If you have any questions which haven’t been answered in our FAQ’s below, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.
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On the whole concrete garages are classed as temporary structures and as such do not normally require planning permission. However, there are exceptions to this. The general rule is if the overall height (ridge height) of the building is above 2.5 metres planning would be required. Overall size and location of the garage can also trigger a need for planing so we always recommend checking with your local planning authority first.
In most cases you will need someone to come and dismantle/remove the building for you. Especially if it has an asbestos roof. There are many companies who offer these kinds of services. In many cases our approved local agents can provide this garage removal service for you. If they cant they will be able to recommend someone that can.
In short, yes. Concrete garages are very heavy, the average single garage will weigh inexcess of 2.5 tonnes, therefore we need a solid concrete garage base to build on. We cannot build on paving slabs, block paving or tarmac.
You would not normally need building regulations approval for a concrete garage but as regulations vary across the country we always recommend checking with your local authority first.
Concrete garages are quite straightforward to insulate. We can supply lining clips that enable you to safely fix timber battens to the concrete panels. Insulating material can then be affixed to the wall with plywood boards then fixed over the top and to the timber battens. Why not read our blog post on lining and insluating concrete garages to find out more
Lidget Compton are the largest and leading manufacturer of sectional concrete garages and sheds in the UK. Our concrete panels are the thickest in the industry making our buildings incredible robust. We also only use the finest materials to ensure we construct the best concrete garage and as the UK’s largest supplier we have the resources and infrastructure in place to respond quickly and effectively in the unlikely event you have a problem with your building.
Yes, every Lidget Compton is supplied with a 10 year structural warranty for peace of mind.
Concrete garages are a very cost effective method of increasing your storage space. Prices vary consdierably depending on the style and size of building but generally a concrete garage will be a third of the price of a brick built alternative
We recommend the minimum thickness of a concrete base to be 4″ with a minimum of 8″ thickness around the edge.
Recent studies have shown that a single garage could add as much as £11,000 to the value of your home, while a double garages could increase its value by up to £20,000
Generally speaking a garage should not cover more than a third of your overall property, however as regulations vary across the country we always recommend checking with your local planning office first.