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Shed of the year 2009 : The Finalists announced

The winner has been announced and its the Kite Cabin………

You voted in your thousands and me and the sheddies thank you.

Well here are the sheds that made it to the final list, now its up to our judges to vote on their favorites and they winner will be announced during shed week 2009! (Wed 8th July 2009 to be exact)

Normal Shed Category Winner
THE APPLE CRATE Carol and Paul,The bottom of our garden


Eco-shed Category Winner
Rammed Earth Eco-Shed Michael Thompson,Potter Heigham, Norfolk

Rammed earth

Garden office Category Winner
Grumpy’s Palace Debs Carr,Jersey, Garden Office

Cabin Category Winner
Kite Cabin Steven Harwood,Top of the Garden

Kite cabin

Workshop Category Winner
Workshopshed Andy,London

Workshop Shed

Unique Category Winner
The Disco Shed Peepshow Paddy,Secret Oxfordshire Hideaway

Disco Shed

Summerhouse Category Winner
Love Shack Martin Newman,Rear Garden L/pool

Love Shack

Pub Shed Category Winner
Cowshed Bar & Spa Andy Butler,West Wales

Cow Shed

Studio Category Winner
Dingly Dell Amanda Goode (Princess Tat of Tinkle Shed)

Dingly dell

Tardis Category Winner
Tardis Paul Williams


Hut Category Winner
Hut 6 Bletchley Park Trust,Bletchley Park

Wooden Category Winner
My shed in Kenilworth Judith Medlock

My shed

Other Category Winner
West Ham Unit’sh’ed Chris Le Poidevin,On the Patio !
West ham

Congrats sheddies, if you have not emailed me your details, then please do so ASAP

Here are the other sheds in each category that came close in the public vote, sorry I can’t give actual votes as it was a secret ballot by you the sheddies.

Normal Shedthey maybe normal but your loved them

Eco-sheds This new category will go on from strength to strengh

Garden officeWorthy of any shedworker

Cabingreat craftsmanship this year.

Workshopa strong category for the serious sheddie

Unique Some great ones this year – I thought Tony had the wossname on uniqueness. but you proved me wrong.

Summerhouse Cute and practical

Pub Shed The most closely fought category this year

StudioGreat studios this year


Hutwhere were all the beach huts!
Hut 6 Bletchley Park Trust,Bletchley Park


Othera bit too different for a lot of sheddies.

To the rest of you did a great job and I hope we get the same effort for the new sheds added for next years comp, but remember each shed on the site (that has not won) goes forward to next years comp automatically, so get some new pictures ready!

One thing that happened this year was a lot of promotion by the sheddies of their sheds canvassing votes via facebook, twitter and their own blogs… plus on forums as different as football fans sites, welders and bikers.

For next year also I may cull a few categorys that did not many votes – and maybe change the rules so that it takes the top ten overall instead of categorys but we can look at that after my shedweek hangover!

By Andrew Wilcox

I love sheds

Founder & judge of Shed of the year - Wilco writes mainly about sheds.

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