Tips to Make Your Garden Office Plans a Reality This Summer

Tips to Make Your Garden Office Plans a Reality
Updated on 18 Apr 2020 · 2 min read
Every home business owner has daydreamed about garden office plans. After all, an office in your own garden is incredibly handy. You can work flexi-time, with no commute, but unlike re-purposing a room inside your home, your business has a space of its own.

If your business is relatively new, your garden office plans might seem like a distant dream. Perceived obstacles such as cost, planning permission, time and space might feel like they are holding you and your business back. These top tips for turning garden office plans into a reality will help you get ready to move forward with your business premises.

Make Your Garden Office Plans a Reality

Whether you have concerns over where you’ll put your garden office, how to fund it and whether you have the time to accommodate its construction. This article will address these concerns and help you take one step closer to making your garden office plans a reality.

Garden Office Plans: How Will You Fund It?

Building a garden office can be a big expense. Luckily, there are several ways to fund having an office built in your garden so your home office dream could be closer than you think. 

The most obvious funding option if your business is in a strong financial position is to pay outright to have the office built. You could use the profits from your business to pay for an office structure in your garden. This can often be recorded as a business expense and could mean you pay less tax.

Using credit to spread the cost is also a viable option. It could be better for your business cash flow to use a finance option to pay for the construction for your home office. Rather than using a chunk of your profits up front, your accountant might advise paying in instalments. Compare rates for business loans with credit options available from your garden room supplier.

Tips to Make Your Garden Office Plans a Reality

Do You Need Planning Permission?

In most cases, planning permission is not necessary. Providing your garden structure follows certain guidelines, you are not required to seek planning permission. As long as your garden room won’t be used for living or sleeping in, you are unlikely to need planning permission. 

Will it Take Long to Build?

Modern garden rooms take no time at all to build! You’ll experience very little disruption while your garden office is being constructed. Once the foundations are laid the room can be erected quickly. Since the garden room is made of prefabricated parts, it takes barely any time to build. It’s a far cry from having any traditional building work done and creates barely any disruption.

Is the Garden Big Enough?

This is one of the biggest concerns of business owners with tiny gardens. The good news is, there is no fixed size for these structured. If you have limited space on your property, there might still be room for a small garden office. If your garden is small but you’re still interested in a garden office, it’s always worth booking a consultation anyway. A compact garden office might fulfil all your needs! What are you waiting for?


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Zero Maintenance

Modern Garden Offices are designed with the future in mind, and once your new workspace is in place there’s nothing to do to maintain it – ever! We use top-grade materials to ensure your garden office stands up to the elements for decades.

No Planning Needed

We have specifically designed our outdoor workspaces to meet pre-approved planning permission guidelines for garden offices. In most cases your Modern Garden Office can be installed without a planning application.

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We use innovate building methods and exceptional quality materials to ensure our Modern Garden Offices have a minimum life span of 30-years. All our buildings are backed by a 10-year warranty as standard, to give you peace of mind.

Equipped for Work

Modern Garden Offices are purpose-built workspaces, so we’ve factored in everything you need for comfort and productivity. Internet, telecoms, and plenty of power sockets can be included and placed wherever you like.

Fully Customisable

Our garden office designs can be easily customised. From the size and shape of the building to the quantity, style and placement of windows, doors, fixtures and fittings; we tailor your Modern Garden Office to your exact requirements.

Year-Round Use

Your garden office is designed for use throughout the seasons. Industry-leading energy efficient insulation to keeps your office space cosy, and we build in heating, lighting, and other home comforts so you can work year-round.

I have recently had a garden room built and am so pleased with the finished product. Although it is one of the smaller rooms, it has given me a spacious working space that has exceeded my expectations.

Jo Hunt (September 2021)

Steve and Sam completed our room not that long ago and it was a fantastic job through from our initial contact with Mandy to the final completion.

Graham Cartmell (September 2021)

From start to finish the Modern Garden Rooms team we're fantastic. Michael was great with the plans and talking us through our options and what would work to make the most of the small space we had.

Becky, Seth and Fern Bignall (October 2021)

Hi Mandy hope all is well with you. Many thanks for a wonderful space that you and your team created for us.

Matt from Liversedge (July 2020)

Communication is amazing, and Mandy is very thorough! Looking forward to works in the future.

David from Potton (June 2020)

Hi Amy, Martin & Jack were great this week. We enjoyed the build and greatly appreciated their efforts.

Richard from Sheffield (June 2020)

Hi Jonny, very happy with Lewis – good guy who gets on with the job and is easy to work with. The pool house looks great.

Janice From London (June 2020)

Lewis thank you once again for all your hard work over the past few days. The room looks fantastic, and we are delighted with it.

Corinna from Doncaster (April 2020)

Just like to say how great your guys were to deal with- a real credit to any business and exceptionally hard working.

Allen from Guildford (March 2020)

Hi Jonny! We are very happy thanks. It looks brilliant and the guys were lovely.

Jo from Farnham (March 2019)

Thanks again for everything. You’ve done a cracking job. I look forward to passing on your details to plenty of jealous friends and clients!

Tim from Kingswood (March 2019)


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