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Malvern Ludlow sheds are a fully functioning yet attractive solution to your garden's storage problems, these sheds are particularly suited to prominent locations. Constructed in the heavy duty format in a comprehensive range of sizes with various cladding options available. Upgrade to the optional slatted roof for improved aesthetics and durability.
Top Tip - Add a stable door as a beautiful and practical option - perfect for use as an art or crafts room!
At GBC, we are continuously striving to improve our products, methods and materials, which means we may change the specification of a product or range from time to time, but we will not make any significant changes without your agreement
Please take a look at our photo gallery which will show you various sizes of this building along with pictures of its construction and optional items.
Choice of Timber Cladding
Choose between 12mm deal (pine), 12mm pressure treated deal (pine), cedar, 19mm deal (pine) or 19mm pressure treated deal (pine). The 12mm and 19mm deal are pre-treated with a water based preservative inside and out before it leaves the factory. The 12mm and 19mm pressure treated deal has a long-lasting treatment forced deep inside the timber giving the timber an attractive green hue which compliments gardens well. The Western Red Cedar is a beautiful and versatile timber which produces its own natural oils and preservatives making it a durable and rot-resistant species of timber, perfect for a garden shed.
The Malvern Heavy Duty range buildings are supplied as standard with a green, red or black colour felt roof.
Fully Framed, Ledged and Braced Door with 3 Lever Lock
Strong, secure and built to last with heavy duty antique-style hinges.
Joinery Made Fixed Georgian Windows
Professionally made fixed georgian windows made with toughened safety glass
Heavy Duty Framework
Additionally diagonal framing for strength and rigidity.
Under 2.5m Height
The Malvern Heavy Duty range is designed with a ridge height of under 2.5m so that planning permission is only needed in special circumstances.
12-Month Workmanship Guarantee
All buildings are fully guaranteed to be free from defects and faulty installation for a period of 12 months.
All our timber sheds include a guarantee against rot and decay:
10-Year guarantee for Cedar
3-Year guarantee for Pressure Treated
2-Year guarantee for Redwood.
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Installation by our own skilled fitters onto a suitably prepared base (not included).
Cedar or Pressure Treated Slatted Roof
Complement your building with a slatted timber roof, laid over the standard felt.
Range of Sizes
For the Malvern Ludlow shed, we have a great choice of sizes available - making sure we have the perfect building for your property!
Heavy Duty Floor
For additional strength and durability, upgrade to 19mm timber floor boards.
Upgrade your building to include hook and band hinges, a 6-pin security lock and handle, and a security pack for doors.
Pressure treated, rot-proof floor bearers create an air-gap between your building and the floor, helping to prevent damp from the ground getting to the building.
A 24inch timber workbench that runs the length of your Ludlow shed.
Change the standard single door for a stable door - enhancing the visual appeal of your garden building.
This 8ft x 6ft Ludlow Shed is constructed with pressure treated cladding and heavy duty framework. The pressure treatment extends the life of the building considerably and also gives it its attractive green/yellow hue.
This model, pictured at our Woodford Park branch, features a stable door upgrade and an additional Georgian window for extra natural light.
This picture illustrates a new addition to the range known as Onduline roof sheeting.
This is an extremely reliable roofing and waterproofing system used in all sorts of buildings such as individual houses, commercial and industrial buildings, as well as on our sheds !
It's a lightweight, extremely durable eco material which is laid over the normal tongued and grooved roof giving maximum protection against all kinds of weather.
The Malvern Ludlow, pictured here at one of our display centres, is an attractive, practical shed designed to be more visually appealing than a standard shed.
With Georgian windows as standard, it has a natural 'cottage-style' appearance. This model has a stable door conversion with an additional Georgian opening window and heavy duty floor upgrade all in 12mm pressure treated deal (pine) cladding for low maintenance and visual appeal.
This view of the Ludlow shed further illustrates the stable door option.
Widths of 8ft (as pictured), 10ft and 12ft are available in the Ludlow range. Depths are 6ft, 8ft and 10ft. Other depths can be manufactured to special quotation.
Each Ludlow shed can be professionally installed by Malvern's own teams of skilled fitters on the same day as delivery is made (if the installation option is chosen)
This picture of an 8ft x 6ft Ludlow Heavy Duty Shed constructed in Deal (Pine) illustrates the basic model in the range. A one piece heavy duty door hung with 3 antique style hinges and two front windows are standard fittings.
Each building is pre-treated at the factory with a wash of top quality wood preservative.
Each Ludlow shed can be professionally installed by Malvern's own teams of skilled fitters on the same day as delivery is made (if the installation is chosen).
Please note - the Ludlow now comes with square front windows instead of rectangular windows.
This is the 12ft width Ludlow Heavy Duty shed. Constructed here with cedar cladding this building has the options of Stable door, Cedar slatted roof, and floor bearers.
Western Red Cedar is a beautiful and versatile timber which produces its own natural oils and preservatives making it a durable and rot-resistant species of timber, perfect for a garden shed.
Please note - the Ludlow now comes with square front windows instead of rectangular windows.
This picture illustrates the planed, tongued and grooved Deal ( pine ) cladding generally used on our Ludlow sheds.
This is treated with a wash of quality wood preserver both inside and out before it leaves the factory. This ensures that the treatment reaches into the end grain and between the tongued and grooved sections.
Our standard cladding on Ludlow sheds is 12mm deal ( pine ). This is treated with a wash of quality wood preserver both inside and out before it leaves the factory. Illustrated here is the 19mm thick cladding option. Some customers prefer this as the shed walls are considerably thicker and allow some items to be mounted on the boards.
In very windy locations it also makes what is already a very sturdy building heavier and less prone to damage.
Pressure treatment is literally that : all components of the building are placed in a large pressurised cylinder which forces the preservative deep into the timber. The formulation of the preservative gives the pressure treated heavy duty sheds their green / yellow hue which complements so many gardens.
Good looks and an extended lifetime are the main benefits of choosing pressure treated construction.
Planning restrictions in England and Wales require garden sheds to be under 2.5m in height if they are within 2m of the boundary - all of our Ludlow sheds (including the 10ft and 12ft gable models) meet this requirement.
Planning permission may occasionally be required if you are in a conservation area, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) or live in a listed building. In these instances you will need to check with your local authority
This picture illustrates the cedar cladding used on a large proportion of our Ludlow Heavy Duty sheds. Cedar is known for its long life and good looks. It has its own natural oils in the timber which makes it very resistant to rot. Despite this we still pre-treat your Ludlow shed with a wash of quality wood preserver before it leaves the factory thus ensuring it gets off to a great start in life !
This picture illustrates the strength of a Ludlow Heavy Duty shed door. Fully framed, ledged and braced, this 35" width door will not go out of square! It has a built-in 3 lever mortice lock for security.
Pictured here on a Heavy Duty Apex shed, the door is identical on the Ludlow Heavy Duty Sheds.
This photo may look a little boring but it illustrates a couple of important points. Firstly, the floors in our Ludlow heavy duty sheds are made from real timber rather than from chipboard or other board products. Real timber lasts better and is more resistant to damp than any board products commonly used in other sheds. Secondly, you can see that the boards are nailed to the floor joists at 12 inch centres making these floors exceptionally strong. Thirdly, the floor is treated with a good quality preservative before it leaves the factory ensuring that it gives many years service ... after all, you can't get at the underside of the floor to re-treat it once installed !
Ludlow sheds have 2inch x 2inch framing throughout. This is exceptionally strong and gives structural rigidity to the whole building making it resistant to bad weather and ensuring many years of trouble free use.
The picture shows where the sides meet the roof ... which is constructed with real timber boarding rather than with chipboard or other board products sometimes used by other manufacturers.
If you are a novice when it comes to sheds then this picture is for you !
Our shed floors are constructed with floor joists which are deal (pine). These can be seen under the floor running down the length of this shed. If they are set directly onto your base they will deteriorate after a few years as water penetrates into the timber. By choosing a set of pressure treated floor bearers ( the timber running side to side in this picture ) you will create an air gap which keeps the floor joists dry and therefore extends the life of your shed significantly. These bearers will last a lifetime as the preservative is forced into the timber under pressure. This is the same process used for fenceposts and suchlike. We highly recommend the purchase of bearers with your shed.
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We take pride in making sure that your building will arrive in perfect condition - that is why we use our own team of drivers and fitters. As with all of our garden buildings, we like to provide our customers with a suitable delivery time. We always give good notice of our arrival date allowing you to be sure it is the right time for you. We always appreciate any helpful information regarding access to your pre-prepared base area, plus any details you may need to share with us about reaching you - so that the delivery process can run as smoothly as possible.
Our Malvern Traditional Sheds all come with optional installation. If you are thinking about having your garden shed installed by our skilled team of fitters, please be aware that you will need to have a good, strong, level base, pre-prepared prior to your delivery date. We would normally recommend a base constructed from either slabs, concrete or heavy duty decking. We will always confirm these details with you at point of order and we will provide you with base plans if needed. These measures ensure that no detail is left out - ensuring that your garden shed will be both delivered and installed without any inconvenience.
Our delivery times can vary from season to season, but typically, you should expect to receive your building around 3-4 weeks from when you order. All of our buildings are made to order, so during the busy spring to summer seasons, this may increase to 6-10 weeks dependant on the building that you have purchased. Please feel free to contact us on 0800 999 0123 to check our current delivery times.