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From the inside, a dome of my own

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Memories from Bruce Cowan, Chairman and founder of Solardome Industries Bruce continues reminiscing with us, sharing his thoughts on why the geodesic structure is best for growing and why having his own Solardome® glass house dome was one of his best decisions. A lot of your early customers were to domestic gardeners. Is the geodesic […]

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Domes integral to Eco Centre success

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Wellacre Academy’s innovative Eco Centre features three Solardome® glasshouses – two SOLARDOME® Capellas and a SOLARDOME® Vega. It opened in 2011 and immediately won the prestigious International Green Apple award for the Built Environment. Two years on, we visited the Eco Centre and spent an afternoon with Richard Asha, Teacher of Science and Ecology, to […]

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An Interview with Steve Williams, Oasis Community Project

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‘We love our community Solardome® glasshouse’ We recently visited the Oasis Community Project on the Kilton Estate in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Home to a SOLARDOME® Retreat, the community project unites people of all ages in the local area in caring for their environment and creating an oasis of green space. Steve Williams, project leader of the […]

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The SOLARDOME® POD chilli farm experiment

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Where will my chillies grow best? Chilli peppers dominate the world spice trade. There are about 25 species in the genus Capsicum and they originate from Central and South America. They come in many varieties, offering a wide array of colours and sizes and a range of heat and flavours – from mild and sweet […]

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Looking good for another 23 years

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Refurbishing an old dome, giving it a new lease of life Solardome Industries Ltd was formed in 1995, however the original Solardome glasshouses date back to 1969. As the majority of these domes are still standing today, I get occasional calls for replacement parts, ranging from new hinges and door handles to full renovation. If […]

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