About - Barrie Thompson Garden Design in Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire

Barrie Thompson Garden Design is one of the UK's up and coming garden design practices, offering a comprehensive design service for any garden or outside space.

Based near Manchester, our studio aims to create contemporary gardens and landscapes that offer depth, using layers, textures and contrast. Whether it's something clean and simple, wild and intriguing, large or small, we bring a fresh and dynamic approach to all our designs.

We take inspiration from all around us. We believe in combining formality with informality and creating an outdoor space that's not only functional but engaging.

Barrie Thompson was recently shortlisted as a finalist at the Northern Design Awards 2013.

In 2012 'Urban Escapism' was Barrie's first RHS show garden. Awarded an RHS silver medal.

In 2011 Barrie won Student Garden Designer Of The Year. A competition open internationally, held by the Southport Flower Show and assosiated with the Society of Garden Designers. This led to the 'Vintage Experience' show garden shown at Southport Flower Show 2011, which won a Large Gold medal.