Mazehill Nursery based in Chapeltown, Sheffield now have a new extension and covered outdoor play area, part funded by Sheffield City Council, to enable them to provide additional places for 2 year olds.
Their new outdoor play area now features a wall mounted canopy which was designed and installed by Able Canopies Ltd. This new canopy offers shelter from downpours and also blocks up to 98% UV rays to allow safe outdoor play in sunny weather too.
The project was completed with perfect timing, as the children of Mazehill can enjoy playing outside even in the current UK heatwave, whilst keeping cool and protected from the Sun. Rachel Stocks, Nursery Manager who has been working at the nursery for 5 ½ years explains “UV protection was very important to us when choosing a canopy as the children play outside a lot in the summer, and they can sit under the canopy knowing they are still getting good protection from the sun with the addition of sun cream.”
“We wanted to provide an outdoor play area that would complement our existing building, we have used Able Canopies before and received an excellent service. The canopy and extension will provide the children the opportunity to play and explore in the outside environment and develop fine and gross motor skills whilst also having the protection from warm summer weather to cold winter weather.”
Mazehill Nursery which currently cares for 204 children each week, now has the extra room to care for additional children aged 2 years, not only indoors but also outdoors, all year round. They have already had many parents comment on how lovely the canopy looks and how it has enhanced the nursery and learning opportunities for the children.
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