Frequently Asked Questions

We do not get involved with obtaining planning permission but can provide basic drawings, dimensions and technical specification about our buildings to support your application.

Payment is required at the time of order to secure a delivery and installation date. You can just pay a 25% deposit to hold the price but in order to be given a delivery slot the full payment is required.

Payment of a 15% deposit is required at the time of order and the rest is payable on the day of delivery to the directly. This can be by cheque made payable to Shaws for Sheds (if it’s a Shaws shed you have ordered) or by cash. If you need to pay the final balance by card you will need to do so 1 day prior to delivery over the phone by calling the number on the top of the order form.

Carports, canopies and groundwork:
Payment of 25% is required at the time of order which is non-refundable and the remaining balance is to be paid within 5 working days of the date given on the final invoice. We no long accept cheque payments so payments need to be made by card, cash or online.

Yes we can more or less make any building we supply to any size. We are limited regarding the shape of the building but the size isn’t a problem.
Yes as long as it has been cast to the correct spec for the building.
No, we haven't charged credit card fees for many years.
Currently no, but this is something we are looking into. We usually recommend applying for an interest free credit card as there is no additional fee for this.

Concrete buildings
Winter – 2-3 weeks
Spring – 3-4 weeks
Summer – 5 weeks onwards

Sheds and timber buildings
Winter – 2-3 weeks
Spring – 3-4 weeks
Summer – 5 weeks onwards

Carports and groundwork
Anytime usually 3-6 weeks

Shed orders:
Call Shaws for Sheds directly if you have ordered a Shaws shed. Their contact info is on the order form.

Garage orders:
Contact Lidget Compton on 01709 881844. You can send an email to only if you have placed your order with us.

Yes we are fully insured and are registered with the environment agency for waste disposal.