About Us

The Wooden Garden Obelisk Company

We are a family business owned and run by Colin & Kay Thompson and have been making Wooden Garden Obelisks and Planters since 2012, hand crafting wooden garden products in our workshop based in Suffolk.

Address: The Wooden Garden Obelisk Company, Unit 5 Tuddenham Hall, Tuddenham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP6 9DD

Contact: 01728 684433

Visitors: by appointment


Made in Britain - Registered member

All of our wooden garden obelisks and planters are made in our Suffolk workshop.


Digital Brochure

You can download a PDF document copy of our company brochure

Approved Fabricator of Accoya Timber

January 2016 The Wooden Garden Obelisk Company an approved fabricator of Accoya Timber.

Approved Accoya Joinery Manufacturer​​​​​​​

Wooden Garden Obelisks & Planters

We offer Oak obelisksPainted Obelisks and Wooden Garden Planters made to order with the choice of 'any colour' including RAL codes from Farrow & Ball and Little Greene Paint Company. We also offer other paint or wood finishes upon request.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Wooden Garden Obelisk show stand at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 includes wooden garden planters
We have been regular exhibitors at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, exhibiting since 2015

Below is a list of RHS Flower Shows where have exhibited Wooden Garden Obelisks and Planters

Reviews on Google

If you would like to read what a selection of our customers say, both about our service and the quality of our Accoya Obelisks & Planters then please follow the link, where you will be able to read them.

Reviews for The Wooden Garden Obelisk Company submitted by customers to Google

Environmental Benefits of Accoya​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Accoya wood offers you an environmentally compatible, durable wood that can be used with confidence in outdoor applications and will last for many, many years. Accoya wood forms an effective barrier to insect attack; it is indigestible to microorganisms and insects and therefore more durable to wood-destroying fungi and virtually rot-proof.

The Accoya wood manufacturing process is Non Toxic and adds nothing to the wood that does not naturally occur.

Class 1 durability with a 25 year timber guarantee against rot or decay in ground contact.

Accoya is 100% environmentally friendly FSC sourced timber ideal for garden use - unlike lower cost 'treated timber'.

For more information please visit the Accoya Website following the link below.​​​​​​​



Accoya - Timber Warranty

Accoya has a written warranty for its durability and long life.

This Warranty is exclusive to the original purchaser of Accoya® wood, plus the original owner of any structure on which the Accoya® wood is installed and the next owner of that structure. It is non-transferrable or assignable to any other person.

View Accoya Warranty online


Sustainable Timber FSC

All the timber that we use, Oak, Accoya and Medite Tricoya Extreme panels are FSC sourced and are fully traceable

Genuine Paints

We only use the highest quality, environmentally friendly water based paints exterior paint, including those from Farrow & Ball and the Little Greene Paint Company.

Each painted obelisk is hand painted with a priming undercoat and a minimum of 3 top coats in the colour of your choice. Whenever 'wood stain' has been chosen for the "paint finish" 2 or 3 coats will be applied, as required to achieve a satisfactory finish. Wood stain finish will have areas that have some translucency where the timber will show through. 

All obelisks and planters are painted within our temperature controlled paint booth to ensure that the painting process is carried out within the correct temperature range, as required by the paint manufacturers guidelines.



We will contact customers to make the delivery arrangements, to ensure that the delivery is arranged on a suitable date. We will ask you to provide a contact telephone number for use on delivery day, mobile number is preferred.
Whenever possible we will delivery Wooden Garden Obelisks and Planters using our own delivery van and driver. On other occasions we will use 24 hour or 48 hour Parcelforce Express Large Parcel service, with the obelisk being carefully packaged using large twin wall heavy duty, 2 part telescopic cardboard box.

When we carry out the delivery using our own delivery van, we use reusable cotton blankets to wrap each Obelisk or Planter.


UK Delivery - ParcelForce

On occasions, we use ParcelForce delivery service. When your obelisk or planter order is ready for delivery we will contact you and ask for you to provide your choice of preferred delivery date, Monday - Friday, after which we will book the collection of the obelisks or planters using either the 24 or 48 hour express delivery service, with delivery planned for the agreed delivery date. If you require Saturday delivery, this can be arranged at an additional cost, of which you will be notified at the time (payment for Saturday delivery must be made prior to delivery​​​​​​​.

Whenever we contact you to make arrangements for Parcelforce to deliver your order, we would advise you to choose a convenient date when you are planning to be 'at home'.

Worldwide Shipping

We can ship our Obelisks and Planters Worldwide using our specialist shipping provider.​​​​​​​ the obelisks or planters will be packaged and or crated onto wooden pallets as required.