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    Need a new garage building? Or perhaps a garage roof replacement? MyJobQuote has hundreds of garage specialists across the UK so you're sure to find one in your area. It's quick and easy to get up to 3 FREE quotes for all sorts of garage and outbuilding related work. You can then compare garage building costs and choose the best company or contractor for you.

    Rises in crime and vandalism combined with the ever-increasing cost of on street parking and insurance, has led to more and more people looking to add a garage or a carport to their properties. But garages are not the only type of outbuilding construction on the rise, a flat housing market and lacklustre economy means that many are creating structures to add useful space to their existing properties rather than moving. however, garages are by far the most popular type of outbuilding construction in the UK. There are really just two ways of getting a garage built, to buy a ready-made garage or to hire a builder to build one for you from scratch. If you buy a ready-made garage then normally professional suppliers will come and assemble the garage for you, but you need to ensure that you have adequate foundations to lay the building on. Getting a builder to construct a garage for you from scratch may work out as a better option, especially if you envisage the garage being used as a study or spare bedroom later down the line.

    Outbuildings Planning Permission

    Planning rules and regulations governing outbuildings apply to sheds, greenhouses and garages and other garden buildings including swimming pools, sauna cabins, kennels, enclosures and many other kinds of structure. Outbuildings are generally considered to be permitted development, not needing planning permission, as long as they are not built on land forward of a wall forming the principal elevation, are single storey with maximum eaves height of 2.5 metres, and are no more than half the area of land around the original house. In addition if the property lies within a National Park, the Broads, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or a World Heritage Site; the maximum area to be covered by outbuilding is limited to 10 square metres. On designated land outbuildings at the side of properties will require planning permission plus listed buildings require that any outbuilding project will need planning permission.

    Building A New Garage - the Costs

    A new build detached double garage, built in matching bricks and tiles to the main property, can cost you upwards of £18,000. This cost is made up of trench fill foundations, reinforced ground-bearing slab, walls and lintels, roof and covering, carpentry, drainage and guttering, garage doors (including access door and window), electrical installation and decoration. However, this is a basic installation assuming a shallow pitched concrete tiled roof, half brick-thick external walls and a simple ground floor slab with trench fill foundations. Upgrading the specification to include external cavity walls, sealing the floor, adding cold water plumbing, raising the pitch of the roof etc can easily increase the costs to over £25,000. In addition, this cost breakdown assumes you will be project managing the build yourself, if you leave the project management to a contractor, there will also be a management fee on top.

    Choosing a Builder to Construct your Garage or other Outbuilding

    The first step towards any outbuilding construction is of course to choose an experienced, high quality builder to carry out the work. But sorting the professionals from the cowboys can be difficult. Some builders claim to be jacks of all trades, but be wary, they could be masters of none! Best to choose a builder that specialises in outbuilding construction, or at least one that can demonstrate plenty of relevant experience. Building a garage need not be a lengthy process, but a certain level of knowledge and skill is required. So if you're looking for a builder make sure they've built garages or similar buildings before. You can find recommended builders near you for your garage project using the free quote service on this site. All you need to do is enter the details of your job along with budget and contact information, then sit back and relax while local tradesman get in touch with you to provide prices and estimates for the project.

    We are a building business covering a variety of trades including general maintenance, roofing and ground work. We have a great work ethic and will try our best to accommodate your needs.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent work at clearing the garden good job"

    Garden Clearance
    By Ian on 3rd Jun 2021
    • Joined Jan 2020
    • Established 2019
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Manchester
    • ID checked

    Most recent homeowner review

    "satisfactory all work completed as agreed"

    External Painting - Wall
    By Peter on 6th Jun 2021
    • Joined Jul 2014
    • Established 1995
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Woolaton
    • ID checked

    Ck plumbing and maintenance have been trading since 2016 and have many fantastic customer reviews. Based near Wakefield, providing Heating Engineering/Plumbing Services to the surrounding areas. Other trades covered: - Cellar & Basement Co...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "The work was carried out very efficiently and to a good standard. Would recommend Ck plumbing and maintenance."

    Gas Fire
    By Suzanne on 22nd May 2021
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Wakefield
    • ID checked

    D and S BUILDERS Formed in 2008, D+S Builders has many years of experience in the building contractors trade, and provides building services to clients throughout the region. The company is based in Nanpean (St. Austell). No job too small and free e...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great service, garden clearance job completed with speed and efficiency, would use again. Thank you."

    Garden Clearance
    By Suzy on 7th May 2021

    D and S Builders reply: Was a plessure. We are glad you are happy Many thanks

    • Joined Aug 2015
    • Established 2008
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in St. austell
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Florin did a first class job and was most professional. His creative ideas for our driveway and back garden has transformed our property and made our property the envy of the street. He has initiative and readily found sol..."

    Brick/Block Paving
    By Florence on 30th Jan 2021
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2003
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Cambridge
    • Public liability insurance

    We provide extremely high quality and cost-effective repairs, including maintenance and planned Improvements We carry out a full range of planned improvement works with the emphasis on multi-skilled work at various domestic properties within the Ash...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Darex is a polite lovely and professional guy. His work is neat and tidy. I highly recommend him."

    General Maintenance
    By Tj on 9th Apr 2021
    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Established 2006
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Ashford
    • Public liability insurance

    We cover all carpentry work from doors to attic conversions. All our work is carried out to a high standard and our refs are on our job quote page, they speak for them selfs... i am in the construction industry for over 30 yrs and have first class tr...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "I am very satisfied with the service, and as decided my job has been done on time."

    Shelving & Hangings
    By Symplicia on 23rd Dec 2020
    • Joined Aug 2018
    • Established 2010
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Wigan
    • ID checked

    Hello my name is Radek. I have 12 years experience as a HandyMan. Any problem let me know ANY TIME 24 / 7 . All the best for everyone;)

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very good came to quote and started the job whilst there. Finishing off today."

    Wooden Doors - External
    By Eunice on 24th Feb 2021
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2014
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in London
    • ID checked

    Professional company with many years experience in bathrooms, plumbing work, stoves. All building work, bathrooms showers kitchens and much more

    Most recent homeowner review

    "fair price,turned up when he said he would"

    Laminate Flooring
    By Mark on 15th Apr 2019
    • Joined Jun 2017
    • Established 2008
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Lincoln
    • ID checked

    I have been completing handman,property/garden maintainance jobs for around 9 years.i have a large list of previous and current happy customers.5* rated on all other job sites.satisfaction garanteed.all work fully undertaken,general han...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service and money well spent! Paul and his fitter turned up at 8am as agreed and started work straight away on the large 5m x 5m summerhouse i had bought. I had to work at home myself, and so couldn't be disturbed too..."

    Garden Shed
    By Dave on 26th Apr 2021
    • Joined Sep 2017
    • Established 2009
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Chatham
    • ID checked

    Iv been a plasterer and general builder since I was 16 and really enjoy my job, I have many returning happy customers over the years and all work is always finished to the highest standard.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Dave was fantastic, he came on a bank holiday Friday to quote (which was very reasonable) and then came on the bank holiday (Easter) Monday to complete the work. He gave plenty of advice for how to treat the wall prior to painting..."

    Plaster Skimming
    By Marge on 22nd Apr 2021
    • Joined Aug 2018
    • Established 2015
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Bristol
    • Public liability insurance

    Marl Bridge Services are based in Wallasey and cover the surrounding areas. Trading since 2000 and backed with a long list of great reviews. Some of the Trades covered: - Cellar & Basement Conversion - Chimney Building / Repair - Concrete Base...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great communication could not make it on Day arranged, called me promptly to rearrange for next day . Job completed with no issues satisfied customer"

    Guttering and Rainwater Pipe
    By William on 10th Jun 2020
    • Joined Mar 2019
    • Established 2000
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Wallasey
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "The work was carried out although I suspect I was overcharged. He also promised to send me photographs of the job before and after, but they have not materialised neither has the invoice he promised."

    Roof Repair
    By Kenneth on 3rd Jun 2021

    Tailor Made Roofing & Building reply: I do apologise Kenneth, I will have these sent over as soon as I consult with the roofing contractor about job location, Kind regards Director: Stewart Hendry

    • Joined Aug 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Edinburgh
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent job, professional friendly and punctual tradesperson"

    Fencing & Gates
    By Hector on 24th May 2021
    • Joined Feb 2020
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Bathgate
    • ID checked

    Welcome to our page - GLA BUILDING we are a professional and reliable company who works to very high standards, these standards have helped us to build up an excellent reputation with regards to all work. We specialize in interior and exterior...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "I am very happy with GLA’s structural building work and the professional manner in which it was undertaken. When Graeme from GLA met the structural engineer he had already correctly calculated the rsj for the chimney support, th..."

    Kitchen Installation
    By Katrina on 28th Dec 2020
    • Joined Oct 2018
    • Established 2015
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Reigate
    • Public liability insurance

    Able roofing and building have over 25 years in the construction trade from small jobs to new builds extensions etc . Brickwork jobs planning work from drawings to specific needs . All roof work from 1 slate to full re roofs flat roofs all work car...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Warning – Will not honour 5 year guarantee Lance was very quick to come out first time to do the work and take payment but the roof repair has already failed after only a year I reported the fact that the roof had begun leak..."

    Flat Roof
    By Tim on 18th Feb 2021
    • Joined Sep 2018
    • Established 1998
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Accrington
    • ID checked

    Sevans Group Electrical Services are your local experts for all your Electrical, Heating & Plumbing requirements

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very pleased with the job Craig did, nice lad to deal with, reasonably priced and handled the covid side safely. Recommended."

    House Rewire
    By Paul on 25th Feb 2021
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in London
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "To keep cost down I wanted to do alot of preparation work myself (remove ceilings and non supporting walls isolate electrics and move plumbing) Shaun was happy to quote for supplying steels installing them along with padstones. T..."

    Structural Steelwork
    By Andy on 15th Mar 2021
    • Joined Sep 2017
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Newton-le-willows
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Tee was very friendly and professional. It was a good job and a very reasonable price. The area was not tidied up at the end."

    Plaster Skimming
    By Mangala on 10th Dec 2020
    • Joined Oct 2017
    • Established 2011
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in London
    • ID checked

    T L home improvements is a fully insured family run business and was established in 1995 so we can offer you over 25 years experience in the building trade we offer a wide range of services from drainage and driveways, conservatory’s, extensions smal...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service and very hard working. Would recommend to others"

    By Alun on 6th Apr 2021
    • Joined Apr 2020
    • Established 1995
    • Garage / Outbuilding Construction in Chester
    • Public liability insurance
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