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With a width of 12ft 7in (3.84m), the Robinsons Regal is available in any length starting from 8ft 8in (2.6m) and continuing upwards in increments of 2ft (0.6m), to accomodate any gardeners growing needs.
Given the size of this greenhouse, the frame has been specially stiffened with additional bracing and internal 'A' frames. Ridge and eaves braces are applied to every set of glazing bars and extra structural rigidity has been added to the door gable. Add this to a continuous concrete or brick perimeter footing (which is necessary for a greenhouse of this size) and you have an exceptionally strong and durable building.
The double doors give a 4ft (1220mm) wide opening and are a particularly useful feature of this model - they slide easily, are lockable, and provide easy access over the ground level threshold - ideal for wheelbarrows and wheelchairs.
Robinsons Box Section Structure
R-PRO glazing bars are made using the unique Robinsons Box Section technology. The sheer strength of the bars themselves means that we do not need to clutter up the inside of the greenhouse with messy braces.
Aluminium Bar Capping
As standard your greenhouse includes aluminium bar capping (PVC for white or mill finish) which holds in the glass firmer and stronger than other greenhouses. It is then finished with a an strip to cover those screws for a high quality finish.
Toughened Safety Glass
4mm toughened safety glass is supplied as standard for strength and safety.
You now have the choice of 5 colour finishes as well as the plain mill finish for your greenhouse. Old Cottage Green, Pastel Sage, Anthracite and Ivory have been added to the existing range, joining Classic White.
Guttering and Downpipes Included
Attractive aluminium guttering and PVC downpipes allow you to collect valuable water
GO-LO is a properly engineered low level threshold for easy wheelchair or wheelbarrow access.
Louvre Side Vents
Included is a slatted ‘Louvre’ side vent which allows extra air flow into your greenhouse and really makes your plants flourish.
Automatic Opening Roof Vents
Included as standard, these roof vents open automatically as the greenhouse warms up – keeping your plants from overheating.
Easy Glide Door with Lock and Low Threshold
Lockable sliding door with a low threshold to keep your produce secure.
High Eaves (5ft 6in)
Extra high eaves for more headroom and plenty of growing space for those tall plants like tomatoes and Chrysanthemums.
10 years Framework Guarantee
Your Robinsons greenhouse comes with a free 10-year frame guarantee.
Victorian Ridge Cresting
For that truly spectacular finish, add Victorian ridge cresting in an attractive coloured finish.
Staging and Shelving
Add 35" or 25” staging and 12” shelving for a practical and stylish upgrade.
Hanging Basket Brackets
Use these brackets to hang baskets, without the need for an obtrusive rail.
Add blinds to your greenhouse to create shade for your plants.
Automatic Louvre Openers
Automatic openers can be fitted to the louvre vents, just set and forget!
Extra Roof Vents
An additional automatic roof vent increases the flow of air through your Robinsons greenhouse, ideal for orchid houses or other specialist environments.
We can adapt this model to sit on a standard height dwarf wall with no extra charge. We will send you an accurate brick plan with your order confirmation.
Add extra length to your greenhouses with an 6ft 1in extension.
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This is a seriously fantastic greenhouse. Massive and strong, it offers huge potential for amateur and professional growers alike. This building is kitted out with five manual louvre vents, ridge cresting, and staging and shelving at the rear.
Please note: The 'Classic Green' coloured finish is no longer available.
Whether it's the 10'7" ( 3.2m ) wide Rosette, the 12'7" ( 3.82m ) wide Regal or the 14'8" ( 4.45m ) wide Renown as pictured here, Robinsons are specialists in constructing sturdy, functional and attractive greenhouses for domestic and commercial use alike.
We at GBC supplied and installed this building for an NHS trust: it's 41'3" long and includes staging along both sides and a top shelf on the near side. Pretty much any size can be manufactured using this immensely strong greenhouse system. As you might imagine, it's more than a couple of days work to put it up too !
By adding a partitioned area to your greenhouse you can create two separate temperature controlled areas. The bigger the greenhouse the more important this can be since you can keep part of the greenhouse warm enough to germinate seedlings and overwinter tender plants without having the cost of heating the whole greenhouse. The partition can be placed at any of the 2ft modules and can be fitted with a single or double door depending on your requirements.
Notice also the sturdy A frame joining system used on longer length Robinsons Greenhouses.
Please note: The 'Classic Green' coloured finish is no longer available.
All Robinsons Greenhouses are fitted with 4mm toughened safety glass which complies with BS6206 Class A. This is 4 times stronger than standard glass of the same thickness.
In the unlikely event of breakage, it shatters into small pieces, much as car windscreens used to, thus minimising any risks.
The glass is secured in place with Robinsons' unique bar capping system.
This picture illustrates the detail of the Robinsons glazing system which is strong, thermally efficient and neat. Each pane of glass is held in place by full length 'bar capping' which reduces draughts and removes the need for unsightly clips. The bars are screwed in place and a final cap is applied to hide the screw heads and provide an attractive, easy maintenance finish.
Also in the picture you will see the drainage holes which are necessary to remove condensation from the internal eaves. This is a problem which most greenhouses don't cater for ... condensation runs down the inside face of the glass and gathers in the eaves. Robinsons cure this with strategically placed drain holes as pictured.
A 6 blade louvre window glazed with toughened glass is a popular choice with Robinsons' customers. We recommend fitting it at a low level to draw air up through the greenhouse roof vents thus preventing stale air causing mildew.
Also in the picture is an automatic louvre opener, this is a useful additional accessory saving you adjusting the louvre yourself.
Robinsons Greenhouses have a choice of timber or aluminium slatted staging. If aluminium staging is chosen the cantilever brackets and slats can be finished in white or green if coloured options are chosen. Pictured here fitted to a lean-to greenhouse you will see 7 slat wide (25") timber staging and 3 slat wide high level shelving. This is hard wearing, functional staging which needs very little maintenance and will fit in all Robinsons models except the Renaissance.
Robinsons Greenhouses have a choice of timber or aluminium slatted staging. The aluminium staging can be finished in plain mill finish or white or green as pictured here. This is the green finish 7 slat wide (25") aluminium staging and 3 slat wide high level shelving. This is easy to clean, sturdy staging which will fit in all Robinsons models except the Renaissance.
This 10 slat wide aluminium staging is available in plain mill finish as pictured or in white or green. It measures 37" (940mm) in depth. The height is adjustable when first installed to a comfortable working level. Also pictured is the 3 slat wide high level shelving.
The depth of the staging makes this unsuitable for some smaller models in the Robinsons range as it can project into the doorway. Please seek advice from our sales staff about its suitability for your greenhouse project.
The number of roof vents fitted as standard in a Robinsons greenhouse varies according to its size and is shown in the current pricelist. You can choose to add extra roof vents should you feel it necessary but please remember they can't fit in adjacent panels in the roof. This picture is of the roof vent on an 8ft wide Robinsons 'Royale' greenhouse.
Every Robinsons roof vent is supplied with an automatic opener : Imagine getting up on a hot summer morning to find everything in your greenhouse has keeled over from the heat ... this is what an automatic opener will help prevent.
As the temperature rises the roof vent will open to ventilate the greenhouse and protect your valuable plants.
For over 60 years gardeners have valued Robinsons as the name on the very best aluminium greenhouses.
GBC, established for over twenty years, are the UK's largest supplier of Robinsons Greenhouses with displays at every one of our branches nationwide.
All new Robinsons greenhouses carry a ten year frame guarantee.
Insulating aluminium greenhouses to retain heat for overwintering tender plants and starting off new seedlings can be accomplished by using bubblewrap. This is usually pegged to the frame on the roof as well as the sides and gables but a customer sent in this picture of his solution to the pegging problem :
I have fixed the bubble insulation using three lengths of 13mm aluminium tube cut to length and suspended at the ends from the roof. The bubble wrap then just feeds up and over and down in one piece. It doesn’t require any pegging at all. It then just requires about eight pegs only, to fix the cut and shaped two end pieces. The tube can remain insitu throughout the year .
His building is a 6 x 5 Castle Balvenie but the principle would apply for any other model. Don't forget to disconnect autovents before you fit the bubblewrap or you'll lose all that lovely warm air !
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Our large range of Robinsons greenhouses all come delivered as standard by one of Robinsons own experienced drivers.
Robinsons greenhouses are all delivered complete with full installation instructions and fittings. As with all of our buildings we always recommend that you provide a good level base prior to delivery.
Our delivery times can vary from season to season. All of our buildings are made to order, so during the busy spring to summer seasons, this may increase depending on the building that you have purchased. Please feel free to contact us on 0800 999 0123 to check our current delivery times.