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An Introduction to Able Canopies

Richmond Umbrellas

Richmond Umbrellas

The Richmond is our sturdy umbrella suited to exposed and windy locations, covering from 7 up to 50 square metres and available in three shapes: round, square and rectangular. Available in 19 different sizes. The Richmond is constructed with a robust aluminium frame with 8-12 arms (depending on size) for ultimate strength. The Richmond umbrella has been wind tunnel tested and is TÜV approved (German Technical Inspection Association). Available in extra-large sizes, up to 8m (Round). Suitable for hotels, restaurants and bars, visitor attractions, patios, play-areas, decking or any other outdoor setting.

Optional extras include heating, lighting, side panels and rain gutters. Stainless steel fixings are also available for coastal and marine environments.

The Richmond is ideal for corporate branding and any logo or custom artwork can be screen printed (available at extra cost).

Two fabric options are available – Airtex (polyester) and Sunacryl (acrylic) in a range of standard colours and the frame is supplied in white as standard, although can be supplied in any RAL colour. The Richmond can be installed into a range of different bases including concrete foundations with in-ground sleeves, base plates or portable bases (for smaller sizes only).

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  • Big Span Commercial Umbrella – The Richmond is a big span, reinforced umbrella that is designed to cover large areas up to 50m²
  • Multi Uses – The Richmond is suitable for any outdoor setting where shade and shelter is required, such as school playgrounds, restaurant outside dining areas and visitor attractions
  • Choice of Design - You can choose to have the Richmond supplied as either a square, circular or rectangular umbrella from 3-8m in size.
  • Foldable Design - Although the Richmond is a permanent umbrella, it can be collapsed when not in use, with the hand crank supplied which can also be removed to avoid tampering
  • Reinforced Frame - This commercial umbrella has been especially developed for areas that experience high wind speeds of up to 102 km/h.
  • Robust Aluminium Frame – The frame is made from high quality extruded aluminium with reinforced arms and stainless or galvanised steel connecting components for ultimate protection against corrosion
  • Wide Colour Choice – The frame is supplied in white as standard however, it can be finished in any RAL colour at an additional cost - please see the colour options tab
  • Permanent Installation - All umbrellas in our range are installed into the ground which makes them secure umbrellas that will not blow over or fall victim to theft
  • Choice of Fabric – Choice of two fabrics in 47 different colours; Airtex (polyester) and Sunacryl (acrylic) - please see the colour options tab
  • Fabric Printing – The fabric can be printed with your school or company branding for a professional and impressive appearance
  • Accessories & Upgrades - Along with fabric printing, you can add a selection of accessories to your commercial umbrellas such as: heaters, lighting, fabric side panels and gutters
  • Up to a 5 Year Guarantee – The frame is supplied with a 1 year guarantee and the gearbox is supplied with a 5 year guarantee
  • Fabric Warranty – Up to 10 years, T&C’s apply (ask for more information)

Click on the links below to view our recent installations of the Richmond Commercial Umbrella.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage CentreBosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre In April 2019, we installed a 3no 4m x 3m Richmond Umbrellas at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre.
Trinity Primary AcademyTrinity Primary Academy We supplied and installed a 6m x 4m Richmond Jumbrella at Trinity Primary Academy in August 2016.
Helena Romanes SchoolHelena Romanes School In August 2018, We installed a 8m Richmond Umbrella at Helena Romanes School.

Technical Specification:

Click here to view and download the Richmond Jumbrella Technical Specification Sheet

Frame Colour Options:

The frame is supplied in white as standard, however you can choose from any RAL colour of your choice or a pattern from our exclusive DECORAL® range, which includes pine, walnut, oak, marble, granite effect finishes. Additional costs may apply.

Fabric Colour Options:

There are two fabric options: Sunacryl or Airtex. Fire retardent fabric options are available on request. Please note: colours are illustrative only.

Sunacryl Fabric (acrylic material)
The Sunacryl fabric offers high effective sun protection. It provides protection from the wind, rain, light, heat and UV. Due to the solution dyed acryl fibre, this fabric is non-fading and tear resistant, this makes Sunacryl the ideal fabric for your giant umbrella and in addition easy to clean.

Sunacryl specifications:

  • 100% acryl sunacryl solution-dyed
  • Cleanguard coating outdoor finish
  • Weight 290 g/m²
  • Colour fastness and UV resistance 7 to 8/8 (UV 801)
  • Water pressure resistance 350 mm 
  • Available in 23 standard colours.

Sunacryl Fabric Colour Options

AIRTEX® classic (Polyester)
The AIRTEX® classic fabric is perfect for ultimate sun protection. This 200 g/m² light material is made of 100% polyester which comes with an acryl coating and impregnation on the upper side. The coating shows a special textile character. AIRTEX® classic provides a very low surface weight and a good UV resistance. It is also water resistant and easy to clean.

AIRTEX® classic specifications

  • 100% polyester
  • Acrylic finish on top side
  • Weight 200 g/m²
  • Colour fastness and UV resistance 6 to 8/8 (UV 801)
  • Water pressure resistance 700 mm
  • Available in 24 standard colours.
Drayton Umbrella Airetex fabric colour options


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