For most areas our POD size and height have been designed to negate the need for planning permission and they fall within the permitted building regulations. This is subject to change if you couple the POD to your house, choose a higher roof version and/or lie in a conservation area. If planning permission is required our Technical Service Team and surveyor can handle this for you.
Yes, and a full specification sheet is available on our website showing how the floor, walls and roof comply with the building regulations in England/Wales and Scotland.
It takes approximately 6 weeks to build a POD from the date of your order.
We stock some external cladding but due to the extensive range offered some may need to be specially ordered. Nevertheless, we will always endeavour to provide your POD by your chosen date.
Of course we will provide you with a full set of easy-to-follow installation instructions in hard copy and/or electronic format, along with personal login details to access "how to" videos on our website.
You will also be provided with the contact details of a technical specialist who will be available to discuss any issues in person.
The cost of delivery from factory to end-user site entrance is included in the price.
Cre8a pod is a stylish, modern, fully functional, self-contained living space which can have a bedroom and/or a shower room. The pod is internally wired and connected with your existing house supply. All connections are completed to "Part B" Building Regulation. In order to allow water in and waste out the pod would be connected to mains drainage.
A solid concrete base is required to ensure there is no movement on the pod externally or internally. Due to the weight and solidity of the pod a concrete base will ensure full stability.
If you don't want a concrete base in your garden we also offer the ground screw for solid foundations. A quicker, easy and mess free solution.
To view more about ground screw please visit: https://www.gbgs.co.uk/
Usually we work on a lead time of just 6-8 weeks from the day you place your order with our client support team to your instillation and key hand over.
Installation should be completed within 7 days, Barring any external factors which will be needed to taken into consideration.
Can the PODs be supplied with a service/maintenance agreement?
Yes – we can provide a full service and maintenance package which includes two site visits per year, all parts and labour, a full cleaning service, visual checks of all cladding to ensure it is securely fastened, and servicing of all moving parts.
What if I have a problem with my POD after the installation team has left?
We will carry out a full hand-over with you to ensure you are completely happy with your POD and to iron out any snags before we leave site. Nevertheless, if you are not fully satisfied with our work we promise to return to site to examine and resolve the problem identified.
Thereafter, our Customer Services Team will work with you should you have any queries.
Will Cre8a Pod add value to my property?
Yes! The stylish addition to your garden will certainly contribute to the sale-ability of the property in the future. There is no definitive answer to how much value Cre8a Pod brings, although varies studies suggest that your overall property value could increase by as much as 10% along with the benefits of adding additional space to your home.