Polytunnel Greenhouses

polytunnels greenhouses APR

This polytunnel greenhohuse also called chapel or multi-span greenhouse, is characterized by the shape of its roof, formed by semicircular curved arches and its all-metal structure.

This type of greenhouse would falls into the category of what are commonly referred as multitunel, like Asymmetrical or Tropical and Gothic greenhouses. These type greenhouses are assembled like a Meccano. The different parts stapled together, nuts and bolts, so no soldering needed.

Novedades Agricolas makes this greenhouse under its own brand: APR, naming this model as APC96 or APC80 according to standard widths. 

  • apc80-APR
  • apc96-APR


Starndard Features:

APR greenhouses design

The standard dimensions of this type of greenhouse are:

  • With: 8 m - 9.60 m
  • Height on canal: 4 m - 5 m – 5.50 m
  • Zentith Height: 5.80 m - 6.30 m - 6.80 m
  • Distance between pillars: 5 m (inside) – 2,50 m (outside)


Fundamental structural parts:

  • pilares-APR 


    • Side Pillars:Hot galvanized Square Tube.
    • Interior pillars: Hot galvanized Square Tube.
    • Pilares frontales: Hot galvanized Square Tube.
  • arcos-APR 


    • Type:Semicircular Arches, round hot galvanized tube.
    • Distribution:every 2.5 meters, supported by pillars every 5 meters.
  • refuerzos-APR 


    • Edge Reinforcements:It can be rest foot or lateral reinforcements cerchados
    • Cleats:K Reinforced or St. Andrew's crosses.
  • canales-APR 


    • Function: rain water drainage.
    • The volume of water is calculated based on the development of the sheet with which it is manufactured.
  • perfiles-APR 

    Profiles and straps:

    • Its main function is fixing roofing materials, but also act as reinforcements of the structure.

When is your right choice?

This type of greenhouse is designed for temperate and cold climates, although experience shows us that with suitable modifications can be adapted to almost all weather conditions, such as the reinforced structure for colder climates where loads of snow can be a problem.

On the other hand they offer great resistance to high winds and rapid installation.

Polytunnels Greenhouses Advantages:

  • Few obstacles in its structure.
  • Good ventilation.
  • Good sealing to rain and air.
  • Allows installation of roof and perimeter ventilation.
  • Good deal of lighting inside the greenhouse
  • Easy installation.  

Why Us? 

APR Greenhouses designs, manufactures, builds and installs modern, technologically efficient and functional greenhouse structures, intended for intensive agriculture. They are available for our clients' immediate use.

On the other hand, Novedades Agricolas S.A. is the company that offers the best and complete service in such facilities because we have our own brands in Greenhouses (APR), Irrigation (XILEMA®), Climate Control (CLIMATEC®), Phytosanitary treatments (Humifito®), all this coupled with over 35 years of experience and with the best quality materials certified under ISO 9002.