Cart lodges in Ipswich Suffolk

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Complete loft conversions has started another side to our existing company CLC, as we kept getting asked to build more garden rooms and cart lodges in and around the Ipswich Suffolk area, we decided to have a dedicated arm just building cart lodges and  car barns.

Our new business is called CLS, short for Cart Lodges Suffolk and will be part of the Combination group of companies, which will specialise in traditional Oak Crucked frames built with traditional tendon joints with Oak pegs mixed with modern building techniques.

CLS will carry out all of the work as a complete service this will include the brick work, carpentry , plumbing, electrics, heating systems, roofing, all in one place.

We will also specialise in garden rooms and outdoor spaces including cedar, larch, composite cladding, hardiplank, accoya, render and any other suitable outside material you wish to use to clad your garden room with.

We are currently offering the following sizes in garden rooms as an off the peg solution these include the following sizes.

  • Widths: 2.4m to 8.4m
  • Depths: 2.4m to 4.5m
  • External Height up to: 2.5m

We can excavate and install your concrete base for your cart lodge or garden room using the following methods.

  • Trench foundation (suitable for cart lodges)
  • Concrete base (suitable for garden rooms and cart lodges)
  • Existing base (suitable for garden rooms)
  • Precast concrete plinths (suitable for garden rooms)
  • Concrete piles (suitable for garden rooms and cart lodges)

We can work off your drawings or we can assist you with drawings most garden rooms will come under permitted development and will not need planning or building control because they are not considered as permanent structures.

Most cart lodges, car barns and granny annexes are carried out under permitted development but because they are over 2.5m high, and are permanent structures you will need to submit plans to your local authority and you will need building control from your local authority as this will be a permanent structure and will need drainage and possibly living areas will need insolation lighting heating and other services all of which can be carried out, by our accredited employees and contractors on behalf of CLS.

We carry out the following types of car barns, cart lodges and granny annexes.

  • One bay cart lodge (With no accommodation)
  • Two bay cart lodge (With no accommodation)
  • Three bay cart lodge (With accommodation)
  • Three bay cart lodge (With accommodation and gym)
  • Garden room home gym
  • Garden room with office

We can build any type of timber framed building or barn using Oak or just timber frame with sheathing OSB these can be to your exact specification or following one of our existing designs.

If you wish to make an inquiry about any of our services or wish to have a site visit regarding your property and the suitability of either a cart lodge or garden room please visit Cart Lodges Suffolk for more information.