Garden rooms: Where do you start, what do they cost, and how long will you have to wait?

The cost of building garden rooms or sheds has risen and waiting times are longer

Shomera garden room, prices range from € 18,000 to €40,000

Shomera garden room, prices range from € 18,000 to €40,000

The cost of building garden rooms or sheds has increased and waiting times are longer. Will this continue into 2022?

Garden rooms and sheds have been in big demand in the last 18 months. The extra space they provide has been a boon to those working from home during the pandemic or for those just looking to escape the hustle and bustle of family life. Fuelled by high demand and raw materials shortages, however, the cost of building garden rooms and sheds has increased and waiting times have lengthened. But is this a short-term blip or can we expect long waits and higher costs to continue in 2022?

Frank O’Sullivan of Shomera, which provides garden rooms, has seen a huge rise in demand since last year and says this is down to a number of issues.

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