Natural stone terrace provides a sun trap

Sally Court, DipISD, FSGD, APLD, MBALI - garden and landscape designer


Contemporary Garden Design

Town and cityscapes and country gardens contemporary or traditional, formal or naturalistic.

Courtyard Garden Design specialises in the creation of small and town gardens, courtyards, rooftops and urban spaces; each design is exclusive to reflect clients' individual requirements.

Having qualified from the Inchbald School of Garden Design in London, Sally set up her practice, Courtyard Garden Design, in 1988. The practice has extensive design experience having installed a wide variety of projects: domestic and commercial, intimate backyards through to large-scale projects both in the UK and overseas. With a growing reputation not only for design encompassing both contemporary and traditional styles but also for lecturing, writing articles and books, she is now considered one of the UK's leading landscape designers, Sally has received many awards for both show gardens and landscape projects in the UK, USA, South Korea and Russia.

In 2008, she co-founded cgd landscape design ltd with Helen Billetop FSGD, which provides a comprehensive creative process catering for large country estates and residential landscape projects. To view these landscapes please go to

Professional Memberships

Sally is a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers (UK), Certified Member of the Association of Landscape Designers (USA), Designer Member of the British Association of Landscape Industries and Member of the Garden Media Guild. Based in Richmond, South West London, Courtyard Garden Design has specialised in residential landscape design for over twenty five years. Sally has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 SGD Awards for residential and landscape designers for a project on the outskirts of Moscow.

Courtyard Garden Design meets today's needs whilst creating gardens for tomorrow.