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Outdoor Dining Shelters

Our range of outdoor dining canopies are perfect for creating covered dining areas and social areas for schools and colleges, restaurantshospitals and care homesgarden centres and just about any other type of premises that would benefit from having an outside seating/dining area that’s protected from the elements.

Our larger-span canopy designs, such as the Oxford Barrel VaultOxford Lean-To and Ascot Lean-To models, are capable of creating sheltered areas big enough to accommodate numerous dining tables for pupils and customers to eat and socialise.

Benefits of Dining Area Canopies

Installing an outdoor dining area canopy can have significant commercial and logistical advantages; it can be used to free-up internal space, increase the seating capacity and enable pupils and customers to eat and socialise outside in a comfortable and sheltered environment. Dining area canopies can also be used for aesthetic purposes to improve the appearance of an outside space, and they can also serve to reinforce business branding.

Outdoor Dining Canopy Installations

An example of what can be achieved by installing a Clovis outdoor dining canopy can be seen at Comberton Village College. The two large barrel vault canopies measure 10m x 10m and provide excellent protection from the elements for students while they eat their lunch. A lighting system has also been added to both canopies in order to make them usable for after-school and evening activities.

Another example of the versatility of a covered seating area can be found at BAA Glasgow Airport. The initial requirement was for a smoking shelter, but the stylish free-standing cover now serves as an outdoor dining canopy for a franchise restaurant. This has enabled the restaurant to increase capacity and provide diners with a comfortable outdoor dining environment.

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If your school, restaurant or garden centre is in need of an external covered seating area in which your students and customers can dine and socialise, a Clovis outdoor dining canopy could be right for you. To talk to us about your requirements, please call us.

Why Clovis Canopies?
British made
Made to measure
Up to 25 year framework guarantee & 50 year structural design life
All year round use
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Applicable Designs

Oxford Lean-To

The Oxford twin hoop lean-to format can be used to butt up to existing walls or over sail existing roofs and gutters without creating an additional roof valley. The Oxford…

Oxford Lean-To
Ascot Lean-To Canopy Shelter

The Ascot design uses a single rolled tubular box section for the roof arches giving a clean line to the roof. The ascot can be clad in either polycarbonate or…

Ascot Lean-To Canopy Shelter
Kent Umbrella Canopy

Contemporary and stylish, the Kent Umbrella can be used to further improve any outdoor social area, naturally drawing in individuals to shelter from the rain A fresh addition to our…

Kent Umbrella Canopy
Sussex Umbrella Canopy

Modern and stylish, The Sussex tensile fabric Umbrella can be used to enhance any outdoor social space, naturally drawing people in to shelter from the rain when it pours or…

Sussex Umbrella Canopy

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Clovis Canopies is a trading division of Clovis Lande Associates Ltd.