I will undertake work at whatever level the client may wish. This could mean anything from a basic feasibility study and discussions with the planning authority regarding possibilities through to a "womb to tomb" scenario involving design, approvals, tender appraisal, site supervision and certification.

My fee structure depends on the nature and complexity of the job. Initial meetings with clients are always free of charge, during which an assessment of the project can be made and a fee structure established with mutual agreement.

These early meetings also give both client and consultant the opportunity to understand each other and establish whether the two are actually able to work together. This is at least as important as an assessment of professional competence and integrity.

The practice carries £250,000 professional indemnity cover as required by the Architects Registration Board. This could be increased if required for large projects.

Garden Design

The practice can offer a full garden design service to complete the process of creating a cohesive whole as very few sites that have suffered substantial building activity are in a state to receive planting at all.

The owner often faces many years of harvesting the half bricks that mysteriously grow out of his lawn or hoping that plants will flourish in a bed comprising six inches of topsoil on top of goops of left over mortar and other rubbish.

Having the garden designed along with the architecture brings a unity of style and overall structure. I am frequently asked to put in huge windows but the view from those windows is often not maximised. A few decent plants correctly sited or a sculpture could achieve that.

From outline concept drawings to planting plans and construction my firm can provide total control of aesthetics and costs thereby creating an end result that maximises the beauty of seasonal changes and which is economical and practical as well.

This concept will absorb the client’s needs and will address an aspect of overall design often considered only as an afterthought by a lot of people.

Once landscaping is completed a formal ongoing maintenance programme can be established if required which can continue for many years ahead.


A list of client referees can be provided on request.