How did your shed do in Shed of the year 2012 – The best of the rest

For you sheddies who wanted to know how your shed did this year – here are the Top Ten in each category after the public vote – bear with me as it’s a big list – the First five will have pictures then the next 5 wont – so that the page does not take all day to load.

First up is the Normal category

Mark’s Folly
Mark's Folly - Mark Mason
Mark Mason – Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

The Shed
The Shed - Keith Robertson
Keith Robertson – Tranent

Snippet towers
Snippet towers - Johnno Casson
Johnno Casson – Colchester

Ant’s Pad

jessica contomichalos – Weybridge

Susee’s shed
Susee's shed - Sue Power
Sue Power – Pear Tree Cottage

Glenfearnoch Beag
Rory Campbell-Gibson – Courtyard
Husband’s proper shed
Charles – North Wales
Lucy Allen – Garden
Kamla’s City Shed
Kamla Gilbert – My Garden, Sheffield UK

Next up the Eco Sheds

The Solar Shed
The Solar Shed - Kevin 'The Shedman' Holland
Kevin ‘The Shedman’ Holland – Next to Compost Lodge

The Hedgehog Shed

Lynne Garner – Back Garden, Hertfordshire

Return of the Shedi 
Return of the Shedi  - Shedi Master
Shedi Master – Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Recycled Goat House
Recycled Goat House - Alison Chapman
Alison Chapman – alongside garden wall facing east/south

lad’s drinkin den
lad's drinkin den - chris almond
chris almond – derbyshire

The Village Hall
Peter Honey – At the bottom of my garden
Pool Hoose
Peter McLaren – Kirkcaldy, Fife
Onya POD
Daniel Brousson – Front Garden next to the Moat in Rural Suffolk
pixie’s retreat
Mark Archer – End of the garden, in deepest Chingford
Ken Bradshaw – Durham

Garden Office category was hard fought this year

Bostin Betty
Bostin Betty - Paula
Paula – Landlocked in Birmingham
Seb’s Office
Seb's Office - Henry Posner
Henry Posner – Windsor

tetra shed
tetra shed - David Ajasa-Adekunle
David Ajasa-Adekunle – London

@Docuden - @Documentally
@Documentally – St Neots

Concepto7 - Ray Bishop
Ray Bishop – ESSEX

The Plotting Shed (aka Grumpy’s Palace)
Debs Carr – Jersey
The Wendy House
Wendy Lockett – Loxwood, West Sussex
The Writers Shed
Mike Longden – Shropshire by the river

Peter’s Shed
Peter O – A Devon Garden
The Wild shed
Jean Jackman – In a local award-winning wildlife garden in Sussex


Colne Valley Postal History Museum
Colne Valley Postal History Museum - Steve Knight
Steve Knight – Halstead, Essex

Joys summer house

Joy sofocleous – Orpington Kent

UP THE SHED - terry  and  sue
terry and sue – southampon

The Cabin BK 199
The Cabin   BK 199 - Steve Sowden
Steve Sowden – Corner of the garden

Lily Beach
Lily Beach - Nick Munson
Nick Munson – Dovercourt Beach

The 19th Hole
Graham Hindle – Nettleham Lincoln
10a pavilion 
BERTIE – bottom of garden
The Jubilee Garden Room
Fran Giblin – Kirriemuir
The Shud

Mark Bainbridge – Garden in Calderstones, Liverpool
Shed-dingham Palace
Michelle Hides – Bottom of the garden


If Banksy was Skint, The Stencil Shed

Syd – Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Nicola Rose’s Craft Shed

Nicola Cefai – Garden, Cambridgeshire

The Wee Flower Shed
The Wee Flower Shed - Beverley Brown
Beverley Brown – Garden at Home in Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

Intel Inside
Intel Inside - Gerry O'Donovan
Gerry O’Donovan – English Lake District

The Vintage Motor Works
The Vintage Motor Works - Martin Prior
Martin Prior – Sutton Saint Nicholas, Herefordshire

Dungeness Open Studios – Studio 2
Mine… All mine (Paddy Hamilton) – Dungeness beach, Kent, UK
the Den
mike – in the back garden

In The Shed
Nicola Brown – Shrewsbury
Rosie Squires – Mellis Common
Project Office!
mtbmark – Hampshire

Unique – this one is the category I can never believe and this year was no different.

The Water Shed
The Water Shed - Geoff Hill
Geoff Hill – Smuggler’s Cove

Disco Shed mkII
Disco Shed mkII - Paddy Bickerton
Paddy Bickerton – Secret cotswold hideaway

Jubilee Shed
Jubilee Shed - Toby Beadle
Toby Beadle – Wolsingham

Trigger’s Broom
Trigger's Broom - Gilly Baker
Gilly Baker – Overgrown garden in Somerset
Song Shed
Song Shed - Elena Thomas (and Dan Whitehouse)
Elena Thomas (and Dan Whitehouse) – Stourbridge and mobile!

Russian Summerhouse
John Hardisty – Newcastle upon Tyne

Alternative Edens Shed
Mark Domingo – Bedfordshire UK

John Guy – Garden in Bournville Village Trust

The Royal Retreat
Amy Williams – In the Garden, Aiskew, NorthYorkshire

Grandad’s Workshop and Cycle Shelter
Joe – A garden in Hampshire

Pub sheds


John[ Henry] Plumridge – A garden in Shrewsbury


The 3 Steps Bar 

Garry – Ayr

The Forge and Flagon
The Forge and Flagon - Mandy and Smudge Smith
Mandy and Smudge Smith – In our secret location

The Plum Tree Arms
The Plum Tree Arms - Geoff Clark
Geoff Clark – East Yorkshire

The Three Lions
Jamie Pearce – Shrewsbury

Stubbs Arms
michael stubbs – Milton Keynes

Cool Runnings Rum Shack
Nick H – Bedfordshire

The Garden Tavern
Peter – Norwich

 TARDIS sheds

BlueBox Type 40
BlueBox Type 40 - John Williams
John Williams – Newport, South Wales

tims tardis
tims tardis - Tim bowden
Tim bowden – stockport

TheOldGirl - Tom
Tom – Fermanagh

crichton-allen TARDIS
crichton-allen TARDIS - claire crichton-allen
claire crichton-allen – back garden
T.A.R.D.I.S - Ian Copp
Ian Copp – Leicester

By Andrew Wilcox

I love sheds Founder & judge of Shed of the year - Wilco writes mainly about sheds. About the blog Enter your shed into #shedoftheyear

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