I am about to start work on a new (probably blockwork then rendered) structure of an outbuilding which will be part “rebuilt shed” to house tools and lawnmower etc and second part home office.

I am trying to minimise costs by looking after the build myself and having tradesmen in as I work from home anyway. I have a bricklayer who will do the groundworks and construction no problem, but I am struggling with the carpentry and roof works, partly because the roof is not “standard” on the second part and changes its angle halfway along.

The boundary with the neighbour has the joint “sheds” with a shared back wall currently, which can stay/be rebuilt. I am undertaking the project with the neighbours also, as they are having their second shed rebuilt also (B1 on diagram).

The new roof should be relatively straightforward on. The next section, where I want to run the wall along the boundary, changes direction at the end of the current shed. My brother is an architecture student and has mocked me up this 3D model of how it may look, although I don’t believe we will need to have the height of the roof raising you go further along. I’m happy to have the roof the same height as A & B…

The point of concern is how the roof can be made to angle at the point that B & C meet and what the likely increase in carpentry/roofing costs would be compared to continuing the same width and losing some ground in our garden/ having a fence behind that, running where along the hedge line.

Any help and advice on this would be much appreciate, as I am on a pretty tight budget and want to maximise the space, but only if affordable and sensible to do so, given the added work of the change in angle.

Many thanks

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