Concrete Garages

At Jacksons show site in Birmingham we display a wide range of concrete sectional precast garages including the LidgetCompton and Hanson ranges.  Customers are free to browse around our show buildings, discuss requirements with a member of staff or even try them out for size by parking your car in them.

Our display model concrete garages feature many of the optional extras that are available from LidgetCompton and Hanson, many of them are maintenance-free or security options to enhance your new garage.

We provide a no obligation site survey to discuss the removal of an old garage (including asbestos removal), concrete base requirements and measure up for a new garage.  We can also advise you on lead-times regarding the delivery of your new sectional garage.

All of our concrete garage prices include as standard; delivery*, installation, VAT and a 10 year structural guarantee.

* We deliver and install concrete garages anywhere in mainland England, Scotland or Wales.

At Jacksons, we pride ourselves on offering unbeatable value for money.  If you have a genuine like for like quote for a concrete garage we will endeavour to match or beat it.








Concrete Garages

Personnel Access Door

Personnel Access Door - Side or rear access is easy to accommodate thanks to a choice many different personnel doors.  Choose from steel, timber or UPVC with either 3ft or 4ft wide.  Extra locking bars (3-point locking) can be added at a small price to increase the security of your building.


Guttering - Specify black, white or brown guttering to the sides of your apex building or to the rear of your pent garage / shed.  Includes downpipes as necessary.


Sand & Cement Mortar Fillet

Sand & Cement Mortar Fillet - This is optional, but strongly recommended.  A mortar fillet applied to the inside of your garage walls helps to prevent water ingress.

Window Upgrades

Window Upgrades - Most of the buildings are fitted as standard with a timber framed 4ft fixed window. This can be up-graded to an opening window or various PVCu options. Laminated glass is also an option.

Maintenance-Free Fascias

Maintenance-Free Fascias - No need for future painting or maintenance! Up-grade your fascias with PVCu. Available in white, golden oak or rosewood.

Timber Weather Bar

Timber Weather Bar - The Weather Bar is fixed to the garage base, just behind the up & over door.  It helps to prevent leaves, dust and excessive rainfall coming under the garage door.

Brick Front Posts

Brick Front Posts - Upgrade the front posts of your spar garage.  Four attactive styles to choose from.

Painted Coloured Roof Sheets

Painted Coloured Roof Sheets - Change you standard roof sheets to one of four colours. (Apex garages only, included as standard on Apex Deluxe & Royale).

Granular Steel Roof Sheets

Granular Steel Roof Sheets  - Replace your standard roof sheets with steel metro tiles. These are available in 6 different colours, samples are available to view at our show site. (apex garages only, included as standard on the Apex 20)

Steel Security Roof Sheets

Steel Security Roof Sheets - Plastisol coated steel security roof sheets fixed with security fittings. Grafotherm anti-condensation coating on the underside. (apex garages only)

Translucent Roof Sheets

Translucent Roof Sheets - Let additional natural daylight in through translucent roof sheets. (apex garages only)

Up & Over Door Up-grade

Up & Over Door Up-grade - A white Hormann up & over door is supplied as standard on most garages. There are various options of door up-grades available such as; Vertically Ribbed, Georgian Style, golden oak or rosewood or roller shutters.

4-Point Security Locking

4-Point Security Locking - Specify 4-point locking on your up & over door to improve the security of your building.

Offset Garage Door

Offset Garage Door - If a full width garage door is not needed, there is a large choice of offset door sizes and positions, ask for further details.

Shelving Options

Shelving Options - There are various shelving solutions available for your concrete garage or shed. The Shelf Stack is available 2ft, 4ft or 6ft wide, six shelves high.

Lining Clips

Lining Clips - these are supplied in a pack of 12 clips, screws and washers. They enable a piece of timber (not supplied) to be fixed to the inside of the garage or shed panels.  This can then be boarded over to line all or part of your building.

Remote Electric Door Opener

Remote Electric Door Opener - The remote garage door opener is suitable for all up & over doors or roller shutters.  No need to brave the elements again when opening your garage door! Comes with 1 remote handset, more are available at additional cost.

Throughway Garage Door

Throughway Garage Door - If you require an additional garage door in the rear of your building, there are various "throughway" options available. (Apex style garages only)


Concrete Garages

Steel reinforced vibrated concrete panels. Panels are connected using 3 bolts per joint, Galvanised steel washers and nuts. Joints are mastic sealed on the LidgetCompton garages with the Hanson Garages having interlocking panels and no mastic.

The Pent garages have heavy-duty C-section galvanised trusses the Apex garages  also have steel roof trusses manufactured and factory welded. They have a coloured primer coating, a top coat of Hammerite or similar is recommended.

Pent - Galvanised steel, 75mm (3") corrugation continuous length sheet (for garages up to 20'3" in length) with a roof sloping from front to rear. All roof sheets are treated with anti-condensation treatment to minimize any condensation problems. Sheets are fixed to galvanised steel, box section trusses with galvanised screws.

Apex - Fibre-cement sheets, 127mm (5") corrugation, 6mm (1/4") thick, fastened with galvanized sheet screws onto primed steel roof trusses and 3"x3" treated timber purlins. Fibre cement close fitting ridge capping is supplied as standard for better weather proofing and less condensation problems. Also available in a choice of colours.

All timber supplied is preservative treated in the factory. Preservative is applied after manufacture by totally immersing the components, ensuring maximum protection. We advise that all exposed timber should be re-treated periodically with a suitable timber preservative, and in accordance with the preservative manufacturer's recommendations.

Personnel access doors
Hormann steel doors to match the up & over doors or softwood timber doors, factory treated.


Timber - All timber windows are single glazed and factory treated with preservative.

PVCu - All PVCu windows are double glazed with 28mm thick sealed units.

Standard fascias are factory treated softwood. PVCu clad fascias in a choice of white, golden oak, rosewood or flat brown are available as a maintenance free alternative to the standard timber fascias.

Brick Front Posts
Available on the Spar range of garages, brick front posts enhance the appearance of the front of your garage. 2 posts on a one door building, 3 posts on a 2 door building. Real brick posts (available in several brick colours) have no external fixings visible and are secured to concrete using traditional methods, including hand pointed mortar lines.  Customers can provide their own bricks (subject to brick type) on the Hanson range of garages.

PVCu, 112mm half round with 68mm diameter pipe and shoe. The down-pipe will be positioned at the rear of the building unless you tell us otherwise, and the pipe will discharge onto the base. Any other arrangement to take away rain water (i.e. into a water butt) is by others. Choice of black, white or brown.

Timber Weather Bar

Not fitted as standard. A profiled timber section bedded on mastic and securely screwed to the base. It will help prevent water and leaves etc. being blown under the door.

Shelf Stack

Six shelves 0.171 (6 3/4") wide and 0.109 (3/4") thick, supplied in 0.610 (2'0"), 1.219 (4'0") and 1.829 (6'0"), with brackets welded on mild steel angle uprights bolted to the wall.

Lining Clips
Pack of 12 galvanised steel lining clips with screws and washers used to fit timber battens to the wall. (Timber supplied by others)

Eaves Filler
Polyethylene foam filler blocks, contoured to the roof sheet profile to help prevent draughts and dust etc.

Sand and Cement Fillet
The sand and cement fillet is laid internally on perimeter walls, and helps to prevent water leaking under the concrete panels.

Concrete Garages

What is included in the price?

All prices include delivery, installation, VAT and a 10 year guarantee.

Are the garage dimensions internal or external?

The dimensions given are external to the outside of the concrete panels. When measuring up, please allow for roof overhang and guttering. Internal garage dimensions are about 6" (150mm) less than external.

What base do I need for my concrete garage?

A 4" (100mm) thick, flat, level concrete base, 6" (150mm) longer and 6" wider than the garage. We recommend that your base is slightly higher than the surrounding area in order to help keep your garage dry. Slabs, Tarmac or Block Paving are not suitable bases for a concrete garage.

What kind of access do I need for delivery of my building?

As most garage sites have vehicular access leading to them, we can gain access to the base using a Moffett forklift truck to deliver your garage.

What is the delivery lead time?

Approximately 3 - 4 weeks. This can sometimes be quicker if you require a building urgently. Please ask for details.

What guarantee do I get with my building?

The garages carry a 10 year structural guarantee. The up & over doors, personnel doors and electric door openers carry a 2 year guarantee.

Do I need planning permission?

Occasionally, planning permission is required. The Planning department of your local authority should be able to help you further with this.