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About Us

About UsThe picture shows Summer Garden Buildings receiving the ultimate acclaim at the 1996 Glassex Conservatory Competition awards ceremony. In previous years entry was restricted to customers of the sponsor, a conservatory roof supplier. As a manufacturer ourselves we were not allowed to enter but in 1996 these restrictions were relaxed. Following our success the normal restrictions returned in 1997.

A unique range of better value garden buildings

Since we were established in 1981 in Norwich, Norfolk we have worked continuously to provide the best quality and value throughout our wide range of conservatories and garden buildings. And because of our unique approach we now enjoy an unrivalled reputation for quality and service.

A unique experience of garden buildings

Since 1981 we've displayed our buildings outside in sun, rain, wind and snow, just as yours will be. Over the years we've displayed thousands of our buildings. This unique experience of working in and around our buildings is reflected in the expertise of our sales advisers. We've seen how our display buildings perform from close up. Although nowadays most of our sales are generated over the internet, we still have one show centre in Norwich with a varied selection of superb buildings on display.About Us

The picture on the right shows an early Summer showcentre at Rackheath near Norwich in Norfolk. The picture dates from 1989 and yet this showcentre would be impressive even today.

A unique understanding of garden buildings

Over the years we've built thousands of conservatories and tens of thousands of garden buildings. This unrivalled experience of installation is another reason why we know what we are talking about. With no change of ownership since we were established, the original founders of the business remain in everyday control. Six employees have at least 15 years service each. At least one expert is available every day including Sundays and bank holidays so whatever your query, we have the answers.

Garden building specialists since 1981 About Us

The picture on the right shows a magnificent greenhouse which we installed in 2010 at a college in Norfolk. This twin apex roof greenhouse is over 80' long with a clear internal span. Features include a central box gutter and 42 automatically opening roof vents. The glazing is safe and durable 10mm thick multiwall polycarbonate. This heated greenhouse is used all year round as a classroom and for commercial growing. Most of the plants which grace the roundabouts around Norwich start their life in this greenhouse.

Phone us on 01603 721590

We provide expert advice about our garden buildings 7 days a week - just phone us on 01603 721590. Lines are open from 9am to 5.30pm from Monday to Saturday and from 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sundays

Norwich Show Centre

We have been established in Norwich, Norfolk since 1981. Our Norwich address is Summer Garden Buildings, Liberator House, Bidwell Road, Rackheath Industrial Estate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6PT. For opening hours, a Google map and other details click here.

Summer Garden Buildings is a trading name of Summer Garden and Leisure Buildings Limited, a company registered in England and Wales since 27th July 1988. The registration number is 2281142 and the registered office is Towlers Court, 30a Elm Hill, Norwich, NR3 1HG. Originally established as a partnership in 1981 the business now trades as a limited company which remains wholly owned by the two founding partners.

The advertisement which is reproduced below was published in the Eastern Daily Press on 3rd September 1988.

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The article which is reproduced below was published in the Cambridge Evening News on 28th January 1993, shortly before we opened our Cambridge showcentre. At one time we had show centres at the largest garden centres in Northampton, Peterborough, Cambridge and Norwich. However, during the last few years these sites have been closed as the needs of our customers have changed. Today our business is almost completely online.

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The letter which is reproduced below confirms our success at the 1996 Glassex Conservatory Competition.

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Transcript of letter from Ultraframe

Dear (NAME)

Conservatory Competition Awards, Glassex 1996

I hope you enjoyed the presentation of your winners Belfry vouchers at Glassex. Ultraframe were very pleased to host this succesful competition once again.

Please find enclosed the final part of your prizes - cheques for the salesmen / surveyors involved in the project. Please pass on my congratulations to your staff and I hope they will find the time to enter again later this year.

Also enclosed is a photograph of you or your representative receiving the "handshake" from myself, plus a group winners photo. All five glass and glazing magazines have been circulated with a two page spread on the winners, and this should generate additional spin-off PR.

If we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely


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