At AMV we design, manufacture and install our own steel canopies and shelters which means we are able to provide you with a perfect solution for your playground.  Our bespoke service backed up by BS EN 1090 certification (traceability, compliance and verification throughout the manufacturing process from the procurement of raw materials through to the final inspection and testing) ensures you have a safe structure built to last.   

AMV Shelters offer affordable protection from the elements and filter out harmful UV sunlight, they are idea for outdoor learning and also for parents collecting their children from school.  The 5 and 8 sided options come with and without seating and with the option of PET covered sides for extra protection.

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For over 35 years, AMV Playgrounds has been a leader in designing and installing playground shelters, which are a practical and versatile solution to maximise outdoor areas within schools.

We understand headteachers and purchasing managers often look to enhance their school’s outdoor facilities to provide a safe and engaging outdoor learning environment for your pupils.

However, the unpredictable British weather can often hinder their ability to enjoy the benefits of outdoor play or learning. This is where playground shelters come into play, transforming your school playground into a year-round hub of activity.

We are proud to have been in business for over 35 years and are one of the longest established manufacturers within the UK playground equipment and outdoor sports industry.

AMV Playgrounds, your trusted supplier of playground shelters

Our team here are problem solvers, not just suppliers, and are here to help you and your school.

We appreciate headteachers, bursars and purchasing managers are often at the crossroads of budget constraints and the desire to provide the best learning experiences.

Our range of playground shelters and canopies are designed to aesthetically enhance your school playground environment, while also provide additional functionality and durability where they stand the test of time and prove to be a sound investment.

There are shelters for children to sit, learn, and socialise; shelters to provide added protection to cycle stands against the elements; and canopies to provide shelter along walkways or by the side of buildings.

Superior quality and durability

We meticulously select each material for its durability, strength, and resistance to weathering, ensuring that our range of shelters and canopies are a successful long-term investment and providing lasting service for your school.

Versatile designs

We offer a variety of shelter designs, from traditional youth shelters to modern and contemporary timber structures. You also have the option to customise many of our shelters, to suit your specific requirements and school aesthetics.

Low maintenance

Here at AMV Playgrounds, we recognise the busy nature of school environments. As a result our shelters are designed for low maintenance, leaving you to concentrate on other aspects of running a school.

Multi-functional structures

Beyond providing shelter, our units can also incorporate seating, storage, and interactive panels, making them multi-functional spaces for play, learning, and socialising.

Installed by experts

Our team of experienced installers ensures that every installation is carried out with minimal disruption to school activities, and adheres to the highest safety standards.

Popular playground shelters

Our comprehensive range of playground shelters caters to a wide variety of preferences and budgets, ensuring you find the perfect solution for your school's specific needs.

Below are three popular options:

8 Sided Shelter with 6 Seats

This is a popular shelter that provides comprehensive shelter for children. It can also be used as an outside classroom where children can learn in the fresh air while protected from the sun’s UV rays, rain, or wind.

You can select from a range of options to suit your budget and your playground space. It is available in a wide range of RAL colours to provide visual appeal to your school.

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Early Years Canopy with Roller Shutters

The Early Years Canopy with Roller Shutters is a popular choice among headteachers and purchasing managers, looking to extend a classroom environment.

They are commonly installed to the side of a school building to provide an outdoor learning environment for children. Children are kept safe, dry, and protected from the sun due to the roofing panels which filter out harmful UV sunlight.

The shutters provide excellent security and can be locked at the end of the school day.

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Dahl Shelter

The Dahl Shelter is a popular choice among schools across the UK. It is a robust, versatile, and cost-effective cycle shelter that can be found in many primary schools, secondary schools, and colleges.

Its modular design means the shelter is available in any length to suit your school’s requirements. The shelter can also be adapted to become a secure cycle compound.

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Why buy your playground shelter from AMV Playgrounds?

Our team here at AMV Playgrounds works with headteachers and purchasing managers daily, helping them to source exactly the right playground shelter or equipment piece at the right price.

We also work closely with architects, main contractors, and sub-contractors who are working on educational projects.

Whether you work at a school or you are working on a school project in any capacity, we are here to help. Our team will help with playground shelter and equipment recommendations, technical advice, materials selection, equipment designs to suit your specific school and much more.

All our playground shelters are made in our UK-based factory, by skilled tradesmen, and come with an extensive 25-year warranty against rust and corrosion.

AMV Playgrounds is fully committed to minimising potential negative impacts on the environment arising from our company’s operations. This is in line with the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy.

This ensures the playground equipment you buy from us is contributing to a greener future.

Quality as well as health and safety are an integral part of our management function, ensuring that the safety of our staff and customers in everything we do is a fundamental obligation of our company. We operate ISO 9001 quality assurance in addition to other leading industry accreditations.

We are here to help realise your vision of a better playground environment for your school’s children.

Contact our team today on telephone 01704 898 919, email, or view the product selections above.