Once it starts to get colder outside, we tend to recluse ourselves to the safety and warmth of indoors. However, with a bit of work, outdoor spaces can be made just as inviting. Here are our tips on how to create cosy outdoor living spaces all year round and make the most of your outside areas.
With minimal effort, a canopy can transform a terrace or patio into an outdoor space for all weathers. We are approved canopy designers and installers for RENSON, European leaders in terrace covers, and their range of covers are sure to have something to fit your style.
What’s cosier than huddling around an open fire? Not much, in our opinion!
Outdoor fire pits and fireplaces can be gas or wood and are perfect for keeping warm on a cold night. They offer a great opportunity for all the family to get together and chat, or even toast some marshmallows. They also have a certain charm to them that simply can’t be matched by modern electric heating.
As opposed to simply adding a canopy, why not invest in an outdoor room? This could be anything from an outdoor seating area all the way to an outdoor kitchen – we’ve built it all! The possibilities are endless and you can really make it your own.
Garden rooms are fantastic for those who want some alone time, and you can get creative with furniture and lighting to create a space for reading, crafting or whatever else you fancy. On the other hand, you could also create a space perfect for socialising, such as an outdoor bar, entertaining area or even an outdoor cinema.
Gazebos make ideal bar areas and you can utilise flexible seating like stools and benches to accommodate large groups. Outdoor kitchens are especially useful when cooking things that tend to linger indoors, such as fish and smoked foods. Plus, you’ll be able to get a breath of fresh air whilst you eat.
Why go up when you could go down?! Sunken seating is the ultimate cosy seating solution, and you’ll naturally be protected from the wind thanks to the below-ground design. Team this with a fire pit or canopy and you’ve got a match made in heaven.
Plants seem to be the answer to all of our problems these days. Aside from making your outdoor space more visually appealing, trees also have the added benefits of being a natural wind blocker, creating shade and granting privacy. Therefore, with some careful placement, you can enjoy a remote outdoor experience with minimal chill.
Directly with the client, we constructed and installed a beach themed garden, suitable for Dementia patients
We have been working with this client for a number of years on various projects within this garden including outdoor kitchen, hot tub, Victorian kitchen garden and woodland area
A cool contemporary project on a new build property in Chester.
In this small courtyard development in Hoole, we created a cool split level space for the client who wanted a modern feel.
Directly with the client, we constructed and installed a beach themed garden, suitable for Dementia patientsRead More Large Project
We have been working with this client for a number of years on various projects within this garden including outdoor kitchen, hot tub, Victorian kitchen garden and woodland areaRead More Medium Project
A cool contemporary project on a new build property in Chester.Read More Small Project
In this small courtyard development in Hoole, we created a cool split level space for the client who wanted a modern feel.Read More Outdoor Kitchens
We are the only London Stone partner in the North of the UK, providing their products on display and the same knowledgeable and friendly customer service you expect from this forward thinking landscaping products company.
Gold Partner status meaning we are approved designers and installers of RENSON® canopies
The Horticultural Trade Association provides a vital contact for identifying and dealing with key garden industry issues and opportunities, and represents industry views to Government and is its voice in the media.
We are members of the Association of Professional Landscapers and are vetted annually to keep up to date with legislation and best practice
Trustmark is the only government endorsed scheme for almost all trades in and around the home
We are an accredited Marshalls contractor and all our projects are vetted by a Marshalls representative to ensure high standards
All our operatives are ROLO trained which was introduced to raise the standards of Health and Safety and reduce the risks and accidents throughout the industry
We are accredited with Construction Health and Safety who as an organisation, help businesses and organisations manage their Health and Safety risks and safeguard their reputation
We are members of BALI, the UK’s trade association for the landscaping sector who have a rigorous vetting procedure
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