A&S Landscape installed a total of nine Maxima Sail™ structures in multiple areas of the school grounds. The fabrics were finished in a range of colours, including Mid Blue, Red and Bright Yellow. Each structure also featured post pads, to help protect the pupils from the steel posts.
Everyone at Glenwood School loves the new canopies and they have transformed the playgrounds. Now break times can be enjoyed outside, no matter the conditions. Teachers can also hold lessons outside, under the sails, providing an alternative learning environment. Parents could even wait under the shades at the end of the school day.
A&S Landscape has worked with schools across the country, supplying a range of canopies, shade sails and shelters. Our expert team will help make your vision a reality and guide you through every step of the project. Browse our extensive gallery for more inspiration or get in touch with us today on 01743 444100.
St George’s Catholic Primary School, Shoeburyness, Essex, wanted to create an additional outdoor play and learning resource at their campus. With a focus on improving access to the outdoors for the school’s Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage One children, they wanted to install a new canopy cover to create an outdoor classroom.
They had a very clear project brief already when they contacted A&S Landscape. With an existing timber-framed standing canopy on their school site, they had a specific requirement that their new installation was timber too.
Among the shelter solutions available in the A&S Landscape product range is the Motiva Mono™, an asymmetric roof design canopy which is great for locating next to existing buildings. Lending itself perfectly to the requirements of St George’s Catholic Primary School’s project, this design was then installed using timber finished in Light Oak stain, with glazed end panels. Choosing from our range of colour options, Grey, RAL7000, aluminium guttering, downpipes and trim and an Opal polycarbonate roofing completed the design. Measuring just over 16 metres by approximately 4 metres, this custom curved roof canopy created an impressive covered space, offering rain shelter and UV protection for the young children using it at this infant school.
Find out more about the versatile nature of our Motiva Mono™ curved roof canopy range by contacting us to discuss your project today.
A&S Landscape has many years’ experience of transforming outdoor areas for schools and were only too happy to help. Our wide range of canopy products includes fabric and steel and polycarbonate structures which are available in a range of colours and configurations. Sydney Russell School chose a Maxima Umbrella™ at 6000mm x 6000mm, which they installed with White (RAL 9010) steelwork and Poppy PVC fabric.
The result is a large area in the playground which offers shade and shelter to pupils. Whether it is UV rays or rain that you want to shelter from, the new space offers lots of options for play, socialising or relaxing. It also looks very smart and adds a nice design feature to the playground. The single post even has a post protector on it. These can be added to any canopy posts to minimise playground bumps. An extra level of safety to protect little heads – what a perfect solution!
A&S Landscape have a wide range of canopies. Our gallery contains over a thousand pictures of our work and you can view them online for some inspiration.
Hatfield Peverel Infants School wanted to protect the pupils during the day, as they moved around the school. The staff decided to cover a commonly used walkway area with a canopy, but it was important that the cover fitted in with the surrounding buildings. A&S Landscape was asked to design, manufacture and install a school shelter.
We fitted our popular Motiva Linear™ straight roof canopy at the school. So that the design would work with the rest of the school, we used a multicoloured polycarbonate roof. This works perfectly with the Traffic Blue coloured steelwork and aluminium guttering too. Measuring 8000mm x 2500mm, the shelter has provided plenty of covered space. Overall, the school is thrilled with the finished cover and it has been the ideal addition to the area, creating a lovely focal point.
The canopy also has many other useful applications too, as it can be used as an outdoor classroom. This alternative learning environment will allow the teachers to take their classes outside without having to worry about the unpredictable weather. We loved working with this great school, and it’s brilliant knowing that our canopy will help to brighten the young pupils’ days.
So when St John’s Green Primary School got in touch with us at A&S Landscape looking for additional outdoor space, we brought that philosophy to the project. Adding a Motiva Linear™ straight roof canopy gave St John’s Green a useable space. But when we added the sunshine palette to the coloured polycarbonate canopy, the structure came to life. Now, even on grey days, natural light floods these panels and leaves a little sunshine on the ground below.
The result of this bright and infectious design is a gorgeous addition to St John’s Green Primary School that will stand the test of time and bring its own brand of joy to every single school day. The straight polycarbonate roof canopy also provides additional outdoor space, completely flexible by design, which means it can be used for play, learning or just for some extra protection from the rain!
You don’t have to be a designer to come up with a great looking solution. A&S Landscape has a range of outstanding products that have evolved over many years of projects. Not only that, we have a design team that can help you achieve the look you want, even if you don’t know exactly what it is. Through conversation and pre-visualisation, we’ll guide you step by step to the product you really want.
The Maxima range of fabric canopies includes a number of different designs. There are Shade Sails, StarSails, Umbrellas and Tepees. You can choose from shade cloth which protects from UV rays, or you can opt for PVC which is UV and waterproof to give all-year-round shelter. The Mawney Foundation chose waterproof PVC fabric and built the Tepee at 7m x 7m to provide a large area for students. With Red (RAL 3000) steelwork and Grey (RAL 7037) PVC, the Tepee looks really smart and makes a statement in the playground with the bright red post pads to offer increased protection.
The children are pleased with their new sheltered area. It adds to their already fabulous playground, making sure that they can enjoy some fresh air and outdoor time even on the hottest and wettest days of the year. With the weather becoming even more unpredictable this is a welcome addition to The Mawney Foundation School.
If you are thinking about a similar project, take a look at our gallery which contains more than 1,000 images of projects that we have completed. It is a good place to look for some inspiration. You can always call us directly if you would like to chat through the options, we would be glad to help.
There are many designs and configurations of school canopy available on the market. A&S Landscape can install steel and polycarbonate canopies from our Motiva range as well as fabric roofed canopies from our Maxima range. We can also create bespoke designs if you have something specific in mind. Whatever you are looking for we will do our utmost to deliver it for you.
Thomas Willingale School chose a Maxima Shade Sail which they installed at 5500mm x 3500mm. The steelwork was Yellow (RAL 1003) and the fabric roof was Cherry Red. The new shaded area is just what the younger children needed. Their nursery area is now complete with its bright shade sail structure completing the design. What better way to spend a sunny afternoon than learning or having a story or just chatting under the shade sail in the garden. Something which the children are able to enjoy even on the hottest days of the year. Wonderful!
A good way to see the variety of projects that we have worked on is to review our gallery. You will find more than 1,000 images of our canopy installations and they are sure to give you some inspiration.
A&S Landscape has been helping schools transform their outdoor spaces for more than 40 years. We have a large range of products and the Maxima Sail™was the canopy which Down Hall Primary School selected. The shade sail structure was installed at 12000mm x 6000mm in shade cloth on a total of 6 uprights. The school also added a curved roof canopy from our Motiva Duo™ range to a paved area in the corner of the playground.
The resulting covered spaces create flexible areas which the children can use in a number of different ways. They can read, socialise, play, eat, learn or just take in some fresh air whilst shaded from the sunshine and rain. A&S Landscape has an extensive range of canopies. In our gallery, you will see more than 1,000 photos of our previously completed projects. If you would like some inspiration, take a look.
A&S Landscape have a range of outdoor canopies and the one which they chose for this project was the Maxima StarSail™. With only one post, the StarSail makes the most of a space of this kind. The steel was White (RAL 9010) and the fabric Sky Blue. Now the garden looks fabulous! The centrally placed StarSail has really enhanced the seating area and given patients another space to enjoy.
Many patients use the covered seating area each day now, no matter what the weather. Some peace and quiet in the fresh air is always welcome and now it is an option all year round. A&S Landscape can help you with inspiration and design expertise if you think your project might benefit from something similar. No matter what size of space you have, we have it covered! Please get in touch. From Shade Sails, Umbrellas and Tepees, to straight or curved roof steel canopies, A&S Landscape have a range which is sure to offer you something special. Feel free to look through our gallery, which has more than 1500 images to inspire you.
A&S Landscape has been working with schools for more than 40 years, helping to add the right canopy to each campus, so we knew that we had something to fit the bill. Our Maxima range includes the Umbrella canopy, which can have shade cloth or waterproof fabric. The waterproof fabric was selected and installed in a smart Porcelain Green colour. All our colours can be seen here on our colours page if you are looking for some inspiration.
The result is a smart new addition to the playground, which does exactly what we had planned. The children now have shade and shelter in their outside area. We are delighted to have been able to add to an already “Outstanding” schools. Sydney Russell school was judged ‘‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2013 and it is one of the top three schools in the Local Authority on all key exam measures. The school has just completed a £26 million rebuilding programme and has excellent state of the art facilities.”
From Shade Sails, Umbrellas and Tepees, to straight or curved roof steel canopies, A&S Landscape have a range which is sure to offer you something special. Feel free to look through our completed projects, which has details on many completed jobs to inspire you.
The Motiva Linear™ canopy was installed at 10.2x5m, with Mid Blue (RAL 5010) steelwork and Opal roofing. The colours matched perfectly the blue of another one of the school buildings, meaning that this new addition went seamlessly into the design of the area. The canopy is not completely enclosed but it provides the necessary shade and shelter to make it a usable space all year round. Just as R A Butler Academy specified.
Space is always at a premium in schools, never more so than at the moment, so if you can increase the footprint of your school and its facilities by adding a cleverly designed canopy then this has to be a great option. Where courtyard areas already exist, particularly when they are adjacent to dining halls or classrooms, what better way to extend your space than by building some shelter.
A&S Landscape is here to discuss the options if you would like to add some space to your campus. From Shade Sails, Umbrellas and Tepees, to straight or curved roof steel canopies, A&S Landscape have a range which is sure to offer you something special. Feel free to look through our gallery, which has more than 1500 images to inspire you.
We installed this 10500mm x 3500mm Motiva Mono, monopitch curved roof canopy in a bold red steelwork and with opal roofing, giving shelter from the rain and shade from direct sunlight. Connected to the building itself it is robustly constructed and offers a versatile outdoor area that can be used all year long.
The result is a secure space, fencing keeping this zone private whilst the bold, robust and effective structure means year-round use and an addition to Mistley Village Hall that will be used for many, many years.
If you’re looking to add resilient space that will truly last then take a look at our full range of outdoor shelters and canopies. And if you’re not absolutely sure what you want, but you know you are looking for something then why not get a little inspiration from people who’ve already taken the plunge? Our project pages show completed projects and will help throw up a few ideas before you get in touch with our design team who will be delighted to help you get the additional space you need.
What was the problem?
West Hatch High School in Essex wanted to give their students more seating choices during their busy lunchtimes. With intake figures rising nationally, this school was facing a common issue of a full dining hall. Students would sometimes struggle to find space to peacefully enjoy their lunch, spending their free time queuing and looking for a seat.
What was our solution?
One curved roof canopy was installed at the high school. The Motiva Duo curved roof canopy was finished with Brown Red coloured steelwork, to match the school’s logo. Unbreakable clear polycarbonate roofing was used on the shelter, providing protection from harmful UV rays.
What was the result of the polycarbonate canopy?
Everyone at West Hatch High School is thrilled with the new dining area. Now the students can choose to sit outside with their food. This has also relieved pressure from the hall inside the school too.
The students also use the shelter as a social area during breaks, allowing them to enjoy some fresh air no matter the weather. It could also be an ideal place to relax and revise before exams, away from often busy study spaces.
In fact, the school was so happy with their curved roof canopy that they rated A&S Landscape five stars for our hard work.
A little bit about the client…
West Hatch High School is a secondary school based in Essex, with a separate Sixth Form on site too. Every member of staff was a delight to work with and was clearly excited about the new addition to their campus.
It’s great that this school choose to add an outside dining area to their existing list of impressive facilities. Allowing students to spend quality time outdoors has many benefits on both their physical and mental health. We know that West Hatch High School will be able to use their curved roof shelter for many years to come.
Why install a dining area canopy?
There are so many reasons to install a dining area shelter, many of the schools across the country we have worked with have required a large outdoor dining area to accommodate students during lunchtimes, a cheaper alternative to extending the dining room. Often our canopies don’t require planning permission either, saving you time, money and stress.
We offer a wide range of dining area canopy designs, and we can make our models to suit your specifications and requirements. Our fabric shade sails create a stylish, yet practical statement and can be made with waterproof material. Or our straight roof canopies are a popular choice for schools too and can be easily expanded in the future should your capacity need expanding further.
How else can our canopies be used in schools?
There are various needs for canopies in schools. As well as enhancing the building and surroundings, they are ideal for protecting teachers and students of all ages in all elements; changing previously unused areas into additional usable space no matter the conditions.
Our school canopies are suitable for a wide range of applications including free-flow play areas, additional classroom space or all-weather sports pitches. Pupils of all ages can enjoy their food outdoors and socialise with their peers in the fresh air.
How canopy and shelter specialists, A&S Landscape, can work with you
A&S Landscape has a wide range of designs that can provide ideal cover for dining and seating areas with options to suit all requirements and sizes of budgets. We always keep in mind the look of the surrounding environment and the space available for a dining area canopy and can work with staff to make maximum use of the space and budget available.
Our friendly team can help you through every step of the project, offering expert advice on the best designs and configurations for your needs. We’ve helped schools, nurseries and universities all over the country to improve their outdoor space. We’d love to add you to our long list of happy clients too.
Call us today to discuss your options on 01743 444100 or email [email protected].
When A&S Landscape was asked to add secure cycle storage and some playing field shade at Somers Heath Primary School we knew exactly what to suggest.
To create some strong, robust and attractive cycle storage is no mean feat but our Cyclo City™ does the trick. Creating space for 5 cycle racks, accommodating 10 cycles, this ‘City’, made an instant impact on Somers Heath Primary School. However, the biggest impact was reserved for the Maxima Umbrellas. Somers Heath has a large open playing field area that is very exposed during the summer. By adding two Maxima Umbrellas at an overall size of 8000mm x 8000mm we’ve helped them create some valuable shade so their children can stay safe in the sun. Both the Umbrellas and the ‘City’ were finished with crisp white (RAL9010) steelwork, whilst the ‘City’ donned clear polycarbonate roofing and the Maxima Umbrellas were completed with Night Blue waterproof fabric.
The result is a couple of simple accessories that change the entire outfit. Now children can store bicycles safely, meaning they can get all of the benefits of riding to school as well as staying safe in the summer thanks to two Maxima Umbrellas that create large areas of shade and will last for years and years. Is it time to add a few new accessories to your campus? The big question is, ‘what results am I looking for?’. If you want to create shelter from the rain, robust storage or shade then we have a wide array of options to help you do that. To find out more, take a look at our full gallery of finished projects here.
When we have open playgrounds and bad weather, children can get frustrated at not being able to spread their imaginary wings and run around, letting go. That’s where an outdoor playground shelter comes in, covering the area in a way that means the weather will never prevent this essential activity from taking place. Some of these shelters are bigger than others and we recently installed a fantastic outdoor shelter at Ravens Academy in Essex.
We installed a bright and colourful Motiva Linear™ at Ravens Academy, bringing their play area back into use all year round. Installed at 15000mm x 4000 & 5400mm x 4990mm, this coloured polycarbonate canopy covers a lot of space. Using a yellow (RAL 2013) paintwork we also added matching Alu-Tuff™ box profile aluminium guttering in matching Dura-Coat™ finish and to complete the look we added plastic multi coloured fencing.
This playground space is now contained and full of colour, making it a great place to play all year round and ensure that the learning at Ravens Academy is supported by letting imaginations run wild! You can see A&S Landscape’s full range of outdoor playground shelters here and if you have any questions then just get in touch using our online contact form.
A&S Landscape offers a wide range of canopy solutions, from shade sails and bicycle stores to tepees to linear canopies. It was decided that the Cyclo City™ product would be most appropriate for this requirement. All steelwork was in a deep red (RAL 8012) and the roofing in Opal polycarbonate. There were five racks, allowing 10 bicycles to be stored safely and securely.
The result is a school setting and campus that has put its money where its mouth is and make an investment and a commitment to healthy lifestyles and exercise. Now student and staff have the option to use their bicycles to travel to and from school, safe in the knowledge that they are secured and covered from the rain on wetter days. A bicycle can be a large investment and you want it to stay safe and dry whilst it waits to take you home. A&S Landscape can help you with inspiration and design expertise if you think your setting might benefit from something similar. Please get in touch to find out more about our cycle shelters.
A&S Landscape, canopy and shelter specialists, are here to discuss the options if you would like to add some space to your campus. From Shade Sails, Umbrellas and Tepees, to straight or curved roof steel canopies, A&S Landscape has a range which is sure to offer you something special. Feel free to look through our gallery, which has more than 1500 images to inspire you.
A straight roof canopy was installed outside one of the school buildings. The Motiva Linear™ measures 15m X 3m, so plenty of covered space has been created. The Slate Grey steelwork helps the shelter blend in with the surroundings and the clear polycarbonate roof protects against UV rays. The pupils of Hamstel Infant School love their new addition to the playground. Now they can play outside in the fresh air all-year-round, using the shelter when needed. Play equipment can also be stored outside underneath the canopy, saving the school valuable storage room.
As well as straight roof designs, we have a range of product options including fabric, curved, wave and multicoloured roofs. Our shelters can be made to meet your exact requirements. Take a look at our gallery for more inspiration or call our friendly team today on 01743 444100.
This is our brains way of helping us out, instead of having to make complex decisions from scratch every time we happen upon something new, it uses the information it already has and our pre-approved feelings about that information to help us form a powerful story almost instantaneously. So whilst ‘first impressions count’ is true, it’s important you understand how it works.
A&S Landscape was delighted to install one of our trademark Motiva Entro™ canopies at the reception of Marsh Green Primary School. We installed a Motiva Entro™ curved roof canopy at 3780mm x 2200mm in a crisp white steelwork (RAL 9003) with clear polycarbonate roofing. We also included Alu-Tuff™ box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-Coat™ colour finish.
A smart, attractive and modern entrance canopy that directs the eye, makes it clear which is the way in (it may sound obvious, but this is a crucial feature that buildings often lack) as well as giving a great first impression. Marsh Green Primary School is a modern, fresh and professional school that takes pride in itself and now that shows from a distance!
Have you ever considered what first impression your entrance is giving? To a stranger or even to a current pupil it says a lot about who you are and how you expect to be treated. Can you really tell so much from an entrance canopy? Yes, you really can and whether your entrance truly reflects what is inside or not doesn’t really matter. What matters is the impression it gives.
We have a number of entrance canopy solutions that are worth you exploring so take a look at our gallery here.
A Motiva Cantilever straight roof canopy was built outside the main entrance doors. The White steelwork matches the other external fixtures well and gives the area a seamless look. Clear polycarbonate sheets were used in the roof, allowing sunlight to shine through the shelter. Measuring 5m X 1.5m, there is plenty of covered space under the canopy for several people.
The entrance canopy has been the perfect addition to Whybridge Infants School. Visitors are now greeted by a professional-looking canopy, which makes the best first impression. If people are using an inter-comm system they can also wait under the straight polycarbonate roof canopy, sheltered from the weather. Prospective pupils and parents of this infant school can see straight away what a great school this is too.
A&S Landscape offers a range of entrance canopy designs, with curved, fabric and wave roof options. There’s no better way of demonstrating your professionalism than with a smart shelter. View our gallery for more ideas, or get in touch with our team by emailing [email protected] and calling 01743 444100.
With a wide range of school canopy products, A&S Landscape had many designs to offer, but the solution was decided to be a canopy from our Motiva Linear™ range. The canopy had Squirrel Grey steelwork (RAL 7000) and Opal polycarbonate roofing. It measured 6480mm x 4000mm and also included a smart fascia to the front side.
The result is a very smart entrance canopy which is large enough and deep enough to shelter the many people who enter and exit the school building every single day. Pupils, parents, carers and visitors to the school are now clear where the entrance is, as well as being sheltered from the wet and hot weather as they come to and leave the school.
From Shade Sails, Umbrellas and Tepees, to straight or curved roof steel canopies, A&S Landscape have a range which is sure to offer you something special. We can help you from the beginning planning stages, right through to installation. Feel free to look through our gallery, which has more than 1500 images to inspire you.
The steel and polycarbonate curved roof canopy that was chosen was from our Motiva Duo™ range. It measured 24m x 15m and was specified with red polycarbonate panels at one end. These panels tied into some existing red on the adjacent school building. The overall aesthetic was very modern with clean lines. The school added seating underneath where the students could sit to eat and relax whatever the weather had to offer, reliving pressure from the existing dining hall. The new dining canopy at The Gilberd School in Colchester was a completely bespoke design which has changed school life for the students for the better. We think it looks fantastic!
If you are thinking about a similar project, take a look at our gallery which contains more than 1,000 images of projects that we have completed. It is a good place to look for some inspiration. You can always call us directly on 01743 444100 if you would like to chat through the options, we would be glad to help.
Straight Roof Shelter Installed at Castledon School to Create Outdoor Shelter
Working for our building contractor client we built a straight polycarbonate roof canopy at Castledon School Bromsford Drive, Wickford, Essex. The contract included the supply and installation of one Motiva™ monopitch straight roof canopy measuring 6000mm X 3000mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.
Kingsdown School Add Two Straight Roof Shelters to Campus
Working for our building contractor client our engineers constructed two straight polycarbonate roof canopies for Kingsdown School Snakes Lane, Southend-On-Sea, Essex. The job involved the supply and installation of two canopies. One Motiva™ monopitch straight roof coloured polycarbonate canopy measuring 13950mm X 5000mm with glazed panels to side elevations and two double doors also including for glazed panels to side elevations and one Motiva™ monopitch straight roof coloured polycarbonate canopy measuring 7600mm X 7855mm. Both canopies included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes which were coated in a matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.
Friars Nursery Add Play Area Sail Shade
Working alongside our building contractor client our team made a waterproof sail structure for Friars Nursery Centurion Close, Shoeburyness, Essex. The job involved one 4000mm X 4000mm Maxima™ tensile waterproof fabric sail structure comprising one square sail on four uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings required and four post protector pads.
Fabric Sail Shade Designed for Parsonage Farm Primary School
Working with our building contractor client our team made a sail structure in Parsonage Farm Primary School 12 Farm Road, Rainham, Essex. The full contract involved one 5000mm X 5000mm Maxima™ tensile waterproof fabric sail structure comprising of one square sail on four uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings and 4 post protection pads.
Two Fabric Canopies Installed at Thameside Primary School Playground
In combination with our building contractor client we designed two umbrellas at Thameside Primary School Manor Road, Grays, Essex. The job involved two Maxima™ waterproof Umbrella structures supported on a single upright measuring 8000mm X 8000mm.
Robert Clack School Of Science Add Sail Shade to Create Outdoor Shelter
In combination with our building contractor client our team built a sail structure in Robert Clack School Of Science 73-75 Whale Bone Lane, Dagenham, Essex. The job involved one 6000mm X 6000mm Maxima™ tensile shade cloth fabric sail structure comprising of one square sail on four uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings.
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