High-quality canopies built to last

Optimise your outdoor space with Kensington Systems’ bespoke canopy solutions. 

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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.

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Solar carports 

Our commercial solar carports optimise your outdoor space, all while generating clean energy, helping you meet your Net Zero targets. Made from high-quality European-sourced materials, they are entirely customisable. Select your roof type, incorporate lighting or company colours as desired. We’ll install EV charge points, battery storage, or integrate with your electrical supply as needed.


Our commercial and high-end residential blinds and shading product ranges are easy to use, aesthetically pleasing and high-quality. We offer a full range, including robust external blinds to prevent solar gain, and internal blinds to provide privacy and reduce glare. 


Our Spaceshade® canopies

Attractive, high quality and long-lasting, our Spaceshade® canopies will maximize your outdoor space year-round. 

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School Canopies 

Spaceshade® canopies allow schools, nurseries, and universities to expand their outdoor play, learning and dining spaces. Safe, stimulating and weather-proof, enjoy a versatile extension of your classroom or canteen.

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Commercial Canopies

Create a compelling first impression or an attractive but practical walkway with a robust Spaceshade® canopy. With options to choose colours, add sidewalls or lighting, you can customise your canopy to meet your needs.

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Solar canopies

Spaceshade® enclosed canopies provide you with additional outdoor multi-use space. Choose from toughened glass, impact-resistant polycarbonate, and wind-resistant motorised blinds to create a robust and weather-proof environment.

Solspan® eco carports

All commercial solar carports can be single or double-sided, depending on your requirements.

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Energy-efficient carports 

Solspan solar carport customers enjoy energy-efficient storage and protection all year round. Optimise outdoor space, meet Net Zero targets and generate clean energy with our Solspan® eco carports. 

Transport & EV Charging Infrastructure

EV charging infrastructure

Create a new income stream with EV charging infrastructure. Installed along with our solar carports, commercial businesses can charge the public for use, or offer free EV charging as a perk to staff. 

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.

Why us?

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 a canopy solution that makes the most of your space and creates a comfortable, flexible and attractive environment for pupils, patients and staff.

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Who we work with

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Have we piqued your interest?

If you’d like to learn more about our versatile outdoor space solutions, get in touch today. 

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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