Category Archives: Case Studies

Case Study – St Annes Primary School, Liverpool

Canopies are often popular in primary schools because there is an expectation by Ofsted that children, especially in the Early Years Foundation Stage, should have access to the outdoors and be able to enjoy activities outside. While canopies provide shelter against the inclement British weather, many schools see their canopies as an extension to the classroom environment, relieving… Read More »

Case Study – Manchester Schools

We are delighted to have been involved in a recent project that saw ISG deliver a phased programme of new and refurbished primary school facilities across Greater Manchester. The aim of the project was to meet demands of the increasing student population across the region. Working alongside Premier Modular, we designed, manufactured and installed 17… Read More »

Twinfix canopy plays its part in an academy’s expansion programme

The partly freestanding canopy helps with hunger pains. Twinfix has completed one of its largest and most unusual canopy installations to help protect a multitude of hungry schoolchildren from the elements. The 6.2m x 7.8m partly freestanding canopy has been erected between two buildings at the former independent North Cestrian Grammar School in Altrincham, Cheshire,… Read More »

Wigan Wallgate Railway Station

Twinfix panel system was the “cherry on the cake” at Wigan Wallgate Historic railway station gets a stunning new entrance canopy. An innovative modular rooflight system that can be installed in a fraction of the time of traditional split-bar glazing systems and is also non-fragile was the “cherry on the cake” for the refurbishment of… Read More »

Twinfix marks first use of its bolted glass canopies

Two of them have been used on a building that raises the bar for primary school design. Pioneering polycarbonate roofing supplier Twinfix has marked the first use in the UK of its premium bolted glass canopy. In fact, two of its new “spider-bolt” contemporary canopies have been used at the new Trumpington Park Primary School… Read More »

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 »