The Benefits Of Bird Watching

Bird watching is a long standing past time of many individuals across the world, ranging from the casual bird observer to the birding enthusiast who keeps precise records of bird sightings. Bird hides are a huge part of The Wild Deck…

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Finishing the Sand Martin Bank

Last week we posted an update about the sand martin bank we were installing at Abberton Reservoir. It was quite a feat – crossing a waterway with a large trailer to install the sand martin bank on a small island….

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Installing a Sand Martin Bank

The sand martin bank is a new design that we have constructed for the Abberton Reservoir site managed by Essex Wildlife Trust (where we have already built five bird hides, a children’s visitor centre, and an outdoor play area). As…

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What Does a Boardwalk Look Like Before the Decking is Laid?

If you have an inquisitive mind, and like to know how things work and how they are put together, chances are that you don’t simply accept things as they are – instead you question their existence and how they came…

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Blue Tits Nesting In A Bird Hide

Literally Giving Nature A Home

Photo: David Boult The Wild Deck Company’s New Hide Has Become A Home To More Than Just Bird Watchers. Not too long ago we refurbished a Bird Hide at Bowling Green Marsh in Topsham Exeter. The much improved design is now…

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Large Glazed Hide

RSPB Gives Nature a Home in Topsham (with a little help from Wild Deck)

Bowling Green Marsh Bird Hide Opening Friday 3rd October One of our most recent projects, the redesign of the Bowling Green Bird Hide in Topsham, Exeter, is due to be opened officially this Friday, 3rd of October. TV presenter and…

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Abberton Start

Hide Bay – A new hide at Abberton Reservoir

These are the first beginnings of the new Hide Bay hide at Abberton Reservoir for Essex Wildlife Trust. The hide, which is a feature hide with overhanging eaves for shelter and birds to nest and perch, has a sedum roof...
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Large Glazed Hide

The new hide at Bowling Green Marsh

With the completion of the new, more natural hide at Bowling Green Marsh in Topsham, Exeter fast approaching we though it would be a good time to share some before and after pictures of the project. During construction   Nearing…

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Topsham update 2

RSPB hide re-design nears completion

This is the ongoing extension and modification to the Bowling Green Marsh hide at Topsham, Exeter in Devon for the RSPB. Our progress so far: Week 1 – Dismantle and clear the site Week 2 – Form dwarf walls and…

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