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Ysgol Penygloddfa Sail Shades
Ysgol Penygloddfa Sail Shades
Ysgol Penygloddfa Sail Shades

Shade Sails at Ysgol Penygloddfa

  • Size: 5000mm x 5000mm
  • Steelwork:
    • Ultramarine Blue - RAL NO. 5002

  • Fabric:
    • Yellow

    • Green

    • Blue - RAL 5003

Maxima Sail™

It’s always fun to add some vibrant design to a school, and we think we did it with these outdoor fabric shade sails in Newtown, Powys.

We worked with Ysgol Penygloddfa to install three Maxima Sails, each 5000mm x 5000mm with smart Blue (RAL5002) posts and colourful fabric sails in Yellow, Green and Blue. The addition of red post pads meant that the entire area did more than just provide shade on a sunny day, it provided a talking point too.

Parents just loved the fact their children were getting protection from the sun and the vibrant and whimsical design added some playfulness to the area.

“All aspects of work from initial contact, through planning stages and discussions, fitting of posts and then sails, were first class and very professional at each and every stage. The sails not only serve their function by providing shade in areas where required, but they also enhance the areas they serve and also the school. There have been many positive comments from parents regarding our thought in providing shade for their children, our pupils. An excellent addition to our school.”

Headteacher – Ysgol Penygloddfa

The benefits and importance on outdoor play on children

Health is negatively affected by not getting sufficient exercise, resulting in increasing rates of obesity in children and adolescents. Children are not playing outside as much as they have done historically, restricting their contact with sunlight and thus the creation of Vitamin D which helps to fight infection and keeps skin healthy. Sunlight also helps to manage the production of melatonin which regulates sleep. Smartphones emit damaging blue light, which can cause headaches and eye strain. Blue light in the evenings can even restrict the development of melatonin, which in turn can make falling asleep very tough for some children.

See how schools can help their students spend more time outside over on our blog.

We’re delighted we could make such a difference to this outstanding school. We’ve also worked many other schools in Wales, including Ysgol Gynradd Llaneltydd. Read more about similar projects on our blog.

We’ve installed many other canopies and shade sails nearby in Gloucestershire

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In combination with the building contractor we designed three curved roof canopies at Rowanfield Infant School Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The contract included three Motiva™ Duo duopitch curved roof canopies measuring 7000mm X 4000mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes which were coated in a matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

Canopy we designed for Cirencester CollegeLarge Curved Roof Dining Area Shelter Added to Cirencester College

Our engineers designed a curved roof canopy in Cirencester College Fosses Way Campus Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Full details are: one Motiva™ Duo duopitch curved roof canopy measuring 16011mm X 8000mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

Fabric Sail Shade Added to The Heart Of The Forest Community Special School

Working alongside a leading architect our team built a sail structure at The Heart Of The Forest Community Special School Coleford, Coleford, Gloucestershire. The contract included the supply and fitting of one Maxima™ tensile shade cloth fabric sail structure comprising of two triangle sails on a total of five uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings.

Canopy we installed at Tewkesbury SchoolTewkesbury School Create Outdoor Dining Area With Curved Roof Shelter

Our engineers made a curved roof canopy for Tewkesbury School Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Full details are: one Motiva™ Duo duopitch curved roof canopy measuring 14000mm X 12000mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes which were coated in a matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

Cam Everlands Primary School Add Polycarbonate Shelter and Plastic Picket Fencing

A&S produced a straight polycarbonate roof canopy and fencing at Cam Everlands Primary School Cam, Dursley, Gloucestershire. Full details are: the supply and installation of one Motiva™ monopitch straight roof canopy measuring 13500mm X 3000mm with Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.  Supply and installation of 13500mm of plastic picket fencing.

Curved Roof Shelter Installed at Berkhampstead School

Our engineers erected a curved roof canopy in Berkhampstead School Cheltenham, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The contract included one Motiva™ Mono monopitch curved roof canopy measuring 19000mm X 4000mm with Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes which were coated in a matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

Canopy we fitted at Cirencester Primary SchoolPlayground Shelters Added to Cirencester Primary School To Create Shade

Working alongside the building contractor we produced two straight polycarbonate roof canopies at Cirencester Primary School Cirencester, Gloucestershire. The contract included the supply and installation of one Motiva™ monopitch straight pitched roof canopy measuring 17600mm X 3500mm and one Motiva™ monopitch straight pitched roof canopy measuring 6600mm X 2300mm.

Shelter we installed at Finlay Community SchoolFinlay Community School Create Outdoor Shade with Polycarbonate Canopy

In collaboration with the building contractor A&S created a straight polycarbonate roof canopy for Finlay Community School Gloucester, Gloucestershire. The job involved the supply and installation of one Motiva™ Lean-to monopitch straight roof canopy measuring 17500mm X 3000mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.