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Swallow Rook 8 x 20 ft ThermoWood Potting Shed
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As the largest in this particular range, the Swallow 8ft x 20ft Rook Potting Shed is an impressively large structure that will enhance the landscape and become a tremendously productive environment.
Built with ThermoWood® which is extremely durable Scandinavian timber following a heat treatment process, the potting shed is styled attractively and combines a handsome appearance with exciting horticultural possibilities.
Only Swallow greenhouses are built using ThermoWood®. They are designed to last many years, as the moisture in the wood has been extracted and it has negligible expansion and contraction. This means that warping will not occur and there's no need for preservatives as the wood is also very resistant to rot.
The roof is half glazed with silicone sealed toughened glass, so the maximum amount of light is allowed into the shed's interior. Roof vents are fitted with automatic openers so that the optimum growing conditions can easily be maintained.
Staging, that runs the length of the shed, is also standard. This is perfect for a very large number of seed trays and plants. Below the staging, you can store pots, tools and compost, resting on the 12mm thick floor.
At the rear, there is further storage opportunities and two shelves. Another can be optioned from the list of extras or you may choose a high shelf over the staging. A further alternative would be guttering and a downpipe that help collect rainwater for recycling.
Read up on our guide for the benefits of Thermwood® greenhouses.
8x20 Rook Potting Shed Features:
- 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
8x20 Rook Potting Shed Dimensions:
- External Height To Ridge: 237cm (7ft 9ins)
- External Height To Eaves: 211cm (6ft 11ins)
- External Height To Window Eaves: 173cm (5ft 8ins)
- External Width: 266cm (8ft 9ins)
- External Depth: 636cm (20ft 10ins)
- Door Opening Height: 198cm (6ft 6ins)
- Door Opening Width: 81cm (2ft 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.
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.
Select Your Options
Option 1: 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. Alternatively, you may order your greenhouse in the standard and natural looking ThermoWood® finish option.
Option 2: 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.
Option 3: 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.
Option 4: 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.
Choose Your Door Option
Additional Accessories for your Greenhouse
Would you like to add any of the below accessories to your greenhouse?
Option 5: Please choose a Delivery option -
Important Covid-19 Update - Tuesday 1st June 2021
Delivery timeframes have been extended up to:
- a 40-week delivery time frame for Standard Thermowood frames
- a 40-week delivery timeframe for Oiled frames
- a 40-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 is 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
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.
A suitable, flat and level base must be prepared prior to the delivery and installation - please ensure that this is pre-prepared prio to the arrival of your greenhouse and the installation team.
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