Nelson Entrance Canopy

Nelson Entrance Canopy

The Nelson Entrance Canopy has a stylish domed frame that is constructed from aluminium and is covered with curved polycarbonate that is 4mm thick. It has been designed to fit in with many buildings styles, adding a contemporary feel to traditional buildings and fitting in seamlessly with modern buildings.

The Nelson is the perfect entrance structure for many environments including schools, shops, hospitals, healthcare surgeries, care homes and leisure environments. It can be installed above doors, windows to extend your existing building overhang and offer additional protection from the weather.

Features & Benefits:

  • Attractive Domed Design – Fits in with both modern & traditional buildings at schools, shops, hospitals, care homes and sports centres
  • Low Cost – The Nelson has a cost effective, yet high quality design making it the perfect canopy for those with lower budgets that do not want to compromise on quality
  • Quick installation – no posts or foundations means this canopy can be installed quickly with minimal disruption
  • Length – Available from 1.4m – 2.4m
  • Projection – Available from 0.8m – 1.5m from the wall
  • Strong Aluminium Frame – The frame is made from high grade aluminium for high strength and resistance against rust and rot
  • Robust Roof Panels – 4mm solid polycarbonate sheets that are extremely strong
  • Integrated Guttering – The Nelson is supplied with hidden, integrated guttering that disperses water through a drip spout at the side of the canopy
  • High UV Protection – The roof panels offer high protection against harmful UV rays and also prevents the panels from yellowing over time, extending its lifespan
  • Frame Colour – The aluminium can be powder coated in a choice of 7 colours as standard, alternative colours are available on request at an additional cost
  • Polycarbonate Colour – The roof panels are clear as standard with a choice of 6 alternative colours which are available at an additional cost
  • Snow Loading Capabilities – The Nelson has been tested and certified by TÜV for snow loads up to 170daN/m².
  • Fire Resistance – The clear polycarbonate roof panels that are supplied as standard meet the UK fire rating BS 476 Part 7 Class 1Y and the European fire rating EN 13501-1 B s1 d0
  • 2 Year Guarantee – Supplied with a 2 year guarantee for peace of mind

Product Gallery


Roof Panels

4mm thick solid polycarbonate panels that have a high impact resistance and are light in weight.

High UV Protection – The polycarbonate roof sheets are treated with a special UV coating that protects those underneath from high levels of UV rays. The special coating also prevents the panels from yellowing or fading over time due to sun damage.

High Light Transmittance – The polycarbonate panels let through excellent levels of light. Please see the results in the table below from the test method according to DIN 5036 for each polycarbonate colour for the Nelson:

Polycarbonate Colour Light Transmission %
Clear (Supplied as standard) 87%
Bronze 50%
Grey 55%
Green 73%

Please note: We do not have the results for opal or embossed polycarbonate.

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

Frame Material

The entire canopy frame is made from UNI 6060 T5 grade aluminium that is treated with pure thermosetting polyester powder and is available in a choice of 7 colours as standard.

Integrated Guttering System

An integrated guttering system is hidden within the canopy frame and allows water to flow through the gutter and out through drip spouts at the sides of the structure.

Snow Loading Capabilities

The Nelson is certified by TÜV for snow loads of up to 170daN/m². When tested, there was no recorded signs of any permanent damages or breakage.

Technical Drawing

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Download our technical files including the product data sheet and the .PDF, .DXF, .IGES and .STL files:

Product Data Sheet

Click here to view the Nelson Entrance Canopy Technical Specification Sheet

Technical File Downloads


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Colour Options


The Nelson frame is available in 7 colours; please click here to view the colour chart.


The polycarbonate is available in a choice of 5 different colours; please click here to view the colour chart.

Product Brochure

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