Jonathan ford landscape architect

GLYMPTON DEER PARK, OXFORDSHIRE

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Landscape design for deer park to traditional country house.

Client: Glympton Park.

Landscape Architect: François Goffinet Garden Designer.

Main Contractors: Civic Tree Care Ltd, Planting contractors and the Glympton Park Estate in-house team.

Major Design Elements: Landscape design including works to lake, parkland drive and extensive tree planting including semi-mature trees and forestry planting.

Value of Capital Works: In excess of £150,000

Glympton is a traditional english country house set in seventy acres of deer park with a walled garden, ha-ha and lake. The property includes several thousand acres of farmland and the church and all the houses in the quiet village of Glympton.

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The needs of people...

Security and privacy were of primary importance.

the laws of nature and of building...

One hundred and twenty semi-mature trees were selected from nurseries in the UK and The Netherlands. These were planted in an eight-week period. The planting contract included a three year maintenance and establishment contract. A highly effective screen was achieved in three growing seasons.

the desire for beauty.

The screen planting was designed to achieve security and privacy whilst appearing like a parkland landscape from both inside and outside of the park.