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Classic Sheds



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The Classic is a simple, traditional garden shed that is hand-built to a high standard in our Norfolk based factory.

It comes in 7 standard sizes, in either a pent or apex roof design, and there are three paint colours or a stain to choose to finish it off.

For a more bespoke service, please see our Superior Shed range, or to price your ideal Classic Shed, please click on the Create my Shed tab below.

Building Sizes


Our Classic Sheds are available in 7 sizes:

1.2 x 1.8m (4 x 6ft)

1.5 x 2.1m (5 x 7ft)

1.8 x 1.8m (6 x 6ft)

1.8 x 2.4m (6 x 8ft)

1.8 x 3.0m (6 x 10ft)

2.4 x 2.4m (8 x 8ft)

2.4 x 3.0m (8 x 10ft)

If you require a different size, please visit our Superior Shed page.

Building Designs


Choose either a pent or apex roofed design to suit your space and personal requirements. You can then decide where you would like your doors and windows, and any extra options, such as paint or guttering.

Please note: If you would like a door or doors in the side of a shed with an apex roof, please see our Superior Shed range, which has a taller eave height to allow for this configuration.

Apex Roof - Door(s) in Gable

Pent Roof - Door(s) in Gable

Pent Roof - Door(s) in Side

Doors and Windows


Our ledged and braced doors are all made in-house by our joiners, ensuring the high quality that we expect is met. With our Classic range you can choose from either a single or double door set, depending on your needs.

The windows are also made in-house by our joiners: they measure 610 x 610mm (2’ x 2’), set in a joinery-made window frame, and are finished with 4mm toughened safety glass. You can choose to have opening windows, if you wish, or no windows at all, if that is your preference.

Single Door

The Classic single door is ledged and braced, and it measures 760 x 1700mm opening.

Double Doors

You can opt for a double door set if you need to move large items in and out of your shed with ease. A double door set measures 1520 x 1700mm opening.

Opening Windows

If you're planning on using your shed as a workshop, choosing to have opening windows will allow fresh air inside as you work.

Paint


Our Classic Sheds come treated with a light oak wood preservative as standard, which protects the timber from fungi and woodworm, and gives a natural looking sheen.

We also offer three paint colours to choose from with our Classic Paint range: Mint, Moss or Stone, which give an opaque coverage and will add a splash of colour to your shed.

Light Oak Preservative

Mint

Moss

Stone

Extra Features


To make your new shed truly suited to your needs, you also have the choice of adding guttering and/or a workbench.

Add guttering to collect any water run-off from the roof and to stop the bottom boards from rotting prematurely, or add a workbench to aid with your DIY or hobby needs.

Guttering

We add the guttering and a downpipe along both eaves of an apex roofed shed, and on a pent roofed shed we add the guttering and downpipe along the lowest side/eave of the roof.

Workbench

Our workbenches are 900mm tall, and 600mm deep, and for a solid, sturdy finish, we use oak-faced plywood.​​

Base Options


All our Classic Sheds require a level, solid base of the correct size with either:

  • A concrete base
  • A timber base, or
  • Timber bearers

The single most important part of installing a garden building is the base. Bases must be:

  • LEVEL
  • Of the correct size
  • Square i.e. have right angled corners

Concrete Base

These are our preference because of their durability and strength.

A concrete base supports your building in the best possible way, adding longevity, as well as creating a substantial distance between your building and surface water.

Concrete base in a gardenWe can supply a 100mm deep reinforced concrete base ready for your building, laid by our professionals, in advance of your building being installed by us. The site must be clear and reasonably level for us to do this.

The base should always be a minimum of 50mm out of the ground to prevent surface water or puddles affecting your building i.e. rotting it.

The size of the base needs to be the metric size of your building. For example, if you order an 8' x 10' building, the metric size is 2.4 x 3.0 metres and this should be the size of the base. If the base is not built to the metric size then you will see the base around the building, which can lead to water pooling.

Timber BaseClassic shed painted in Mint Green

This is a cheaper alternative to our concrete bases, and it can be a good option if you don't want to have a permanent slab of concrete in your garden.

We only offer this solution with our Classic Sheds, as they aren't able to carry the same weight as a concrete base.

Timber Bearers

This is the cheapest option for supporting your new shed: timber bearers are essential for longevity in lifting the shed away from surface water and damp.

You don't need bearers as well as a base, but if you already have a base in place that is bigger than the building you intend to put on it, we recommend having timber bearers to lift the building up from any water that will sit on the base.

Always get your garden building base laid by a professional, whether that is us, or a local builder you trust.

We constantly strive to ensure all our materials and techniques are the best that we can source and provide. We lead the market in producing exceptional quality timber buildings. Couple this with our personal and bespoke service and you will be totally delighted with your building.

Classic Shed Side WallsSide Walls - ex 19 x 125mm shiplap cladding on ex 38 x 50mm planed framing, using high grade Scandinavian Redwood.

Classic DoorDoors - Our Classic Shed doors are ledged and braced, and are hung with 3 @ 300mm zinc plated T-hinges and secured with a pad bolt. A single door measures 760 x 1700mm opening, and a double door sets measures 1520 x 1700mm opening.

Door Frame - ex 50 x 75mm planed.

Windows - 610mm square set in a joinery made window frame fitted with 4mm toughened safety glass. You can opt to have no windows. In the 4 x 6, 5 x 7 and 6 x 6 you get 1 window. In the other sizes you can have 2 windows.

Classic Windows

Floor - ex 19 x 125mm tongue and groove floorboards set on ex 38 x 50mm tanalized planed floor joists.

Roof - ex 19 x 125mm tongue and groove matchboarding on ex 38 x 50mm planed framework covered with propane torched on heavy duty roofing felt.

Height - 1.70m to eave height.

Paint Options - Your building comes fully treated internally and externally with a light oak preservative as standard, which protects the timber against fungi and woodworm. Alternatively, you can opt for a painted micro-porous finish for extra colour and protection with our Classic paint range colours (Mint, Moss, or Stone).

Our experienced and professional fitting team deliver and install all our buildings to anywhere on the UK mainland free of charge.

As our business is very much dependant on our reputation in providing an excellent product and service, our customer care is exceedingly important to us and you will find that we very much pride ourselves on this. From the design stage, right through to installation, providing the best possible service is our number one priority.

Each building we make is designed and built to order, which means that we can make the building in such a way that it will fit through restricted access areas and be installed exactly where the building is required; however, if you have any concerns about the access to your garden, please contact us and we will be able to advise you.

Please also note that our installation team requires a flat, solid and level base to install your building on. If you have any questions about this at all, we will be more than happy to help if you call us on 01760 444229.

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