Transforming Kids Planet Nursery with Custom Canopies

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Creating Engaging Outdoor Spaces with A2Z Canopies

At A2Z Canopies, we are passionate about creating functional and attractive outdoor spaces that cater to diverse needs. Recently, we had the pleasure of installing a series of custom canopies at Kids Planet Nursery. These installations are designed to enhance the nursery's outdoor areas, providing sheltered spaces for various activities.

The Importance of Outdoor Canopies for Nurseries

Outdoor canopies offer numerous benefits, particularly for educational settings like nurseries:

  • Weather Protection: Ensures children can play and learn outside regardless of weather conditions.
  • Extended Play Areas: Creates additional space for activities, encouraging outdoor learning and play.
  • Enhanced Safety: Provides shade and reduces the risk of sunburn or overheating.

Custom Canopy Designs for Kids Planet Nursery

We installed a variety of canopies at Kids Planet Nursery, each tailored to fit specific areas and needs. Here’s a closer look at the designs and their benefits:

  1. Lean-to Canopy (L)9.8m x (PROJ)3.1m 
    • This expansive lean-to canopy provides ample space for large group activities.
    • The RAL 7021 finish ensures a sleek and modern look that complements the nursery's architecture.
    • Ideal for outdoor classes and group play, offering protection from rain and sun.
  2. Lean-to Canopy (L)5m x (PROJ)4.4m 
    • Slightly smaller, this canopy is perfect for more focused activities or as a sheltered play area.
    • The robust design ensures durability and long-lasting use.
    • Provides a flexible space that can be used for different purposes throughout the day.
  3. Lean-to Canopy (L)5m x (PROJ)3.55m 
    • A versatile size, suitable for medium-sized groups and activities.
    • The consistent RAL 7021 finish ties all the canopies together aesthetically, creating a cohesive look across the nursery’s outdoor areas.
    • Offers a reliable cover, making it easier for staff to plan and conduct outdoor sessions.
  4. Cantilever Canopy (L)4m x (BEAM)2.1m 
    • The cantilever design provides unobstructed space beneath the canopy, perfect for free play.
    • Its compact size makes it ideal for smaller activity zones or quiet corners.
    • The durable construction ensures it can withstand the rigours of daily use by active children.

Installation Process

Our team ensured a smooth and efficient installation process:

  • Planning and Customisation: We worked closely with the nursery to understand their needs and customise each canopy accordingly.
  • Professional Installation: Our skilled installers carefully mounted each canopy, ensuring safety and stability.
  • Finishing Touches: We added the final details to ensure each canopy was not only functional but also visually appealing.

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The Result

The new canopies at Kids Planet Nursery have transformed their outdoor spaces, providing versatile and protected areas for a variety of activities. The children can now enjoy outdoor play and learning in all weather conditions, while the nursery staff can utilise these spaces more effectively.


The feedback from Kids Planet Nursery has been overwhelmingly positive. They appreciate the increased usability of their outdoor areas and the added protection from the elements. The sleek and cohesive design of the canopies has also enhanced the overall look of the nursery.

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