Sotheby Road
Islington

This won a Certificate of Merit for Garden Design from Islington Gardeners.

Large cracks showed that this house in Sotheby Road in Highbury was subsiding in two directions, but this family were not daunted. We renovated the whole house – including underpinning, new electrics, heating, water and restoring Victorian decorations.

We added a glass roofed side return extension, designed a trellis for a vine for dappled shade & ease of scaffolding access.  A lead clad gutter takes all the rainwater from the roofs to a deep water storage we built, which overflows into a pond with seating on one side & a nature friendly soft edge on the other side.