Compass Garden Design

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About Our Company

Experienced, Dedicated and Professional

Tom Murphy

Landscape and Garden Designer

Tom has been working as a Landscape Garden Designer since 2016, operating in Bristol, Bath, and many other locations in the South of England. Having trained at the Garden Design School under renowned RHS gold medal winners, he is a registered member of the Society of Garden Designers and has undertaken work across the whole of the South of England, from Exeter to Kent. Based in Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire, he has built strong relationships with many clients who come back to him again and again for further developments. In 2020 he was awarded a Marshalls Register Award for best project in collaboration with a contractor.

Previously a Chemistry teacher and Head of Science for over 10 years, Tom has always had a passion for making a difference, listening to and understanding the needs of the people he works with, and being professional at all times. This is reflected in his landscape design work across Somerset, Wiltshire and the South of England and can be evidenced in the testimony of his clients.


Tom Murphy - Landscape Garden Designer

Heather Turner

Associate Designer

We are thrilled to have Heather of Gaia Garden Design as an Associate Designer. Following a successful career in Costume Design, Heather re-trained as a Garden Designer and has developed an outstanding reputation both in France and in her new location in Bristol.

Heather offers an outstanding creativity with artistic skills that are second to none. She creates a vision for your garden which will exceed your expectations and elevate the space to the favorite part of your home, drawing you outside throughout the whole year.

Heather Turner

Frances Stewart

Associate Designer

Frances has an outstanding reputation as a Garden Designer and Planting Specialist and has completed stunning projects across Bristol and Wiltshire.

She creates comfortable and elegant spaces with a naturalistic approach to planting, designing gardens which fit perfectly into their homes and surrounding landscapes.

Good Directions Limited

Manufacturing Partner

We are delighted to have an official partnership with Good Directions Ltd., a bespoke manufacturing company based in Hampshire.

Good Directions create a wide range of metal and timber products for both commercial and domestic settings, and enable us to offer a completely bespoke service for our clients. Recent projects have included made-to-measure edging, fence capping, clocks, weathervanes and fire pits.