A whole new concept for a cedar summerhouse
We offer a FREE home survey to advise the most suitable type of building and can advise on things like bases, position and maintenance.
Alton have been designing and manufacturing cedar greenhouses since 1921 and they have now entered the cedar summerhouse market with these clean, modern and beautifully finished buildings all made in the UK.
Whilst all our buildings are made to order here is a list of standard sizes available on most buildings. We can offer various designs and layout options to best suit your needs including window and door positions. If you are interested in a particular building either visit our showcentre or call us on 01403 255 456 or complete our online enquiry form for more information.
Frequently asked questions
The best type of base would be one made from paving slabs or a solid concrete. We also recommend our “Cousins Easi-Base System made from 50 x 75mm sawn pressure treated timber with 80mm screws for fixing.
Yes. We recommend using floor bearers for the entire Woodlands range. This is because the floor joists are not pressure treated and are therefore not suitable to be placed directly on the ground. All of our floor bearers are pressure treated and will last a long time.
Yes. None of our buildings are supplied with perspex, apart from our playhouse range. It is possible for the Woodlands range to be upgraded to toughened glass at an additional cost. Contact us for pricing.
No. None of the buildings in the Woodlands range have any parts made from chipboard. If you read online that a building has “solid sheet” floors or roofs this typically means that they are made from chipboard. Chipboard products will not last as long as solid timber. If you ever have problems with damp you’ll find your chipboard disintegrating.
Cedar wood is far more hard wearing than standard and even treated timber. It also has it’s own unique smell and changes colour, or silvers, over time.