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 BS8417 shiplap, bitumen paper and 4mm plywood lining.  This standard garage, has 300mm overhangs to the sides and front with guttering down both sides, the overhang to the rear is 150mm. The eaves height on this double garage with standard double doors in the gable end is normally 7’ 1” plus the single engineering brick course. The ridge height varies depending on the width of the garage but sits generally around 3.5 metres.  We can manufacture the ridge height to be no higher than 2.5m if required to sit within the planning regulations.

This timber garage comes with two sets of standard barn doors and the garage also comes with guttering, either black or brown with down pipes.

The standard covering for the roof is a heavy duty felt or you can opt for felt tiles, a metal Rollaclad roof, Tapco Slate or Cedar shingles

One concern for a number of customers is the damp proofing.  When the sections are bolted through the single course of bricks into the concrete base the timber clad runs 50mm down the outside of the brick.  In addition to this the vapour barrier also runs down the same distance ensuring no rain water can get into the building.  One further measure is a DPC is attached to the bottom rail of the section which sits on the top of the brick and stops any moisture in the brick rising up into the timbers.

If you are interested in this design or would like something similar please do not hesitate to contact us for a quotation?



“Absolutely fantastic, a very strong structure and extremely well built. James at Garden Retreat provided excellent service, I would have no hesitation in recommending the Company and their products” Verified Review By Houzz

Mr M – Wooton, Bedfordshire.

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