Projects and case studies featuring entrance canopies on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Handspring Design: Green roof entrance canopy for NHS mental care unit
    Green roof entrance canopy for NHS mental care unit
    Handspring Design
    Handspring Design was commissioned by the client to design and make an entrance canopy for a new NHS mental care unit at Rotherham main hospital site. The client wanted a curvy timber structure with a green roof for a...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Glazed entrance canopy - Tywyn railway station, Wales
    Glazed entrance canopy - Tywyn railway station, Wales
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    Tywyn was one of The Standard Patent Glazing Company's smaller railway station glazing projects. A Heritage patent glazing system was used in the entrance canopy installed to improve the front of this minor railway station
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Glazed entrance canopy for Next retail store, Colne
    Glazed entrance canopy for Next retail store, Colne
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A large entrance canopy was created for the Next retail store in Colne, Lancashire using Skyline Box glazing bars with laminated glass
  • Setter Shelters: Entrance and outdoor classroom canopies for school
    Entrance and outdoor classroom canopies for school
    Setter Shelters
    Setter Shelters has been installing cutting-edge entrance canopies across Bedfordshire, in partnership with Scape and Kier Construction. Cotton End's recently constructed new school buildings needed modern entrance canopies...
  • Setter Shelters: Bespoke freestanding entrance canopy for school
    Bespoke freestanding entrance canopy for school
    Setter Shelters
    Wilmott Dixon Construction approached Setter Shelters as a result of previous bespoke work carried out for them at projects across the country. They wanted the company's expertise in the design and installation of a bespoke...
  • M & G Olympic Products: Curved canopy and balustrades, Station Road, Barnet
    Curved canopy and balustrades, Station Road, Barnet
    M & G Olympic Products
    A curved canopy and balustrading were designed and installed by M & G Olympic Products to comply with all current building regulations. Stainless steel balcony balustrade with toughened obscure glass panels and horizontal...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Glazed entrance canopies for Sainsbury's store
    Glazed entrance canopies for Sainsbury's store
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A Skyline patent glazing system with toughened glass was used to create two large feature entrance canopies at opposite ends of the Sainsbury's store in Matlock, Derbyshire
  • Setter Shelters: Monopitch canopies for new build school project
    Monopitch canopies for new build school project
    Setter Shelters
    The requirement of this project was to design, manufacture and install two monopitch canopies that suited the rest of the new build at Roecroft Lower School. This meant visiting the site and understanding the plans for the...
  • Miko Shelter Solutions: Bespoke entrance canopy for day centre in Hartlepool
    Bespoke entrance canopy for day centre in Hartlepool
    Miko Shelter Solutions
    Miko worked with the new £4 million purpose-built Havelock Day Centre, a Centre for Independent Living (CIL), to create an 8m2 diamond-shaped entrance canopy. As well as being in keeping with the style of the building, the...
  • Winterbourne Shelter for The Caterpillar Club pre-school
    NBB School Shelters
    The Caterpillar Club located in Ferndown is a purpose-built pre-school for under 5's situated in the grounds of Ferndown First School in Dorset. The pre-school decided to go ahead with an NBB bespoke Winterbourne Shelter...
  • Georgian door canopy, private residence, North London
    Britannia Architectural Metalwork
    Britannia Architectural Metalwork was commissioned to supply a canopy for a Georgian house in Barnet, North London. The owner of the house wanted a porch that was in-keeping with the original architecture and period style of...
  • GRC portico entrances and cladding for Jaguar Cars
    BCM GRC
    BCM worked with Jaguar Cars on the production of entrance statements for 35 showrooms across the UK. Each unit comprised: a portico canopy; four GRC external pilasters; four internal GRP panels; a GRP roof. For the largest...
  • Entrance canopy, Stafford University
    Aura
    A 15x5m linked umbrella structure provided a feature entrance canopy for Stafford University. It included uplighting at night to create a striking visual impact.
  • Entrance canopy, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
    Aura
    At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead, the architect wanted to create a cloud shaped structure in fabric over the new entrance. Aura provided a tensile fabric structure, which covered an area of 250m2. It created very...
  • Entrance canopies, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry
    Aura
    Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry required cost-effective but elegant entrance canopies for three of its departments, as the original bespoke design was over budget. Aura customised its modular gullwing canopies to fix to the...