Teen and Youth Shelters

Teen and youth shelters provide young people with a place to meet, chat and relax under cover. Whatever your budget, Canopies by Acer provide a great range of products to encourage positive communications and community relations. Available in a range of styles, sizes and colours the shelters are manufactured to be vandal resistant and are built to withstand the elements … Read More

A classic question…

When does a classic become a classic? Now there is a good question. “Exemplary or noteworthy” is the definition from one source, a kind of quality that is “demonstrably enduring” argues the dictionary. “It has to stand the test of time” claims an online English language discussion forum. So from cars and clothes to novels and pieces of music, how … Read More

A change is as good as a canopy…

Sadly, when Canopies by Acer was first established many years ago, several members of the management team were not all too keen on taking holidays. As a new business becomes established and as teams grow it can be tempting to work long hours without breaks. But we learnt the hard way after a few frazzled years and family members who … Read More

Busier Than The Easter Bunny!

During the Easter holidays,  when most people were enjoying the bank holiday sunshine or watching vintage James Bond re-runs, the installation team at Canopies by Acer were as busy as the Easter Bunny. With precision project management, Canopies by Acer have become the first choice for schools and childcare providers looking for installations that minimise disruption to classes and teaching. … Read More

Launching our new brochure

Canopies by Acer is delighted to launch our new product brochure, to present our full product portfolio including brand new canopy and walkway additions. From the practical Carolina range, an affordable and popular cycle and pram shelter to our classic Mulberry, an impressive and versatile canopy to suit every environment, the brochure also lists additional features including colours and add-ons … Read More

Start something wonderful…

For the sake of argument, let’s say that the national press reports are true – January is the month when single people firmly resolve to look for love. It stands to reason then that anyone who has been day dreaming and doodling about romance and stars for the first few weeks of the year is going to want to look … Read More

Making (Hay) Canopies While the Sun Shines

Welcome to the second blog of June and before we get started we must apologise to all of our clients who rushed to have a sports shelter installed due to sheer World Cup Fever! There is always 2018 and you can use it for all sports! But moving swiftly on, last Saturday was the June solstice, marking the longest day … Read More

Don’t let pick-ups drop off with our canopies and shelters!

It is one of those questions to which there is no one correct or blanket answer; at what age can you let your children walk to school alone? From that very first day when tear eyed parents as their children stroll in to pre-school to start their education years to the time when your child makes that first request to … Read More

Swings, roundabouts and… red tape…

It’s been a busy old week here at Canopies by Acer with everything from launching our first brand new product brochure to dealing with planning permission for canopy clients. We mention the latter because planning regulations are getting to be big a source of frustration for us. Just this week, a keen customer based the south of England who runs … Read More

2014’s First Footing…

There is no doubt that the last few weeks of December are an ideal time to stop and look back at the past year and reflect on how we are all doing. Thanks to our growing number of supportive customers and continuing relationships with outstanding suppliers, here at headquarters, we are celebrating a very successful year and looking ahead to even … Read More