21 December 2022

SMART media release: Leading Suffolk manufacturer pledges to address digital carbon footprint

Leading Suffolk manufacturer pledges to address digital carbon footprint   After investing in new energy efficient vehicles,  a new waste segregation system and partnering with Tree Nation to plant six trees for every one of their employees plus an initial 30, a leading Suffolk manufacturer is turning its attention to its online activity. Thurston-based SMART Garden...
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08 November 2022

Does a Garden Office add value to your property?

There’s no doubt about it, fully insulated garden rooms give you all the things that a traditional extension can achieve. They offer you extra floorspace you do not already have, whether that be for a garden office, a family room, entertaining space, hobby room or a small home business. Plus, with today’s build quality, they...
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24 October 2022

8 Frightfully Stylish Halloween Garden Room Ideas

If you’re lucky enough to have a modern garden room, you may be thinking about how you could turn it into a spooktacular space this Halloween. While many people rush to fill their homes with gory decorations, All Hallows’ Eve can be elegantly celebrated by taking a more modest, enchanting approach. Whether you’re planning a...
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26 July 2022

SMART sharpens its market-leading offer with key digital hire  

SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios, the leading Suffolk manufacturer of quality outdoor buildings, has announced the successful recruitment of its first-ever digital director.    Dan Bowler joined the Thurston-based company recently, having previously acted as SMART’s digital marketing consultant via his own company Norris Media (formally Premier Digital Marketing). In that time, Dan has helped...
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11 July 2022

SMART Donates New School Music Pod    

“Music to our ears” Suffolk company donates new school music pod  When a growing Suffolk school found itself short of rooms and facilities because of rising pupil numbers, SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios, the UK’s leading manufacturers of quality outside buildings, was one of a number of organisations which came to their aid.  Sir...
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01 July 2022

The 5 Best Garden Office Pod Design Ideas

If you’ve been looking at modern garden office ideas, you’ll already be familiar with the term ‘garden room’ but how about a garden pod? As the name suggests, the garden pod is compact, yet perfectly proportioned and cleverly designed to work from home. As a small garden office, the garden pod neatly houses everything you...
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27 June 2022


SMART celebrates Suffolk Day with a ceremony  SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios, the leading Suffolk-based manufacturer of quality outdoor buildings this week (21 June) hosted a gathering of staff, clients and local dignitaries to celebrate the opening of its Thurston-based showroom.  Founded over two decades ago and successfully acquired through a management buyout in 2019...
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