Sheds

Sheds Buying Guide

Choosing the right type of shed to buy is made much simpler with our Shed Buying Guide. Just click on a link below, to jump down to further information about the shed area you're interested in:

Our Sheds

Our sheds are simple to erect, needing just two people to complete the task which should take no longer than half a day with smaller sheds taking less than this. Buildings are supplied as flat panels, which need to be lined up and screwed together. The instructions included detail each step and show the process in pictures. All sheds need to be constructed on a suitable base, which must be finished before you start assembling your shed.

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Shed Base and Dimensions

All our sheds require a base to be built prior to erecting the shed. The base can be bought separately, or made from concrete, wood or gravel. The base must be the right size for the shed and must be perfectly level. This applies to wood, metal or plastic sheds.

The size of the shed base is given for each shed size; please refer to the diagrams below that show how sheds are measured:

Shed Dimensions Width
Shed Dimensions Length and Height
Shed Base Dimensions

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Wooden Sheds

Wooden Sheds are available in a variety of sizes and apex or pent roof styles with varying numbers of windows (depending on the style), and come in single or double door variations. Windows are Styrene glazed for a clear view and for safety. They can be interchangeable depending on the building.

There are typically two types of walls, Overlap and Tongue-and-Groove. Overlap is constructed from overlapping rough sawn timber and gives an attractive natural finish to our best value sheds. Tongue-and-groove is a smooth planed, good quality timber with an interlocking structure that is more weather resistant with panels that are inherently stronger and less prone to natural movement due to their interlocking design. Tongue-and-Groove sheds start with the floor and roof section made from OSB board. Our top of the range sheds come with Tongue-and-Groove floor and roof panels, and with the windows pre-glazed and the doors already fitted.

Wooden Overlap Shed

Overlap Shed

Wooden Shiplap Shed

Shiplap Shed

The timber is certified by FSC Mixed Source ensuring the wood is from sustainable resources. Sheds come pre-treated with water based treatment to protect the building during transit. Following construction of the shed, it must be treated with a high quality wood preservative to maintain the life of the building. This will also help to protect against wood rot and fungal decay. This preservative will need to be applied as soon as possible after construction and then repeated as often as instructed by the preservative manufacturer.

All of our wooden sheds have a 10-year anti rot guarantee.

Delivery: your shed will be delivered in panels, on a special wagon, as shown:

Wooden Shed Delivery Wagon

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Metal Sheds

Your metal shed can be anything you want it to be. Workshop, hobbyroom, studio, potting shed, or store. Fit pegboard to provide hanging storage, hardboard panels for added protection against bikes and youngsters, fasten shelves or workbenches to the side beams with self tapping screws, or hanging shelves from the roof beams.

All our metal sheds require a base to be built prior to erecting the shed. The base can be bought separately, or one made from concrete, wood or gravel. The base must be the right size for the shed and must be perfectly level.

Metal sheds are maintenance-free, made from hot dipped galvanized steel with baked on permanent colour finish to repel the weather and insects.

Key Features

  • No blistering or cracking

  • No splitting due to frost or ice

  • No wind damaged roofing felt

  • No swelling or warping

  • No bug or pest damage

  • No attack from vermin

Easy To Maintain

  • No painting

  • No preservatives

  • No rust proofing - full galvanised

Throughout America, Canada and many parts of Europe colour coated metal is the automatic choice for garden sheds. The advantages are clear to see. With a European manufactured yardmaster shed there is no maintenance - ever. Size for size Yardmaster cost about the same as a wooden shed. So if you are fed up fighting a losing battle to maintain your wooden shed, buy a yardmaster and give yourself peace of mind!

Stainless Steel Screws

All Yardmaster steel sheds are supplied with stainless steel screws to resist rusting and staining.

Lots of Headroom

Low profile roof gives headroom right into the sides.

Anchor Kits

Securely anchor the shed to wood or concrete. Included in the price.

Easy To Erect:

Metal Shed Erection: Step 1 - Assemble base frame

Assemble base frame. Base frame can be bought, or made from concrete, wood, gravel or any other perfectly level surface, provided the shed can be anchored securely.

Metal Shed Erection: Step 2 - Assemble and position corner posts

Assemble and position corner posts, mid-way bracing and wall panels. Two people are needed to assemble the shed.

Metal Shed Erection: Step 3 - Assemble the roof

Assemble the roof in one piece using the fibre washers with each screw to ensure no leaky roofs.

Metal Shed Erection: Step 4 - Secure roof

Two people can lift the whole roof in one piece. Secure it, then add the doors.

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Delay Payments for 12 months with Buy Now Pay Later when you spend £50 or more

Interest is calculated and compounded daily at a typical rate of 44.9% per annum for the delayed payment period and repayment period and is charged to your account at date of order as a lump sum.

Remember, avoid paying all interest by paying the cash price before the end of the delayed payment period. This can be done in one full payment or multiple partial payments.

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What is Buy Now Pay Later?
Buy Now Pay Later is an interest bearing option that allows you to delay payments on your purchases for up to 12 months. The delayed payment period starts from the date of order (including pre-ordered items and those not ready for immediate dispatch).

You can choose:
A delayed payment period of 12 months and then a repayment period of 104 weeks when you spend £50 or more.
A delayed payment period of 12 months and then a repayment period of 156 weeks when you spend £99 or more.

How interest is calculated?
Interest will be charged for the delayed payment period and the chosen repayment period.

Interest is calculated and compounded daily at a typical rate of 44.9% per annum for the delayed payment period and repayment period and is charged to your account at date of order as a lump sum. This calculation factors in the planned payments that are requested during the repayment period. Your interest rate is personal to you and will be detailed in checkout.

How to avoid paying interest?
You can avoid paying all interest for both periods by paying the cash price before the end of the delayed payment period. This can be done in one full payment or multiple partial payments.

Making partial payments may result in a portion of the lump sum of compound interest being refunded at the end of the delayed payment period.

Remember if you choose not to pay the full cash price before the end of the delayed payment period any outstanding balance plus the lump sum of compound interest applied at the date of order will become payable.

How do I make a Buy Now Pay Later payment?
To make a full or partial payment simply log into My Account, choose "Make a payment", select "Pay Buy Now Pay Later" and allocate your payment to the specific item(s) you wish to pay off. Alternatively, you can call us.

What happens after the delayed payment period?
If you have not made any payments towards your Buy Now Pay Later, the outstanding balance plus the lump sum of compound interest will be payable across your chosen repayment period. This will now be included in your account minimum payment request each month.

If you have made partial payments, but not cleared the full cash price before the end of the delayed payment period, the outstanding balance plus a reduced lump sum of compound interest will become payable. The repayment amount agreed for the repayment period will remain the same, meaning the repayment period may be shorter than originally agreed.
If you have paid the cash price in full before the end of the delayed payment period, you will not pay any interest.

What is excluded from Buy Now Pay Later?
The costs for delivery, installation services and any warranty and insurance products cannot be placed on Buy Now Pay Later. Buy Now Pay Later availability is subject to your credit and account status.

Do I still have to pay my minimum payment?
Yes, allocating payments to Buy Now Pay Later will not cover the minimum payment for your Littlewoods account. If you have a non-Buy Now Pay Later balance on your Littlewoods account, you will still need to make at least your minimum payment as shown on your statement.