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Please note: All measurements are approximate and all Palram plastic sheds are made from metric measurements. Nominal Model sizes are based on roof dimensions. Please refer to the table below for accurate roof and base measurements.

Product Name: 6 x 8 (1.85m x 2.28) Palram Skylight Plastic Apex Shed - Dark Grey
Footprint Width (Door Side): 1.75m (5'9")
Footprint Depth: 2.27m (7'5")
Roof Width: 1.85m (6'0")
Roof Depth: 2.28m (7'6")
Ridge Height: 2.17m (7'1")
Eaves Height:
2.03m (6'8")
Roof: Apex
Floor: Yes
Door(s): Hinged Double Door
Door(s) Height x Width (Aperture):
1.71m x 1.27m (5'7" x 4'2")
Door Lock: Facility for Padlock (padlock not supplied)
Walls: Plastic
Window(s): No
Colours:
Dark Grey
Ventilation: Yes
Free Delivery:
Yes*
Assembly: Self Assembly
Manufacturer's Guarantee: 10 Year Guarantee
EAN Number:
7290103121785
Manufacturer:  Palram Applications

 

 

Description

The 6 x 8 Skylight Plastic Apex Shed in Dark Grey is a spacious garden shed that provides plenty of extra storage for your garden at a fantastic price. It is packed with quality features that make sure it is a superb investment for your garden. Palram, the manufacturer, make some of the best value sheds around, offering a superb balance between affordability and quality. In short, there may be slightly cheaper sheds on the market, but they cannot compare to the durability and long lifespan of a Palram.

A shed of this size also provides a useful balance between space inside and how much room it will need in your garden. Although it is more than spacious enough for more serious storage needs, it is not an obtrusively large garden building, fitting comfortably in medium-sized or even smaller gardens. Whether you need somewhere for the family bikes, sheltered storage for your tools, or perhaps simply the existing storage spaces in your home are full to bursting, a 6 x 8 shed could provide the perfect solution. Undoubtedly, this size of shed is one that suits a wide variety of outdoor spaces with its versatile footprint. This version features an apex style roof, for a classic shed appearance and extra head room, and its dark grey colouring is commonly chosen by customers looking for a more modern garden look.

Features

It is constructed from polycarbonate panels built around a sturdy aluminium frame. These materials, although lightweight and easy to handle, come together to make a really sturdy building once erected. The other real advantage of polycarbonate is that it is exceptionally difficult to break or shatter, is waterproof and is very low maintenance, needing no treatment and only the occasional wipe down to keep it looking its best. The panels are even UV treated to prevent fading, discolouring or cracking over time.

An innovative slide and lock panel system makes constructing a Palram shed as straightforward as possible. The unique skylight roof panels allow in light whilst remaining “opaque” from the outside. In short, this means that light will enter your shed during the day to make finding things easy, but your belongings will remain safely hidden away from prying eyes. A sliding padbolt is supplied, to which you can attach your own padlock, allowing you to further secure your shed’s contents. Hinged double doors allow easy access, even for larger items that you wish to store.

Unlike many similar metal or plastic sheds, Palram sheds are supplied with a robust, “easy-grip” floor, keeping your belongings dry and preventing slips and falls when entering after wet weather. This should be anchored to a solid base, preferably concrete. Integrated ventilation encourages air circulation and will help to prevent the build up of condensation inside. This excellent package is protected by a 10 year manufacturer’s guarantee, giving ultimate peace of mind that this first-rate garden shed will last for years to come.

Additional Details

The 6 x 8 Palram Skylight Plastic Apex Shed is supplied flat packed with detailed instructions and all the fixings needed to complete assembly. For additional strength and weather resistance, it is highly recommended that this garden building is anchored down to a solid base. Make sure to follow any and all care and assembly instructions included to ensure your warranty remains valid.

Feel free to email us to discuss our full range of sheds, storage solutions and other products, or better still, give us a call so we can find the perfect solution for your requirements. Alternatively, why not visit us at our Brookfields Garden Centre showsite near Nottingham? Here, you can sit down with one of our helpful advisors who can guide you through your order or offer advice on the rest of our range of products. We also recommend that you take a look at our delivery information if you think that a Palram Plastic Shed could be the perfect product for you.

Key Features

  • Constructed from virtually unbreakable polycarbonate panels
  • Sturdy aluminium frame
  • Translucent skylight roof panels
  • Integrated air vents        
  • Lightweight and easy to handle panels
  • Low maintenance
  • Dark grey colour for a more modern look
  • Sliding padbolt can be padlocked for security (padlock not included)
  • UV treated to prevent fading, discolouring or cracking
  • Slide and lock panel system for easier assembly
  • Robust, “easy-grip” floor
  • 10 year manufacturer’s guarantee
  • Supplied flat packed with detailed instructions and all the fixings needed to complete assembly
  • Free UK mainland delivery*

Delivery

IMPORTANT: WE ARE OPEN, DELIVERING AS ADVERTISED AND DELIVERING A CONTACT-LESS DELIVERY SERVICE.

ALL DELIVERIES ARE DELIVERED TO KERBSIDE OR DRIVEWAY. This product is delivered flat packed, direct to your home and is supplied with a set of instructions to support assembly.

Our telephone lines are exceptionally busy to avoid queuing you can use the ‘Help’ facility which is on every product page.

To protect both you and our drivers, we request that you remain within your property while they complete the delivery.

Booking Delivery

Your order will be dispatched by the manufacturer Palram Applications. If you have ordered more than one item, they may arrive at different times.

Our teams are working hard to ensure your order is delivered within the timescale indicated on the product page. For customers in certain areas (e.g. Scotland and Wales) the timescale may be slightly extended. Please note lead times are counted in working days (Monday – Friday) excluding Bank Holidays.

Prior to Delivery

With Palram products, you will be sent two text messages. The first message will inform you that your order is being processed. The second message will be sent closer to the end of the delivery timescale, advising you that your order has been dispatched and will be delivered by one of two couriers (TNT or DX).

Please note that both elbec and Palram will be unable to supply any further information on your order during this timescale. 

Upon Delivery

Your order will be delivered kerbside or on your driveway. Due to health and safety, and insurance liabilities, the driver will not be able to take your goods to the back of your property but – upon request – may place the product at the side of the house if there are no access issues. This is to avoid risking damage to your property while delivering to an unsafe location. We will not be able to go through your property.

We recommend against arranging for a third party to install the product before its delivery and checking that all parts are present, and we cannot be held liable for any third-party costs caused by delays.

Customer Reviews

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said...
"Sheds are 100% fantastic Best I ever bought put them together my self even the 12x6 one no problem
Every who see then ask where to get one as they thank there perfect as well"
Star Rating 5
said...
"Prompt delivery, came in time frame stated. Easy to install, ideally needs 2 people. It's ideal size for what we need and won't require maintaining. Great shed. "
Star Rating 5
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"Delivered on tiime as stated, packaged very well in one box. All the bits required and easy to read instructions although i highley recommend watching an install video (just google it there is a few) as it helped make the job a little easier. took me n the missis 6hrs on a fairly calm day (dont install in wind as the panels are very light until u get roof parts on).Few fiddly bits but went together well and looks absolutely fantastic. Well worth the money and time will last for years."
Star Rating 5
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"Purchased what I was hoping to be a no maintanance shed, which was replacing my wooden shed. It has not dissapointed. The structure although looks at 1st sight flimsy is both strong and durable when put together. It as a little tricky if like me not great at DIY, but is achievable with a bit of patience and time. Allow a day to put up! but once up, the design, quality and strangth is far superior to my wooden shed....so now I can sit back and enjoy my maintanance free shed for years to come....would definately recommend this product, but a little tip is rely on the instructions but also watch a viseo on youtube to assist"
Star Rating 5
said...
"Quite flimsy not as good as solid plastic sheds but at about half the price you can't complain . Erected on my own very awkward took me about 6 hours, looks very nice put up hope it lasts mine was a 6x8 and down the bottom of the garden low down so should be ok with winds ,would advise to be erected with two people and on a solid concrete base"
Star Rating 4
said...
"Palram SkyLight shed
I purchased a 6 x 8 Palram SkyLight Shed from Elbec Garden Buildings, and it was delivered really quickly and in perfect condition. Assembly of the shed is really easy, but as suggested, needs two people to keep it steady during assembly. Once completed it is really sound and secure. I’m really pleased with it and recommend it to anyone who is thinking of buying one."
Star Rating 5
said...
"Great looking shed but really flimsy and you need at least 3 people to put it up - can’t fault Elbec fantastic service"
Star Rating 3
said...
"Takes some time to assemble and will need two people as it is a bit flimsy until the roofing section is fitted. Once assembled a sturdy and nice looking shed. Roof lets in loads of light and double doors give nice wide access."
Star Rating 4
said...
"let down by missing screws
The delivery time of the plastic shed was acceptable considering the issues caused by Corona virus. Husband managed to erect the shed on his own with just a bit of help from myself holding panels together while he screwed. The shed is a bit flimsy but adequate for our needs and looks good from the outside. I would have scored an extra star but there are some screws missing and we are concerned that should we get windy weather the shed could blow down and possibly blow away. I have emailed elbec several times and phoned them but no sign of the screws. I was told they were despatched 6 days ago. I appreciate corona virus is causing issues but I am only waiting for 10 screws that could be sent in normal post
Hi Susan
Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry we understand how frustrating it must be. It had been actioned and Palram should by now be in touch with you directly to resolve as quickly as possible.
Kind regards
elbec garden buildings"
Star Rating 3
said...
"Palram Grey 6x8 plastic shed
We bought a plastic shed as the price was good and we were fed up with the maintenance costs of our wooden one. The delivery was quick and efficient the shed went to well leaving a great sturdy shed and add long as you follow the instructions or all goes to plan the sealing of the roof as apex is essential. Also securing shed to the ground helps give the shed a more solid feel. Be aware no screws in box to attach shed to ground.
Thank you for a great looking shed that went up quickly and needs no maintenance we have had many comments already and passed your details on..
David"
Star Rating 5
said...
"Really pleased with the shed on the whole. It took a bit of time to put together the only down side was the floor it doesn't clip together so there are gaps and trip hazards but looks fabulous in the garden also the accessories seem a bit pricey
"
Star Rating 4
said...
"Lovely shed. Very pleased. Fairly easy to build. It took myself and my husband approx 8 hours but we are novices so someone with a bit more experience may get it built in less time. It recommends two people to build but an extra pair of hands would have been very handy."
Star Rating 4
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"The shed is excellent when completed. You need two people to erect the shed on a solid level foundation on a calm day and follow the instructions carefully. It is easy to get a large barbecue and lawn mower in and out the opening doors."
Star Rating 5
said...
"I ordered the Palram 8 x 6 shed. Fast delivery
Instructions are clear my husband managed to assemble with a little help from myself. Very happy with the finished product. Great maintenance free shed would recommend."
Star Rating 5
said...
"Excellent service. Ordered a Palram skylight shed online over Easter it arrived on Thursday by courier. Put together in 6 hours. Definitely recommend Elbec. Thank you"
Star Rating 5
said...
"Good service and product.
Delivery was on time and the driver helpful. Instructions are clear and assembly reasonably easy. Finished shed looks the part and am now looking forward to some maintenance free pottering. The only slight negative would be that you need a bit of space all around the shed to erect easily."
Star Rating 4
said...
"Got a 8×6 shed by Palram went together…
Got a 8×6 shed by Palram went together quite well. Slightly disappointed with the floor quality as l had to tape the joints on completion. All in all a great shed and very pleased with it."
Star Rating 4
said...
"Palram plastic shed
I bought a Palram plastic shed. Quality product and excellent service from Elbec garden buildings. Quick delivery and good communication. Highly recommend this company."
Star Rating 5
said...
"Got a 8×6 shed by Palram
Got a 8×6 shed - went together well, instructions could be clearer in places, but once you try the pieces together it's clear how they fit - great shed, very pleased with it"
Star Rating 5
said...
"Nice shed "
Star Rating 5
said...
"Surprisingly sturdy little shed which has replaced by long-dead wooden one. It is far superior. Great bit of kit with good/clever assembly design. Very pleased!"
Star Rating 5
said...
"Great shed fantastic value for money.Assemble instruction very easy to follow.Very well made.Looks great when assemble."
Star Rating 5
said...
"Really pleased with the shed. Instructions were easy and straightforward. Everything was labelled and easy to follow. Impressed with the build itself, very strong and sturdy. Would definitely recommend "
Star Rating 5
said...
"Skylight shed
Great shed fantastic value for money.Assemble instruction very easy to follow.Very well made.Looks great when assemble."
Star Rating 5
said...
"Pros -
The skylight roof is amazing - it lets in much more light than the glass windows in the side of a wooden shed. The shiny finish inside is nice, and from the outside the shed looks very smart.
Overall, the build was fairly straightforward, and most of the instructions were clear and simple.
Cons -
Some of the instructions only make sense once you’ve made a mistake and re-read them with the benefit of hindsight.
The three sections of the floor do not click together or seal, so there are gaps to trip over or loose small items into. (I’ll be laying a rubber floor covering to resolve this).
Overall -
It’s a good shed, but you really do need to take the time to study the instructions, and make sure your base is perfectly flat and level. Also, a socket wrench will make things a lot easier than using a spanner!
"
Star Rating 4
said...
"Really good quality product. Not easy to put together as you roofing brackets go on last so any kind of wind blows it over. Would recommend"
Star Rating 4
said...
"A great shed excellent value for money and being plastic needs no annual maintenance.it arrived quickly all in one box.
It took time to erect but when finished you have a good shed. You do need to follow instructions and if you do it all goes together with relativity well. Looking forward to many years. You may want to seal to stop any trip hazards as the floor comes in 3 separate sheets. Thank you for some great efficient service."
Star Rating 5
said...
"Great shed. Once all assembled it’s really solid. Looks lovely in my garden. "
Star Rating 4
said...
"On the whole this is a good shed. Its not as substantial as I was hoping for and seems a little light. The assembly instructions need tweeking. What would be useful is a different colour in the booklet for the inside and outside as this got very confusing, especially for the door assembly."
Star Rating 4
said...
"This is our third Palram shed, we think they look great and don’t require any maintenance. Definitely needs two people to assemble and panels are very flimsy until fully constructed. The only drawback is that the shelves work out very expensive."
Star Rating 5
said...
"very pleased with the shed looks good when erected"
Star Rating 5

6 x 8 (1.85m x 2.28) Palram Skylight Plastic Apex Shed - Dark Grey

£482.00
rrp £550.00
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Product code - 121030003

Description Information

The 6 x 8 Palram Skylight Plastic Apex Shed in Dark Grey is a spacious garden storage solution that is designed for durability and longevity. Low maintenance and packed with handy features, it also represents impressive value for money – a brilliant investment for your garden. Key features include:

  • Constructed from virtually unbreakable polycarbonate panels on a sturdy aluminium frame
  • Easy grip floor helps ensure solid footing in all weathers
  • Translucent skylight roof panels allow light into the building without allowing anyone to see inside
  • Air vents allow airflow and counteract condensation

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