At Evis Build, we know you will have questions about your proposed garden building or granny annexe and will need garden outbuilding advice from a garden building and granny annexe professionals. We hope that some of your questions will be answered in this garden outbuilding guide which features a list of frequently asked questions and their accompanying answers. Please click on the question to display the answer.
There a couple of factors to consider when planning your new garden building or granny annexe and whether you will require planning permission. Please see our separate guide to planning permission for garden buildings or granny annexes for full details.
Most outbuildings will not require building regulations approval from your local authority, unless your outbuilding will require any form of foundations, drainage, electrics or certain structural elements.
The average cost of a fully enclosed and insulated garden building or granny annexe in the UK is £10,000 for a building which measures 12 square metres in ground floor area. Although this is an average garden building cost for the UK, outbuildings of this type do vary significantly in their style, dimensions and specification. Hence, there are a couple of variables which will determine your total garden building cost. Please see our separate guide to the cost of garden buildings or granny annexes for full details.
If your garden building is purchased “off the shelf” and you only require for it to be installed, this would usually only take one day. However, if you want a more permanent structure to be built on site, this would usually take three to four weeks. You should also allow two to three days for connecting any underground water, drainage or electrical services between your home your new outbuilding.
If you have any further questions in regards to your garden building or granny annexe in Surrey, London or Kent or would like a fixed price quotation for us to create your new space, please feel free to contact us and arrange a free home visit.