Bespoke Features


The overgrown clay pond (below) was cleared of excess reedmaces and the edge reshaped and made firm with a new gabion wall. A Monet-style bridge was installed to the existing island, and a floating fountain feature added with night-time illumination.

This pond has since been planted with a selection of waterlilies and marginal plants.

Design Project Management Pumps: Supply / Install Filter: Supply / Install Water Plants: Supply and Plant Lighting: Supply / Install

Brimming Water Feature ( aquapic))


A self-contained brimming trough, and the smaller spouting feature shown below it, were custom designed to suit a period property with its contemporary garden and rustic walling boundaries.

The constant movement of the jets generates soothing sounds to help mask the noise of a nearby road.

The heavy-duty metalwork is bespoke welded to size, with a carefully created finish that looks almost like lead.


The triple jets in the upper tray brim over into a hidden reservoir. The pump is operated by remote control. Every trough is designed to order.

These features are ideal where a pond is impractical. Contact Us to discuss a water feature suited to your situation.

Design Project Manage Pumps: Supply / Install
Rectangular trough with water spout ( aquapic)

The simple lines of the rectangular tank compliment the aged stonework, whilst the pouring spout creates reflective ripples in the water below

These types of BRIMMING TANK have a top tray which spills over through the slot around the edge, and into the reservoir below.

The troughs are custom made for each project, typically in lengths of 110 to 160cm, with a concealed overflow/cable duct. They are fabricated in the UK from thick metal with a hot-dipped zinc coating, and given a hand-finished rustic patina which is unique to each tank. The features can take two to three months from receipt of order to delivery. We are only able to install these units for projects within easy reach of our office base in Cheltenham

The unit to the right was fitted with stainless-steel nozzles with built-in LEDs which illuminate the three jets at night. These features need a firm level base, ideally a concrete plinth, with access points for the cabling.


Stone-trough with filtration and spout 1310s ( aquapic)
Rectangular tank fed by three water spouts  ( Livingcolourgardens, with permission)

Three spouts emerge from the back wall, pouring gently into the trough below, whilst lush planting on all sides of the feature add to the coolness in this urban oasis; a retreat from the city summer. (Garden Design: James Walsh, London)


Brimming-Trough with three spouts and illuminated nozzles_3554s ( aquapic)

Simpler trough features without a brimming tray can be retrofitted into your own existing stone or metal troughs. The customer’s stone trough to the left had a small submersible filter fitted which keeps the water clear and clean, and powers the lion spout above. Contact Us for further details. 

Classical Fountain Ornament Feature ( aquapic)
Design Project Manage


A custom-made stainless-steel fish grille was fitted to keep ornamental fish inside a spring-fed pool (shown drained here, for fitting). We can often design and supply bespoke items to suit unusual situations.


This old circular pond has been re-plumbed with a new period fountain, a reliable and quiet-running submersible pump, and a submersible filter unit for green water control.

Project Oversight Pump: Supply / Install Service
Stainless Fish Grille ( aquapic)

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