical with seven distinct level usable areas.

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Contemporary garden makeover in Lawley, Telford, Shropshire

Thisnew build had a very small but relatively level garden.

The customer wanted a contemporary design featuring raised beds for a low maintenance garden, and a water feature to create a focal point in the garden.

A formal garden design was agreed and work commenced.

To create the contemporay garden design, the raised garden beds were built using breezeblock and then rendered using the Monocouche render system.

The modern garden aesthetic was enhanced with black limestone paving laid in a formal pattern with the same paving used for stepping stones.

Finally we installed the water feature which was chosen by the customer. This stunning water feature brought the whole design together to create a stunning modern garden.

This is a good example of how a very small garden in a new build can be transformed into a stunning yet practical contemporary garden.

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Garden makeover with raised beds in Stirchley, Telford, Shropshire

This medium sized Shropshire garden needed a complete garden makeover to make the garden more practical.

This was a simple design and included a new garden decking area, a natural Indian sandstone patio, raised sleeper beds and a pergola.

The pergola was integrated into the raised sleeper beds adjacent to the garden fence, to create privacy and to allow climbers to grow up and over the pergola to help hide the fence.

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Garden makeover featuring sunken garden in Homer Lake, Telford, Shropshire

This medium sized garden had one big problem, a slope down from the house to the fence making the garden completely unpractical.

We worked closely with the customer to look at the best way of maximising the space available in the garden.

The finished design featured a sandstone patio next to the house which then stepped down to a level sunken garden area which is the focal point of the design.

The sunken garden was retained using timber sleepers and here we laid a sandstone circle and this was to be the primary seating area with three additional seating areas within the garden.

From the sunken garden, we installed a further set of steps leading back up to the other side of the garden. Here we installed 30mm Premier Plus Grono artifical lawn. We had to retain the slope on this side of the garden so installing Grono artifical turf was the perfect solution. The customer has two dogs so this area was perfect for the dogs.

We visited the customer 6 months later to make sure things were ok and they now (July) spend more time sitting in the garden than the house. A lot of the neighbours have seen the garden and love it and they have had numerous barbecues since the garden was completed and they are thrilled with the results.

Note from the photos how a few strategically placed ornaments and pots can put the finishing touches on your new garden project.

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Tiered Mediterranean beach style garden in St Georges, Telford, Shropshire

With a very small available garden space, we needed to accommodate two seating areas (sun and shade), an artifical lawn, a water feature, low maintenance beds and garden lighting.

The garden was tiered using RSJ steel and cladded with fully treated decking boards to soften the feel of the garden.

Indian sandstone was used for the lower and upper seating area and for the step connecting the two tiers.

On the upper tier, a small area of Astro or artifical turf was installed as real turf would not have been suitable under a massive hedge.

To create a beach effect, Bamboo poles and hessian rope were installed to link the two tiers together and also add dimension to the garden. Under this, a stand alone water feature was installed in a small area of Scottish pebbles and cobbles.

Remote control colour changing LED lighting was installed along the bamboo and this complemented the lighting of the water feature.

We installed ground level beds in the upper tier, and ground level beds in the lower tier. A planting scheme was devised utilising hardy palms, yucca, cordlines, phormium and lots of grasses to complete the mediterranean feel.

What we started with / After the bank had been dug out

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Very small garden makeover in Lawley Village, Telford, Shropshire

This garden was 8m x 5m on a new development in Lawley Village and the lawn was more of a mud pit, the drainage was appalling. The customer had a design in mind and this was the basis of the project.

The mud (sorry lawn!) was removed and hardcore was brought in to aid the drainage.

The paving is a Tobomore Mayfair flag in graphite and silver contrasting colours. The setts are Tobomore Mayfair setts also in graphite and silver.

The white gravel is Spanish Dolomite, not a stock item but if you have any specific requirements, we have good contacts with suppliers locally and nationwide.

The turf is artificial Grono Premium Plus 30mm, one of the best on the market. Artificial turf has reduced in price in the last few years and is becoming increasingly popular.

The result was a contemporary garden with clean lines which is also very practical. The customer said that the results 'exceeded her expectations'.

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Here are a few of our older Shropshire garden projects from previous years but for our most extensive portfolio, click here to see a large portfolio of shropshire garden landscaping projects.

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We are based in Telford and we serve the Telford area including, Admaston, Apley, Aquaduct, Arleston, Brookside, Church Aston, Dawley, Dawley Bank, Donnington, Donnington Wood, Doseley, Edgmond, Edgmond Marsh, Hadley, Homer Lake, Horsehay, Ketley, Ketley Bank, Lawley, Lawley Bank, Leegomery, Lightmoor, Lilleshall, Little Dawley, Madeley, Muxton, Newdale, Newport, Oakengates, Old Park, Overdale, Priorslee, Randley, Shifnal, St Georges, Spring Village, Stirchley, Sutton Hill, Trench, Wellington, Wombridge, Woodside, Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood

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