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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

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 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

School Playground Shelter Cleaning Services

As well as installing school playground shelters in over 50 schools, colleges and nurseries throughout the UK, Aquila Shelters also provides a cleaning service to add the shine back to your outside canopy. Installed in 2009, the three canopies at Misterton Primary school in South Yorkshire were recently cleaned with brilliant results. The following before [...]

By |October 19th, 2012|Canopy maintenance, School installations|0 Comments

Aquila Celebrates 18 Years of School Playground Shelter Installations

Aquila Shelters is now twenty-five years old and our longest serving school installation at St Hilary’s School in Godalming, Surrey will soon be celebrating it’s eighteenth birthday. During the last 18 years we have installed 53 fixed outdoor canopies at schools throughout the UK. The following map highlights schools (primary and secondary), colleges, universities and [...]

By |March 14th, 2012|School installations|0 Comments

Calling all London schools, colleges & nurseries. Free site inspection visits now.

Are you responsible for a nursery, school, after-school or college building in need of more outdoor sheltered space? Hallmead school, Upminster Aquila Shelters has been providing fixed marquees, tents, modular shelters, sails and awnings to nurseries, schools, after-schools and colleges for the last 25 years. Our stylish high quality canopies are fully compliant with temporary & permanent fixed structure safety [...]

By |November 5th, 2011|School installations|0 Comments

Weather protection with attitude!

Since 1987 Aquila modular marquees, pavilions and canopies have been shielding their users from sun, rain, wind and snow at both permanent locations and one-off events, and doing  so with cost effectiveness and style. Exhibitions, meeting points, picnic spots and social space, performing arts and presentations, these and many more have been aesthetically enhanced by our [...]

By |June 8th, 2011|Community, Sales & Hire, School installations|0 Comments

Sun protection and sports day

School summer sports days offer a fantastic opportunity to promote physical activity in your school and have fun outdoors! However, providing sun protection & shade is one of the Cancer Research UK key guidelines. To find out more about the SunSmart campaign in your school read these school policy guidelines. Here are some simple planning [...]

By |May 20th, 2011|School installations|0 Comments

Aquila Shelters completes 2 new school shelter projects

Aquila Shelters recently completed 2 primary school shelter projects in the state & private sector. In very wet & windy conditions we completed both installations during half-term week to provide all-weather protected social spaces. Both of the structures were standard size canopies. However, each one involved customisation to meet the exact needs of the school. [...]

By |February 25th, 2011|Sales & Hire, School installations|0 Comments

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