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All installations are quoted inclusively and as standard:
  • Shed and Summerhouse bases are correctly installed and reinforced to prevent cracking and subsiding.
  • A range of high quality timber and UV protected plastic sheds can be installed. Customised sheds available.
  • Workmanship is guaranteed for 12 months, so any installation defects are taken care of without any fuss.

Shed & Summerhouse Installation In Essex

All installations are quoted inclusively and as standard:
  • Your old fence is taken down and responsibly disposed of, so no unsightly mess left in the garden or trips to recycling centre.
  • All timber used is heavy duty, high quality and weather treated meaning lasting and maintenance free enjoyment.
  • Workmanship is guaranteed for 12 months, so any installation defects are taken care of without any fuss.

Get a shed or Summerhouse that creates options for your garden... 

All our sheds and summerhouses are locally manufactured in Essex and come in a wide variety of designs and sizes that include shiplap or weatherboard.ย  If you require a custom shed or summerhouse; no problem, you can arrange for us to come out and measure up for a bespoke design to meet all your needs.

In summary:

  • Locally manufactured in Essex
  • Wide range of designs and sizes (even custom made)
  • Excellent for children's playhouses
  • Can even be used as office space or gym
  • Preparation for utility connection
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Chelmsford Fencing & Landscaping are the exclusive installer of EcoFeet shed and greenhouse bases in Essex.

In summary:

  • 30% cost savings on traditional concrete bases.
  • As strong as a traditional concrete base.
  • Same day EcoFeet & Shed Install vs 2-3 day traditional process.
  • Improved protection against damp.ย 
  • Environmentally friendly (less concrete & low carbon footprint).
  • Allows drainage and doesn't disturb root systems.

Visit the EcoFeet site for more information.

Scroll down to see a range of sheds and at the bottom of the page for important planning information that you need to be aware of ๐Ÿ‘‡

Get started in 3 simple steps

To make the quoting process as simple as possible we follow a process that keeps you in control.

Guide Price

Let us know what needs doing, sending pictures if possible, and weโ€™ll give you an idea of the price.

Site Survey

If you're happy or the job is complex, weโ€™ll come out and survey the job and provide a written quote.

Job Well Done

Our friendly team completes the work for you to sign off prior to final payment.
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Just some of the sheds that can be installed in your garden.

Small shed ideal for housing all your gardening equipment | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Classic Pent Garden Shed
Description: A popular single sloping roofed shed with single door. The slope can be be right to left or vice versa to match in with the requirements of your garden. All timbers are treated for a long an lasting installation.
Shed with double leaf doors for increased access | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Large Pent Workshop Shed
Description: This larger style of shed doubles as storage of equipment and workshop for a DIY enthusiast. The double provide excellent access and insulation, power and lighting can be installed to increase usage options. 
Corner shed or kids playhouse - Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Corner Style Shed
Description: This versatile design with plenty of window space creates a bright garden room that can be enjoyed year round. It can also be an exciting play house for children that can easily accommodate solar lighting options.
Maldon Potting Shed | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Potting Shed
Description: The perfect option for any green fingered gardener. A combination of shed and greenhouse provides the perfect place to nurture young plants and seedlings with plenty of room for all your gardening tools.
Garden shed with twin doors - Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Twin Door Shed
Description: A more unusual style of shed that has two internal compartments serviced with separate doors. An ideal solution if you need to keep sharp or dangerous gardening equipment separate from inquisitive little fingers.
Medium sized shed | Chelsmford Fencing and Landscaping
Medium Sized Shed
Description: Classic style shed with three windows to allow for natural lighting. Can also function as a small workshop area / tool shed. Access provided with either single or double leaf doors.
Summerhouse without verhandah | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Summerhouse
Description: A classic summerhouse design with wide double door access. Insulate for year round usage and connect electricity for more flexible use. Built in pressure treated wood for an extended useful life. 
Summerhouse with verandah | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Summerhouse & Veranda
Description: A beautiful and spacious summerhouse to enjoy inside and out. Can be insulated inside to make more cosy in the colder months. Can also make a functional Wendy House for the kids.
Shed with Dutch Roof construction | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Dutch Barn Shed
Description: This double door Dutch Barn Shed provides generous access and fantastic internal headroom.  Storing of tall items such as ladders is ideal as well as providing plenty of access and space for wheel barrows etc.
Workshop with vehicular access | Chelmsford Fencing and Landscaping
Barn Shed
Description: Ample space is available in this large shed. The double doors allow for drive in access for a ride on mower. On installation there is also the option to have shelving and racking installed as well as lighting.

Shed & Shed Base Installations

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I wanted some of my patio removed and a concrete ramp built from my back door down to my gate. Tom arrived on time to give the quote which I was happy with, and as it was urgent I was booked in the same week for the works which I was pleased with. The guys who came to do the job were a bit late but were polite and friendly and kept me informed about what they were doing. Very pleased with the end result!
Sarah Lamb
Sarah Lamb
08:00 16 Apr 21
They've done a fantastic job for a very reasonable price. They listened to what I wanted, adapted to changes on the day, and left everything neat and tidy. The result looks high quality, I'm so pleased with it!
Nicole Edbrooke
Nicole Edbrooke
16:35 25 Mar 21
Had block paving and new fencing installed by Tom and his 2 teams. Would definitely recommend this company.
Jason Uk
Jason Uk
13:11 18 Mar 21
Fantastic service. Very professional. Would definately recommend to all
Chrissy Holden
Chrissy Holden
21:04 19 Feb 21
We had our driveway done by these guys. What a fab job and a complete transformation! We can actually park without stones flying and bumping over the edge! An amazing job and superbly ✔. Very pleased!
Kathryn Selvey
Kathryn Selvey
13:26 10 Nov 20
I am very pleased with the work carried out by these guys. Price was good and they were tidy. Will definitely use them again, good job guys!!
Andrew Chandler
Andrew Chandler
13:23 08 Sep 20
Very impressed with the landscaping job that Bobby, Harry and Dom did on our front and back patio. They really listened to and took on board our ideas and have improved the garden immeasurably. Good attention to detail, hard working and professional throughout. Fair price agreed with Tom, who was also a pleasure to deal with. I would definitely recommend and would use again
Tom Lazell
Tom Lazell
14:11 28 May 20
*** Would absolutely recommend !! ***I know when your looking for a trade itโ€™s hard to know who to trust...Well you donโ€™t have to worry saying yes to Chelmsford fencing!We called requesting a quote for several jobs.Tom was punctual, professional and knowledgeable making it easy to discuss ideas and options for the projects.We had a heavy duty concrete base laid for a hot tub, a decked area and front perimeter fenced all for a very reasonable price.Every one of the boys who worked on the job were superb!!Bobby, Harry and George are the most hard working, incredibly polite, professional tradesmen I have ever met, working tirelessly all day with just a 15 minute sandwich break and cup of tea, a real credit to chelmsford fencing.All the boys had exceptional attention to detail and impeccably high standards, making sure we were involved with every decision made and keeping us in the loop as the jobs progressed.After every day they left everything spotless, in fact I think my garden and pavement were the cleanest theyโ€™ve ever been!Tom then attended personally and checked all the work was satisfactory making sure we were happy prior to sending us the invoice.I canโ€™t seem to attach pictures of the completed work as reference on google so please check out Facebook .
Jo Eglinton
Jo Eglinton
11:24 23 May 20
Excellent company to do business with nothing was to much trouble for them work completed to a first class standard.
Terry Davies
Terry Davies
11:48 11 May 20
Tom and the team did a great job at a good price. They were very quick to do the fence repair and it was completed to a very high standard. I was so pleased I got them back a week later to replace more panels.
Jon Cooke
Jon Cooke
10:07 10 May 20

Important Planning Information

Outbuildings such as garden sheds and summerhouses are considered to be permitted developments and do not require planning permission. There are a number of conditions that need to be met of which the most relevant are:

  • No more than half the area of land around the "original house"* would be covered by additions or other buildings.
  • On designated land* buildings, enclosures, containers and pools at the side of properties will require planning permission.
  • Within the curtilage of listed buildings any outbuilding will require planning permission.
  • Building regulations will apply to any shed the exceed a 30m2 footprint.

For more detailed information, please visit Planning Portal.

For local independent planning advice in Essex, we recommend Smart Planning.

Utilities

If you need to run utilities to your garden building (e.g. electricity, water or gas) trenching can be prepared that meets installation guidelines for qualified engineers to commission the service. Additionally, we are able to insulate your shed or summerhouse so you can enjoy the use even in the colder months or just have the flexibility to use as a working space.

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Our promise to you

1 Year Guarantee

All workmanship comes with a one year no quibble guarantee. Timber materials are treated for protection against the weather to maximise their useful life.

No Surprises

Once you receive a price there will be no additions unless they are clearly explained, justified and agreed with you first. Any potential risks on a job are highlighted in advance.

  • 1 Year Guarantee

    All workmanship comes with a one year no quibble guarantee. Timber materials are treated for protection against the weather to maximise their useful life.

  • No Surprises

    Once you receive a price there will be no additions unless clearly explained, justified and agreed with you first. Any potential risks on a job are highlighted in advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you install the concrete base?

Yes we can.ย 

A good quality shed base is essential preparation for a long lasting shed, summerhouse, hot tub or anything else that requires a solid foundation.

Concrete bases are constructed in the following way:

  • Preparation of ground and removal of excess waste.
  • Install timber shuttering.
  • Type one base installed to a minimum depth of 50mm with heavy duty reinforced steel bars laid on top.
  • Minimum of 100mm of concrete with screed finish. The concrete base will sit proud of the surrounding ground levels.

Concrete bases are quoted separately from shed supply and installation.

We alwaysย recommend a concrete base over slabs for any sized installation..ย 

What size shed will I need?

Sheds tend to fill up quickly, so go for the biggest size you can afford or comfortably accommodate.

As a brief guide:

  • Small sheds are around 6' x 4'.
  • Storage sheds are upward of 8' x 6'.
  • Workshops start at around 8' x 10'.

A concrete base is recommended for even the smallest sized sheds.

Garden shed location?

Locating your shed should take in some of the following considerations:

  • Access. If your shed is in regular use it will need to be easily accessible and nearest to the parts of the garden where it is most useful. Also bear in mind the surrounding foliage. Keep away from ivy which may damage the shed over time. A pathway to your shed will help avoid lawn damage.
  • Space. Allow for 18" of clearance all around your shed. Overhanging roofs over your neighbours garden will not make you popular.
  • Light. Depending on the size of the shed, it may be an idea to locate the shed in a position where it will not deprive you, or your neighbour, of sunlight.
  • Shelter. A sheltered position with low wind exposure is an ideal location.
  • Trees. Avoid situating near larger trees which can cause damage to the shed and its base.ย 

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access for delivery?

Providing there is access via a side gate there are normally no issues. The following obstacles need consideration although are not necessarily prohibitive:

  • Access only through the house / garage.
  • Tight access involving corners.
  • Restricted vehicle access to the property.

If there are any doubts, please let us know and we will do our best to find a solution.

Do I need to treat my shed?

All wooden sheds are constructed with pressure treated wood so there is no need for treatment as the process completely penetrates the timber.

Uncoloured, the wood will have a green tint caused by the copper element of the preservative.

It is then possible to have the timber treated in a colour of your choice.

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What is Western Red Cedar?

Western Red Cedar has a high natural resistance to decay and goes by the name of Thuja plicata.

In its natural state, it has an attractive colouring which ranges from a light straw shade all the way through to a dark reddish brown at its centre.

It is free from pitch, has a smooth finish to the touch and holds stains and paints excellently.

Its expansion coefficient is minimal meaning that the timber is more resistant to bending and warping.

It is also blessed with excellent insulation qualities and its aromatic odour acts as a natural repellent to insects and moths.

It is a premium wood at a premium price, but it is an all-round superior product.ย 

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