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Celebrity Vet Matt Brash Comes to Crane at Ne... - 6th February 2019

On Tuesday the 12th February, the Hillier Garden Centre in Newbury will play host to a very special guest. Celebrity Vet Matt Brash known for the popular ITV Series ‘Zoo Vet at Large’ will be visiting, to treat visitors to talks of the beloved bird life in our gardens and his own captivating experiences thanks to a lifetime of animal care.

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Crane Garden Buildings Opens Eighth Show Cent... - 5th February 2019

We are pleased to announce that we are adding another show site to our growing UK list, with the latest location being Cranleigh in Surrey. Today is our opening day of the site, which is based at the Notcutts Garden Centre just outside of the picturesque village itself.

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The January Frost in Norfolk - 24th January 2019

With the winter well and truly upon us here at our head-quarters in Norfolk, our show site buildings are looking very pretty indeed. Decorated with a sprinkling of frost, our range of timber buildings can be seen here proving that they look beautiful throughout the seasons and can withstand the elements thanks to their high-quality design and manufacturing methods.

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Customer Stories: Garden Shed gets a Glamorou... - 16th January 2019

Once again we have been lucky enough to receive some truly stunning images from a lovely customer of their product settled into their garden. One of our National Trust inspired Felbrigg sheds has been given a glamorous make-over and is now the ultimate chic-shed retreat for our creative customer.

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Nottingham Buildings Get a Makeover - 10th January 2019

Some of our stunning FSC® certified Scandinavian Redwood timber buildings were recently dressed by our local interior design team. Located at our Nottingham show centre, both our Morston Summerhouse and Burnham Studio have received a make-over that truly shows off what can be done with a little imagination. Designed and hand-crafted in Norfolk, all of our buildings are then delivered and assembled by our in-house installation teams. 

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A Cosy Christmas in our Pavilion Garden Room - 19th December 2018

With only a few more days to go until the most magical day of the year, we’ve been busy here at HQ creating the perfect Christmas atmosphere in our Pavilion Garden Room. Throughout the festive season, we believe that you can make the most of your Garden Building by making it an extension of your entertaining space, a games room for unruly teens and their friends, or even a magical grotto for the little ones.   

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Christmas Opening Hours 2018 - 17th December 2018

With the big day nearing, we would like to share with our customers the opening hours of our various show sites during the festive period. Up until Sunday 23rd December, it is possible for you to get in touch with us on 01760 444229 with any queries you may have. Alternatively, please find our various opening hours for each centre below: 

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Stand Up to Cancer Bake-Off at HQ - 7th December 2018

Last week at our HQ, we all expressed our inner Mary Berry in order to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer and have a little fun with our very own Crane Bake Off. Our office staff brought in everything from a Bakewell Tart emblazoned with the distinctive Crane logo, to savoury puff-pastry Vegan treats stuffed with sundried tomatoes and oregano. Thanks to the amazing effort put in by everyone, we managed to raise £404.63 for our Cancer Research UK.

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Showsite Closure – Friday 7th December - 4th December 2018

We wish to inform customers and visitors that all show sites will be closed this coming Friday, 7th December due to our annual company Christmas gathering. Business as usual will resume on Saturday 8th December, and any queries made on the Friday will be picked up during Saturday morning.

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Our Hero Roger drops 450ft for Chestnut Tree... - 28th November 2018

Last week on the 23rd November, our incredibly brave Senior Fitter, Roger, abseiled 450ft down the British Airways i360 tower in aid of Chestnut Tree House Hospice. Him and 39 other participants all made the terrifying leap of faith from the top of the tower along Brighton’s sea front, in what is called the Santa Night iDrop. 

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