AEL is proud to be the sole UK partner for Glatz in the UK since 2008.

Glatz combines innovation, experience and Swiss technology to produce a range of unparalleled commercial umbrellas.

Why Glatz?

GLATZ are a Swiss family company with more than 125 years of experience designing and manufacturing umbrellas. Manufactured in Switzerland, their commercial umbrellas have been continually developed for cafés, bars, hotels and restaurants. Offering top quality, precision engineering and UV protection, giant umbrellas are a durable, attractive addition to any outdoor hospitality environment.

Branding & Personalisation

Design your own look, with branding and printing available on valances and membranes to display corporate colours, logos and straplines to reflect your brand’s unique identity.

Highest Service Levels

Your account manager will liaise with you to ensure a smooth installation process. We will deliver and install so you are ready for immediate trading. Our delivery and installation teams carry out all jobs with care and attention to detail, ensuring the project meets our high-quality standards.

Huge Range & Choice

Beyond the vast range of available membrane colours, our consultants can guide you through the almost limitless possibilities. We can provide covers to bespoke sizes and shapes to suit unusually shaped areas. Customise your solution with heating, lighting and a range of other options and accessories, including motorised operation for optimal convenience.

Protection Against Sun, Wind & Rain

Umbrella membranes filter harmful UV rays with a UPF 50+ rating, keeping you safe in the sun as well as shaded. They remain stable in high winds with models resistant up to 115 km/h depending on size when professionally installed with the correct base fitting.

Product Innovation & Quality

GLATZ are a shining example of world reknowned Swiss engineering, product development and quality manufacturing. Featuring a vast range of patented, unique and pioneering features providing strength and durability alongside exceptional aesthetics. Many models feature a counter-rotating telescopic principle for quick opening and closing, taking the hard work out of raising and closing.

Drive Customer Revenue

Glatz umbrellas allow an outdoor trading area to be used all year round. They are weather flexible, offering shade from the sun, protection from the rain and our range of lighting and heating options allow customers to enjoy alfresco dining throughout the evening.

Free quote and
design consultation

Let our design team help you design & plan your outdoor space. We can assist with layout, product selection, materials, colours and finishes.