Who are we?

Foster and Pearson Established in 1841

Foster and Pearson was originally established in 1841, and soon acquired an enviable reputation as the leading manufacturer of the finest range of glasshouses and coldframes. Due to popular demand the company has been re-established in Sussex, their products being faithful to the Victorian originals in every detail, including the use of specially manufactured iron castings. Cast iron staging, coldframes, automated ventilation, ground source heating are amongst the products available to compliment the glasshouses.

The glasshouses are available in clear span, three quarter span and lean-to-designs in a variety of carefully selected timbers. All fixings are either stainless steel, brass or bronze, and the castings are produced in resin moulds to ensure even the finest detailing is captured.

Many Foster and Pearson glasshouses are still giving pleasure after over 100 years continuous service proving their unsurpassed reputation for longevity and quality.

Restoration and conservation projects are undertaken by the company which include work through the Heritage Lottery Fund. Spare castings and mouldings are available to those wishing to undertake restoration work.

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Although the majority of our customers are private individuals, heritage lottery funded and other similar works have been commissioned. Click here to view our work


The basic designs of glasshouses are clear span, three quarter span and lean to. The free standing clear span design gives the greatest depth relative to overall height, more ...

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How are they made?

Foster and Pearson Ltd is the only company still faithfully producing glasshouses to the original Victorian design and specification. more ...