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See our range of stylish and durable, free standing and lean to carports (car canopies or car ports as they are also known) available to protect your vehicle from the elements. With various options available to suite your preference, our carports are made from high-impact polycarbonate and rust-resistant aluminium, or premium timber (Nordic spruce) for a robust, reliable shelter.


We offer free delivery to most UK postcodes on all our car ports for sale. To explore our range, click on any of the product images or the “view details” button below. Read our Garden Storage Buying Guide for information about garden storage solutions. Step Two: Purpose-Built Garden Storage, in particular, discusses carports.

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12' x 17' Palmako Robert Wooden Carport (3.5m x 5.1m)
22% Off
2 - 3 Weeks 5 year guarantee
Special Price £2,299.00
Was £2,949.00
20' x 25' Palmako Karl Wooden Carport (6m x 7.6m)
27% Off
3 - 4 Weeks 5 year guarantee
Special Price £3,599.00
Was £4,979.00
20' x 17' Palmako Karl Wooden Carport (6m x 5.1m)
25% Off
3 - 4 Weeks 5 year guarantee
Special Price £2,849.00
Was £3,799.00
12' x 25' Palmako Karl Wooden Carport (3.6m x 7.6m)
24% Off
3 - 4 Weeks 5 year guarantee
Special Price £2,499.00
Was £3,299.00
21' x 17' Palmako Robert Wooden Carport (6.3m x 5.1m)
28% Off
3 - 4 Weeks 5 year guarantee
Special Price £3,599.00
Was £4,999.00
12' x 17' Palmako Karl Wooden Carport (3.6m x 5.1m)
19% Off
3 - 4 Weeks 5 year guarantee
Special Price £1,899.00
Was £2,369.00
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Are you looking for stylish and affordable protection for your car? If so, our premium-quality carports are a perfect weatherproofed car storage solution. Choose from single or double metal or wooden car ports, with freestanding and lean to carport options also being available.

Name origin and correct spelling: carport, car port or car canopy

The word “carport” is French in origin and comes from "porte-cochère". This is a passageway built on the side of buildings to enable vehicles to travel. Both of the spellings “carports” and “car ports” are in common use. However, to add another name into the mix, these car storage solutions also go by the name “car canopies”, all of which refer to the same thing.

What are the main advantages of car ports?

As well as buying as an alternative solution to a garage, additional benefits of buying our car ports for sale are:

  • Convenience – many homeowners love the convenience of “driving directly in” rather than having to unlock a garage, drive inside, get out of the car often in restricted space and then have to re-lock the garage
  • Dry car maintenance – carports are perfect for car maintenance; the mechanic is able to work in the dry and also without the restricted space garages often have
  • Easy to build – our carports are easy to build even with basic DIY skills
  • Investment – increase the value of your home when you sell, with this sought-after home feature
  • Lower cost – buy as a bonafide alternative to a garage at a much-reduced price
  • Stylish – browse and shop for stylish carports, which are available in:
    • wood (usually suits traditional décors)
    • metal (usually suits modern décors)

Wooden car ports

Our wooden car ports are all manufactured from FSC®-certified Nordic spruce timber. They are perfect for traditional settings and are guaranteed for five years. All of our wooden car ports are supplied untreated, so will need treating with a top-quality wood preservative upon installation and ideally annually thereafter.

Aluminium & Metal carports

Various models of metal carports (usually aluminium) are available for sale at Shedstore. Choose from various styles, which especially suit modern gardens. Choose metal carports as a maintenance-free option, with some models having UV protection.

Freestanding carports

The majority of our carports are freestanding garden buildings, that need to be installed and erected separately from any other building. A number of our models are lean to carports, which means they are designed to “lean next to” a building and in doing so become a stylish form of patio cover or awning.

Lean to carports

Lean to carports have the advantage of consuming less space as they attach directly to a building. Freestanding carports have the advantage of being installable anywhere you have the available space, giving you more flexibility.

Weather and UV protection

Car ports protect cars from harsh winter weather such as frost, rain, wind, and snow. This can sometimes eliminate defrosting windscreens in the morning. In summer months cars are protected from much direct sunlight. Some of our models come with built-in UV protection, ensuring your car's paint job stays looking fresh and vibrant for years to come.

Carport measurements

Understanding the dimensions of your carport is crucial for optimal use. Our carports come in a variety of sizes, ensuring we have the perfect fit for your needs. Whether you're looking for a compact single carport or a spacious double carport, we've got you covered. Remember, the width is the distance along the side of the wall, the projection is the distance the carport spans from the supporting wall, and the height is the overall height of the carport structure.

Quality assurance

When it comes to our carports, quality is our top priority. We understand that a carport is a significant investment, and we want to ensure that you get the most out of it. That's why our carports undergo rigorous wind load testing and comply with all building regulations. Whether you choose our metal carports or wooden carports, you can rest assured that you're getting a product that's built to last.

Installation and convenience

Our carports are designed with your convenience in mind. With easy-to-follow instructions, even those with basic DIY skills can have their carport up in just a few hours. Plus, the convenience of driving directly in without having to unlock a garage door is a game-changer. Say goodbye to the days of fumbling with keys in the rain or snow.


Unlike traditional garages, our carports offer excellent ventilation. The open design allows for natural fresh air to circulate, keeping your car cool in the summer months. Plus, our carports still offer protection against sun, wind, and rain, ensuring your vehicle stays in top condition.

Built-in rainwater guttering

To prevent flooding and water damage, some of our carports come with built-in rainwater guttering. This feature allows water to be directed wherever required, ensuring your carport and surrounding areas stay dry.

Colour schemes

We understand that everyone has different tastes when it comes to design. That's why we offer our carports in a variety of colour schemes. Whether you prefer a classic white, a timber look or dark colours, we have options that will complement your home's exterior.

Polycarbonate roofing

For added durability and protection, consider our carports with polycarbonate roofing. This material is tough, weather-resistant, and able to withstand harsh conditions.

Other storage solutions for cars and motorbikes

Car ports are open buildings designed primarily for aesthetic appeal and to offer some protection from the elements for cars. If you might prefer lockable, secure, and private options for cars and motorbikes, consider these options:

Metal garages

These are all perfect for storing motorbikes, larger versions of these garages can also store cars

Wooden garages

If you prefer the look of wood, these wooden garages will all store motorbikes, with larger garages being also able to store cars and

Large sheds

Many of our large sheds can be used for storing cars and motorbikes

Let Shedstore assist your buying decision

Do you need help selecting your carports or car canopys? Shedstore are here to help! We understand all the “ins and outs” and important considerations when buying from our wooden and metal carports range. Please contact us in the following ways, by phone - 0333 003 0518, by email – send emails through our contact page or speak instantly through Live Chat link which is located at the bottom-left of any page.