8' x 6' Forest Overlap Pressure Treated Apex Wooden Shed (2.43m x 1.99m)
From £489.99 Regular Price £526.99
To £884.97 Regular Price £921.97
Offering great value for its great quality build, this 8x6 shed includes a fantastic guarantee, a wooden floor, increased framing and other features that lead to a more durable, stronger garden shed. The best value sheds on the market!
- 15-year anti-rot guarantee - no retreatment required
- 7mm overlap cladding with 30% more structural framing
- 14mm solid timber floor included - superior to OSB
- Roof felt included
- 15% more timber overall
- Easiest build sheds on the market
- For more information about our shed base options click here
- Why choose a Forest Overlap Pressure Treated Shed?
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- Forest Overlap Pressure Treated Better Shed Features
- From The Supplier: Forest Garden
- Forest Pro-Installation Service
|Door Type||Single Door|
|Framing Size||28 x 28mm|
|Size||8' x 6'|
|Roof Covering||Black Sand Felt|
|Depth at Base||2408|
|Depth including Overhang||2428|
|Height at Highest Point||2103|
|Height at Lowest Point||1597|
|Width at Base||1890|
|Width including Overhang||1987|
|Glazing Material||Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Glazing|
|Locking System||Plate Hasp & Staple|
|Number of Windows||2 windows|
|Roof Material||OSB (Oriented strand board)|
This 8x6 shed is a pressure-treated, overlap apex shed which is part of The Better Shed Range from Forest Garden. This premium wooden shed features a clever modular design, which makes for easier assembly and a stronger garden storage shed.
Expertly designed and built by one of the UK's leading shed manufacturers, The Better Shed's intelligent modular design means it is delivered in smaller sections, making it far easier to assemble than other garden sheds. This modular design also results in more extensive 28mm shed framing, ensuring an incredibly robust structure and far greater resistance to warping.
The walls are constructed from 7mm overlap cladding, which allows the natural movement of the timber throughout the changing seasons and aids efficient rainwater run-off. Wherever the panels join together, cover strips are used to ensure the structure remains completely weathertight. Pressure-treated and backed by a fantastic 15-year anti-rot guarantee, no further treatment is required, saving both time and money.
A 14mm pressure-treated solid timber floor with bearers not only provides a long-lasting, effective barrier against ground moisture, it allows for the storage of heavier tools and machinery too. The 8mm OSB apex roof comes with a metal truss bracket, for extra strength, and a felt covering.
Access to the shed is gained via a single door, which can be hung with a left or right-hand opening, to suit the garden's orientation, and includes double-Z framing to prevent the door from dropping. Tamper-proof hidden hinges and a hasp and staple plate, designed for a padlock (padlock not included), help keep stored items safe.
Once inside, high eaves offer plenty of headroom and make it easy to store taller items, while 2 PET-glazed windows allow plenty of natural light. These windows are made from recycled materials, virtually shatterproof and will never discolour or become brittle. They can be fitted either side of the structure, to suit the shed's place in the garden.
All of the timber is FSC®-certified, which is the only wood certification scheme endorsed by the major environmental charities. Not only robust, weatherproof and ethical, this garden shed's traditional design, smooth-planed barge boards and finial result in an incredibly attractive appearance.
Fixtures, fittings and clear instructions are included for a simple assembly, although a professional installation service is available to purchase as an optional upgrade. A number of other optional extras can be purchased too, including a pressure-treated shed base and a lean-to kit for extra sheltered storage space.
Delivery is free to most UK addresses.
- Fantastic 15-year anti-rot guarantee
- Pressure-treated timber
- Modular design means easier assembly and a stronger structure
- 7mm overlap cladding with cover strips
- Robust 28mm shed frame
- 14mm pressure-treated solid timber floor with bearers
- 8mm OSB apex roof with metal truss bracket, felt covering and finial
- Single door fitted with double-Z frame, hidden hinges and a hasp and staple plate
- Door can be hung for left or right-hand opening
- 2 shatterproof PET-glazed windows can be placed either side of the shed
- High eaves for more headroom
- Built in the UK from FSC®-certified wood
- Smooth-planed barge boards
- Fixtures, fittings and clear instructions for a simple assembly
- Installation service, shed base and a lean-to kit available as optional upgrades
- Free delivery to most UK addresses
Wooden Shed Base Kit
As an alternative to laying slabs or concrete, this shed base is a faster, more cost effective DIY solution.
The wooden shed base consists of a framework that is made from UC4 incised timber which has been pressure treated. The pressure treatment ensures that the framework is robust and is guaranteed to resist rot for an impressive 15 years.
Size of base: 7.5cm (h) x 236cm (w) x 182.6cm (d)
Plastic Shed Base Kit
Quick and simple to install, the 8x6 plastic shed base kit is ideal for avoiding the hassle of laying slabs or concrete when preparing a base for a new shed. Its interlocking design makes it easy to put together and, though lightweight, it provides a very strong and durable base for the shed. Made from 100% recycled plastic, this shed base is eco-friendly. Also, it can be reused if the shed is repositioned. The base allows for ventilation and drainage under the shed, helping to keep the shed floor dry.
To install the base, simply interlock the square grids together and lay onto a firm, level area of ground. We recommend using 15kg of 10mm pea gravel per square (gravel not included). Each square is 500 x 500 x 40mm. This pack contains 20 squares and heavy-duty, commercially-graded weed membrane.
Please be advised that we do not assemble plastic shed bases as part of our installation service. You must prepare the base yourself in advance of the installers' visit.
Do you need a Better Shed?
Forest Garden are proud to introduce their latest innovation: The Better Shed. With three ranges - Overlap Dip Treated, Overlap Pressure Treated and Shiplap Dip Treated - offering choices of treatment and construction, you can configure a shed that suits you and your garden. All boast a timber floor, 15% more framing and are easier to build. Whichever you choose, you can be sure you've chosen The Better Shed.
Why choose a Forest Overlap Pressure Treated Shed?
If you're looking to purchase a new shed and can afford a slightly higher initial spend, buying a pressure treated shed will save you a lot of time and money in the long term.
Forest branded pressure treated sheds have a number of features to ensure maximum durability and strength including boarded wooden floors, security door hinges, extra framing and so much more.
The best overlap sheds we've ever made
Same size panels are interchangeable - you can choose the window placement to suit your garden allowing flexibility for your garden design.
Doors can be positioned to the left or right of the shed. Single doors can be hung to be left- or right-hand opening.
Pressure treatment forces preservative deep inside the timber. The result is long-lasting protection against rot and fungal decay. There is no need to re-treat EVER, saving an estimated £200 in time and treatment costs compared to dip treated sheds.
Strong 14mm boarded timber floor. This wooden floor is built to withstand storage of heavier items as well as years of footfall. The floor is further strengthened by pressure treated bearers. A timber floor is far superior to the OSB that comes with standard sheds.
The design of our sheds features more extensive framing than standard sheds. This results in a more robust build. Larger apex models also feature a metal truss bracket that adds further strength to the roof and ensures best alignment.
Straight edge overlap cladding provides consistency and strength as well as providing the traditional style we all know and love. The high-quality cladding means the panels are less likely to warp or develop gaps.
Our windows are glazed with shatterproof PET glazing, made from recycled materials, which will not yellow or become brittle over time. PET is more robust than the styrene used in standard sheds.
Our doors feature double Z bracing for extra strength, security and to prevent the doors dropping. This is superior to the basic ledge bracing on standard sheds. Our doors are also fitted with hidden security hinges and a padlock-ready hasp and staple.
Comes with a 15 year anti-rot guarantee.
Pressure Treatment. No need for annual retreatment.
Smaller sections make transportation and handling easy.
Quick and easy construction.
Pressure Treatment Process Explained
The Pressure Treatment process for timber has been applied to products for a number of years; the key benefit of this process is that the preservative is forced under vacuum pressure right deep into the heart of the wood and the grain structure. The preservative becomes an integral part of the wood; giving a long life and protection against rot.
This process also means that you never have to apply preservatives to your garden shed, and it allows the natural colours of the timber to show through and so your shed blends easily within your garden. Surprisingly, our Pressure Treated Sheds are only slightly more expensive than our Dip Treated Sheds.
Timber is loaded into chamber and a vacuum empties timber cells of air.
Cylinder is flooded under vacuum with preservative.
Preservative is forced deep into timber using hydraulic pressure.
Another vacuum extracts excess preservative.
Timber draws in surface excess of preservative under low pressure, then is left to dry.
NO NEED TO RE-TREAT - SAVING YOU TIME AND MONEY!
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From the Supplier: Forest Garden
"We're proud to be the largest and most trusted manufacturer and distributor of garden timber products in the UK" - Forest Garden
Making British Gardens Great
At Forest, we know a fair bit about fences. And sheds for that matter. In fact, we've been one of the UK's most trusted manufacturer and distributor of quality wooden garden products for over 50 years.
With two sawmills in the UK processing locally-sourced timber, and a Head Office in Hartlebury, Worcestershire, you’ll find our range of garden buildings, fencing, decking and decorative structures for sale across many sites online and in over 3,000 retail stores. From the forest to the doorstep, we are involved every step of the way to ensure we bring you the best product and service.
We're proud to say that the majority of the timber we use is cut in our very own sawmill from trees grown in the UK.
Not only that, but our range is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the majority of our products carry the FSC logo - so you know that our timber is ethically sourced from well-managed, sustainable forests that are replanted for future generations.
(Certification number TT-COC-001790, Issue date 5 March 2015)
Well made in Britain
The majority of the timber we use is grown and felled from managed UK forests across Scotland and Wales. After felling, the timber is cut and processed in one of our nearby sawmills and taken to our manufacturing operation in the heart of Britain. It is here our skilled workforce proudly produce the widest range of garden buildings, fencing and structures available in the UK.
All of the products that we sell are dispatched from this site. The final part of their journey is managed by our dedicated delivery department who are responsible for distribution direct to customers' homes by our fleet of vehicles.
Helping Everyone Thrive
We like to do our bit for charity and are proud to support Thrive. Thrive uses gardening as therapy to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or those who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.
When will we install your garden building?
If you're not a DIY expert then why not let our professional installation team build it for you leaving you with more time to spare for other activities? Choose our Pro-Installation Service with your chosen shed and enjoy the comfort of knowing that installation is taken care of by skilled and trained installers.
We offer our Pro-Installation Service on a wide range of our garden products. To add installation for this product, please select it from the drop-down selection box or the accessories selection at the top of this page.
Where is installation available?
We offer our Pro-Installation Service to most UK mainland postcodes. Please see the map to check if this service is available in your area. Any orders placed for installation outside of these postcode areas will not be accepted.
Postcode Areas not covered by our Pro-Installation Service: BT, GY, HS, IM, JE and ZE Postcodes
What happens after I order?
Once a delivery date has been booked with you, the installation office will contact you to guide you through the process and ensure you are happy with your purchase. From installation until sign off, our team will make sure your project is hassle free. We minimise disruption and organise all aspects of the installation for you!
When will we install your garden building?
We aim to carry out all installations within 2 - 3 weeks after delivery (depending on postcode areas). Installations are carried out from Monday to Saturday. Prior to your installation date, the installers will telephone you to check through the pre-installation checklist below. Please make sure an accurate telephone has been provided. It is essential that you are available when the installation team arrive.
We offer FREE Delivery to the majority of mainland postcodes. For all fencing and decking orders, we offer FREE delivery for all orders over £200* (£24.99 for orders under £200).
To check you qualify for Pick a Day delivery please use our postcode checker above or within checkout to check delivery is available to your area.
Pick a Day delivery is not available for CO, IP, NR, PL and Scottish postcodes, instead delivery will be 2 - 3 Weeks from the date of the order. A delivery surcharge of £49.99 is applicable to the following Scottish postcodes: AB, DD, DG, EH, FK, G, IV, KW, KA, KY, ML, PA, PH and TD.
Please Note - delivery is NOT available to the following locations: Channel Islands, Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly, Scottish Islands.
The Delivery Process
If you haven't already selected your delivery day in checkout, our delivery team will contact you to arrange a convenient delivery date. If you provide us with a mobile number, we can confirm the day before delivery if your delivery will be morning or afternoon.
Our drivers can leave your delivery in a safe place, please indicate this when selecting your delivery. It is important that the drivers have suitable access and no restrictions. We would not risk damaging your property whilst delivering a product to an un-safe location. Unfortunately, we will not be able to go through your property.
Other than our fence panels (which are delivered fully constructed), all of our products are delivered flat packed, direct to your home and are supplied with a set of instructions to support assembly.
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