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OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

WHY A GARDEN ROOM IS A GOOD SOLUTION

An outdoor classroom by the Green Retreats Family of Companies creates an environment that encourages new ways of learning and thinking.

Using the highest quality materials paired with impeccable design, we are able to create you a year-round classroom of outstanding quality that is also cost-effective.

A highly practical, stylish and contemporary addition to your school; an outdoor classroom school building from Green Retreats creates a diverse teaching space that allows for greater focus, concentration and creativity. Help your school to stand out from the rest with the focal point of an architecturally stunning and forward thinking outdoor classroom.

All Green Retreats buildings are designed and built in the UK using only the highest quality sustainable materials. Let Green Retreats further enhance your school’s green credentials. Check out our environmental policy here…

Did you know…? A school building by Green Retreats takes a maximum of 5 days to install, with some buildings able to be completed in just 2-3 days! Perfect timescales for a hassle free installation during a half-term or school holiday.

SEE OUR GARDEN ROOM DESIGNS & PRICES

Explore our ranges of garden room building designs. At Green Retreats we have a transparent pricing policy where you can see a fully inclusive price for every building design and size. Click below to discover our ranges, designs and prices.

Starting From: £16,400

Benefits of an OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

ELECTRICAL POINTS

We start you with 3 sets of double sockets as standard in every outdoor classroom and school building. This allows you to keep up-to-date and in the loop with your technology and communications.

DOUBLE-GLAZING

Our door and windows options come as with Pilkington K ‘extra clear’ double glazing. This double-glazing system allows minimum heat transfer whilst the ‘extra clear’ glass enables the flow of natural light.

FLOORING

A choice of beautiful flooring finishes is available to you as standard. With options of easy to clean laminate floors or sound deadening and comfortable carpet tiles, we are sure you will love our selection.

LIGHTING

In the UK we cannot guarantee natural light, even in the height of summer. We offer a selection of internal and external lights that will help reduce eye strain and make your outdoor classroom even more practical.

Our rooms are A GREAT USE OF BUDGET

Make a Green Retreats outdoor classroom part of your school’s improvement plan.

The addition of a Green Retreats school building can ensure that you have the resources in place to future proof your school, drive improvement and continue with high standards of education.

An outstanding investment

Your Green Retreats school building is designed for a 30-year life, is completely maintenance free and comes with a compressive 10-year guarantee. You can be sure that your extra classroom space will remain beautiful and functional for the for years to come.

A cost-effective alternative to traditional extensions or renovations

Our transparent pricing policy means that there are no ‘hidden extras’ with prices including base, installation and VAT.

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Design Your Building

Start creating your ideal garden room today using our online design tool. Discover and explore the range of styles, sizes, finishes we have available; plus get an accurate cost as you design.

See your garden building ideas come to life on screen, then save your design to come back and view or edit again at any time.

Also compatible with mobile and tablet devices

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Visit Our Showroom

We now have 2 showrooms! Our Westcott showroom is the largest of its kind, showcasing 17 buildings models, all varying in use and purpose. This includes Green Retreats, The Garden Office and The Annex Range. Our new Twickenham showroom showcases our 3 most popular building models and acts as a ‘hub’ closer to our London based customers.

Open 7 days a week, you can drop in whenever you please – with no appointments needed!

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Finance Options

Providing flexible finance options on all of our building ranges, you can pay off your building spread over 3 -10 years with a monthly instalment plan.

Payment Process

  • £200 Holding Deposit Due
  • 50% Building Deposit Due
  • Remaining Balance Due

OUR KEY BENEFITS

Your outdoor classroom is designed for use all-year-round. We provide you with a free-standing, thermostatically controlled, oil filled radiator to ensure that you have maximum thermal comfort in those colder winter months. In addition to this, we use industry leading Kingspan insulation in all of our walls, roofs and floors ensuring maximum heat retention – keeping you warm and being better for the environment.

A beautiful and practical 2.3m sliding or French door set is provided as standard, as well as an opening lozenge window. Our bright and airy school buildings help you to be at one with nature; allowing fresh air and natural light to benefit your pupil’s concentration, energy and creativity.

All of our door and window sets and options come as standard with Pilkington K ‘extra clear’ double glazing. Yet another way we help to keep you warm, this double-glazing system allows minimum heat transfer whilst the ‘extra clear’ glass enables the freest flow of natural light to brighten your classroom.

A choice of beautiful flooring finishes are available to you as standard. With options of easy to clean laminate floors or sound deadening and comfortable carpet tiles we are sure you will love our selection.

Learn and play into the evening. In the UK we cannot guarantee natural light, even in the height of summer. We offer a selection of internal and external lights that will help reduce eye-strain and make your outdoor classroom even more practical.

A practical and stylish melamine wall finish is fitted as standard in all of our school buildings.

We start you with 3 sets of double sockets as standard in every outdoor classroom and school building. This allows you to keep up-to-date and in the loop with your technology and communications.

Full installation is included in the price of all our garden room buildings. What’s more, is that delivery is included within 100 miles of our factory (Buckinghamshire, HP18 0XB).

You will be assigned your own dedicated project manager throughout the installation process of your school building, creating a relationship and consistency that you can count on.

Our Transparent Pricing

We include everything needed to get your building up and running within your quoted price – including base installation and VAT. As well as this you will receive a french sliding door set, flooring, plug sockets and much more to get you started as soon as construction finished.

Built to last, our buildings are suited for all year round. Meaning you can exercise at the comfort of your home whether it be rain or shine – no need for trips to the gym in the rain! Completely sealed and insulated just like a room in your home, our products can be used during the freezing winter months, and during the pouring rain.

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A CHOICE OF OPTIONS

There are optional extras available to further increase the functionality of your education space, including but not limited to;

Acoustic Pack | Partition Walls | Connectivity | Extended Height | Plumbing

See our design and construction page for more details…

Design  Manufacturing

FAQs

Yes, you can. We will liaise with a plumber to ensure that any necessary openings are in place, ready for the plumber to connect the required services.

Yes, we can install partition walls in any of our larger sized garden rooms. Please enquire for more details.

Whilst our garden rooms are temporary structures and are moveable. It is worth considering that the costs to move a building is chargeable to you and can equate to an amount that does not make moving the building viable.

We don’t offer a completely soundproof solution for your garden room. We do, however, offer an acoustic pack which reduces the transfer of sound to approximately -45db – however, this is not ‘soundproof’. Although we use industry-leading acoustically laminated glass, this is the least effective component of our acoustic pack. Please bear in mind that the more glass you opt for in your garden room, the lesser the effect the acoustic pack will have.

Planning permission is not normally required as our buildings fall under permitted development (built under 2.5m high externally). Most houses, even in conservation areas and areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), have permitted development rights. Flats and listed buildings have no permitted development rights, so will always need planning permission. Don’t worry though, as planning is a relatively simple process for our garden rooms and we are on-hand to help with this process.

We offer a complete electrical connection from your house to the garden room at an additional cost, which will be confirmed at your design consultation. However, you are more than welcome to use your own preferred electrician for this.

Yes, all of our buildings come as standard with a free-standing oil-filled radiator. We also offer a variety of heating options including wall-mounted radiators, underfloor heating and air conditioning.

Our construction methods mean that we can build as close as 400mm to any solid boundary or obstacle.

We offer two solutions for internet connectivity. The first is called ‘Home Plug’: Simply insert one of the plugs into a wall socket and connect the included patch cable into your home router, then insert the other plug into a wall socket in your garden room. This method sends your internet signal through the power network of your home and replicates your home Wi-Fi in your building. The second solution is to run a full armoured CAT 6 network cable from the router in your house to the garden building. This will usually follow the same route as your main power cable and we can quote for this at your free design consultation.

Our windows and doors are double-glazed to BS7412 specification and feature tough Pilkington K double-glazing which is both safe and thermally efficient. All windows and doors are fitted with high security (insurance grade) multi-point locks and bolts with a 5-lever locking system.

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Building Measurements

You can get a great idea of how your new garden office will look by using the 360 degree rotating viewer.

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Design Your Building

Start designing your garden room today using our online Visualiser tool. You’ll be able to choose your style, size, finishes and get an accurate cost.

Design Your Building