Business

Northamptonshire business clocks up decades at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Northamptonshire business clocks up decades at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

A Northamptonshire summerhouse manufacturer will once again be exhibiting at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show meaning it has had a presence at the world-famous horticultural event for more than four decades. Scotts of Thrapston manufactures, supplies and installs timber summerhouses and garden buildings. Scotts will be exhibiting five summerhouses at Chelsea, showing the main standard models; Burghley, Newhaven Corner Summerhouse, Sun Ray Garden Room, Baltimore and Balmoral. Scotts of Thrapston is a family business established …

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Construction

Growing trend for timber car barns, says manufacturer

Growing trend for timber car barns, says manufacturer

A Northamptonshire manufacturer predicts a growing trend in 2019 for luxury housing developers to remove the traditional brick-built garage from their plans in favour of bespoke timber car barns. Scotts of Thrapston, specialists in the manufacture and installation of timber framed buildings, says it has seen considerably more activity in the last two to three years from high-end housing developers and builders. Richard Jarvis, spokesman for Scotts of Thrapston, said: “Developers are moving away from …

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