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Yes, our self build garden rooms are modular and are easily assembled as well as dismantled.

This is a self build project that requires 2 people with little DIY knowledge but if you require an installer we have a list of professional installers whose price depends on site survey

The delivery of the pod requires a large wagon therefore you must be sure that the vehicle can access your road and arrive at the destination.  The pod has to be handballed off the Wagon and is your responsibility to do so.  It will require at least 2 people to lift off the vehicle.  You must consider the location of the pod and access to the back of the property too.  You can arrange your own pick up from our showroom if you would prefer to eliminate any delivery costs.  You must read our Terms and Conditions beforehand.

Yes, all of our timber comes from suitable wood sources with an FSC certificate.  This is wood that is managed responsibly. It is socially beneficial to the surrounding communities and both economically and environmentally viable.

The rules governing building regulations for garden rooms are: … Between 15m2And 30m2 – Building regulations are required if the garden room is built less than a meter from a boundary or it is not constructed substantially of non-combustible materials. Anything larger than 30m2building regulations is required.

The pods are designed and measured under the planning permission requirements of 30m2.  They are no higher than 2.5m from the ground to the underside of the eaves.

How close to my boundary can my Neighbour build? Single story extensions to the side of your property to be no more than four meters in height and no wider than half the original size of the property. For those building a double extension on their property, you cannot go closer than seven meters to the boundary.

A flat, level and sturdy base is required for your garden room to sit onto. A concrete base is often the most popular choice and an ideal foundation for a cabin.


All garden rooms come with detailed cabin plans and comprehensive instructions, visuals and a video.

Before taking on a garden room build project, we would recommend checking out all relevant instructions to understand what’s involved and if this is achievable in your circumstances.

Self-installing a garden room isn’t for everyone and can sometimes be an overwhelming project, so it’s important to ensure you have checked all details before taking this on. You may also want to consider getting in touch with a local carpenter or handyman who could also confidently take on a cabin assembly. We may be able to recommend competent installers in your area. Please contact us on info@podonapallet.com if you would like help sourcing a tradesman.