Category Archives: Case Studies

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 »

Stirling station roof glazing refurbishment

We are very proud of our work at Stirling station that saw the original glass roof glazing being replaced with our Multi-Link-Panel Non-Fragile glazed with Georgian wired effect polycarbonate. We worked with Story Contracting to replace some 2,800 square metres of failed Georgian wired glass in the many complicated overhead canopies at Stirling Station.  The… Read More »

Multi-Functional Outdoor Shelters

Our design team enjoy creating attractive and useful outdoor shelters to suit our clients’ varying needs.  It may be that a user wants to lock away their nursery play toys at night, or they require something a little more sophisticated than the norm for bus shelters on their business park.  Perhaps they need a bicycle or… Read More »

Getting it right… from the ground up!

When considering the installation of a canopy how much thought do you give to the groundwork and the foundations on which your structure will be built? It probably isn’t high on your list of priorities when choosing your canopy and the company who will install it. At Twinfix we like to get it right from… Read More »