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    I need a sulking shed....

    Mrs. Tech_Guy has had enough of what used to be the spare bedroom now crammed from floor to ceiling with an assortment of IT equipment and I'm being relegated to fending for myself outside somewhere - probably in the back garden.

    I did look at having the garage converted into an office / day room but the £20k price tag put her off a bit!

    I've decided I want one of these at half the price:

    'Shed'



    Somehow I think I'm going to have to sing for my supper....

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    Use code TDX-GARD at checkout for 20% off the list price.

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    Do you have to pay council tax on that ?

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    Who knows?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dom_ View Post
    Use code TDX-GARD at checkout for 20% off the list price.
    Yeow, £2k saving! I'm a bit miffed you have to pay delivery though!

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    You could change your name to: Tech 'Large Shed' Guy in homage to Arthur Two Sheds Jackson.

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    If I had some land I'd stick something like this on it and I could live in it and become a real hippy geek.

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    The Tesco clubcard points alone converted to airmiles could get me to Dubai!

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    It used to be the case that planning wasn't needed for sheds and similar construction if it was under 50m³. unfortunately, this rather desirable shed is over 100m³

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    Lol, the floorspace of this shed is more than my house!

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    looks more like affordable hosuing than a shed to me lol

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    My son in law got one for his office. It was a pig to assemble and cold and damp in winter, steaming in the summer. Have you got a loft you could convert?

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    My son in law got one for his office. It was a pig to assemble and cold and damp in winter, steaming in the summer. Have you got a loft you could convert?
    We've looked at that in the past but due to the way the roof is constructed (the type of trusses used) we would have to have the roof completely rebuilt in order to convert in into a room - way too expensive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I've decided I want one of these at half the price:
    You could build one yourself - as pointed out already, structures below a certain limit on height (including pitch of roof) / floorspace don't need planning permission, so come relativly cheaply. That "log cabin" doesn't look much beyond some strips of pine - rather little by way of insulation if you're going to be out there in the winter. I'd aim to build a wooden frame, then insulate it with straw bales and finish with plaster.

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