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It’s hard to believe, but Shields Buildings has been trading since 1991! A wealth of experience has been built up over that time to provide buildings that truly stand the test of time.
Yes, you can download a full brochure, or specific sections with Price Guide from our website. If you would like a hard copy sent to you, just drop us an email with your address and we will get one in the post for you.
Yes! All our buildings are bespoke and made to order, so your wish is our command, as long as it fits in to the style of buildings that we offer you can have it.
Just give us call, or pop over to our display site. We’ll ask you lots of questions so we understand exactly what you want to achieve with your bespoke timber garden building or garage. As all our buildings are handmade to order, your building will be just the right size and specification to suit your requirements.
No! There is no charge, we want to make sure your site is suitable for the building of your dreams. We will make recommendations for any slight changes to the design or location of your building if necessary.
Just give us a call, pop over to the Display site, or fill out the Request a Custom Quote form on the Product Pages of our website.
Yes, our quotes come with CAD drawings so you can see exactly what your building will look like. They show the detail of where the doors and windows are, as well as full dimensions.
Absolutely, that is one of the reasons we do the drawings! We want to make sure that your building is exactly as you want it.
Generally under a week. It does depend on the type of building, but as our buildings are sectional, they are premade here at the farm and then constructed on site, minimising the amount of disruption to you.
Yes, in most cases a delivery only option is possible. Just ask when requesting your quote.
If you choose to have insulation and double glazing in your garden building then yes, it will be nice and cosy whatever the weather.
No, you can leave it to us. Just give us all the details and we will advise you.
All the timber we use is tanalised, to give a longer life and protect against rot. We also treat it with two coats of clear water proofer. We advise treating your building every few years with the same water proofer.
Yes, all the timber used is from renewable sources, being certified by either the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC).
The standard wall lining for insulated buildings is MDF. For a luxurious finish you can upgrade to a seamless ‘Neatmatch’ tongue and groove lining or pine tongue and groove lining. We also offer traditional pine tongue and groove boarding.
For workshops and garages we offer a superb beech faced hardwood ply lining. Insulation is also available in these buildings.
The timber cladding is pressure treated, slow growing northern European Redwood. This can be left as it is, or you can choose to have your building painted or stained.
For smaller buildings with a timber floor, such as sheds and studios, we construct a base of timber bearers on concrete blocks. This is suitable for most relatively level sites.
Yes, and also where they are positioned! Sheds and workshops have timber doors and windows. Insulated buildings have uPVC double glazed units that come in a variety of styles and colours.
The standard roofing material is plastisol steel coated sheets which come in a range of colours. Apex roof buildings can have a synthetic slate roof or cedar shingles.
An electrical pack is provided as standard in our insulated buildings and can be incorporated into other buildings, just ask for a quote.
We have a great range of buildings on show; including garages/carports, studios and offices, workshop and sheds, summerhouses and a combination building.
The display buildings give us the perfect opportunity to show our customers what is possible, give them ideas and inspiration and see the quality and craftmanship of our buildings.
The display site is open all day every day 7 days a week. There is usually someone here during office hours.
It is helpful to call in advance, just to make sure someone is free to see you, particularly if you would like to see someone at the weekend. Alternatively, you are welcome to browse at your leisure.
We deliver and install throughout the South West – Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. If you are further away, then it may be possible to take advantage of our delivery only service.
This is a common question. To find out more click here. We will gladly give you help and advice, and if needed prepare a Planning Application for you.