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Garden Drainage Solutions
After heavy rainfall this lawn in Woking, Surrey remained waterlogged due to the lie of the land, soil type and locality
Simple but effective land drainage was proposed to catch the flow of ground water
build up and to quickly disperse the water through drainage connected to an adequate
On completion trenches were made good and re-
With a clay soil type and low lying levels through out this large garden in Winchester, Hampshire a more comprehensive drainage scheme was required to improve the poor drainage.
Levels were reduced to allow for a drainage layer covering a large percentage of
the garden including drainage trenches below. New imported top soil was used to raise
the lawn levels and finally all areas were re-
A water retentive soil type and locality of this garden in Fleet, Hampshire caused water logging and flooding during persistent rain fall. A stream also run below and through the garden.
Our proposal was for an extensive drainage system through out the garden lawn areas using the existing stream as an outlet point.
On completion all trenches were made good and re-
In some circumstances existing drains or drainage may need to be re-
With many councils changing regulations relating to the dispersal of surface water from hard standings and driveways, the use of drainage channels and the creation of outlets is becoming more common and required for new or altered installations.
Full details of your councils requirements can normally be found online.
Extensive drainage was required for all lawn areas for this garden in Wrecclesham, Surrey. With a predominant heavy sticky clay soil type, during wet conditions these lawn areas in both rear and front gardens remained waterlogged and unusable.
Over 300m of drainage trenches were proposed and implemented through out all lawn
areas. Trenches were made good on completion and re-
Ground water poured through this garden in Ascot, Surrey from higher ground, leaving
it unusable through out the year. The solution was to install extensive drainage
and to terrace the garden creating practical level areas and to enable the inclusion
of an additional drainage layer over the entire garden.
Timber sleepers were used for terracing and the raised planter. Old English Chippings were used for walkways and seating areas.
A sloped garden in Farnham, Surrey with a small brook running along the top of the
garden creating issues with a constant run off of water falling down towards the
terrace and house.
A series of drainage trenches were proposed to divert the water run off and directing it through an existing retaining wall and dispersal into an existing outlet, via a new drainage channel at terrace level.
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A drainage solution was proposed within the lawn areas for this property in Steep,
Hampshire to prevent future flooding of the house after the 2013-
Three main drainage trenches were strategically located within the lawn areas to catch run off from the higher ground beyond the property and diverted to lower areas within the garden away from the house.
This property in Cobham, Surrey was flooded after the floods of 2013-
Drainage was located through planting borders, lawn areas and future paved areas and taken to an outlet point built into the new build beneath the building.
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