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After a brilliant last few months some amazing sheds and very talented and innovative sheddies – the time has come to announce the sheds that have made it to the final of Shed of the year 2012 – which of course is sponsored by our friends at Cuprinol.
Some frantic last minute voting and a lot of sheddies canvassing for votes on the social networks but the eight sheds with the highest votes in the public competition are.
Eco Shed category
The Solar Shed Kevin Holland Norfolk
Normal Shed category
Mark’s Folly Mark Mason,Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Garden Office category
Bostin Betty Paula,Landlocked in Birmingham
Colne Valley Postal History Museum Steve Knight,Halstead, Essex
The Stencil Shed Syd,Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Workshop/Studio
Unique shed category
The Water Shed Geoff Hill,Smuggler’s Cove
Pub shed category
Woodhenge John[ Henry] Plumridge,A garden in Shrewsbury
The most highly fought category and what is becoming a British institution – A pub at the end of your garden
Tardis shed category
BlueBox Type 40 John Williams,Newport, South Wales
I do hope you will join me in saying what a great effort the sheddies have gone to again this year and an amazing collection of garden buildings – a lot of quirkyness this year but with a practical edge.
Now it’s up to the shed judges (Sarah Beeny , Neil Gaiman, Alex from shedworking, Shed of the year 2011 Winner Jon Earl and my goodself) to make the difficult decision, who out of these sheds will be Shed of the year 2012 – The winner will be announced during Shed Week – which starts on July 2nd 2012
During Shed week I will also post the Top 5 sheds in each category so that the other sheddies can see how they did.
If you are in the media and want to feature any of these sheddies – then please feel free to contact me.