A Premier installation

PDR Construction approached us to tender for the entrance canopy works at a brand-new building they were constructing for the Premier Inn hotel chain in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. The canopy requested by the architect working alongside PDR Construction was of a similar specification to our Kensington Wall Mounted Entrance Canopy, so we therefore put this product forward in our tender. The Kensington Wall Mounted Entrance Canopy features a galvanised steel frame which can be powder coated in any RAL … Continue reading

Protection above, below and around

Eating outdoors is one of the great pleasures of life. And it’s an excellent way for hospitality businesses to maximise the potential profits of the summer months and beyond. Being able to extend that ’outdoor season’ will be a big boost for many hospitality and leisure outlets. We had this opportunity in mind for customer service businesses when we created the ultimate outdoor weather protection pack for hospitality and leisure businesses. This combination of three complementary products will let bars, … Continue reading

An Awesome Awning

Our awning offer just got bigger and better with our new 12 metre span Langton awning. The Langton is the perfect option for restaurant, retail and leisure environments. It provides big shade for big spaces. The maximum projection of 4.35 metres means that it can protect large areas of tables, people and bar areas with ease. It is this extensive coverage which makes the Langton stand out. Its size makes it a cost-effective way to cover dining, drinking or social … 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 Top Tips to Make Your Wedding Venue Stand Out From the Competition

There are of course many ways that you can make your wedding venue stand out from competitors which includes indoor décor, customer service and packages to suit all budgets. But, have you considered how making more use of your outdoor area and making it a bigger feature of your venue can attract more bride and grooms to be and make them choose your venue over others? Weddings generally have a high number of guests and it can get quite busy … Continue reading

The Coniston – Ideal in any Setting

The Coniston canopy is a real favourite amongst our staff and customers alike. Here at Able Canopies we love how versatile it is and how it can help our customers create their ideal outdoor area at a reasonable price. Our customers love it due to its versatility as well – due to its design it can easily be fixed around corners, or cover uneven ground and incorporate alcoves and other building design features. Our Coniston canopy is very popular with … Continue reading

3 Key Considerations When Planning an Al Fresco Dining Area

With the rise in popularity of “cafe culture” in the UK many eateries and bars are finding customers are looking for attractive outdoor areas to socialise and enjoy food and drink. An outside eating area at the front of your cafe or restaurant can have many benefits, providing extra space for the lunch time rush, providing customers with the choice to eat whilst enjoying the outside and it can also be a free advert promoting your establishment’s goods by displaying … Continue reading

Providing Covered Disability Access to your building

If your organisation is open to the public it is important that provision is made to enable anyone who has a disability to enter the building. This is also the case if you have a private building yet have members of staff who have disabilities which prevent them entering the building easily. Adapting your building to provide means of entry for all levels of mobility often involves installing a ramp – particularly if you are modifying existing buildings. As using … Continue reading

Awnings – What Can They Be Used For?

Choosing a restaurant that has outdoor dining facilities is an important factor for many customers. Think about it – When the sun is shining and it’s lovely and warm outside, the thought of having a day off from cooking is always an attractive option, especially if they are able to dine outside. Many restaurants, cafés and pubs now offer outdoor dining facilities to give their customers more dining space and to improve popularity on hot, sunny days. Installing an awning … Continue reading

Increase your restaurant’s dining space on a budget

Do you find your restaurant sometimes needs an extra area to accommodate a lunch time or evening rush, yet you don’t have the budget to extend your dining area? A covered outdoor area can add another dimension to your establishment and create a versatile eating or drinking area for your customers, whatever the weather. Big or small, an outside area can really be an asset to your establishment. Offering shade and shelter in these areas will not only improve the look … Continue reading