Creating a home office is the most popular use for a garden room. We have written about lots of garden offices over the years, and have curated this page of articles to point you in the direction of some of the more interesting examples. For more information about buying a garden office, check out our sister site the Garden Office Guide.
Opting for a cheaper garden office doesn’t always pay off
Many people are looking for the cheapest garden office they can find, but it doesn’t always pay off. You end up having to compromise on the service and reliability of the supplier.
From bomb shelter to garden office
Where once stood a WWII bomb shelter, a fully insulated garden office with secret storage room, by eDEN Garden Rooms now sits. The bomb shelter was only discovered once work on-site started, but the eDEN team project managed a swift solution so work could continue.
Outdoor office with shower room
This outdoor office with shower room has been designed for business use. Swift worked closely with their client to create a professional space for welcoming clients, complete with coffee bar.
Garden office workshop
One 10m x 3m building divided into three rooms creating a garden office, workshop and storage shed by Nordic Rooms.
Narrow garden office with shed
eDEN Garden Rooms created this narrow garden office with storage shed which at its deepest is just 2.5m.
Garden office with composite cladding
Miniature Manors have created a garden office that will need little maintenance to stay looking like new thanks to the use of composite wood cladding. The stone grey boards look great mixed with darker grey uPVC doors and windows.
Garden office designed for IT business
This 3m x 3.6m contemporary garden office has been designed around the needs of an IT specialist. The electrical spec includes USB charging points and data cabling for a reliable internet connection.
K-Render mixed with Red Grandis cladding
Mixing white K-Render with Red Grandis cladding, Hargraves Garden Rooms have created a striking exterior to this garden office. The combination of materials will require little maintenance to stay looking good.
Garden office with desk height windows
You get to choose the configuration of doors and windows on the Linea Range by Garden Affairs. In this case, the customer chose to mix a single door with desk height windows.
Temporary site office
Building a house or undertaking a large renovation project, you’re going to need a site office. Some garden office designs lend themselves to being temporary site offices and are a great alternative to a Portakabin. Being fully insulated and pre-wired, they offer a warm, secure workspace.
Flexible Sanctum Garden Studios
Even when buying a small, modest priced garden office, you want a good service. Having contacted several companies, a recent buyer found Sanctum Garden Studios to be flexible and helpful throughout the planning and building process.
Garden office enables remote working
Garden offices are a great solution for remote workers. Offering the flexibility of working from home, but detached from the distractions of the main house. Green Studios designed and built this high-spec garden office which has been designed so it can be used after work too.
Your trusty contractors can help build your garden room
Do you have a trusty plumber or ground worker that you would like to work on your garden room build? Well, no problem, the eDEN Garden Rooms team are happy to work alongside them. If on the other hand, you’d like to work with just one company from start to finish eDEN can handle this for you.
Garden office with hidden storage areas
The beauty of working with a bespoke designer is that a one-off building can be created to cater for your specific needs. In this case, a garden office with shower room and inside and outside hidden storage areas.
2m deep garden office
This small garden office by Garden Affairs in 2.8m wide by 2m deep. Although a modest size, there is room for a desk, comfy chair and space to move around freely.
Office for a long thin garden
Many a suburban garden is long and thin, but this need not stop you having a garden office. Swift Garden Rooms designed and built this 3 meters wide home office which fills the end of this London garden, making use of every inch of space and actually making the garden look wider.
Short term garden office solution
If you have a short team need for a garden office, there is the option to rent one. With a modest installation and delivery fee, you then pay a weekly rent. When you no longer need the office you return it to Booths Garden Studios.
Treatment room with wc and storage
For therapists looking to create a quiet, private space to see their clients, a garden room is proving to be the perfect solution. Nordic Wood was asked to design and build a room for a counsellor to see her clients at home, using materials sourced from Scandinavia.
3m x 2.4m garden office for less than £10k
If you are looking to buy a 3m x 2.4m garden office, we suggest you look at the Hampton Range by Sanctum Garden Studios. As you can buy it, have it delivered and installed for less than £10,000.
Larch clad garden office with green roof
Since it’s launch last year the Linea Range by Garden Affairs has become a very popular option with those looking to create a home office. This 4.5m x 2.5m example mixes Larch cladding with blue doors and a green roof system.
Triangular home office and Pilates studio
This triangular garden room has been designed as a home office and Pilates studio. It takes skill and expertise to build a room this shape, but the eDEN Garden Rooms team relished the challenge!
A garden room to both work & relax in
This 4.6m x 3.8m building by Executive Garden Rooms has been designed as a place to work and spend time relaxing. It has been designed to sit in the corner of the garden with lots of glazing to create a great inside/outside connection.
Compact L-shaped garden office
Garden Spaces created a compact L-shaped showroom for Marshalls at the Chelsea Flower Show. We can see this clever design could be replicated to create a small garden office.
Ultra Extro the perfect garden room for a shallow plot
The Ultra Extro garden room is the perfect fit for a shallow plot across the end of your garden. The Extro model sits on a footprint of 14ft 6 ins by 10ft 6 ins. So, the long narrow building is not lacking in space. Starting at £15,342 with a 3 day build time, it ticks a lot of boxes.
Made to measure jewellery studio
It seems fitting that a jeweller who specialises in personalised jewellery should commission a made to measure garden studio in which to work. My Eco Space created a contemporary 6m x 4m thermally & acoustically insulated studio with w.c., with great views of the garden.
Garden room for long, narrow gardens
If you have a long and narrow garden, you are not limited to a small garden room. This project by Contemporary Garden Rooms proves the point perfectly. They have created a room that is just 3m wide but 4.7m deep.
Cedar clad homework room
Garden offices are not just spaces for we adults to work, they can make great spaces for children to do their homework, free from distraction. This recent project by Dore Garden Offices has been designed as a homework room for two children.
L-shaped office fits along the side of the house
Bespoke design came into own on this garden office project. eDEN Garden Rooms was commissioned to design a building along the side of their client’s house. eDEN’s client wanted to utilise the space to the side of their house to create a home office, and a storage shed.
Rent a garden office
Not all buyers are aware that you can rent a garden office. Booths Garden Studios offer rentable options on their popular QCB range of buildings. With an upfront cost of around £1,000 and weekly payments, it is an appealing way to own a garden office.
Larch garden studios with store
Dore Garden Offices were commissioned to create a contemporary garden studio for an architect. It always interests us to see studios being used as architect offices. It is interesting to see their choice of materials and the configuration of doors and windows.
Garden room with seamed metal roof
Garden2Office is one of the few garden room companies who offer a seamed metal roof on their pitched roof buildings. They specialise in Swedish garden rooms and their Malmo range which is a contemporary barn style building, features this durable and attractive finish.
Garden hair salon
A successful hairdressing couple from Cheshire, approached the Swift Garden Rooms team to create another salon in their garden. They wanted to create a modern space that could house two more cutting stations, in their garden.
Garden Room Masters
An introduction to the work of Garden Room Masters and a look at one of their affordable bespoke designs. A multi-use garden room combining a home office, bike workshop and garden storage under one roof.
Save money on rent by setting up a hair salon in the garden
Garden rooms are a popular option for hairdressers wanting to create a salon at home. This hairdresser swapped a High Street rent of £800 for a salon in her garden. Her new salon will pay for itself in just a couple of years.
Quirky bespoke size garden studio
In many cases, a garden studio needs to be a bespoke size to maximise the space available. Sanctum Garden Studios created this quirky 3m x 4.65m studio so that it could fit snuggly within the three boundaries.
Learn more about Henley Offices
Henley Offices is one of the longest established garden office companies, having launched their first design back in 2001. We recently caught up with John Norman the MD of Henley Offices to ask him some questions about the Henley range of buildings.
Garden office shaped to fit unusual plot
In an ideal world, all plots where a garden office is to be built would have the boundaries at right angles. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Step forward bespoke designers, who have a toolbox of techniques to overcome unusually shaped plots.
Smart beauty studio in the garden
Garden rooms lend themselves to be premises for home based business. All sorts of enterprises are being run from the end of the garden, one of the most common uses being a beauty therapy studio.
Pretty garden office meets planning brief
This garden office was built in a tough planning area. The Timeless Garden Rooms team worked closely with the Local Authority and the customer to design a traditional style garden office that fitted the bill.
Bespoke garden office designed & built in 4 weeks
This bespoke garden office by My Eco Space was designed and ready to use in just 4 weeks.
Explore a garden office that costs £8 per month to run
My Eco Space’s new garden office show building is designed to be eco-friendly and at £8 per month to run it is cost effective in the long term too.
Work from home in a garden office
Wanting to create a dedicated home office, Green Studios made Steve’s initial sketches for his garden office become reality.
Garden office designed so that another room can be added
This garden office has been cleverly designed so that a bedroom & en-suite can be added in a few months, creating an L-shaped building.
Miniature Manors garden office a year on
Last year we explored a pitched roof garden office by the team at Miniature Manors. We were therefore delighted to see photos of the building one year on, pop up in our inbox.
Unusual use for a garden room – floatation pod
Garden rooms are versatile buildings with many possible uses but this is a new one on us. The garden room houses a floatation pod!
Garden room from concrete base to clean-up
GRL – Garden Room Living handles the whole project for their customers, including the installation of the base right through to the final site cleanup.
Large garden room with toilet and storage
This large garden room by INSITU Garden Offices incorporates a good sized storage room and a toilet with 200-litre pumping station.
The complete garden office pod
How about buying a distinctive curved garden office pod by Garden Hideouts with the option of adding a furniture package too.
Split your work time between the city and a garden office
A garden office is a great solution for people looking to split their work life between the City and home. This bespoke design by Swift Garden Rooms is a striking example.