Victorian Greenhouse Design

At Alitex we have an extensive history of designing and building a beautiful range of Victorian greenhouses.

Working on both personal and professional projects, our design expertise ensures we can create traditional Victorian custom-made greenhouses that fits exactly to your specification.

We will visit you at your home, or the site where you want the greenhouse to be located, to discuss your requirements.

The design will consider what you want to grow, how big you want the structure and the architectural perspective. We will also discuss any other requirements you may have for your traditional greenhouse, including: heating, water, electricity and accessories.

CAD Designed Victorian Greenhouse

The Design Team use CAD (computer-aided design) software, which allows the greenhouse to be designed to the most detailed specification. Attention to detail is palpable in every aspect, from the cast aluminum spandrels to the cresting and finials. From these 3D drawings, the necessary information is produced to aid manufacture. With the CAD’s accuracy and repeatability, quality assurance is present throughout the entire process.

Alitex Design Team Drawings

Greenhouse Site Visit

Our experienced Sales Representatives will visit you at home, or on site, to provide a one-to-one consultation. They will observe your designated space, the environment of the location and discuss your growing requirements. find out more about our USA Representative Joe Hickson.

Custom Greenhouse Pricing

The size, design and layout of your greenhouse will determine the price of your aluminum structure.

After our representative has visited your site and the design details have been discussed, you will be sent several artistic renderings that display a variety of possible ideas. The artistic renderings will be accompanied with prices, allowing you to select the more favorable option to move forward with.

Bespoke Artistic Rendering of an Alitex greenhouse

Siting Your Victorian Greenhouse

You may know exactly where you want to site your Victorian style greenhouse, or you may be seeking advice on which spot will provide you with the ideal temperatures and sun exposure.

Many factors contribute to building your traditional greenhouse in the ideal location:

  • Consider what you want to grow, how much light and heat is required to create the right growing environment
  • Think about how much you want to be able to grow and what size your site can accommodate
  • Observe the site relative to the position of the sun’s path from East to West
  • Consider the proximity of large trees around the site
  • Survey the soil and levelness of the ground to see if it is suitable to accommodate the building works and foundations for your greenhouse
  • Look at the surroundings of the site; see if it has enough shelter to protect against all weather conditions
  • Factor in how far the greenhouse would be from your house and how often you would be popping to and from to harvest vegetables and herbs to use in your kitchen
  • Examine the possibility of getting power and water to the structure, for heating and lighting your greenhouse during the darker and colder seasons

Get in touch today to discuss with our greenhouse designers your dreams of a luxury Victorian style greenhouse.

What our clients say

“I am confident giving both a professional recommendation of the Alitex products and a personal recommendation. Not withstanding the current partnership, I have been recommending Alitex Greenhouses for years.”

Greg Redwood, Head of Great
Glasshouses, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Get in touch with us

If you would like to request a catalog or discuss your project in more detail with one of our US-based expert greenhouse designers please contact us.


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