Outdoor Dining & Multi-Use Canopies

Outdoor Dining Canopies for Schools

Expand your school's capacity with our high-quality enclosed outdoor canopies, suitable for dining, classrooms and many other uses.

Offering a fast, cost-effective way to increase your available space, our multi-use dining canopies can be configured to suit your needs, with side walls, heating, lighting, retractable blinds or solar panels.

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Benefits of Our Spaceshade® Outdoor Dining Canopies

Enjoy innovative solutions that are flexible, high-quality and easy to maintain.

Solar Compatible

Unlike other systems on the market, Spaceshade® dining canopies are designed to accommodate solar panels. You can install them with the canopy, or retrofit at a later date.

All-weather Space

Adding side walls or retractable blinds helps you to create a secure, flexible all-weather space where students can eat and socialise in comfort.

Fast & Cost-Effective

Up to three times cheaper than building a traditional building extension, a Spaceshade® dining canopy can be installed in a fraction of the time.

Full project management

Enjoy peace of mind knowing we manage your project from start to finish. We take care of everything, from groundworks, installation, surfacing and any electrical work required.

Bespoke Solutions

With a range of design choices available, our solutions are flexible and tailored to suit your needs. Our modular system allows us to design solutions that use your space as effeciently as possible.

Ideal for Hard-to-Access Spaces

The modular design of our Spaceshade® dining canopies makes them ideal for installing in courtyards and other hard-to-access spaces, as no cranes or heavy equipment is required for installation.

Dining Canopies Customised to Your Needs

Make your Spaceshade® dining canopy bespoke to your school's requirements with our range of additional features.

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Dining Canopies with Side Walls

Choose glass or polycarbonate side walls for your dining canopy to create an all-weather space perfect for dining and socialising. You can choose whether to completely enclose your canopy or leave it partially open.

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Dining Canopies with Retractable Blinds

Like the idea of an enclosed canopy but want your space to be more flexible? Motorised retractable blinds offer the best of both, providing weather protection when needed or rolling up out the way.


Heated Outdoor Dining Canopies

Installing infrared heaters will make your dining canopy more comfortable to use in colder weather. Your canopy will feel less like an outdoor shelter and more like an extension to the building.

Solar Panels

Solar Dining Canopies

Are you looking for ways to install more solar panels at your school? Spaceshade® dining canopies are designed to accommodate solar panels, offering the perfect opportunity to help reduce your energy bills.


Dining Canopies with Lighting

Add LED lighting underneath your dining canopy to increase comfort and light levels, especially in winter months.

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Outdoor Dining Furniture

Your dining canopy needs seating and other furniture. We can help you source picnic tables, benches and other furniture as part of our service.

Outdoor Dining Canopy Case Studies

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Providing an All-weather Multi-Use Space at Joseph Leckie Academy. 

Nestled in a sheltered courtyard and partially enclosed, this new dining canopy for Joseph Leckie Academy provides flexible covered space for the school.


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A Purple Canopy Helps Expand Dining Capacity at Thistley Hough Academy. 

A large dining canopy in vibrant purple provides additional dining capacity for Thistley Hough Academy in Stoke on Trent.

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'The whole process was quick & easy'

'The whole process was quick and easy. Kensington were able to come up with several different designs scenarios for us to choose from. I would definitely recommend to any school looking for school canopies or dining canopies in the future as they were very flexible' and accommodating with different design ideas.

Mark Thorley
Ryburn Valley High School

'Couldn't have been more impressed'

'We appointed Kensington Systems Ltd to install a Spaceshade Canopy at Cotham School and couldn’t have been more impressed.

From the initial design meeting all the way through to the end of the project Kensington have been great.

Our students really enjoy this new covered space that can be used all year around.'

Ed Carpenter
Cotham School

'Highly professional'

'The installation was highly professional and we were consulted and kept informed throughout the process. The installers worked beyond their normal hours to make sure our canopy was completed in the time.'

Jeremy Harrison
Hillside First School
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