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About Redbay Design

Based at Cockington Court Manor House in Torquay, Devon, Redbay Design is an established and successful landscape architecture consultancy.

Since 2006, we’ve been providing our clients straightforward advice applied across our design and landscape planning disciplines. Together with detailed and site-specific creative designs, our collective experience has seen us work on a wide range of projects. We pride ourselves on our ability to respond quickly and creatively to small and larger scale projects, delivered to a high standard.

Our personal service goes beyond offering our core landscape services. Thanks to good working relationships with organisations in sectors including arboriculture, ecology, and land surveyors to name a few, throughout the South of England, we’re also able to coordinate specialist consultants from other environmental sectors for your project.

We’re registered practice members of:

  • The Landscape Institute
  • Safety Management Advisory Services (SMAS)

Our Team

Compare the best landscaping plan following a chat with one of our team members

Nick Perrett

Nick is a chartered Landscape Architect who trained initially in Horticulture with The Royal Horticultural Society, before gaining valuable practical experience in the landscape construction industry.

After graduating in 1995 with a BA(Hons) in Landscape Design, and in 1997 with a DipLA in Landscape Architecture, both at Manchester Metropolitan University, Nick has worked in private practice and the public sector working on a broad spectrum of land use and development projects in the UK and Australia. Projects include hotels, play spaces, holiday and leisure sites, urban parks and gardens, as well as cultural centres.

Before moving back to Devon in 2006 to establish Redbay Design, Nick was employed by the Groundwork Trust in Kent working up from Project Landscape Architect to Team Principal during six years with the organisation.

‘Much of my working career has been managing regeneration projects, taking jobs from inception to completion, leading multi-disciplinary teams and coordinating all the many different project elements. This has given me an excellent understanding of the processes necessary for the realisation of major construction and environmental projects’.

As managing director, Nick oversees every project undertaken by the company to ensure the highest levels of service and quality of work.

Landscape Designer, Paula enjoys working on a range of different scales and project stages; working on a variety of projects within the public realm, including schools, playgrounds, and urban squares.


Paula graduated in 2014 from the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences in Poland , with a BSc in Landscape Architecture, specializing in protecting and shaping the landscape. She completed, at the same university, a MSc in Landscape Architecture, specialising in landscape design in 2016. In 2017 she gained a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture at Hunan Agricultural University in Changsha – China. During her studies in China, Paula also gained valuable work experience at a design studio in Shanghai and Changsha, working on a variety of projects within the public realm, including schools, playgrounds, and urban squares. Paula enjoys working on a range of different scales and project stages.

‘I'm truly passionate about landscape and garden design, love naturalised gardens full of herbs, nature. In my spare time I enjoy making natural cosmetics and herbal remedies I also enjoy taking long family walks, always seeking to be closer to nature’.


Marcus graduated from Leicester School of Architecture, with a BA (Hons) in Architecture. Specializing in adaptive re use, as well as artistic design processes and physical model making. Marcus does a wide range of work at Redbay from using Qgis to draft up figure documents, to 3d modelling and Detail Design.

‘In my spare time I enjoy reading, creating models, music documentaries and weightlifting’.


Gina is our Office and Finance Manager and has worked in finance throughout her career; previously working for a local accountancy practice and having held bookkeeping roles in both the private and non-profit sectors. She has vast experience and manages all aspects of the accounts for the practice and provides a good support network in all other administration areas to aid the smooth running of the office.

In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dog in the local countryside, DIY, gardening and socialising with her family.