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Posted by Linda in News

One of the most sophisticated and maintenance free designs for glasshouses available on the market is now on display in County Offaly. Polydome is the official agent for the whole of Ireland for Griffin Glasshouses, the UK based firm that is one of the largest producers of bespoke glasshouses, and 2015 marks 50 years in […]

Posted by Linda in News, RHS Chelsea

Journalist and television presenter Janet Street-Porter helped Griffin Glasshouses mark its 50th anniversary at the Chelsea Flower Show by cutting the anniversary cake alongside Linda Lane, Managing Director, Griffin Glasshouses.

Posted by Paul in Design, News, RHS Chelsea

A new design initiative by the UK’s leading bespoke glasshouse manufacturer that was launched at the Chelsea Flower Show cuts the cost of greenhouses by several thousand pounds. Griffin Glasshouses has redesigned some of its structures so that insulated aluminium panels reach down to floor level, removing the need to have brick footings. “Brickwork can […]

Posted by Paul in Design, News

Almost all Griffin Glasshouses can now be fitted with ‘fold away’ benches to give more growing space during the season. The company’s patented folding staging design provides ideal accommodation for seed boxes and pot plants but, when the growing season arrives, can be simply folded down to reveal the growing area. “It is a very […]

Posted by Linda in News

The recent gales – and forecasts of more to come shortly – have blown an unexpected bonus to a local specialist glasshouse company. Griffin Glasshouses of Ropley near Winchester has received requests to repair storm damage with costs ranging from more than £80,000 to restore a Victorian structure to a few pounds to put in […]

Posted by Linda in Customers, National Garden Scheme, News

Griffin Glasshouses, the family owned creators and manufacturers of bespoke greenhouses for connoisseur garden owners, has launched a collection of five designs in support of the National Garden Scheme. All glasshouses in the National Garden Scheme collection are named after garden herbs and Griffin donates 5% of the proceeds to the charity. Each year the […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

British glasshouse enthusiasts are driving a revival of interest in Victorian design and architecture according to the UK’s leading bespoke producer. The family run Griffin Glasshouses of Ropley near Winchester in Hampshire has identified a clear trend over the past five years and now, the majority of their made-to-measure designs reflect the specialist features that […]