Bespoke Garages

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A bespoke timber garage is a valuable addition to any home

We all know how a garage can add versatility to your home. They will not only provide protection by keeping your car safe and secure, but give you the option for useful additional storage or workshop space.

A Shields Buildings timber garage is bespoke, hand made to order, so you can have whatever size and combination that suits you, be it single, double or triple. Your enclosed garage will have double wooden doors, or for ease of use and security, you may like to have a remote controlled electric roller door which comes in a choice of colours.

 Built around a substantial wooden framework, your timber garage is made to last and we work with you to provide the perfect solution for your space and needs. You can even have your garage insulated to keep your prize possession in the very best environment!

The timber

All the external  timber we use is northern European redwood, from sustainable and well managed sources. It is pressure treated, for two reasons - to protect against attack from wood boring beetles or termites and against fungal decay. The colour fades over time, but the chemicals carry on working to keep your building as good as new. Your bespoke timber garage will be given extra protection against the weather with two coats of water proofer, or if you prefer, painted in a wide range of colours giving a personal touch.

Roof  options

You have a range of roofing options to choose from – an apex roof with natural finishes of cedar shingles or slate, or long lasting plastisol steel sheeting in a range of colours to enhance your new building and blend in with your garden. If you plan to have solar panels on the roof, our team can work directly with your supplier to ensure the correct roof specifications are provided.

Do you need Planning Permission?

A question that we get asked regularly is ‘Do I need planning permission for my new timber building?’ Many garden buildings will not need permission, but you are always advised to check first, or give us a call if you need more help.

As this can often be a bit daunting we offer a Planning Application service to help you. Let our experienced team prepare and submit the application for you along with the detailed drawings and plans required.

Building Regulation Approval - Timber buildings over 30 square metres of internal floor area may require Building Regulation approval. Please ask for advice if you are considering a larger garage.

On show

Come and visit our display site here at North Tawton in Devon – it is open all day every day! We have a wide range of buildings on show based on a variety of designs and uses that have been chosen by our customers in the past. You are welcome to visit at any time and browse at your leisure. If you have a specific project in mind its helpful if you bring along some photos of your site.

If you have any questions or would like a no obligation quote, contact us today and we'll be happy to help - Tel: 01837 82442

Handmade in Devon, Shields Buildings are the proud suppliers of bespoke timber garages throughout Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. With a solid reputation for designing, crafting and installing high-quality products, together with efficiency and exceptional customer service we guarantee you won't be disappointed.

Benefits and Features of a Shields Buildings bespoke garage: 

  • All buildings come with a 5 year guarantee
  • Pressure treated timber to give lasting protection
  • Choice of roof materials and colours to blend with your house and garden
  • Garages have a minimum headroom of 2m
  • Secure heavy duty doors with bolts are provided
  • Rainwater goods are included
  • Roof lights are available
  • Planning permission advice and applications prepared
  • All our buildings are bespoke, so you can have the size that YOU want