Robomow sees growth in robotic lawnmowers

Robomow, the robotic lawnmower manufacturer has put in an appearance on BBC 2 show Back in Time for the Weekend.


The programme shows the Ashby Hawkins family revamping their lives and their home to experience a different decade each week. 


Starting with the ‘thrift and formality’ of the 1950s, the series ended with a look at how we might spend our time in the future – including using a Robomow to save time and maintain a lawn, rather than spending 1.5 hours cutting and edging the grass, as he did in the 1960s.


The television appearance comes as robotic lawnmowers continue to grow in popularity in mainland Europe. Figures show that robotics recorded high revenue growth across Europe in the first half of 2015 with UK sales up 17 per cent compared with 2014 (GfK August 2015). Research released by Idealo last year showed that 16 per cent of all demand for lawnmowers is for robotic devices.

Husqvarna said UK sales were not up with elsewhere in Europe.

For 2016 Robomow has updated its range, introducing power wheels and extending the capabilities of its machines to cover gardens up to 3,500m2. 


Also new for 2016 is RoboHome, a waterproof shelter especially for RS models. 

Managing director John Hall said: "Robotic lawnmowers are becoming increasingly popular as people realise how quickly, easily and efficiently they do they job. The launch of Robomow’s 2016 series represents this demand and is the best range yet.


"The appearance on Back in Time for the Weekend only serves to reinforce the growth of the market and our confidence that robotic lawnmowers are set to play an integral part in the gardens of the future."


Prices range from £1,200-£2,800.

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