Zest Dorset Arbour with Storage Box
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The Zest Dorset Arbour is a fully pressure treated, seated arbour made from Tongue and Groove cladding with small diamond trellis sections.
The bench seat of this arbour is hinged at the rear and folds up to reveal a hidden storage space. The added hidden storage under the seat is a very useful addition to the arbour.
The gently curved shape of the roof is made by the fascia, the roof is made from overlapping boards.
|External Width (max)||1568mm - 5' 2"|
|External Depth (max)||670mm - 2' 2"|
|External Height (max)||1995mm - 6' 7"|
|Footprint Width||1300mm - 4' 3"|
|Footprint Depth||600mm - 2' 0"|
|Ridge Height||1995mm - 6' 7"|
|Framing Width||70mm - 0' 3"|
|Framing Depth||45mm - 0' 2"|
Note: All imperial sizes stated are approximate, rounded to the nearest inch.
|Cladding||Shiplap and Trellis|
|Roof Material||10mm Rounded Edge|
|Wall Material||10mm Shiplap and 8mm Trellis|
|Cladding Material||Shiplap and Trellis|
Assembly & Care
|Installation||Self-assembly by customer|
|Persons to Assemble||2|
|Typical Assembly Time||1 to 2 Hours|
|Fits Through Door (78x30 inch)||Yes|
|Annual Treatment||Not required|
Useful To Know
|Warranty||10 Year Anti-rot|
|Recommended Use||Leisure & relaxation|
|Includes||Full instructions and fixings|
|Excludes||Ground-based fixings & assembly|
Our product specifications are given in good faith but can be subject to manufacturer change without notice. Should an attribute be of essense to your purchase, please feel free to contact us first for confirmation.
The Zest Dorset Arbour with Storage Box is delivered from central UK stocks held by Zest4Leisure. Depending on product size, one of two established carriers will undertake home delivery.
Typically, a 7.5 ton lorry will deliver. This will reach most locations an average car can. On occasion, a smaller 3.5 ton vehicle may be used for smaller items.
Unloading will take place at the kerb-side or onto your adjacent driveway. Vehicles will not leave the public highway. A driver may be willing to carry the goods into your garden at their own discretion. Goods cannot be carried through your home, therefore if necessary please arrange some extra help privately.
This product benefits from a free delivery service within mainland England, Wales and Southern Scotland. The above postcode checker will confirm this for you.
Delivery will typically be made within the period quoted on this product. For larger products, the carrier will call and book in a convenient delivery date. For smaller products, a delivery date will be provided by email from the carrier, which will include a reference to allow online tracking.
Less frequently serviced locations may be subject to an extended delivery period of up to an additional 7 days. These distant locations include the Scottish Highlands.
Zest4Leisure deliver across mainland Great Britain. Therefore, for this product we are unable to service; Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Northern Ireland and all of the Scottish Islands.
Due to additional delivery zone fees, certain Scottish Highlands locations (Zone B) can only be serviced at a distant surcharge (at cost). The above post code checker can confirm if a surcharge will apply.
These locations include:
Zone B = Scottish Highlands (AB, IV, KW, FK19-21, PA36, PA38-40, PH17-26, PH30-41) at £14.99
For a limited range of bulky and/or extra-heavy products (gazebos and large furniture sets) to Zone B, the employment of a dedicated carrier at considerable additional cost is necessary. Such products can only therefore be serviced to Zone B locations at a bespoke Zone C rate of at least £149.99*. (*Zone C availability and cost confirmed on order receipt).
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- Made from high quality, pressure treated timber
- FSC certified timber from managed resources
- Shiplap tongue & groove walls
- Diamond trellis topped walls
- 10 Year Anti-rot Warranty
- Hidden storage compartment below the seat
10 Year Anti-Rot Warranty
An assurance from the manufacturer that their timber product, if maintained according to their re-treatment policy, will resist rot within a 10 year period.
The Forest Stewardship Council promote responsible forest management. The manufacturer will have used FSC certified timber from managed resources.
Wood is placed into an airtight tank, by vacuum the air is replaced with preservative. This penetrates deep into the pores. This superior process extends lifespan allowing in-ground use.
Shiplap Tongue & Groove
A tongue & groove jointed boarding offering a smooth planed finish. Each upper face is shaped with a shallow curve to offer a shiplap, overlapping appearance.
When an open cladding is formed from securing timber rails or battens across one another, in a spaced diagonal or square arrangement, this we call Trellis. Ideal for decorative purposes.
4 out of 5 Colin Morton, TN61EN East Sussex.
Tuesday 11th August 2020
The first delivery of the product had apparent broken or splits to the structure, all seen before unpacking.The unit was also wrong in so much that it was a combinatIon of two different Arbors. However, having reported this back to the sales team, it was collected within two days and the correct one delivered about two- three days after that. Product: fairly easy to assemble but did not have pilot holes in any of the structure to ease the screw fixing. The storage box does let in water as the slats of the seat area and the front of the box are not tongue and grooved together. The Arbor sits well on the patio and we think it a reasonable acquisition for the price paid
5 out of 5 Heidi, Southampton .
Tuesday 28th July 2020
Arbour came with easy to follow instructions, it’s sturdy and comfy. Best to paint it before construction. Looks fabulous in our back garden, my favourite place to grab a few peaceful moments.
5 out of 5 Veronica , Hamilton Scotland .
Sunday 26th July 2020
Great service love it! Was build in a couple of hours, would recommended
5 out of 5 Sue Deary , Bridgend.
Sunday 19th July 2020
I love the arbour it fits in my garden perfectly and the storage seat is an added bonus!
4 out of 5 Mike Cronin, RICKMANSWORTH.
Saturday 20th June 2020
Very happy with the overall product, a couple of the pieces were slightly warped and needed "a bit of help" to get them to fit, and a few more screws would have been handy as I had to use more than supplied. Otherwise very happy with the finished product.
4 out of 5 Anne Grant, Perth.
Monday 15th June 2020
After initially being delivered with 2 damaged panels which were replaced within 3 weeks we got the arbour built tho not the easiest of jobs. Would have been helpful to have had marking as to where fixings were to be. Had a lot of guesswork and a few extra drill holes before getting secure fixings. Now built it is a sturdy lovely addition to our garden.
5 out of 5 Howard, Bedale.
Friday 04th October 2019
Arrived as advised. Easy to assemble on my own and looks great.
5 out of 5 DJ Carlsen-Browne , Wales .
Thursday 25th July 2019
Couldn't be more pleased with the Arbour. Well made, good design and well priced. And delivery prompt.
4 out of 5 Christine Johnson, Leighton Buzzard.
Friday 19th July 2019
Pre delivery service very good. One complete package missing, ie only 2 packages delivered. Outstanding package delivered within a couple of days.
Some parts quite warped, particularly seat back, therefore difficult to construct. Floor panel does not fit accurately, leaving a gap along the front side. Overall pleased with the item.
3 out of 5 Sue winters, Scottish Borders.
Sunday 23rd June 2019
Great looking arbour which was reasonably easy to assemble. Shame there were no existing pilot holes as this made the assembly process more complicated. Also noticed that the storage area is not waterproof.
5 out of 5 raymond carter, scarborough.
Tuesday 28th May 2019
An asset to the garden. I built it solo in under 3 hours. Instructions were easy. And also your price was the cheapest on the market
4 out of 5 Linda Gaywood, Dagenham RM10 8XP.
Thursday 23rd May 2019
Good value for money. Excellent with the storage space. Only problem is when put together I wanted to paint it and couldn’t get to the bits behind the backrest without difficulty. Overall a good buy.
5 out of 5 Philip Hughes, Worcester.
Thursday 09th May 2019
Very good item would recommend, easy to assemble
3 out of 5 Irene Cavanagh, Wigan wn6 0uw .
Friday 01st March 2019
Delivery was fast, but one side panel was warped, so had trouble putting it up. Had to get chap back to try and rectify it best he could.
5 out of 5 stephen jordan, north yorkshire.
Monday 17th December 2018
Product excellent, very good quality. Only downside was that I did not have enough screws
5 out of 5 Miss Karajz, Bedfordshire .
Tuesday 09th October 2018
Excellent product, arrived on time. No issues putting up, a two person project. Looks lovely in my garden. Would recommend.
5 out of 5 J.Springthorpe, Leicester.
Sunday 02nd September 2018
Excellent service. Arrived when expected. Product easy to assemble but required an extra pair of hands but that could be due to the fact that we are in our late 70's. Very pleased with how it looks and will certainly keep your website in mind if requiring any other garden products.
5 out of 5 Linda, Hull.
Wednesday 18th July 2018
Love our new arbour, husband put it together on his own, plenty of room under the seat for storage, excellent company very efficient I would definately order from them again x
5 out of 5 Peter Appleton, Lee on the Solent.
Friday 13th July 2018
Package arrived and following the instructions the complete structure was in place inside three hours - very pleased. Thanks
4 out of 5 Vicky, Leicestershire.
Wednesday 04th July 2018
I'm pleased with it, now its up, and my friends have admired it. But when it was delivered I was a little disappointed as the wood was damp, looked a little 'unfinished" and 3 pieces had cracks in. Having said that, once I contacted one garden, they explained the dampness was probably down to the wood being impregnated with preservative, and they immediately sent 3 new panels without question. So top marks for customer service. Finally - I would not have been able to put this up myself, as there are no screw holes marked or drilled. The instructions were good, but you definitely need an element of DIY skills. so only buy it if you can do it, or know someone who can. It is not like an cupboard flat pack.
5 out of 5 Ron Doyle, Bedford.
Tuesday 19th June 2018
Package arrived on time. Well packed. Easy instructions. Simple to assemble. Once painted and assembled, positioned and used. Dog loves to take it over.
3 out of 5 Vernon Lenthall, Barry.
Tuesday 19th June 2018
Arrived in 3 boxes - well packed and protected. Trial inspection and assembly carried out prior to delivery to recipient for birthday. This was worthwhile as it revealed a number of minor faults - batten for storage box misaligned - staples securing base had missed their target completely - small hinges securing seat panel were very loose - actually an inadequate size. An otherwise good product let down by final quality control
4 out of 5 J Hoile, Cambridgeshire.
Monday 11th June 2018
Item arrived when promised but the seat was damaged. A replacement was sent but took 6 days. Easy to assemble once the holes were inserted. Roof assembly found to leak when raining and water penetrates the seat so nothing can be put in the box area unless waterproof. Quality control could be improved but value for money otherwise.
5 out of 5 John, Lydd.
Friday 08th June 2018
Excellent value for money. No problems with self assembly, fairly solid & heavy, just help required to move to final position. No hesitation in recommending.
4 out of 5 Ann Thillainadarajah, 10 Alpine Way, Northampton, NN5 6PR.
Monday 04th June 2018
I was satisfied with the Dorset arbour, although in some places the woodwork seems to be a bit rough.
4 out of 5 Slee, East Anglia.
Tuesday 29th May 2018
Arrived promptly when expected. Instructions very clear helped by photographs. Product was in good condition but slight gap in roof panel and crack on edging. Fitted together well. Good value.
5 out of 5 Dave Kippax, South Shields.
Monday 28th May 2018
Easy order, arrived quickly and within time frame. Simple to follow instructions and easily assembled to form a sturdy piece of attractive garden furniture. Highly recommended.
5 out of 5 A.E. Jones, West Yorkshire .
Sunday 27th May 2018
5 out of 5 S Keeler , Norfolk.
Monday 21st May 2018
We are extremely happy with the arbour. All our friends love it too!
4 out of 5 Jan Hutchinson, Boston, Lincs.
Monday 21st May 2018
The Dorset Arbour was an Xmas present from my mum and it's only this week I've managed to put it together! It's a good solid item, not a flimsy thing and good value for money. It would've been helpful if the screw holes had been pre drilled, as I wasn't expecting to drill the holes and found it difficult at times, especially as the wood was very hard in places. I also had great difficulty in getting the bottom part of the storage box in place and had to take the small front panel off, but I got there in the end! Now it's in place, it looks lovely and is comfy to sit on, even without a cushion, so I'm a happy bunny.
4 out of 5 Hibberd, Beckenham .
Saturday 12th May 2018
Our garden seat was easy to assemble and the storage box under the seat is a good size. Great value for money and delivered on time. We are very pleased
4 out of 5 Christine, west sussex.
Wednesday 25th April 2018
Arrived on time but there was some damage to several parts, mainly split wood. Instructions were unclear and on poor quality photocopied paper. Pleased with end result due to persistence of my construction team.
5 out of 5 Fran, South West.
Sunday 22nd April 2018
Fast delivery. One side panel was slightly damaged but a new replacement panel was despatched immediately. Excellent customer service. A good quality solid timber arbour. Good size with useful storage seat. Would recommend.
5 out of 5 h. thomson, ayrshire.
Wednesday 11th April 2018
Perfect for our needs. Relatively easy to erect. Looks good when finished.
5 out of 5 geoff howard, milton keynes.
Sunday 08th April 2018
Looks good and only took an hour to construct, only one problem, the back rest was cockeyed and needed to be restated, but apart from that, very happy.
5 out of 5 michael j maycock, coventry.
Monday 02nd April 2018
Excellent item, it was delivered on time with a very helpful driver who was pleased to place the packed arbour where I wanted. The arbour itself was well made and easy to assemble, the finlshed article looked so impressive, one bit of advice it is very heavy and really needs two persons. I cannot fault it and good value.
5 out of 5 Mr.I.Hanson, Morecambe,Lancashire..
Wednesday 14th March 2018
Being a retired joiner l used more screws here and there. I also put extra bearers to give the base of the storage box extra strength. l also mastic gunned the roof overlaps with clear mastic and did the same with the gaps in the seat section because of water getting in. Overall l am quite happy with the unit. (ONE GARDEN COMMENT: Thank you for your feedback. From the enhancements you've made you certainly now have your own deluxe model!)
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