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4.8m hazel dome - Shelter pack

4.8m hazel dome - Shelter pack

Regular price £855.00 £598.50 on offer!

Please note:
Ships to mainland UK only.


Everything you need to build a complete 4.8m diameter hazel dome; a great base for a fruit or brassica cage.


Shelter cover and two additional long sticks to create a nice open-sided shelter:

Great for creating a shaded area in a garden, a shelter for outdoor activities, eg. Forest Schools and Cubs / Scouts, and also creates a really nice 'stand' for promotional events.

Comes with the ball connectors already screwed on, so you can start building your dome straight away.

Introductory offer: 30% off!

      What's included:

      4.8m hazel dome:
      6x    5-way hubs and metal work
      20x  6-way hubs and metal work
      30x  Short sticks with ball connectors screwed on
      35x  Long sticks with ball connectors screwed on
      10x   stainless steel base feet
      20x  10" galvanised nails / ground pegs


      Shelter pack:
      1x    cover
      25x  hanging eyelets (provide attachment points for the cover)
      2x    long sticks to create opening adaptation


      Creating the shelter:

      Creating the open side in the dome:
      • Build the full 4.8m dome as you would normally.
      • Try to get the base ring as circular as you can, to help with the fit of the cover.
      • Secure the base hubs that will still be retained after the open section is removed - the structure will be weak with the base being secured!
      • Remove the hubs and sticks whilst supporting the horizontal stick at the top of the opening.
      • Insert the two long sticks at either side of the opening.

      Orientating and attaching the cover:
      • Open the cover out and find the obvious 'corners'.
      • Attach these to the hubs at the bottom left and right of the opening.
      • Another good check is that the hooks in the base are attached with elastic rather than woven (non stretchy) webbing.
      • Next connect the topmost hook, then the next pentagon out.
      • Then connect the hooks to the base ring.
      • Finally connect the remaining hooks.
      • At some points you'll need one person to push from the inside, whilst someone on the outside connects the hook into the eyelet.


      Cover details:

      • 250gsm Polycotton (65% Polyester, 35% Cotton).
      • PU2000mm waterproof coating.
      • Seams stitched using expanding thread to help reduce leaks.
      • Teflon coating; anti-rot, anti-corrosion, anti-fouling, oil-proofing, water repellant.
      • Fire-retardancy; part of manufacturing process, not applied as a coating.
      • UV protection.

      Maintenance and care:
      We'd recommend taking the cover down over autumn / winter, or if there is going to be a prolonged period of rain / dampness.
      • Brush off dirt when dry. 
      • Use a damp cloth and lukewarm water to clean more stubborn stains.
      • The teflon coating will help to make dirt and marks easier to remove.
      • Re-proofing; consider spray-on treatments, note that some options may affect flammability.
      • If packing away, ensure the cover is dry before putting it back in the bag.


      Please note:
      Ships to mainland UK only.

      Delivery in 5-7 working days.