Modern & Victorian Greenhouse

Griffin Glasshouses create beautiful bespoke Modern and Victorian Greenhouses for discerning gardeners in the UK and internationally. We’re also proud to offer a collection of greenhouses for the National Garden Scheme.


Whatever you have in mind, small or large, Victorian, or modern, we’re happy to share our experience.   We’ll guide you through the decisions you need to make to create your perfect greenhouse.


What to Consider When Planning a Modern or Victorian Greenhouse


Position in the Garden

 Alpines need a shady site while summer crops prefer a sunny site.

 Type and Shape of Greenhouse

 Free-standing or against a wall (also known as a lean-to).

Size of Greenhouse

How much bench space and floor space will you need?

Rainwater Collection

Would you like to collect rainwater from the greenhouse roof?

Electricity Supply and Water Mains

Will you need to run electricity or mains water to the glasshouse?

Greenhouse Collections

"Overall the service and attention to detail given by Griffin Glasshouses was excellent." Lindy Farrell, Oxford

Why Gardeners Choose Griffin

Whether you are starting to “grow your own” or need a new home for your flourishing orchid collection, you will greatly appreciate the many features of our glasshouses designed to create the very best environment for your plants to thrive.

Planning Your Greenhouse

A new glasshouse is usually a once in a lifetime purchase. We understand that the opportunity to create something new and special is extremely exciting but also possibly more than a little daunting. By asking yourself these questions, you can be confident that nothing important is overlooked and that you’ll be thrilled with your new glasshouse for many years to come.


Griffin Glasshouses is a British family business with more than 50 years’ experience delivering the highest quality glasshouses, backed by a lifetime structural guarantee. Our customers tell us how much they value the personalised service we provide and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that the same people will always be on hand for any future needs.

Our Customers

Over the years gardeners like you have talked to us about what’s important to them when choosing a new greenhouse or replacing a wooden greenhouse and we have listened. The result is that our greenhouses offer many practical solutions to gardeners’ needs.

Mr & Mrs Hickman

Dr Adrian Cooper

Captain Lewis

Mr Roger Taylor

Mr and Mrs Ramsay


“We spent 10 years trying to decide which company to build our new greenhouse! …this company put themselves out to accommodate our needs without compromising the end result.”

Mr & Mrs Hickman


The Hickmans from Surrey had long deliberated over the decision to purchase their first new greenhouse and had thoroughly researched all the companies before deciding on a beautiful greenhouse from Griffin Glasshouses’ National Garden Scheme collection.  Now, having moved home they found the decision much easier second time around.

“Previously we had a beautiful Griffin Glasshouses’ Sage greenhouse but now that we have downsized, we have chosen the equally beautiful Thyme greenhouse which measures 2.6m by 3.7m and includes a feature porch,” says Julia.

“We did not hesitate to choose another greenhouse from Griffin Glasshouses, they are attractive in design, require little maintenance and we can utilise it all year around. We are very pleased with both the product and service.”

The Hickmans plan to make use of their new greenhouse all year around, growing seeds in the…

Whatever you have in mind and wherever you are in your planning process, we are here to help you, so do get in touch as we’ll be delighted to discuss your project.

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