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Wright Robinson Headteacher

“A&S Landscape kept to their timescale the project was an excellent, efficient exercise. They do as they promise.”

Headteacher, Wright Robinson College

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“A&S Landscape are an extremely professional company, they could not have done more to make this project go smoothly.”

Business Manager, St Wilfrid’s High School

Poynton High School Site Manager

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Site Manager, Poynton High School

Entrance Canopies

First impressions are lasting impressions so providing an attractive entrance is essential. We can provide freestanding, wall fixed or partial wall fixed external entrance canopies to suit all building styles with the option of curved, straight or wave roofs.

Entrance canopies provide shelter to visitors on arrival, a place for callers to wait while you answer the intercom, a focal point to clearly define the entrance. Entrance canopies often offer a cost-effective way to ‘lift’ the whole frontage of your building.

With a host of options and extras as well as a huge choice of steelwork and roof colours, our high-quality canopy systems are used on entrances across the UK.

Entrance Canopy Designs

No two entrances are ever the same and thanks to our design flexibility we can offer workable and affordable canopy solutions incorporating a variety of different features to allow for almost any requirement but based on one of our standard entrance canopy products A member of our design team can discuss and suggest the best entrance canopy solution to meet your requirements, outlining our recommendations along with a comprehensive estimate.

Entrance Canopy Pricing

As with all our products, the best way to get an entrance canopy cost is to talk to us or you can visit our prices page for details of how to contact us for pricing. As a basic rule, a straight roof canopy will cost less than a curved entrance canopy and a one-way sloping roof (as opposed to pitched or barrel vault design) will save on guttering (if required).

See just some of our entrance canopy projects we’ve completed

New White Straight Roof Entrance Canopy at Whybridge Infant School in Essex

Entrance canopy we designed for Whybridge Infants SchoolSometimes in the construction of a building, the need to have clearly identifiable areas can be forgotten. This was the problem that faced Whybridge Infant School in Rainham, Essex. Presenting somewhat of a puzzle to visitors, the school wanted to redefine the main reception area to make it much more inviting. The installation of an entrance canopy delivered just that, and a sleek and clearly defined structure was designed to meet their needs. With the use of the A&S Landscape Motiva Cantilever canopy, it was possible to add a new school entrance canopy without additional steel support pillars. This left the entrance door clear and accessible and created an inviting and open feel. Matching the structure to the rest of the school building by keeping the steelwork colour white, it’s almost as though the new porch canopy has always been there. Find out more about Whybridge Infant School’s new entrance canopy by clicking here.

St George’s Junior School in Shrewsbury, Shropshire Install Blue Porch Canopy

Canopy we installed at St Georges Junior SchoolA creative solution was needed for the dilemma faced by St George’s Junior School, Shrewsbury. The staff at the school really wanted to make the entrance way much more friendly, but the space available to improve the area was slightly awkward. Despite its position between two of the school’s existing buildings, A&S Landscape was still able to design a plan to give St George’s Junior School the perfect entrance canopy. To ensure that this school shelter canopy clearly defined the entrance to the school, the steel structure was finished in Ultramarine Blue which fitted in with the school’s branding. And even though the space was tight, with the careful positioning of the curved roof of the Motiva Duo canopy, the new entrance porch fits right in. Find out more about this project we completed at St George’s Junior School and the flexibility of the Motiva Duo canopy.

New Entrance Porch at the Mynydd Mawr Hospital in Carmarthenshire

Shelter installed at Mynydd Mawr HospitalPatient-centred care is amongst the top priorities at Mynydd Mawr Hospital in Llanelli. As part of their continuous efforts to improve the hospital’s environment, they called upon A&S Landscape to assist with the design and construction of a new entrance porch. The aim was to provide patients with a shelter from the elements, as well as a protected waiting area. To deliver on this brief, A&S Landscape installed two Motiva Entro canopies. This provided protection from the rain, but also from the sun’s damaging rays because the Opal effect polycarbonate roofing has added UV filters, another important consideration for this healthcare setting. The hospital was so pleased with the end result that they rated A&S Landscape five stars out of five for the project. To find out more about the Mynydd Mawr Hospital entrance canopy click here.

Sheffield’s High Hazels Academy Commission a New Blue Entrance Canopy

Shelter we fitted at High Hazels AcademyLocated in Darnall, Sheffield, High Hazels Academy wanted to add a school shelter and entrance canopy to their school as part of a larger development project. The Motiva Linear structure finished off the school entrance perfectly. Its functional design provides not only a statement to welcome visitors to the school, but also a practical space that gives shelter from wet weather and shade from harmful rays on sunny days. As shelters for schools go, this one looked great finished off in Ultramarine Blue, picked out from amongst the school’s theme colours. And far from looking like an add-on, it complemented the wider redevelopment perfectly. A&S Landscape has completed many entrance canopies and school shelters, and High Hazels Academy was able to benefit from their extensive experience for this project. Read more about High Hazels Academy’s new entrance canopy by clicking here.

Buxton School in London Add a Straight Roof Entrance Canopy

Entrance canopy we fitted at Buxton SchoolBuxton School in Leytonstone, located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, knows all about continuity. They teach children right the way through from the age of 3 to 16 years. So when it came to developing the campus to provide a seamless entrance shelter, the project had to look just right. Their requirement was for a large entrance canopy that would also act as a school shelter. At nearly 13 metres in length, and just over 3 metres wide, it was important to get it right. With framework from the Motiva Linear range, the canopy was built using grey steelwork and topped off with an opal polycarbonate roof. The finished article provided a practical, yet aesthetically pleasing finish. The continuous line of the entrance canopy matched with its surroundings to give a satisfyingly cohesive look. Find out more about the Buxton School’s new entrance canopy.

Telford’s Randlay Primary School and Nursery Finish Off Refurb with a School Entrance Porch

Entrance canopy we installed at Randlay SchoolThe Headteacher at Randlay Primary School and Nursery had wanted to put the finishing touches to the school, following the completion of an earlier extension project. A&S Landscape is always happy to help with projects like this. We know that we’ll be able to help customers with adding the perfect structure to complement their refurbishment. In Randlay Primary School and Nursery’s case, we installed the Motiva Entro entrance canopy. We particularly love the fact that they chose a blue from the school’s colours to be replicated in the steel framework. The entrance shelter looked fabulous because it matched in with the other blue accents around the building and with the school’s signage. On one hand practical, on the other a visible identity statement, this project shows how school entrance canopies can have a real impact on how a school looks and feels. Find out more about the Randlay Primary and Nursery School entrance porch by clicking here.

Entrance Canopy Design Options

  • Burlish Park Entrance Canopy
The ‘Entro’ is the Motiva entrance canopy. This would normally be in duopitch configuration. Freestanding, wall fixed and partial wall fixed units are all possibilities. Widths of 10000mm are easily achieved and wider still with additional design features. This is the entrance canopy to make the perfect first impression when someone arrives.

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  • White Straight Roof Entrance Canopy
The ‘Entrada’ is the latest entrance canopy from the Motiva range. This modern design with its angled roofline and integral gutter will give any visitor the best first impression whatever the building. The freestanding design has been developed in association with architects and builders looking for a sleek design that doesn’t rely on the building steelwork, interfere with brickwork or breach the thermal performance of the building envelope.

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  • Simon Balle All Through School Shelter
The ‘Linear’ is our monopitch (asymmetric) straight roof variant - this is where one side is higher than the other, the standard configuration for canopies located against building elevations but also used for many applications including walkways and outdoor dining areas. Widths of 10000mm are easily achieved and wider still with additional design features.

Motiva Linear™ Click for more info

  • Green Curved Roof Entrance Canopy
The ‘Wave’ is a monopitch or duopitch roof variant, with all the benefits of our standard designs but with a new and funky look. This is a good solution for buildings with low rooflines, where a standalone unit is required or where you need a canopy with that added wow factor.

Motiva Wave™ Click for more info

  • Tadpole Farm Nursery Canopies
Our design, manufacturing and installation capacity allows us to diverge from our regular product designs to accommodate the client's specific preferences, a difficult site or the need for associated products and services.

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Read Our Featured Entrance Canopy Project

Randlay Primary School and Nursery in Shropshire Adds Covered Entrance

Canopy we designed for Randlay Primary School

What was the project brief?

Randlay Primary School and Nursery in Telford, Shropshire, had recently added a new entrance area to their building. However, they soon realised that to give visitors the best first impression of their school, the existing building needed something extra. They decided that a great way to achieve this was to add a canopy. By framing the door, the entrance would appear much smarter and more welcoming to visitors. This is when A&S Landscape was first introduced to the project, who continued their involvement throughout the whole process. Firstly, with help from the design team, detailed sketches were produced outlaying the canopy dimensions. This sketch was then manufactured into the real thing, and finally, the entrance canopy was installed.

What was our canopy solution?

Canopy we designed for Randlay Primary SchoolWe knew that the school’s leading requirement for the shelter was to ensure that everyone visiting the school would receive the right first impression. The attached overhang needed to bring the added wow factor! This heavily influenced our final choice of canopy which was the Motiva Entro™. As you would expect from its name, this is one of our standard entrance canopy designs. These are popular also with other educational facilities such as universities, or commercial premises and healthcare sites. Despite being from our standard range, we were able to fit the canopy to the exact requirements of the school, with additional design features.

With its curved roof and high strength steel frame finished in a blue colour (a standard RAL colour for our Dura-coat™ finishes), the door canopy makes a real statement. The blue perfectly suits the brand colours of the surrounding buildings. Although the roof is built from translucent and transparent panels, the polycarbonate roof sheets effectively filter out the harmful UV rays, making this an effective and stylish structure. This truly is a great entrance canopy and while it measures at a relatively small 3000mm x 2000mm, there is no doubt the astounding difference the defined entrance has made to the whole frontage of the building.

What was the result of their new entrance canopy?

The school feel they now have now created the perfect entrance environment. The stunning curved roof canopy has been a massive improvement to the appearance of the building, giving it the identity that was previously lacking. We are so pleased to have installed one of our quality shelters which offers long-term durability, maximum protection, and is a real focal point for the school. We were absolutely over the moon to hear what the Headteacher had to say about how well the covered entrance had gone down with students, staff and visitors alike.

Testimonial / Client Feedback

“Following a new entrance area and school office being built on our school last year, it was decided to finish everything off by erecting a colourful and welcoming canopy to further highlight the main entrance to the school. A&S Landscape designed, built and fitted the canopy and, without a shadow of a doubt, it has proved to be a wonderful addition to the new build. We are more than delighted with the canopy itself as the design, the quality of workmanship and the finish are exceptional. Parents, children and visitors continue to comment on the canopy and how it has given the school’s entrance area an identity it so long needed. Thank you.”

Headteacher – Randlay Primary School

About the client

Randlay Primary School and NurseryShelter we designed for Randlay Primary School is located in the town of Telford, Shropshire. The team of talented staff are committed to treating each child as an individual and are truly conscious of the role that the surrounding environment plays in this. Thanks to the amazing range of frame colour choices for the additional shelter, they have created a perfect balance of warmth, nurture and welcome when students arrive at school each day.

They were a truly great client to work alongside, and we thoroughly enjoyed working with them on all aspects of the process. We are glad to have installed an ideal shelter that has transformed the entire building and will have the much-desired lasting first impression for many years to come.

Should I choose a curved or straight roof canopy?

Covered solutions come in many variations, sizes and with different specifications. Whatever your specific requirements, it may be a curved or flat roof that will prove to be the most effective solution. This is where A&S Landscape can help you with expert opinion and advice. We are always happy to help get you covered! However, you may also want to think about:

What is the intended purpose of the new canopy? 

A canopy can serve many purposes, an attractive entrance is just one possibility! For example, you may want to install a cycle shelter with an additional roller shutter for a better and safer place to store bikes.

Where will the proposed canopy be located?

Depending on where the shelter will be installed, there will be some additional design features that may or may not be possible. Space may be a factor (or it may not be!). Please feel free to discuss your options with us on 01743 444100.

How can A&S Landscape help?

Although there is an extensive range of options available and it may seem daunting. A&S Landscape can help you to find your ideal system, which offers effective design and practicality. We can talk you through wall-mounted options, or how a fabric canopy may suit you over a polycarbonate roofing structure. Whatever your requirements, we have 44 years’ worth of experience behind us to help you find your perfect product.

A right solution exists for your exact design aspirations, we just need to find it! So please don’t hesitate to talk to a member of our friendly team on 01743 444100 or at [email protected]cape.com.

Shelter we designed for Randlay Primary School

An introduction to entrance canopies

Any building needs to provide a welcoming and attractive entrance to invite guests inside. From primary schools, nurseries and colleges to sports facilities and public attractions – everyone knows that first impressions count for a lot. Fortunately, with the impressive range and wide choice of entrance canopies available here at A&S Landscape, whether you are an architect, builder, school, local authority or have a commercial building of any kind, you have the opportunity to leave a lasting impression that sticks with your guests for a long time to come.

When someone arrives at your building for the first time, they will be making a vast number of tiny judgements without even realising it. Before they even enter your building, they will be making their mind up as the entrance to your building affects their mood and thoughts. Want to stand out against all the surrounding buildings, display your brand colours outside, all while making the right first impression? You can’t go wrong with an A&S Landscape entrance canopy.

Our experienced design team can help you to craft the perfect entrance to any building, make the most of limited space, and find a unique canopy solution that creates an added wow factor. We have a lot of options on offer and can provide freestanding, wall fixed or partial wall fixed entrance canopies to suit all building styles from care homes to school entrances.

We also offer many options when it comes to roofing, too. Do you want an attractive curved roof, a sleek straight roof canopy, a modern wave roof, or a more unique and bespoke roof variant? With a wide range of roof designs to choose from, you can create a colourful and visual display that captures the brand and business. We work with architects and builders on a regular basis and can supply what you need and deliver the perfect canopy for your new entrance area.

The team here at A&S has years of experience delivering impressive entrance and door canopies for a very wide range of sectors. Whether you need an entrance area that shelters guests on their way into the building, a specific door shelter that protects people from the weather while they wait for you to answer the intercom, or you simply need a bright and impressive entrance door canopy that provides a focal point and pleasing visual style, we can deliver what you need.

Entrance canopies are a cost-effective, quick and easy way to make your building stand out and to invite guests inside. If you want to lift the frontage and exterior of your building with the perfect entrance area for the best first impression possible, A&S Landscape is here to give you everything you need.

With over four decades of experience in the industry, no one is better placed to provide the insight and expertise you need to secure the perfect canopy solution than the team here at A&S Landscape. And we never take a ‘one size fits all’ approach – if you need bespoke entrance canopies or entrance shelters or canopy made to order, we can help. We work alongside you for the entire process and will guide and advise you to the perfect canopy for your building.

We have a huge choice of steelwork and roof colours available, with a wide range of options and extras available for you to choose from. We have an extensive range of canopy products and additional design features that have helped build amazing relationships with happy customers across the UK.

The reasons that people choose to install an entrance canopy

If you want your business to stand out against the surrounding buildings, creating an impressive aesthetic and visual style while attracting customers and guests into your building, then transforming your new entrance area with an A&S Landscape door canopy or porch canopy is a fantastic way of achieving this. Whether you want a simple design or more elaborate bespoke designs, whether you want a specific roof variant or to simply spruce up an existing building, entrance canopies are fantastic for giving a building’s exterior a bit of a facelift.

Extend your branding to your building’s entrance

Want an entrance canopy that extends your business’s branding out to the exterior of your building? This can be an amazing way of making an impression on potential customers and passers-by while creating a professional and coherent visual style that shows you are a business that makes that extra effort.

Your branding is your public image and it is crucial to how you promote and market yourself. Being able to extend this with amazing door canopies and porch canopies is an amazing opportunity for any business. An entrance canopy designed, supplied and installed by professionals sets the right first impression.

Colours are also a huge part of your branding. With our amazing range of multicoloured polycarbonate roofing material, you can find bespoke solutions that capture and convey your brand’s colours clearly, vividly and attractively to the outside world.

Increase your usable workspace outside

An entrance canopy can extend your usable workspace beyond the entrance of your building. For any business, space is a primary concern. Whether it’s interior or exterior space, you want to be making the absolute most out of what you’re paying for. A high-quality front door canopy or other entrance canopy can help you make the most out of more of this space.

When it comes to businesses like hotels and restaurants, a large entrance canopy can double up to create added usable space for seating and dining. And for any business, entrance canopies can function as weather protection, smoking shelters, sun shades and more.

Entrance canopies provide important weather protection

As we’ve mentioned above, entrance canopies provide you with an opportunity to create an impressive visual style, impress customers and passers-by, extend the reach of your branding, and welcome and invite guests into your building. But a good entrance canopy is all about a great deal of functionality, too.

Entrance canopies can protect your building, your products and your customers from the elements. Here in the UK, we certainly enjoy some unpredictable weather! You can never assume there won’t be an absolute downpour in the heat of summer, so it’s important to be ready and prepared for all outcomes!

Fortunately, here at A&S Landscape, we specialise in providing entrance canopies and shelters that act as sun shades against UV rays, heat and light while also protecting against rain showers and preventing the rain from coming in through the front door of your building. By using a canopy to create a dry and protected area at your business’s entrance, you can provide greater comfort to customers and employees with extra shelter.

Improve your curb appeal

One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking about installing a bright and elegant new entrance canopy is the visible and impactful boost to the appearance of a property’s exterior. It’s definitely one of the main reasons that businesses become interested in having a new entrance canopy installed – who wouldn’t want to have a more attractive entrance to their business?

It’s all about curb appeal. Most buildings struggle to stand out from the rest. But if you can stand out, you have an opportunity to make a big and lasting impression on those potential customers and passers-by who wouldn’t otherwise look twice. It can be the difference between someone remembering your brand or not.

Adding an impressive and professional door canopy to your entrance elevates your property’s appearance above those of the surrounding buildings, helping persuade curious onlookers to pop into your business. And for those customers already on their way inside, a brilliant new porch canopy is a fantastic way of welcoming them inside.

What different options are available when choosing an entrance canopy?

As canopy experts here at A&S Landscape, no one is better placed to help you find the right canopy for your business. And there are a lot of options to choose from! Whether you have exact design aspirations, you want an entrance canopy of the highest quality, or you want something basic and cost-effective, we can help guide you to the right solution.

Burlish Park Primary School Entrance CanopyFor a curved roof entrance canopy, try the Motiva Entro

Normally deployed in a duopitch configuration, you can’t go wrong with the Motiva Entro entrance canopy. With a symmetrical curved roof design and solid steel framework, polycarbonate roof panels and made to fit your entrance, the Motiva Entro creates a welcoming entrance and professional aesthetic that is sure to impress. With plenty of additional design features and available in freestanding, wall fixed or partial wall fixed units, the Motiva Entro is incredibly popular for any covered entrance.

White Motiva Entrada at Mercedes Benz ShowroomWant a sleek and elegant straight roof design? Meet the Motiva Entrada

This is one of the latest and most modern designs that we have available. With an impressive angled straight roof and gutter system, the Motiva Entrada is sure to leave a good impression. With solid steel framework and available with either glass or polycarbonate roof panels, the Motiva Entrada’s freestanding design doesn’t rely on the building’s steelwork or brickwork and looks absolutely phenomenal.

Motiva Linear Playground

When it comes to versatility and flexibility, the Motiva Linear is one of the best

A monopitch (asymmetric) straight roof design, the Linear is a great canopy that can be used for a range of different application. The Motiva Linear is perfect for a covered walkway, covered entrance, smoking shelter, outside dining area, for creating a prominent entrance, and more. Made with a solid steel framework and polycarbonate roofing, this unique straight roof design has a range of additional design features available to suit your needs.

Green Wave Roof Entrance CanopyFor an eye-catching and bold wave roof entrance canopy, discover the Motiva Wave

If you’re looking for all the benefits of more standard designs but with an impressive, modern and unique visual appeal, the Motiva Wave could be the perfect entrance canopy for you. Available as either a monopitch or duopitch roof variant, the Wave is a great solution for buildings with a lower roofline as a freestanding unit.

Bespoke Entrance Canopy

Need something unique? Contact A&S Landscape for a bespoke entrance canopy

With over four decades of experience, the team here at A&S are all industry professionals with the expertise and insight to deliver the perfect unique entrance canopy for you. Our design, manufacturing and installation process allows us to create bespoke and individual canopy designs for our customers. Whether you have specific design preferences, a particularly difficult site, or anything else, we can help!

Want a bespoke service? From site survey to installation, the experts here at A&S will provide the expertise you need

With a broad range of canopies, services and products available here at A&S, if you want a high-quality entrance canopy delivered by a team of friendly but expert industry professionals, then you have come to the right place.

Your free site survey and design

When you choose to work with A&S Landscape, you’ll benefit from an entirely free design service performed by our professionals. We’ll be able to talk through any questions, problems and requirements you have, from which point we can begin planning and designing your entrance canopy.

We are able to produce drawings for guidance while assisting you with all issues. For greater visualisation, we can even prepare 3D computer imagery to add more clarity to the project. No one is better positioned to work with you to find a design and solution that fits your budget and time constraints while fulfilling all your needs.

Our installation process

Your canopy will be fitted by a team of specialist industry professionals with expert experience and insight. The installation team will work alongside you to perform the best job with minimal disruption to your business’s day to day – all while meeting schedules and our high-quality standards. Thanks to our commitment to great standards, we’ve managed to build strong relationships with happy customers across the UK.

You’ll also find our installation team to incredibly friendly and helpful. Every job they perform, they always work to reinstate the area and leave the site clean and tidy. If you have problems or questions, they’ll be more than happy to help.

Get in touch with us to find out more

Want to discover more about our fantastic options for bright and stunning entrance canopies, door canopies, porch canopies and more? Get in touch with the team here at A&S Landscape for a chat. We’re always on hand to discuss your needs and requirements and we’ll happily set you up with a free quote.

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