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mines too big to fit, how big is yours?

No I,m not bragging, my M/H is 3.10m high and my garage is 2.54m high {built to take a small caravan at the time} its 10.60m long x 4.35m wide so no problem on width and length, if I lifted the roof what would be a good height to make it, in case I change the van and how much depth should I allow for a roller door of that height OR what M/H could I change to that would fit without lifting the roof. Would yours fit?
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Mine is the reverse. Built the barn/garage for 40ft. RV and now our 7.8m. Hobby just drops in.

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Hello.
In Sutton in Ashfield,why don't you build a garage the right height on top of the existing one,and have a movable ramp to still get access to the lower one ?,after all,it is Nottinghamshire.
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Built my Garage for N/B Flair last year (10mx4mx4m). Needed this as minimum, but would have needed planning permission to go any bigger. It fits ok but wish it were a lot larger, as I cant work on it at all, or open the lockers fully which is annoying.
Height was the critical factor in getting enough headroom incorporating a sloping roof for drainage. Needed 3.3m for the Flair so sloped the roof with single pitch,4M to 3m across.
Great for storage in winter, but I think I will park it outside in the summer as it makes a super workshop.

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mines too big to fit, how big is yours?

raynipper..........Lucky you, its cheaper that way.


hulltramper........brilliant idea!

Happy new year to you both
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11X4X5 then seems to be the ideal size.
the 4m should give you the height within building permissions,11m enough length to include a roller door and 5m to enable you to open locker doors etc.

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To keep the overal height down my builder made the trusses like this alowing a 12ft. RV inside................ Ray.
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Mine is too big

Thanks for the replies. What door have you got midget elder, if it's a roller door what space does it take when rolled up
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Thanks for the replies. What door have you got midget elder, if it's a roller door what space does it take when rolled up
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Hi, sorry for delay
Due to the height restriction, it was not possible to use a roller door.
I was keen to use up some timber that 1 had from another project, so coerced my chippy mate (much against his better judgement) to use it. As he predicted it has caused a problem with flimsiness, which will be rectified by adding aluminium struts, and swelling in wet weather which will be also be rectified by fabricating a cover or hood to keep the rain off the top and face.
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