Innovative Morecambe Friends Launch Glamorous Inflatable Garden Igloo Business
Offering a “once in a lifetime experience” Joshua French and Joe Atkinson (both 21) of Morecambe came up with the idea of using igloos as a way to bring luxury glamping and movie nights to Lancashire.
By creating comfortable spaces to get away from it all for an “evening”, Lancaster Igloo Hire allows people to enjoy a date night, movie night, birthday or celebrating a special occasion – all of it. in the comfort and safety of their own home.
Joshua and Joe, who attended Slyne-with-Hest Elementary School, said: “We started this business because we wanted to bring a unique experience to the local community we live in and give people a new way to celebrate. special events in their life. We hope to excite people with this idea and allow them to celebrate memorable occasions with family and friends in the intimate setting of one of our igloos. “
The entrepreneurial couple work as accountants and to help maintain their hobby they plan to use their free time away from the office to expand their side business. The igloos will serve as a luxury tent that can be set up wherever the customer wants as long as there is enough space.
Each private pod can accommodate around eight to ten people and can comfortably accommodate around six people. To meet customer demands, the duo are determined to decorate and style each igloo in a unique way that offers comfortable seating, warm surroundings and lighting including a projection screen, perfect for a luxury movie night. In addition, they can also offer balloon and party packages.
Since launching the business last month (September), they have received fantastic feedback. “It was amazing and we were inundated with messages asking for more information. We have already rented so many igloos. In fact, we have limited availability left until Christmas now! We have received a tremendous amount of positivity. and cannot thank people enough for their support. “
Joshua, who also attended Ripley St Thomas School in Lancaster, said: “It really is a unique experience and one that can be enjoyed with family and friends without leaving your home.” Although we normally have parties. in the Lancaster and Morecambe areas we are also happy to travel outside the area.
“And keep your eyes peeled as we are going to introduce some big new stuff over the next few months as well as freebies to make the experience as fun and accessible as possible.”
For more information or to rent an igloo, contact the pair via Facebook or their instagram page under Lancaster Igloo Hire or call 07946000129. Packages and rental length vary in price, but can start from £ 200.