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Wilmslow High School add Large Bespoke School Canopy in Wilmslow, Cheshire

  • Size: 28000mm x 4768mm/8078mm
  • Steelwork:
    • White

  • Fabric:
    • Natural

Bespoke Maxima Canopy

Wilmslow High School say of themselves, we work in “The pursuit of excellence for every student, every day.” They have a beautiful, modern campus in the Cheshire suburbs and they work to improve the setting with an annual schedule of works. This year they wanted to add a shaded area for students. When they approached A&S Landscape we knew that we would have a solution for them.

A&S Landscape works a lot in the education sector and we have been working with schools to transform their outdoor areas for more than 40 years. We knew that our wide range of products would have something just right for Wilmslow High School. We selected the Maxima Shade Sail and created a bespoke design specifically for the space to be covered. The final size was 28000mm x 4768mm/8078mm with 18 uprights. The fabric looks bright in Natural fabric and the posts are White (RAL 9010) steel.

Bespoke Shade Sail Visual Created for Wilmslow High School

Shade sail visual we created for Wilmslow High School

The structure looks very impressive, the size and clean, bright design add a modern, striking feature to the area. Being visible from the road it can also help new visitors identify the area of the school. Everyone is very pleased with the new canopy, parents, teachers, children and visitors alike. It offers are new space for children to learn, relax and socialise. We were delighted to work with Wilmslow High School on such an exciting project and we welcome them to our list of satisfied school customers.

Why schools are using canopies to expand their provisions during a period of rising intake numbers

As we know, the school-age population has been increasing. The amount 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 mission to create the 420,000 new school places that are needed between 2016 and 2021 and there are a number of ways that this can be accomplished. New schools are being constructed, free schools are being funded and existing schools are being given capital funding to uphold, improve and enlarge facilities. With funds being overstretched, one way that schools are using this capital funding is to make the most of their outside space. Whether to build extra classrooms or to add sheltered spaces which can have no end of different uses.

Some applications of outdoor sheltered areas include:

• Outdoor dining areas

• All-weather sports pitches

• Outdoor classroom

• Bicycle Shelter

• Outdoor theatre

Want to learn more? Read our full blog to learn how you can utilise shelters to improve upon your school’s facilities.

A&S Landscape has a wide range of canopies to offer. Download our Maxima Bespoke Canopy datasheet, to find out more about our custom made fabric designs. You can review more than 1500 images of our installations in our gallery should you need some inspiration.

Read about some of our other work in Cheshire

Stanley School Add Fabric Sail Shade to Campus

In combination with the specialist building contractor we designed a sail structure in Stanley School Greenbank Drive, Wirral, Cheshire . The contract included one 6000mm X 6000mm Maxima™ tensile shade cloth fabric sail comprising one square sail on a four uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings.

Three Sail Shades Designed for Kingsmead Primary School

Working for the specialist building contractor our engineers built three sails in Kingsmead Primary School Dukes Way, Northwich, Cheshire West. The contract included three Maxima™ tensile shade cloth fabric sails including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings.

Shade sail we installed at Malpas Alport SchoolMalpas Alport Endowed Primary School Add Waterproof Sail

Working with our building contractor client our team created a waterproof sail structure for Malpas Alport Endowed Primary School Chester Rd, Malpas, Cheshire. The full contract involved one 12000mm x 6000mm Maxima™ tensile waterproof sail structure comprising of two square sails on six uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings including post protection pads.

Hermitage Primary School Add Curved Roof Entrance Canopy

Working alongside our trade partner A&S made an entrance canopy at Hermitage Primary School Helensburgh, Cheshire. The contract included one Motiva™ Entro curved roof canopy.

Straight Roof Polycarbonate Shelter Installed at Cheadle College

Working for our building contractor client our engineers made two straight polycarbonate roof canopies in Cheadle College Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire. The job involved the supply and installation of two Motiva™ monopitch straight roof canopies, one measuring 7300mm X 5000mm and the second measuring 7300mm X 3000mm.  Both canopies included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes in matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

Shelter we installed at St Mary's Catholic Primary SchoolSt Mary’s Catholic Primary School Add Blue Play Area Shelter

Working for the specialist building contractor our engineers made a straight polycarbonate roof canopy at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Dane Bank Ave, Crewe, Cheshire. The job involved the supply and installation of one Motiva™ monopitch straight roof canopy measuring 7480mm X 6200mm and included for our Alu-Tuff™ aluminium box profile guttering and downpipes which were coated in a matching Dura-coat™ colour finish.

Shade sail we designed for Carden Park HotelWhite Sail Shades Installed at Carden Park Hotel and Spa

Working for the specialist building contractor our team built a sail structure for Carden Park Hotel Chester, Cheshire. The full contract involved the supply and fitting of one Maxima™ tensile waterproof fabric sail structure comprising of one sail on six uprights including for all stainless steel fixtures and fittings.