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ShadeSail canopy at Sir John Talbot’s School in Shropshire

Posted on 05/08/2019

The new space has some seating without shade and some with shade to offer students a choice of where to sit. The posts were fitted with post protectors for added safety and these were also in yellow to keep up the theme.

Project – Yellow ShadeSail creates shaded seating at Whitchurch school

Product – Maxima ShadeSail

Requirement – A courtyard area at Sir John Talbot’s School in Shropshire already had some picnic bench seating, but what it didn’t have was any shade. Students are always keen to be outdoors but protection from UV rays is key, especially in light of the more extreme weather that we are seeing. The area was perfect for a fabric canopy from the Maxima range at A&S Landscape, so the only question was, which design to choose …

Solution – The Maxima range has a number of different fabric canopies. UmbrellasShadeSailsStarSails and Tepees to name a few. The ShadeSails are available in triangle or square fabric, overlapping or single layer, different colours, shade cloth or PVC, so the choices really are endless. Sir John Talbot’s school installed a square hypar ShadeSail at 5m x 5m in yellow shade cloth fabric and black steelwork. This aligned nicely with the school’s branding and has created a smart new shaded seating area for students to enjoy.

Result – The new space has some seating without shade and some with shade to offer students a choice of where to sit. The posts were fitted with post protectors for added safety and these were also in yellow to keep up the theme. It is a lovely new area which now has purpose and a modern canopy, we think it looks great, especially on a bright sunny day!

Find Out More – If you are thinking about a similar project, take a look at our gallery which contains more than 1500 images of projects that we have completed. It is a good place to look for some inspiration. You can always call us directly if you would like to chat through the options, we would be glad to help.