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I'm wanting to buy the silverline green house from halls but there seems to be about three websites with the same name   2 .com's and 1 Which one is the official site. £1,000 is a lot to loose if the site is dodgy . Please can anyone help 


  • PlantmindedPlantminded Posts: 3,079
    It may be worth checking with a multiple brand supplier like The Greenhouse People - many companies are having supply chain problems at the moment.
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  • FireFire Posts: 18,085
    It's a cheapo website knocked together in a hurry.
    It's seems they are vending the greenhouses of the company below.
    They say they are a family run online store specialising in providing only the highest quality greenhouses... established in 1999" making no mention of the Halls family company below who actually make the greenhouses.
    Dodgy as.

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    I would put together a long list of your questions and call them. Quiz them closely - especially about delivery costs, set up, repairs and guarentees.
    Apparently the instructions are hard to follow.

    I would imagine there is a history of ongoing aggro.

  • Thanks for the information 👍not sure what to do about buying a (lean to) greenhouse for my dad though 
  • FireFire Posts: 18,085
    I would call the company
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 12,162
    Are there any local greenhouse suppliers near to where your Dad lives, eg large garden centre or garden buildings supplier ? If might be worth contacting them or visiting their website to see if they can help.
  • I've been thinking along the same lines but haven't approached them yet. Would be safer than trying to buy a greenhouse on line
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 12,162
    Bear in mind that due to Covid etc. there may be delays in supply. If you can't visit just yet, maybe give them a call. 
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,135
    Hall's Greenhouses were originally based in Gloucestershire and were the first company to manufacture mass produced greenhouses in the 1930's.
    They are now part of a company called Juliana Group who are based in Denmark and sell the Hall's brand through various companies in the UK and elsewhere.
    So regardless of which website you buy through they are Hall's greenhouses.

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  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 8,669
    £1000 for a lean to,is it huge? We bought a Halls lean to a couple of months back, the Greenhouse people one is far better made.
  • PlantmindedPlantminded Posts: 3,079
    I bought a greenhouse when I was in my previous property from The Greenhouse People.  They had a good, reasonably priced selection and also provided a list of recommended local installers.  I was very pleased with both their own brand greenhouse and the recommended installer.  Availability will probably be better from a large multiple retailer like this.
    Wirral. Sandy, free draining soil.

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