Platinum Southampton Pent 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 workshops. 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 mono-pitch roof garden-workshop 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 Pent model.
The most important is ensuring the right quality of materials are used and that it’s built correctly. 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 than most other. Also available in 20mm Loglap cladding OR 23mm to 6mm Rebated & Lined Weatherboard on these pent sectional buildings. All timber is Tongue and Grooved (T&G) Redwood deal not cheap inferior whitewood. Tanalised pressure treated as standard with 15 year minimum expected life against rotting. Screwed together construction.|
|Framing:||Standard Timber framework size is 70 x 33mm thick (3″ x 1½” nominal) 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. Fully pressure treated.|
|Designs:||These Platinum Southampton Pent garden buildings are made with a pent or mono-pitch roof. Sometimes known as a flat roof, lean-to roof or single sloped roof. If you require a apex roof (gable slope) then take a look on this page.|
|Roofs:||The Platinum Southampton Pent roofed buildings are constructed from solid 16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G timber and then covered with the superb Onduline roofing sheets. 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 in the soffits in the underside of the roof to allow for free flow of air. Option for felt roof, if you choose.|
|Floors:||As standard there is an extra strong heavy duty floor 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:||The windows are made from toughened 3mm clear as standard. (Not cheap scratchable plastic or perspex). The windows on these Southampton Pent buildings include at least one opening window. These windows are 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:||To add to the attention to detail the Platinum Southampton pent comes complete with ‘Wrap Around’ corner strips. This gives extra protection to the end grain of the timber and ensures a smarter finish. Just one of the small features which go into these garden storage buildings but shows that a lot of thought has gone into these superb buildings.|
|Height:||Internal lower wall is a generous 1.95m (77in) eaves on all Sectional Buildings. Normal Higher wall height is normally 2.2m (85 inches) and is less than 2.5m externally if you have planning issues. Please check before ordering if heights are crucial. (Internal heights quoted NOT external which most firms quote)|
|Treatment:||Tanalised pressure treatment is standard on these sectional buildings for long life. 15 years minimum design life 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 rust resistant to ensure long lasting good appearance. NO staples are used as these are not suitable for a quality heavy duty building.|
|Insulation:||Lining and insulation option enables all year round use. Cooler in Summer. Warmer in Winter.|
|Assembly:||All our pent sectional garden buildings come with FREE fitting in green delivery areas. You need to provide a solid level concrete or paving slab base or timber decked area, or maybe it could be built on your timber bearers for the building to go onto. 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:||Included in these options are double or wider doors, extra windows, extra height, lining and insulation, partitions, gutters and downpipes, shelves, work benches, window bars etc – please ask.|
|Delivery:||Free delivery to most of England mainland. Outside of this free delivery area it is often possible to deliver and erect these for a small surcharge.|
|Specials:||Any size or design of pent sectional timber 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:||You can view these superb pent buildings before buying and can inspect at first hand the high quality of the materials used and the construction methods. Show site near Guildford and Farnham in Surrey. Please check which models are on site before visiting to avoid disappointment.|
|Support UK:||These Platinum buildings are made in the UK by experienced craftsmen. Back our British workers.|
|Sizes:||Unless specified as finished size then sizes quoted are before machining which reduces the size quoted by about 3mm. BEWARE. Many manufacturers quote BEFORE machining sizes making them APPEAR larger – don’t be fooled.|
Model PPA is a pent unit which has the door on the short pent end and the windows on the left hand side as you go in the shed. This left hand side is the HIGH side the shed. The number of windows varies according to the size of the building
Model PPB is a pent building where the door and windows are both on the same HIGH side of the shed. The door is set to the RIGHT and the window to the LEFT. There are no door or windows on the pent end. The size of the shed will determine how many windows there will be.
The Model PPC have both the doors and windows on the HIGH side of the building. The windows are set to the RIGHT with the door alongside to the LEFT. The pent end of the shed is all timber. The number of shed window varies according to the size of the building.
Model PPD is a pent style building. This has the door on the PENT end of the building. The window is on the RIGHT hand HIGH side of the shed as you go in the door. The amount of shed window varies according to the size of the unit.
This PPE building has the door on the short PENT end of the building and the window on the LEFT LOW side of the unit. The number of windows varies depending on the size of the shed.
This Model PPF also have the windows on the LOW side as you go in the garden shed. As you go in the door, which goes on the short PENT end, the windows will be on the RIGHT hand LOW side of the building.