Shire Command Post Tower Playhouse

Detailed Specification

Please note: all imperial measurements are approximate and all our playhouses are made from metric measurements.

Product Name: Shire Command Post Tower Playhouse
Footprint (Front Width x Depth): 1790mm x 1790mm (5' 10' x 5' 10')
Eaves Height: 1648mm (5' 5')
Ridge Height: 2673mm (8' 9')
Walls: 12mm shiplap tongue and groove cladding
Door: Single door with handle
Door(s) Height x Width: 800mm x 634mm (2' 7' x 2' 1')
Roof: OSB solid sheet
Floor: 12mm tongue and groove
Window(s): 3 fixed windows with styrene safety glazing, plus 2 opening ports
Framing: 34mm x 34mm with rounded edges
CE Certified: Complies with BS5665 EN71
EAN Number: 5060437982121
Manufacturer: Shire



Water gun ports and observation points ensure that the enemy is held at bay or allowed to retreat to the quiet of home!

The Shire Command Post is ideal for children who enjoy playing action games - soldiers or spys are popular choices - or need a playhouse that provides the perfect base for outdoor activities.

Framework: A robust planed 34 x 34mm (1 1/2' x 1 1/2') framework (walls and floor) that gives the playhouse strength and has rounded edges for extra safety.

Floor: The playhouse floor is manufactured from high quality tongue and groove boarding.

Roof: The playhouse roof is constructed from Oriented Strand Board (OSB) with included roofing felt.

Walls: The Command Post Tower Playhouse walls are constructed using high quality softwood planed tongue and groove shiplap pattern boarding.

Treatment: Playhouse Supplied with pre-treated base coat on both sides in a honey brown water based industrial product.

Windows: Styrene for extra safety.

Treatment: All Shire playhouses are supplied pre-treated with a base coat to both sides in a golden brown water based industrial product (colour can vary from the picture shown). Shire the manufacturer recommends that you apply a water based top coat of your choice. This will protect the timber from weathering on your shed making it last longer and will need to be repeated accordingly in relation to the manufacturer's instructions.

Supplied flat packed for ease of handling and assembly. All fittings and felt are included in the price with clear easy to follow instructions.

About Shire

Established in 1945 Shire are the UK's leading and one of the oldest established manufacturer of garden buildings. Shire benefit from being adjacent to the Port of Wisbech through which Shire discharge timber into their warehouses. Shire is the proud manufacturer of the largest timber garden building range produced in the UK. Their range includes Garden Sheds, Log Cabins, Eco Homes, Home Offices, Sheds, Workshops, Summerhouses, Playhouses, Arbours, Storage units and Pet houses.

Their UK production facilities cover some 23 acres and include huge undercover stock holding facilities, an advanced high speed timber planing mill, modern well equipped joinery production facility and semi-automated production lines. All Shire garden buildings are manufactured in the UK using the finest spruce timber, imported directly and machined through the most up to date machines to ensure the best quality and best value for money garden sheds in the UK.

Please note: The pictures shows a Shire Command Post Tower Playhouse that has been stained for an impressive finish this product is not supplied painted.

Key Features

  • Three fixed windows and two opening ports help provide your children with loads of fun
  • The Command Post Tower Playhouse is supplied with all the fixtures and fittings for self assembly
  • High quality tongue and groove used throughout for an impressive and long lasting finish
  • Shiplap profile of the walls aids water run-off to help keep the walls in pristine condition
  • With styrene glazed windows you can be sure your children are playing in safety
  • Safety hinges to prevent trapped little fingers
  • Free Delivery to most areas of the UK mainland
  • Playhouse Supplied with factory applied base coat treatment
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified timber is used throughout to produce an environmentally friendly garden building



FREE delivery is offered to the majority of mainland UK postcodes but some areas may incur a surcharge and some postcode areas are not covered at all. Please check your postcode in the ‘Delivery cost checker’ above to confirm availability and any possible surcharges.

Delivery Leadtimes

The estimated delivery lead time for this product is identified on the product page above. Lead times are in working days (Monday - Friday) excludes Bank Holidays. These estimated lead times are provided by the manufacturers and are not guaranteed - due to fluctuation in demand - but are provided in good faith and are representative of delivery at that time. Some remote areas will take a little longer.

Upon Delivery

Delivery of this item is typically made by a 7.5 ton flat-bed (similar size to a council refuse lorry). Delivery is typically between 7am and 7pm. The delivery drivers are only insured to deliver to kerb side or driveway. We would not risk damaging your property whilst delivering a product. Unfortunately we will not be able to go through your property. Deliveries may be either hand-balled off by the driver and some may be craned off if the vehicle delivering has a hi-ab. We cannot guarantee which type of vehicle will deliver to you.

Booking Delivery

After placing an order you will be contacted within 1-2 working days either by a text message or automated telephone message (the latter if a mobile number is not supplied). This message will supply you with the name of the booking website which you will be requested to go on to book your delivery date.

Installation option

If you are choosing the installation option after placing your order you’ll be contacted within 1-2 working days either by a text message or automated telephone message (the latter if a mobile number is not supplied). This message will supply you with the name of the website to go on to where you will be required to accept the terms and conditions for assembly. Any delay in accepting these terms and conditions may affect your timescale. Once you have accepted these terms and conditions you will be contacted during the timescale with a date for the delivery/assembly of your order. The installation option will extend your lead time by up to 15-20  working days. This may take longer during seasonal periods. Please be aware that the installation team will require full access to your garden. Our Installation team will not bring a building through your home as they are not covered by insurance to enter a customer’s home.

6 x 6 (1.80m x 1.80m) Shire Command Post Tower Playhouse

Product code - 10017040

Our Price Was £520.99 Now £489.88
rrp £590.99
you save £101.11

Water gun ports and observation points make the Command Post a tower playhouse with a twist

  • Three fixed windows and two opening gun ports
  • Tongue and groove floor is sturdy and long lasting
  • Safety hinges to prevent trapped little fingers
  • Styrene glazing offers a safer alternative to glass
  • Free Delivery to most areas of the UK mainland

Free Delivery exceptions may apply

Usually delivered within: 3-7 Working Days.

Note: Currently not available for delivery to Offshore Post Codes.

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