How much do these studio buildings cost
projects/products range from £5000 to £60,000 depending on
specification. We show four typical examples here but remember
all sites and installations are different in some respect. In
all cases we provide and agree a detailed breakdown of costs
and specifications for each project prior to any work
starting. For VAT
registered businesses we include a VAT breakdown. The best way
to understand this is to think in £ per sq metre for the
complete project. Accommodation capable buildings cannot be
built for less than £1200 per sq metre. A suitable garden
office could cost as low as £800 per sq metre.
Office space in
your garden of 12 square metres
Skylights are available as extras
- better fitted at
the time of build
capable building of 25 square metres
A feature octagonal
summerhouse 3.5m wide
A multi room office
building of 40 sq metres
Q: Do you offer a guarantee?
A: We give a five-year guarantee on both materials and workmanship.
guarantees on fittings are not precluded by this and may be
more years in some cases.
Q: Are these buildings well insulated?
A: We recommend to you a choice of insulation systems.
It is very important to provide insulation in the roof. Heat
rises and the roof must be capable of stopping heat loss.
Double-glazing with draught seals is essential for all our
office and accommodation buildings.
Our roof insulation system is (warm roof construction) as
Will I need planning permission and what about building
A: It is unusual for planning permissions to be
necessary; most of our buildings are within permitted
development rights - see planning page
You should consult us about this as we are dealing with this
question every day and all sites are different. In any case
you should tell your neighbours about the project.
A good idea is to read our detailed paper on this "the planning
guidelines here">> Do I need planning
permission.htm this is our most visited page please give it some time!
Planning and building regulations are separate issues. We are dealing with this question daily and all sites are
different so talk to us or email
email@example.com if you have any concerns. We are fully
aware of both safety and environmental issues within the
Q: What foundations are required?
building is designed and installed to be permanent therefore a
flat, stable and strong base is vital.
We recommend a solution for your site based on accessibility
this is concrete and sometimes a timber base on pillars
or jacks. All sites are different. In all cases we give
consideration to the surrounding area of the garden and
the additional cost of landscaping around the base and
splash-back from rainfall.
It is vital to get the right design to protect against
water ingress and safeguard the life of the
building (everything we build is intended to be
Q: Can I have plumbing installed?
A: Yes plumbing and drainage
are parts of the project we advise on. There is always a way to achieve a
We have our own
sewage solution for situations where is is costly to reach the
Q: How soon after order will delivery and installation take
lead times vary from 4 weeks to 4 months depending on
the time of year. Before we accept your order we always
give a time window for project start. When your date is
confirmed we turn up on time and never leave the project
until it is complete to your satisfaction.
Q: Do you have a show-site where I can look at the
A: We have
moved our show-site from The Grosvenor Grden Centre. In
the mean time contact Noella to arrange meetings or building
We have completed client projects all over the UK and
many of our clients have agreed to show their building to prospective
clients. We do not publish details of where these sites are and arrange
visits individually with the client as appropriate.
arranges this usually at an advanced stage of
Q: Who are your installers?
This is important as in all building projects
things can go wrong.
We can use
We consult with you and keep you
informed of progress.
We update you on our. Expected
start as close to the agreed
day as possible.
We clear all rubbish from site on
agree with you the cost of any extras you require.
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can email enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
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