Tamworth Entrance Canopies

Tamworth Entrance Canopies

The Tamworth is robust aluminium entrance canopy with a simple modern appearance. It is the most cost effective entrance canopy within our range, yet it does not compromise on quality. The frame is constructed from T5 grade aluminium which is naturally rust resistant and features high impact resistant solid polycarbonate roof panels.

Due to its minimalist design, this cantilevered entrance canopy is the ideal door shelter for new builds at schools, nurseries, shops, factories, and hospitals. It can also be a quick and low cost addition for existing builds, creating an attractive contrast to traditional styles and settings.

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  • Available Lengths – From 1.5m to 2m
  • Available Projections – From 0.8m – 1.2m from the wall
  • Cantilevered – The Tamworth is fixed to the wall with aluminium brackets and has no canopy posts
  • Creates Shelter Above More Than Just Doors – The Tamworth can be used as a wall mounted walkway or to create shade above windows
  • Most Cost Effective Design – This is the most cost effective canopy in our range whilst still benefiting from a high quality frame
  • Aluminium Canopy – The frame is constructed from robust aluminium sections that are naturally resistant to rust
  • Polycarbonate Roof Panels – The roof panels are 4mm solid polycarbonate sheet which offer excellent light transmittance
  • High UV Protection – Protecting those underneath and also preventing the panels from discolouring
  • Tested to UK & European Fire Standards - The clear polycarbonate panels meet the UK fire rating BS 476 Part 7 Class 1Y and the European fire rating EN 13501-1 B s1 d0
  • Snow Load Tested – The canopy has been tested and approved by TÜV for snow loads up to 170daN/m²
  • Integrated Guttering – Rain water is dispersed through drip spouts located at the front of the canopy
  • 2 Year Guarantee - Supplied with a 2 year guarantee for peace of mind

Roof Panels

The Tamworth canopy is covered with 4mm solid polycarbonate panels that have a high breakage resistance.

Fire Resistance - The clear polycarbonate roof panels adhere to the European fire standard EN 13501-1 B s1 d0 and the UK fire rating BS 476 Part 7 Class 1Y.

High UV Protection – The polycarbonate panels are coated on both sides with a high UV protective covering. This coating protects those underneath from harmful UV rays and also prevents the panels from discolouring, prolonging the life expectancy of the polycarbonate

Excellent Light Transmittance – The polycarbonate panels offer excellent light transmittance, the percentage varies depending on the colour of polycarbonate chosen.

The chart below shows the results when tested to the method DIN 5036:
Polycarbonate Colour Light Transmission %
Clear (Supplied as standard) 87%
Bronze 50%
Grey 55%
Green 73%
Please note: We do not have the results for embossed or opal polycarbonate.


The Tamworth is constructed from a T5 grade aluminium frame for ultimate corrosion resistance.

Integral Guttering

The integrated aluminium guttering system disperses water out through drip spouts which are located at the front of the canopy.

Snow Loading Capabilities

The Tamworth has passed the tests undertaken by TÜV for uniformly distributed snow loads up to 170daN/m².


Click here to download the Tamworth Technical Specification Sheet


The Tamworth frame is available in 18 colours; please click here to view the colour chart


The polycarbonate is available in a choice of 7 different colours; please click here to view the colour chart


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