Garden Office Pods

16th October 2023

Garden Office Pod Ideas

By far, garden office pods have proven to be one of the most popular uses for Green Retreats garden rooms.

Because of our 70-size configurations, we can cater to all garden types, meaning you can have the perfect garden office setup, beautifully tailored to your home’s needs.

Garden office pods, in particular, are a cost-effective and space-efficient alternative to traditional home extensions. Their compact and versatile design promotes a private, professional remote setup that facilitates a productive output.

What’s more, our buildings are fully insulated for use all year round, meaning productivity doesn’t dive with the weather.

client working in a bepsoke garden office

Working from home has become a necessity for a lot of the country’s workforce. Garden offices are more paramount than even before for hybrid and remote roles, especially for employees without a dedicated workspace at home. 

A garden office pod is a modern, simple and cost-effective way to add space at home, not only does a garden office pod offer a working environment a few steps away from your home but it also will add value to your property

These unique and modern buildings are something that the whole family will want to use! 

What is a garden office pod?

A garden office pod is a compact and practical garden building used as your dedicated workspace. In our mind, the perfect garden office pod is a small garden room or garden pod that’s been cleverly transformed into a home office. That being said, there’s no reason why a large garden room couldn’t become your garden office pod – after all, it’s the modular styling and garden location of our buildings that make them a ‘pod’ anyway!

Grey composite clad garden room used as a garden office

9 Benefits of a Garden Office Pods



Our garden buildings are available in over 70 size configurations for each design. This means we have a building to suit your needs and available space. The unique and modular design of our buildings makes them a neat and compact addition to your home and garden. What’s more, we can construct our buildings as close as 40cm to any obstacle or boundary, meaning we can use up any tricky gap or hidden nook in the garden.


2. Stylish

The modern and unique design of our garden buildings make them a stylish addition to your home and lifestyle. Scandi-inspired trends of minimalism and natural materials have inspired our quality built designs to create a feature in your garden that is contemporary and lasting.

Garden office pods are detached from the main home, giving a private and professional space to focus on your work. This means you can close the doors at the end of the day knowing you’ve done a hard day’s work and go home to relax.


3. Built for Quality

We use only the best materials to construct our buildings, meaning your garden office will be a lasting investment to your home. Every building comes with a 10-year guarantee and is designed for a 30-year life. Learn more about our materials and manufacturing process here…

Insulated Garden Office
4. Planning Permission Rarely Required

A garden room is a great alternative to extending your home. It feels like an extension of your home without the stress of planning permission. You can find out more about the planning permissions process here…


5. Year-Round-Use

Our quality materials extend to our complex insulation layers in our roofs, walls and floors, as well as the premium double glazing in our doors and windows. We also include heating as standard with all of our insulated garden room buildings. This creates a dry, warm and comfortable space to use all-year-round. The productivity in your garden office needn’t drop with the temperature!


6. Cost-effective

A garden building is a cost-effective way to add extra space at home compared to the alternatives; such as a loft conversion, extension or conservatory. We use the same high-quality buildings materials that you would find in a new build home, making our buildings as comfortable as a room in your house would be.

slim composite clad garden office
7. Private

Our garden office pods are completely detached from your house, giving a distinction between work life and home life. Whether your job needs silence or requires you to make a lot of noise, either way, you and your household are protected from each other!


8. Professional

Garden office pods are a dedicated space for work. Often the home office quickly becomes a dual-purpose space, or you have no home office at all and are working from the dining room table or sofa. If you are taking video calls or having clients meet you at your home office, then a garden office keeps a professional edge for your business.


9. Work-life balance

In our opinion, the most impactful benefit of garden office pods is that they facilitate a healthy work-life balance, which is important for your family relationships, especially when working from home.

A modern life and career mean wearing many hats, and the version of you that you take to work might not be the version you want your family to know! 

Keep home life for fun, family time and relaxation. Keep the stresses of work at the office. 

This is made easier with a garden office pod when you can lock the door and walk away at the end of the day.

garden office pod

4 Garden Office Pod Ideas


1. Small Garden Office Pods

Small garden office pods are sometimes all you need! It’s amazing what can be achieved inside even some of our smallest buildings. Scandi-inspired minimalism and modern organisation makes working from a small garden office pod a breeze.


2. Large Garden Office Pods

Large garden office pods are a fantastic workspace if you need space for a few people or have a lot of bulky equipment. Even in our largest sizes, our buildings are still stylish and discreet, meaning they won’t look out of place. 


3. Secret Retreat

Positioning your garden office pods behind a large tree or in the back corner of the garden gives maximum privacy for your work and can make it feel like you are not at home at all. Our natural materials and elegant designs can blend into your garden environment and disappear for a completely secret den. 


4. Stand Out Style

We offer a range of styles and finishes which mean you can think outside the box and create a building that makes a stand-out feature in your garden. With everything from cladding options, to exterior lighting, we can help create a building that will be the envy of your neighbours.

Still need some inspiration? Why not check out these garden office ideas to kick off your garden office pod journey!

garden office pod


Start designing your garden office pod today!

To see your garden office options from the comfort of your home why not request a brochure from us to get to know what garden room will suit you best!

For the in-person experience visit our Westcott or our Twickenham showroom to get an insight to what your garden room could be. Either drop in or book an appointment below to start your garden office pod project today…


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