Posted on 11/04/2015 by Joni Beal and Craig Ormiston

Our Favourite Outdoor Living Projects

As part of our 10 year celebrations, we've been looking back at all of our cedar shingle and thatched building projects, and picking out our favourites, so here are Joni & Craigs highlights...

The Original - Craig, Director

Craigs favourite outdoor living project is our first ever Lapa! 

Built in his own garden it holds fond memories for him of starting the business, and understanding from a practical perspective what this journey of building The Lapa Company was really going to entail!

Craig still uses it on a regular basis with his family and didn't hesitate to choose it when asked for his favourite!



The Most Recent - Joni, Marketing

One of Jonis favourites is one of our most recent projects; a poolside cabanna and thatched umbrella.  Chosen because its simplicity is deceptive, at a glance a 'simple' shelter, but the project actually required bespoke cabinetry, a built-in bar, fireplace, bespoke uprights, bespoke umbrella table and more...but to top it off the customer is thrilled with it, and at the end of the day, that's the most important thing.   


Keep an eye on our blog in the coming months to see our other favourite projects from the last 10 years...


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About The Lapa Company

The Lapa Company is based in the heart of Kent where we handcraft a premium range of luxury Thatched Gazebos and Garden Buildings. 

Our exclusive range includes Thatched Lapas, Tiki Huts, Spa Gazebos, Cedar Shingle Garden Buildings, Cape Reed Thatched Tiles, and Thatched Gazebos - available for installation and as a Gazebo Kit.  


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