Amberley Tensile Fabric Conic Canopy

We've Got You Covered

Using the principles of tensile fabric architecture to create authentic shading solutions of all styles and sizes.

Concord Tensile Fabric Hypar Canopy

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Serving the education, healthcare, hospitality, leisure, commercial and residential sectors since 2007.

Alton Tensile Fabric Conic Structure

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Open in all weathers with outdoor heaters, lights and more.

High Quality Fully Engineered

Tensile Fabric Structures

Welcome to ArcCan Shade Structures. We are a small but dedicated team passionate about creating beautiful shade structures that are built to last. With a wide range of shading systems at our fingertips - from tensile fabric canopies and shade sails to louvred pergolas, we are the shading specialist of choice for architects, main contractors and end users alike. Our shelters provide a 20-year minimum life expectancy and are guaranteed for permanent use for 10-years. We are able to provide a turnkey service including design, engineering, manufacture, installation and aftercare. An ArcCan shade has many possible applications, whether the use is for outdoor dining, playgrounds, covered walkways, entrances, waiting areas, cycle shelters or premium carports.

Royale Tensile Fabric Hypar Canopy - ArcCan Shade Structures

Shades And Covers For Your School

We've worked with hundreds of schools in the UK during the past 15 years on a range of different projects. ArcCan shelters and canopies provide year-round protection from sun and rain can be deployed as a walkway link between classrooms, an entrance canopy, an outdoor classroom, a parent waiting area or a playground shade.

Bringing young children out into the fresh air to learn and to play is an essential part of their development. Our canopies allow healthy outdoor activities to be carried out in a safe environment where their exposure to harmful UV radiation is dramatically reduced.

Canopies For All Types Of Retail & Commercial Projects

Are you looking to provide a covered area at your facilities for your customers or staff? There are many advantages of doing this but most importantly it will increase customer dwell times and make a statement to any outdoor space.

ArcCan Shade Structures' commercial division has designed, built and installed tensile fabric security entrance shelters in Nepal & Ethiopia, fuel station canopies, courtyard canopies in Europe, and pedestrian waiting shelters in Armenia. We have installed internal shades within large atriums and offer a Worldwide installation service throughout Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Asia and the Americas.


Client Testimonials

What they say...


Mr Hill


We are absolutely delighted with our Leaf structure. It really is very well designed and superbly engineered and fits in perfectly with the style of our house. We have no hesitation recommending ShadeLab products

Alison Forrest

Rockwell Collins

A very professional and helpful company. I have always had quick responses to emails and find everyone I have spoken to be friendly and supportive. They provide a very good service.

James Soloman

EDF Energy

Thank you for the presentation and work you put into this, met the brief, more importantly exceeded my expectation, which was super. A great team full of professionalism, clarity and delivery. Fully hit the brief given, expert advice, super presentation to planning and knowledge. Would seriously recommend over others if you're looking for quality.

Mr and Mrs Florence


We are enjoying your awning, looking forward to better weather to get back into the garden. Your awning is easy to open and close. We will be contacting you later to look for a side screen to go onto the side post. We give you top marks.

Mrs Meates


I was impressed with the team at ArcCan from start to finish. They matched the correct product for my needs and I would fully recommend them! -

Mr Goodworth


The design was exactly as we wished. I was impressed with the turnaround time from design to completion as we were on a tight timescale.

Harris Academy Peckham


They delivered to an extremely tight programme whilst ensuring that all statutory regulations were adhered to; including planning advice.

Crystal Peakes Shopping Centre


The installation was neat and straightforward and the canopies look really good. We have received several positive comments from customers and tenants alike and would not hesitate to use Arc-Can for any similar needs in future.

Forestry Commission

Brandon, Suffolk

The umbrellas look great and we are really pleased with them!

Rockinghorse Childrens Charity


It looks fantastic and is a worthy addition to the facilities we have for children here at the Alex - Many thanks for all your collective hard work in making it happen! -

East Sussex County Council

ArcCan responded well to our brief and their designs exceeded our expectations.

Our Past and Current Clients