Tom Hall from Alitex and James Alexander Sinclair, Garden Designer

Bringing down the House - Sinclair gets Gold!

The Alitex team had been looking forward to our lecture for weeks – particularly the social media team, as we already had an insight into James Alexander Sinclair’s easy to like style and horticultural confidence from Twitter and YouTube. James has...More >
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Tales from a head gardener...

Dominic Palmer, the head gardener of a large private estate has an infectious enthusiasm for the Alitex greenhouse he works in – and visits at least twice a day. His clear love of this relatively recent addition to the newly appointed walled garden is obvious in the way that the shelves are packed full of cuttings and flowers for twelve months a year.

3/4 span traditional bespoke greenhouse
Kew gardens diploma students on tour

Kew Diploma Student Tour with Alitex 2013

“The School of Horticulture at Kew has been described on many occasions as a ‘centre of excellence’ and as such is at the very heart of world-wide horticultural and botanical education. As a result, close links are maintained with many institutions...More >
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Bespoke strawberry gantry to go in greenhouse

Engineering Ideas from a Strawberry Loving Family

Mr Caster originally approached Alitex some years ago to help build a greenhouse that would have a large surface area without the associated higher ridge height. Working with Chris Sawyer and Mark Mawhinney from Alitex, the best and most economical...More >
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Bespoke freestanding Messenger greenhouse in Australia

Our First Greenhouse in Australia

Our first greenhouse in Australia is a bespoke Messenger structure. Our client decided on Chalkhill Blue because it is close to the colour of the shutters on the house and timber gates already in the garden. The Alitex assembly team selected for the...More >
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Alitex at Chelsea Flower Show

Alitex Veranda Canopy at Chelsea Flower Show

In our 60th birthday year, not only have we show cased our greenhouses on the Alitex Chelsea Flower Show stand , we have also had the opportunity to exhibit a long veranda canopy on the Gaze Burvill stand next door. The canopy is 4metres long and...More >
Tags: alitex, alitex conservatory, alitex veranada canopy, chelsea flower show, gaze burvill
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Alitex Open Day

Experts share top tips at the Alitex Gardeners' Question Time

We welcomed guests to our headquarters at Torberry last night, here to listen to the wisdom of our guest panellists, Tony Kirkham from The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew , Marina Christopher from Phoenix Perennials and Ann- Marie Powell , locally based...More >
Tags: alitex events. gardeners question time, kew, tony Kirkham, Marina Christopher, annmarie powell, garden design
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Alitex 60

Alitex' 60th Birthday - Where Has The Time Gone?

Once upon a time (in 1952) a young man called Frank Hagborg set up a greenhouse business in Station Road, Alton. He called it Byron Engineering. His vision was to make well designed and extremely functional aluminium greenhouses for growers -...More >
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