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School shelters #1 Longevity – How long do temporary structures and fixed shelters last?

Fixed shelters over 30 square meters in size and in place more than 28 days may be classed as permanent structures and subject to building control. A temporary demountable structure can be installed and dismantled without the need for building regulation checks. All temporary or permanent shelter designs should undergo tests to confirm their suitability as [...]

By |February 6th, 2014|Sales & Hire, School installations|0 Comments

Things to consider when choosing an outdoor shelter for a school, college or nursery

During the next few blogs we'll be covering the main points to consider when choosing an outdoor canopy for your school, college or nursery. In summary, each blog will address the following topics: Longevity - is the canopy a temporary (demountable) or permanent structure and how long can it be expected to last? Materials & [...]

By |February 5th, 2014|School installations|0 Comments

Aquila Shelters plans another busy marquee event season

It has been a busy day so far, planning for various events throughout 2014. Aquila shelters always enjoys the Cereals event, which we have been providing our services for the past 30 years and each year we plan to give our clients the best service we can provide, although we cannot guarantee the English weather [...]

By |January 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Storm-proof outdoor shelters whatever the weather: gales, rains & sunshine.

Why does it seem that a change in school year, either from December to January, or from July to September coincides with a sudden, and often quite dramatic, change in the weather? How many times have school children broke up for the long summer holiday only to find it pouring down on the first day [...]

By |January 6th, 2014|School installations|0 Comments

Aquila Shelters helps promote Healthy Britain

Here at Aquila we've always taken health and lifestyle seriously. By maintaining a healthy BMI and taking part in regular physical activities such as Mountaineering, Triathlon and Zumba, we've been able to sustain a healthy motivated workforce for 30 years. Our sickness rate is almost zero and in what is often a very physically demanding [...]

By |September 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Aquila installs its first outdoor school shelters in Slovakia, Europe

Outdoor school shelters with choice of colour and protective features Aquila Shelters recently completed the installation of four outdoor shelters at the Bratislava British School in the Slovakian capital, adding to the total number of permanent tensile fabric structures installed throughout Europe (EU).  Formed in 1986, and with outdoor canopies still in place [...]

By |September 15th, 2013|EU, School installations|0 Comments

Temporary Shelters go with a Bang!

Aquila Shelters has been supplying temporary shelters for over a quarter of a century. Our temporary structures have been used for a variety of purposes such as lighthouse location shelters for the BBC, tented villages at a power station open-day, temporary lambing shelters on a farm and even frozen turkey storage at Smithfields market in [...]

By |July 24th, 2013|Sales & Hire, Temporary shelters|0 Comments

Colourful marquee shelters ensure a safe, fun triathlon in the sun

One of the hottest days of the year saw the NHS and Bolton Council’s Get Active team stage the annual NHS Fun Tri event. Aquila Shelters was selected to provide blue & white marquees to match the event branding. A total of 450 competitors swam, cycled and ran the challenging course before crossing the finishing [...]

By |July 18th, 2013|Community|0 Comments

Outdoor shisha smoking shelters

The rapid growth of shisha cafes in town centres has met with some uncertainty over how anti-smoking legislation applies. However, smoking shisha in a bar is illegal, just like smoking a cigarette in a pub. During recent checks in our own town, half of the shisha cafes were found to be non-compliant. Anti-smoking legislation states that [...]

By |December 1st, 2012|Temporary shelters|0 Comments

Temporary Shelters at the BBC

Aquila Shelters is a long standing supplier of marquees to the BBC at prestigious outdoor events such as the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show and the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Additionally our temporary shelters have been used by the BBC as: Location setting for 'The Secret of Crickley Hall'   A catering tent [...]

By |November 28th, 2012|Sales & Hire, Temporary shelters|0 Comments

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