8 Ways a Shade Sail Can Benefit Your School

Shade Sails offer many benefits to schools and other educational environments. Below I have listed the top 8 benefits that shade sails offer, proving that shade sails really are the ideal sun canopy for schools. 1. High UV Protection Shade Sails offer high UV protection from harmful UV rays produced by the sun. Fortunately children are now spending more and more time outdoors however, we need to protect them from the risk of skin damage such as skin cancers. Our shade sails protects … Continue reading

Sweet 16 – Our lighter, cheaper Coniston option does the job

At Able Canopies, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products and our service, that’s why we may not always be the cheapest, but you will always find that our products are made from the highest quality materials that follow all required regulations such as CE marking. We also hold many major certifications including ISO, CHAS & Construction Line Gold. We also understand that budgets are tough, particularly within schools and nurseries. That’s why we have developed a product … Continue reading

10 Things you need to know about our Executive Canopies

Our Executive Canopies are the latest products to grace our product range. They are an exciting addition that we are proud to offer due to their incredible features that you need to know about particularly if you are in the leisure or hospitality industry, and if you are looking to offer shade and shelter within your grounds. You Can Adjust the Roof Slats – These canopies feature a revolutionary roof system that consists of aluminium slats that can be adjusted … Continue reading

Where Timber Canopies Can Be Placed At Your Location!

If you’re looking at having a timber canopy installed within your premises, then you might wonder where you are able to install one. Timber canopies are very versatile and can be placed in a number of locations depending on what you want to use it for. So where do we recommend placing your timber canopy at your property? Near Your Entrance One of the most used areas of your building will be the entrance. People may conjugate here to talk before … Continue reading

The Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy

If you are looking for a reliable, robust and safe canopy that will seamlessly blend into your current premises, then there is no better product than our Coniston wall mounted canopy. It is one of our most popular products available because it is both versatile, durable and can be of unlimited length. Longevity When you buy a canopy, you need to know that it will last a long time to ensure that your investment is worthwhile. Our Coniston wall mounted canopy, like … Continue reading

Is a timber cycle shelter right for me?

When it comes to choosing a new cycle parking solution for your school, workplace or retail park, there are many options to choose from, the main two being the design and the construction materials. The Construction materials are not only important for the longevity of the product, but also because this affects the appearance. Timber Shelters are attractive, natural looking structures that fit in with natural green areas and soften up urban spaces. If the timber shelter is made from … Continue reading

Shade Sails and Tensile Canopies – How to Choose

Fabric canopies are stunning structures that are contemporary, colourful and extremely stylish, they work perfectly within modern areas and also transforms outdated areas, bringing them back to life! There are two types of fabric structures to choose from, they are Shade Sails and Tensile Fabric Structures. Both ranges are covered with different fabrics, and I have listed below the benefits of each to help you decide which fabric structure best suits your shade and shelter needs. Shade Sails: Almost unlimited … Continue reading

Which Entrance Canopy is Best for You

There are many different designs of entrance canopies to choose from and each design will suit different buildings types. But it’s not only the appearance you need to bear in mind, the size and available accessories are also important as these provide the cover and facilities required. Small Entrance Canopies If you are looking for a small entrance canopy to provide shelter predominantly above your entrance doors, then a Whiteside Entrance Canopy would be ideal. It is a modern, curved … Continue reading

Uses for a canopy – No 1. Sandpit Cover

A canopy makes a great outdoor play or classroom area, and they are often also utilised as outdoor eating areas. However there are many other uses for a canopy. A useful one – particularly for Early Years and organisations which have lay areas for young children is using your canopy to protect and shade your sandpit. Not only will this keep children playing in the sand pit protected from the sun, and keep the sand cool and comfortable to play … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Have an Entrance Canopy

There are many reasons why an entrance canopy will enhance your building and your school or company. However, today I have gone through what I think are the top 5 reasons why you should invest in an entrance canopy to help you see how you really could benefit from one whatever industry you are in. 1. Highlight Your Building’s Entrance – An entrance canopy will lift the appearance of your building and highlight the area in which people should enter … Continue reading