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8 x 6 (2.40m x 1.90m) Mercia Overlap Apex Shed - Windowless

Detailed Specification

Please note: all imperial measurements are approximate and Mercia garden shed products are made from metric measurements.  We would recommend that the base is at least 50mm bigger in each direction.

Product Name: 8 x 6 (2.40m x 1.90m) Mercia Overlap Apex Shed
Footprint (Depth x Width): 2.35m x 1.75m (7'9" x 5'9")  (Excluding Roof Overhang
2.40m x 1.90m (7'10" x 6'3")  (Including Roof Overhang)
Height to Ridge: 1983mm (6'6")
Height to Eaves: 1561mm (5'2")
Walls: 7mm Overlap
Framing: 28mm x 28mm (11/10" x 11/10")
Door: Single Door
Door Opening (Height x Width): 1600mm x 0.740mm (5'3" x 2'5")
Door Lock: Turn Button
Roof Type: Apex
Roof: 8mm Solid Sheet Board
Roofing Felt: Black Sand Felt
Floor: 10mm Solid Sheet Board
Floor Joists: 28mm x 28mm (11/10" x 11/10") 
Floor Joists Direction: Front to Back
Window(s): 2 x Styrene Windows
Window / Wall Panels: N/A
Window Glazing Material: Styrene
Windowless Option Available: N/A
Treatment: Golden Brown Base Coat Dip Treatment or Pressure Treated
Portabases Available: N/A
Manufacturer's Guarantee: 10 Year Anti-Rot Guarantee
FSC Certified: Yes
Free Delivery: Yes*
Assembly Available: Optional or N/A
EAN Number: 5029442085463
Recommended Treatment: Protek Range** (please click here
Manufacturer: Mercia Garden Products Ltd


** We offer a selection of Protek paint within the options section of this product page.  If selecting from this product page the treatment will be sent with your order.  If ordering from the link the treatment will be sent separately.


The Mercia 8 x 6 Overlap Apex Shed is a traditional shed packed with plenty of useful features. Its appeal lies in its classic no-frill design, but our customers are drawn to its fabulous value for money and details you’d come to expect with buildings at a much higher price point.


About the Timber and Cladding

Being constructed utilising rough sawn overlap timber, the shed has that instant rugged appeal and its rustic look is an attractive feature. Overlap cladding while not only being sturdy and simple to manufacture offers great water-resistance through its louvred orientation. The boards being angled and lapped sufficiently to aid water run-off, also offer great ventilation properties helping minimise condensation.

FSC certified timber is used throughout the body of the building and with the peace of mind of our 10-year anti-rot warranty, you can be assured that by following a basic care regimen your shed should look good for years to come.

Having a single door keeps the design uncomplicated and with its durable, braced assembly and galvanised metal hinges it is kept in place with a simple turn button. Although the shed doesn’t come with a lock, provision is made for this using a sturdy hasp and staple which is included in the kit.

Roof and Floor

OSB (Oriented Strand Board) is a tried and trusted material used widely in the manufacturing industry. It’s a solid and highly water-resistant material with similar properties to plywood. Coupled with a protective layer of sand-felt, your shed roof will remain water resistant and weather-proof well into the future. Similarly, the same material is utilised in the floor and with the attached bearers high load-bearing properties are achieved and problems with damp and mould are kept to a minimum.

The Windows

Having safe and environmentally friendly materials is a major plus-point with this shed and the window material is no different. The shatterproof styrene will not only allow plenty of light to enter the building but should it get broken, risk of injury is kept to a minimum. Replacement styrene can be easily sourced locally and replaced relatively quickly. It’s also handy to know that your shed’s window panels can be placed on the left or the right of the building and this can be determined during the installation of your building.

The Kit

Even though a convenient service to erect the shed can be purchased, don’t be surprised to find how easy this shed is to install yourself. With a little help, some basic tools and a spare few hours you could soon have the satisfaction of building this fabulous budget-friendly building which could be an attractive and practical feature of your garden.

Please note:

All our sheds are pre-treated with a water based timber treatment for protection during transit. In order to receive the full 10-year anti-rot guarantee on your shed, it is necessary that you treat the shed with high quality, water-based, timber preservative prior to or shortly after construction. This will protect the timber from weathering on your shed and will need to be repeated accordingly in relation to the manufacturer's instructions. This guarantee does not cover twisting, warping or splitting of the timber over time. 

Elbec recommends Protek Royal Exterior wood finish, available from ourselves in many different colours. This is also a great way to refresh the look of your shed over time or personalise it to your liking.


If you think that a Mercia Overlap Shed would be perfect for you, take a look at our delivery information. If you would like any extra details, please feel free to email us to discuss your order and our full range of product options, or better still, give us a call so we can find the perfect product to suit your needs.

Alternatively, why not visit us at our Brookfields Garden Centre show site near Nottingham? One of our helpful advisors will be on hand to show you around or to help guide you through your order in person.

(Please be aware if there is a particular garden building you would like to see, we recommend contacting us in advance to find out if we have it, or one similar, on site.)

What is included?

  • FREE pick your own delivery date*
  • 2 hour delivery slot
  • Delivered flat-packed with instructions, fittings and roofing felt, allowing you to complete assembly quickly and easily
  • Solid OSB roof and floor
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified timber is used throughout to produce an environmentally friendly garden building



Booking Delivery

You have the option to book your delivery date at the time of placing your order. Our 'Request a Delivery Date' service is available to the majority of areas and you'll find that the majority of the UK postcodes are FREE but some areas may incur a delivery surcharge and some postcodes are not covered at all. Select a 'requested delivery date' by entering your post code in the 'Request a delivery date' section above. You will also be notified at this time if your area incurs a surcharge or delivery is not covered in your area.

If you choose not to select a requested delivery date you will be contacted directly to arrange a convenient delivery date.

You'll be contacted on the morning of your delivery date either by text or email with a 2 hour delivery slot. You will also be contacted by the driver 30 minutes before the delivery location.

Please note: for Mercia Metal and Mercia Plastic Sheds ONLY - your order is delivered by a courier you will not be notified prior to the delivery. If you are not in on the day of the delivery you will be carded and asked to contact the courier to arrange a new mutual delivery date.

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

Your order is delivered either kerbside or driveway and will be delivered on a 17 ton lorry (the size of a Refuse Cart). Unfortunately due to health and safety and insurance liabilities the driver will not be able to take your goods around to the back of your property but may upon request place the product at the side of the house if there are no access or restriction issues. We would not risk damaging your property whilst delivering a product to an un-safe location. Unfortunately we will not be able to go through your property.

You do not need to be home for your delivery. All we ask is that you let us know via email or leave a signed note to let us know that you will not be present for the delivery. In the note please let us know where a suitable place would be to leave the building. If you leave us a note the delivery driver will ring you 30 minutes before delivery and you can inform them of where the note is or you could just leave it on your front door. You must include your signature on the note; our drivers can then take photos of the note to confirm an item(s) has been delivered.

We would recommend against arranging for a third party to install the building before it's been delivered and checked that all parts are present, as we cannot be held liable for any third party costs.

Installation Option

If you have chosen our installation option your order will be delivered as per the delivery process above you have chosen. You’ll be given a separate date for the installation. The installation option will extend your lead time by up to 10 working days.

8 x 6 (2.40m x 1.90m) Mercia Overlap Apex Shed

Product code - 20010152

Our Price £279.99
rrp £315.00
you save £35.01

in stock3-7 Working Days.

A traditional and attractive apex-roof, overlap shed with plenty of useful features aimed at the budget conscious gardener.  Key features include:

  • Free UK Mainland Delivery*

  • 10 Year anti rot guarantee.

  • Dip-treated.

  • Styrene window (panel can be orientated left or right)
  • Option to choose your delivery date at the time of order.

Free Delivery exceptions may apply

Usually delivered within: 3-7 Working Days.

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

Request a delivery date

Additional options:
Protek Wood Stain and Protector for Mercia Buildings
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Gun Metal Grey£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Chestnut£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Silver Fir£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Ebony£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Soft Sage£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Teak£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Sky Grey Blue£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Cornflower£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Dark Oak£20.00
Protek Wood Stain and Protector 5 litres - Clear Top Coat£26.00

Your choices:

  • 8 x 6 (2.40m x 1.90m) Mercia Overlap Apex Shed£279.99