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The Stages of Installing a Canopy

Above is a video to show the different stages of a canopy installation to show how simple the process is and that is has next to no impact on everyday school life for teachers or students.

Stage 1 - Breakers are used to cut holes for the footings.

Stage 2 - Footers are filled with concrete which need to cure.

Stage 3 - The Installation team layout the canopy frame.

Stage 4 - The roof beams are assembled and secured.

Stage 5 - The frame is raised to fit the roof.

Stage 6 - The tensile membrane roof is attached to the frame with nylon rods.

Stage 7 - The roof is tensioned until its completely taut, like a drum skin.

Stage 8 - The roof is made completely watertight & integral gutter is checked.

Stage 9 - The aluminium legs are cut accordingly to the size of canopy required.

Stage 10 - The base plates are attached to the legs & drainage holes are made.

Stage 11 - The structure is walked into footings and levelled.

Stage 12 - The base plates are bolted into the ground securely

Stage 13 - The holes are filled with soft play or tarmac.

Stage 14 - A safety check is then carried out and the site is cleaned and tidied.

There are many companies selling outdoor canopies in the UK but few compare to us in terms of longevity and versatility, standards of engineering, visual appeal and customer service. We have been in business since 1991 and have gained a reputation for providing premium quality tensile fabric school canopies, tensile structures, commercial canopies and covered walkways, with a lot of our business coming from recommendations.

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