Garden Building Projects

Garden Retreat, The Timber Building Company have been designing, building and installing a vast range of garden buildings including Garden Offices, Home Offices, Garden Rooms, Timber Garages, log cabins and commercial units since 2007.

Her are some of our garden building projects which gives you a great idea of our capability, knowledges and more importantly reviews provided by our previous customers.  If you have any ideas you would like to turn into reality give us a call via our contact page.

Garden Gym, Garden Offices, Garden Room

Garden Gym

Garden Gym. Mr & Mrs G contacted Garden Retreat to design and install a multi purpose building to include a garage and garden gym. One end can be converted to a garden room or garden office and the other a wooden garage, so here is what we did………. FINISHED GARDEN GYM BEFORE PHOTOS THE BUILD This…

wooden carports

Wooden Carports

Wooden Carports. Mrs H contacted Garden Retreat requiring a cart lodge carport and shed combo which we were pleased to design build and supply.  This replaced an old concrete and asbestos garage which was very tired and needed replacing, here is what we did……. FINISHED WOODEN CARPORTS THE BUILD Our wooden carports are constructed using 100mm x 38mm timber…

Garden Offices Ringwood

Garden Offices Ringwood. Mr & Mrs S contacted Garden Retreat interested in our Modern Cedar Clad Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. They we specifically interested in a large building split into two to provide a gym area and leisure room / bar. The building is clad in Western Red Cedar and installed onto an insulated…

Garden Office Fordingbridge

Garden Office Fordingbridge. Mr & Mrs R were looking to move their office out of the home to create additional space. They contacted Garden Retreat to provide a solution. We provided them with a ground screw base, 6″ x 2″ insulated floor and built this great garden office which solved their problem and enabled them to…

Wooden Garages Dorset

Wooden Garages, Dorset

Wooden Garages, Dorset. Mr B contacted Garden Retreat requiring a double garage which we were pleased to design build and supply.  As you can see it has some fantastic cars stored in the garage and wooden garages are great to store classic cars as they allow them to breath. FINISHED WOODEN GARAGE THE BASE THE BUILD Our wooden garages…

Garden Gym London

Garden Gym London

Garden Gym London. Ms W contacted Garden Retreat to design and install a Pilates Suite for her to continue her business after she had recently moved and need a solution to fit into the space available and we had 4 weeks to do it, so here is what we did………. FINISHED GARDEN ROOM BEFORE PHOTOS…

Timber Garages Sussex

Timber Garages Sussex

Timber Garages Sussex. Mr F in Brighton was looking for a contemporary double garage 20ft x 20ft and came to Garden Retreat for a Contemporary garage to store his classic cars in and this is what we did…….. FINISHED TIMBER GARAGE THE BUILD Our timber garages are constructed using 100mm x 38mm timber framing clad with…

Cedar Caldding Garden Room Dorset

Cedar Cladding Garden Room, Dorset

Cedar Cladding Garden Room, Dorset. Mr L contacted Garden Retreat interested in our Contemporary Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. They we specifically interested in a large store room and family area to create a great space for relaxing and entertaining and also to ensure the items in the storage area are kept dry and secure.…

Garden Office POD Hampshire

Garden Office POD, Hampshire

Garden Office POD, Hampshire. Mr & Mrs W have a beautiful Victorian cottage and required Garden Retreat to provide them with a garden office POD to allow the couple to work in a quite and peaceful space.  They also wanted us to install a base but due to the fact the there is restricted access…

Garden Room Salisbury

Garden Room, Salisbury

Garden Room, Salisbury. Mr & Mrs W were looking for a multi-use building in a slightly restricted area of the garden.  We designed a garden studio that satisfied all their needs, a store room, toilet and shower room and a garden office / guest room. In addition to this there was a significant slope from…

AirBnB Dorset

AirBnB Dorset – Garden Retreat

AirBnB Dorset Garden Retreat. A beautiful rustic AirBnB, the pictures say it all……..     The Garden Building is constructed using an external 25mm tanalised feather edge cladding and bitumen paper to ensure any damp is kept out of the building and the walls are constructed using a 100mm x 40mm timber frame. The floor and vaulted roof…

Garden Gym Dorset

Garden Gym Dorset

Garden Gym Dorset. Not only do we supply and install some great garden rooms and offices, but we also provide painting services for new and existing structures, even if they are not from Garden Retreat we can revitalise your building back to looking like new! Here is one we just finished and it looks fantastic. This…

Pool House, Hampshire

Pool House, Hampshire

Pool House, Hampshire. This was a fantastic project to get involved with and not only included our cedar garden building but the overall project included a swimming pool, sunken garden with outside kitchen and complete re-landscaping of the back garden. The Garden Room has been designed to house the pump room to the right and…

Garden Studio, Hampshire

Garden Studio, Hampshire

Garden Studio, Hampshire. This is a perfect little spot in the garden for a garden office.  Mr M wanted an office to create a warm quite space to be able to concentrate on work and compared to London it is a great little commute, about 20 paces! FINISHED GARDEN ROOM THE BUILD The Studio Garden Building is constructed…

Garden Room, Wiltshire

Garden Room, Wiltshire

Garden Room, Wiltshire. Mr & Mrs W were looking for a multi-use building in a slightly restricted area of the garden.  We designed a garden studio that satisfied all their needs, a store room, toilet and shower room and a garden office / guest room. In addition to this there was a significant slope from…

Garden Room, Surrey

Garden Office, Berkshire

Garden Office, Berkshire. Mr & Mrs M contacted Garden Retreat looking for a large building to enable Mrs M to continue her hobby, dress making. With some large pieces of equipment the building needed to be large enough to be able to spread the garments out with plenty of room. FINISHED GARDEN OFFICE BEFORE PHOTOS…

Wooden Garage, Dorset

Timber Garage, Dorset

Timber Garage, Dorset. Mr R wanted to expand his garage space and create a workshop area.  In addition, the garage backs onto the garden and patio and he wanted it to have access with French double doors into the back garden which we installed as part of the project. FINISHED TIMBER GARAGE BEFORE PHOTOS Our timber…

Large Wooden Garage, Devon

Large Wooden Garage, Devon

Large Wooden Garage, Devon. We are please to say this is Mr S’s second building he has had from us which is always a great indication of the good work that was done in 2015, this was the ‘Original Project’ Mr S required a similar building and we were happy to assist. FINISHED LARGE WOODEN GARAGE…

Garden Office, Oxfordshire

Garden Room, Oxfordshire

Garden Room, Oxfordshire. Mr D was referred to Garden Retreat from a previous customer and wanted a writers den to write further award winning thrillers on the back of a number of already successful publications (click below to find out more). We were very happy to do so, so here is what we did. WWW.DAVIDCDAWSON.CO.UK FINISHED…

Contemporary Wooden Garage, Ascot, Berkshire

Timber Garage, Surrey

Timber Garage, Surrey. Mr Stapleton came to Garden Retreat requiring a retail unit to promote his new business Garage Play Ltd at Longacres Garden Centre and wanted a cost effective, modern retail unit which we were very happy to provide. This building is split into two to provide both an office area and retail / display…

Cedar Garden Office, Lymington, Hampshire

Garden Kitchen, Hampshire

Garden Kitchen, Hampshire. Garden Retreat have been working with Mr & Mrs M with a view to installing a garden room kitchen, and the great thing about it is it sited on a beautiful terrace that has absolutely fantastic views from the New Forest across to the Isle of Wight and to site the building…

Garden POD, Hampshire

Garden POD, Hampshire

Garden POD, Hampshire. Mr H approached Garden Retreat requiring a garden office including the removal of their old shed and the formation of a concrete base. BEFORE PHOTOS THE BASE CONSTRUCTION THE BUILD This contemporary garden building is constructed using an external tanalised cladding as standard and bitumen paper to ensure any damp is kept out of the building. …

Double Timber Garage, Winchester, Hampshire

Double Garage, Hampshire

Double Garage, Hampshire. Mr & Mrs S approached Garden Retreat requiring two buildings, a garden studio and a larger garage to the one they already had.  We were delighted to win the project and in addition to the two buildings we were also given the opportunity to organise and mange the ground works, drainage and…

Double Wooden Garage, Somerset

Double Wooden Garage, Somerset

  Double Wooden Garage, Somerset. Mr G contacted Garden Retreat interested in our Contemporary timber framed garages.  This one was 20ft square, 2.5m max height with beautiful western cedar cladding, and here is what we did. Our timber garages are constructed using 100mm x 38mm timber framing clad with tanalith BS8417 shiplap, bitumen paper and…

Garden Gym Dorset

Garden POD, Poole, Dorset

Garden POD, Poole, Dorset. Ms D contacted Garden Retreat requiring a garden office / room, we worked with the her to design, build and supply a building that sits nicely within an existing decked and landscaped garden. Here at Wild Roots, we like to bring the outside in!  We can supply you with interior plants,…

Garden Office, Hampshire

Garden Office, Hampshire

Garden Office, Hampshire. Mr H contacted Garden Retreat requiring a garden office / room, we worked with the customer to design, build and supply a building that suited both the size of garden and budget. THE BUILD This contemporary garden building is constructed using an external 16mm nom x 125mm tanalsied cladding and bitumen paper to ensure any damp is…

Arched Roof Garden Room, Hampshire

Arched Roof Garden Room, Hampshire

Arched Roof Garden Room, Hampshire. Mr A contacted Garden Retreat September 2021 and was interested in our Arched Roof Contemporary Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. They also required a concrete base to place the building on which Garden Retreat provided as part of the package. BEFORE PHOTOS THE BASE THE BUILD COMPLETED BUILDING   The Arched Roof Contemporary Garden…

Dorset Garden Rooms, Dorset

Dorset Garden Rooms, Dorset

Dorset Garden Rooms, Dorset. Mr & Mrs S contacted Garden Retreat after initially looking for a building from a competitor to be installed as a quiet place for Mrs S to write poetry. The reason they contacted Garden Retreat was the proposed garden room had to satisfy local planning restrictions in the beautiful village of Beaminster, Dorset.…

Chichester Garden Buildings, West Sussex

Chichester Garden Buildings, West Sussex

Chichester Garden Buildings, West Sussex. Mrs W contacted Garden Retreat and was interested in our range of Contemporary Garden Offices to provide counselling services in her quite and peaceful garden.  More importantly the saving on renting a room to provide these services are a significant saving and adds value to there home in the future. This contemporary garden building is constructed…

Wooden Workshop/Garage, Nottingham

Wooden Workshop/Garage, Nottingham

  Wooden Workshop/Garage, Nottingham. Mr V Contacted us from Nottingham requiring a 2.5m high garage which he wanted to use as a workshop with a personnel door and an opening to fit his own window. Our timber triple garages are constructed using 100mm x 38mm timber framing clad with tanalith BS8417 shiplap, bitumen paper and…

Green Retreats in, Buckinghamshire

Green Retreats, Buckinghamshire

Green Retreats, Buckinghamshire. Mr & Mrs Jeffery contacted Garden Retreat  looking for a garden room for Mr Ben Jeffery to be able to work from as an Artist. Mr & Mrs Jeffery decided to go for a building from our  Contemporary Garden Office & Garden Room Range and swapped the French doors and side lights for black patio doors…

Hampshire Garden Rooms, Hampshire

Hampshire Garden Rooms, Hampshire

Hampshire Garden Rooms, Hampshire. Mr & Mrs H Contacted Garden Retreat requiring a garden office in their garden. There wasn’t a huge amount of space but we were able to design and install the perfect garden room which maximised the space and at the same time looked like it had been there for years. Mr & Mrs…

Garden Office St Albans, Garden Room St Albans, Home Office St Albans.

Garden Office St Albans

Garden Office St Albans – Ms H contacted Garden Retreat  in 2019 requiring a garden building to use as a leisure room. This particular building however is quite different as it has black Crittall windows and doors with triangular windows in the gable end. The building will have a separate store room will be insulated with plastered…

Garden Gym, Garden Office, Garden Room, Home Office

Garden Gym Hampshire

Garden Gym Hampshire is a great alternative to travelling to the gym everyday so Mr & Mrs W contacted Garden Retreat  requiring a garden building to use as a leisure room with a built in store, they decided to go for a building from our Traditional Garden Office & Garden Room Range providing a building style which suits its surroundings and…

Cedar Garden Games Room, Hampshire

Garden Room in Hampshire

Garden Room or Green Retreat? Mr & Mrs H were recommended to Garden Retreat  by a local home maintenance company (run by Mark Strode) who provides a range of services  which generally include internal and external maintenance and garden clearance in New Milton, Hampshire and the surrounding areas. The garden room will form part of  a garden…

Wooden Garage, Hampshire

Wooden Garage, Hampshire

Wooden Garage, Hampshire. Mr B contacted Garden Retreat interested in a triple timber framed garage, part of which would be used for a store room / work shop.  We suggested a building from our  Winchester Timber Framed Garage Range which satisfied his requirements perfectly. BEFORE PHOTOS     MOCK UP THE BUILD Our timber triple garages are constructed using…

Garden Office, Hampshire

Garden Office, Hampshire

Garden Office, Hampshire. Mr & Mrs R contacted Garden Retreat interested in a garden room to enable somewhere for their grand children to play somewhere warm, safe and secure.  We suggested a building from our  Contemporary Garden Office & Garden Room Range and with the built in insulation, double glazed windows and doors this building provides great sound proofing…

Large Timber Garage, Somerset

Large Timber Garage, Somerset

Large Timber Garage, Somerset. Mr S contacted Garden Retreat June 2020 requiring a large garage to store classic cars and after discussing the project with previous Customer who had a similar building in Devon Mr S decided to go ahead with his project. Completed Photos Our timber garages are constructed using 100mm x 38mm timber framing clad…

Timber Sports Pavilion, Gloucestershire

Timber Sports Pavilion, Gloucestershire

Charlton Kings Cricket Club Pavilion – The History Author: Roger Jackson, Posted: Monday, 17th July 2017 Charlton Kings Cricket Club are preparing to submit plans which, if approved, could see work start on a spanking new clubhouse in the spring of next year. Club chairman Aidan Brown confirmed that things were at an advanced stage. “We’re just getting…

Single Timber Garage, Dorset

Single Timber Garage, Dorset

Single Timber Garage, Dorset. Mr & Mrs P contacted Garden Retreat  May 2020 requiring a single timber garage. The Client required a standard building with a cedar tile roof, double Cedar barn doors and a cedar personnel door which satisfied their requirements perfectly. Base Photos   Installation and Completed Photos Our timber garages are constructed using…

Garden Offices, London

Garden Offices, London

Garden Offices, London. Garden Retreat was approached by ISG, the main contractor who had won the contract to develop the first phase of a £300 million scheme to build a world-leading neurology centre in the middle of London for University College London (UCL) As part of the project there were some enabling works required to allow…

Garden Rooms, Bristol

Garden Rooms, Bristol

Garden Rooms, Bristol. Mr & Mrs O contacted Garden Retreat requiring a garden office / garden room to work and relax in and this is what we came up with.  The space was quite restricted but we maximised the space to the full. This contemporary garden building is constructed using an external cedar clad and bitumen paper…

Garden Office POD, Dorset

Garden Office POD, Dorset

Garden Office POD, Dorset. Mr M contacted Garden Retreat and was interested in our range of Contemporary Garden Offices to replace an old shed to be used as a garden office in their back court yard garden. This contemporary garden building is constructed using an external cedar clad and bitumen paper to ensure any damp is kept out of the building.  The walls are…

Garden Room Composite Cladding

Garden Room Composite Cladding

Garden Room Composite Cladding. Mr & Mr S contacted Garden Retreat interested in our range of Composite Garden Offices to replace an old shed to be used as an office due to having to work from home The Lyndhurst Composite Garden Office and Garden Room is a garden building requiring ZERO maintenance, it never needs painting or treating, just a light rinse with a hose…

My Garden Retreat Rooms, Surrey

My Garden Retreat Rooms, Dorset

My Garden Retreat Rooms, Dorset. Mr & Mrs C contacted Garden Retreat interested in our Contemporary Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. Mr & Mrs C wanted a contemporary style building to be used as an office and leisure room for the whole family. Mr & Mrs C also required a concrete base to place the building on which…

Cedar Cladding Garden Room, Hampshire

Cedar Cladding Garden Room, Hampshire

Cedar Cladding Garden Room, Hampshire. Mr & Mrs F contacted Garden Retreat May 2019 and were interested in our Arched Roof Contemporary Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. They also required a concrete base to place the building on which Garden Retreat provided as part of the package. Before Photos The Build The Finished Build Customer Internal Finish The Arched…

Garden Office, Bournemouth, Dorset

Garden Office POD, Dorset

Garden Office POD, Dorset. Mr P contacted Garden Retreat mid 2018 he had recently left his job as a Mortgage adviser and decided he wanted to start up his own business.  To do this Mr P wanted to separate his home and work life by having a dedicated work area to enable him to focus on his new…

Garden Utility Room, Dorset

Garden Utility Room, Dorset

Garden Utility Room, Dorset. Mr & Mrs W contacted Garden Retreat and were interested in our range of Contemporary Garden Offices to replace an old summer house to be used as a utility room in the back garden. To do this we were required to run water, electric and modify the drainage system to the building. We also replaced the patio…

Double Wooden Garage, Bedfordshire

Double Wooden Garage, Bedfordshire

Double Wooden Garage, Bedfordshire. Mr M contacted Garden Retreat  November 2016 requiring a double timber garage. The Client required a standard building with a metal roof, two pairs of double barn doors which satisfied their requirements perfectly. Installation and Completed Photos Our timber garages are constructed using 100mm x 38mm timber framing clad with tanalith…

Cedar Garden Rooms, Hampshire

Cedar Garden Rooms, Hampshire

Cedar Garden Rooms, Hampshire. Mr & Mrs P contacted Garden Retreat and were interested in our Arched Roof Contemporary Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. Mr P required an office away from the home environment where everything can be organised and there is no disruption from within the home. Mr & Mrs P also required a concrete…

4 Bay Wooden Garage, Dorset

4 Bay Garage, Somerset

4 Bay Garage, Somerset. Mr S approached Garden Retreat, November 2015 interested in a quadruple garage which would form part of an overall refurbishment project for their house. The Clients specific requirement was to have plenty of storage space during the build and once complete the garage would be used as a 3 bay garage…

Timber Double Garage, Middlesex

Timber Double Garage, Middlesex

Timber Double Garage, Middlesex. Mr B contacted Garden Retreat, March 2016 with a view to replace their concrete garage with a new timber garage.  The concrete garage had come to the end of its life and the base had subsided causing the existing garage to become dilapidated. As part of the project we were asked…

Garden Office, London

Garden Office, London

Garden Office, London. Mr P contacted Garden Retreat April with a requirement for a garden office for two reasons. Firstly, to create a space to work but also an area to store equipment which relates to the Clients’ business.  Secondly, it will double up as additional storage and a quite working area during a refurbishment…

Garden Annex, Devon

Garden Annex, Devon

Garden Annex, Devon. Mr & Mrs C were looking for a cost effective solution to enable their Carer to have somewhere comfortable to live and could also be close to look after Mrs C. They also required a building that was not only large enough to be comfortable but would also be completely maintenance free,…

Artist Garden Room, Dorset

Artist Garden Room, Dorset

Artist Garden Room, Dorset. Our Client made contact with Garden Retreat with a view to move and at that time she was running a book binding business in London.  She had plans to move to Dorset and continue with her business in the beautiful Dorset countryside near Bridport. Later in the year we were contacted again, went…

Garden Gym, Dorset

Garden Gyms, Dorset

Garden Gyms, Dorset. Garden Retreat was contacted by Mrs W, she had an area in the garden which was unused and her family wanted a Garden Gym which would not only have to be large enough to take a number of machines but also strong enough to take the weight of the equipment. What made…

London Garden Office, London

London Garden Office, London

London Garden Office, London. This is a new addition to the range of Garden Retreat Garden Offices and Garden Rooms The ‘London’ Garden Office is 6.2m wide x 3.6m deep with a 2.8m wide x 600mm deep recess which houses a Bi-folding Aluminium door in anthracite grey. Within the entrance to the building there is a…

3 Bay Garage, Devon

3 Bay Garage, Devon

3 Bay Garage, Devon. Mr S contacted Garden Retreat October 2015 and was specifically interested in a large triple timber garage to house a number of classic cars.  There were some specific requirements, one was to maximise the space as much as possible and to also have a large roller shutter door that would enable the movement…

Garden Rooms, Wiltshire

Garden Rooms, Wiltshire

Garden Rooms, Wiltshire. Mr & Mrs S contacted Garden Retreat March 2016 and were specifically interested in a Contemporary Garden Office to be installed in the back garden. Both as professionals, they work from home and with busy lives and children they needed somewhere to work in peace and quite.  They also wanted the building to double up as…

Garden Music Room, Wiltshire

Garden Music Room, Wiltshire

Garden Music Room, Wiltshire. Ms E contacted Garden Retreat June 2015. They were looking for a large multi purpose Bespoke Garden Room for a number of varied uses, a play area for the children, a music room, both playing and teaching and just somewhere for the whole family to relax.  With an integral toilet and utility room / kitchen,…

Garden Rooms, London

Garden Rooms, London

Garden Rooms, London. Ms R contacted Garden Retreat April 2015 and was specifically interested in a Contemporary Garden Office to be installed at the bottom of the garden.  The overall width of the garden is 4.8m so we designed it to fit with minimum access to enable the building to be maintained but also to…

Wooden Farm Shop, Worcester

Wooden Farm Shop, Worcester

Wooden Farm Shop, Worcester. Bellway Homes contacted Garden Retreat in 2014 with reference to a replacement farm shop.  This was to be part of a new development which required an existing farm shop to be replaced and a new one installed to enable a new access road to be built.  This is how the development…

Garden Rooms, Buckinghamshire

Garden Rooms, Buckinghamshire

Garden Rooms, Buckinghamshire. Mr & Mrs S. contacted Garden Retreat, April 2015. They specifically wanted to have a building that doubled up as not only a garden office or garden room but also wanted a store / shed as part of the design.  They wanted maintenance free, a contemporary look and something ‘a bit different’. …

River Garden Retreat, Dorset

River Garden Retreat, Dorset

River Garden Retreat, Dorset. Mr & Mrs S. contacted Garden Retreat October 2014 and were interested in having manufactured and installed a garden building that would take full advantage of their amazing views and to also create a relaxing garden room that could also be a focal point for socialising and just having fun! This…

Timber Garages, Oxfordshire

Timber Garages, Oxfordshire

Timber Garages, Oxfordshire. Mr M was interested in a single timber garage but it had to fit within a very tight space but he obviously wanted to maximise the space available without overhanging the neighbour’s fence or interfering with an existing structure.  As the timber garage was to be positioned close to the boundary it…

Garden Studio, London

Garden Studio, London

Garden Studio, London. Ms S. was looking for a Contemporary style office that would fit within the confines of her garden at her London home.  The garden layout is similar to a number of London gardens, long and thin.  The overall width of the garden was 3.0 meters wide so the design was restricted to less…

Bespoke Beach Huts, Dorset

Bespoke Beach Huts, Dorset. Mr & Mrs W made contact with Garden Retreat as a result of having their beach hut destroyed by vandalism.  They wanted a local company in Dorset to build them a new beach hut to their specific design which included certain anti-vandal specifications to ensure the beach hut had maximum protection…

Garden Games Room, Dorset

Garden Games Room, Dorset

Garden Games Room, Dorset. Mrs Ketteridge came to Garden Retreat as she had a specific space problem she wanted to resolve and on the face of it we had the solution.  She has a large extended family with a number of grandchildren and when they come to stay it’s always a bit of a squeeze. …

Log Cabins, Dorset

Log Cabins, Dorset

Mr and Mrs E live in a beautiful part of Dorset and have a particularly interesting garden which is very high towards the rear compared to the level of the house.  They had a large flat area which was perfect to install a garden building.  The garden building would be used as a family room…