Garden Office News & Examples

The latest garden office news and examples of recent builds

Disguising a sloping site

It is actually very rare for the site where a garden office is being built, to be perfectly level. Excavation works can be carried out to level a site before building work starts, but this is both time consuming and expensive. Luckily, thanks to the modern foundation systems that garden office designers use, most sloping…
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Run your hairdressing business from a garden office

Over the years we have heard a lot about hairdressers working from home by cutting clients hair in their kitchens, some have created dedicated salons in their dining room or converted their garage, but the new trend is to create a purpose built salon in the garden. Garden office buildings can make great hairdressers salons…
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Mix and match the cladding on your garden office

Garden Spaces offer several different exterior finishes for their garden office buildings from practical Thermowood to a new impregnated Siberian Larch, and coloured polymer renders that create a sharp finish. Garden Spaces also now offer the option of mixing and matching types of cladding on a garden office building. This 5m x 4.2m office which is being…
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Pilates studio in the garden

Hot on the heels of our article about a luxury studio for a yoga business, this garden office building is being used by a pilates teacher for their classes. This bespoke pilates studio was designed and built by Building With Boxes. The client wanted to create a light and airy studio from where to conduct…
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Cedar Garden Office

Rather appropriately this Cedar garden office has recently been built in Cedar Road! This office building is a good example of the Cedar clad buildings designed and built by Crusoe Garden Rooms. Crusoe Garden Rooms offer ten different Cedar garden office designs plus a bespoke design service, so they have a building for every size…
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See garden offices at the Ideal Home Show

The annual Ideal Home Show is taking place at Olympia London between 29 March and 9 April 2017. Garden office designers Harrison James will be exhibiting a garden office/living room building at the show, you will find them on stand G710. If you would like discounted tickets for the Ideal Home Show, follow the link…
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Luxury studio for yoga business

Over the last couple of years, we have seen a boost in the numbers of yoga teachers buying a garden office type building to run their classes from. A studio in the garden makes good sense for yoga teachers looking to grow their business. A custom designed building in the garden has a huge edge…
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Unobtrusive garden office

Harrison James has recently created this 3m x 5m garden office which sits unobtrusively in its surroundings. By creating a deep building like this, rather than a wide building running across the width of the garden, Harrison James has cleverly been able to maintain the garden around the office building and site it within established…
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Contemporary grey larch cladding for garden offices

Westen Red Cedar has been the most popular choice for garden office cladding for the last decade or so. People love its natural reddish brown colour and the fact that it will last for 25 years or so with little maintenance. The thing with Cedar though is that it will, left unprotected, weather to a…
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Garden offices Channel Islands

We were recently asked by a reader if it is possible to ship a garden office from the mainland UK to the Channel Islands, the answer is a definite yes, but not all suppliers offer this service. Because of the modular nature of garden office design, it is perfectly possible for your chosen supplier to pack…
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A clear design brief when buying a garden office

It is a wise idea to have a clear design brief when buying a garden office. You don’t have to go to the lengths of a formal document, but it is a wise idea to jot down some pointers so when you are discussing your options with garden office designers you don’t forget anything key. It…
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Warwick Garden Offices Feedback

It is always good to hear how people are still enjoying their garden office building a several years after buying it. We were, therefore, pleased to see this series of tweets about a Warwick Garden Office purchased seven years ago: @GregJRutherford Got my office from @WarwickBuilding seven years ago and cannot fault. Great design and construction…
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