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Apt Studios is design-led, creating bespoke garden and landscape designs for home, work or public environments across the UK. With an in house construction and planting team, we can make your vision become reality.

To discuss your garden design or landscape project please contact Matthew:
+44 (0)1636 870 057

Matthew Allan (Director) set up his design studio in 2010. His initial passion began working in community gardens encouraging local people to create green spaces to grow food, flowers and develop friendships. His interest in sustainable development the environment and the impact on our health continue to drive him to design gardens and landscapes for individuals and communities.

He qualified as a Landscape Architect in 2005 and subsequently completing a Masters in Construction Project Management. Having worked in the landscape design industry for over 20 years he has had the opportunity to design and construct projects in both private and commercial settings. His portfolio includes private and commercial gardens, roof terraces, public spaces, show gardens, NHS trust garden, and housing development projects.

Matthew Allan

As well as domestic projects we also provide design services for landscape professionals, undertake project management, construction and planting.

Although a small team apt studios has a wealth of experience and expertise. There is a dedicated team of garden designers, landscape architecture professionals, horticulturalist and landscapers.

Often garden design is seen as an afterthought, following the interior design of our homes. However, Matthew believes the garden is an opportunity to create an additional room and therefore is an essential element of our living space.

“Our services are design-led and therefore always begin with collaboration with our clients to identify their specific needs, style and aspirations. The design should not only complement the home but also enhance the environment in which our clients live either by providing drama, a place to play or a space to relax. Clients are involved throughout the design and build process to ensure we meet individual needs”

Award winning designs

Apt Studios Award Winning Garden Design - Coppice

RHS Flower Show Hampton Court – 2009
Silver medal award

Apt Studios Award Winning Garden Design - Forces Of Nature

Forces of Nature
RHS Flower Show Hampton Court – 2010
Silver-gilt medal award

What our clients say

“From our very first meeting with Matthew we felt very comfortable and confident. We discussed the design and were able to quickly come to a decision that we were all on the same page which was great as we were very pushed for time to complete our project. We found Matthew to be very approachable and very responsive, always returning calls and emails without delay and he was able to adapt to our ever changing schedule and work around our builders!”

“We used all the services that Apt offers from the design to the build and the planting and his team were really lovely and so helpful. We are absolutely delighted with the finished garden and would highly recommend Apt Studios. We will definitely use their services in the future.”

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