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Water Butts Direct is a GM8 Group Ltd run company. GM8 Group Ltd was founded in June 2018 with the aim to provide a range of brands and products that offer cost-effective solutions to support sustainable living.

Water Butts Direct is a one-stop online shop for rainwater harvesting equipment and the UK’s leading distributor of water butts for domestic and commercial usage. We offer a range of high-quality equipment for the conservation of water, with speedy service at great value prices. 

We have sold upwards of 100,000 units in the UK alone – and our buying power from all over the world enables us to pass on major savings to you. We are water conservation specialists who aim to supply the highest quality water butts and water tanks, rather than a (large mainstream garden retailer) which happens to offer water butts as part of its product rangeWith prices starting from less than £25 to exceed £5,000 and with a capacity ranging from 50-1300 Litres, we have the UK’s largest choice of water butts, rain barrels and rainwater tanks. 

There is no exclusivity to water conservation - with decades of experience, we are proud to offer appropriate water conservation equipment for every and any home. The 100L Standard Slim Water Butt with Stand & Diverter consistently tops our best seller list for its slender square design, which allows it to fit into restricted areas or be positioned flat against a wall. This water butt can found alongside a variety of basic standard water butts on our online store and is the perfect example of how we’ve made water conservation simple and easy. For those short of space, we have cultivated a range of space-saving water butts and and  our 160L Terracottage Wallmounted Water Butt secures safely to your garden wall We also have a range of water butt accessories including the ever popular Gutter mate Diverter and Filter which will keep your gutter free of blockages.  


If you have a sizeable garden or are lucky enough to have an allotment space, a large water butt is a long-term solution to keep your plants, fruit & vegetables healthy throughout the year. But, for many, space is not an issue. Many of us love designing our gardens to be stylish and welcoming, and why shouldn’t we? Column water buttsbeehive water butts and many more elegant water butts can be found on our online store. In particular, our customers love the wooden barrels we have to offer, with the Wood Effect Water Butt Barrel holding an impressive 500 Litres. 

It’s possible you recognise our name as associated with GM8 Group.  This is the parent company of 5 websites including Original OrganicsRainwater Solutions (formerly Gutter Mate) and The Wormery. We also sell many award-winning products including some we manufacture ourselves – this includes the best-selling Gutter Mate Diverter & Filter, which collects and filters rainwater before it enters your water butt or tank and our Finia range which provides a stable base for various water features you could purchase to liven up your garden. We supply all the products we manufacture too, just to make things easier for our customers. 

We foster a community here at Water Butts Direct. That’s why we provide everything to keep your water butt in perfect condition, from natural cleaners to keep your water butt odour free, to attachable planters which are both functional and stylish. In fact, you can find everything you need in our water butt accessories section. Here you’ll find water butt stands to keep your water butt sturdy & secure as well as a variety of tapslinking kits and downpipe connectors. To make sure you remember to refresh these items, why not sign up for our mailing list?  We also create monthly content over on our blog throughout the year. Remember to follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter to stay up to date with all the latest goings-on and use #organicliving to share your eco-moments with us.

We work with trade customers too. Head on over to Trade Enquiries for more information.

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