8' x 6' Forest Delamere Shiplap Dip Treated Double Door Apex Wooden Shed (2.4m x 1.89m)

Product code:
SHS25413

From £499.99

To £909.97

With its clever modular design and top-quality build, this 8x6, double-door, wooden shed is easy to assemble, incredibly robust and offers excellent garden storage.

  • 10-year anti-rot guarantee - annual retreatment required
  • 12mm shiplap cladding with 30% more structural framing
  • 14mm solid timber floor included - superior to OSB
  • Roof felt included - colour may vary
  • 15% more timber overall
  • Easiest build sheds on the market
  • For more information about our shed base options click here
Size & Specification

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8' x 6' Forest Delamere Shiplap Dip Treated Double Door Apex Wooden Shed (2.4m x 1.89m)   + £499.99
Shed Base Options
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Recommended if you do not have a solid, level base such as concrete or paving slabs.

Shed Installation Option
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Unless you have purchased one of our wooden base kits, please ensure a solid, level base is constructed before your installation date. We will contact you to arrange an installation date after checkout.

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  • 3. Optional Extras
  • Optional Extras
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    Shed & Fence Treatment (5L) - Dark Brown -

    £14.49

    Our Shed and Fence Treatment in Dark Brown is very easy to apply and extends the life of the timber. This resin enriched timber preservative is suitable for rough sawn or smooth planed timber.

    This timber treatment is quick drying, low odour, fade resistant and water repellent. It offers an opaque matt/satin finish but allows the texture of the wood to show through. Please note: if used on smooth planed timber, the resulting colour may be paler than if used on rough sawn timber. Two coats are therefore recommended for best results for smooth planed timber. The treatment contains special colourfast pigments which bond to the wood ensuring lasting beauty.

    One 5L supplied. 1 Litre will cover 4-8 square meters if one coat applied.

    Brushes and splashes can be cleaned with water. It is harmless to plants and pets when used as directed.

    Also available in Harvest Gold.

    • Simple to apply & dries fast!
    • Suitable for all rough-sawn or smooth-planed timber situated above ground
    • Easy to clean (wash with water)
    • If applying to a pressure treated shed or fencing, please wait until 6 weeks after assembly.
    • Other colours available
    • One 5L tub of treatment provided (1L provides one coat for 4-8mof timber)
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    Shed and Fence Treatment Harvest Gold 5ltr -

    £14.49

    Our Shed and Fence Treatment in Harvest Gold is very easy to apply and extends the life of the timber. This resin enriched timber preservative is suitable for rough sawn or smooth planed timber.

    This timber treatment is quick drying, low odour, fade resistant and water repellent. It offers an opaque matt/satin finish but allows the texture of the wood to show through. Please note: if used on smooth planed timber, the resulting colour may be paler than if used on rough sawn timber. Two coats are therefore recommended for best results for smooth planed timber. The treatment contains special colourfast pigments which bond to the wood ensuring lasting beauty.

    One 5L tub supplied. 1 Litre will cover 4-8 square meters if one coat applied.

    Brushes and splashes can be cleaned with water. It is harmless to plants and pets when used as directed.

    Also available in Dark Brown.

    • Simple to apply & dries fast!
    • Suitable for all rough-sawn or smooth-planed timber situated above ground
    • Easy to clean (wash with water)
    • If applying to a pressure treated shed or fencing, please wait until 6 weeks after assembly.
    • Other colours available
    • One 5L tub of treatment provided (1L provides one coat for 4-8mof timber).
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    Solartech Premium Garden Building Solar Lighting Kit 3 - Suitable for Apex Roofed Sheds up to 4m x 3.5m (14 x 12') -

    £169.9900

    The Solartech Premium Solar Lighting Kit 3 is the simplest, safest, most attractive way to light an apex shed, using the latest solar technology for effective year-round interior lighting.  This solar kit features 2 strip lights.

    A powerful system, using advanced solar technology and the latest lithium battery know-how, allows these strip lights to run for up to 5 hours every evening with a brightness equivalent to a 300lm mains LED strip. The battery hub can also charge other mobile devices, whilst the fully weather-resistant solar panel is effective all-year-round, ensuring that these garden lights will never go out unexpectedly.

    This solar lighting kit includes 1 x 5w solar panel, 1 x panel bracket, 1 x 10Ah battery hub, 1 x 5m hub/ LED cable, 2 x 3w LED strips, 1 x fixing pack and an instruction manual.  

    Simple to install, using a plug and play system, and supplied with a reassuring 2-year warranty, these solar shed lights are suitable for all apex sheds.

    9 different kits are available, so there is advanced Solartech lighting to suit almost any garden building.

    Delivery is free to most UK addresses.

    • Strip light fitting
    • Equivalent to a 300lm LED strip
    • Advanced, weather-resistant solar and lithium battery technology
    • Plug and play system
    • Battery can charge other mobile devices
    • 2-year warranty
    • Suitable for all apex sheds
    • Free delivery within 15 working days to most UK addresses
    • PLEASE NOTE: Our installation services for sheds and other garden buldings do not include the installation of solar lighting kits
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    Shed Shelving Unit - Grey -

    £49.99

    This Shed and Garage Shelving Unit is an easy, great-value way to keep any garden building tidy.

    The 4 height-adjustable shelves are constructed from tough chipboard, and the shelf support beams from European-made steel. Each shelf can store up to 100kg of tools and equipment when the weight is uniformly distributed. The freestanding shelf unit’s legs are fitted with plastic protective feet to prevent the load damaging the garage, workshop or shed floor.

    Lightweight and simple to manoeuvre when empty, this standalone shed racking unit can easily be assembled, without the need for bolts, using a rubber mallet (mallet not included).

    Supplied with assembly instructions and a 1-year guarantee, these invaluable shed storage shelves are available with either a grey or blue steel frame.

    Delivery is free to most UK addresses.

    • Includes 4 height-adjustable chipboard shelves
    • European-made steel shelf support beams and frame
    • Each shelf holds up to 100kg (uniformly distributed load)
    • Legs are fitted with protective plastic feet
    • Simple bolt-free assembly
    • Free delivery to most UK addresses within 5 - 10 working days
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  • Accessories
  • Specification
  • Description
  • Why choose a Forest Delamere Shed?
  • Trustpilot Reviews
  • Forest Delamere Better Shed Features
  • From The Supplier: Forest Garden
  • Forest Pro-Installation Service
  • Delivery

Specification

Brand Forest Garden
Cladding Shiplap Tongue and Groove
Cladding Thickness 12
Construction Type Shiplap
Door Type Double Doors
Framing Size 28 x 28mm
Size 8' x 6'
Roof Covering Felt
Roof Style Apex
Material Wooden
Treatment Dip treated
Guarantee 10 years
Depth at Base 2396
Depth including Overhang 2428
Height at Highest Point 2104
Height at Lowest Point 1598
Width at Base 1874
Width including Overhang 1987
Door Height 1692
Door Width 1180
Glazing Material Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Glazing
Locking System Plate Hasp & Staple
Number of Windows 2 windows
Floor Material Boarded
Floor Thickness 14
Roof Material OSB (Oriented strand board)
Roof Thickness 8

Description

The Double Door 8x6 Delamere is a premium garden shed offering excellent garden storage. The Delamere is a dip-treated, shiplap, apex shed which is part of Forest Garden's The Better Shed range offering a stronger build and better features than other wooden sheds.

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 Delamere's walls are constructed from 12mm shiplap cladding. Shiplap is a constructed using interlocking tongue and groove boards which offer a tight, weather-resistant finish with great strength and warp-resistance than overlap construction. Shiplap also features a scallop which aids water run-off and provides an attractive finish. Where the panels join together, cover strips are used to ensure the structure remains weathertight.

A thick 14mm pressure-treated timber boarded floor with pressure-treated bearers not only provides a long-lasting, effective barrier against ground moisture, it allows for the storage of heavier tools and machinery too. A timber floor is far superior to standard OSB flooring as it is more durable, more attractive and won't sag.

A metal truss bracket adds strength to and improves alignment of the roof beams. Made from 8mm OSB, the roof is finished with felt. Please note that felt colour may vary.

Storage-friendly access to the 8x6 shed is gained via wide double doors, which include double-Z framing to prevent them 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 the opportunity to store taller items, while 2 PET-glazed windows allow for natural light. These windows are made from recycled materials, virtually shatterproof and will never discolour or become brittle. They can be fitted in a choice of positions. See the floor plan for more details..

All of the timber is FSC®-certified, which is the only wood certification scheme endorsed by the major environmental charities. 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 pressure-treated shed base or convenient plastic shed base can be purchased as an optional extra too.

This wooden shed is supplied dip-treated and should be coated in a quality wood preservative, annually, in order to maintain its handsome appearance and validate the excellent 10-year anti-rot guarantee.

Delivery is free to most UK addresses.

  • Excellent 10-year anti-rot guarantee
  • Modular design for easier assembly and a stronger shed
  • Premium kiln-dried, smooth-planed 12mm shiplap cladding
  • Robust 28mm shed frame
  • 14mm pressure-treated timber boarded floor with pressure-treated bearers
  • 8mm OSB apex roof
  • Metal roof truss bracket for extra strength
  • Double doors fitted with double-Z frame, hidden hinges and a hasp and staple plate
  • 2 shatterproof PET-glazed windows can be placed in different positions
  • Designed and built in the UK from FSC®-certified wood
  • Fixtures, fittings and clear instructions for a simple assembly
  • Installation service and a shed base available as optional upgrades
  • Free delivery to most UK addresses

Shed Base Options

Wooden Shed Base

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

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 50mm. This pack contains 20 squares and heavy-duty, commercially-graded weed membrane.

Do you need a Better Shed?

Forest Garden are proud to introduce their latest innovation: The Better Shed. With three ranges - the Kielder, the Epping and the Delamere - 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 Delamere Shed?

When you buy a new shed, you want to invest in a shed that is robust, durable and practical. Forest Dip Treated sheds offer you all this along with great value for money.

Forest branded dip 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 shiplap sheds we've ever made

FLEXIBILE WINDOWS

Same size panels are interchangeable - you can choose the window placement to suit your garden allowing flexibility for your garden design.

FLEXIBLE DOORS

Doors can be positioned to the left or right of the shed. Single doors can be hung to be left- or right-hand opening.

  • treatment

    Dip treatment coats the timber in a preservative which protects the wood from rot and fungal decay. When supported by annual applications, this treatment provides at least a decade of protection.

  • floor

    Strong 14mm pressure-treated 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.

  • extra strength

    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.

  • cladding

    Shiplap 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.

  • windows

    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.

  • doors

    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 10 year anti-rot guarantee.

Dip Treatment. Boards are dipped in anti-fungal solution.

Smaller sections make transportation and handling easy.

Quick and easy construction.

Dip Treatment Process Explained

Dip treatment is a tried and tested method of applying wood preservative to timber products, and the process is fairly straightforward. First, the timber is dipped into a cylinder containing a powerful wood preservative. The preservative is then absorbed into the surface of the timber and, after it’s removed and left to dry, it will be thoroughly protected it against both rot and fungal decay.

After the dip treatment process is completed, the timber will have a lovely orangey-brown hue, ensuring it will become an attractive feature of your garden, as well as complementing most fence panels. Of course, you can choose to stain your dip treated shed another colour upon assembly. If you’re interested in an affordable, practical, and sturdy dip treated shed, why not take a look at our featured products below?

step 1
Dip

Timber is dipped into a cylinder containing preservative

step 2
Absorb

Preservative is absorbed into the surface of the timber

step 3
Remove

Timber is removed from the cylinder of preservative

step 4
Dry

Timber is left to dry.

WILL REQUIRE RE-TREATMENT AT LEAST EVERY OTHER YEAR

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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

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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.




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Home Grown

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)

Made in the UK

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.


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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.

Installation

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Covid-19 Special Measures

Protecting the health and wellbeing of all our employees and customers during the COVID-19 virus is paramount. At the present time, we will continue to make deliveries to residential addresses through our home delivery fleet but will be introducing strict precautionary measures that eliminate contact.

If you are expecting one of our installation teams, to protect both yourself and our employees, we would request that you leave clear instructions for them about where you would like the building installed and that you remain within your property while they complete their work. Prior to their arrival, you will be asked to let us have a telephone number, if we don’t already have it, so they can contact you by phone if necessary.

Please be aware that your delivery may take longer than usual. It may also take us a little longer to answer your email or your phone call so please be patient with us during this unprecedented time.

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 Postcodes, GY Postcodes, HS Postcodes, IV Postcodes, KW Postcodes, IM Postcodes, JE Postcodes 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 4 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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR PRO-INSTALLATION SERVICE PAGE HERE

Delivery

Forest Garden Delivery

Forest Garden Delivery 

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 CA, CO, DH, DL, DT, EX, IP, NE, NR, PL, SR, TD, TQ, TR, TS and Scottish postcodes, instead delivery will be 4 - 5 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.