Information and Guidance

We have a range of technical data, installation guides and useful information on building with SIPs, to help guide clients, architects and builders.

Terms & Conditions

Delivery Information

We offer delivery* to your site or collection from our premises in Gloucestershire.

Collection

Please ensure that your collection vehicle can accommodate the size and number of SIP panels you have ordered. We will help you load your vehicle but please make sure you have help to unload at your destination.

Delivery

  • We will require parking to unload our vehicles. Usually, four parking spaces are adequate.
  • If parking permits are required, please make these available during delivery.
  • Please ensure that someone is available to assist the delivery driver with unloading.
  • Delivery is to the kerbside or drive only.

Delivery Costs

Delivery is charged at £1.45 + VAT per mile each way*, by postcode from our workshop to the postcode at your destination. We will confirm delivery costs on your order confirmation.

Delivery inside the M25 (London) is charged at £1.75 + VAT per mile by postcode from our workshop to the postcode at your destination. We will confirm delivery costs on your order confirmation.

*There is a minimum charge of £175.00 + VAT.

Payment Terms

Our payment terms for SIP Panels and DIY Garden Room Kits are as follows:

Upon Confirmation of Order: 35% of the total order value

7 Days Prior to Delivery or On Collection: Balance payable in full

All prices quoted are subject to VAT at 20%

FAQs

We have endeavoured to provide a wide range of information about the products we offer on our website, which we hope is helpful. There are answers to the most frequent questions we’re asked below, however, if there’s anything you need to know, please call us on 01452 840284 or email us at [email protected]

SIP Panels

You will receive SIP panels at the size you ordered, but will need to order accessories and extras such as breather membrane, joining splines and cladding as appropriate., which you can purchase through us if you prefer.

Yes, you can collect from our workshop in Gloucestershire or we can deliver to kerbside.

DIY Garden Room Kits

Yes, we can adapt any of our standard rooms or create a bespoke kit to your size and specification, which we will provide a price for.

We provide a comprehensive installation guide with every room.

You will need to consider the type of base that your self-build garden room kit will be constructed on. Typically, we would expect you to need one of three types of foundation: pad, ground screws existing/new concrete base. You can use adjustable feet to level off the base, which you can purchase through us if you prefer. Ground screws and pads can also be purchased through us.

The kit you have ordered will include the elements that are applicable to that kit and the SIP panels will be cut to size, ready for installation.

Most rooms will not require planning permission and will fall under Permitted Development rights. However, if you are unsure, please seek guidance from your Local Planning Authority.

Cedar and Thermowood cladding are maintenance-free. Tanalised Redwood will require treatment throughout its life.

On our Shell + External Kit and Complete Kit we include UPVC glazing. We offer a choice of sizes of glazing. As an upgrade, we also offer aluminium windows and bifold doors.

It takes 6–8weeks from confirmation of your order and is subject to our production schedule.

Home Extension Kits

We design and supply a structural and insulated build kit utilising our premanufactured SIPs system, for side, rear and front extensions to homes, for your main contractor to build on site. We include the structural design and full structural calculations, from drawings that you provide.

If you don’t have an architect, we can offer this as an additional service through our in-house RIBA architects.

Some home extensions will not require planning permission and will fall under Permitted Development rights, depending on their size. Please seek guidance from your Local Planning Authority if you are at all unsure.

Our payment terms span three stages:

Stage 1:

10% of total order upon client acceptance of estimated price, when we will prepare working drawings for client approval and book a provisional production date in our workshops.

Stage 2:

25% of total order upon client approval of working drawings, when we will instruct the Structural Engineer to prepare structural drawings and calculations, update the estimate and drawings if appropriate and confirm a production date in our workshops.

Stage 3:

65% of total order on collection of SIPs kit or 7 days prior to delivery.

Annexes and Ancillary Buildings

We offer a turnkey service, which includes groundworks^, full structural calculations, standard planning application^^, installation and finishing, based on one of our four Annexe models.

^Groundworks up to 10m from the edge of the building. Additional distance priced separately
^^If surveys and/or additional reports are required, these will be charged for in addition to our standard service

We can offer this as an additional service through our in-house RIBA architects.

Most Annexes do need planning permission and our experienced team will assist with this.

Our payment terms span three stages:

Stage 1:

5% of total order upon client acceptance of estimated price, when we will prepare working drawings for client approval and book a provisional production date in our workshops.

Stage 2:

30% of total order upon client approval of working drawings, when we will instruct the Structural Engineer to prepare structural drawings and calculations, update the estimate and drawings if appropriate and confirm a production date in our workshops.

Stage 3:

60% of total order 7 days prior to installation of the Annexe.

Stage 4:

5% of total order 4 weeks after installation.

How to Order from Us

If you would like to find out more, discuss a project you’re planning or request a quote, please call us on 01452 840284 or email us at [email protected].

Alternatively, please complete the form to the right and we’ll be in touch.

If you’d like to visit us, our showroom in Gloucestershire is open from 10:00am until 4:00pm Monday to Friday and by appointment on Saturday, where we are on hand to discuss your plans for creating the additional space you’re looking for.

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