Best place for a garden shed

What’s the best spot in a garden to have a shed constructed?

Asked by Patrick on 14th Jan 2021
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"Without seeing the area in person I can only give guidance. Usually the best spot is somewhere out of the way, maybe where you get the least light and things are difficult to grow in, also you have to bear in mind what you are going to be keeping in it and ease of access and weather the spot needs a suitable base constructed to prevent rot in the case of wooden sheds on grass or whether you have existing concrete or slab area to put it on. If you have a look at our website you can contact me directly and we can perhaps organise a visit where I could tell you the best course of action as we construct sheds regularly.

Regards Neal
Dragonwood Landscapes Ltd"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Apr 2017 - report
"Usually near the back or side of the garden that way you don’t take up a lot of the garden space and have the opportunity to design/use rest of the garden"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
"I've always built them at the back end of the gardens"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

It depends on the layout of your garden really! However the majority of sheds which I’ve installed are in the bottom corner of people’s gardens. It’s really down to personal preference!

Hope this helps.

Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
"The best place for a garden shed is the highest possible location. Ideally close to a building and opposite the face exposed to weather"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
"Hi Patrick,

I’d say it’s personal preference really, it also may be down to what type of shed it may be, what it’s going to be used for or even what base it’s going to need. Also take into consideration the most appropriate access leading to your shed.

Kind regards Rhys Sharpe - SharpeLine Projects"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
"Preferably at the back of the garden out of sight of the public for protection"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
"Ideally at the bottom of the garden but preferably on the most level part of the garden
I hope this helps"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
"Hi, ideally not under a tree and on a base that has a runaway, to stop standing water on the base, regards Matt"
Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
"Ideally it’s up to yourself where you’d like to have your shed, depends what’s going to be inside etc"
Answered on 21st Jan 2021 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
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