Work undertaken Hard landscaping
Urban / amenity planting
Water features
Sector experience Housing, private
Environment Luxury housing
Services Construction
Project management
Client Private
Consultant Oliver Castledine
Contractor Cotswold Estates & Gardens
 
 

Cotswold Estates & Gardens undertook the construction of a courtyard garden, designed by Oliver Castledine, for a private cleint. The central feature of the garden is a cruciform lily pond with a glass spout waterfall, filter unit and automatic top up.

Pond area

The pond has a reinforced concrete base, block wall sides, in-situ fibreglass liner, and Yorkstone copings.

Small Yorkstone ‘morning’ and ‘evening’ terraces feature at either side.

A bespoke square glass pedestal is used for retaining lilies.

The near end of the pond has a shallower construction to allow for marginal planting and large cobbles; the return from the filter system is regulated to flow uniformly through these to avoid stagnant areas of water.

A balance tank was included to enable maintenance of the water level.

A bespoke glass waterspout is placed beneath the steps and glass balustrade, which is designed to match architectural details within the house.

The Cotswold stone steps above the pond have a glass balustrade that matches similar features within the house.

Other work

Planting schemes were installed including hardwood planters sourced from Holland.

The project also included paving, decking, the preparation and planting of the borders, olive trees in planters, and installation of conduits for garden lighting.

The verges to the drive were laid with turf and the paddock was graded and seeded.


Cotswold Estates & Gardens undertook the construction of a courtyard garden, designed by Oliver Castledine, for a private cleint. The central feature of the garden is a cruciform lily pond with a glass spout waterfall, filter unit and automatic top up.

Pond area

The pond has a reinforced concrete base, block wall sides, in-situ fibreglass liner, and Yorkstone copings.

Small Yorkstone ‘morning’ and ‘evening’ terraces feature at either side.

A bespoke square glass pedestal is used for retaining lilies.

The near end of the pond has a shallower construction to allow for marginal planting and large cobbles; the return from the filter system is regulated to flow uniformly through these to avoid stagnant areas of water.

A balance tank was included to enable maintenance of the water level.

A bespoke glass waterspout is placed beneath the steps and glass balustrade, which is designed to match architectural details within the house.

The Cotswold stone steps above the pond have a glass balustrade that matches similar features within the house.

Other work

Planting schemes were installed including hardwood planters sourced from Holland.

The project also included paving, decking, the preparation and planting of the borders, olive trees in planters, and installation of conduits for garden lighting.

The verges to the drive were laid with turf and the paddock was graded and seeded.


 
 
 
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Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd address and contact details

Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd
Baunton Lane
Cirencester
GL7 7BG
Tel: 01285 654766
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