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…And it’s Goodbye from Him…

...And it's Goodbye from Him...

All good things must come to an end. It is with a heavy heart that I have to reveal that today, Thursday 26th November, is my last day at Oakleigh Manor. I am moving onto pastures new and I am very excited about the next stage of my career. Having said that, the decision to…

The Sublime Simplicity of Japanese Gardens Ideas

The Sublime Simplicity of Japanese Gardens Ideas

If there is one thing that’s commonplace with homeowners, especially in the South-East of England, it is their adventurous nature regarding the d├ęcor of their gardens. It seems everyone has simultaneously agreed to take on worldly garden aesthetics. Myself included… There are homes with gardens that are largely influenced by Mediterranean themes, by the energy…

Turning Japanese?

Turning Japanese?

Anyone else a fan of the early-1980s new wave band the Vapors? Me too! I that case, I’m the song title which has been taken by the heading of this blog post brings back various memories for you. However, I won’t talk about the intricacies of 1980s music any longer, although I would like to!…

Dublin to Dargate?

Dublin to Dargate?

Wow, it’s been a long time since we’ve done one of these! However, if you are a regular receiver of the Oakleigh Journal, our monthly e-newsletter, you may be familiar with the fact that Rupert Davis, the Chartered Landscape Architect who had been with us for many years, has moved on to pastures new. Due…

Project Update 2: Landscaping in Folkestone, Kent

Project Update 2: Landscaping in Folkestone, Kent

Here’s the highly-sought after second Project Update blog post for the Landscaping project we currently have in progress in Folkestone, Kent. You may recall that this project is one of our largest this year; if you need your memory refreshed surrounding this job, click here to read the first Project Update blog. However, in this,…

Project Update: Landscaping in Sevenoaks, Kent

Project Update: Landscaping in Sevenoaks, Kent

For those of you who receive our monthly e-newseltter in the Oakleigh Journal on the first Monday of every month, you may be familiar with the fact that we currently have two of our largest landscaping projects of the year underway simultaneously. One of them is in Folkestone and we will bring you the second…

Project Update: Landscaping in Folkestone, Kent

Oakleigh Manor are one of the UK’s leading companies in the landscape design and build industries. It is easy to see why when you look at our Portfolio, which is only the tip of the iceberg with regards to our capabilities. The clients lucky enough to receive our works in this particular project update are…

1 Trick for Good Neighbour Relations

1 Trick for Good Neighbour Relations

Let’s not skip around the idea. Relationships between neighbours up and down Britain haven’t always been peachy! For the most part, I have always got on with my neighbours. Whether they are my current neighbours where myself and my partner live, or my neighbours when I lived with my parents during my youth. We’ve had…

Solar Panels: Courageous or Audacious?

Solar Panels: Courageous or Audacious?

Even in my fledgling experience, solar panels polarise. There are always two sides of the coin: on one side, you have those who believe they are a step in the right direction for the environment and in attempts to solve the world’s energy crisis. On the other, you have those, despite the fact they may…

One Man’s Triumph for Your Architecture

One Man's Triumph for Your Architecture

If you aren’t an architect, the name of Andrea Palladio may not mean too much to you. Unless that’s your name, in which case, we have stumbled onto a nice coincidence! However, thanks to an article from the BBC, you will find out about the man right here on the Oakleigh Manor blog! As we…

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