Manufacturers of
Rooflights, Structural Glazing,
Canopies & Walkways

Saint Cuthbert’s High School
Naturalspan Glass Canopy
Project Description

Project: Saint Cuthbert’s High School

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

Main contractor: Naturalight Systems Ltd

Specification: 1No 9.090m Length x 6.000m Wide and  1No 24.500m Length x 9.380m Wide Dual Pitch Canopies 3.500m high to underside of the canopy. Canopies sitting side by side to form an ‘L’ shaped canopy with the smaller oversailing the larger. NLS dual-pitch 6mm Glass structural steel canopy, constructed from 100 x 100 x 3mm steel box section uprights (16no), 150 x 100 x 6.3mm steel box section cross ties and ring beam, 300 x 300 x 10mm base plates for bolting to concrete pads supplied by others. Rainwater gutters to 1No side of small and 2No sides of larger canopy with 6No downpipe outlet to suit. All steelwork to be shot blasted, zinc primed to inter zinc 72, all polyester powder coated paint finish to BS 6496 colour Grey.

Glazing Specification

6mm clear toughened glass housed in NLS NaturalSpan aluminium glazing bar gasketed system with secondary water management, including aluminium flashings to suit, all polyester powder coated paint finished to BS 6496 colour tint, Grey.

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