Decorative Wall and Patio – Torquay, Devon

Garden Plant Design stay just as busy over the winter months with other construction work. Here we showcase a medium landscaping project from March ’13 of a new decorative wall and patio area. The initial contact with our client was to

Location: Higher Lincombe Road, Torquay, Devon
Brief:

  • To create an outdoor dining space with use of paving slabs.
  • Make the area suitable for children to ride their bikes up and down on.
  • To raise the height of the retaining wall as to level the above vegetable area

Project Timescale: 2 weeks
Key Features:

  • Easier access from house to patio area.
  • Extended dining area.
  • Ideal for Barbecues.

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A few shots of the garden before we started the project.

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After removing all the gravel, we excavated the area to increase the living space.

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Here we had to add additional height to the wall to level the raised part of the garden for a vegetable patch.

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After the concrete foundation here we have the first layer of the retaining wall going in.

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Installation of grated drain running the length of the patio to take the water away from the house.

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Here we added the scalpins (20mm to dust) ready for the paving slabs to be installed.

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More height to the retaining wall.

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The wall is now at the required height and capping added to the top the wall.

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The setting out of the patio.

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Patio is finished and ready for pointing in.

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Installation of a picket fence for safety and the finished job.

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Garden Plant Design (SW) Ltd providing Garden Services in Torbay, Exeter and throughout Devon and the South West.
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