Aluminium Greenhouse 014 - Green, Polycarbonate, Base Included
These incredible value greenhouses are available in three sizes, approximately 6'x4', 6'x6' and 6'x8'. The frame is green powder coated aluminium with a choice of 4mm or 6mm thick twin wall polycarbonate safety glazing. The unique glazing design features PVC bar capping to hold the glazing more securely. Luxury features include a sliding door with handle and at least 1 free opening roof vent. A base plinth is also included, which makes installation easier. The frame includes triple eaves corner plates for added strength. Extra braces and struts are also included for extra strength and rigidity. The door is in the 6' wide wall. Detailed fitting instructions are supplied for DIY self assembly. These greenhouses and all accessories are always in stock, so whatever you order we can deliver within a matter of days.
- Twinwall polycarbonate glazing
- Green powder coated aluminium greenhouse frame
- Green powder coated galvanized steel base plinth (makes installation easier)
- T-shaped glazing bars with a central upstand for greater strength and rigidity
- Profiled eaves beam with integral gutter
- Glazing system with clear PVC bar capping which holds the polycarbonate glazing in position more securely
- Unlike other greenhouses, the unique glazing design retains the polycarbonate panels on all sides
- Vertical PVC bar capping to retain the glazing more securely to each side
- Horizontal PVC bar capping to retain the wall and roof glazing more securely
- The ridge beam features continuous horizontal grooves to retain the roof glazing more securely
- 12 triangular eaves corner plates, 3 per corner, to ensure maximum strength and rigidity
- Diagonal corner braces in every wall to provide greater structural rigidity
- Eaves struts at 2' centres reinforce the connection between the side walls and the roof
- Ridge struts at 2' centres reinforce the connection between each side of the roof
- 2 opening roof vents included free (6'5"x6'5" greenhouse with 4mm polycarbonate)
- 2 opening roof vents included free (all greenhouses with 6mm polycarbonate)
- Opening roof vents include manual openers with casement stays and pins
- Single sliding door
- Door handle included
- Door width 2'1" (630mm)
- Door opening width 1'11" (590mm)
- Door height 5'8" (1740mm)
- Eaves height including base plinth 4'6" (1375mm)
- Ridge height including base plinth 6'10" (2080mm)
- Width 6'5" (1950mm)
- Length 4'4", 6'5" or 8'5" (1330mm, 1950mm or 2574mm)
- Up to 200% heavier than some polycarbonate greenhouses
- 6'x4' greenhouse overall weight 42kg with 6mm glazing
- 6'x6' greenhouse overall weight 48kg with 4mm glazing or 51kg with 6mm glazing
- 6'x8' greenhouse overall weight 55kg with 4mm glazing or 57kg with 6mm glazing
THIS POLYCARBONATE GREENHOUSE: These great value greenhouses include a number of unique features to improve the structural rigidity and the glazing. Standard features include vertical and horizontal PVCu bar capping with triple corner brackets and additional bracing to improve the strength. The aluminium frame is green powder coated as standard and the glazing is twinwall polycarbonate, which is often an expensive extra. These sensationally cheap greenhouses are always in stock and the price includes fast delivery. The precise manufacturing and careful packing is a match for our most expensive greenhouses. With such a competitive price this metal greenhouse is a popular choice with first time buyers. With the ultra safe polycarbonate glazing it is also a popular choice for the elderly and families with children or pets.
EXTRA RIGIDITY: This greenhouse weighs more than most other polycarbonate greenhouses. The strong frame features three corner brackets instead of one like other greenhouses. This ensures a stronger connection between the front, the side and the roof. The design also includes the maximum possible number of eaves struts and ridge struts to further improve the strength and rigidity.
UNIQUE ALL ROUND PVC BAR CAPPING: The unique glazing design ensures that the polycarbonate panels are held in place better than most polycarbonate greenhouses. A few other greenhouses feature PVCu bar capping but normally this retains the glazing along the vertical edges only. The top and bottom edges receive little or no attention. This greenhouse includes additional horizontal bar capping which retains the glazing at the top and bottom edges aswell. Because the glazing panels are retained on all sides, when the frame is fully assembled the glazing panels are more securely fixed and do not come out so easily.
TWIN WALL POLYCARBONATE: Twin wall polycarbonate is virtually unbreakable and very practical. With small children or pets around polycarbonate greenhouses are safer. Polycarbonate is also safer to handle during installation. Polycarbonate greenhouses provide a similar growing environment to glass greenhouses with better insulation properties and reduced glare. Polycarbonate also provides good insulation from frost and maintains a more even temperature for better plant growth. Twin wall polycarbonate also diffuses light to prevent scorching. Twin wall polycarbonate glazing is stronger than the flimsy single skin polycarbonate sheeting supplied with some greenhouses.
POWDER COATED ALUMINIUM: The powder coated finish is more attractive than the stark silver finish aluminium greenhouses. The tough finish also has excellent weathering properties and retains its gloss and colour superbly. A good example of powder coating is the finish on your washing machine. Powder coated aluminium greenhouses have a similar finish.
BASE PLINTH: The base plinth makes installation much easier. It is designed to be a portable and prefabricated foundation beam. The plinth features a flat underside to spread the weight of the greenhouse over a larger area. The base plinth can be placed on any flat and level surface including soil, gravel, decking, concrete or paving slabs. It is best to prepare a perimeter footing of concrete or paving slabs for the base plinth to stand on. However, with care the base plinth can be placed on any surface including soil or gravel provided that the ground is flat and level.
GREENHOUSE LOCATION: Ideally your greenhouse should have a clear space at least 18" wide on all sides, if possible. This ensures easy access for both installation and future maintenance. In reality this is often not practical and at many sites it is not needed. A reduced clearance is often possible on one or two sides. You should cut back or remove any nearby shrubs and trees. Remember to allow for future growth. Ideally the ridge of a greenhouse should run from east to west. The best position for a freestanding greenhouse is a sunny spot outside the shadow of nearby buildings and trees. A sheltered position is best otherwise additional screening may be advisable. Polycarbonate glazing is not recommended at exposed sites. Plants need plenty of water so your greenhouse should be close to a water supply and the site should be well drained.
SIZES - LENGTH AND WIDTH: The external wall sizes are listed alongside the price. The first dimension listed is the width and the second dimension is the length. The width refers to the angled gable walls at the front and rear including the door wall. The length refers to the side walls.
WE ARE PROUD TO DISPLAY A SIMILAR BUILDING: You can see a similar building to this one on display at our show centre in Norwich. Although it is not exactly the same model, it is a similar building made in the same factory to a similar specification using the same components. The display will give you a good impression of the overall quality of construction. With thousands of buildings on our website and only a few dozen on display, we only display our best value buildings. We chose to display this building because it is one of our favourite buildings. We know it will bear close scrutiny. If you are able to visit us you will see the quality for yourself. Our Show Centre is open 7 days a week with expert advisors always available.
- Choice of 4mm or 6mm thick twinwall polycarbonate glazing (All models and sizes have 4mm thick polycarbonate in the door and opening roof vent)
- Next day delivery or delay the delivery until you're ready at the same price
- Saturday delivery available at additional cost
- AM delivery before noon available at additional cost
- Freestanding shelf units
- Louvred vents
- Automatic roof vent opener
- Automatic louvre opener
- Base anchor kits
- Durable plastic floor or footpath with interlocking polypropylene tiles, assembled within a few minutes
- Water butt
GREENHOUSE ACCESSORIES - ALWAYS IN STOCK: As a specialist greenhouse supplier, established since 1981, we pride ourselves on supplying more options and accessories than other suppliers. All of our greenhouse accessories are always in stock all the time. Many accesories are only available when you buy the greenhouse and not available separately. However, we always make an exception for one of our customers - if you purchased your greenhouse from us we will always supply any accessory you need at any time, even many years afterwards.
BASE ANCHOR FIXING KITS - FOR SOIL OR CONCRETE: This kit makes it easy to fix your greenhouse down securely into concrete, paving slabs, decking or even soil. The brackets are profiled to grip the inside of the greenhouse base plinth with fixing holes on the inside. The brackets are fixed from inside the greenhouse with coach screws fixed down into the concrete, paving slabs or decking. If you want to site your greenhouse on soil you will need a concrete trench around the perimeter or smaller pockets of concrete into which the brackets can be fixed. You can fix the base plinth down with screws and wall plugs but it is much easier with our profiled brackets. Fixing the greenhouse down is recommended at all sites. The kit includes:
- Profiled anchor brackets - shaped to grip the inside of the greenhouse base plinth, with predrilled fixing holes
- Masonry drill bit - used to drill the correct size hole in concrete or paving slabs
- Zinc plated coachscrews - supplied complete with washers and plugs to ensure a neat easy fit
VENTILATION: Improved ventilation increases the air circulation through the greenhouse for better growing results. Automatic openers react to heat which ensures that in hot weather the vents open in your absence and then close again when its cooler. Louvred ventilators provide a healthy air flow through the greenhouse to ensure improved growing conditions and better crops. Some plants such as alpines require more ventilation than others. If you are not yet sure which plants you are likely to grow improved ventilation will give you more versatility.
HEATERS: We offer a huge range of heaters so whatever your specific requirements we have a heater to do the job. Our electric heaters require a standard domestic 13 amp electricity supply. Our propane gas heaters require permanent trickle ventilation when in use. As an approximate guide, a 3kw heater will heat a greenhouse up to 8'x12' or provide frost protection only up to 10'x15' in normal site conditions. A 1.5kw heater will normally heat a greenhouse up to 6'x8' or provide frost protection only up to 6'x12'. Internal partitions are often used in large greenhouses to create a smaller warm room which is cheaper and easier to heat.
HEATING REQUIREMENTS: Heating requirements vary for several reasons. Location is one factor with more heating required in Scotland than in southern England and less heating required in a sheltered position. The design is also a factor. For example, dwarf walls improve the insulation and lean to greenhouses absorb warmth from the existing wall. Another factor is the materials used. Polycarbonate greenhouses retain heat better than glass and wooden greenhouses retain heat better than metal greenhouses. We recommend you to buy a bigger heater than you need - you can always turn it down.
POLYPROPYLENE FLOOR TILES: A durable polypropylene floor or footpath is an affordable alternative to slabs or concrete. Easy to install within a few minutes, these interlocking polypropylene pavers simply click together with no fixings needed. Unlike slabs or concrete these pavers are lightweight, easy to install and fully relocatable. Designed to spread weight, the finished floor is capable of supporting 36 tonnes per square metre. First the ground is levelled and then the pavers are laid directly on the soil. The pavers can also be laid on grass, sand or gravel. The finished floor or footpath is self draining and suitable for wheelbarrows and wheelchairs. It fits comfortably inside the greenhouse with a few inches to spare. The tiles are easily prised apart by folding so the floor is even quicker to remove if required.
COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION: This popular product is in stock now and available with next day delivery.
- Our next day delivery service is currently operating as normal although delays are a bit more likely. Delayed deliveries normally arrive on the following day.
- The next day delivery service may be stopped at any time with little or no notice. We therefore recommend selecting the earliest available delivery day.
- If you do not select a delivery day during the process of ordering please email us with your requirements as soon as possible afterwards.
- On busy days when our output capacity is reached that day is automatically closed early and it is no longer possible to select that day for delivery. In such cases the following weekday is the earliest day available.
- Please read on below the line for full details of the delivery service for this product.
- FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY or delay the delivery until you are ready then YOU TELL US WHICH DAY TO DELIVER
- We always have a large stock of this greenhouse available - so we can always despatch your order immediately.
- Please provide at least one DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER where the driver can contact you on the day of delivery if needed.
- We recommend that someone is present to receive your greenhouse. If this is not possible we can deliver when you are out - please contact us for options.
- At most sites it is possible for the driver to deliver your greenhouse into the back garden unaided. Even if your greenhouse is too heavy for the driver to carry it far the lorries are equipped with trolleys for moving heavy items over hard surfaces such as concrete or tarmac.
TELL US WHICH DAY: You need to tell us when to deliver, whichever option you choose. We cannot deliver unless you tell us which day. You can select a delivery day when you order online or if you order by phone. Alternatively, you can order without specifying a day and request delivery later by phone or email.
NEXT DAY DELIVERY: Next day delivery is available throughout mainland England, Wales, southern Scotland and central Scotland. We deliver on the next working day if requested before 12 noon. For example, to request delivery on Monday just contact us before 12 noon on Friday.
DELAYED DELIVERY: You can request a delivery day weeks in advance or you can wait to choose a delivery day later. We can deliver on any weekday of your choice, just contact us before 12 noon the day before.
SCOTLAND: Delivery is normally next day to all mainland addresses in AB, DD, DG, EH, FK, G, KA, KY, ML, PA1-19, PA21-23, PA35-36, PH1-18 and TD postcodes. Delivery is 2-3 days to mainland and offshore addresses in all other postcodes.
OFFSHORE ISLANDS: Delivery is normally next day to the Isle of Wight. Delivery is within 2-3 days to the Scottish Islands, the Isle of Man and the Scilly Isles. Delivery to the Channel Islands is currently price on application.
NORTHERN IRELAND: Delivery is within 2-3 days throughout Northern Ireland. To see the correct prices please enter your BT postcode.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: Delivery is within 2-3 days throughout the Republic of Ireland. To see the correct prices please select Republic of Ireland as the country and enter the first part of your Eircode postal code e.g. A65. After that you can see all of the products available at the correct prices including delivery throughout the Republic of Ireland. To place an order just phone us 7 days a week on 01603 721590.
2-3 DAY DELIVERY: In some areas next day delivery is not possible. 2-3 day delivery is the only option in Northern Scotland, the Scottish Islands, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Scilly Isles. In these areas the AM before noon and Saturday delivery options are also not available.
AM DELIVERY - BEFORE NOON: This low cost option is available at any mainland address in England and Wales. The AM delivery option is also available in Scotland to mainland address in AB10-16, AB21-23, AB24-25, DD, DG, EH, FK1-18, G, KA, KY, ML, PA1-19, PH1-14 and all TD postcodes. The AM delivery service is not available in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland or at any offshore address. If your delivery is outside the specified time the charge will be fully refunded.
SATURDAY DELIVERY: This low cost option is available at any mainland address in England or Wales. Saturday delivery is also available in Scotland to mainland address in AB10-16, AB21-23, AB24-25, DD, DG, EH, FK1-18, G, KA, KY, ML, PA1-19, PH1-14 and all TD postcodes. The Saturday delivery service is not available in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland or at any offshore address. To request delivery on Saturday just contact us before 12 noon on Friday.
NO HIDDEN DELIVERY CHARGES: The price you see is the price you pay. Our greenhouse prices include all delivery charges - unlike most others we do not add delivery charges during the checkout process. However the prices may vary in different areas. You need to enter the first half of your postcode to see the correct prices in your local area. If you have not already done so click here to enter the FIRST HALF of your POSTCODE.
- All greenhouse prices include VAT.
ORDER BY PHONE: You can pay with a debit or credit card. To order phone us on 01603 721590 seven days a week.
ORDER ONLINE: You can pay with a debit or credit card. We also accept password protected online payments using Verified by VISA or Mastercard SecureCode.
METHODS OF PAYMENT: We accept most major credit cards and debit cards including VISA, MasterCard, VISA Delta, VISA Debit, MasterCard Debit, Electron, Solo, Switch, Maestro and UK Maestro. We also accept secure online payments using Verified by VISA or MasterCard SecureCode. We do not accept American Express or Diners Club cards at present.
SCHOOLS, COUNCILS AND BUSINESSES: We supply many schools, local councils and businesses both large and small. The prices and terms are the same so you can order online if you wish. If you want to pay by BACS transfer or company cheque you will need to order by phone.
SPECIAL OFFER . . . FREE BASE ANCHOR KIT!
- We are giving away a free base anchor kit worth £10 with every greenhouse!
- ORDER NOW to avoid disappointment!
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Thank you very much for your excellent instructions. The auto opener on the louvre vent is now installed and working beautifully.
Liz, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14, 6x6 Greenhouse 014, 21st May 2019
Thank you very much for your help this morning.
I have received the first package of 30 nuts and bolts in the late post today.
Looking forward to the receipt of the remaining 4 nuts and bolts and 4 replacement square end caps that I damaged.
Thanks once again for your excellent customer service.
Liz, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14, 6x6 Greenhouse 014, 10th May 2019
Hi thank you so much for the greenhouse which we received .thanks for a very efficient service.
David, Burradon, Cramlington, NE12, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 7th March 2019
Delivery received (3 parts) 1730 today haven't opened packets yet. What great service.
Barry, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 24th January 2019
Thank you for your help re Greenhouse 014 - I now have a very happy wife but see much less of her!
Thank you for supplying a spare door handle - I'm rather embarrassed as it had fallen out of the packaging so you supplied all parts correctly.
Re the additional pack I ordered. The louvre unit was not installed as the kit didn't include a metal bar (similar to the opening window) which I fell was not strong enough without, nor were the anchor bolts used as you supply as standard long angle plates to bury in the ground. Can I return these items to you in exchange for a second automatic window opener please?
Some notes on the unit as promised.
The frame is very well designed and when assembled, a strong structure. I particularly liked the triangular corner supports & roof stays. The assembly instructions were on the whole very comprehensive although at times difficult to follow.
The Base Plinth gave a lot of problems because it showed the bottom frames of the greenhouse assembled to it when it was a simple case of bolting the angled corners together. It would have also been useful to mention digging the 4 holes for the angled anchor.
The side & rear wall assemble went quickly when I laid the items out on the lawn in their position. Diagram 3 shows the door runner but doesn't identify its upright support & fixing - found by elimination. The aluminium nuts & bolts a very good idea but a few extra would have been helpful as some members had to be refitted a number of times due to yours truly!!!
My version was the 6mm which was hard to install particularly over the bolt heads of the triangular strengtheners -wished I'd gone for the 4mm version. Possibly bolts with thinner heads would have helped.
the box shaped capping pieces had to be cut where the angled supports joined the frame and at the end to fit over the bolt heads with a fine hacksaw. Instructions for this would have saved time.
Finished unit though was well worth the effort.
Hope these notes be useful for your rewrite.
Ken, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 22nd May 2017
EXTRA NOTE:- THE UNWANTED ACCESSORIES WERE EXCHANGED FOR AN AUTOMATIC OPENER AS REQUESTED
Hi sgb thankyou for your email. I have placed an order as you can see for 3 sheets but I must stress that I do require 6MM THICK TWIN WALL it must be 6MM to match the rest of the glazing in my greenhouse as it came with 6MM specially ordered when you sent it . So just to reiterate if I may please send me only 6MM.
Thankyou once again and it is a pleasure to do business with you. I would like to say that my greenhouse is up and running fully with heater cooling fan thermostats etc and the build quality is awesome very sturdy with the Base concreted in . Very pleased and if I need any accessories or a larger one i will shop with you again in the future .
Russell, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1, 6x4 Greenhouse 014, 4th May 2017
I've assembled the green house and it is really nice. However, my greenhouse cropped head nuts and bolts which I need to attach shelves do not fit in the frame of this green house. Can you supply me with cropped head nuts which will fit?
Sam, Okehampton, Devon, EX20, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 27th October 2016
EXTRA NOTE:- THE ACCESSORIES WE SUPPLY ALWAYS INCLUDE ALL SUITABLE FIXINGS BUT ACCESSORIES SUPPLIED BY OTHERS MAY NOT BE COMPATIBLE WITH OUR GREENHOUSES.
Today I took delivery of order (ORDER NUMBER). I signed for 4 of 4 packages and soon realised that the 2-tier, 4-foot aluminium staging with green finish was not included within the shipment. I called to inform you of the missing item at around 13:30 this afternoon and was told that I would be contacted later today. Please can you advise if the missing item has already been sent as a separate shipment or whether this item has been overlooked.
I'm halfway through installing the greenhouse at the moment and would like to thank you for what seems to be a good quality product.
Mike, Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 29th March 2016
Thank you very much marvellous service nice to speak to you
Brinley, Swansea, SA6, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 19th October 2015
dear sir,just to let you know i received the greenhouse on time and in good order. it has now been erected successfully and i am very impressed with the quality of the product. thank you very much for your prompt and efficient service. yours sincerely
Royston, Chester, CH1, 6x4 Greenhouse 014, 24th May 2015
Just wanted to say many thanks for the great customer service and product. I have finally managed to get the greenhouse erected. It fitted together perfectly and I am thrilled with the result.
Lynn, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22, 6X8 Greenhouse 014, 27th April 2015
Dear Summer Garden Buildings
Thank you so much for the service and supply of our Greenhouse. A mad rush to get it set up before I had to fly out of the country on a business trip, but all works perfectly well and it is now full of produce that is rapidly growing. However, I do have one problem, I seem to have misplaced the two catches that hold the window opening arm. Please could you send me replacements and advise cost so I can make payment.
Once again, I cannot rate you highly enough on your overall service, from ease of order to deliivery and then to quality of final product.
Tony, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 24th April 2015
Many thanks for the greenhouse it was easy to erect and very strong. Filled with tomatoes and show leeks /onions keeping the heat very well and looking forward to seeing the end results
Anthony, Hexham, NE47, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 5th April 2015
Thank you very much for your prompt service on the phone this morning ,everything is ok
I will be recommending you to everyone
Nigel, Folkestone, Kent, CT19, 6x6 Greenhouse 014, 12th March 2015
received greenhouse excellent first rate delivery xx
Margaret, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE19, 6x4 Greenhouse 014, 26th September 2014
Thank you so much for sending the asembley instructions for my greenhouse - Your service is absolutely brilliant!!!!
Lynn, Seaham, County Durham, SR7, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 9th June 2014
Thank you for delivering the new Green house last month which is perfect for us.
Stephen, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 9th June 2014
Hi There, I just want to thank you for the 6x8 greenhouse , it's up & running its a great build & strong when it's build up & on a flat ground can't thank you enoff .
Anthony, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT14, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 7th June 2014
I would just like to say thanks delivery was excellent.Well in front of time stated,if i need any thing else i will be looking on your site.Thanks again
Peter, Allenton, Derby, DE24, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 14th March 2014
Must give your company full marks for its service, I was contacted the same day as the order was made. the order was then delivered exactly on time. can only say thanks! WELL DONE.
Rose, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA4, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 1st March 2014
Ref our telecon yesterday - many thanks for your understanding re the outstanding item of Base Anchors.
Very pleasantly surprised this morning as said items appeared in the post :-)
So just a quick note to say thank you very much . . .
Alan, Warminster, BA12, 6x4 Greenhouse 014, 11th September 2013
Many thanks once again for the great service and a great product.
Really pleased with the constructioin and design.
Anthony, Kettering, NN15, 6x8 Greenhouse 014, 7th August 2013
1st class in every respect I would definately recommend you
Anthony, Renfrew, PA4, 6x6 Greenhouse 014, 7th June 2013
Many many thanks, the Greenhouse is exactly as stated. EXACTLY as the wife wanted. She's very pleased and has already recommended you to a colleague.
Bob, Ruislip, HA4, 6x4 Greenhouse 014, 23rd April 2013
Thank you very much for sending the missing/lost parts.
They arrived this morning.You are a first class company do do business with.again THANK YOU
Michael, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, WV9, 6x6 Greenhouse 014, 13th February 2013
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