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Project Update – Landscaping – Iwade, Sittingbourne

Project Update - Landscaping - Iwade, Sittingbourne

The teams here at Oakleigh Manor have been working very hard since our previous blog at the end of October outlining the commencement of this landscape design and build project. The project is currently at its half-way point with a completion deadline of just before Christmas. The overall contours and shape of the garden can…

Top 5 Items in the Oakleigh Barrow this November

Top 5 Items in the Oakleigh Barrow this November

  The cold weather has just begun, but there is still plenty you can be doing in your garden to create a beautiful space, even through winter, and to prepare your garden for the colder months ahead.   Here are Oakleigh Manor Horticultural Service’s top 5 items in our Wheelbarrow this month: 1. Leaves Leaf…

New Rear & Front Garden Scheme completed in Brentwood, Essex

New Rear & Front Garden Scheme completed in Brentwood, Essex

Project type: Rear & Front Garden Design & Build Location: Brentwood, Essex Project Commenced: April 2016 Project Completed: August 2016 Design brief: Our clients set out on designing and building their new home several years before implementation in 2016. Our client wanted a place to enjoy the outdoor summer life and relax and retreat from…

Project Commencement – Landscaping – Iwade, Sittingbourne

Project Commencement - Landscaping - Iwade, Sittingbourne

Oakleigh Manor has welcomed the commencement of a large landscaping project in Iwade, Sittingbourne this week. The project encompasses a complete garden installation, including front and rear gardens, bespoke garden joinery, planting scheme and lighting scheme. Our clients first contacted Oakleigh Manor as they were interested in having their garden designed, which has been carried…

Autumn Horticultural Update

Autumn Horticultural Update

Oakleigh Manor Horticultural Service would like to congratulate our clients Mr and Mrs Graham for winning the 2016 Veronica Knight Floral Competition for their Cottage Garden display.  We are delighted to have been invited into the garden on a few occasions where we have watched it develop into a truly beautiful area. Although many of…

Project Update: Resin Bound Gravel, Essex

Look at what we have been undertaking over the summer holidays! Whilst the children and staff enjoy their well-earned break, Oakleigh Manor has been busy at Shaw Primary Academy in Essex re-laying all the pathways around the school; replacing the old paving with stunning resin bound gravel in Choc Chip Harvest blend. Hard-wearing, porous, SUDS compliant and…

Project Update: Automated Gate, Hampshire

  In the beautiful countryside in Hampshire, the Oakleigh Manor Garden Joinery team have been recently working to install our Biddenden Oak Automated Gates. Each gate is fabricated bespoke for our client and can be tailored to individual needs, including personal engraving of a house name/number. Security is a common feature of our client requirements…

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 300th Anniversary

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 300th Anniversary

              2016 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of England’s greatest gardener, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. To mark the occasion there will be a year-long celebration of the life and work of ‘Capability’ Brown. He changed the face of eighteenth century gardening, designing country estates and mansions, moving hills…

Oakleigh Manor Enters Chelsea Football Club Stadium Gate Competition

  Chelsea Football Club has submitted an application to redevelop its stadium, Stamford Bridge. Keen to build upon its status as a community club Chelsea FC have opened up design elements of the redevelopment to its supporters. A competition has recently closed to design gates for the Stamford Bridge itself, which crosses the West London…

NHS England To Develop Healthy Towns

NHS England is embarking upon a radical rethink of how we live in the built environment. NHS England is teaming up with architects, town planners and landscape architects in an ambitious project to develop ten ‘healthy towns’ across the country. It is thought that a more considered approach to our built environment can make a…

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