Technical Specs

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Planning and Building Regulations

OK so you’re going for it, a garden office, who do you need to get permissions from?  Good news, you don’t need any planning permission, as the pods are below the required 2.5 metres in height.

Building regulations may apply in very rare and specific situations but we can offer advice if you have any worries.

Does this Garden Office need Treating?

This Garden Office is pressure treated so will not need retreating against fungal decay and insect infestation for up to 10 years.  However, we do recommend treating with water repellent for timber maintenance.

Water Repellent Treatment

We’ll help you design and decorate your new office, but we recommend you use an appropriate water repellent treatment.  This really helps minimise the amount of moisture that the timber can absorb, thus minimising the risk of any major movement.


Keeping your timber building ventilated is no less important than keeping your house well ventilated.

Regular Seasonal Maintenance

Your product is a life improving investment, so it’s only right to give it some love and care from time to time.  Make sure that it’s properly treated before the rainy months, and you make adjustments to doors and window frames, when needed.