2019: A Bumper Year for the Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy

Firstly, I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year, I hope that you’re all feeling refreshed and ready to take on the world after a well-deserved break. Upon my return to work, I quickly got stuck straight back into statistics as I do love a good comparison with the previous years. My first report was to see how many Coniston Wall Mounted Canopies we installed in 2019. I was pleased to discover that we’ve had a pleasant increase in … Continue reading

Selworthy School – Hazelbrook Campus, Somerset

End User: Selworthy School – Hazelbrook Campus Customer: Somerset County Council Contractor: Willmott Dixon Products Installed: x7 canopies, x2 umbrellas and x2 shelters Last month we completed our portion of the extensive £9m works at the all new Selworthy School’s Hazelbrook Campus in Taunton, Somerset for Willmott Dixon and we’re thrilled to show you the photos. Through the Scape Major Works Framework, Somerset County Council have expanded Selworthy School with a brand new campus that will cater for their Secondary … Continue reading

The Coniston: The UK’s Most Popular Canopy?

The beginning of the new year, means many things, including fresh new figures that show the statistics of 2018. And naturally, this means we’ve calculated the total length of Coniston Wall Mounted Canopies supplied and installed in the year of 2018. In 2018, we supplied and installed a total of 1,142 metres in length of Coniston Wall Mounted Canopies. That’s 314 metres longer than the length of the world’s tallest building (the Burj Khalifa). It’s also equivalent to 114 double decker … Continue reading

Sunshine and Showers

I cannot believe I’ve only just realised it’s currently #SunAwarenessWeek! Although I’ve maybe missed the boat on this one as it’s currently Friday, I truly believe that every week is a great week to raise awareness and educate children on the effects of the sun. With this in mind, I thought I’d look into some good old British weather stats and they’re actually pretty interesting… It’ll be no surprise to see that out of England, Scotland and Wales, in 2017 … Continue reading

The Coniston is Over Taking the World!

Well okay, maybe not the world but the Coniston has been so popular over the years since Able Canopies begun manufacturing and installing it, that it has overtaken the length of many large monuments and public spaces. The Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy was in fact named after Coniston Water; the third largest lake in the Lake District and can you believe it, the canopy has overtaken the length of the lake itself almost 3 times over! Since we started manufacturing … Continue reading

Able Canopies’ Latest Wall Mounted Canopy – The Coniston 6

We have found over the years, time and time again, that wall mounted canopies are by far the most requested canopy when we receive an enquiry and the Coniston 35 is our most popular product. We have a wide range of free standing canopies on offer but not so many wall mounted canopies so we wanted to expand our range of wall mounted canopies to offer customers a selection of different roof materials and products to suit all budgets. That’s … Continue reading

New Coniston Video Now Available to Watch

Have you seen the new Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy video on our website? If not, you should pop over to the Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy product page now and have a watch. The video goes through almost everything you need to know about the Coniston whether you are in the education, leisure, and healthcare, retail or hospitality industry. You will see an elegantly designed slide show of recently installed images of the Coniston while listening to the benefits and features … 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

It’s All New at Newington Community Primary School

Children and staff at Newington Community Primary School are celebrating the completion of two new multipurpose canopies at their school in Ramsgate, Kent. The school which has been educating the children of Ramsgate for 4 years, wanted to improve the learning environment for their pupils, enabling them to learn and play outdoors whilst keeping safe from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Mr Stokes, Newington’s head teacher is very pleased with the new addition to their school which was supplied and … Continue reading

Sandown Bay Academy Unveils New All-Weather Canopy

The winter weather affects us all, but it won’t be a problem for pupils at Sandown Bay Academy. The completion of a brand new 23 metre freestanding pyramid canopy at the school ensures students can forget about the wind, rain and snow and enjoy the outdoors all year round. Home to more than 1600 pupils, the school has been a specialist sports college since 2004, and became a specialist science college in 2009. After achieving sporting success, high standards and pioneering leadership … Continue reading