FAQ’s

Do I need planning permission for my Blériot pod?

In most domestic situations the Blériot will be a ‘permitted development’. In most commercial situations you will need planning permission for your Anthropod. For clarity always seek professional advice.

Can Anthropods help with planning?

Pre planning assistance in the form of simple sketches is part of our service. Anthropods also offer an in-house planning service for a fixed fee of £500 which is discounted from the first pod ordered.

How is my Blériot delivered?

They are delivered fully kitted out on a flatbed vehicle with onboard crane.

Does my Blériot need any foundations?

Four simple concrete pads or suitable ground screws are all that is needed.

How big are the pods?

Our Blériot Plus, Plus Air & Janus pod measures 7.2m x 3m. Our Blériot Sky & Aqua pod measures 7.2m x 2.8m. 

How do I get services to and from my Blériot?

Our design team provide dimensions and advice so that the services can be prepositioned ready for the pod to arrive with all connections at the same position.

What size is the water connection?

15mm dia.

What size is the waste connection?

100mm dia.

What is the electrical loading for my Blériot?

We work with clients to ensure any appliances and electrical equipment specified work with any site constraints.

Does Blériot have a shower?

Where fitted, the pods have a shower, wc and wash basin. The units are manufactured from recycled polypropylene and are self-contained ensuring no water ingress into the pod.

What beds are supplied?

Blériots have an option of fixed double bed, double bed to convert to dinette and a sofa that can be supplied to convert into either bunk beds or a small double bed. The fixed double bed is near to a king size.

How many people can my Blériot sleep?

Blériots’ are designed to sleep 2,4 or even 6.

Can I relocate my Blériot?

Yes, this is easy to do, simply ‘un plug’ from the services and move as required.

What guarantee do I get with my Blériot?

Anthropods have a manufacturers’ structural and parts guarantee of 3 years.

Will my Blériot be warm in the Winter?

Our pods are fitted with heating systems, double glazing and are fully insulated for use all year round.

Will my Blériot be cool in the summer?

All our pods are fully insulated, have opening windows with blinds and brise soleil to minimise solar gain.

Can my Blériot have a gas hob and heating?

Yes, the Blériot can be designed all electric or a combination of gas and electric. Off grid and other heating systems can easily be integrated into the pod.

What flooring does my Blériot have?

Easy clean low maintenance laminate flooring with a 12-year commercial guarantee.

What are the kitchen units and fitted furniture made from?

18 mm birch FSC plywood treated with high quality ‘OZMO’ oil, work surfaces are durable high-pressure laminate.

Can I charge my mobile phone?

Yes, Blériot’s have 13a sockets for all mobile phones and device chargers. Bluetooth speakers are fitted as standard.

How much is a Blériot?

The most popular Anthropod is the Blériot Plus and costs £40,900+VAT (@5%) The basic Blériot Tilly 5m is £21,500 + VAT (@20%). The Blériot Sky costs £52,450 +VAT (@5%). Transport and installation are charged extra at net cost. A full price list is available on request.

What deposit is required?

A production slot is secured on payment of a 30% deposit. 20% is requested half way through the build. Final 50% upon delivery. (Subject to T&C’s).

Do you offer Finance?

Yes, only 10% down and pay over 5 years. Please ask for details.

What is my ROI (return on investment)?

Blériots’ command a premium nightly rate that can be well in excess of £200 p/n. The unique design ensures high occupancy in excess of 50%. ROI is anticipated within 2 years or under.

How long will my Blériot last?

Our pods are designed to have a life cycle in excess of 25 years.

Do Blériot pods have disabled access?

The Blériot Tilly range of pods can be specified for disabled access.

Is my Blériot sustainably built?

At Anthropods we have a commitment to source materials that are both sustainable, and locally sourced. We are happy to supply a description of our recycled, recyclable and FSC Approved (Forestry Stewardship Council) components.

What is the lead-time for my Blériot?

Currently 12-weeks from deposit depending upon our production schedule.

Why is the company called Anthropods?

The Anthropods name is a portmanteau of ‘Anthropometics’ and ‘Pod’. i.e. the relationship of the human body to a pod; an ergonomically designed pod.

What extras are needed in my Blériot?

Blériot’s come fully equipped, ready to plug-in and go including mattresses, wet room, heating, cooker and fridge.

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