Tarnhow Dome Freestanding Timber Canopy

Tarnhow Dome Freestanding Timber Canopy

The Tarnhow Dome Canopy is an attractive freestanding dome system that creates an eye-catching focal point to your outdoor area. Its distinctive timber framework adds a modern touch to any environment and is ideal for making use of large areas that are currently under used, especially during wet weather.

Provide your pupils or visitors with a comfortable and spacious area which is sheltered from the weather all year. This canopy is perfect for creating outdoor dining areas, seating areas and playground shelter.

The Tarnhow Dome Freestanding Canopy is constructed from a Glulam timber frame which is PEFC certified, sustainable, fire resistant to BS 5268 and environmentally friendly.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Attractive Domed Roof to Create an Eye-Catching Canopy
  • Can Cover Large Areas – The Tarnhow Dome has an unlimited length with 6 metres between posts, and a projection of up to 16 metres
  • A Seamless Finish – All visible fixings are timber, leaving you with a flawless timber canopy
  • Curved Timber Frame – The frame is made from Glulam (Glue Laminated) timber which is sourced from PEFC accredited timber merchants
  • Fire Resistance – The timber frame features a fire resistant that meets BS 5268
  • Environmentally Friendly and Economical Product – A standard steel beam takes 6 times the energy cost to produce and Glulam is lighter in weight than similar materials resulting in less transport emissions
  • Approved Timber – Complies with the requirements of British Standard BS EN 386: 2001
  • Polycarbonate Roof Panels – Choice of 5mm solid or 16mm structured polycarbonate which is vandal and shatter resistant
  • High UV Protection – Blocking in excess of 98% of UV rays
  • Choice of Colour – The timber frame can be finished a choice of 10 colours and the roof panels are available in clear or opal; please see the colour options tab for colour swatches
  • 15 Year Life Expectancy – Subject to the chosen finish and adherence to the maintenance schedule

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Design & Specification

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 Tarnhow Dome Freestanding Canopy Technical Specification Sheet

Technical File Downloads:


Please see below the NBS specs and BIM models for you to download and add to your project.



Colour Options

Polycarbonate Roof:

The 5mm and the 16mm polycarbonate roof options are available in clear and opal.

Timber Frame:

The Timber frame can be stained in any of the colours shown here: Timber Canopy Frame Colours


Please see below our recent customer testimonials for our Tarnhow Dome Timber Canopy installations:

“Outstanding!! – Looks brilliant, Professional fitters 10/10!”

Nightingale Academy, London – View Installation >

“Great work completed to a high standard.”

The Colleton Primary School, Berkshire – View Installation >

“Very happy with the first contact & then survey through to completion. A very good service & impressive product.”

Kidzworld, Cornwall – View Installation >

“Good service very professional.”

Oakwood Primary School, Plymouth – View Installation >

“The new timber canopies are truly special & really enhance the experience of outdoor socialising for students. I would like to comment on what an excellent job your workmen have done and what a lovely group of workers they were. If I need any further canopies I will definitely be in touch!”

Carshalton High School for Girls, Surrey – View Installation >

“Efficient service – installation all ran to time; very pleased with the product (a re-order). All installers and staff were very helpful, brillant service all round.”

The Castle Primary School, Devon – View Installation >


Click here to read our recent customer testimonials >

Why Choose Able Canopies

Able Canopies Tarnhow Dome Freestanding Canopy is an innovative design that creates an attractive timber canopy that has many benefits. Choosing Able Canopies to supply and install your timber canopy means that you would benefit from many features such as after sales care and unlimited advice during and after your canopy ordering and installation process.

In addition, our fully trained installation teams can install your Tarnhow Dome timber canopy with minimal disruption to you, your clients, or your pupils, you can rest assured you will receive a comprehensive and professional service.

Using our 3D CAD design facility within our fabrication design department we can work closely with you to ensure a fast, efficient turnaround, from the initial design stage and through the manufacturing process, our engineers will help to save you time and money.

We can also provide structural calculations for any of our designs whether they are stainless steel, galvanised steel, aluminium or timber structures this will ensure our timber canopies are fit for purpose, structurally safe for wind and snow loading.

Product Brochure

Download our product brochure to view our full range of canopies:

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