We are Gardenscapes

Gardenscapes was founded in 1999 by Neal Markwick and Ainsley Courten. Their aim is to use their extensive knowledge and skills to provide garden design and landscape construction to the residents of Surrey, West Sussex and South London.

With over 40 years combined experience the Company has won many awards and has built a reputation for delivering a high standard of work, on time and within budget. Gardenscapes works closely with their clients throughout the complete design and landscaping process.

They have a wealth of knowledge in plants and have worked with many prestigious designers and clients. In 2008, they joined BALI and are proud to be working within the British Association of Landscape Industries. They are also Marshalls registered installers of patios and driveways. Most recently The company has joined the APL Association of Professional Landscapers and the HTA.

Gardenscapes is fully insured for works and have public liability insurance of £5,000,000.

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Started the Company
Almost 20 years ago Neal and Ainsley started Gardenscapes.
Joined BALI
We have been a full contracting member of the British Association of Landscape Industries for almost 10 years.
Expanded the Team
We are steadily growing our team to give our Customers the Best possible Service & Quality

Gardenscapes – Meet the Team


Ainsley Courten

Partner / Owner Ainsley brings his extensive experience and knowledge of both hard and soft landscaping to the team. As business partner he has a key role in customer communication and time keeping of the projects, overall to ensuring the highest quality of workmanship is maintained. Ainsley studied at Norward Hall college before moving on to work for many leading landscape companies. He co-founded Gardenscapes in 1999 with Neal.
Neal Markwick

Neal Markwick

Partner / Owner After studying Garden Design at Merrist Wood College, Neal worked at other leading landscape companies rising to foreman before co-founding Gardenscapes in 1999. Neal brings over 20 years of experience in hard and soft landscaping. He is the first point of contact for many of our clients / designers and ensures the smooth running of the projects from initial site visit to completion.

Will Burberry

Will Burberry

Junior Foreman

Will has been with Gardenscapes since leaving school. He started as an Apprentice where he gained apprentice of the year at Merrist Wood College. He is now in the role of Junior Foreman as his attention to detail and time keeping are impeccable and a key asset to the team.

Will gained a Gold medal and winner of the Worldskills competition 2015. He is now in the UK squad selection process for the world title!!

Jake Abell

Jake Abell

Apprentice Jake recently entered the Worldskills 2016 competition and has won a place in the semi-finals at RHS Tatton Park, which takes place in July.

We are hiring Landscapers

Are you a top producer who is looking to show your landscaping skills to us and be fairly rewarded? Are you able to manage job sites and read landscape drawings?

At Gardenscapes we offer:
Full Time, Year Round employment
Shared benefit package
Excellent work environment


+ Gardens Designed
% Satisfied Clients
m2 Paving Laid
+ Landscapers