High-quality canopies built to last

Optimise your outdoor space with Kensington Systems’ bespoke canopy solutions, specialising in solar PV roofs and enclosed dining canopies

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Our product range 

We provide schools, hospitals and commercial organisations with attractive, high-quality outdoor canopies, solar carports, blinds and more. Working alongside your specifications, we can design, build, and install a solution that is versatile and robust.

Discover our range of innovative product solutions.

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Make the most of your outdoor space with our robust, easy-to-maintain shelters. From walkways to large all-weather dining canopies, our systems all include integrated gutters and downpipes and can include solar panels. Our experts help transform your outdoor area into a long-lasting, versatile space.

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Solar canopies

Generate renewable energy while creating a useful outdoor space with our solar PV panel canopies. They present a unique way to help schools decarbonise, save thousands of kilograms of CO2 per annum, and even offer a great opportunity to teach children about renewable energy sources, sustainability and the climate emergency.

Why Choose Us?

We've worked with hundreds of clients, from large corporates and healthcare establishments to schools and universities. 

Find out more about why our clients choose us, from our focus on high quality, innovative products to our end-to-end approach to projects.

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Solspan is our sister company, specialising commercial solar carports, to enable businesses to optimise returns on car parking and deliver on their ESG goals.

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Kensington Blinds

Kensington Blinds has been supplying the commercial sector for over 40 years, and is one of the UK's leading installers. The drive for more sustainable buildings has meant our focus is as much on exterior blinds in the prime residential sector

Sectors we work with


Bring education outdoors with our robust dining canopies and playground shelters. Your pupils can enjoy safe, stimulating and long-lasting outside spaces throughout the school year.


Eager to improve your patient and staff experiences? Our experts can design and install accommodating and comfortable canopies, shelters and more.

Commercial and retail

Make your business spaces feel more welcoming and create more enjoyable shopping experiences with our quality entrance and walkway canopies.

Leisure and sport

We put performance and ambience at the heart of our leisure and sports facilities, designed to maximise versatile, covered outdoor space.

What our customers say

"The Spaceshade canopies installed at our new school are very robust, look fantastic, we are very impressed by the ongoing service levels received by Kensington Systems Ltd. We would recommend them to any school or academy trust looking for a new covered space or shaded area."

Craig Davis
Facilities Manager at Perry Court Primary Academy

"I can confirm that Bristol North NHS Primary Care Trust regularly use Kensington Systems and have found their products and service to be satisfactory in terms of best value, quality and problem solving approach."

Keith Farley
Estates Manager, Bristol North NHS Primary Care Trust

"Our school has recently had a canopy installed on one of our buildings. The work was started and completed as scheduled and to budget. We are very pleased with the structure, it enhances the appearance of the building and provides a smart looking sheltered area for learning and recreation"

Graham Newman
Facilities Manager, The Pines School
Perry Court Primary Academy
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Case studies

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Spaceshade® installation at Castle Primary School

Castle Primary School, a recently built primary school in Bristol,
has two Spaceshade® outdoor learning canopies with coloured
roofs installed in the playground. This allows outdoor learning
to take place year-round.

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Outdoor dinining canopy for Sir Frederick Gibberd College

We installed a large dining canopy inside Harlow-based Sir Frederick Gibberd College’s courtyard to provide additional dining space and relieve overcrowding – a common problem faced by secondary schools.

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Foleshill Health Centre’s bespoke canopy installation

We worked with Portakabin to design and install a bespoke feature entrance canopy for award-winning Foleshill Health Centre in Coventry. Manufactured from glue-laminated timber, the new canopy makes is strong, versatile, and visually stunning.

Who are we?

We’ve installed blinds and canopies for schools, hospitals and businesses across the UK for more than three decades.

Our high-quality and easy-to-maintain systems are supported by our exceptional customer service. Working to your specifications, we design, build, and install canopy solutions that are comfortable, flexible and attractive environments for pupils and staff while our solar carports provide carbon reduction, cost-savings and EV charging opportunities for large corporations.

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Who we work with

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Create a brand new outdoor environment

Get in touch with our team and explore your options. We’ll conduct a full survey and provide a detailed proposal free of charge.

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