The Coniston: Not Just a Wall Mounted Canopy

If you’ve been following us for a while, you will have noticed that the Coniston is by far the most in demand canopy within our range. We supply and install the Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy every single month to our customers and it’s most popular within schools and nurseries due to the versatility, value for money and long-life expectancy, not the mention the alluring 10-year guarantee. What’s not to like? Well nothing of course… The Coniston is the ultimate canopy, so … Continue reading

£7.8m Renovation for Derbyshire School

Murray Park Community School in Derbyshire were undergoing a huge £7.8m renovation which included a new school building featuring 15 new classrooms, a reception area, office space and canopies to the exterior. Able Canopies were invited to tender for the works, and we were more than happy to, particularly because we had recently completed a number of successful jobs for Wates Contraction who were managing the new project. These projects were at Westbury School, Bluecoat Primary School, Poplars Farm Primary … Continue reading

Outdoor Area Installed At School And Nursery In Kent

Queenborough School & Nursery in Kent were looking to expand a learning and play space for one of their classrooms. As such, they contracted NPS Property Consultants to help them create this new area. Those working on the project at the school and nursery setting wanted to create an outdoor area which could be used for lessons and play all year round. This created some challenges. Outdoor spaces can be become wet and slippery during wet periods and too much … 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

Pulling it all together

Some of our installation projects involve the co-ordination of numerous construction phases and trades. We have the capability to deliver professional project management to ensure the complete canopy installation is delivered on time and on budget. Project Management Each of our installations involves project management. Coordinating start times, deliveries and hand over, all take planning and communication. These skills allow us to look the requirements of each project and sometimes widen our responsibilities to include more elements of the installation … Continue reading

A Sweet Idea

Our canopies are nothing if not flexible. They can be used to provide shelter and shade for all sorts of applications. One that caught our eye recently was the use of a Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy (the King of Canopies) to provide weather protection for pupils who were using the school tuck shop. The Coniston was the ideal choice as it provides the projection required to keep tuck shop customers sheltered and it has the robust nature that will allow … Continue reading

Give your outside space the royal treatment

For schools up and down the country being able to make the maximum use of outside space is not just the right thing to do from an educational stand point but good business sense too. Sheltered areas allow safe outside learning and interactive play all the year round. This flexible use of outside space needs to be weighed up against the costs to transform it and the likely amount of use. Getting the most from the budget is therefore essential. … Continue reading

Meads’ Family Race Night 2017 – Romford

Mead Primary School in Romford is holding a family race night on Friday 12th May 2017 at 6pm. You can place your bet of just 50p per horse and get ready to cheer your horse on! There will also be additional entertainment throughout the evening with music, a licensed bar, refreshments and a raffle with amazing prizes to be won, it’s a night not to be missed! Able Canopies are one of the proud sponsors for the exciting event and … Continue reading

Thorpe Park Installation Looks Great

With just under two million visitors every year, Thorpe Park is one of the biggest attractions in the UK. While the rides get a lot of attention, many rely on the amusement park’s refreshment stands and buildings to enhance their day out. One of the biggest challenges for refreshment areas is how to keep customers happy while they wait, and when the weather is poor, this is even more challenging. In March 2016, we were approached by the facilities leader … 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