Whether you are new to commercial growing and setting up your first, exciting new venture, or are a seasoned professional with years of experience under your belt, we can provide what you need. If our 24ft wide polytunnels are just the right size for your space then you are in the right location. Here, you can choose all the details of your tunnel, select the length required and make sure that you have everything that you need. You can find out exactly what is included in your purchase by clicking on 'What's In The Kit' and then go on to add any extras or accessories you require.
You will be astounded to discover how much you can save on your purchase. With our great bonus save deal the more you add on extras such as base rails, crop bars, sliding doors and staging options, the more you can save! There is no need for us to do the hard sell - as a commercial grower you know the importance of getting your growing area just right the first time. Buy your perfect polytunnel today and with no fuss or hassle, you will expand your growing venture in no time and bloom into the business you have always wanted to be.
The 24ft (7.32m) wide Polytunnel is another really versatile model, with sufficient width to make it suitable for cultivating almost any crop. The excellent side clearance and generous 9ft 10in (2.9m) height make it a popular choice with small to medium size nurseries. Access is also easy, thanks to the generous 7ft 6in (2.29m) opening at either end. And if you're concerned about snowload or wind resistance Crop Bars can be added. They are also ideal for suspending hanging baskets.
|Hoop Spacing||6ft (1.83m)|
|Overall Height||9ft 10in (2.92m)|
|Straight Side||4ft 6in (1.37m)|
|Head Room (15cm from side)||5ft 10in (1.77m)|
|Hoop Diameter||2in (50.8mm)|
|Steel Specification||Z35 Galv High Tensile|
|Door Opening Width||7ft 6in (2.29m)|
|Door Opening Height||7ft (2.13m)|
|Distance over Hoop||36ft 5in (11.13m)|
|Door Frame||4in x 2in (100mm x 47mm)|
|Inner Door||3in x 2in (75mm x 47mm)|
We have two construction guides for our 24ft Wide Polytunnel Model.
24TR for polytunnels who require the cover to be buried in a trench. 24BR for polytunnels that have Base Rails eliminating the requirement for digging a trench
If you are experiencing problems with your polytunnel construction, our construction team are available to answer your questions and help in whatever way they can. Simply call 01282 601253 on week days between 9am-5pm...PLUS weekend cover on 07801 601253, between 9am-5pm or contact us. Alternatively, you can visit our construction resources website at polytunnels.co.uk.
We haven’t stopped there, we know many people build their polytunnels at the weekend or over a bank holiday when our office is closed, so we have also produced a series of Polytunnel Construction Videos. This collection of videos can be viewed anytime, on your home computer, and even your phone for when you are in the thick of things constructing your polytunnel.
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What can I say, it is perfect for my requirements. The website enabled me to consider lots of different options so that I could specify to my exact requirements and budget.
The First Tunnel polytunnels are first class, expertly made and provide you with perfect growing conditions. They never move in the wind - and we live in a very windy area
We supply Timber Hinged Doors at each end, Anti Hot Spot Tape, and of course the Framework to support our 200 micron Smart Clear Polythene cover.
A trench will need to be dug around the perimeter of the Polytunnel to secure the structure in place. Don't under estimate how long & tiring, digging this trench can be - Eliminate the requirement of this trench by ordering Base Rails. This alternative 'Ground Fixing' method and other useful additions such as Sliding Doors, Ventilation, etc, can be added, please see our Optional Extras.
We’re a close-knit bunch of skilled professionals who take an enormous pride in the quality and versatility of our products, But we’re enthusiasts too - we use our own products, and that means we’ve introduced lots of improvements and innovations over the years…based on first-hand everyday practical experience. We work hand-in hand with top growing experts. We even have our own allotment for some seriously hands-on gardening, often accompanied by communal summer and winter barbecues because all work and no play would be very dull!
Reviewed by you, Followed by you, Liked by you and listened to by us. We have a strong online polytunnel community, 35k Facebook Fans, 10k Twitter Followers and over 3m YouTube Views. Our community of dedicated, passionate Polytunnel gardening friends, love to share their sowing tips, growing hints and harvesting secrets with each other. But more importantly for you, as a customer or a potential customer, you can post your comments in all their glory or gory details. Come and join the Polytunnel family.
Our six man construction team has a wealth of polytunnel construction knowledge and are more than happy to share tips and advice with any of our customers. Many of the team have been quite literally 'hands on' developing the First Tunnels vast array of construction videos and in depth instruction guides. Our construction team are available to answer your questions and help in whatever way they can. Simply call 01282 601253 on week days between 9am-5pm...PLUS weekend cover on 07801 601253, between 9am-5pm.
We are proud of our products and the time that we have put in to making sure that all our products are first class. We understand that purchasing a polytunnel is a considerable investment, and whilst we have lots of help and advice on this site, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and blog pages many people like to compare and contrast before they commit their hard earned cash to buying. To this end we have compiled a list of the most common questions and provide 10 top reasons why First Tunnels Polytunnels is the top choice.
Part of the fun of owning a polytunnel is picking the brains of people who really know how to make the most of the real growing potential. So we're making it easy for you...with some of the best brains in the business! This site now includes features, produced exclusively for First Tunnels by Andy McKee and Mark Gatter - best-selling authors of 'How to grow food in your Polytunnel' and 'The Polytunnel Handbook'. We also have videos from BBC’s Gardeners’ Question Time presenter, Paul Peacock. We also have a host of growing guides from Sam Youd, presenter & judge for the Royal Horticultural Society & Tatton Park Head Gardener.
What better way to learn about company dependability, product quality and customer service than to hear it straight from other consumers? By giving customers the opportunity to share their First Tunnels shopping experience, we believe this is the best reflection of our companies’ product and service. To help reinforce credibility, popularity and reputation, we have subscribed to not one, not two...but THREE independent review companies. We value all feedback, good, bad or ugly and hope to build a long lasting relationship with our customer, through our high quality products and friendly service, to ensure they do not hesitate to order again and again with First Tunnels in the future.