Shakespeare Road

Shakespeare Road

Small projects

A very private garden in Herne Hill.

Our client wanted privacy, low maintenance and somewhere to read out of the rain.


Landscape Designer: St Leonards Landscapes

Construction and Project Management: St Leonards Landscapes

The vertical slats of softwood were fixed 5mm apart to allow a sliver of daylight between them to avoid the garden feeling like the inside of a packing case.

Large slabs of riven Indian sandstone were laid like York stone to create an ‘up-market’ appearance. Small planting cut-outs were created for some greenery.

The pergola was fitted with an almost invisible roof of thin plastic to keep the rain off the hammock on warm, damp days.

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