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Elite Compact 4 x 16 ft Greenhouse
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Product Code: ELI-COM-16
Compact in width but with an impressive length, the Elite 4ft x 16ft Compact Greenhouse is a distinctive structure with masses of potential.
Well appointed with many standard features including an integral base, you will be able to create a fabulous growing environment from the many accessories and options that are available.
The strong aluminium frame has an attractive appearance, enhanced by one of ten powder coated colours. It is maintenance free, rot and warp resistant, only high tensile bolts are used and the robust eaves are reinforced by corner bars.
Double doors that slide open just using finger tips offer easy access over a low threshold. The interior is bright from so much glazing, with good air circulation provided by three roof vents fitted as standard.
An extra set of doors may be installed at the far end so that access becomes even easier, and more vents together with louvres can be added. Automatic openers are an option to save you the effort of manually opening the vents and to prevent overheating when you are on holiday.
A greenhouse isn't complete without shelving and staging and you won't be surprised to discover that Elite offer a huge choice, braced and slatted, aluminium or Scandinavian pine wood, in a large selection of sizes that are bound to match your particular requirements.
Other options include a rainwater collection kit and butt to join the existing guttering and bar capping to secure your preferred glass. There's no doubting that you'll soon have a personalized greenhouse full of plants thriving in such marvellous conditions.
Elite Compact Features:
- Double Doors with Finger Tip Control
- Low Threshold (suitable for wheelchairs and wheelbarrows)
- Integral Base
- Strong Integral Gutters and Robust Eaves
- Three Roof Vents
- High Ridge and Eaves
- Stainless steel, not galvanised, clips to prevent rust
- Maintenance free, rigid aluminium frame, will not rust, warp or rot
- Comprehensive instruction manual
- External Height To Ridge: 212cm (6ft 11½ins)
- External Height To Eaves: 155cm (5ft 1in)
- External Width: 130cm (4ft 3ins)
- External Depth: 503cm (16ft 6ins)
- Door Opening Height: 175cm (5ft 9ins)
- Door Opening Width: 60cm (1ft 11½ins)
* inc. integral base
Please note that the photographs illustrate a 4ft 3ins x 40ft greenhouse and show both standard features that are listed above and optional accessories that can be purchased separately.
Select Your Options
Option 1 > Choose Your Frame Colour
Please select from the following ten frame colours. Milled Silver aluminium is pre-selected by default and is the standard option. However, powder coated frame options are also available at an additional cost.
Option 2 > Choose Your Greenhouse Glass
We offer three different types of glazing: 3mm Horticultural Glass which is pre-selected by default, but you can upgrade to single sheet Toughened Glass or 6mm Polycarbonate Glazing here.
As Horticultural Glass is included in your frame price it is a NO COST option. The additional cost of Toughened Glass or Polycarbonate Glazing is indicated below.
Please Note: Greenhouse glass images below are for guidance only.
Option 3 > Bar Capping?
Bar capping is a continuous strip glazing system used instead of glazing clips, this gives a far neater streamlined appearance. It's made from PVC and is UVI treated.
For a more detailed explanation of what bar capping is, see our handy Bar Capping Guide here.
Please Note: Bar Capping is NOT suitable for use with horticultural glass. But is recommended for use with single sheet toughened and polycarbonate glazing.
Option 5 > Additional Rear Double Doors?
Having double doors at the rear of your Greenhouse is very convenient because you will be able to gain access from both ends and walk straight through your Greenhouse with ease.
Please select from the following rear double door options, you can also choose to have Bar Capping.
Option 6 > Cambered Door Sill and Support Plate
Option 7 > Delivery Options
Standard Delivery within Mainland England, Wales and Mainland Scotland is inclusive. Although, we can still deliver to northern and remote parts of Scotland as well as Northern and the Republic of Ireland at an additional cost, as per these delivery options.
See our Elite Greenhouse Delivery Guide (inc areas in Scotland classed as 'mainland' by our delivery company)
Option 9 > Discuss with an Elite Technician
Accessories > Ventilation?
Ventilation is essential for any greenhouse no matter the size to ensure that the humidity and temperature inside provides the best growing experience for your new plants.
Accessories > Staging?
We offer 8ft long aluminium (in silver or a powder coated finish) staging which allows extra workspace along the sides of your greenhouse. Purchase one set of staging to fit across one side, or two sets to have staging across both sides of your greenhouse.
Alternatively, go with the more traditional wooden staging which is available in 4ft lengths, meaning that you will need 2 sets to fit one side of your greenhouse or 4 sets to fit both sides.
Accessories > Shelving?
By adding a shelf or two to your greenhouse, you'll have added workspace areas to store small tools, pots and seedlings. Each set of shelves comes complete with the necessary braces to install them to your Elite greenhouse frame.
You may decide to have one set along one side of your greenhouse, or alternatively purchase two sets to fit both sides of your greenhouse.
Accessories > Hybrid Panels
Accessories > Water Systems?
Accessories > Heating?
Important Covid-19 Update - Thursday 10th September 2020
Delivery timeframes have been extended to up to 14 - 18 weeks for aluminium frames and 16 - 20 weeks for powder-coated frames due to delays and carrier restrictions during Covid-19.
(this is a further increase from the original increase of 10 - 14 weeks for aluminium frames and 16 - 20 weeks for powder-coated frames which were set in place from Wednesday 15th July)
Fast Free Delivery within Mainland England and Wales Only.
Extra charges will apply to Scottish Highlands and Islands. In some cases we can even deliver outside the mainland e.g. Channel Isles and arrange the VAT element for you. In all instances please contact us today for a personalised quote.
Delivery will typically be made within 30 working days (bespoke coloured frames 30 - 40 days) but may be extended during busy times of the year. For larger products, the carrier will call and book in a convenient delivery date. For other products, a delivery date will be provided by email from the carrier, which will include a link to allow tracking online.
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 15 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
Due to the nature of this product, delivery will be made to the front of the property to the nearest location. Our drivers will not carry these items inside your home or back garden. When the item is delivered on a pallet, the pallet and packaging are non-returnable. Goods can only be manoeuvred on a flat and level surface (i.e. not a gravel driveway) by a pallet truck. On some occasions the driver will split the package to assist with manoeuvring of the item. Once you are happy, we will ask you to check the condition of the goods and sign for the delivery.
Elite Greenhouse Information
Please Note: Some retailers offer non-genuine copies of Elite greenhouse frames or Elite frames along with non-genuine glazing, bases, powder coating, staging and accessories. When purchasing from GardenSite, you are buying 100% genuine and official Elite products including the frame, glazing and accessories. All painted frames are protectively wrapped; all bases are aluminium; all fittings are stainless steel and only high tensile bolts are used.
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