Category Archives: Case Studies

Our first umbrella canopy

Our Lady of the Missions Primary School in Thornliebank, near Glasgow has welcomed students back to a new academic year with the addition of a brand new 5 metre diameter Twinfix umbrella canopy.  With benches fitted underneath it is part of the new outdoor learning space organised by the Parent Council. Working alongside Scotplay &… Read More »

Data Sheet – Stamford Station, Lincolnshire

As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, Platform 1 at Stamford Station in Lincolnshire was recently refurbished.  Careful consideration resulted in the use of Twinfix Multi-Link-Panels Non-Fragile to replace the old curved corrugated roofing of the canopy and the end result is more in keeping with the original age and design of this elegant Grade… Read More »

Case Study – Lower Willingdon Pre-School Nursery, Eastbourne

An 8m long Twinfix canopy installed on the front of the Lower Willingdon Pre-School Nursery in Eastbourne is proving a great success.   With a 2.8m projection from the building and fitted with vertical glazing at both ends, Julie Langford, Nursery Manager, says it has made a tremendous difference to the nursery, with the extra space… Read More »

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Whitehaven

The new canopy we recently installed at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Whitehaven has provided their nursery children with an additional 32 square metres of covered outdoor learning and playing space.  Powder coated in RAL 5010 Matt Blue, the aluminium frame has a roof glazed with our Multi-Link-Panels NF fitted with 25mm opal multiwall… Read More »

London Victoria Station Porte Cochere

We recently reglazed the porte cochere at Victoria Station using our aluminium-framed Multi-Link-Panel fitted with our Georgian wired polycarbonate glazing.  This virtually unbreakable glazing mimics the traditional Georgian wired glass that would have been fitted to the three roofing areas when it was first built, but it has all the many benefits of polycarbonate, as… Read More »

Lancaster Road Primary School, Morecambe

A 36 metre long mono-pitched Twinfix canopy installed at Lancaster Road Primary School in Morecambe has added considerably to the education of their 90 reception children.  The new canopy is adjacent to the classrooms, thus ensuring easy free-flow of indoor/outdoor provision. Once the canopy was installed the school applied for and gained a Lottery grant… Read More »

Case Study – Gaer Primary School, Newport

The Early Years section of the Gaer Primary School in Newport has recently benefited from two new additions – polycarbonate glazed, aluminium-framed outdoor canopies designed, manufactured and installed by us.  Both 3 metres deep one has a 21.5 metre run while the other, which has a 10 metre run, includes a shallow section over an… Read More »

Lewes Station Refurbishment

We are delighted to have worked alongside BAM Nuttall Ltd on the recent refurbishment of Lewes station roof in East Sussex, providing them with our lightweight, quick to fit, Georgian wired polycarbonate Multi-Link non-fragile rooflights. I visited Lewes Station on a fairly cold April day for our initial site visit to review the roof.  Looking… Read More »

Polycarbonate Glazing

Here at Twinfix we stock and use Makrolon polycarbonate.  This is a high quality, optically clear extruded glazing sheet manufactured in clean-room conditions by Covestro AG, a subsidiary of Bayer AG, in Germany.  As with all of our product range, we aim to use and offer the finest polycarbonate available in the marketplace. We stock… Read More »