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Swallow Rook 8 x 12 ft ThermoWood Potting Shed
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There's no doubt as to why the Rook 8ft x 12ft Potting Shed is so popular with keen gardeners who need a large light space to sow and propagate plants.
Sunlight floods into the shed from a roof that's half glazed and growing conditions remain ideal due to automatic vents that operate even when you are away from home. Also fitted is an end window that introduces more fresh air.
A long lifespan is guaranteed as Swallow are the only manufacturers to construct all their garden buildings from ThermoWood®, Scandinavian timber that has been heat-treated to remove moisture and resin. The result is extremely durable and very resistant to warp and decay even without preservatives.
The toughened 4mm glazing is sealed and staging located at the front of the shed is fitted as standard. Shelves at the rear can be added to and if you are an enthusiastic re-cycler, there's a rainwater collection system available as an option.
Read up on our guide for the benefits of Thermwood® greenhouses.
Dimensions do not include any applicable overhang or guttering, so please ensure that there is sufficient space around your proposed greenhouse base without obstruction, for it to be sited and installed successfully.
Please Note: Imagery may show greenhouses of a different size and with optional extras that must be purchased separately. A suitable flat, level and sturdy base must be prepared before the delivery / Installation date to ensure a hassle-free installation.
- ThermoWood®: Heat treated Scandinavian timber that's rot and warp resistant
- Glazing bars: 58mm x 34mm finished size
- All boards: 12mm finish tongue and groove
- Doors: One with mortice lock and aluminium handles
- Glazing: 3mm toughened safety glass, slid into a groove and sealed with quality silicone
- Joints: All the cut shapes are jointed with a clear plastic H section
- Roof Vents: Two large roof vents with automatic openers plus manual opening end window
- Staging: Full length on one side with centre support plus two rear shelves
- Finial: A specially turned apex finial for that classic look.
- Capping: The ridge and top vents are sealed with a specially machined timber capping
- Fitted floor with plastic runners
- Stainless Steel Nails: Used to fix all tongue and grooved boards
- Vinyl covered roof
- Delivery and installation included in price
|Cladding:||Tongue & Groove|
|Door Opening Height:||198cm (6ft 6in)|
|Door Opening Width:||81cm (2ft 8in)|
|External Depth:||384cm (12ft 7in)|
|External Height To Window Eaves:||173cm (5ft 8in)|
|External Width:||266cm (8ft 9in)|
|Glazing:||3mm Toughened Safety Glass|
|Height To Eaves:||211cm (6ft 11in)|
|Height To Ridge:||237cm (7ft 9in)|
|Locking System:||Mortice Lock|
|Nominal Size:||8ft x 12ft|
Select Your Options
Would you like your Greenhouse Painted?
Your Swallow Greenhouse frame can be painted in a multitude of colours at a small additional cost to perfectly match your outdoor space.
Your greenhouse will come as standard in a ThermoWood® none painted finish for no extra cost.
You may also have your greenhouse come in a ThermoWood® Oiled Finish to prevent fading, watermarks, mould, water ingress and dirt marks.
Alternatively, you can choose from a variety of ThermoWood® Painted Finishes using an opaque acrylic protective topcoat that has resistance against bacteria, mould and UV rays.
Choose Your Door Option
Would you like to add a High Level Shelf?
High-level shelving offers an invaluable storage space for starting off seedlings and general storage of seed packets, gardening tools and gloves, reference books etc.
Would you like to add Extra Staging?
Your Swallow Greenhouse already comes complete with staging on one side as standard, however you may also add additional staging to create that extra work and storage area.
Would you like to add a Rainwater System?
Would you like a Hunter Rainwater System for your greenhouse?
The Hunter Gutter and Downpipe Rainwater System allows you to collect and re-use rainwater - the very best water for all your plants.
Additional Accessories for your Greenhouse
Would you like to add any of the below accessories to your greenhouse?
Please choose a Delivery option -
Fast Free Delivery within Mainland England and Wales.
Inclusive delivery and installation are limited to mainland England, Wales and Scotland up to a maximum of 15 miles further North of Glasgow.
Unfortunately, Swallow greenhouses cannot be delivered and installed to areas of Scotland above 15 miles North of Glasgow, Scottish Highlands, Offshore Islands and Isles, Northern Ireland, or the Republic of Ireland.
Delivery will typically be made within 5 - 6 weeks for standard Thermowood and/or Oiled frames, and 10 weeks for painted frames.
Note: Some delivery locations such as Scotland, Devon, and Cornwall will naturally have extended delivery timeframes due to the additional distance required for the delivery and for our installation team to travel. This can be up to an additional 6 weeks on top of the standard quoted lead times.
All Swallow greenhouses are crafted to order, so may be extended during busy times of the year.
Bespoke Product Procedure
This product range is made to order on an order-by-order basis, therefore is exempt from our usual cancellation and returns policy. Any cancellations after your order has started production may not be able to be cancelled or may be subject to cancellation charges. Although a very rare occurrence, this does not affect any orders that arrive damaged or faulty, whereby our normal terms on receiving a faulty product will apply.
Vehicles We Use
Items will be delivered on larger lorries which can get to most places it's typically, a 7.5-ton lorry which is about the size of a dustbin lorry, this will depend on the item that is being delivered and should you have any concerns with restricted access to your property we ask you to contact us prior to placing an order.
Unloading Of Your Delivery
Back garden access is required from the front of the property, as due to the size of the product and the large sections that they are delivered in, the installation/delivery team are unable to carry these items inside your home as the sections are unlikely to pass through standard indoor door sizes. When the item is delivered on a pallet, the pallet and packaging are non-returnable. Goods can only be maneuvered on a flat and level surface (i.e. not a gravel driveway) by a pallet truck. If the installation/delivery team is unable to gain access to the installation area from the front of the property, they may not be able to complete the installation, and a cancellation charge may apply.
A suitable, flat, and level base must be prepared prior to the delivery and installation - please ensure that this is pre-prepared prior to the arrival of your greenhouse and the installation team.
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