Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a School Canopy

Your Solution for Social Distancing and Extra Space at Your School

It’s becoming more and more apparent that social distancing and ‘bubbles’ may be required for a while yet. We have a potential solution to enable you to take advantage of the space you currently have.
Able Canopies have been designing, manufacturing and installing canopy and shelter structures across the UK for over 18 years, helping to transform under-used outdoor space into versatile all-weather areas that can be used all year round for teaching, waiting and dining.



For Alfresco Dining, Outdoor Classrooms and More

Our canopies can turn awkward areas into useable space, to make choosing the perfect canopy for your requirements quick, easy and enjoyable.

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Free Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a School Canopy

Ready to find out more or request a free site survey? Call us on 0800 389 9072, email or complete our contact us form.

Received Funding?

Have you recently received funding for building improvements and have some leftover? Could you use it to protect your outside area from the weather with one of our canopies, creating a more useable space in an era when time outside is more important than ever? Contact us today to find the perfect shade and shelter structure that fits within your leftover budget.

To help you and your school, we offer the following:

Free Site Survey
 – Call us now on 0800 389 9072 or contact us to find out if you qualify
Free Planning Advice – If you need planning permission, we offer free planning assistance
Free Canopy Visual – We can supply full colour visuals to see what your canopy will look like in situ
Free Funding Advice – Visit our funding pages and download our free funding guide
Free Publicity – After your canopy has been installed, we can contact the local press if desired
Fully CE Marked Products – All our products conform to the CE Marking requirements, click find out more about all our certifications
Wind and Snow Calculations – Our products have been assessed by an expert Structural Engineer

The Canopy Experts – We have 1000’s of extremely happy clients throughout the UK, most of which are schools, nurseries, colleges and universities. Click here to read our Customer Feedback.

“Very easy company to work with. The installation team installed the canopy seamlessly. Neat & Tidy. I would recommend Able to others.”

King Edward VI School - Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire

A Selection of Our Favourite School Canopy Installations

Eastbrook Primary School
Dagenham, Essex

Product: Tarnhow Dome Free Standing Canopy
Frame Colour: Light Oak
Size: 33.1m x 7m

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Selwyn Primary School
Newham, London

Product: Two Coniston 16 Wall Mounted Canopies with Coloured Polycarbonate
Frame Colour: Hipca White
Size: 12.4m x 2.3m and 13.45m x 2.3m

View more: Selwyn Primary School Canopies >

Poplars Farm Primary School
Grantham, Lincolnshire

Product: Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy
Frame Colour: Anthracite Grey
Size: 25m x 4m

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Liberty Primary School
Mitchan, London

Product: Welford Dome Junior
Frame Colour: Signal Blue
Size: 10m x 4m

View more: Liberty Primary School Canopy >

Murray Park Community School
Mickleover, Derbyshire

Product: Four Coniston Wall Mounted Canopies
Frame Colour: Anthracite Grey
Size: Various

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Dartington Primary School
Totnes, Devon

Product: Five Tarnhow Mono Wall Mounted Timber Canopy
Frame Colour: Light Oak
Size: Various

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Hailsham Primary School
Hailsham, East Sussex

Product: Bespoke Coniston Wall Mounted Canopy
Frame Colour: Light Blue
Size: 8m x 2.1m and 8.9m x 2.1m

View more: Hailsham Primary School Canopies >

Mauldeth Road Primary School
Manchester, Lancashire

Product: Double Grange Free Standing Canopy
Frame Colour: Hipca White
Size: 11.2m x 9.2m

View more: Mauldeth Road Primary School Canopy >

“From start to finish everyone has been very professional and helpful, no request was too small. The finished canopies look amazing. Thank you to everyone at Able Canopies.”

Oak Wood School, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Ready to find out more or request a free site survey? Call us on 0800 389 9072, email or complete our contact us form.