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Umbrella Applications

The Skyspan Range of architectural umbrellas has been designed by world leading architects in a range of classic designs that have stood the test of time. Combining a classic look within strict structural engineering guidelines our umbrellas are suitable for the harshest conditions anywhere in the world.

• Wind ratings as high as 148Kph and a comprehensive warranty

• Strict design guidelines enable wind ratings on our architectural products as high as 148Kph(W41) whilst offering one of the industries longest and most comprehensive warranties.

• The Skyspan team of designers and experienced sales executives offer a truly personal service, where each individual job is discussed to provide suitable design and costing outcomes for architects, designers & clients.

• Samples of fabrics, hardware and frame options are available assisting architects and designers in their projects.

• Specification guidelines are available

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Skyspan Umbrellas have been specifically designed for business applications and commercial conditions.

Our Commercial Umbrellas are manufactured using the highest quality components including:

• High tensile structural aluminum & steel frames
• Architectural grade high tensile membrane canopies.
• Stainless steel hardware throughout.

• All Skyspan Commercial Umbrellas must be fixed in one of the following ways:
1) Fixed to an engineer approved existing concrete slab
2) Fixed to a certified concrete board pier footing.
By meeting these strict conditions Skyspan Commercial Umbrellas meet all Australian building codes and our own internal standards.

• Cafes and Restaurants

• Schools & Daycare Centres

• Office & work areas

• Hotels & Resorts

• Public spaces & parks

• Swim Centres

• Designated smoking areas

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Skyspan Umbrellas can be customised in two ways:

1. By adding extra features to an existing umbrella range design:

Personal add-ons do not alter the fundamental umbrella size or design. Rather, they add new functionality and convenience for the owner and clients.

Some of Skyspan’s custom extras include:
• Low voltage lights
• Speakers
• Clear drop curtains (Panorama range only)
• Guttering systems
• Screen printing
• Join numerous umbrellas together
• Custom size and shapes
• Motorisation
• PowerPoints

2. Creating a unique custom umbrella designed for your specific project.

Whatever your needs, Skyspan’s in house design team can design a custom solution for you.

Using the latest Umbrella design software the Skyspan team will work closely with yourself, architect or project manager to meet your specific requirements on time and on budget.

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Skyspan Umbrellas have been installed in many of the world leading resorts. From the pacific island of Fiji to the Carribean, Skyspan’s resort umbrellas are perfectly suited offering shade from the harsh sun, a classic look and reliable service to the owner.

In cyclone or typhoon territory Skyspan’s resort umbrellas can be engineered to suit your local conditions.

For those seeking a retractable solution the Sunset range offer an affordable solution which can be retracted in seconds in the event of extreme weather conditions.

The fixed style Panorama range can be manufactured to a wind rating of 180 Kph and higher if necessary.

Key Features:

Resort umbrellas are fixed permanently to a concrete slab offers several benefits including:

• saving staff from having to pack umbrellas away and put them back out every day.

• stopping customers from moving resort umbrellas around causing possible damage or loss.

• superior durability in high winds and wild weather.

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While we’ve always invested in equipment and streamlining operations, we continue to work from our original purpose built factory in Yatala, Brisbane.

Our turn-key service begins with our unique umbrella designs, which are all certified by structural engineers and wind rated to meet or exceed Australian standards.


Our focus has always been to make sure customisation doesn’t have to be cost prohibitive, because as a designer and manufacturer we value choice.

These days we can make changes at the touch of a button, but we still enjoy personally testing every umbrella, before we deliver it to you.

Rain or Shine

Practical & Portable

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