Swallow Heron 8 x 12 ft ThermoWood Lean To Greenhouse
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A Heron 12ft x 8ft wide Lean To greenhouse is a substantial greenhouse both in size and style. Inside you'll find so much space to grow an impressive variety of plants and from the outside the lean to will be an attractive enhancement to your house.
The frame has the familiar appearance of traditional timber but has been heat treated and is referred to as ThermoWood®. Without this process the wood may well warp and rot after a number of years.
However ThermoWood® has had its naturally occurring moisture and resin extracted and this means that it will not go out of shape and is highly resistant to decay, so no preservatives are required. Only Swallow use ThermoWood® in their entire greenhouse range.
To create perfect growing conditions inside the greenhouse for both gardeners and plants, there are two roof vents that are already fitted with automatic openers as standard. This means that you can be away from home, but they will still open to regulate temperature and humidity.
The lean to already has useful full length staging along one side and a high level shelf comes as optional, more staging can be added to form an 'L' shape. Toughened glazing lets in plenty of light and is sealed with silicone.
With such a generous width double doors can be located at either end, getting in and out of the greenhouse is therefore very easy, and for security there's a mortice lock.
All in all a very well specified greenhouse, built using quality materials that will last for many years.
12x8 Heron Lean To Features:
- ThermoWood®: Heat treated Scandinavian timber that's rot and warp resistant
- Glazing: 3mm Toughened safety glass
- Roof Vents: Two with auto openers
- Staging: On one side (L shape optional extra)
- Doors: Double installed as standard
- Glazing Bars: 58mm x 34mm finished size
- Bottom Tongue & Groove: 12mm boards, 390mm long
- Locks: Door has a mortice lock & aluminum handles
- Glazing: All glazing is slid into a groove & sealed with quality silicone
- Joints: All the cut shapes are jointed with a clear plastic H section
- Capping: The ridge and top vents are sealed with a specially machined timber capping
- Damp Barrier: 20mm black PVC section screwed to the bottom
- Stainless Steel Nails: Used to fix all the tongue/groove boards
- Delivery and installation included in price
12x8 Heron Lean To Dimensions:
- Gable width: 2640mm (8ft 8ins)
- Length: 3840mm (12ft 7ins)
- Eaves height: 1730mm (8ft 4ins)
- Ridge height: 3260mm (10ft 8ins)
- Door width: 1200mm (3ft 11ins)
- Door height: 1980mm (6ft 6ins)
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.
Optional Extras for your Swallow Greenhouse
Staging along one side is included as standard in your Swallow GB Greenhouse, however, an additional High Level Shelf and Extra Staging on the end to make an L shape is an option below and can also be painted in a colour to suit. The Hunter Gutter and Downpipe Kit allows you to collect and reuse rainwater - the best water for all plants - this is available as an optional extra below.
Please Note: Imagery may show Dove Lean To's of a different size and 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.
Select Your Options
Build Design - Please Choose Your Required Door Position
Would you like your Greenhouse door to be on the left or right hand side? (as viewed from the outside)
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.
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 fit the back of your chosen Greenhouse to create a full 'L' shape work and storage area.
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 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.
Please choose a Delivery option -
Additional Accessories for your Greenhouse
Would you like to add any of the below accessories to your greenhouse?
£3,133.00 inc. VAT
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Important Covid-19 Update - Tuesday 5th October 2021
Delivery timeframes have been extended up to:
- 12-week Delivery Timeframe for Thermowood Frames
- 12-week Delivery Timeframe for Oiled Frames
- 30-week Delivery Timeframe for Painted Frames
This is due to these greenhouses being made to order and crafting/delivery restrictions caused by Covid-19.
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 4 - 6 weeks due to this product being handmade. working days but 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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