Transforming your outdoor space

We understand that every project is different and requires meticulous planning whilst giving careful consideration to your budget. We work with domestic, commercial and educational clients of all sizes, our team only offer the best advise to help you purchase the right product for your requirement. See how we’ve worked with hundreds of customers to turn their projects into real success stories.

  • Chertsey

    Thorpe Park Theme Park

    Thorpe Park requested theme-appropriate shade, shelter, and extra seating strategically positioned next to the ‘Big Easy Bumpers’ ride and other key areas of the park.

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  • Ruislip

    Browns Brasserie & Bar, Ruislip

    The client wanted to upgrade the functionality of the existing pergola and create more seating for increased trade, rain or shine.

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  • Battersea


    The client was looking to open up the space by providing clear glass sides and booth seating to stop the breeze coming from the river Thames.

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  • Cardiff

    The Cornerhouse

    The client needed to make a statement to draw in trade in a busy area of Cardiff city centre. In a prime location near the main station, national stadium, arena, shopping centre and hotels AEL created a solution for extended trading.

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  • Moulsoe

    The Carrington Arms

    The modern garden room compliments the listed building and allows customers to dine in an outside environment but with the security of the roof being abled to be sealed should English weather strike.

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  • Nottingham

    Browns Brasserie & Bar

    The Satin S flat canvas retractable roof provides a stunning centrepiece to a secluded courtyard, which can be opened in fine weather for al fresco summer dining

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  • Berkshire

    Easthampstead Park

    Easthampstead Park is a beautiful Victorian mansion set in the Berkshire countryside and the client wanted to create an alfresco dining area…

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  • Rushden Lakes

    Wagamama, Rushden Lakes

    AEL worked with the client to design a bespoke outdoor structure to meet their needs and approval of landlord and planning. AEL team manufactured, delivered and installed the structure to maximise the outdoor space…

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  • Milton Keynes

    Bella Italia, Milton Keynes

    The brief with this project was that they wanted to achieve more covers all year round as he internal space was always filled but maintaining the character of a Bella Italia.

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  • Romsey

    Route 83, Paultons Park

    A new area of Paulton’s Park was being designed and AEL worked with the client to deliver the correct look and feel for the theme of the area of the park. The items designed and manufactured by AEL were to be used in the diner in the area both internally and externally all year round.

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  • Southwark, London

    The Hoxton, Southwark

    AEL were contracted to install retractable canopies above an outstanding 14th floor restaurant roof terrace as part of an extensive development in Shoreditch. Seabird restaurant features Stobag Bavona soft top roofs which were delivered a year ahead of install ahead of the dismantling of the site tower crane.

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  • Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

    Working on this historical site with the client to provide cover and a comfortable area for visitor to enjoy the food and beverage offerings on site. AEL surveyed the area to ensure the sizes of the areas including furniture and umbrellas…

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  • St. Neots, Cambridgeshire

    Hotel Chocolat, St. Neots

    Hotel Chocolat took St Neots by storm when they opened up their outlet café. We became involved as they wanted to expand their offering to outside. The main aim of the project was to design and build a way of ensuring their customers felt safe eating and drinking outside due to Covid.

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  • Newquay

    Watergate Bay Hotel, Newquay

    The hotel wanted to create a stunning Michelin star restaurant with amazing views of Watergate Bay. The retractable roof structure is on the first-floor terrace above the sea wall, the design proposed was a flat retractable roof system…

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  • London

    Golden Lion, Fulham

    A full garden redevelopment, AEL assisted in the transformation of the large outdoor area to a statement space. The original space was generous for the area but bland and underutilised with a large umbrella and a smattering of picnic benches.

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  • Shepreth, Hertfordshire

    The Green Man, Shepreth

    A fantastic, large space for children to run around and play. A great site nestled in the countryside south of Cambridge, the play area AEL have supplied and installed complete with safety surfacing makes the traditional country pub a destination for families.

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  • London

    Bar 31, The Shard

    Bar 31 is situated inside the bustling Shangri-La at The Shard, one of London’s most popular meeting places. Our 4-Seater York Bench Sets were chosen to provide the communal seating, along with 3x2m rectangular Fortero umbrell…

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  • Teddington, Greater London

    The Anglers, Teddington

    The client wanted to extend the use of the sun decked area from 3 months to all year round. We recommended a retractable flat roof structure to match the footprint of the existing suspended decking.

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  • London Docklands

    The Good Hotel, London

    Codorniu were sponsoring a beautiful terrace in the ‘Good Hotel’. They wanted to design and create the perfect environment for the hotel guest to enjoy the stunning views of London city with the area branded as ‘Anna, Codorniu’.

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  • Hove, Sussex

    Rockwater, Hove

    A great project to be involved with from start to finish. Beach side location Rockwater is a upmarket restaurant and bar on Hove seafront. This structure project has showcased the strengths of AEL with not only the product, but it’s design and install team.

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  • Brighton, Sussex

    Lucky Beach Cafe, Brighton

    This client wanted to get more use from their existing beachside terrace. They had existing giant umbrellas but wanted to take the area to the next level with not only a versatile overhead cover but also the ability to offer some side protection for when the wind picked up and made outside dining impossible.

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  • Malvern, Worcestershire

    The Cottage in the Wood, Malvern

    The project at the Golden Lion highlights our ability to provide a completely unique outdoor area. Cabana huts, pergola shelters, scaffold benches and a variety of outdoor furniture tables and chairs added to this stunning beer…

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  • Rushden Lakes

    Wildwood, Rushden Lakes

    Bar 31 is situated inside the bustling Shangri-La at The Shard, one of London’s most popular meeting places. Our 4-Seater York Bench Sets were chosen to provide the communal seating, along with 3x2m rectangular Fortero umbrell…

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