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Free-standing timber canopy providing excellent cover from the weather. Due to its ability to span to any length, this structure is perfect for creating an entrance, sheltered walkway or outdoor learning area.

The timber structure is available with three roof options; 5 mm solid polycarbonate, 16 mm solid polycarbonate and waterproof tensile fabric available in 40 different colours. The canopy is constructed from a Glulam timber frame which is PEFC certified and fire resistant to BS 5268. It has a life expectancy of 15 years.

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Standard product features


  • Material: Columns, eaves beams, curves and rafters are GL24h European whitewood glulam with MUF adhesive and 45 mm laminations. Purlins are C24 regularised timber. All timber can be supplied with PEFC certification. All visible fixings are timber to give an attractive fully timber finish.
  • Finish: Planed, with any planer chatter or roller marks removed. Loose knots and soft sap pockets are filled or plugged with timber.

Weather resistance:

  • Polycarbonate: Due to the manufacturing process, the multi-wall polycarbonate has effective resistance to critical weather conditions.
  • Tensile fabric: UV stabilized, offering the highest UV protection. It blocks up to 99% of the sun's harmful UV rays. It will not absorb moisture and is designed to perform well in all normal weather conditions.

Fire performance:

Timber frame fire resistant to BS 5268.



  • Polycarbonate panels: Thermally insulating, damage and impact resistant, have an excellent fire performance and high UV protection. Available in a clear or opal finish.
  • Tensile fabric: High tear and split resistant fabric with a strength of 252/250 daN/5 cm. It is clamped in place using aluminium extrusion strips on the frame ring beam. Available in 40 colours, consult manufacturer's literature for information.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-05-75/315 Open sided shelters

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Product reference

Tarnhow Mono Free Standing Timber Canopy


 - Width:
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 - Length:
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 - Height:
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 - Material:
[Solid polycarbonate, 5 mm thick]
[Structured polycarbonate, 16 mm thick]
[Tensile fabric, 590 g/m²]
 - Colour:
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Frame stain colour

[Antique Pine]
[Light Oak]
[Mid Oak]
[Red Cedar]


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Manufacturer details

9-11 Faraday Close,
Gorse Lane Industrial Estate,
Essex, CO15 4TR
Tel +44 (0)800 389 9072
Fax +44 (0)1255 425541
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