Design

Posted by Linda in Design

The quality of the structure and their quintessentially British design are driving overseas sales for one of the UK’s leading bespoke greenhouse manufacturers. In the few weeks since the start of 2018, Hampshire-based Griffin Glasshouses has received firm orders from the USA, Italy, France and Sweden with many other overseas buyers expressing interest in them. […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, Design, News

Butterfly house in Portsmouth Hampshire

There has been a real sense of excitement around Cumberland House Natural History Museum in Portsmouth as visitors flock to experience flying gems in the new Butterfly House. Since opening last month, the purpose-built Butterfly House by Griffin Glasshouses has attracted more than 13,000 visitors through its door to see the tropical butterflies thrive in […]

Posted by Linda in Design, National Garden Scheme, News

National Glasshouse Scheme Fennel Greenhouse

Griffin Glasshouses has donated £11,204.16 to the National Garden Scheme from the sales of its greenhouses from the company’s National Garden Scheme collection. The leading greenhouse specialist has supported the charity since 2012.  All greenhouses in Griffin’s National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and the company gives 5% of the proceeds to […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, Design

Large Victorian glasshouse in Cheshire

When Griffin Glasshouses first started talking to a Cheshire estate owner about replacing the historic greenhouses in a walled garden, little did they realise that almost fifteen years later the 123sq. m finished job would be one of the larger and technically challenging domestic structures they have built and erected in their 50-year history. The greenhouse […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News

Blue greenhouse in Hampshire garden.

Almost since they were first introduced in the 1800s, the framework of greenhouses has been painted white – but no longer. The UK’s leading producer of bespoke greenhouses has been trawling through its records to monitor changes in consumer taste for their preferred colours. “White remained popular until around 2004 and then customers began demanding […]

Posted by Linda in Design, Tips

High quality aluminium greenhouse

An elegant feature in its own right, a greenhouse or orangery can undoubtably increase your garden’s potential by opening new growing opportunities, but thorough planning is essential. To choose the right greenhouse for your individual requirements and use it effectively, Linda Lane, Managing Director of Griffin Glasshouses, recommends that you consider the following points before […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

Victorian lean-to greenhouse

Sales of bespoke greenhouses from Griffin Glasshouses in its 50th year have been at record levels and the key driver has been continued consumer demand for the Victorian style which has led to a new development for 2016. The key reminders of this historic period are highly decorative spandrels, steep pitches to roofs, narrow glass […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, RHS Hampton Court, Victorian

Victorian greenhouse bench

This year, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Griffin Glasshouses has launched a range of greenhouse work benches with a Victorian-styled theme. It is part of the company’s drive to generate maximum authenticity but without the high levels of maintenance associated with historic structures of this type. Visitors to the Hampton Court Flower Show […]