My name is Pete and I work on my own building high quality decking projects throughout Bristol. I take pride in building decking that lasts with utmost attention to detail.

Working with softwood, hardwood or composite decking, I can design and build the decking that suits your needs, your style and your budget.


I set up Bristol Gardening and Handyman Services in 2014 and very quickly developed a reputation for doing a good job and giving people great value for money. Three years later, as the size of jobs started to increase, we became Laywoods Home and Garden Garden Improvements . We specialised in 2019, becoming Laywoods Landscaping. Now it’s 2022 and I have specialised further into decking, fencing and timber construction.

Prior to life outdoors I was a civil and structural engineer working on coastal engineering projects around the UK. The office life was not for me. Now I get to use my hands and engineering knowledge building quality, long lasting decking projects.  

Deck building for DIY SOS in Southmead

In May 2022 I volunteered for DIY SOS rebuilding the decking area at Southmead Adventure Playground. Brilliant fun for a great cause.