RHS-BBC Morning Live Budget-friendly Feature Garden, RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival 2023.

RHS-BBC Morning Live Budget-friendly Feature Garden RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival 2023 With the cost-of-living crisis and many of us having difficulties paying bills and paying for food, the garden can be the last place to spend any money. With the help of my BBC Morning Live family and the RHS Mark Lane Designs Ltd […]

Sensory and Play Garden for Roy Kinnear House, Twickenham, UK.

Sensory and Play Garden for Adults with Complex Needs at Roy Kinnear House, Twickenham, UK The son of actor Roy Kinnear, Rory Kinnear, a very popular and talented actor, reached out to Mark Lane Designs Ltd to help design and create a sensory and play garden for the residents at Roy Kinnear House, a care […]

Contemporary Courtyard, London, UK.

A contemporary courtyard with a sleek design The developer of this apartment building wanted an individual, bespoke, sleek, contemporary courtyard for every ground floor apartment, with a high-end spa-like feel to each. Taking inspiration from Japanese gardens in particular all furniture is mounted on a composite deck with low faux rattan backed sofas with large […]

Landscape Architecture for Commercial Residential Development, Salford, UK.

Landscape architecture is the art and practice of designing the outdoor environment Landscape architecture involves designing parks or gardens to harmonize with buildings and roads. This new commercial residential development required a new approach in landscape architecture to an otherwise open plan. A central avenue of trees divides the space and at one end, forms […]

Naturalistic Planting Within a Residential Development, Manchester, UK.

A great opportunity to introduce a naturalistic planting scheme to a mixed-use residential development The developers of this mixed-use scheme really wanted to showcase naturalistic planting, sustainability and biodiversity in the outside spaces around these apartments and retail units. Five large Populus tremula trees to the rear are set within drifts of naturalistic planting, comprising […]

Sensory Memory Garden for Sense at their Flagship Building TouchBase Pears, Birmingham, UK.

The creation of a sensory memory garden planted with 69,000 wildflower seeds; equating to 1,000 seeds for each of the 69 wards in Birmingham. Each ward will have 1,000 flowers. Biometric data from the garden is recorded as is the sound of growth of the seeds through to their blossoming.

Show Garden Concept for Autumn RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021.

Invited by the Daily Mail newspaper to design a Show Garden for an autumn RHS Chelsea Flower Show Given just a day to come up with a concept for a Show Garden for the new autumn RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021, Mark was delighted to be given the opportunity to come up with something fresh, […]

ITV ident by Mark Lane.

ITV Ident by Mark Lane and Sharon Walters The ITV ident is seen by millions of ITV viewers and during January 2021 viewers are getting a flower-powered telly treat during January with an important underlying message, thanks to a unique collaboration between broadcaster and garden/landscape designer Mark Lane, and collage artist Sharon Walters. In an […]

Hotel Italianate-style Garden, Stockbridge, Hampshire, UK.

Hotel Italianate-style garden with water features, topiary, archways, stone paving and balustrades, Stockbridge, Hampshire, UK A great opportunity to design an Italianate-style garden for a leading hotel in Hampshire. Marble paving and stone balustrades covered with metal archways festooned with roses and evergreen climbers. Topiary plays a big part in this design, from circular box […]

Inclusive Adventure Park, Ireland.

Inclusive adventure park rich in biodiversity and sustainability A large inclusive adventure park in a rural environment, which will have a communal teaching and learning hub with accommodation pods dotted throughout the woodlands and meadows. Pathways and cycle tracks link all of the areas together. Luxury living pods will be in keeping with the rural […]

Landscape Design for Sankey Street, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Landscape Design for a Mixed-Use Commercial Development, Sankey Street, Warrington

Mixed-use Development and Private Hospital, Berkshire, UK.

An exciting opportunity to design the gardens and landscape for a mixed-use development and an attached private hospital in Berkshire, using contemporary materials and a fully inclusive design.

Park House Hotel, Sandringham Estate, Norfolk, UK.

A rare opportunity to design and consult on Princess Diana’s childhood home, Park House Hotel, Sandringham Estate, Norfolk, UK

Pocket park, Rainham, Kent, UK.

A new Pocket Park in Kent, helping communities transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces for health and wellbeing.

Therapy Garden, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, Devon, UK.

The creation of a woodland therapy garden for Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, ICU rehabilitation centre – a first for the UK medical field

Woodland physic garden, London, UK.

Woodland physic garden, with learning opportunities about nature, natural dye, growing food and foraging, as well as sensory and literary exploration.

Green well-being space for The King’s School, Canterbury, Kent, UK.

New green, well-being garden for the UK’s oldest independent school, The King’s School, Canterbury, Kent.

Dubai Expo 2020 – The Greatest Show on Earth, Dubai.

Dubai Expo 2020 – the Greatest Show on Earth. We have been invited to design 4 gardens for the main partners of the Expo.

School Garden for Special School, Kent, UK.

School garden for St Nicholas Special School in Canterbury, Kent, UK A sensory school garden with fishing pond, growing area and a place to reflect An unloved area of the school is turned into a sensory school garden. A large greenhouse, restored and repainted, sits at the entrance to the garden. A new growing area, […]

Sensory sports garden for the English Institute of Sport, Shropshire, UK.

New sensory garden for the GB Paralympic Archery Team at the English Institute of Sport. Mental health in sport is being addressed through the design and creation of a new garden that the team can call their own.

Urban National Park, Grove Park, London, UK.

A unique opportunity to design an urban national park championing urban park outcomes for city livability, place-making, conservation and access.

Sensory Garden, London, UK.

The creation of a sensory garden for the community in a pocket of land running parallel and connected to Crofton Park railway line, London

Community Garden for Wellbeing at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK.

Community garden for wellbeing. To turn an existing very large outdoor space, the Oasis garden, into a community garden for students, staff and visitors Community garden for wellbeing is so important in our modern hectic lives. This is the opportunity to work with the estates department at Canterbury Christ Church University and Kent Enterprise Trust, […]

Housing development for 55+, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK.

Fully inclusive garden design for new 55+ housing development

Sensory Garden, Agate House, Bedfordshire, UK.

A new sensory garden to excite and calm all of the senses.

Sensory garden for Garratt Park School, Wandsworth, London, UK.

The creation of a large outdoor green space for young people aged 11-19 with Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Speech, Language and Communication difficulties.

Beijing International Horticultural Expo 2019, Design Competition Submission, Beijing, China.

An exciting opportunity to submit a design for the first ever Beijing International Horticultural Expo 2019, with an expected 16 million visitors. ‘Through the Mist’ looks at the effect of pollution, from cities all over the world, on our flora and on our own health and well-being.

Mixed-use Regeneration Communal Gardens Project, Folkestone, Kent, UK.

Mixed-use regeneration project with wildlife-friendly communal gardens

Modern Outdoor Public Space, Adidas Headquarters Concept, Stockport, Cheshire, UK.

Concept plan for Adidas headquarters in the UK. A well-being garden for staff and visitors and social events.

Sensory Play Garden, Primary School, Worcestershire, UK.

The creation of a sensory garden for a school that educates primary school aged children with a range of moderate and severe learning difficulties, and profound and multiple learning disabilities.  This is a garden to encourage attention, foster curiosity and increase opportunities for movement.

Sensory Garden, Pilgrims Hospices, Canterbury, Kent, UK.

A re-design of the existing gardens that wrap round the entire site, making sure access needs are accounted for, especially for bed-bound patients.

Faith Garden for Preparatory School, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, UK.

An existing area within the playground is to be transformed into a ‘Faith Garden’ where pupils can learn about all religions, as well as music and art.  This essential play space and outdoor learning environment will offer pupils more opportunities to play safe, feel welcomed, while also being attractive, exciting and educational.

Show Garden Concept.

A fully inclusive garden for all abilities and disabilities with a contemporary design and abundant naturalistic planting.

Sensory Garden for Strode Park Foundation, Kent, UK.

A sensory garden for a large disability charity. The creation of a new garden; to unite a new hydrotherapy pool to the large parkland beyond.

Sensory Garden, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Kent, UK.

To create a new outdoor space in an incredibly awkward area between buildings where a large A/C unit is housed. Seating for staff and patients, abundant planting and screening will be ‘squeezed’ into a long rectangular space, working with an existing newly laid pathway and edging.

Naturalistic Community Garden, Great Sankey, Cheshire, UK.

A large (2,600 sq m), wildlife, naturalistic community garden on a triangular traffic ‘island’ green.

Educational Garden Space, Orchard School, Canterbury, Kent.

A new relaxing, minimalist, safe courtyard garden, with an apple tree at the centre, an ‘S’-shaped bench, outdoor chalkboard and woodland planting