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School Umbrella Shades in South Wales

Posted on 22/08/2017

Ebbw Fawr
Students are now sheltered from rain or UV rays as they walk through the large courtyard. The two new Maxima Umbrellas complement the modern, clean, crisp lines of the campus perfectly.

Project – Outdoor umbrellas complement school in Ebbw Vale

Product – Maxima Umbrella

Requirement – Ebbw Fawr Learning Community, the first 3-16 maintained school in Wales, opened in September 2012. The £57M state of the art campus provides a modern learning environment for all students in Ebbw Vale. The courtyard, however, was lacking shade and was crying out for a modern, stylish addition to complete it.

Solution – Given how large the courtyard was, it was decided to add not one but two Maxima umbrellas. Each umbrella stands proud at 7x7m. They are set close together to provide a huge sheltered area which is flexible for the students to use however they wish. To blend in with the modern, stylish building, the umbrellas have slate grey steelwork and boulder coloured fabric. A&S Landscape offers 40 colours of waterproof fabric, which you can view on our website.

Result – Students are now sheltered from rain or UV rays as they walk through the large courtyard. The two new Maxima Umbrellas complement the modern, clean, crisp lines of the campus perfectly. Students and staff are proud of their school and this new addition is yet another thing for them to enjoy as they move around the site. How lucky they are to have such a fabulous school environment. Adding a cleverly designed canopy is always a great option. If you are considering something similar or would like to talk through some bespoke options please do get in touch.

Find Out More – A&S Landscape is here to discuss the options if you would like to add some space to your campus. From Shade Sails, Umbrellas and Tepees, to straight or curved roof steel canopies, A&S Landscape have a range which is sure to offer you something special. Feel free to look through our gallery, which has more than 1500 images to inspire you.