small city gardens
How small? 80sqm. City location: London NW8. Garden: end-of-terrace plot, south-west facing with a roof garden. Design elements: one-off benches, Ipe decking, buff sandstone, custom planters. Build features: granite waterfall, artificial grass, floating raised beds with a recessed coping detail, multi-tiered curved planting bed, subtropical foliage.
How small? 24sqm. City location: London SW6. Garden: terraced townhouse bordering South Park with a roof terrace and balcony. Design elements: stainless steel detailing, including a three-tiered waterfall, bespoke tapered vases and recessed light fittings. Build features: L-shaped raised bed, slate coping, European oak handrails, porcelain tiled patio, Cedar screens, Japanese woodland planting.
How small? 62sqm. City location: London SW9. Garden: elongated, north-east facing with mature trees. Design elements: central split-level deck, subtropical planting scheme, hedging, floating benches. Build features: porcelain tiles, raised beds, privacy screens, outdoor cooking area, multilevel stairways, irrigation, lighting, front garden.
How small? 40sqm. City location: London NW3. Garden: end-of-terrace, south-west facing plot. Design elements: waterfall pool with fountains and a floating Palm tree, deck and paving, raised beds, built-in seats. Build features: Ipe hardwood, grey limestone, wall rendering, exotic planting scheme, automatic irrigation and outdoor lighting.
How small? 45sqm. City location: London SW6. Garden: terraced townhouse, west-facing with a roof terrace. Design elements: indoor-outdoor porcelain tiled patio, Cedar-clad privacy screens, sculpture display, bespoke bench, granite waterfall and pool. Build features: raised beds, hardwood deck, rendered walls, woodland flora.
How small? 25sqm. City location: London N1. Garden: walled, terraced and squared. Design elements: large-scale lilac sandstone pavers, built-in seating, inverted raised bed, colour scheme. Build features: rendered walls, hardwood, bespoke lighting, heating, irrigation.
How small? 27sqm. City location: London W4. Garden: west-facing plot, modern townhouse extension. Design elements: custom-built seating, inverted circular tree bed, hardwood screens, architectural planting, natural stone, minimalist detailing. Build features: raised beds with recessed coping, rendered walls, colour scheme, heating, irrigation and remote-controlled outdoor lighting.
How small? 33sqm. City location: London N1. Garden: triangular, south-facing plot. Design elements: natural stone and wood, floating bench, inverted L-shaped raised bed, green wall focal point. Build features: hardwood deck, seating, colour scheme, architectural planting.
How small? 40sqm. City location: London N5. Garden: west-facing, end-of-terrace modern townhouse. Design elements: limestone and flamed granite surfaces, LED strip lights detailing, curved steel bench, bespoke vases, artificial grass. Build features: Cedar privacy screens, colour scheme, Palm trees, low maintenance planting, irrigation.
How small? 50sqm. City location: London SW4. Garden: south-facing, square space, modern extension with a roof terrace. Design elements: outdoor fireplace and oven, multifunctional storage and bar, waterfall, sculpture wall, colour scheme, custom-made planters. Build features: Cedar, basalt, hardwood, raised beds, architectural and water plants.
How small? 35sqm. City location: London NW3. Garden: north-facing, mid-terrace, rectangular with a roof terrace and front garden. Design elements: cantilevered bench, inverted raised bed, sandstone patio, angular steps, hedging, woodland planting. Build features: privacy screens, rendered walls, decking, paving, irrigation, lighting.