Author Topic: New garage and workshop.  (Read 270 times)

Garry

  • Pagoda SL Board
  • Platinum
  • ******
  • Australia, Victoria, Middle Park
  • Posts: 3908
  • Membership Administrator
    • Owner, Aquila Engineering
New garage and workshop.
« on: May 10, 2019, 15:52:07 »
After eighteen months fighting with local Council, i have finally got approval to build my new garage and workshop.  Work commences Monday

Garry Marks
Melbourne/ Kyneton, Australia
1965 MB 230SL Auto RHD Lt Blue 334G, Top 350H, 213 Leather, Tourist Delivery
1964 VW Kombi Split Screen (Muffin Top) Single Cab Utility Blue 334G lower, top 350H. Restored
2005 MB A200
2015 VW Toureg 150
2016 VW T6 4x4 pop top Camper

UJJ

  • Full Member
  • Silver
  • ****
  • USA, CA, Woodland
  • Posts: 252
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2019, 15:55:00 »
Very, very impressive, that's all I can say
Urban Janssen
Woodland, CA
1968 280 SL - 4speed manual
173 anthracite grey

Rolf-Dieter

  • Full Member
  • Platinum
  • ******
  • Canada, ON, London
  • Posts: 3084
  • Ex-Membership Director North America 2016/2018
    • My favorite spot on the Internet
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2019, 17:30:41 »
Looks great Garry, wishing you success on all fronts to completion.

Dieter

Dieter

Mercedes-Benz 1969 Pagoda 280 SL Auto. Exterior Blue, Interior Blue Leather
Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
I consider myself fortunate to have something New and something Old to enjoy

CraigD

  • Full Member
  • Senior
  • ***
  • USA, WA, Lake Tapps, WA
  • Posts: 181
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2019, 18:28:42 »
Great design!  Love the garage doors.  Enjoy the build!
Craig
'70 280SL Euro
'55 300S Roadster
'29 Franklin Speedster
'37 Cord S/C Cabriolet (RHD)

johnk

  • Full Member
  • Silver
  • ****
  • USA, OH, Avon
  • Posts: 416
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2019, 18:49:50 »
All I can say is I am jealous as hell!  If there is one item on the top of my bucket list that would be it.

Please post pics as progresses.
John Krystowski
Avon Ohio
1968 Euro 280sl under restoration
1986 Porsche 930 "Special Wishes" turbo for sale
2016 Jag F-Type R
1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS
2008 E350
2007 GL 450

Pawel Szczesniak

  • Full Member
  • Platinum
  • ******
  • Poland, Mazowieckie, Konstancin-Jeziorna
  • Posts: 1717
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2019, 11:49:28 »
Absolutely fantastic!
Pawel

280SL 1970 automatic 180G Silver
W128 220SE
W121 190SL
G-class

wwheeler

  • Full Member
  • Platinum
  • ******
  • USA, TX, Dallas
  • Posts: 1877
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2019, 17:53:33 »
Man, what a classic design! Almost as good as the Pagoda itself. You know you have it made when people drool over both your car AND garage.

How many cars can fit in there? Looks like you have a solar panel on the roof. Was that your design or mandated by a local code?

I hope all goes well with the construction. Anytime frame to completion? Please post pictures!   
Wallace Wheeler
Texas
'68 280SE W111 coupe
'60 220SE W128 coupe
'70 Plymouth Roadrunner 440+6

Paul & Dolly

  • Full Member
  • Silver
  • ****
  • United Kingdom, Wales, Cardiff
  • Posts: 493
  • i Car
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2019, 19:50:50 »
Looks great Garry,, will you have a lift for the cars ? Bet you can't wait for completion.

I find the planners here work for the department of non planning.

Keep well

Paul and Dolly
Paul (located in Cardiff - Wales - UK)
1967 Early 250 SL (Auto) White
Kia Sorento CRDI XS
Mitsubishi i Car
1936 Alvis Firebird (Gone............)

marilyn

  • Full Member
  • Senior
  • ***
  • United Kingdom, England, Bromley
  • Posts: 175
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2019, 20:51:13 »
Congratulations Garry,
Classic design just like our Pagoda's.
Ray & Jill

Garry

  • Pagoda SL Board
  • Platinum
  • ******
  • Australia, Victoria, Middle Park
  • Posts: 3908
  • Membership Administrator
    • Owner, Aquila Engineering
Re: New garage and workshop.
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2019, 01:20:29 »
it is to my design and i was trying to make it look like an oldcarriage house and using second hand bricks to get the old look.  It’s behind a Victorian era house so should fit in.


There are three bays, two are end on end. each bay is 7 x 5 meters so plenty of room and yes a hoist in the rear of the double long bay. There is a small store between.  All lined. And yes some solar panels on top and batteries as part of the main house power setup.


Build will be to frame with roofing by the time i leave here at end of June for USA for the long drive and will finished by the time we are back home after Pagodafest in October. They are then going to get stuck into a major renovation of the main house. All in all a year of building and disruption but a bucket list thing ticked off.


garry
Garry Marks
Melbourne/ Kyneton, Australia
1965 MB 230SL Auto RHD Lt Blue 334G, Top 350H, 213 Leather, Tourist Delivery
1964 VW Kombi Split Screen (Muffin Top) Single Cab Utility Blue 334G lower, top 350H. Restored
2005 MB A200
2015 VW Toureg 150
2016 VW T6 4x4 pop top Camper