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Take the Classroom Outside

Improve focus and give your students a more memorable learning experience. Our school canopies bring the classroom outside.

Enjoy Glare Free Working

  Enjoy privacy and glare free working with our suite of manual or automated blinds for the commercial, health and education sectors.

Combining Convenience and Aesthetics

Our cycle shelters combine convenience with modern aesthetics. Durable and well-constructed, they provide a convenient, attractive parking space for bicycles.

Walk in Ease and Comfort

Our walkway canopies let you walk with ease and comfort when transferring from one building to the next. Ideal for commercial buildings and other establishments.

Why Kensington Shade and Shelter?

Multiple Product Packages – One Contractor

Using Standout & Innovative Products


Our motorised and non-motorised shading products are all about form and function. They come in different colours and materials that provide complete privacy and ultimate sun protection. Our bespoke shades guarantee quality that turns any space into an ambient environment.


Make the most of your outdoor space with our robust and easy-to-install aluminium shelters. These products range from fixed walkways to stand-alone canopies that feature efficient drainage and filter natural lighting. Turn your outdoor area into a comfortable shelter.

Street Furniture

You’ve come to the right place for high-quality street furniture. Our featured products find the balance between comfort and functionality based on the requirements of your outdoor space. Our street furniture are hard-wearing products guaranteed to last.

Why Kensington Shade and Shelter?

Multiple Product Packages – One Contractor

Using Standout & Innovative Products


Motorised and non-motorised commercial blinds and shading products in an extensive choice of types, colours and materials for the ultimate in privacy and protection from the sun. Our ranges offers complete design flexibility, catering for standard, bespoke and specialist requirements.

Kensington’s ‘Shade’ solutions will provide you with the quality and performance to achieve ambient and comfortable environments in most market sectors.

Combine with our ‘Shelter’ products for the complete package. Ask us how.

Who says you can’t have form as well as function?


Modular aluminium, robust and easy to install systems, which can incorporate a host of features including, integral drainage, screening and and lighting, and are available with several glazing options.

Kensington’s ‘Shelter’ solutions include fixed, lean-to or stand alone canopies, walkways and shelters; our versatile products can be specified on a variety of applications including outdoor learning areas for schools.

Combine with our ‘Shade’ products for the complete package. Ask us how.

Make the most of your space by bringing the outside, inside.

Street Furniture

Buy your high-quality street furniture on-line. Our street furniture adds functionality and comfort to any outdoor space and is ideal for a wide range of applications. You can add outdoor furniture to schoolyards, corporate property and other establishments using designs from our durable Elk Range.

The Elk range consists of hard-wearing products that are designed to suit all environments. Buy today and watch how it transforms your outdoor spaces.

Elk Street Furniture

About Kensington Systems

Kensington Systems designs, manufactures, and installs innovative shade and shelter products for more beautiful, functional spaces. We also supply blinds and street furniture that enhance the ambiance of any property. With over 30 years of experience as a shelter and canopy manufacturer, we have built a reputation for providing durable, creative indoor and outdoor solutions. We continuously strive to bring new canopy designs to the market to meet the ever increasing architectural demands of our clients. We build quality canopies and cycle shelters backed by our commitment to unparalleled service.

Kensington’s strategically positioned offices in both Bristol and Cardiff working closely with our installation partners around the United Kingdom enable us to offer our products and services nationwide. Kensington’s vision, focus and team spirit motivate us to succeed in manufacturing canopies that meet client requirements.

We provide bespoke solutions for every client. Find out more about our feature shelter products today.

Featured Products

Outdoor Canopies for Schools

Fixed Canopies

We supply and install fixed canopies that maximise your outdoor space. Our team creates bespoke canopy solutions based on your unique requirements. Our experience ranges from education at all levels, to healthcare to the commercial industry.

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Cycle Shelters UK

Cycle Shelters

We manufacture and install covered bike shelters in schools and commercial properties throughout the UK. Our extensive experience and expertise enable us to build a shelter where guests can park their bikes and easily locate them afterwards. Come to us for products that create an orderly parking space for cyclists.

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Covered Walkway for Schools

Walkway Shelters

We design and install covered walkway systems based on what your school, healthcare establishment or commercial building needs. From traditional structures to contemporary styles, we can tailor walkway covers to match the existing building and your overall property design.

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Case studies

Birmingham City Council

Recently constructed flagship office in the heart of Birmingham.

Dene Magna School

Covered continuous school walkway solution above a sloping path.

Lyde Green School

Free standing canopy is powder coated in RAL 7035 light grey and looks stunning against the backdrop of the building.

100 Cheapside

Stunning project in the heart of London.

Cannington Court

High specification curtaining, roman blinds and zip roof blinds for heritage building.

Hutchinson 3G UK

Prestigious office refurbishment.

Briarwood School

Canopies supplied to Briarwood School to cater for children with Severe Learning Difficulties.

City Hall

Iconic city Grade II listed building.

St Ursula's

New learning facility that uses state of the art ICT.

Who we work with

What our clients say

quote-icon2Thank you for making every effort possible to pull out all the stops and go that extra mile.
Lloyd Bridges, Kennet Construction Limited

quote-icon2The project was handed over as per the programme to a truly delighted customer who also wanted to share their thanks and gratitude. Not only did you deliver, but you assisted the team raise an incredible £10,000 towards their running costs for a year.  I would like to thank you for what has been an extremely memorable project.
Ian Jones, Operations Director, Willmott Dixon Construction, Ronald McDonald House – Cardiff

quote-icon2Thank you so much for the amazing job you did of those tricky blinds, which are a huge success.
Sir James and Lady Deirdre Dyson

quote-icon2Kensington’s experience in the education sector provides them with an edge in respect of product robustness and longevity.
Keith Dawes, City of Bristol College

quote-icon2I can recommend Kensington who offer an excellent service with good communication and good after sales service.
Brian Trupp, BAM Construct UK

quote-icon2We have always found Kensington’s service and quality to be excellent.
M. Kerslake, Priory Community School

quote-icon2Kensington have always delivered a professional and prompt service ensuring all aspects of patient dignity are followed at all times.
Steve Bathe, The Great Western Hospital


Whatever your requirements, Kensington has the right product for you. Choose from our range of commercial shading solutions.


Whatever your requirements, Kensington has the right product for you. Choose from our range of shelter systems.

Street furniture

Our range of street furniture is designed with you in mind – buy online for added convenience.

  • Benches
  • Bollards
  • Cycle storage
  • Litter bins
  • Planters
  • Seats
  • Shelters
  • Tables
  • Tree protection

Market sectors

At Kensington, we pride ourselves on providing top-of-the-line shelter and shade solutions to all market sectors and industries. We provide durable, custom shelters, canopies and street furniture to liven up any space, whether it’s indoors or outdoors. Our products are ideal for a variety of applications, including:


We only choose the highest quality fabrics for our blinds and curtains. We believe that good fabric should strike a balance between functionality and aesthetics, combining attractive colours and textures with flame retardant and light blocking capabilities. Fabrics from the Kensington commercial flame retardant ranges can be used with all our blind systems.

Manual or Automatic?

Headquartered in Bristol, Kensington gives you the finest options when it comes to your commercial shading needs. We install bespoke blinds, shutters and curtain systems to achieve the ambience you want. Should you need system automation, our team can install motorisation. With a touch of a button, you can control the amount of sunlight coming in and create your favoured environment.

Our accreditations

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