Buxton School in London add a Large Entrance Canopy to School Building
Squirrel Grey - RAL NO. 7000
Their pre-prep children spend every Thursday morning playing, learning & exploring the outdoors so it’s no surprise then that Bishop Stortford put a lot of time into creating the right spaces for play.
When looking for some attractive protection from the sun, Bishop Stortford contacted A&S Landscape about our Maxima StarSail. They were looking to find the right blend of design and function and the Maxima StarSail gives them exactly that.
We installed this Maxima StarSail at 7000mm x 7000mm in grey (RAL 7000) steelwork with turquoise fabric shade cloth and it immediately strikes a powerful silhouette against the main building, offering softer lines that bring variety to the whole aesthetic.
Bishop Stortford’s children can now enjoy even more time outside on the hottest Summer days with long-lasting sun protection that adds another layer of magic to the school.
As we know, the school-age population has been expanding. The quantity of five to ten year old children in primary schools increased by 446,000 (13%) within 2010 and 2016.
The Department for Education has the task to create the 420,000 new school places that are required between 2016 and 2021 and there are a large amount of ways that this can be completed. New schools are being constructed, free schools are being funded and current schools are being given capital funding to sustain, improve and develop facilities. With budgets being strained, one way that schools are using this capital funding is to make the most of their outside space. Whether to build more classrooms or to add sheltered spaces which can have a lot of different uses.
Some applications of outdoor sheltered areas include:
• All-weather sports pitches
• Outdoor classroom
• Cycle Storage
• Outdoor theatre
Want to see more? Read the rest of our blog to discover how you can utilise shelters to improve upon your school’s facilities.
If you’re looking for sun protection that also happens to look stunning then our Maxima StarSail is a great choice. You can find out more about it on our website.
Once your imagination has been fired and the ideas are bouncing around your head you should get in touch with our design team who are on hand to help you craft the perfect outdoor shade solution for your site and who can have a full proposal on your desk the very next day.
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