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Private Residence, Heaton Moor

Private Residence Heaton Moor
Project type
Garden Design


A contemporary garden design which passed adjudication by the Society Of Garden Designers is influenced by Piet Mondrian reflected in strong intersecting lines and a strict adherence to vertical and horizontal form to create a sequence of rooms within the domestic size garden  complemented by  architectural planting, evergreen hedges, pleached trees and grasses.


An existing rear facing breakfast terrace was enlarged and remodelled with contemporary white rendered walls and glass balustrade and connects the house to the outside giving views onto a lower sun deck leading to a new garden office and summer house. The rear of the garden was lengthened with the introduction of a new stone wall along a rear embankment and stone seating around a Corten steel fire pit. A small contemporary Japanese garden with stepping stones within black basalt gravel leads visitors into the rear garden through Japanese acers and ground cover ferns and grasses from the side of the house. At the front, new bullnosed sandstone steps and radial setts provide an elegant setting to the front door with a new crushed silver grey gravel driveway.
Private residence Heaton Moor view of grey stepping stones, Japanese forest grass and Japanese acers.
Private Residence, Heaton Moor