Using a shed to visualize how a building will look in 3d before it’s built

BBC click are showing a shed that is being used to visualise proposed buildings in 3d Architects have traditionally used physical models of proposed buildings to demonstrate to planners and members of the public how a project will look when it is completed. But some are now using a combination of simulations and augmented reality…

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Songs from the shed – is on the move again this time to “Newport”

Jon from Shed of the year winner 2011 Songs from the shed and friend of readersheds.co.uk is curating a music event starting at his local historical cinema Curzon , Clevedon which is just the start to the Songs from the Shed on tour: FILM: THE NEWPORT EFFECT + LIVE: HOT FEET A fantastic new collaboration has sprung…

Nationwide that’s the Shed of the year finalists 2014

Our sponsors Cuprinol did some great country wide graphics for this years shed of the year competition – showing where the finalists came from. Click to see them BIG Entry is open for Shed of the year 2015 – why not enter your shed over at readersheds.co.uk 🙂

Episode Three – Final: Normal and Pub Sheds

So the twelve odd years since I started readersheds.co.uk proper and my passion for sheds has finally come to it’s pinnacle where the British public now sees what I have always know as Brits We love sheds. [View the story “Episode 3 : Episode Three – Final: Normal and Pub Sheds” on Storify] As the…

2014 Shed of the year winner revealed

After a record breaking 2,000 entries and 20,000 public votes, the Allotment Roof Shed from London has been crowned winner of the 2014 Shed of the Year competition sponsored by Cuprinol. Revealed for the first time by George Clarke on Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year, the nail-biting competition came to a close…

Shed of the Year 2014: Behind the scenes with some of the finalists

Go behind the scenes for a tour of some of the shortlisted sheds from Shed of the Year 2014, sponsored by Cuprinol. With a record breaking 20,000 public votes the nation has selected the finalists in the annual Shed of the Year competition sponsored by Cuprinol. The top four sheds in each of the eight…

Episode Two : Amazing Spaces – Shed of the year Thur 31 July

After the great response to the First Episode – and YES it’s the public that got them there ! Here are the sheds that appear in the 2nd episode Episode 2 – Summer House/Cabin and Workshop The competition to find the country’s best shed continues with the Summerhouse/Cabin group, which throws up a replica 18th…

Episode one : Amazing Spaces Shed of the year Thur 24 July

Hope you all enjoyed last nights episode of Shed of the year – here are some links about the featured sheddies [View the story “Episode one : Amazing Spaces Shed of the year Thur 24 July” on Storify] You can watch it again on various streaming players and 4oD on the interweb If you think…

The Finalists for Shed of the year 2014

I’m very pleased to announce this years Finalists for Shed of the year 2014 > With a record breaking 20,000 public votes (a 73% increase on last year) the nation has selected the finalists in the annual Shed of the Year competition sponsored by Cuprinol. The top four sheds in each of the eight categories…

Our Annual shed competition sees more entries than ever before

And you thought we had forgotten about National Shed Week > As Brits celebrate National Shed Week, Uncle Wilco (ME), founder of the annual Shed of the Year competition, sponsored by Cuprinol, has revealed a record breaking 20% increase on entries – just in time to celebrate National Shed Week. The competition, sponsored by Cuprinol,…

Sheddies who do you love

This weekend is the last chance to vote for your favorite sheds. BUT WHO DO YOU LOVE Sheddies who @make things in their sheds WE LOVE YOU #shedoftheyear http://t.co/JByEPavShB #workshops #vote pic.twitter.com/RN8BcNfv67 — Uncle Wilco (@unclewilco) June 5, 2014 We love "Sheds by the Sea" even if they are miles away from it 🙂 #shedoftheyear…

Welcome to the shed of the year 2014 judges

This year is a bit different as the judging of the category winners will be done on camera for Channel 4 –  and the winner will be announced on the show!! so here is a brief bit about this years judges, that you need to impress with your sheds Do welcome them. George Clarke George…

Vote for your shed of the year 2014 NOW

Public voting is now open for #shedoftheyear and will close 9th June so hurry up and vote for your favorite sheds. Just go to as many shed pages as you like and click the VOTE button Normal Sheds| Eco Sheds| Garden Offices| Cabin & Summerhouses | Workshops & Studios | Unique Sheds | Pub Sheds | Tardis Sheds| The category winners will then go forward to…

Last chance to add your shed for #shedoftheyear 2014

This weekend is the last chance you have to add your shed for #shedpftheyear 2014 Entry closes Midnight (GMT) 26th May – so get your shed up on the site by then. Here are some interesting ones added recently 26th May 2014 Midnight GMT is the closing date for Shed of the year 2014. add…

What #one word sums up my sheddies

I have been doing these posters to celebrate the various sheddies and sheds we have entered for #shedoftheyear 2014 and some previous winners – of course they are a bit haphazard – but it’s just a bit of fun. I will be doing some more over the coming weeks – So leave your comments on…

Inspiring & Exotic Moroccan-Inspired Sheds

Not sure if it’s the first bit of sun we have had in the UK the past week (now rain) but some lovely Moroccan-Inspired Sheds have been added to readersheds for Shed of the year 2014. I love a bit of Moorish architecture and these lot really push the boat out with their interiors – if…

This is the reason I love my sheddies – Shed Week Poem

Sheddie Darius has written a poem dedicated to the sheddies (oh and me, blush) many thanks Darius, who is the owner of the Beach Hut shed btw I wonder if any other sheddies are being creative to show off their love for sheds, this year? – let me know , or if you can do…

You have until May 5th to add your shed for Shed of the year 2014

Shed of the Year closing date is 5th May 2014 #shedoftheyear add your shed at readersheds.co.uk Some stunning entries so far – and a lot of previous entry’s upping their game and pimping their sheds for this year. and a lot of the media have covered the launch Telegraph Independant – thanks old friend and…

Some nice photos of Sheds from Getty

I have been neglecting our Flickr group for a while so hope to get back to that soon – but in the meantime – using the new getty images embed where are some great shots of sheds to get you in the mood to take photos of your sheds

11 Sheds that will inspire you to become a sheddie in 2014

2013 has been a great year to be a sheddie and 2014 will be even better but to get you in the mood to Share your Shed – here are some sheds that will get your creative juices flowing – of course we welcome all types of sheds on readersheds – so everyone has a…

George Clarke joins us as Shed of the year judge for 2014

You can add your shed here. Yes it’s a like a big channel 4 shed lovin! – we have had Sarah Beeny as a judge from day one and last year we had renaissance  shed man Kevin McCloud as one of our experts. But it’s with great pleasure that I introduce everyones favourite Wearsider (well definitely Mrs uncle wilco‘s…

The winner of Shed of the year 2013 is the Boat Roofed Shed

Fighting fierce competition from over 1,900 creative garden dens, the Boat Roofed shed, owned by Sheddie Alex Holland from Machynlleth in mid Wales, has today been crowned the winner of the 2013 Shed of the Year competition sponsored by Cuprinol. The unique and beautifully crafted shed is no ordinary design. It has a recycled upturned…

How did your TARDIS shed do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your pub shed do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your Unique shed do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your Workshop/Studio do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your Cabin/Summerhouse do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your Garden Office do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your Eco shed do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are the Top…

How did your Normal shed do in Shed of the year 2013?

The Winner of Shed of the year 2013 will be announced on Thursday 4th July on here – which one of these beauties do you think would win … you will have to wait 🙂 If it was not for you sheddies then there would be no website and then no competition. So here are…

The finalists for Shed of the Year 2013 announced

From boat shaped dens to replicas of the Tardis, the humble garden shed, once a place to store tools has taken on new purpose and shape as the finalists of the 2013 Shed of the Year competition sponsored by Cuprinol are revealed. Now in its seventh year, the competition which invites ‘sheddies’ up and down…

Kevin McCloud goes off grid and builds a shed

Kevin McCloud from that Grand Designs has got the shed bug (and who hasn’t nowadays) but he’s also got a new telly series Man Made Home which starts Sun Sunday 23 Sep, 8pm on Channel 4 – which sees him build a shed. Those Channel 4 Home presenters are loving the sheds – what with…

My Sheddie : Shed of the year winner 2012 John Henry Plumridge

I could not do a new mysheddie without asking this years Shed of the year winner John! Sheddies name John Henry Plumridge Shed name Woodhenge Selfbuild or off the shelf shed? “Woodhenge-Pub Shed-selfbuild Summerhouse-Off the shelf Diy shed-Off the shelf Potting shed-off the shelf Junk shed-Off the shelf” Why have you got a shed? uses…