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Slate grey composite decking with white rendered planting beds

Expert Decking Services in Preston

Composite and wooden decking installers

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  • High quality wood and composite decking
  • Boost your property value
  • Wide choice of materials supplied and installed
  • Fast online estimates followed by site survey

About our Preston decking service

Welcome to Acorn Landscape Gardening, where we offer a comprehensive decking and landscaping service tailored to your needs. From initial design to the supply of materials and final installation, our team ensures a seamless process from start to finish, creating beautiful outdoor spaces that stand the test of time.

Award-Winning Quality in Every Paving Job

Ranked in the top decking contractors in Preston and highly esteemed across the UK, we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality. Explore our gallery to see examples of our exceptional work and understand why we’re a leading choice for decking and landscaping in Preston.

Types of decking we install

Composite decking

Composite decking, blending wood particles with plastic, offers a water-resistant and anti-slip outdoor feature. This low-maintenance option requires only occasional jet washing to maintain its new appearance, free from issues like mould, fungi, and rot. With no need for oiling or staining, it’s a hassle-free choice.

Uncapped composite decking

Our range of uncapped composite decking blends aesthetics with durability, offering a natural look with minimal maintenance requirements.

Capped composite decking

For the ultimate in durability and weather resistance, our capped composite decking is a premium choice, featuring an extra layer of protection against the elements.

Wooden decking

Timber decking brings a natural charm to outdoor spaces and is easily maintained, lasting up to 30 years with proper care. If you’re budget-conscious, consider softwood decking boards, a more affordable yet durable option.

Decking frames

Pressure treated timber decking frame decking base

All of our decking frames a sturdy and built to last. We line the ground with weed resistant membrane and gravel to ensure weeds can’t get through. We offer 2 types of decking frame; pressure treated wood and plastic lumber.

Pressure treated timber frame

Our standard decking bases are crafted from pressure-treated timber, ensuring durability and longevity. This treatment protects the wood from decay, insects, and weather, providing a sturdy and reliable foundation for your decking.

Plastic lumber decking frame

For enhanced longevity and minimal maintenance, consider our plastic lumber bases. Made from durable, eco-friendly materials, these bases resist rot, mold, and moisture, offering a strong, long-lasting foundation for your decking.

Decking lights

Dot lights installed in slate grey composite decking by Acorn Landscape Gardening

Enhance the ambiance of your decking area with our range of inlaid lighting options. We offer both solar and wired-in lighting solutions, each designed to complement your decking and extend its usability into the evening hours.

Solar Lighting

This eco-friendly option harnesses sunlight to provide illumination as the day turns to night. Solar lights are easy to install, require minimal maintenance, and are perfect for creating a warm, inviting glow without the need for electrical wiring.

Wired-In Lighting 

For a more consistent and powerful lighting solution, our wired-in lights are an excellent choice. These are connected to your home’s electrical system, offering brighter and more reliable lighting. Wired-in lights can be strategically placed to highlight key features of your decking, enhance safety by illuminating steps or edges, and create a specific mood or atmosphere in your garden.

Our Past Decking Work

Dot lights installed in slate grey composite decking by Acorn Landscape Gardening
Composite decking with composite balustrade
Composite decking, raised with a step
Wooden decking with features
LArge capped composite decking area with lights and balustrade

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a decking project take?

The duration of a decking project will depend on several factors, such as the size of the area to be decked and the complexity of the ground. Our team will provide you with an estimated timeline for your specific project during the initial consultation.

Can you help me choose the decking for my project?

Absolutely! We offer a pre-selected range of composite and wooden decking which has been tried and tested for quality and value for money. Or we can give you ideas and suggestions if you don’t know what you are looking for.

Do you offer any guarantees for your decking work?

Yes, all of our work comes with a warranty. If you experience any issues with your new decking, we’ll be happy to address them at no additional cost.

Do I need to prepare my garden before the decking project begins?

Our team will handle all aspects of the decking project, including preparation. However, if there are any specific instructions or preparations that need to be made on your end, we’ll let you know before hand.

How do you choose the materials for a project?

Our team has extensive experience working with a variety of decking materials and will help you choose the best option to fit your needs and budget. We take into consideration factors such as durability, aesthetics, and cost when selecting the materials for your project.

What our clients say

Based on 82 reviews
Jacqui Nyland
Jacqui Nyland
3 February 2024
Acorn have recently redesigned our rear garden installing a new patio and also re turfing. In addition, they removed a concrete wall along the side of the house which has made such a difference to the look and feel of the area. We are so happy with the results and can’t praise Acorn Landscaping enough. Ian and the team worked so hard in all weathers and did an amazing job! We really love our new garden. Many thanks to all at Acorn Landscaping.
Janet Fishwick
Janet Fishwick
2 January 2024
Our lawn was transformed from an area of grass, paving slabs and an invasion of Mares Tail weeds, into a glorious array of coloured Indian Stone paving slabs. Absolutely stunning. Grateful thanks to Ian and his team of professional dedicated workers. Highly recommended. Mrs. Jp. Fishwick and family.
Steven Balding
Steven Balding
27 December 2023
Excellent customer service and work carried out. Ian and the team where informative, efficient and went into great details about the work they were carrying out. Very highly recommended and competitive pricing.
Chrissy Howie
Chrissy Howie
5 December 2023
Acorn landscape just finished laying our patio exactly the way we wanted it. Small changes were made during the process with no problems. Fantastic work and super friendly. Thank you again for all your hard work
Jeannette Thomas
Jeannette Thomas
21 November 2023
I had a great experience with Acorn Landscape Gardening. Graham, Chris and Terry were all extremely professional and respectful throughout the instalment process. They answered all of my concerns and got the job done fast. I am very happy with the results, thank you for doing such a great job.
Lorraine Bracken
Lorraine Bracken
16 November 2023
Recent garden transformation by Acorn. Really pleased. Everything from planning to completion ran like clockwork. Crew friendly, polite, hard working, nothing too much trouble. Left the place clean and tidy. Would recommend. Prices. Good as well.
Tom Pettit
Tom Pettit
10 November 2023
Just had 2 patio areas completed by this amazing team of guys. Turned up as expected and worked professionally and dilligently each day, even in pretty adverse weather. A pleasure to deal with right from the quotation stage and the attention to detail by Ian, Zak and Graham throughout the project was second to none. We will definately use this company again for any future garden work, and can highly reccomend them
joe crocock
joe crocock
9 November 2023
I found Acorn Landscapes team very quick in responding and providing a very professional service provided. The quality of work was great and staff are friendly and respectful. I definitely would recommend.
N Campbell
N Campbell
12 October 2023
Highly recommend. From initial enquiry, they were prompt and helpful in their responses. A very thorough site visit was undertaken prior to works commencing. The lads who came to do the work were friendly, polite and hard workers. Wouldn't hesitate to use again.
Craig Massey
Craig Massey
11 October 2023
I would highly recommend the team from Acorn Landscapes when considering revamping your garden, they provided advice and support including CAD drawings to help with the design of our garden. Graham and Zack were professional and friendly and had an excellent attention to detail. Some before and after photos.

Decking Service areas

  • Hoghton
  • Howick Cross
  • Hutton
  • Lea
  • Leyland
  • Longton
  • Lostock Hall
  • Much Hoole
  • Ashton
  • Bamber Bridge
  • Buckshaw Village
  • Chorley
  • Euxton
  • Fulwood
  • Grimsargh
  • Higher Walton
  • New Longton
  • Penwortham
  • Preston
  • Ribbleton
  • Riley Green
  • Samlesbury 
  • Walton-le-Dale