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Anne Upton from the midlands wins a brand new Griffin greenhouse

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 greenhouse competition which featured in a national newspaper. “I am absolutely delighted with my win, it’s […]

Posted by Linda in News

High quality greenhouse in County Offaly

One of the most sophisticated and maintenance free designs for greenhouses 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 greenhouses, and 2015 marks 50 years in […]

Posted by Linda in News, RHS Chelsea

Celebrating 50 years creating the highest quality greenhouses

Bespoke greenhouse manufacturer, Griffin Glasshouses celebrates 50 years creating the highest quality greenhouses. Journalist and television presenter Janet Street-Porter helped mark this milestone at the Chelsea Flower Show by cutting a special anniversary cake alongside Linda Lane, Managing Director, Griffin Glasshouses.

Posted by Paul in Design, News, RHS Chelsea

Small aluminium greenhouse

A new design initiative by the UK’s leading bespoke greenhouse 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

Folding greenhouse bench

Almost all Griffin’s greenhouses can now be fitted with folding greenhouse staging to give more growing space during the season. The company’s patented “fold away” bench 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 […]

Posted by Linda in News

Linda Lane, Managing Director Griffin Glasshouses, Hampshire

The recent gales – and forecasts of more to come shortly – have blown an unexpected bonus to a Hampshire 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 greenhouses 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

Victorian style aluminium greenhouse

British enthusiasts are driving a revival of interest in Victorian greenhouse 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 […]