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Elite Kensington 6ft x 16ft Lean To Greenhouse
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Product Code: ELI-KEN6-16
The Kensington 6ft x 16ft lean to, similar to other Elite greenhouses, is ideal for keen gardeners who want to create a structure that perfectly suits their way of working. With high ridge and eaves, it's a delightful place to spend many days growing plants and sowing seed in an environment that is your design.
This is due to the large range of optional accessories that are available. Choose the options that are most helpful for your particular working methods, and appoint the greenhouse exactly how you prefer.
One of the first choices you'll make is what colour the high quality and very rigid frame should be. There's powder coated finishes in several colours, and these are in addition to silver milled aluminium.
There are many more choices starting with how many and where you want the doors to be positioned. Either or both ends, perhaps double doors along the length of the lean might be useful to maximise accessibility. A partition can always be installed to create separate zones within the greenhouse and the doors can be located appropriately.
Toughened glass is not a choice but a legal requirement if the lean to covers a domestic entrance, if it doesn't you have the alternatives of polycarbonate or horticultural glass. To enhance the greenhouse's appearance and secure the glazing there is bar capping in the same colour as the frame. This also forms a water resistant seal.
The best greenhouses do not get baking hot during the summer. In an Elite lean to this is due to the cooling air circulating from two roof vents and a five blade louvre. More can be fitted and they can be operated automatically, ideal if you ever go on holiday.
With a greenhouse of this size, it's very likely that a large amount of propagating and growing will take place. If so, there's staging and shelving readily available of many different types and sizes in addition to a shelf that comes as standard.
A base of some kind is essential, this can be built from bricks or slabs, or alternatively Elite can supply an alloy base specifically for this range of greenhouses and in the same colour as the frame.
Please note that the photographs illustrate various Kensington greenhouses and show both standard features that are listed below and optional accessories that can be purchased separately.
Elite Kensington Lean To Features:
- Finger tip control of sliding door
- Strong integral gutter giving strength at the eave
- Two roof vents
- All clips are stainless steel, not galvanised, to prevent rust
- Maintenance free, rigid aluminium frame, which will not rust, warp or rot
- One five bladed side louvre
- Internal Shelf
- Choice of three types of glazing
- Comprehensive instruction manual
- Doors can be situated on either gable end or front
- Single Door Opening Width: 600mm (2ft 0ins)
- Double Door Opening Width: 1200mm (4ft 0ins)
- Door Height (excluding base): 1750mm (5ft 9ins)
- External Height To Ridge (excluding base): 2.400m (7ft 10ins)
- External Height To Eaves (excluding base): 1.800m (6ft 0ins)
- External Width: 1.915m (6ft 5ins)
- External Length: 5.029m (16ft 6ins)
- Addition of your brick base to height: Approximately 140mm (6ins)
- Addition of Alloy base to height: 127mm (5ins)
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 > Do I Need a Base?
Yes, quite simply you do. Greenhouse frames need to lip over a base (or upstand) which also allows the door to lip under the frame. The base also gives you the required height needed inside your greenhouse. Without a base your greenhouse would be 5ins too low.
Preformed Alloy Bases are available in either milled silver aluminium or powder coated to match your chosen frame colour. All Elite Supreme Bases come complete with a drop door option which gives a low threshold. Alternatively, you can build a brick base but you will need to be accurate with your measurements.
Option 4 > 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 > Where would you like your door positioning?
A Single Door comes as standard and there is the option to upgrage to Double Doors however Double Doors cannot be fitted in the gable ends of a Kensington 4 or 6.
Please select from the options below where you would like your door positioning?
Option 6 > Internal Partition with Single Door?
Would you like an Internal Partition? This option enables you to divide your greenhouse into 2 sections. This is ideal where you wish to create areas or zones for plants with differing needs.
Available in milled silver aluminium or powder coated coloured finish, complete with integral base and single door. You can also choose to have Bar Capping and all the glazing options are available.
If you choose an Internal Partition you will need to check 1 of the first 3 boxes below. You then add to your initial choice by checking any other appropriate boxes. You may have to check up to 4 check boxes. This is a complex option so please choose carefully!
We will contact to you to determine the final positioning of you partition.
Option 7 > Delivery Options
Standard Delivery within Mainland England, Wales and Mainland Scotland is Included.
However, delivery to the Scottish Highlands, Remote Areas, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will unfortunately be charged extra due to transport costs. All Offshore Islands will require a separate quotation.
Delivery Note: Someone must be in attendance on delivery day between 8am - 6pm.
Option 8 > 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?
These staging accessories allow 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.
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 > Heating?
Accessories > Water Systems?
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 28 working days (Coloured Frames 6 - 8 weeks) 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.
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.
Questions and Answers (1)
Do you deliver to the west of Ireland and could you quote for the powder green 16.6 Elite greenhouse?We Replied:
Dear Mike Thank you for your question. Yes, we do deliver to Ireland and we have two panels at the foot of the page with the details. Should you wish to contact us further or to place an order, please call us on 0121 355 7701. Thank you for using our online Q&A system. Kind regards Nathan James DoddTuesday 26th, May, 2015
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