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Please note: all imperial measurements are approximate and Mercia sheds are made from metric measurements.

Product Name: 8' x 6' Mercia Overlap Apex Garden Shed With Double Doors
Footprint (Depth x Width): 2.40m x 1.90m (7'8' x 6'2')
Height To Ridge: 1.98m (6'5')
Height To Eaves: 1.56m (5'1')
Walls: 7mm Overlap
Door: Double
Door(s) Height x Width: 1.66m x 0.88m (5'4" x 2'8")
Lock: Turn Button
Roof: 8mm Solid Sheet Board
Roofing Felt: Green Mineral Felt
Floor: 10mm Solid Sheet Board
Bearers: 0.027m x 0.032m (0'1' x 0'1')
Bearers Direction: Front to Back
Window(s): 2 x Fixed Styrene Clear Glazed (Can Be Fitted To Either Side)
Framing 0.028m x 0.028m (0'1' x 0'1')
Portabases Available: Yes
Eco Bases Available: N/A
Number Required: N/A
Manufacturers Guarantee: 10 Year Anti-Rot Warranty
FSC Certified: Yes
Free Delivery: Yes
Assembly Available: No
EAN Number: 5029442075129
Manufacturer: Mercia


If you would like to transform an unused part of your garden into an area to safely store many items and take them out of a potentially damaging outdoor environment, this 8 x 6 Mercia overlap apex shed with double doors can deliver a storage space created with good quality materials - all for a low cost. A shed this size is compact enough for most domestic gardens, yet offers the owner room to store many items like lawnmowers, bicycles, and garden furniture. Read on to learn about the many features that go into making this shed such great value for your money.


The double doors of this model open wide for an easier time entering with the larger items - like wheelbarrows or bicycles - that this more spacious building is capable of storing. When not in use, a simple clasp allows for them to stay shut. If you plan to add a lock to the shed, you will be pleased to know that the double doors are ledged and braced for greatly improved strength.

Two fixed styrene windows are included with this 8 x 6 shed, and create a light and airy interior that makes using the shed a far more comfortable experience. The styrene used for the glazing is highly resistant to shattering as some glass is prone to do, a detail that may be worth considering if your garden also hosts children's ball games.

The bedrock of the 8 x 6 Mercia Overlap Apex Double Door Shed's construction is arguably the 28mm x 28mm timber framing that makes the shed so stable. This backs up the 7mm timber cladding used throughout the side walls of this shed, and all timber used is of course FSC certified to ensure your peace of mind if you are sustainably-minded.

8mm solid sheet board is also used for the shed's roof and floor, a rugged material that is an oriented strand board similar to plywood, but with a far higher shear strength that makes it ideal for the shed's construction purposes. This material is water resistant, and gives an excellent level of cover for stored items when paired with felt lining included with this shed.

Additional Information

Your 8 x 6 Mercia Overlap Apex Shed with Double Doors is supplied in parts, with an easy to follow instruction manual that shows you how to assemble the shed at home. Putting the shed together may be easier with an extra pair of hands in the form of a friend, and may take one or two days to finish depending on your level of DIY experience. Completing the assembly process can be hugely satisfying, and you should soon apply the wood preservative needed to ensure your 10-year anti-rot guarantee will remain valid. Examine the details of this guarantee with care to ensure you can make use of this coverage if ever necessary.

Key Features

  • Free UK mainland delivery with 'pick a day' option when ordering
  • 10-year anti-rot guarantee from manufacturer, provided you follow the basic care instructions to protect the shed's timber
  • Traditional apex design, utilising mineral roofing felt and 7mm overlap wall cladding with rough sawn timber
  • Double doors improve the ease of access and are space-conscious, with a lower profile than a single door when open
  • Fixed styrene windows can be situated on either side of your shed
  • Storage space for all kinds of outdoor items, from gardening equipment to sun loungers, compost bags, and shelves
  • Solid sheet board roof and floor (oriented strand board with water resistant resin)
  • FSC certified timber that is sourced from sustainable forests
  • 28mm x 28mm timber internal framing


ALL DELIVERIES ARE DELIVERED TO KERBSIDE OR DRIVEWAY. All of our Mercia products are delivered flat packed other than fence panels (which are delivered fully constructed), direct to your home, and are supplied with a set of instructions to support assembly.

Booking Delivery

You will be required to book your delivery date at the time of placing your order (except for Metal Shed). 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 postcode 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.

Prior to Delivery

On the morning of your delivery date, you'll be sent an update by text with an estimated 2-hour delivery slot (this update can only be provided where a mobile number has been supplied on the billing address section at the time of checkout) together with a link to the manufacturer delivery portal where you'll be able to track your order.

Please note: Mercia Metal 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. The estimated delivery lead time for Mercia's Metal sheds is identified on the product for the metal shed. Lead times are on working days (Monday - Friday) excludes Bank Holidays. These estimated lead times are provided by the manufacturer. Some remote areas will take a little longer.

Upon Delivery

Your order is delivered either kerbside or driveway and will be delivered on either a 3.5T, 7.5T or 18T Lorry. 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 unsafe location. Unfortunately, we will not be able to go through your property.

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.


Orders with Assembly 

The lead time for our installation option is around 12 weeks from the date of order. With the installation option, the majority of orders will have their delivery and installation on separate days; there will be a small number of orders which will have delivery and installation on the same day. You will be advised by the manufacturer's installation team which category your order falls into.

Depending on the installation option for your order, you will be contacted within the delivery timescale and given a date for either delivery/assembly on the same date or a separate date for delivery and assembly.

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

Was £489.99 Now £439.99
NEW - Guarantee - 10 year - gold

Product code - 20010017


Description Information

The 8 x 6 Mercia Overlap Apex Double Door Shed offers any owner a roomy storage space that is ideal for keeping items they would prefer to keep outside the home, such as sun loungers or gardening equipment. Some key features of this affordable shed include:

  • Double doors provide an easier time when it comes to storing larger items like bicycles or wheelbarrows that can be awkward to place in other sheds
  • Fixed windows use a shatterproof styrene material that is a safe option for family gardens
  • Mineral roofing felt is included to help protect against the elements
  • Rustic charm comes from the 7mm overlap timber cladding, which boasts a 10-year anti-rot guarantee (assuming the right care is taken to treat the wood)
  • Usually delivered within 6 weeks

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Usually delivered: Use Pick A Day delivery below for your earliest delivery date to your Post Code.

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

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