HOW MUCH DOES A DESIGN COST?
There are a number of criteria which will need to be taken into account and which will be reflected in the amount of work involved in the design process and consequently the fees charged. The fees listed below are to be used as a guide and will be discussed in more detail upon a consultation.
THE BRONZE STANDARD DESIGN SERVICE
This category is for designing sections of gardens and revamping or redesigning existing planting borders. The fees for this service will depend upon the size of project.
THE SILVER STANDARD DESIGN SERVICE
The design fee in this category starts from £550.00. This would cover a relatively flat, small garden of approximately 100-250m2 with a build budget of £10-15,000.
This design service will include site survey, levels survey and plotting. Providing a detailed Concept Plan with Construction guidelines and information on the garden design and materials to be used. Sufficient information to enable a contractor to price the build for you.
THE GOLD STANDARD DESIGN SERVICE
This category is for larger gardens of 250-500m2 and a build budget starting from £15,000. The fee for this size of garden starts from £800. All services mentioned in the Silver Standard Design Service are included.
THE PLATINUM STANDARD DESIGN SERVICE
This category is for gardens of in excess of 500m2 usually with a build budget of in excess of £25,000. The size and complexity of the design requirements will determine the amount of fees as detailed drawings for construction, water feature design, garden structures and lighting design may be required.
Depending upon the size and topography of your garden, the services of a qualified Land Surveyor may be required the costs being met by you directly.