BillyOh Switch Tongue and Groove Pent Shed

Designed for adaptability, the switch pent allows you to layout your doors and windows to best suit your garden. You can be sure of a long-lasting building with a strong tongue and groove roof and floor included and pressure treatment as standard for extra protection. Complete with Floor, Roof and Felt as standard.

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Eco Base

An alternative to using a concrete base or slabs. A grid system made from recycled plastic which can be filled with gravel to create a sturdy base for your building.

Keep rainwater away from the walls with one of our guttering systems. Protect your building from harsh weather conditions and water damage with these great yet simple solutions. Single sided guttering is great for smaller buildings or upgrade to dual gutters for increased protection on larger buildings. Collect the rainwater and use it to water your garden as a cheap and more economical option.

3. Add Extras

Complete your building with optional shelving, guttering, base options, assembly kits and more.

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Dimensions

  • Heavy duty 27x44 framing for robust durability
  • 11mm Tongue and Groove wall panels, floor and roof
  • Adaptable door and window panel placement
  • Pressure Treated as standard for protection and longevity
  • Pre assembled panels for a quick and easy installation
  • Complete with green mineral roof felt, fixtures and fittings
  • Base Coat Treated for Transit
Overall Dimensions (Includes Roof Overhang)
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  • (A) Width: 2.34m (7ft8)
  • (B) Depth: 1.87m (6ft2)
  • (C) Eaves: 2.04m (6ft8)
  • (D) Ridge: 2.04m (6ft8)

Why buy the Switch Pent Shed?

15 Year <br/>Guarantee
15 Year
Guarantee

Protects the wood on your building against rot and decay.

UK <br/>Manufactured
UK
Manufactured

Over 20 years of experience in design and production.

Complete <br/>Building
Complete
Building

Floor, Roof, Felt and Fixings all included as standard

Adaptable <br/>Configuration
Adaptable
Configuration

Design your own building by placing the doors or windows on any side.

Key Features

European Sourced Timber

Our carefully sourced timber is purposely selected to ensure dependable quality, creating a robust and reliable building.

Galvanised Ironmongery

Heavy duty hinges and latches included, galvanised for maximum weather protection.

Pressure Treated as Standard

The ultimate protection and longevity for your building. Chemical preservatives resist rot, decay and fungi.

Key features
Durable Tongue & Groove

The Tongue and Groove boards interlock with one another to form a tight seal offering high quality weather protection.

Green Mineral Felt

Quick and easy to apply, our premium mineral felt is durable and protects your building against harsh weather.

Tongue and Groove Roof & Floor

The heavy duty and hard-wearing boards provide a solid underfoot and robust ceiling.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The BillyOh guarantee covers this building against:

  • rot
  • decay
  • insect infestation

Please note: The guarantee does not cover timber splits or warping which may occur naturally over time.

Duration of Guarantee:

  • Tongue and Groove Buildings - up to 10 years
  • Log Cabins - up to 10 years
  • Pressure Treatment Buildings - up to 15 years

For more information about BillyOh Guarantee, please visit our terms and conditions

Any side! We have designed this building to fit your garden, which means you can totally customise the placement of the windows and door.

  • Pre assembled 11mm Tongue and Groove wall panels

  • 11mm Tongue and Groove floor

  • 11mm Tongue and Groove roof

  • SAN Single Glazing (if windowed is selected)

  • Double doors

  • Green mineral roof felt

  • Fixtures and fittings

  • Comprehensive digital assembly instructions

Pressure Treatment is an effective way of keeping the building long lasting. This is an extra step in the construction process where the wood is treated in a pressurised tank. Chemical preservatives are forced deep into the wood’s fibres to resist rot, decay and termites. When you upgrade to Pressure Treatment, the guarantee is extended from 10 to 15 years.

The Switch Pent comes with durable 11mm tongue and groove floor and roof as standard.


Roof:

11mm: Our standard roof option, this interlocking roof provides a reliable covering for any building. The Tongue and Groove not only gives your building a stronger roof but also a premium look and feel.


Floor:

11mm: Our Standard flooring option which provides a durable, solid foundation and underfoot to the building. The 11mm option is ideal for less demanding and frequent usage, suitable for lighter intensity purposes like summer houses and other living spaces containing light furniture. The 11mm tongue and groove timber makes this a solid yet suitable, economical option.

Yes, all garden buildings should be assembled on a firm and level base. A base will ensure your building has a solid, long-lasting and well-drained foundation.

Our robust and simple to use EcoBase provides you with a firm, long-lasting foundation with suitable drainage for your garden building. It is quick and easy to install through the use of snap connectors that link the grids to each other.

All garden buildings should be assembled on a firm and level base. A base will ensure your building has a solid, long-lasting and well-drained foundation.


If you want to build your own base, from a sturdy material such as concrete or flagstones, you can find minimum dimensions for each size of this building in the tech specs. In order to protect your building from moisture, you should leave a 2ft gap around the exterior of your building, so remember to take this into consideration when laying any sort of base.


Our robust and simple to use EcoBase provides you with a firm, long-lasting foundation with suitable drainage for your garden building. It is quick and easy to install through the use of snap connectors that link the grids to each other.

If the building is shorter than 2.5m tall you should not require planning permission, (unless it’s more than 50% of your garden or to be put in your front garden). Planning permission rules can vary by area so we would strongly recommend checking your local council rules before ordering from us.

We do not offer an installation service on any of our buildings, as they are designed to be easy and simple to assemble. Using the assembly instructions included in your order confirmation and with a team of at least 2 people you can expect to have your BillyOh building up within a day, or as little as 3-4 hours with some of our smaller buildings.

Our sheds are delivered in easy to build pre assembled panels. For your convenience the panels are no wider than 4ft so they can be easily maneuverable and fit through a standard doorway.

Your order can be tracked through the account section on our website or by contacting us directly. You will be contacted after your order via your online account, email or text to provide updates on delivery dates.

We offer a pay by finance option on any purchase over the value of £560.

Our simple finance options allow you to spread the cost of your purchase over 24, 36 or 48 months.Read more about our Pay by Finance option here.

BillyOh Switch Pent Shed

The switch pent is one of our most adaptable sheds. The ability to choose the door and window positioning allows this building to fit comfortably any garden. With the large range of sizes, you can be sure to find one that will suit your storage needs. As this is a garden storage shed, the option for windowed or windowless is down to you. The windowless option provides you with privacy, while the windowed option fills your shed with natural light, perfect for a workshop or home office.

 

Pent Design Roof Style

A pent shed is a fantastic option for a modern space. Pent roof sheds work work amazingly as a bike store or BBQ store, leaving you more usable space in your house or garden. The modern silhouette of this type of roof isn't just aesthetically-pleasing, though. It also allows for suitable drainage to the back of the pent design. The Switch also comes with protective green mineral roof felt as standard.


External Cladding Types - Tongue and Groove Cladding

 

All sizes of this building come with everything you need included, making assembly quicker and easier. The 11mm tongue and groove floor, roof and walls provide you with robust construction and weather-resistant building. The included roofing felt increases this weatherproofing further, protecting your building into the future.


Tongue and groove cladding used for the walls offers structural rigidity as well as acting as a weather-resistant barrier between your contents and the elements. A durable tongue & groove floor & roof also utilises these groove interlocking boards to form a tight seal against water ingress.


Garden Storage Sheds

At Garden Buildings Direct, we storage sheds in a range of sizes for use as anything from a tool store to a small home office. The Switch is a windowed garden building that will help you clear up your outdoor space while making the most of garden sheds with the natural light afforded by the windows. The wide-opening double doors allow for easy access and also support a quality security lock (available as an optional extra).


Maintenance

The BillyOh Switch comes pressure-treated as standard to cut down on maintenance. You may find yourself not having to re-treat your wood for the duration of your 15-year guarantee.


Installation Service and Assembly

We don't offer an installation service & assembly service on our BillyOh buildings. Instead, we provide you with comprehensive assembly instructions and pre-measured and cut panels that are designed by our expert craftsmen to fit perfectly and easily together.


We do recommend that any garden building is built on a level base. Use a solid foundation like a concrete base or a fast-fill gravel and plastic Ecobase available at checkout. We also offer assembly kits for those who don't own the basic tools required to assemble the BillyOh Switch.


Planning Permission

The Switch shed falls under 'permitted development' and won't require planning permission, as:


  • It's single-storey
  • Long as it isn't intended for permanent residential use
  • It doesn't exceed a max eaves height of 2.5m
  • It doesn't exceed an overall height of 4m (dual-pitched roof like an apex or -reverse apex) or 3m (any other type of roof, like a pent)
  • Long as it doesn't take up more than 50% of your garden area
  • It isn't build past the front wall of your house

You can still check planning permission as per your local council rules as they may vary area to area.


Quality Timber and Guarantees

Our tongue and groove sheds come with a 10-year guarantee against rot, insect infestation, and decay. But with even higher quality products like our BillyOh Switch which are pressure treated we can offer a 15 year guarantee protecting your building against rot.


Garden Buildings Direct - Workshops Delivery

Get your BillyOh building from Garden Buildings Direct in as little as 1 - 4 weeks with our fast and free delivery service to most of mainland UK. Or, get in touch with our excellent customer service team to discuss any queries or a suitable finance option.

Dimensions 8 x 6 12 x 6 16 x 6
Width 234cm 354cm 471cm
Depth 187cm 187cm 187cm
Eaves Height (Inc Floor) 194cm 194cm 194cm
Eaves Height (Internal) 189cm 189cm 189cm
Ridge Height (Internal) 198cm 198cm 198cm
Ridge Height (Inc Floor) 204cm 204cm 204cm
Door Opening Size (w x h) 97cm x 164cm 97cm x 164cm 97cm x 164cm
Door Height 164cm 164cm 164cm
Door Width 48cm 48cm 48cm
Width (Internal) 226cm 343cm 460cm
Depth (Internal) 176cm 176cm 176cm
Minimum Base Width 237cm 354cm 471cm
Minimum Base Length 184cm 184cm 184cm
Materials 8 x 6 12 x 6 16 x 6
Floor Material Tongue & Groove Tongue & Groove Tongue & Groove
Features 8 x 6 12 x 6 16 x 6
Windows N/A - Windowless N/A - Windowless N/A - Windowless
Factory Basecoat Treatment Pressure Treated Pressure Treated Pressure Treated
Roof Style Pent Pent Pent
Please Note: This product has been designed as an affordable solution to most popular light domestic uses. All products supplied self assembly flat packed unless otherwise stated.

Videos & Guides

Our resource library offers step by step instructions, explanation videos and customer content to help you to plan, buy and build your garden building.

Assembly

We do not offer an installation service on any of our buildings, as they are designed to be easy and simple to assemble. Using the digital assembly instructions included in your order confirmation and a team of at least 2 people, the handy pre-assembled panels mean you will have your BillyOh building up in no time!

See just how easy our buildings are to assemble in this video: