The Sculptors' Yard

Extending the life of trees through art

The Sculptors' Yard is run by Alan Smith, a Kew Gardens trained tree surgeon who has worked with trees and timber for over 35 years. For the past 15 years he has also been working with the world -renowned sculptor David Nash and other artists.

The Sculptors' Yard is set in beautiful countryside on a three and a half thousand acre private estate in mid Sussex. It offers complete peace and seclusion, yet is only 5 minutes from the M23 and from Balcombe station on the London to Brighton railway. Gatwick airport is 10 minutes away.

The Sculptors' Yard is open as a work place to all sculptors and Alan Smith is available to act as an assistant with all aspects of the work of wood sculptors. He also sources , stores and sells timber for artists’ use on and off site.