Hillingdon Hospital Benefits from a 44m Entrance Canopy

Summary: Hillingdon Hospital needed to cover their entrance to protect staff, visitors and patients from the elements The Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy was the perfect structure for the job Ambulances can now pull up to the canopy to take patients into the hospital whilst keeping protected from the weather Last month, just two days before Christmas, we finished installing six Coniston Wall Mounted Canopies at Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge, London for The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This was a … Continue reading

Waiting Shelters for Veterinary Practices

Adhering to social distancing measures, whilst also seeing all the pets registered at your practice that require medical attention can be a tricky task to balance. From my experience, veterinary practices like doctor surgeries, always at full capacity – so how are you meant to keep your furry patients and their owners distanced? The best option in the current situation would be an outdoor shelter. Canopies provide shade and shelter from the weather to all those standing or sitting underneath. … Continue reading

Canopies for Chemists and Pharmacies

Pharmacies and chemists are vital services in every community across the country and during the cold and flu season, they can get extremely busy. With social distancing measures currently in place, it can be tricky keeping all customers spaced apart whilst they que for their prescriptions and purchases. Earlier this year I remember seeing the long ques outside the chemists’ as customers would wait to collect their prescriptions, not to mention the discussions on social media of how they didn’t … Continue reading

Outdoor Shelter for Doctor Surgeries and Dental Practices

Many Doctor Surgeries and Dentists are looking at ways they can welcome their patients whilst trying to minimise the spread of COVID-19 to both their patients and staff. During the summer, many practices provided outside seating areas which was a pleasant experience as patients could sit in the sunshine whilst also keeping a safe distance. However, with the welcome of the autumnal weather and with winter on its way, sitting outside doesn’t seem so enjoyable anymore. In order to keep … Continue reading

Covered Outdoor Waiting Areas for Healthcare Practices

Many healthcare settings such as doctor and dentist practices have fairly small waiting rooms which can only hold a handful of patients at a time given the 2-metre rule. This would have been fine during the summer months as some patients could wait outside however, as we are now in the colder, rainier months, more patients will be looking to book appointments; and they won’t be so keen on sitting outside whilst bearing the wintery elements. It’s important that patients … Continue reading

Filling in the Gaps

Lakes Meadow, a care home in Coggeshall, Essex had an area that was an awkward shape within their grounds which they wanted to utilise by storing mobility scooters and keeping them sheltered from the rain. The area in question was in between two buildings and was 7.19m in length, 1.98m at the smallest opening and 6m at the largest opening. Because of the odd shape, the canopy would need to be bespoke to be able to over the whole area … Continue reading

Made To Measure Canopies

Your company’s building and outdoor space is unique. How you use them is going to be different from other organisations; even those in the same industry. This individuality makes you special and is the reason why your customers pick your products or services over those of your competitors. Offering a variety of products and services enables you to provide different experiences for your customers so they can choose the best option for them. Offering this variety is a necessary challenge … Continue reading

Our Process from Enquiry to Quotation

We often have enquiries where customers would like a quotation without a free site survey, but in order to be able to offer you a quotation that is as accurate as possible, a site survey will nearly always be required. A site survey allows us to see not only if your area is suitable to fix your chosen structure to, but also to see if there are any obstructions that may affect the quote, the type of wall we are … Continue reading

Discover the potential of your hospital’s outdoor area

Whilst the internal facilities of your hospital are extremely important, an area which can be a huge benefit to both your staff, patients and visitors is a pleasant outdoor garden or seating area. The benefits of fresh air and engaging with nature are well documented, with more and more reports showing that even just looking at a natural environment can improve people’s wellbeing, for example research has shown that patient recovery rates improve if even the view out of their … Continue reading

Awnings for Care Homes – The Benefits

A much needed facility that may be overlooked within care homes is an outside shelter structure to provide shelter to their residents when enjoying the outside. Creating an accessible, comfortable and relaxing outside area for residents is important as the outside can offer a lot to those that can no longer pop here and there as and when desired. A relaxing outside area can give elderly and less able residents freedom. Whether it is giving them a hobby such taking … Continue reading