Vortex Parasols Installed at Westonbirt Arboretum

WESTONBIRT ARBORETUM Installation at Westonbirt Arboretum: Global Parasols was called in by Westonbirt Arboretum to replace a jumbo 10m round parasol that had previously been supplied by a competitor.  The 10m parasol was too large for the site and too cumbersome for the onsite staff to erect and take down on a daily basis. We recommended the installation of two 6.0m hexagonal Vortex parasols.  The Vortex is an all-weather parasol - which meant that the parasols could be left up on an on-going basis.  In addition, by [...]

Winning at Wimbledon

WINNING AT WIMBLEDON The world’s most famous tennis lawn tournament, the Wimbledon Championship takes place every year in London, England. Global Parasols has been supplying and servicing parasols to this event since 2007.  On average, around 70 – 100 Global Parasol umbrellas are used around the Wimbledon area every year. Easy-to-put-up, Easy-to-move Shade and Shelter Providing temporary shade to the large complement of security and support staff around the venue, the Tradewinds Classic parasols with green canopies provide the perfect option for easy-to-put-up and easy-to-move shelter. [...]

Busy Side Walk Cafe Parasol Installation

The specification: The management of this sophisticated shopping haven just off Oxford Street required outside dining shade for the many exclusive bars and restaurants. The parasols needed to be robust, stylish and printed to the highest quality. The ability to move the parasols with ease on a daily basis was also an essential priority. The solution: We recommended our Tradewinds Classic wooden parasols which are specially designed for commercial grade use and have a reputation for strength and durability. The client purchased 20 of the [...]

Shopping Centre Outdoor Area Uses Vortex Parasols

The specification: The redevelopment of the shopping centre’s underused garden square was aimed at increasing business by attracting high quality restaurant units and thereby creating a new destination space for eating and relaxing. Part of the renovation called for outside shade and corporate branding for the individual units. The architecture of the building is a cool, elegant glass and steel framed design. The shade structures needed to be in keeping with the sleek, contemporary façade. The solution: Following a site visit and assessment of the [...]

Ultra Strong Parasols Installed at Coastal Bar

The specification: The family of this privately owned business based at the Yacht Haven Marina decided to completely refurbish the outside balcony area of the upstairs bar. Part of this revamp required all year round shelter with heat and light and a base that did not require concreting into the ground. The solution: Due to the very windy location and balcony positioning, we decided that the Vortex with a white canopy would not only look superb in a marine setting but would be the strongest [...]

Installation at a Luxury 16th Century Hotel

The specification: The client had spent a long time trying to find a way of permanently covering an outside area of approximately 9 metres without spoiling the appearance of their beautiful 16th Century Tudor building. The aim was to give outside shelter to their guests whilst they ate, drank and relaxed throughout the year and therefore heat and light was also an important requirement. The solution: Global Parasols recommended the installation of two high tensile Vortex 4.2m square parasols with guttering to link them together, [...]

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