Maisemore Apiaries

Maisemore Apiaries Ltd., professional beekeepers, manufacturers and retailers. Est. 1953
Telephone 01452 700289 | Email sales@bees-online.co.uk
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Starter Kits

We offer two types of starter kits, the national being the most popular hive in the UK and WBC, all frames will interchange between the two hives, available in the flat for self assembly or assembled and sanded ready to go into your desired area of the garden.

National Hive Starter Kit (Cedar)
Comes with:-
  • Solid Floor & Entrance Block OR Open Mesh Floor *Select Type Required
  • Brood Chamber
  • 11 x DN1 Frames
  • 11 x Sheets of BS Deep Wired Foundation
  • 22 x Plastic Narrow Ends (white)
  • Plastic Queen Excluder (Green) Or Slotted Steel Queen Excluder *Select Type Required
  • Super
  • 10 x SN1 Frames
  • 10 x Sheets of BS Shallow Wired Foundation
  • Pair of 10 Slot Castellated Frame Spacers
  • Crown Board with Porter Bee Escapes
  • Shallow 4" Roof
  • Hooded Or Round All-in-One Suit - White, Khaki Or Sage *Select Type and Size Required
  • Pair of Standard Leather Gloves (plain) Grey *Select Size Required
  • Etna Large Stainless Steel Smoker with Guard
  • 1/2 kg Smoker String
  • Stainless Steel Hive Tool
  • 4 Pint Rapid Feeder
  • Bee Book (Bees at the bottom of the garden by Alan Campion)
  • 100G OF FRAME NAILS FREE IF SUPPLIED IN FLAT
WBC Hive Starter Kit (Cedar)
Comes with:-
  • Solid Floorwith Legs OR Open Mesh FloorSelect Type Required
  • Lift with Porch
  • 2 x Lifts
  • Brood Chamber
  • 10 x DN1 Frames
  • Slotted Steel Queen Excluder
  • Super
  • 10 x SN1 Frames
  • 10 x Sheets of BS Shallow Wired Foundation
  • Pair of 10 Slot Castellated Frame Spacers
  • Crown Board with Porter Bee Escapes
  • Roof with Plastic Cones Metal Covered
  • Hooded Or Round All-in-One Suit - White, Khaki Or Sage *Select Type and Size Required
  • Pair of Standard Leather Gloves (plain) Grey *Select Size Required
  • Etna Large Stainless Steel Smoker with Guard
  • 1/2 kg Smoker String
  • Stainless Steel Hive Tool
  • 4 Pint Rapid Feeder
  • Bee Book (Bees at the bottom of the garden by Alan Campion)
  • 100G OF FRAME NAILS FREE IF SUPPLIED IN FLAT
National Poly Hive Starter Kit
Comes with:-
  • Open Mesh Floor
  • Brood Chamber
  • 11 x DN1 Frames
  • 11 x Sheets of BS Deep Wired Foundation
  • 22 x Plastic Narrow Ends (white)
  • Plastic Queen Excluder (CREAM)
  • 2 x Supers
  • 20 x SN1 Frames
  • 20 x Sheets of BS Shallow Wired Foundation
  • Two Pairs of 10 Slot Castellated Frame Spacers
  • Crown Board with Porter Bee Escapes
  • Roof
  • Hooded Or Round All-in-One Suit - White, Khaki Or Sage *Select Type and Size Required
  • Pair of Standard Leather Gloves (plain) Grey *Select Size Required
  • Etna Large Stainless Steel Smoker with Guard
  • 1/2 kg Smoker String
  • Stainless Steel Hive Tool
  • 4 Pint Rapid Feeder
  • Bee Book (Bees at the bottom of the garden by Alan Campion)
  • Economy Hive Strap
  • 100G OF FRAME NAILS FREE IF SUPPLIED IN FLAT