Sunday, 3 July 2011 By: Hurley Allotments

Planning permission is granted for sheds

We are delighted to confirm that planning permission for the erection of sheds on the allotment site has been approved.

Bulk buying discount

The comittee has arranged for a bulk buy discount on 4 ft x 6 ft sheds as follows:

  • A provisional price of £200 for tongue and groove apex sheds with a good quality roof and floor.
  • The offer applies to a single bulk order of 10 or more sheds (collectively, smaller orders will not be given discount)
  • Sheds will be erected by the company supplying providing a suitable base in is place
  • Sheds are pre-treated and are a golden brown colour.  You will be required to treat the shed within 2 months with a preservative provided (price for preservative to be confirmed) which will both preserve the shed and comply with the planning permission
  • Sheds can be supplied approx. one week from the order being placed
  • Payment will be required in advance to the committee who will arrange purchase and installation

If you are interested in taking advantage of this offer you have until 10th July 10 to register your interest by putting a note in the postbox below the noticeboard.  If 10 or more are interested payment will be required shortly after.

If you would like to view the sheds visit the production unti which is one the site of Four Oaks Reclamation near Buzzards Valley Vineyard, Drayton Bassett.

Whether you take advantage of this offer or not, please note that sheds must comply with the planning application.  This means that they must be:

  • Either a 'Type 1' 6x4 apex shed or a 'Type 2' with a 2x4 lean-to with canopy
  • Stained natural brown
  • Erected in the correct area (as marked out by the committee originally)
  • Positioned either side of the shared path with a 600mm gap between (i.e. the width of the path)
  • Those on the bottom plots should leave a 500mm gap between the shed and the back of your plot boundary (to allow for the trimming of the hedge once it is in place)




Sheds should be put on a base that is removable, such as slabs or wooden struts. Concrete bases or hard core should not be used. There are also maximum height restrictions so if you are thinking of building your own shed, please ask for details.

Type 2 Sheds are available for individual purchase (and self erection) from www.shedstore.co.uk and are currently priced at £170.

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