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Whilst many of our politicians are promoting the benefits of Brexit, increasing numbers of European gardeners are enthusiastically embracing the delights of quintessentially British glasshouses. Since exhibiting at the RHS shows at Chelsea and Hampton Court, Griffin Glasshouses has received a significant increase in enquiries and actual sales from customers in France, Norway, Ireland and […]

Posted by Linda in Design, News, Victorian

Sales of bespoke structures 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

This year, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Griffin Glasshouses has launched a range of glasshouse 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 […]

Posted by Linda in News

Anne Upton from Wythall in Worcestershire is celebrating after winning a bespoke Griffin Glasshouses greenhouse with Victorian features worth £20,000. An enthusiastic gardener, she was picked at random from more than 6,800 entries for the Griffin Glasshouses 50th anniversary glasshouse competition which featured in a national newspaper. “I am absolutely delighted with my win, it’s […]

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 […]