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Garden studios in Coulsdon

Looking for someone to install a garden office in Coulsdon doesn’t need to be complicated. We can help you find garden office builders in your area that are recommended by your neighbours.

Consider using the below options to find a garden studio builder:

  1. Search online for professionals who build garden offices in Coulsdon and contact them directly.

  2. Try our quick and easy request a quote feature. If you’re short on time, give us the details of your job and we’ll forward these to three garden studio builders near you. They’ll then get in touch, either asking for further information or to send you a quote.

  • What is a garden studio?

    If you’re looking for ways to expand your living space, a garden studio may be the perfect solution.

    Garden studios are structures built on your property (usually in your garden) that can be designed for a variety of uses.They often have large expanses of glass for garden views. It’s even possible to design a custom garden room to fit any size/shape of garden.

    What can a garden studio be used for?

    A lot of garden studios are used as offices, however there are many other options available to you, depending on your needs. Consider building a garden studio to add a:

    • Crafting room

    • Yoga studio

    • Garden room where you can relax

    • Home bar

    • Games room

    • Workshop

    • Kids playroom

  • What is a garden office designer?

    Garden office designers work closely with homeowners to design a garden studio or office that is unique to your needs. They can help you make the most of the available room and create a functional living space.

  • How much does a garden studio cost?

    Every garden room will be priced differently so it really depends on your needs and the type of room you choose. When working out your budget, consider the following:

    • How large you want the studio to be

    • What you’ll use the space for

    • What materials you’ll use

    • Whether you need to add utilities

    • What finishing touches - like flooring and decoration - you’ll add

    • Whether you also need to add a path from your home

    Bespoke garden studio cost

    If you decide to add a bespoke garden studio, you’ll usually end up paying more than you would for a mass manufactured studio. The average bespoke garden studio cost starts at around £745 per m².

    Small garden office cost

    If you’re hoping to have a small garden office installed on your property, this won’t be too expensive. The average small garden office cost is £3,200.

    For more prices on different types of garden room, from man caves to playrooms, check out our garden room cost guide.

    Does a garden studio add value?

    Yes, garden studios can increase the value of your home. If you choose a high quality garden room this will not only attract more buyers but it could add up to 15% extra value to your property.

  • What to look for in a garden office company:

    Adding a garden office is an exciting project and you’ll need to work with a specialised company throughout the process. This means it’s important to find the right tradesperson for the job.

    When planning your garden office construction check for companies with the following qualities:

    • Friendly and approachable

    • Ready to answer your questions

    • Happy to explain the process

    • Willing to make any essential changes

    • Years of experience

    • Positive reviews on Checkatrade

    • Happy to show you examples of their past work

  • How long does garden office construction take?

    This comes down to the type and size of garden office you choose. Many garden rooms are built before being delivered to your garden which cuts down on construction times on site. Usually these studios take around a week to build.

    Bespoke garden offices will take longer to build (up to a month) as the process is more complex.

  • How to build a garden studio:

    Although it’s possible to build a garden studio yourself, this project can be difficult and complex, especially if you have no DIY experience. For a strong, stable, long lasting garden room, we’d recommend hiring a professional.

    Alternatively, if you do have experience with construction, you’ll need to follow the below steps to build your garden studio:

    1. Prepare the area and add a subbase

    2. Construct a timber frame

    3. Fit doors

    4. Add walls using cladding

    5. Cover the roof with waterproof sheeting

    6. Treat the cladding

    7. Add insulation and plywood to the walls

    8. Fit flooring

    9. Add utilities if necessary

    10. Add any finishing touches

    Do I need permission for a garden studio?

    While some garden studios do need planning permission, most are considered permitted development. Some examples of when you may need planning permission are:

    • If your home is in a conservation area

    • If your home is a listed building

    • If the garden studio will be particularly large or high

    Want to speak to garden studio builders in Coulsdon?

    There are many qualified professionals who install garden offices in Coulsdon and we can help you find the right tradesperson for your project. It’s important to look for someone trustworthy and experienced who is happy to answer your questions.

    One of the best ways to find garden office builders is using our online search feature. You can quickly search through our members who are trusted by your neighbours.

    Alternatively, try our request a quote feature. Send us the details of your job and we’ll contact three local garden studio builders. They’ll then get in touch directly to offer you a quote.