The Shire Chatsworth is a well specified summerhouse with two oversized opening windows, a glazed matching door and an apex roof. Savour the privacy of your garden with this well defined summerhouse. Great as a garden retreat. All timber is from sustainable sources, so that you can feel good about buying a Shire summerhouse. Shire buildings are made from a high grade ship-lap tongue and groove construction. Manufactured in the UK, Shire’s summerhouses are renowned for their quality. This is distinguished from fast grown type timber used on cheaper summerhouses from other manufactures. Tongue and groove construction means the building is better sealed from the elements.
The timber used is a continental slow grown timber. Slower grown timber means tighter grain, extra strength and longer life.
Frame: A robust Planed 35x35mm (1 1/2′ x 1 1/2′) framework (walls and floor) that gives the building strength.
Floor: manufactured from high quality 12mm planed tongue and groove matching pattern boarding.
Roof: manufactured from high quality 12mm planed tongue and groove matching pattern boarding.
Walls: are constructed using high quality 12mm thick softwood planed tongue and groove shiplap pattern boarding. All timber is from sustainable sources, so that you can feel good about buying a Shire summerhouse.
Windows: are properly morticed and tenoned. They are opening, profiled, and weather resistant. The window has a unique profiled ‘lip’ that covers the aperture of the opening in the panel making it weather resistant. Casement stays have 2 levels of opening. The glazing is 3mm horicultural glass. All glazing is retained by profiled beading which is pre-mitred (no awkward corners to be cut).
Doors: Joinery Door with 3/4 length glass glazed doors.
Treatment: All Shire garden buildings are supplied pre-treated with a base coat to both sides in a golden brown water based industrial product (colour can vary from the picture shown). Shire the manufacturer recommends that you apply a water based top coat of your choice. This will protect the timber from weathering on your shed making it last longer and will need to be repeated accordingly in relation to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Established in 1945 Shire are the UK’s leading and one of the oldest established manufacturer of garden buildings. Shire benefit from being adjacent to the Port of Wisbech through which Shire discharge timber into their warehouses. Shire is the proud manufacturer of the largest timber garden building range produced in the UK. Their range includes Garden Sheds, Log Cabins, Eco Homes, Home Offices, Sheds, Workshops, Summerhouses, Playhouses, Arbours, Storage units and Pet houses.
Their UK production facilities cover some 23 acres and include huge undercover stock holding facilities, an advanced high speed timber planing mill, modern well equipped joinery production facility and semi-automated production lines. All Shire garden buildings are manufactured in the UK using the finest spruce timber, imported directly and machined through the most up to date machines to ensure the best quality and best value for money garden sheds in the UK.