If you’ve made the decision to continue to work from home, why not invest in a beautiful outdoor space that will allow you to take control of your working life, maintain work/life balance and provide a gorgeous focal point in the garden

Contemporary working… 

Malvern Garden Buildings’ bespoke cedar garden rooms and offices are made to order, handcrafted by skilled craftsmen in the Worcestershire factory before being delivered and installed by a team of experienced fitters. 

Malvern’s garden rooms and offices are made using Canadian Western Red kiln dried Cedar, a contemporary yet classic building material renowned for its naturally occurring compounds – ‘thujaplicins’ – which act as natural preservatives, making the wood incredibly durable. 

The Hanley (above) is a bespoke building available in an extensive range of sizes. Double glazed and fully insulated throughout, it’s a versatile building with a contemporary feel which can be used in every season. There are several roof styles to choose from – Apex, Flat or Hipped – and glass-to-ground glazing allows natural light to pour into the building, connecting you with the garden all year round. Prices start at £16,920.

If you’re after a sleek, Crittal-style design, the Hanley Heritage (below, left & right) features powder coated aluminium doors and windows, giving this workspace a stylish industrial aesthetic. Like the Hanley, this design comes in a range of sizes and roof styles. Prices start at £24,165. You can download a brochure of the full Home Office range online at malverngardenbuildings.co.uk.

Light and bright… 

This construction and the materials used provides a comfortable environment for working year round 

The building pictured is a 5m x 3m oak garden office by The Oak Glasshouse Company. Specialising in glazed elevations, the company created the office structure with this feature on two sides. The elevations are glazed using 28mm double glazed argon-filled units with oak air-dried boards on the exterior face of the building. This construction and the materials used provides a comfortable environment for working all year round. The solid walls are a treated softwood studwork, insulated between the studs and clad in weatherboarding.

A building of this size would typically be completed within 3 weeks of the company’s first day on site. The cost of the building is £18,000+VAT delivered and installed, which includes taking the building to a watertight stage i.e. the roof and exterior completed. The interior is then taken to plasterboard level and the floor structure created. Clients then have the final floor finish / electrical / plumbing / decorating to complete, for which they tend to use local contractors or finish the works themselves.


Shape shifters… 

Design-led and distinctive, the striking TGO4 garden office features a curved corner detail

The Garden Office and sister company Green Retreats have a range of garden office and garden room designs to choose from, each customisable to size, style and budget. Sizes start at just 4m² and go up in half-metre increments all the way to 30m², with width and depth choices to suit each client’s use. The same materials are used throughout the range and are all finished to the same high standard, inside and out. Each building comes with a 10-year guarantee and they’re insulated, weatherproofed and heated for year-round-use. Design-led and distinctive, the striking TGO4 garden office (pictured) features a curved corner detail to join the enclosed side, hood and deck. A slight overhang on the curve provides a sheltered exterior. Choose from graphite or black flashing details and decking and decide whether or not to upgrade the corner window from 500mm to 1000mm. Prices start from £18,245.

thegardenoffice.co.uk / greenretreats.co.uk

Inside the TG04 7x4m ▶

Truly bespoke… 

All features of a Curve garden room are customisable with windows, doors, electrics and decorating specced to each client’s individual taste 

Curve Garden Rooms Ltd build highly specified, bespoke, home-like rooms that are fully finished and ready for use. Each unique, creative building incorporates a unique long lasting, curved fibreglass insulated roof design, and can be customised to requirements through the addition of skylights, hardwood decking areas, bespoke doors and unusual windows (all with 24mm double glazing) which can be used to maximise light and make the most of garden views. 

Curve use premium materials, such as beautiful top grade western red cedar cladding, to ensure each room is built to last for many years. Every project is designed and made for each individual client – whether it’s intended for use as a smart studio, a cosy office, a gym or a den – and their small, expert team pays great attention to details and finish to ensure you’re completely satisfied with your new room. Each Curve building can be used all year round, thanks to the installation of WiFi controlled underfloor heating of the engineered real oak flooring (they don’t use laminate) making your new space both practical and cosy. 

Furthermore, the rooms have fully customisable electrics – a complete bespoke electrical installation is carried out and certified by a qualified electrician. You can even choose to top your design off with a beautiful sedum roof.


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