Platinum Southampton Apex Buildings
These buildings need to be seen to see how good they are.Beauty is in the ‘eye of the beholder’ and this is certainly true with wooden buildings. However, there’s no substitute for viewing these buildings ‘in the flesh’ so you can see the attention to detail given to these buildings.
Add in the free installation of these buildings saving you time and money and you will see what amazing value they are. Take a look at our feedback from previous customers.
Don’t Buy On Price Alone
When choosing a new workshop for your garden you need to check out thoroughly the specifications of it. Examine the very high specifications below to ensure any prospective purchase meets the very high standards of the Platinum Southampton apex.
By doing so you will see that these buildings are unbeatable for quality. They are more expensive than a ‘run of the mill’ building but no corners are cut when making it. NEVER made ‘down to a price’. You MAY save some money but will you get what you really want?
Types and Styles of Garden Shed and Choosing the Right One
Specifications Of Southampton Apex
|Cladding:||Normally clad in T&G Shiplap, with standard thickness being 19mm nominal (15mm finished size) which is thicker tham most other. Also available in 20mm T&G Loglap cladding or 23mm to 6mm Rebated & Lined Weatherboard on these sectional buildings. All timber is Redwood deal not cheap inferior whitewood. Tanalised pressure treated as standard with 15 year minimum expected life against rotting. Screwed together construction.|
|Framework:||70 x 33mm thick (3″ x 1½” nominal) framework as standard on all buildings. Effectively thicker in corners when erected. All framework screwed together in corners, not just nailed together. Diagonal bracing in all corners for long term stability.|
|Designs:||These Platinum Southampton garden buildings are made with an apex or gable roof. Other names for this style of roof is ‘v’ shaped roof, pointed roof, ‘saddle back’, pitched roof or angled roof. If you require a pent roof (single slope) then take a look on this page.|
|Roofs:||These apex roofed buildings are made from solid 16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G timber and covered with the superb Onduline roofing sheets. Add in the 15 years expected life against leaking on the superb Onduline roof (no chipboard, sterling board, OSB board or sheet materials are used – as these are unsuitable for outdoor use.) Option for gutters and downpipes to conserve that precious water for your garden. Vents added to the underside of the roof to allow for free flow of air. Option for green mineral felt, if you choose.|
|Floors:||The standard extra strong heavy duty floor is made from 19mm (15mm finished size) T&G timber boards set on 50 x 45mm (2×2 nominal) pressure impregnated joists for long life.|
|Doors:||Fully Framed barn-like joinery-quality framed, ledged and braced 44mm thick heavy-duty double doors as standard. One pair of fully boarded doors hung on heavy duty stainless steel security butt hinges with the doors being made of hemlock and set in a framed design with heavy duty composite cill and complete with a long throw security bolt (no cost option to switch to a 5-lever mortice lock with lever handle.) Beware of doors with NO bracing.|
|Windows:||These superb windows are made from 3mm clear TOUGHENED glass bedded in clear silicone. (Not cheap scratchable plastic or perspex). All these Southampton apex units include at least one opening window, which is top-thin hung with 2 t-hinges and one casement stay. The number of windows varies according to the size of the building. Option for security windows or bars across the windows.|
|Corner Strips:||These Platinum Southampton apex buildings come complete with ‘Wrap Around’ corner strips for extra protection to the end grain of the timber and for a smarter finish. Just one of the small features which goes into these buildings but shows that a lot of thought has gone into these superb buildings.|
|Height:||Internal eaves height is a generous 1.95m (77in) eaves on all sectional buildings. Normal ridge height is from 2.2 up to 2.4m (94 inches) which is less than 2.5m if you have planning issues. Please check before ordering if heights are crucial. (Internal heights quoted NOT external which most firms quote)|
|Treatment:||All come complete with pressure treated tanalised timber as standard. 15 years minimum expected protection against rotting. Although the timber is protected against rotting it’s important that you apply a coat of waterproof treatment within 3 months of delivery to ensure the fullest life for your new building.|
|Nails:||All fittings and nails are all galvanised (rust resistant) to ensure long lasting good appearance. NO staples are used as these are not suitable for a quality heavy duty building.|
|Insulation:||Optional lining and insulation for all year round use. Cooler in Summer. Warmer in Winter.|
|Installation:||All our apex sectional garden buildings are erected FREE of charge in our green delivery area. All you need to do is to provide a solid level concrete or paving slab base or timber decked area, or maybe it could be built on your timber bearers. There is also an option for building a timber raft for you. Buildings are secured using screws for ease of taking them down again if you decide to move.|
|Optional Extras:||These include double or wider doors, extra windows, extra height, lining and insulation, partitions, work benches, shelves, gutters and downpipes etc – please ask.|
|Delivery:||Delivery is free in most of England mainland. Outside of this free delivery area it is often possible to deliver and erect for a small surcharge.|
|Specials:||Any size or design of apex building to suit and can be made with extra doors, windows or partitions. If not sure please contact us for your personal quote for your precise needs.|
|Viewing:||Option to view these superb buildings before buying so you can inspect at first hand the high quality of the materials used and the construction methods. Show site of garden buildings etc near Guildford in Surrey. Please check which gardne storage models are on site before visiting to avoid disappointment.|
|Support UK:||The Platinum Southampton Apex is made in the UK by experienced craftsmen. Back our British workers.|
This PAI Model has an APEX roof and with the door on the APEX end of the building. As you go in the door the windows will be on the LEFT hand side of the unit. The number of windows varies with the size of the building.
This PAJ APEX roofed building has the door on the APEX end of the building. As you go in the door of the building the windows will be on the RIGHT hand side of the unit. The number of shed windows varies with the size of the building.
This PAG garden building has the door and windows on the LOW side of the building with the door set to the RIGHT and the windows to the LEFT, also on the LOW side, as you look at it from outside. Nothing on the APEX ends. Bear in mind that as the door and windows are on the LOW side then the door may be lower than standard.
This PAH APEX roofed garden shed has the door and the windows both on the LOW side of the building. The door is set to the LEFT and the windows to the RIGHT. This is looking at the shed from outside of the building. The number of window varies according to the size of the shed. Don’t forget that as the door and windows are on the LOW side then the door may be lower than standard.
Provided the garden shed you would like is square or rectangular then it can be made to suit you. Door and windows in different positions – no problem – no windows – no problem – extra doors or windows – security windows just say the word.