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Alton Evolution Cold Frame - Cedar, Toughened Glass
This large cedar cold frame is 4'5"x2'1" (1348mm x 645mm). Features include a strong wooden frame and toughened safety glass. The modern hybrid design cleverly combines the warmth and natural beauty of cedar with the performance and durability of profiled aluminium. The base plinth and lid edges are aluminium with cedar external capping. The aluminium components are powder coated grey to compliment the natural colour of the cedar when new and as it fades. The cedar is finished with a colourless preservative to enhance its natural beauty. Two hinged lids are included, each with a separate ventilation stay and variable levels to give you greater control. The lids can also be slid open sideways or removed altogether.
- Western Red Cedar
- All timber is treated by total immersion in a high quality preservative which is colourless to enhance the natural beauty of the wood
- Grey powder coated aluminium base plinth (makes installation easy)
- Toughened safety glass
- Puttyless glazing with substantial external capping screwed in to ensure the glass is tight fitting
- Cedar external capping
- Morticed and tenoned frame joints
- 2 top hinged roof panels
- 2 position ventilation stays
- Sliding removable roof panels
- Durable aluminium retaining clips ensure that the roof panel glass is retained securely
- Length 4'5" (1348mm)
- Depth 2'1" (645mm)
- Height at the rear 2'1" (623mm)
- Height at the front 1'7" (479mm)
WESTERN RED CEDAR: Western Red Cedar is a naturally resilient timber which lasts longer than pine and other softwoods, even if never treated from new. It has been widely used in construction for over a century. During this time cedar has deservedly earned an unrivalled reputation for its attractive appearance and extraordinary durability. It is the ideal choice for people who are too busy to maintain their garden building. This oily timber has a strong but pleasant aroma which repells insects. Cedar contains hardly any knots. If untreated it will fade to a silvery grey colour. Western Red Cedar is a sustainable resource from the well managed forests of North America.
CEDAR CAPPING: The external capping protects the main structural framing timber which remains dry in all weather. Cedar capping provides a softer and more traditional appearance. The natural durability of cedar combined with the use of aluminium in vulnerable areas ensures that cedar capping will last. The cedar capping is treated with a colourless preservative.
TOUGHENED SAFETY GLASS: Toughened safety glass is around 6 times stronger than normal glass so it is less likely to break. When it does break, toughened glass breaks into harmless small pieces. This makes toughened glass the best option for all the family including children, pets and the elderly.
EXTRA COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION: This item is currently available within the estimated delivery times below, with no delays. Our delivery times are slower than normal due to unprecedented demand.
- Delivery is normally between 10 and 12 weeks after order.
- Our greenhouse prices include all delivery charges - unlike others we do not add delivery charges during the checkout process.
SPECIALIST DELIVERY SERVICE: These greenhouses are normally delivered by specialist trained staff in dedicated vehicles. The benefits of a specialist delivery service include less damage, larger panels, heavier construction and helpful drivers who will carry your greenhouse to your chosen storage place.
- All prices include VAT.
- Pay only 30% deposit when you order this greenhouse by phone or online.
ORDER ONLINE: You can pay with a debit or credit card. We also accept password protected online payments using Verified by VISA or Mastercard SecureCode. You can pay in full or pay a deposit only. You can pay a minimum 30% deposit with order or pay a bigger deposit if you prefer.
METHODS OF PAYMENT: We accept most major credit cards and debit cards including VISA, MasterCard, VISA Delta, VISA Debit, MasterCard Debit, Electron, Solo, Switch, Maestro and UK Maestro. We also accept secure online payments using Verified by VISA or MasterCard SecureCode. We do not accept American Express or Diners Club cards at present.
SCHOOLS, COUNCILS AND BUSINESSES: We supply many schools, local councils and businesses both large and small. The prices and terms are the same so you can order online if you wish. If you want to pay by BACS transfer or company cheque please email us.