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Swallow Rook 8x8 Wooden Potting Shed

Swallow Rook 8x8 Wooden Potting Shed
FREE Installation
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Quick Code: P14699
Pay Only 20% Today!!

Pay only 20% deposit today on Swallow greenhouses and pay the remainder after installation.

Installation Included!!*

All Swallow Wooden Buildings are installed for FREE.
*Installation does not include any ground or remedial work.

Potting shed dimensions

Potting Shed Dimensions
  • A: 2660mm (8ft 9")
  • B: 2550mm (8ft 4")
  • C: 1730mm (5ft 8")
  • D: 2110mm (6ft 11")
  • E: 2370mm (7ft 9")
  • F: 810mm (2ft 6")
  • G: 1980mm (6ft 6")
  • Minimum size for your Potting shed base: 2660mm x 2550mm
  • Perimeter Base: A perimeter base made to the above A+B dimensions from 50mm thick paving slabs.
  • Solid Paving Slab Base: Complete area covering no less than the A+B dimensions from 50mm thick paving slabs.
  • Concrete Base: Concrete pad base no less than 100mm thick made to no less than the above A+B dimensions.
  • Access Requirements: Minimum access height required for 4ft,5ft and 6ft wide greenhouses is 2.1m/6ft 10". The minimum access height for 8ft wide greenhouses is 3m/9ft 10". No right angle turns between access point and installation site.

All dimensions given above are external measurements.

Why is ThermoWood® the Best?

Thermowood Greenhouse

ThermoWood® is a special thermally modified timber developed in Finland. The timber is heated treated up to 215 °C to remove all excess moisture. This wood is well suited for outdoor applications where demanding weather conditions are the norm. The key performance features of ThermoWood® over Tanalised timber are:

Improved durability against decay
Resin removed
Improved dimensional stability
Consistent colouring throughout
Reduced equilibrium moisture content

The timber is used extensively throughout Scandinavia for all sorts of interior and exterior construction, cladding and decoration due to it’s good looks and superb resilience to harsh weather.

Autovents as Standard

Greenhouse Roof Auto Vents

Swallow use high quality Bayliss XL Automatic roof vent openers as standard on every roof vent. Even when you're not around your greenhouse will be well ventilated.


Swallow Greenhouse Staging

Swallow include a length of slatted staging with all greenhouses that is 520mm wide and 745mm high.

Installation Included

Swallow Greenhouses are delivered and installed countrywide for free. You simply order your new greenhouse and it will be delivered and erected in your garden by a Swallow fitting team.

Damp Barrier

Swallow Greenhouse Damp Barrier

20mm black PVC section screwed to the bottom of the greenhouse stops damp rising into the timber.

  • £4187 inc VAT
  • Pay a 20% Deposit today, nothing else to pay until it's installed!!
  • £837
  • FREE Installation!!
  • FREE Delivery*

    Delivered and Installed within 10 weeks for wood and oiled Finishes. 20 weeks for painted finishes

    *Some Scottish postal areas attract a delivery charge

Standard Features Include:

  • 2660mm (8ft 9") Wide Potting Shed Greenhouse - Large Growing/Storage Space
  • ThermoWood® Construction - Heat treated high performance timber.
  • Bottom Boards 12mm - Tongued and Grooved with stainless steel nails
  • 12mm Fitted Floor with plastic runners - Prevents damp in the shed
  • Glazing Grooves to hold glazing - Silicone Sealed
  • Single Door with Mortise Lock - Added Security
  • 3mm Toughened Glazing - Safe, Strong and Family Friendly
  • 1 Side Opening Widow - For Ventilation.
  • 2 Opening Roof Vents - More Ventilation.
  • 2 Bayliss XL Autovents - Automatically opens your roof vent
  • Full length staging at front - 520mm wide, 745mm high
  • 2 Rear Shelves - More useful storage
  • 10 Year Warranty - on Timber
  • Installation Included in Price - Just order and everything is done for you!

New for 2012, the 8ft x 8ft Swallow Rook Potting Shed is beautifully and highly practical. The part glazed roof provides a superb growing environment with the rear area giving storage space. Delivered and Installed Free!

3mm Toughened glass is standard on all Swallow wooden Greenhouses and is held in special grooves within the frame and then sealed in place with quality silicone. Inward opening door with mortise locks are also standard.

Each roof vent is supplied with Bayliss XL autovent to automatically open the roof vents when you’re not around to stop overheating. You also get a full length of slatted staging down one side of the greenhouse for working on and storing your plants.

The Swallow Rook Potting Shed innovative design enables growing space to be maximised while allowing for all important storage space. There is a full length of staging as well as 2 rear shelves for storage. The Jay has a 10 Year Warranty and free installation like all quality British made Swallow buildings.

Made in the UK

Made in the UK

Delivery Details:

Your hand made Swallow Greenhouse will be delivered within 10 weeks for wood and oiled Finishes. 20 weeks for painted finishes.

Due to unprecedented demand, we can not give you a more specific date at this time.

However, your confirmation email will contain further delivery details and contact numbers.

Options: Click options to add to your order then click "Add to Basket"

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Select your size

Painted Finish

The paint is applied in Swallow’s specialist spray booth with an opaque protective top coat with a flexible microporous film. This paint finish is resistant to bacterial mold and UV sun damage. Custom colours are available for an additional cost and will be colour matched to your choice using Swallow’s in-house specialist paint.

  • Wooden


    + £0

  • Oiled


    + £419

  • Lily White

    Lily White

    + £1,046

  • Bracken


    + £1,046

  • Olive


    + £1,046

  • Midnight


    + £1,046

  • Black


    + £1,046

  • Stone


    + £1,046

  • Summer Green

    Summer Green

    + £1,046

  • Cloud Grey

    Cloud Grey

    + £1,046

  • Slate


    + £1,046

  • Robin’s Egg Blue

    Robin’s Egg Blue

    + £1,046

Premium options

  • Premium Aluminium Cresting

    Premium Aluminium Cresting

    Finish of the styling of your Swallow greenhouse with the traditional premium aluminium cresting and finials.


Additional Staging and Shelving

  • High Level Shelf

    High Level Shelf

    Add a 250mm wide high level shelf for extra storage of plants, seeds and tools etc



Rainwater Systems

  • White Rainwater System

    White Rainwater System

    Add a White Rainwater System to collect and reuse all of that lovely rainwater. Rainwater is after all the best water for your plants.


  • Black Rainwater System

    Black Rainwater System

    Add a Black Rainwater System to collect and reuse all of that lovely rainwater. Rainwater is after all the best water for your plants.


More Useful Extras

  • Bench with Shelf

    Bench with Shelf

    Add a useful work bench with lower shelf that you can move around the greenhouse to suit you. Dimensions: 1200mm x 540mm



  • Swallow Wren Frame

    Swallow Wren Frame

    Add a Wren Coldframe to give even more room for seedlings and plants. Dimensions: 2ft 1” X 4ft 5”



  • Additional Greenhouse Door

    Additional Greenhouse Door

    Add a door to the rear of your greenhouse for the opposite gable.


  • Swallow Sparrow Cold Frame

    Swallow Sparrow Cold Frame

    Add a Sparrow Coldframe to give even more room for seedlings and plants. Dimensions: 4ft 5" X 3ft 4"



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  • I would like the door on the right

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  • I require delivery north of Grangemouth

    I require delivery north of Grangemouth

    Orders north of Grangemouth incur an additional cost of £400