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Canvas cleaning
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The Canvas Cleaning Company
07855 229568

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The Canvas Cleaning Company is a commercial laundry in Somerset specialising in repairing, washing and waterproofing canvas structures. The team has developed a system with a qualified chemist. Cutting-edge technology and specially formulated products give outstanding results with a waterproofing agent that offers unbeatable protection. Machines have individually designed programmes to get the very best results for each and every item and a seamstress with over 30 years’ experience carries out repairs.

A subsidiary of boutique camping hire company Wild Hare Events, the largest supplier of Lotus Belle tents in the UK, the team understands the importance of beautifully clean, professionally waterproofed tents.



Wigwam Holidays
0131 450 7126

When Nick Gilmour’s father died, he and his wife Airin made the decision to take over the family deer farm in Fife, Scotland. It was a steep learning curve for the couple but they loved working on the land and enjoyed being outside. As many will be all too aware however, farming is not always the best business for those seeking a comfortable and secure financial return. Looking at ways to diversify their income, they soon decided glamping was a sector that suited both their love of the outdoors and their beautiful site.

Though the glamping market has been growing at a substantial pace for some time, Nick and Airin knew that to really get the most from the enterprise, while still having enough time to work on the farm, they would have to partner with an established and experienced brand that could offer them a franchise with proven success. They found Wigwam Holidays at an agricultural show and knew immediately it was just what they were looking for – a business with 30 years’ experience in the industry and a core purpose in line with their own – to provide great holidays in the great outdoors. And the fact that Nick and Airin have just had their busiest summer yet and now ‘earn money while they sleep’ is an added bonus.



Wood burning stoveBoutique Camping
0203 319 1315

Introducing the newest addition to Boutique Camping’s wood burning stove collection. This pizza stove’s unique design not only acts as a heat solution in almost any environment but offers multiple cooking abilities too.

Fuelled by wood, charcoal or fire lighters, and reaching heats of 400°, the upper oven cooks perfect 12” pizzas in just four minutes using a non-stick cordierite stone

Lightweight and portable, the stove can be used outside and inside tents (with a stove hole installation) making it extremely versatile. Designed for simultaneous cooking, the stove top is perfect for frying, the grills to warm or toast, and the naked flame to roast marshmallows!



Timberspecs UK
01580 211800

Timberspecs UK produces quality timber log cabins and mobile homes supplied anywhere in Europe. All buildings are well insulated, double glazed and have a range of roof cladding options including felt shingles, tiles and slate.

The team of professional craftsmen design and build single or double storey structures to a customers’ own designs in any size or shape. All buildings are pre-constructed at the factory to ensure elements fit perfectly and arrive on site with a team of specialist installers.

The log cabins can be built in any of a wide range of solid log options: 92mm square pine log laminated, 200mm square log laminated, 220mm solid pine log (square or round), and 250mm solid round log. 20 design configurations are already available on request. The round log options give a very traditional log-cabin look and still meet all current building regulations.

Timberspecs UK also provides a range of budget cabins to a set design with nine configurations to choose from. They are easy to self-build within 5-6 hours with minimal basic tools and can even be linked together due to the nature of their design and panel construction. They are fully insulated with uPVC joinery. Interiors can either be tongue and groove or plasterboard. Prices include delivery.

Finance available from Bothwick Finance including unsecured loans, asset finance and equity release.



Life Under CanvasLife Under Canvas
07968 783325

With 2021 set to be the year of the staycation, demand for outdoor accommodation is at an all-time high.

If you are in the camping or glamping business, Life Under Canvas Made for Trade tents are perfect for pop-up campsites, events, weddings and festivals. An ideal solution for anyone looking for rental or professional use, tents have fire retardancy to BS7837 plus extra features to provide you with a tough hardwearing glamping structure.

The Trade Tents have been exclusively designed by and manufactured for Life Under Canvas. Made from 320gsm 100 per cent cotton canvas, they have a reinforced four layer top, further reinforcement above the door pole, poles with secured stoppers, all rebar pegs, a white section on label, an extra large bag with reinforced handles and a set of spares with every tent.

Contact the friendly customer service team to discuss discounts for bulk purchases.



Glampsan solutionsGlampsan
0800 999 6010

There are lots of different toilet, sink and washing facilities you can offer guests on a glamping site. But which is the best for you and your customers?

Glampsan supplies an “evolution” of toilet and waste handling solutions. At one end of the spectrum, choose from composting, separating and low volume flush toilets. Once you have a toilet solution in place, you may need waste collection tanks – above or below ground – to capture grey and black water for later removal by a waste collection company. Alternatively, you might need a sewage lifting station or pump to move waste across your site. And finally, at the top end of the range, you might consider a sewage treatment plant.

So, whether you’re a start-up company or looking to upgrade your waste facilities, Glampsan has a solution.



Wind turbineFuturEnergy
01789 450280

The wind can be an ideal source of energy for a glampsite in a rural location or at an outdoor event as a power supply. At 5.5m/s with a clean air site, the Airforce1 wind turbine could produce an estimated 1100kw per year, so if the average wind speed is more than 5.5m/s this is all the better.

FuturEnergy’s Made in Britain units are manufactured using stainless steel for the parts that are exposed to salt air to protect against corrosion at seaside locations. The tower kits have screw in anchors, so no concrete required, and they can be a temporary structure.

For those not so sunny days and through the winter months, wind can work with solar as a hybrid system using the Airforce1 to help redress the balance and power requirement. Will the Airforce be with you?!



The Green Pod CompanyThe Green Pod Company
01962 777362

The Green Pod Company is a specialist in the conversion and fabrication of glamping pods and bespoke engineering projects. The team’s goal is to create a product for the glamping market which offers not only an excellent return on investment, but a luxurious space for guests to enjoy.

The expanding pod has become extremely popular over the last 12 months, not just for the glamping sector but recently as BSL Class 2 laboratories for the NHS to fight Covid on the front line. The base pod, whether a laboratory or a glamping pod, is built to an extremely high standard, giving you a product which you can trust in whatever the weather or location.

The Green Pod Company offers the market a product which is going to stand the test of time and provide a valuable, movable commodity which can easily be re-located, and set up in less than two hours.



Glamping innovationsGlamping Innovations
07515 653823 / 03333 447566

With its contemporary form, the DOF Arcade brings innovation to the world of glamping. The design is developed with high quality architecture and seamlessly connects to the contemporary needs of the modern glamping guest. It owes its dynamic shape to the special roof, which makes it surprisingly pleasant to look at. An exceptional eye-catcher on every glamping site.

The special terrace roof, which partly covers the terrace, ensures guests can stay outside, sheltered on a hot summer’s day as well as late at night. The extra large terrace itself offers enough room for a whole family to enjoy.

Focused on the outdoors through the enormous living space on the raised wooden terrace, it is perfectly balanced with a luxurious interior featuring a comfortable bathroom and well-equipped kitchen. Options include a cosy wood-burning stove installed on the terrace.

With a steel frame, the Arcade is extremely strong and its round shape delivers a high wind and snow load capacity. The roof is made of 660 grams fire retardant M2 certified PVC and the inner tent of high quality Ten Cate canvas (KA-46).

With a total of 65m2, the Arcade provides plenty of accommodation for two to six people.



Stacks of moneySME Funding UK
01223 848844

Do you need business finance? Not sure where to go? SME Funding UK can help. An ethical, independent, commercial finance broker authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, SME helps clients around the maze of finance options to select the right product, from the right lender, for the right reasons.

Whether you need finance for a vehicle, equipment, property, cashflow or even a start-up, SME should be able to help. If you would like a free of charge, no obligation chat about what options may be open to you, please get in touch with Henry.

“There were many challenges and intricacies with our case that made it highly complex,” says client Tom Munt. “This did not phase Henry and he dealt with each and every one of them with professionalism and positivity. In all my years in business I have not come across a broker/consultant with more integrity or determination.”

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