L-shaped bench. Protect privacy - Pay attention to backgrounds. Mullins put a planter in the backside of the bench and filled it with Pittosporum tenuifolium, both to be a soft shield for anyone who sits there—and to add silver sheen to the space.
Railway sleepers « Garden Gurus, Landscape Gardening in South London Planter with built in bench
Rustic Timber Pergola - love the simple look but with less roof beams so it doesn't block too much sun. Could extend gate and log wall posts to become pergola uprights.