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If you are looking for a garden shed in Manchester, and want choice, quality and value for money, gardensite.co.uk can offer all you need and more.
Established in 1952, in 1999 we were one of the very first specialist online retailers and have been supplying garden sheds to customers in Manchester and the North West ever since.
We sell a huge range of many different types and sizes of garden sheds from all the top brand names. The very best choice of shed from Forest, Halls, Rowlinson and Sutton - straight to your doorstep in Manchester, delivered free of charge and some even erected completely free.
Timber sheds are still the most popular and, as Manchester and the North West is famous for its rainfall, you'll be glad to know they are weather proof and watertight and will last for many years. People like the rustic, traditional appearance and, as a natural material, it seems to fit into a garden landscape very easily.
Metal sheds need little or no maintenance, and probably offer more security if you store expensive garden equipment and cycles. They may not look quite as traditional as timber sheds but wood effect cladding is available and any staining can be minimized with good guttering and stainless steel fittings.
Plastic sheds are easily and quickly assembled. They are very low maintenance since they won't rot or rust and need no painting. If not quite as rigid as wooden and metal sheds, they are highly durable using the latest plastics and resin building techniques, can be very secure.
We can supply garden sheds to Manchester in every standard size from 4ft x 3ft to a whopping 9ft x 18ft workshop.
Think about what use the shed is going to get, now and in the future. If just for storage, you can buy a compact sized shed or something a little larger if you need it for cycles or motorbikes, others cater for gardening and other equipment. You can have a single door, double door, windows or windowless, pent or apex roofs.
As the square footage increases there Is obviously much more space for DIY, gardening or hobbies. Increasing the size gives you more options, larger projects can be undertaken, garden equipment can be repaired etc. Sheds that double up as a greenhouse are particularly useful for a gardener who likes to propagate their own plants.
When you've decided, buy the largest shed you can afford and which looks right in your garden. You will be so annoyed and frustrated if in time your needs change and it proves too small.
If you are in Manchester or the North West, there is no need to go to a garden centre to look at the choice or check the sizes. All the garden sheds are on gardensite.co.uk, fully illustrated with all the technical details and specifications you need.
Also clearly displayed are the optional extras such as staging, benches and bases, so that you can have your shed configured to your satisfaction.
All the relevant information should be included on Gardensite and you can easily compare different sheds. However if you have a particular requirement or any question, we have a dedicated helpline and our very knowledgeable sales staff, who have experience of all our products, will be able to answer any query.
Delivery time to Manchester will depend on the particular shed. Most manufacturers quote seven days and we will ensure that delivery will be fast, efficient and can be followed on our tracking system all the way to the North West.
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