African Thatch Canopy Kits
A canopy or shelter is a structure that provides protection against the extremes of both cold and hot weather, as well as from wind, rain or snow. Although cape reed thatch has been available for hundreds of years in South Africa, its use in the UK is very new. Our range of thatched canopies are all heavy duty commercial grade products, designed to create a unique solution for the typical UK climate. How many times have you organised a barbeque for friends and family and at the crucial moment, the heavens open and everyone has to rush indoors! Predictions in global weather patterns indicate that the UK will become a more tropical in the long term - this means warmer and wetter weather.
Ideal For Today's Outdoor Lifestyle
Our canopy kits offer the opportunity to spend as much time outdoors as possible!
Each stunning thatched canopy provides an covered outside area that is both attractive and functional.
The uses for our thatched canopies are endless: relaxed get-togethers, entertaining family and friends, summer BBQ`s, outdoor dining rooms, unwinding after a hectic day at work, sitting and watching the garden wildlife or the world go by!
A Robust Shelter Against All The Emements
Once erected these unique thatched canopies can be left up permanently and will provide a robust shelter against all the elements.
Highly durable, the canopy frames and cape reed thatch tiles have been designed to withstand conditions including: strong winds, driving rain and snow.
Once the thatched canopies are installed they never need be taken down, and require no regular maintenance.
Thatch Canopy DIY Self Assembly Kits
All the African thatch canopies are supplied on a DIY self assembly basis. Each self assembly kit is supplied with easy to follow user instructions. No specialist tools or experience is required. Telephone support is available for those who should require any assistance. Each canopy kit consists of the relevant roof frame and all the necessary thatch tiles to fully thatch the chosen roof size. Depending on the size chosen the canopy kits are supplied with either 4, 6 or 8 (150mm - 6 Inch) tanalith E treated high quality redwood timber poles.
The supporting canopy poles should either be concreted into the ground or inserted into a timber deck to securely support the canopy structure. Specifically in house engineered heavy duty pole brackets are also supplied to enable secure fixing of the roof frame to the poles.
The canopy kits are ideal for those wishing to construct a thatched canopy over an existing or new concrete base, patio or decking area. You can add your own unique options to this structure once erected.