We’re pleased to announce that by popular demand, we have introduced two models of DIY Garden Room Kits: The Southville and The Redland.

Why build your own garden room?

DIY Garden Room Kits are ideal for customers who want to build their own garden rooms using pre-manufactured elements, including Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), making it easier to build your own,high-quality garden room, providing additional living space and adding value to your home.

These kits have grown in popularity due to their low cost and the ease of assembly for the competent DIYer. They also offer the opportunity to customise the building by adding unique features and so presentthe perfect solution for someone who wants an affordable, off-the-shelf structure that can be tailored to their own taste.

So, what’s included and how much do they cost?

The short answer is that it depends on which kit, spec and extras you choose. Lucy Searle of Grand Designs Magazine estimates you can “expect to pay between £800 and £1,600 per square metre” fora DIY garden room. This demonstrates the exceptional value represented by Vivid Pod’s kits which start at just £588 per square metre.

Vivid Pods currently offer two kit types:

The Starter DIY Kit

This kit provides customers with an insulated structure, allowing you to complete the room internally and externally to your desired finish.

Optional extras include windows, doors and support with laying foundations as well as tool and labour hire.

The Starter Kit is ideal for those who wish to put their own spin on the structure and really make it their own.

Starter Kits are available from £3,671 for a 2.4m x 2.6m room

The Complete DIY Kit

This kit includes everything you need to build your own garden room, including cladding, laminate flooring and roofing. Customers canchoose from stunning Thermowood, UK Cedar or Composite cladding.

The optional extras remain the same as for the DIY Starter Kit.

Complete Kits are available from £10,726 for a 2.4m x 2.6m room

A note on windows and doors

We should mention that if you are considering sourcing your own windows and doors, we recommend you choose high quality products to protectthe water tightness and overall weatherproofing of your garden room.

What actually are SIPS?

SIPS are a modern structural component used in construction and consist of a sheet of rigid insulation foam sandwiched between two sheetsof oriented standard boards (OSB3).

Vivid Pods’ SIPs are high quality and purpose-built using FSC certified board and the highest quality closed cell EPS insulation.


What models are available?

SIP kits are currently available for our popular Southville and Redland garden rooms.

The Southville

Southville SIP Kit
Southville DIY Garden Room

The Southville is a large but compact pod which offers up to3m²of functional space. The small footprint of this model makes it a great choice for the smaller garden.

This is the perfect garden room for:

-       Home office

-       Music studio

-       Yoga studio

-       Gaming room

The Redland

Redland SIP Kit
Redland DIY Garden Room

The Redland has a large frontal aperture, offering wide visibility of your garden and offers a large open plan space.

This is the perfect garden room for:

-       Home office

-       Fitness studio

-       Yoga studio

-       Gaming room

Why choose Vivid Pods DIY Garden Room Kits?

All our products are ethically sourced, giving you the peace of mind that you are using sustainable, eco-friendly materials to build your dream garden room. We are also part of the Ecologi movement so the sale of every garden room contributes to funding climate projects all over the world.

Our unique design minimises installation time through our proprietary fabric-first modular construction system. This allows you to keep your costs low while producing a high quality building which you and your family will love for years to come.

To find out more about our DIY Garden Room Kits click here or call our expert team on01454 414 537 to discuss your project. We will be delighted to assist you in making the right choice for your DIY garden room.