Garden offices a growing trend

There is a growing trend among small business owners in the UK to set up an office base in their own garden, it has been claimed.

A majority of start-up businesses around the country begin life at a residential property and increasingly their expansion is now being accommodated for by a garden office, reports ByteStart.

Most people are familiar with the idea of setting up a conservatory or having a kitchen extension fitted but company bosses are now keen to use some of the latest materials to purpose build a workspace in their own backyard – potentially making the best possible use of roof lights and other low-cost solutions.

The start-up business news provider has warned that building an office garden can sometimes require planning permission but often do not because of their lack of foundations.

Across the UK, property developers are designing flats and houses that are specifically tailored to be suitable for living and working in, according to