Projects and case studies featuring structures on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • NBB Outdoor Shelters: Bespoke parent waiting shelter, Herons Cross Primary
    Bespoke parent waiting shelter, Herons Cross Primary
    NBB Outdoor Shelters
    Herons Cross Primary School in Benfleet was looking for a shelter to cover a waiting area to protect pupils' parents from the elements. Surveyor Andrew Bullock visited the school and NBB Outdoor Shelters designed and made a...
  • Setter Shelters: Custom canopy in Bradford
    Custom canopy in Bradford
    Setter Shelters
    Girlington Primary approached Setter Shelters with the request that we design and build a distinctive outdoor learning space to brighten up their aging playing area. We were given free reign over the design and development...
  • SAiGE Longlife Decking: Composite decking transforms school's covered walkway
    Composite decking transforms school's covered walkway
    SAiGE Longlife Decking
    SAiGE Solid Grey composite decking was used for this commercial project at Lambourn C of E Primary School in Berkshire, transforming an undercover walkway at the school. The decking has excellent tensile strength, very good...
  • NBB Outdoor Shelters: Shelters for Patcham Infant School entrances
    Shelters for Patcham Infant School entrances
    NBB Outdoor Shelters
    The Project: NBB School Shelters were contacted by Patcham Infant School in Brighton to provide an estimate for two shelters and some fencing. The first shelter was to provide cover to the nursery door, and second was a...
  • NBB Outdoor Shelters: Freestanding Outdoor Learning Area, Marlborough
    Freestanding Outdoor Learning Area, Marlborough
    NBB Outdoor Shelters
    Great Bedwyn School near Marlborough is a village primary school set at the heart of a rural community. It is a modern building with copious outside areas. The school contacted NBB School Shelters as it needed a canopy to be...
  • Setter Shelters: Bespoke steel canopy shelter for primary school
    Bespoke steel canopy shelter for primary school
    Setter Shelters
    Coleridge Primary School in London had an old shelter in the junior playground which had been damaged in an autumn storm. The school asked Setter to install a new canopy, of a similar design to their old one, but with much...
  • NBB Outdoor Shelters: Wall-attached shelter extends primary school classrooms
    Wall-attached shelter extends primary school classrooms
    NBB Outdoor Shelters
    NBB worked closely with Corpus Christi Primary School in Bournemouth who, due to limited space, required a shelter to extend its classrooms into an outdoor play area. It was decided that the Winterbourne wall-attached...
  • Setter Shelters: Bespoke glulam beam canopy for primary school play area
    Bespoke glulam beam canopy for primary school play area
    Setter Shelters
    Ashwell Primary School in North Hertfordshire had a requirement to improve its outdoor space, and asked Setter Play to create a canopy shelter that would wrap around the school building and provide shelter and shade for some...
  • Setter Shelters: Monopitch steel canopy creates outdoor classroom
    Monopitch steel canopy creates outdoor classroom
    Setter Shelters
    Tetherdown Primary School in north London wanted a well-protected outdoor classroom.The existing fabric canopy was not strong or sturdy enough to face the winds that that side of the school was subject to, so they needed a...
  • Langley Design Street Furniture: Canopies, covered walkways and planter/seats for school
    Canopies, covered walkways and planter/seats for school
    Langley Design Street Furniture
    Bespoke steel covered walkways and canopies were produced to link old and new buildings at Histon and Impington Junior School in Cambridge. The outdoor courtyard areas were also made more inviting with recycled plastic...
  • Handspring Design: Columbia Grange School outdoor classroom and pergola
    Columbia Grange School outdoor classroom and pergola
    Handspring Design
    The pergola and green-roofed cordwood classroom formed the centrepieces of a sensory garden that Handspring Design created for Columbia Grange School for children with special needs, inconjunction with the Landscape...
  • Timotay Playscapes: Outdoor classroom transforms primary school grounds
    Outdoor classroom transforms primary school grounds
    Timotay Playscapes
    Featherstone Primary School in Birmingham had an unused, over-grown piece of land tucked in a disused corner of their grounds. The Headteacher asked Timotay to create an outdoor classroom, to which Timotay suggested using...
  • Handspring Design: Twisting Frame play area for early years school children
    Twisting Frame play area for early years school children
    Handspring Design
    Based on Handspring's Twisting Frame public sculpture, this installation at Broadoak Primary School has been adapted for early years children. It includes: stage; raised steps; stainless steel slide; outdoor classroom; six...
  • Handspring Design: Cloud Roof outdoor classroom
    Cloud Roof outdoor classroom
    Handspring Design
    Handspring Cloud Roof outdoor classrooms have brought the weather into a number of schools. These creative outdoor covered learning spaces include a silver lining, lightning strikes and sunspots. Cloud benches and cloud...
  • Handspring Design: Sweet chestnut leaf pergola for school playground
    Sweet chestnut leaf pergola for school playground
    Handspring Design
    Having already provided an Apple shelter for this school they were interested in Handspring Design making other structures for the playground as they had a strong commitment to a creative outdoor environment. The school had...