Solar Potting Sheds
Olympian Garden Buildings collection of solar potting sheds delivers the perfect combination of storage and workspace for keen gardeners. They are the ideal balance between a greenhouse and a shed, providing the best of both worlds in one cleverly designed, dual purpose building and showcasing yet another innovative design to enhance your outside space.
The bright and airy interiors of our solar potting sheds create a relaxing and restful environment from where you can escape and immerse yourself in your garden, whatever the weather. They also offer secure storage for garden tools and other equipment as well as a temperature controlled growing environment that is perfect for young plants.
- Fully tanalised (pressure treated) building
- 3” x 2” tanalised framework throughout (inc floor bearers)
- Option of 32mm T&G Thermowood cladding
- Triple galvanized nails
- 6′ height internally at low side
- Slatted potting bench under windows
Roof & Floor
- Tanalised 16mm T&G boards in the roof and floor
- Single sloping roof
- High performance polyester based roofing felt
Cladding Board Options
- 16mm T&G Shiplap
- 22mm T&G / T&G Log
- 32mm flat T&G
- 38mm T&G Loglap
Windows & Doors
- Solid single door (opening of 33 1⁄4″ wide)
- Fully boxed & framed door
- 16″ Galvanized hinges & padbolt
- Door positioned within end gable
- Double beaded & sealed fixed windows
- 4mm Toughened safety glass windows
- Stable Door
- 22mm T&G floor
- Additional fixed window (opposite door section)
- Opening top hung profiled window (includes concealed hinges)
- Exterior preservative (clear or brown)
- Supply Only 5ltr treatment (clear or brown)
- Framework hanging rail
- 38kg Felt
- Black Onduline roofing
- Protect TF200 Lining membrane (walls & roof)
- Timber frame & levelling (Solid ground required, can shim & stilt up to a 2” fall on the base)
With a charmingly natural but contemporary appearance, these elegant glass and timber buildings will blend seamlessly into your outside space, reflecting their surroundings beautifully. They feature a single sloping roof and sloping glass section, allowing for optimum sunlight to enter the interior.
They are exceptionally well made with fully tanalised redwood timber, toughened safety glass, which is three times stronger than standard glazing, and a solid wooden door with 16 inch galvanised hinges and padbolt. Attractive timber cladding and solid wood floors ensure that these stunning buildings are all completed to the highest specification, with the level of quality that you can expect from Olympian evident throughout.
All of our garden buildings are fully customisable, allowing us to work with you closely to tailor your chosen design to suit your specific needs and requirements. Our range of optional extras and upgrades includes additional shelving and workbenches, a stable door and opening windows for increased ventilation, superior Thermowood cladding and black Onduline roofing for a luxury finish. Whatever you are looking for, we will take the time and care to ensure that we create the perfect solution for your gardening needs.
We are happy to advise you on the best options for your requirements as, with more than 30 years of experience in supplying high end garden buildings to homes across Cheshire and beyond, we understand what our customers want and need. Our attention to detail is second to none and as your potting shed will be individually hand-crafted on-site, we can guarantee that every element will be personally overseen by our expert craftsmen.
As a family run business, we pride ourselves on delivering a personable and continuous service from your initial enquiry through to design, installation and aftercare. We don’t outsource any part of the process so that we are fully and personally involved at every stage of your order and can undertake any post-installation landscaping that you may require to see your full garden project through to completion.
Browse our range of insulated garden studios online or come and visit us at our show site in Cheshire where we have the largest display of garden buildings in the Northwest. We are open seven days a week so drop in or call us on 01270 759 775 for an informal chat or to make a no-obligation appointment with one of our friendly team.
Below is our range of exterior cladding options available within this building. Please note, the sizes are nominal / pre planed size. Please see the building specifications for more information.
16mm Tanalised T&G (Floor & Roof)
16mm Tanalised T&G Shiplap (Wall)
22mm Tanalised T&G (Floor & Wall)
32mm Tanalised Flat T&G; & 32mm Thermowood T&G (Wall)
38mm Tanalised T&G Log (Wall)
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"So very delighted with our gazebo, it has really transformed our garden and our dog approves too!! Olympian were a pleasure to deal with throughout the ordering, building and after sales service. Highly recommend."Marian Pusey
"Fantastic service from Olympian Garden Buildings. Having purchased a couple of sheds in the past we then purchased a 16x8 foot lovely garden building with a cedar wood tile roof and a beautiful Gazebo surround for our hot tub, also with a cedar tiled roof. Dealing with Nick and his team was effortless, superb knowledge of construction and design. They did exactly what they said they would do when they said they would do it. The quality of the buildings and the construction by the team was fantastic, even in some appalling weather! You most certainly get what you pay for, and competitively priced. Coming back to put the finishing touches to the Gazebo, the team could not have been more knowle"Oliver Bamber
"The team at Olympian Garden Buildings recently installed a 7x14ft Apex Workshop for us. I would not hesitate to recommend them to friends and family. We are very pleased with our workshop, it is solid and well made and is perfect for what we need. The team in the office were great at answering all of our questions (thank you Nick and Hannah!) and we received great advice on the need for a base and aftercare. The workshop went up in no time and the installation team were friendly and did a great job. Many thanks Olympian!"Vicky H
"We needed to create some extra space at home to create a photography studio/ office. Having spent a long time searching suppliers of suitable buildings, we eventually had a shortlist of three, of which Olympian was one and the only one whose products we could physically see, as opposed to just trusting what is on the web.Adriano Henney
After visiting their site and talking to Nick, we decided to go with Olympian and can honestly say that the whole experience has been pretty near perfect.
On-site during the build, the team were punctual and hard-working, Ian and his team were a pleasure to have here.
I can wholeheartedly recommend Olympian to anyone considering a similar project."
"I have just had a 12’ x 20’ Cheshire studio designed and sited for my business. Amazing team. From start to finish, always glad to help and answer any questions. Great team of lads came and completed the work in one day, very tidy workmanship all day. Would recommend these for any buildings... we are already planning our next one."Lisa Brooker