Wilkinson Primary School in the West Midlands Install New Shade Sail
Traffic Red - RAL NO. 3020
Royal Mail Middleton in Middleton, Greater Manchester wanted to find the right entrance canopy for their building. They needed it to bring more colour to the area, as well as protect anyone standing beneath from wet weather when getting fresh air on their breaks from working at the delivery office.
A&S Landscape was thrilled to be contacted by the company and worked closely with them to meet their shelter needs.
A&S Landscape had previously worked with Royal Mail on a different project, having built a Maxima StarSail™ at Royal Mail in Warrington, Cheshire. The success of this covered outdoor area – which allowed staff to reap the benefits of spending more breaks outside – gave the Middleton branch confidence that A&S Landscape was the right business to provide them with their canopy.
There was a fantastic range of shelters to choose from – with everything from roof style to size to consider – but Royal Mail Middleton eventually decided that the Motiva Mono™ was the best model for them. A&S Landscape installed a custom canopy with measurements of 5000mm X 2500mm, offering space for several members of staff to enjoy time outside on their breaks while being protected from the rain and wind. This particular product has a monopitch (asymmetric) curved roof, where one side is higher than the other. This means that it works brilliantly when adjoining buildings, such as in this case. The team at the delivery office chose Traffic Red steelwork and an Opal roof, which added colour to the area and matched the company’s branding. Also, the entrance canopy sported a Dura-coat™ colour finish and Alu-Tuff™ guttering, so Royal Mail Middleton could be assured that their new facility would offer them excellent shelter for years to come.
The staff love the shelter and the way it brightens up the outdoor space at the delivery office. They can now get fresh air during their work shifts, even on rainy days. This installation was an excellent example of how entrance canopies can add value to organisations’ facilities. A&S Landscape was pleased that the project was so well-received and would aid wellbeing, and look forward to hopefully working with Royal Mail again in the future.
“The A&S Landscape team was well-mannered and polite throughout the installation.”
Royal Mail Middleton
Royal Mail Middleton is a delivery office for the Middleton area in Greater Manchester. They provide a variety of mail-related services for local customers, including dropping off and returning prepaid items and printing prepaid labels. Royal Mail is striving to be recognised as the best delivery company in Europe and is proud of the work it does to be a responsible company. This includes diverting 99% of its waste from landfill in 2017-18, preventing three million items of scam mail from reaching customers since 2016, and collaborating with several mental health charities on placements and training. A&S Landscape enjoyed working with a branch of a company that is so dedicated to its customers and having a positive impact on society.
Middleton is a suburban area of Greater Manchester which has an impressive architectural heritage and a history of cotton spinning and silk production. The town’s centre is often called the ‘Golden Cluster’ because of the amazing quality of the heritage clustered there, and this contrasts with a nearby modern shopping area. Local people, such as customers of Royal Mail Middleton, can enjoy this variety of culture on a daily basis.
Organisations across the commercial sector can get great use out of canopies. Here are just a few examples and the kinds of canopy they might consider.
It’s safe to say that shelters have a wide range of commercial sector applications and many organisations have need of them. Whether you represent an industrial estate, retail business or county council, A&S Landscape has the product for you. Contact us today to find out more about our canopies – simply call 01743 444100 to speak to our friendly team.
We are flexible to the financial needs of your organisation. Canopy costs depend on things like size, roof shape and personal requirements, but we fit our recommendations around your budget. Our prices include installation in most circumstances, and we are always crystal clear about costs in our estimates. We accept bank transfers and cheque payments and offer a simple instalment plan to allow you to spread costs. Whether you want to install a wooden outdoor classroom or an entrance shelter, send us an email now at [email protected] to discuss how we can adjust your project to suit your finances.
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