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Garden Office - but cannot set a permanent base...

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by Savo11, 17 Jul 2021.

  1. Savo11

    Savo11

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    Any help would be great here...

    We're moving house and have a 10'x8' garden office (only 5 months old, on a flat, concrete base) that we want to take with us...

    No problem in moving it (fortunately my best friend owns a crane firm!) but, and it's a big but, the property we're moving to is leasehold...

    We have consent to put it up, but the ground (tarmacked) slopes slightly away from the house (perhaps 2 degrees) and we are not allowed to dig up and lay a concrete base...

    Photo attached to show the tarmac, very small kerb (5mm approx) and bit of shingle) - we'd want the office to go about 6" from the wall...

    So is there a way we can put a kind of surface mounted base down?!?!?

    I've got everything crossed here so please let me know!

    Cheers...
     

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  2. Harry Bloomfield

    Harry Bloomfield

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    Make a timber base, from floorboards, on joists, all spaced from the ground by bricks levelled up. Off the ground is important to avoid damp rotting the timber.
     
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  4. Alec_t

    Alec_t

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    Then spikes into tarmac to stop things sliding downhill?
     
  5. Can you buy the lease?
     
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    2° is bugger all.
    Either plastic or cement based shims under a level timber base.
    There are also screw type legs that can be adjusted

    It might be that the screw type give a higher point load ? Otherwise a full contact base might be more likely to sledge downhill?
     
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