Once a garden has been designed, Ian Barker Landscapes can provide you with an accurate and itemised quote for landscape construction. Working closely with you, we make certain your project is constructed with a minimum of fuss and ensure that the creation of your new garden is a pleasurable and rewarding experience.
At Ian Barker Landscapes we:
- Are fully registered and insured with full time qualified staff
- Take care of all construction elements to avoid using multiple contractors
- We guarantee construction of the highest quality – with our quality visible from the outset
We have constructed projects of all shapes and sizes from small courtyards to large acreages by many designers. Our project portfolio comprises a range of design elements including pools, pergolas, paving, retaining walls, tennis courts, planting, water features and decking. Most of our projects are within the surrounding areas of our offices in Canterbury. Click here for examples of our work
Please send your scaled drawings or fully designed masterplan to firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details and a brief description of when you are aiming to have construction completed. Our construction team will contact you to discuss the specific requirements and time frames for your project. This will usually begin with a site visit from the construction manager and a construction quote being produced.
For an average sized property, the construction quoting process generally takes a few weeks from your first site meeting with the construction manager. If your project is larger than average, or has unique elements such as large pergolas, water features and ponds, your construction quote may take longer while we explore specific costs from our suppliers.
Your construction quote will specify all the required materials and individual elements included in your design. The quote will also contain a breakdown of the costs for each item. There may be some items that will be specified as an estimate only. Whilst we will always provide the most accurate estimate that we can, provisional items may need to be formalised on site, so accurate measurements can be taken before construction works begin.
Some elements in your project may require council permits or engineering before construction. This will be specified and accounted for in your construction quote. Once you have accepted your construction quote our administration team will be able to initiate the application and documenting process for planning and building permits as well as engineering.
The timeframe for construction of your project will be subject to the current contracted works of the team. This will also depend on the individual requirements of your project specifically; whether there are currently house works/extensions/renovations being undertaken, the complexity of the design elements and the lead times for organising permits and ordering materials. Please contact our experienced construction team to discuss your individual requirements.
Every project is different. Your construction quote will consider the individual elements specified in your masterplan including the materials, the labour involved, size of the property, slopes of the land and access to the property. Please contact our construction team to request a quote.
Our experienced construction team will be able to give an estimate of how long construction is likely to take once we have assessed your design plans and the site. This will depend on the complexity of the design elements, the size and slope of your site and the availability of the materials.
Our construction team will be in regular contact via on site meetings, email and phone communication. They are responsible for all management of your project including invoices, updates and any variations required once your project is underway. You will also be assigned one of our construction supervisors, who will become your direct contact on site. Click here to learn more about our team members.