In The Spotlight – The Tarnhow Dome

In The Spotlight – The Tarnhow Dome

Specifying canopies for your projects is much easier when the canopy design is flexible can be adapted to suit your specific project. The Tarnhow Dome Free Standing Canopy is a perfect example of this. Because we design the canopy in-house and every canopy is made to order, we can adjust the design (subject to structural calculations and viability) to suit your exact requirements. This makes it very popular with Architects and Contractors. End users love it too, because the large timber beams create an aesthetic appeal that is hard to dislike.

Barking Abbey School, Essex
The above Tarnhow Dome was installed at Barking Abbey School in Essex, they wanted to provide cover from the weather within their playground that also covered the entrance to two different rooms within the building. To do this, we created an ‘L shape’ design, so it wraps around the corner of the building.

Jo Richardson School, London
Jo Richardson School in London chose the Tarnhow Dome to cover a large outdoor dining area. In order to provide seamless weather protection, we adapted the canopy slightly to fit the shape of the building where the end of the canopy meets the wall.

Northam Farm Holiday Park, Somerset

Northam Farm Holiday Park in Burnham-on-Sea had an extra-large outdoor dining area they wanted to protect from the weather. Total area was 30m x 12m, in order to cover such a big span, we added centre posts to the canopy for extra support and to meet structural requirements. This allowed them to cover the full size required, maximising their profits due to being able to serve more customers at any given time.

The Oaks Primary School, West Midlands

This primary school in Birmingham had a new extension built and wanted to add a canopy onto the entrance to protect it from driving rain and wind. We installed a Tarnhow Dome Free Standing Canopy and included windows and doors, effectively creating a porch with a canopy on the front for double weather protection.

You can find specification and models for the Tarnhow Dome Free Standing Canopy on NBS, BIM and our specification website. Request your personal log in details from us to download PDF, DXF, STL and IGES files, email

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Able Canopies Ltd. design, manufacture and install commercial grade canopies, shade sails, awnings and shelters across the UK. We specialise in servicing the education, leisure, healthcare and retail sectors and have extensive experience working with architects and contracting firms on small and large projects.
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