Keter Sheds – A Complete Buyers Guide

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Keter Shed Buyers Guide

The plastic shed market is booming and Keter – an Israeli manufacturer and marketer of resin-based household and garden consumer products – has firmly established itself internationally as one of the market leaders. Plastic sheds have become more popular in recent years as technological advances have seen the once-controversial alternative to timber evolve into durable, stylish, low maintenance outdoor storage units that are perfect for low-maintenance gardens and those of us whose fingers have never felt particularly green!

Keter claims the key to their global success is “their ongoing commitment to enhance and simplify the daily lives of their customers through practical, innovative and sustainable designs that can be enjoyed season after season” and judging by the hundreds of positive reviews that can be found online, it seems pretty apparent that Keter has, and is still, delivering on its promise to supply consumers with high-quality, cost-efficient, low-maintenance garden storage that’s lightweight and easy to assemble, and come in a range of styles, sizes and neutral shades.

Keter Factor 8 x 6 ft Outdoor Storage Shed, Beige/Brown
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Keter Factor 8 x 6 ft Outdoor Storage Shed, Beige/Brown
  • Ideal outdoor storage solution for all garden accessories and equipment, garden furniture including BBQ's, bicycles and DIY tools. Won’t rust, peel, rot or decay
  • Elegant wood effect exterior with double doors, plus ventilation grills for air circulation
  • Heavy duty floor panel with Integral window and skylight for natural lighting
  • Made of durable maintenance and fade-free resin with steel reinforcement
  • Assembled external dimensions: 182 x 256.6 x 243 cm (L x W x H); internal dimensions: 162 x 236.5 x 238.5 cm (L x W x H)

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Keter sheds didn’t establish themselves as one of the market leaders in the international outdoor storage market overnight.  The Keter plastic shed ranges have been innovatively designed to be secure and long-lasting, yet require zero maintenance.

Keter sheds are ideal for storing a variety of items – from garden tools and equipment to BBQs and children’s toys. Constructed from injection moulded, durable plastic, Keter sheds are made to be weather resistant, fade-free and easy clean, so you can get on with storing your bits and pieces, without the hassle of ongoing maintenance playing on your mind.

Available in a variety of styles and sizes Keter sheds provide the perfect solution for your garden storage needs. There are seven different styles in the Keter shed range available online in the UK:

  • Artisan
  • Factor
  • Fusion
  • Manor
  • Oakland
  • Newton
  • Scala

Plastic & the environment

A plastic shed is sounding more and more appealing but you’ve got a niggle when it comes to plastic… you feel guilty spending 10p on a plastic supermarket carrier bag never mind a full-size outdoor storage unit!!

Rest-assured Keter sheds are doing everything possible to reduce the size of their carbon footprint:

  • Keter uses the largest volume of recycled plastic in the outdoor storage industry
  • Last year, 41% of all the plastic used by Keter was sourced from recycled material.
  • By 2021, Keter aims to be using over 50% recycled material and promises consumers it will continue to explore and invest heavily in ways they can increase the number of recycled materials they use
  • Some Keter products are already made from 100% recycled materials

The Keter shed range explained


Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
Artisan 11 x 7 340 218 226
Artisan 7 x 7 214 218 226
Artisan 9 x 7 277 218 226

The Artisan range of Keter sheds is ideal for those of us looking for a stylish, contemporary aesthetically-pleasing plastic shed that is functional, practical and durable. With three generous sizes to choose from, the Artisan range is able to provide you with plenty of secure outdoor storage space – from lawnmowers to sports kit, quad bikes to rabbit hutches, there’s a Keter shed in the Artisan range that is up to the job.

The Keter shed Artisan range features steel-reinforced double-wall construction as standard using the innovative DUOTECH™ panelling, which offers both the appearance and texture of real wood, but without the maintenance!

DUOTECH™ has the durability and weather-resistance of resin; it can be drilled and painted meaning there’s always the option to personalise your Keter shed to your personal taste and requirements. In addition, a reinforced roof capable of withstanding excessive snow loads; a heavy-duty, durable floor; generous proportioned door entry, optional windows; and a locking system for added security, all help make the Artisan the complete package.

Keter Scala Outdoor Garden Storage Shed, Brown, 6 x 5 ft
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Keter Scala Outdoor Garden Storage Shed, Brown, 6 x 5 ft
  • Ideal outdoor storage solution for all garden tools and equipment, BBQ's, bicycles and DIY tools
  • Authentic wood- effect with Rustic look panels
  • Floor panel with two fixed windows, built in ventilation and metal hinges. Lockable for added security
  • Made of durable, weather-resistant and maintenance fade-free resin
  • Assembled external dimensions: 185 x 152 x 226 cm (L x W x h); internal dimensions: 169 x 138 x 219 cm (L x W x h)

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Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
Factor 4 x 6 129.5 189 216.5
Factor 6 x 3 178 113.5 208
Factor 6 x 6 178 195.5 208
 Factor 8 x 11 256.5 331.5 243
Factor 8 x 6 256.5 182 243
Factor 8 x 8 256.5 255 243

With such a range of sizes on offer in the Keter shed Factor range, whether you’re looking for conveniently compact or surprisingly spacious, there’s a shed in the range suited to you. Even the slimmer, smaller dimension sheds still feel unexpectedly roomy. All models are built with the high-quality materials and attention to detail we know to expect from Keter – heavy-duty flooring; ample airflow; sky light; and steel reinforced, weather-resistant resin panelling, which promises years of zero-maintenance, hassle-free storage.


Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
Fusion 7.5 x 9 229 287 252

Ideal for those of us who are drawn to the look and feel of an authentic timber shed but go cold at the thought of maintaining one!! The Fusion, like the rest of the Keter sheds, has double-wall panelling made from a weather-resistant resin which offers a deceptive, wood-like texture but requires zero effort in the maintenance stakes.  Generous door dimensions make getting larger items such as lawnmowers and quad bikes in and out relatively easy, and once inside there’s a surprising amount of headroom.


Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
4 x 3 129 103 196
4 x 6 130 192 198
6 x 5 185 152 226
6 x 8 DD 185.8 236.8 227
Manor Pent 6 x 4 183.5 111 200.5
Manor Pent 6 x 6 183.5 183 200.6

You’re desperate for some outdoor storage and are quite partial to the idea of a garden shed but you’re holding back because you’re thinking you just don’t have the room? The Keter shed Manor range is the answer you’ve been looking for.- it offers tidy, stylish storage for even the tightest of spaces. Like all Keter sheds, the Manor range’s double-wall reinforced panelling offers secure construction and weather-resistant protection for all your stored items. With built-in air ventilation for ample airflow, fixed window(s) for natural light and a lockable door there really isn’t much Keter hasn’t thought of when it comes to their Manor range.


Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
Newton 7511 228 350 252
Newton 757 228 223.5 252

The Newton range of Keter sheds is truly remarkable – fusing elegant aesthetics with true functionality, the construction looks and feels like an authentic timber shed due to Keter’s innovative wood plastic composite Evotech™ but in fact is weather-resistant and maintenance-free, resulting in you having a shed that looks the part but will never rust, rot, or peel. It’s exceptional durability is unquestionable – the standard Keter construction of a steel-reinforced double-wall frame means this range of Keter sheds can stand up to pretty much anything Mother Nature chooses to throw at it.


Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
Oakland 754 210 124 253
Oakland 11 x 7.5 SD 350 229 254
Oakland 7.5 x 11 229 350 242
Oakland 7.5 x 7 229 223.5 242
Oakland 7.5 x 9 229 287 242

The Keter shed Oakland range is the epitome of how looks can be deceiving – classic, elegant and stylish in appearance yet built to withstand the toughest of conditions – the Oakland’s durable, weather-resistant DUOTECH™ structure keeps all your stored goods secure and protected from the elements with its steel-reinforced double-wall panelling This shed will neither rot, fade, rust or decay, and you will barely have to lift a finger to keep it looking great. Complete with walls for easy drilling, personalising the space with shelving and brackets is easily done, and the built-in skylight and windows featured in most Oakland models provide ample natural light.


Model External Width (cm) External Depth (cm) External Height (cm)
Scala 6 x 5 185 152 226
Scala 6 x 8 185.8 236.8 227

The Scala range is convenient, durable, stylish outdoor storage. Like all Keter sheds, the double wall wood-effect construction is fade-free, fully weather-resistant and demands zero maintenance. Built-in ventilation, fixed windows and the respected Keter locking system provides maximum security for your stored possessions.

Are Keter sheds eco-friendly?

Keter doesn’t shy away from the environmental concerns surrounding plastic but it does put forward a very convincing argument when asked to justify the role of plastic within its outdoor storage.

Keter is quick to state that alternatives to plastic such as wood and metals demand around 82% more energy to produce, creating approximately three times more carbon dioxide output. Keter doesn’t even attempt to play down the detrimental impact plastic has on the environment but is quick to add that this is only really the case when plastic goods fail to be designed and used responsibly.

Keter states on its UK website, “We don’t believe in single-use plastic products.  Our products are designed to last a lifetime and we want all our products to have minimal impact on the earth but still perform to our and your expectations. We take various measures to minimize our operational footprint, from manufacturing to distribution and recycling, while maintaining a high level of product quality. We want to create sustainable value through our business activities and are currently updating our metrics and targets to allow us to track performance progress in the coming years.”

Keter Manor Outdoor Garden Storage Shed, Beige, 6 x 5 ft
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Keter Manor Outdoor Garden Storage Shed, Beige, 6 x 5 ft
  • Ideal outdoor storage solution for all garden tools and equipment, BBQ's, bicycles and DIY tools
  • Elegant wood affect exterior with double doors, plus ventilation ducts for air circulation
  • Floor panel with integral window for natural lighting and padlock hasp for optional added security
  • Made out of a durable, maintenance and fade-free weather-resistant. It is resistant to rot, decay and other damage
  • Assembled external dimensions:: 152 x 185 x 226 cm (L x W x H); internal dimensions: 138 x 169 x 219 cm (L x W x H)

Last update on 2022-07-01 / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API / As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases

Frequently Asked Questions

What sizes do Keter sheds come in?

Keter sheds are available in a range of sizes and designs – there are seven styles to choose from in a range of sizes from 4ft x 3ft to 7.5ft x 11ft.

Larger sheds are ideal for storing everything from lawnmowers to quad bikes. More compact plastic sheds enable you to store your tools and accessories while taking up minimal space in your garden.

Are Keter sheds good quality?

Keter sheds are known for their durability, ease of assembly, weather-resistant structure and affordability. There is no need for maintenance and, thanks to Keter’s use of state-of-the-art injection moulded plastic, your stored items will be kept dry and secure from the elements, safe in your fade-proof, weather-resistant Keter shed.

Are there any quieter leaf blowers?

Some leaf blowers have been awarded the Quiet Mark (an internationally recognised award for equipment that is particularly low in noise when in use). This is something worth looking for if you are wanting to avoid using ear defenders or upsetting your neighbours!

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I have a passion for gardening and being outdoors. I blog about plant care, technology and tools that I love to use outside and invite you along to watch.

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