Best Wheelbarrows UK 2021 – Small & Large

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Do you need a robust and reliable or even a heavy duty Wheelbarrow for your garden in the coming days or weeks? If so, then check out this quick review for our top 5 best Wheelbarrows currently available in the UK at present which are on sale from a range of different UK based suppliers. If you also need a Wheelbarrow with a puncture free feature, then you are in the right place as we have a suggestion further below on this page to meet this requirement.

As only price guides can be shown at the time of this review, please make sure to view the price checkers provided below to help ensure you have the most accurate up to date price information. A  short video summary is also included which covers the main points you need to know and it will give you a better understanding of what these UK based Wheelbarrows are all about before you commit to a purchase.

Supply Base

Getting your hands on a reliable Wheelbarrow is a little more difficult than you would think as they become out of stock quite frequently and not every garden centre will have a reliable or a plentiful range of stocks for you to choose from. Most of these Wheelbarrows can be ordered online and delivered to your home while some will operate a click and collect system at their local stores but all of them are supplied as a UK supply base with an already established trade history.

Wheelbarrow Types

So that you have a varied choice to view through from this list, we have included Polypropylene Wheelbarrows as well as Galvanised steel Wheelbarrows and a selection would be considered as heavy duty which can be used domestically or even by tradesmen or tradeswomen. These would be better suited for larger type project work due to the stronger frames to cater for larger workloads and the stronger wheelbarrow types will come with the additional front metal brace supports.

Wheelbarrow Sizes

If you just need a wheelbarrow for lighter type garden work chores, then the smaller 65 litre capacity will do the trick for you but if you need a larger wheelbarrow for carrying higher volumes on a frequent basis, then you should be looking to get your hands on a Wheelbarrow with a capacity of 80 litres to 100 litres instead. Please note though that the larger Wheelbarrows will be more difficult to carry when full so make sure you have enough strength and power in your own arms before committing to a larger type Wheelbarrow capacity as they can hold well over 150kg of material weight.

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Video Overview – Best UK Wheelbarrows

Best Wheelbarrows in the UK – 5 Recommendations

Option 1: Multi-Purpose Green Polypropylene Wheelbarrow – 90 Litres

Brief Overview

Strong and robust wheelbarrow frame
Larger holding capacity of 90 Litres
Ideal for larger work projects at home
Barrow basket made from polypropylene
Frame is made from coated steel
Pneumatic tyre included as standard
Home deliveries or click and collect options
On sale with Cherry Lane Garden Centres UK
Customer support at 0343 357 1122

Price Guide: £40 to £60 @ Cherry Lane UK

Option 2: Walsall Galvanised Builders Wheelbarrow – 85 Litres

Brief Overview

Treated galvanised steel wheelbarrow
Large holding capacity of 85 litres
Reliable puncture free wheel tyre
Can be used at home and or build sites
Made in the UK so you can support your own
Polymer pan and steel frame support
Wheel is suitable for all terrains
Firm grip handles and front support braces
Covered with a 12 month warranty

Price Guide: Less than £60 @ Argos UK

Option 3: Walsall Heavy Duty Wheelbarrow – 85 Litres

Brief Overview

Heavy duty wheelbarrow option
Used at home or builder projects
Carrier hold capacity of 85 litres
Or the equivalent of 150kg weight
Comes in a black painted finish
Inflatable tyre pneumatic wheel
Proudly made in Britain with UK support
Front support strap braces for tipping
Covered with a 1 year warranty

Price Guide: Less than £50 @ Argos UK

Option 4: Draper Garden Wheelbarrow  - 65 Litres

Brief Overview

Smaller frame capacity wheelbarrow
More suited for home use than build sites
Lower holding capacity of 65 litres
Delivery costs included in the price
Also made in the UK (family business)
Inflatable tyre pneumatic wheel included
Gauge tray 0.7mm & galvanised frame
Solid handle supports & swift delivery
Family based UK business for over 90 years

Price Guide: Less than £50 @ Amazon UK

Option 5: Homebase Heavy Duty Wheelbarrow – 100 Litres

Brief Overview

Largest holding capacity of 100 litres
Barrow is made from polypropylene
Supported with galvanised metal frame
Inflatable tyre pneumatic wheel
Red hand grip finger supports
Can be used at home or build projects
Must take extra care with heavier loadings
Easily tipped wheel and barrow support
Available as a click and collect item
Home deliveries not available (currently)
Lighter weight design of only 6.6kg

Price Guide: Less than £40 @ Homebase UK

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Conclusion

After completing our review for the best Wheelbarrows in the UK, we hope this short list can help you out in some small way and perhaps give you some direction and ideas to consider and think about. We have included both polypropylene Wheelbarrows, galvanised Wheelbarrows and even a Wheelbarrow with a puncture free tyre as well as providing different sizes from the smaller 65 litre capacities up to the larger 100 litre capacities so there hopefully is something here that can meet your own home gardening needs.

Which one would we choose? For the sake of the puncture free tyre alone, our preference would have to be the Walsall Galvanised Puncture free Wheelbarrow outlined above and further images and todays updated price can be double checked below

Optional Feedback:

Have you ever used any of these Wheelbarrows yourself in the recent past? Anything positive or negative to report?

If possible, please feel free to educate the wider Gardening community by leaving your suggestions or feedback in the comment box section provided below…

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  1. We have used wheelbarrows for the past few months usually at weekends and my husband and I are considering moving some heavier gravel out of our back yard so we need something more robust and easier to use – never heard of Walsall before so thanks for the heads up…

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