Spaceshade School Canopies

Fixed canopies, school canopies and outdoor learning areas

Kensington supplies and installs a variety of outdoor canopies and shelters for schools in the UK. We take pride in the quality of our canopy systems and the reliability of our installation work. Call us today and we will send our team to your site to complete the task.

Providing a safe, comfortable and stimulating environment is one of the primary goals of every school. Students need a great place to study, rest and have fun. Our outdoor school canopies are ideal extensions of the classroom. They provide a relaxed and interesting environment, making the school a better place for students and teachers alike.

Outdoor learning

Our school canopies and lean-to canopy range create an excellent outdoor learning environment, easing the strain on large classroom groups, and improving the aesthetics and efficiency of the school.

Aluminium frame fixed school canopies

The aluminium frame-fixed school canopy system with triple-wall polycarbonate offers a low-maintenance solution that is far better value for money than steel and tensile fabric options. The integral drainage channel allows rainwater to be managed efficiently. The polycarbonate roof is available in three different varieties, to give flexibility in all light levels, and UV protection. All three models also have a 65kg/sqm snow-loading capacity.

Large projections available

Maximum projection of up to six metres can be gained with no maximum length to allow large areas to be covered economically and quickly.

Large spans available

A massive unsupported span width of up to six metres between posts can be achieved with this system, utilising integral steel I beam within the front lintel.

Modular outdoor canopies for schools

Kensington’s outdoor school shelter uses a modular, universal design and removes any costly engineering and turnkey fabrication costs normally found with tensile and steel fabric structures.

Optional extras

The school canopies are available with several optional extras. Side infill sections, lighting and heaters are all optional extras that can increase the functionality of your canopy, allowing you to use it throughout spells of cold and windy weather.

25-year life expectancy

The school canopy and lean-to canopy system carry a 10-year guarantee, but the expected life-span is at least 25 years. The Kensington Lean-To Canopy will add a functional dimension to your school.

Watch our Spaceshade overview video

Watch our Spaceshade technical video

Types of canopies

We offer different types of outdoor canopies that are durable, stylish and easy to maintain. Depending on your requirements and the site, we will install a bespoke canopy to make a great place for learning, entertainment and leisure. Choose a canopy from our range of options.

  • Fixed canopies and shelters are today’s de facto requirements for buildings in the modern age. Kensington’s unique aluminium modular system outperforms traditional steel structures in terms of looks, flexibility, maintenance and costs.
  • Kensington’s lean-to canopy system is a durable, smart, and cost-effective solution to providing outside covered areas for recreation and learning.
Watch Kensington install a School Canopy:

Watch Kensington install a School Canopy:

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