Dozer regrading the lake edge
Dozer regrading the lake edge
Dozer regrading the lake edge
Trimming sub-base prior to topsoil re-spread
New lake with waterfall
Lake and lawn areas after shaping
View of lake from new carriage drive

Nutbourne House, Surrey

Large landscaping scheme at former brickworks

Award-winning builder and developer Millgate Homes required to implement a comprehensive landscaping scheme at a former industrial brickworks site to compliment the construction of a new 50,000 square feet private residence.

MJ Abbott were awarded the contract following submission of detailed design proposals and a competitive tender.  

The project required shaping of natural and formal lawnscapes. The scheme included for the extension and re-establishment of lakes and water features to enhance the 230 acre site. 

The project scope of works comprised:

  • Cut and fill 20,000m³ of subsoil to create new landscape levels and tie in with existing lakes
  • Decompact and trim all subsoil areas
  • Spread imported topsoil to all construction areas
  • Cultivate and seed topsoiled areas
  • Reshape lake edges and re-align streams and ditches on the site 
  • Construction of new carriage drive and service roads around site
  • Installation of 1,500 linear metres of land drainage within lawn areas
  • Installation of new electric cable and services ducting around the new development.

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