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Welshampton C of E Primary School in Ellesmere Add Fabric Canopy

  • Size: 6000mm x 6000mm
  • Steelwork:
    • Slate Grey - RAL NO. 7015

  • Fabric:
    • Opal Green - RAL NO. 6026

Maxima Tepee™

It’s safe to say that Welshampton C of E Primary School in Shropshire is very happy with the fabric canopy, it is a lovely addition to the site.

What was the project brief?

Welshampton C of E Primary School in Ellesmere, Shropshire wanted to add some shade and shelter to an area of their playing fields. This would allow the pupils to enjoy quality time in the outdoor space and fresh air on a more regular basis. Because the school is based in such a beautiful area, it was important that the canopy would work with the surrounding environment. Local company, A&S Landscape, was asked to design, manufacture and install the primary school canopy.

What was our primary school shelter solution?

Welshampton Primary SchoolThe A&S Landscape team quickly decided that our Maxima Tepee™ fabric canopy would be the ideal addition to the primary school. The overall canopy measures 6000mm x 6000mm, the modular structure has created plenty of covered space on the playing field. To match the school’s logo, the fabric roof was made with an Opal Green coloured material. This works well with the Slate Grey Dura Coat™ uprights.

So that the tepee could be used all year round, we made the roof with a PVC waterproof fabric. This means the pupils can shelter underneath the canopy from the rain, sun or even snow. If Welshampton C of E Primary School wanted to increase the functionality of the tepee further, they could add side panels and heating and lighting. Post Protector pads could also be added as an extra layer of protection.

What was the result of their new tepee?

It’s safe to say that Welshampton C of E Primary School in Shropshire is very happy with the fabric canopy, it is a lovely addition to the site. It has become the perfect play area for the pupils, as they protected from any rain and harmful UV rays. The outdoor shelter is regularly used during break times and during lessons too, as teachers gain the opportunity to take their classes outside. Play equipment can also be stored under the tepee, which will save valuable storage space inside. As well as a playground shelter, our tepees are also used as dining areas at schools.

About the client

Welshampton C of E Primary School is located near Ellesmere, in Shropshire. This local school has been judged as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted since 2006 and federated with Newtown C.E. Primary School in May 2016. The school ensures that every pupil is happy and are able to achieve their full potential with the help of the dedicated teachers.

Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire this school was a local project to us and so was close to heart. We hope that this lovely school enjoys their playground canopy for many years to come and helps more pupils to achieve their full potential. We’ve also had the opportunity to complete more similar projects in Shropshire, Whitchurch and Telford too.

What are the uses for a canopy in a primary school?

Primary schools use our canopies for a wide range of applications as our designs are versatile and robust. Below we will run through just some of the most popular uses.

Play Area Shelter

Often our structures are used as a play area shelter, which helps your pupils spend more quality time outside during the school day. A straight roof canopy could be the perfect addition to your outdoor area, we also offer straight coloured polycarbonate roof designs to add a real standout feature to the space. Our colour school shelters are effective at adding a pop of colour to any area, which also encourages your pupils to play under the shelter too.

Burlish Park Entrance CanopyEntrance Canopies

Make a great first impression by adding an entrance canopy to your reception area. This can help to frame your entranceway and make it clear for visitors to know where to go. And if you use an inter-comm system, your guests can stay nice and dry while they wait to enter the building. Pick from our Motiva Entro™ curved roof canopy or straight polycarbonate roof canopy the Motiva Entrada™.

Outdoor Classroom

Outdoor learning is becoming more popular amongst schools and is even recognised by Ofsted. Our shelters allow your teachers to take their classes outside without having to plan around the weather forecast. Help your pupils learn about the natural world around them by letting them experience it first-hand – there’s no better way of creating an engaging lesson.

Why should you choose A&S Landscape?

No matter the canopy type you are looking for, be it straight roof, curved roof or a multicoloured canopy, we will have the right product for you. Made using high-quality materials, our wide variety of products have industry-leading guarantees and will last for many years. What’s more is that our friendly team will take care of the whole process too, from the first drawings to the final sign off.

To get inspiration for your canopy, take a look at our finished projects online. We’re proud of the long list of successful jobs we are ever growing, and we would love to add you to the list. Get in touch with our friendly team today. Contact us by email at [email protected], or call 01743 444100.

We’ve also completed many other jobs in Shropshire

Ludlow Junior School Add Fabric Umbrella to Playground

Our team designed a playground umbrella in Ludlow Junior School Clee View, Ludlow, Shropshire. The contract included the supply and fitting of one Maxima™ waterproof Umbrella structure supported on a single upright measuring 5000mm X 5000mm.

Canopy we fitted at Newtown Primary SchoolCurved Roof Canopy Made for Newtown C of E Primary School

We erected a curved roof canopy for Newtown C Of E Primary School Newtown, Wem, Shropshire. The contract included one Motiva™ Mono curved roof canopy measuring 6000mm X 4800mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes which were coated in a matching Dura-coat™ colour finish and four post pads.

Idsall School Add Blue Curved Roof Play Area Shelter

Our team constructed a mono canopy in Idsall School Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire. The full contract involved one Motiva™ Mono monopitch curved roof canopy measuring 10000mm X 4000mm.

Polycarbonate Roof Shelter Made for Stokesay Primary School

Our engineers produced a canopy for Stokesay Primary School Market Street, Craven Arms, Shropshire. The full contract involved relocation of existing canopy to new location and provide new polycarbonate sheets.

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Our team built a curved roof canopy in St George’s Junior School Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The full contract involved one Motiva™ Duo duopitch curved roof canopy measuring 6000mm X 5000mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

 

Outdoor Dining Area Added to Meole Brace School Science College

Our engineers made a straight polycarbonate roof canopy for Meole Brace School Science College Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The full contract involved the supply and installation of one Motiva™ monopitch straight roof canopy measuring 15000mm X 4000mm.

Captain Webb Primary School Add Play Area Shelter

Our engineers designed a straight polycarbonate roof canopy at Captain Webb Primary School Dawley, Telford, Shropshire. The full contract involved the supply and installation of one Motiva™ monopitch straight roof canopy measuring 18500mm X 3000mm with Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish. Supply and installation of 57 sqm of dark blue rubber surfacing underneath the canopy and installation of kerb lines.