Blog articles from December, 2014

  • stamens

    The gardens of this large country house had been laid out some years before leaving a redundant field sandwiched between the immaculately restored stable blocks and walled garden.  It was…

    • 23rd December 2014
  • new lodge

    A former Royal Hunting Lodge set on the edge of the ancient Windsor Forest, this prominent residence sits surrounded by ancient trees within a parkland setting. The house is undergoing…

    • 16th December 2014
  • brodick castle

    We were approached by the National Trust for Scotland to create a visitor attraction for the neglected grounds of Brodick Castle, a Grade A Listed property on the Isle of…

    • 9th December 2014
  • fasque house

    This magnificent house has been reclaimed and restored by its current owners. Once the family seat of Gladstone the former Prime minister, the estate had fallen into decline with the…

    • 1st December 2014
  • crowe hall

    In my opinion larger rural gardens must be reverential to their surroundings or they risk competing with the greater landscape, the house, its history and even nature.  Frequently in a…

    • 25th November 2014
  • british ambassador’s residence

    I relished the prospect of working in an historic setting such as this 18th century building which was bought in 1814 by the Duke of Wellington on behalf of George…

    • 23rd November 2014
  • fulham palace

    A former Bishops Palace, this is a hidden gem on the banks of the Thames in London.  This was home to the Bishops of London from the 11th century until…

    • 17th November 2014