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Garden rooms that add value to the house

Both of these projects required Building Control sign off, as they have been inspected and signed off by Building Control, the clients will be able to include them in their property valuation this increases the value and marketability of the property.

April 2, 2014 Continue Reading

Solar Powered Tiny House

It is exciting watching the development of the Tiny House UK range, hot on the heels of their kit range of Tiny Houses being tested in the Daily Mail, the team behind the range have just completed the first ‘off grid’ model.

March 29, 2014 Continue Reading

Garden room with eco toilet

We are seeing a growing trend for garden rooms with toilet facilities, but sometimes the cost of connecting the plumbing to the mains sewerage is prohibitive. There is another solution a eco toilet!

March 28, 2014 Continue Reading

Headroom in a 2.5m high garden room

Garden rooms with an overall height of less than 2.5m are very popular because they are Planning Permission friendly. One of the most common questions we are asked is how much headroom there is in such buildings.

March 6, 2014 Continue Reading

A garden studio 2 years on

We feature lots of pictures of brand new garden rooms, but what do they look like as they age?

Sanctum Garden Studios have sent through details of this garden studio they installed in Preston 2 years ago.

February 28, 2014 Continue Reading

Extensions, granny annexes and garden rooms

These images of recent commissions show the versatility of the SIPS Garden Rooms design and building system, with projects ranging from a house extension, to a granny annexe and a number of garden rooms.

February 21, 2014 Continue Reading

Daily Mail builds a flat pack Tiny House

Daily Mail journalist Tom Rawstorne set himself the task of building his own flat pack house in just a week. The article follows his day by day progress from installing the framework to spending his first night in the cabin.

January 30, 2014 Continue Reading

Self Build Garden Room Guide

Fancy actually designing and building a garden room or office yourself? We have created a guide to self build kit options, and how to design a garden room like a pro!

January 4, 2014 Continue Reading

Amazing Spaces Case Study

A detailed case study of the studio build by Swift Garden Rooms which will appear on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces 21 November 2013 at 8pm

November 20, 2013 Continue Reading