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Elite Windsor 4ft x 12ft 'Low Ridge' Lean To Greenhouse
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Product Code: ELI-WIN-12
With any Elite greenhouse you have the opportunity to build your own bespoke structure, beginning with a rigid aluminium frame that you can equip it with a host of accessories of your choice.
As the ridge is deliberately low, the Windsor 4ft x 12ft Lean To greenhouse can easily be positioned against a shed, fence, wall or next to your house. It is very adaptable, well designed and expertly constructed.
Using an aluminium frame means that it's maintenance free and won't rust or warp. You can start personalising it by choosing a colour powder coating or you might keep to silver milled aluminium.
The glazing is also completely up to you. Horticultural might come as standard but toughened may be a superior alternative and is required if the lean to is positioned covering a doorway on your house. There is also polycarbonate. To keep the glazing secure and also to create a water resistant seal, bar capping is recommended.
Decide which gable end you want the single sliding door so that access is easy. With the door open during the summer months a good air flow will develop between it and the standard roof vent.
This can be further improved if you have an optional louvre vent. What's more, you can fit the louvre and roof vent with automatic openers so that temperature and humidity can be regulated accurately and there's no problem if you happen to be away for a few days.
Another popular accessory is a rainwater collection kit that can be connected to the integral gutter. Water can then be collected in a butt and used during dry periods. Plants much prefer rainwater to tap water so it's a very useful option in more than one way.
Most gardeners enjoy propagating their own plants and sowing seed. It's a very satisfying activity and saves money. So it's not surprising that shelving and staging are best selling options and available in many sizes and types.
A base is essential, with Elite you have a choice. Build one from slabs or bricks or purchase a ready made alloy base that perfectly fits your greenhouse and can be colour co-ordinated with the frame.
Please note that the photographs illustrate various sized Windsor greenhouses and show both standard features that are listed below and optional accessories that can be purchased separately.
Elite Windsor Lean To Features:
- Finger tip control of sliding door
- Strong integral gutter giving a lot of strength at the eave
- 1 roof vent (4 sq ft)
- Low ridge
- All clips are stainless steel, not galvanised, to prevent rust
- Maintenance free, rigid aluminium frame, which will not rust, warp or rot
- Choice of three types of glazing
- Comprehensive instruction manual
- Door can be situated on either gable end to suit
- Door Opening Width: 600mm (2ft 0ins)
- Door Height (excluding base): 1600mm (5ft 3ins)
- External Height To Ridge (excluding base): 2.010m (6ft 7ins)
- External Height To Eaves (excluding base): 1.590m (5ft 3ins)
- External Width: 1.297m (4ft 4ins)
- External Length: 3.814m (12ft 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 > Additional Rear Single Door?
The Windsor comes with one sliding door as standard. This can be fitted into either gable end.
If you want to fit a second sliding door to the other gable end then please select from the following rear single door options, you can also choose to have Bar Capping.
Option 6 > 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 7 > 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 > Heating?
Accessories > Water Systems?
Our greenhouse prices include V.A.T. and Delivery anywhere within mainland UK except Highlands and Offshore Islands which will incur a separate delivery charge. We can even deliver to the Channel Isles and arrange the VAT element for you. In all instances please contact us for a personalised quote.
Delivery will usually be made within 28 working days. Non-standard colour options may be extended. Any problems relating to the product must be reported within 7 days from receipt of delivery.
- Goods are delivered via large lorries (High: 11ft 4ins Long: 30ft Wide: 8ft 6ins. Class II 15 ton) so please ensure that access can be made to your delivery address.
- Delivery is on a curbside basis only.
- If glass has been ordered it is packaged in a crate and is lifted off by either tail lift or pallet truck.
- Deliveries are unable to be moved over gravel, grass or up steps and the driver is unable to carry products through homes or gardens.
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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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