Traditional Apex Sheds

Platinum Traditional Garden Sheds - Display Site - Free Fitting

Platinum Traditional Garden Sheds - Display Site - Free Fitting

Traditional Garden Sheds
  • Fully Pressure Treated as Standard
  • Apex, Gable Roof Style. Possibly Pent if Required
  • Redwood timber (not cheaper whitewood)
  • Heavy Solid Joinery Door with handle & key
  • Lined Internally with Vapour Barrier-Membrane
  • Superb Georgian Windows Inc Opening Window
  • 23mm to 6mm Rebated Overlap Weatherboard
  • T& Roof Covered in Heavy Onduline Roofing
  • Vent in Soffits to Aid Ventilation Throughout
  • Bespoke Garden Shed Designs - No Problems
  • FREE Fitting of Traditional Heavy Duty Sheds
  • 15 Years Design Life on Cladding and Roof
  • FREE Toughened Glass Shed Windows
  • 47 x 38mm (2x1in) Sturdy Vertical framing
  • Diagonal Bracing for Extra Sturdiness
  • 1.78m (70in) Min Inside Eaves Height
  • Proud to Display Garden Workshops for Viewing





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Because You Want the Best for Your Garden Read The Following Information

Because You Want the Best for Your Garden Read The Following Information

Strong Wooden Garden Workshops for Your Home

The Platinum Traditional tradtional shed is designed around hand crafted, traditional tried and tested methods as well as the method of construction. However, these great qualities have been built upon for the 21st century. The addition of vents in the soffits of the roof aids ventilation in the building and the diagonal bracing added means these super strong buildings can withstand everything the weather can throw at it. Add in the superb Onduline roof, with its expected life against leaking for 15 years (yes 15 years), built on top of a superb T&G boarded roof on raised batons ensures the very environment for this traditional shed.

Built In Quality Your Grandfather Would Recognise

Our grandparents knew the meaning of something being made 'right' and took great delight in owning a traditional shed they could be proud of with these type of qualities. The Traditional Garden Workshop would be one they would enthuse about and would reflect the very high standards they would expect. With all the features these garden building offer would ensure this would be the building they would choose. The traditional weatherboard will look great in any garden and the sheer style of these buildings will shine out. Clearly these heavy duty sheds are built to 'look the part' but also to reflect the great qualities of Great Britain. Surely a great choice for your garden.

Do Some Research Before Buying a Garden Shed or Workshop

With the large amount of web sites selling garden shed on the internet you will find it's easy to be dazzled by a flashy website or glossy brochure. The price is often the first thing people think about but the cheapest shed is very rarely the best value. To be able to offer a shed at silly prices then major compromises are made in the quality of material used and the build construction. Often cheap chipboard or similar 'sheet material' is used for the floor and roof and are often delivered for you to make up. Again the timber used will make a great difference to the life of your shed. Be very aware and ask plenty of questions to ensure you know what you are getting. Whilst our garden buildings are more expensive you will find they represent far better value as they will stand the test of time protecting your possessions in the process.

How to Choose a Heavy Duty Shed Company?

With the great number of outlets selling garden workshops as well as garden centres it can be hard to know who to deal with. A great idea is to look at previous customers feedback and you can see 1st Choice Garden Workshops feedback on the Feefo independent site which should give you a good idea about them and their products which are all made from sustainable timber sources. You will see honest assessments of our products and even pointed out some areas which could be improved. This is great for us as this enables us to make any adjustments as required to make our buildings even better.

Quality Designed In As Standard for Today's Environmental Life

You will soon realise that the cheap materials used on the 'bargain bucket' sheds won't last very long. This is why your new garden workshop should be built from top quality timber on a sturdy frame strengthened with corner diagonal bracing. With the superb pressure treated timber cladding, with it's 15 years expected life against rotting, you can be sure these building are the 'bees knees'. Further enhanced, as standard, with a great vapour barrier - membrane your possessions are well protected from the elements. Whatever garden shed or workshop you buy do not buy one which uses chipboard, wafer board, sterling board or OSB board (often described as sheet materials to disguise what you are getting) as these very deteriorate very quickly when these boards get wet. Also try to buy a garden workshop made from redwood deal and not the less resilient, cheap whitewood which often ends up with loads of tiny knot holes falling out. Finally ensure that the garden shed manufacturer follows the correct procedures to minimise the impact on the environment.

Solid Timber Throughout on These Traditional Sheds

To save money most cheap garden shed companies try to save money by using OSB board etc on their garden sheds but it's important that 'proper' timber is used throughout. On these Platinum Traditional apex and pent garden workshops you will enjoy the benefits of a solid weatherboarding backed up with an internal membrane This is vitally important as there are two of the areas, besides the roof, most at risk on a shed. With the superb Onduline roofing built on top of a T&G roof you can rest easy knowing your new building is made to the best standards and will withstand our wonderful British weather.

FREE Installation is Included - Saving you Precious Time for more Interesting Pursuits.

As part of these buildings you will enjoy having your new garden workshop built free of charge. This ensures that it will be built correctly and will protect your warranty on it. This will give you more time to enjoy your garden and home which can be spent doing other enjoyable activities. Many garden shed companies claim it's a doddle to build a shed but you are having to move and handle heavy panels, certainly on the decent buildings, so why take the risk. You will be sure your new garden workshop is built correctly and will stand the test of time. Peace of mind as standard - how good is that?.

Platinum Traditional Sheds on View near Guildford

You will find that the majority of web sites selling heavy duty sheds on the web won't give you any chance of viewing their products which can be a little worrying. Whilst there are many very good garden workshops on the web you will find that the best way is take a look for your self and see the building 'in the flesh'. By doing so you can be sure that you are making the correct decision before spending your hard earned cash. We have two show sites and on our Sutton Green garden workshop site, between Woking and Guildford in Surrey, you can see these traditional sheds for your self. This ensures that you can make an informed choice so that you know when it turns up to your home you can be sure of the quality of the building. Far better than buying with your fingers crossed.

Diamond Storage Solutions from Forward Thinking Company

These Platinum heavy duty sheds are made by a progressive and forward thinking company. Behind their beliefs is their interest in environmental issues. They are FSC registered and use fully pressure treated timber on all the floor, framing and cladding on all these products. They also ensure all the timber used on their garden shed are FSC and, or, PEFC registered.

Platinum Tradtional Apex Sheds Specifications

Platinum Tradtional Apex Sheds Specifications

Sizes:All garden workshops are available in any 6ft or 8ft wide size in any lengths in Apex and Pent styles.
Cladding:Available in rebated - overlap weatherboard cladding - 23mm - 6mm thickness. (Redwood deal not the cheaper whitewood). Pressure treated. Coach screwed construction. Lined with quality vapour barrier and membrane for further weather integrity.
Vertical Framing:47 x 38mm (2" x 1" nominal) as standard. Effectively thicker in corners when erected (about 70 x 45mm.
Style:Apex and six Pent models plus others designs available to suit your needs.
Roofs:16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G timber. Timber batons run along the roof allowing the Onduline roofing to sit on top. The airflow under the Onduline is great for keeping the roof dry. 15 years expected life without leaking. NO chipboard, plywood, OSB, sterling board or sheet materials as these are unsuitable for outdoor use.
Ventilation:All garden workshops have vents in the soffits (the underside of the roof eaves) and this allows air to circulate within the building.
Floors:Extra thick 19mm (15mm finished thickness) pressure treated T&G boards set on 47 x 47mm (2x2 nominal) pressure impregnated joists for long life. NO chipboard, plywood, OSB or sterling board as these are unsuitable for outdoor use.
Windows:Georgian windows of which one will open as standard. Toughened glass bedded in clear silicone. Not cheap horticultural, plastic or perspex. Georgian joinery windows as standard.
Doors:High quality heavy duty joinery hung on black butt hinges and fitted with a mortice lock for security. Black antique handle as standard. Garden Workshop door can be hung on left or right hand side (if specified at time of ordering). Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft on all models. Beware of doors with NO bracing.
Corner Strips:Corner strips for extra protection to the end grain of the timber and for a smarter finish.
Height Apex:Internal eaves height 192cm (76in) eaves on all buildings. Ridge height is 2.29m (90in) on sheds up to 6ft (1.8m) wide or 2.33m (92in) on 8ft (2.4m) buildings. Option for extra height if required. Crucially all standard height buildings are less than 2.5m complying with permitted development rights.
Treatment:All timber garden workshops are fully pressure treated against rot and for long life. 15 years expected life against rot. /td>
Nails:These are all rust resistant to ensure long lasting good appearance to your workshop. NO staples are used as these are not suitable for a quality building.
Fitting:All our garden workshops and timber buildings are erected FREE of charge, provided you provide a solid level concrete or paving slab base or timber decked area, or possibly could be built on your timber bearers. Optionally, we have an option for building a timber raft for you. This garden sheds is secured using coach screws for ease of taking it down again if you decide to move.
Delivery:There is no charge for delivery within Platinum standard delivery area but they can be delivered in most of England or Wales, outside of the free delivery area, for a surcharge.
Alterations:Any size garden shed or timber building made with extra doors, windows or partitions. If not sure please contact us for your personal quote
Optional Extras:Double or wider doors, georgian doors, extra windows, georgian windows, extra height, partitions, laminated - wired glass etc - please ask.
Sizes:Unless specified as finished size then sizes quoted are before machining which reduces the size quoted by about 3mm. BEWARE. Many garden shed manufacturers quote BEFORE machining sizes making them APPEAR larger - don't be fooled.
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Customer Feedback

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As garden sheds and summerhouses floors are very important to the life of your new building you need to be very careful in your choice of garden sheds manufacturers. Besides the type of materials used, many of which are NOT suitable for outdoor use, you need to consider various other things to ensure your new garden shed will stand the test of time.

An important question to ask is - how thick is the floor. The very minimum size you should accept is 16mm (12mm finished thickness). This size will create a strong floor if made from proper timber, however, beware of garden shed companies offering shed floors only 10mm thick (this is 3/8's of an inch) which is smaller than a standard pencil. Just take a pencil and see how easy it breaks. This will prove to you how foolhardy it is to use boards this thin - Continue reading -- Delivery of metal sheds and steel buildings throughout the UK, England, Wales, Scotland


Feefo Independent Feedback & Reviews

  • PLAT-TRAD-10X6 - From start to finish, we were delighted with the service. The garden shed was fitted perfectly and on time.
  • PLAT-TRAD-8X6 - Service was excellent. Seems good. Only time will tell.
  • PLAT-TRAD-8X6 - Very pleased with delivery and product all round excellent service. Very good product.

Garden Buildings, Heavy Duty Workshops, Concrete Garages, Industrial Building on Display at Guildford Show Site

Garden Stores, Heavy Duty Workshops, Summerhouses from the 1st Choice. All INCLUDE Free Assembly


Woking Garden Buildings Display Site Sutton Green Garden Centre,
Whitmoor Lane, Sutton Green,
Woking near Guildford, Surrey. UK. GU4 7QA

Phone (01483) 237550
Our display site is normally manned and open for viewing 9.00am to 5.00pm every day
The garden centre is visible from A320 main road between Woking and Guildford.

Currently on display at Sutton Green: are Platinum, Humber, & Diamond Timber Sheds; SafeStore
Trimetals, StoreChoice & GrandChoice Metal Sheds; Lidget Concrete Garages & Secure storage concrete sheds. Please see this page for a full list.


Phone (01932) 880864 or (0333) 800 8880 - Fax (0333) 8008810
(0333) numbers are charged as LOCAL Rate on both mobiles and landlines - saving you money.

Email to all@leisurebuildings.com
1st Choice Leisure Buildings Established in 1979 for All Garden Buildings. Sheds, Workshops, Log Cabins on Display for viewing near Guildford, Surrey.