Shade Structures

Wide Span Shade Structures

A cost effective and diverse range of shade structures is possible using a number of our wide span roofing profiles.

Shade Structures For Car Parking Areas
Shade Structures For Car Parking Areas

Large Shade Structures for All Weather Protection

When outdoor activities need to happen – rain, hail or shine, Spantech offers multiple shade structure solutions. A Spantech Shade Structure is an elegant free-spanning curved roof or skillion roof supported by sturdy structural steel columns. The simple building maintains the feel of the outdoors whilst providing protection from the elements. The design is attractive, versatile, durable and low maintenance.

Shade Structures
Large Shade Structures
Curved Shade Structures
Curved Shade Structures
Shade Structures For Schools
Shade Structures For Schools
Custom Shade Structures
Custom Shade Structures

Types of Shade Structures

Spantech free-span Shade Structures are widely used by schools, Councils and sporting clubs:

  • basketball and netball courts
  • tennis courts
  • children’s play areas
  • outdoor classrooms
  • eating areas
  • assembly areas
  • swimming pools
Sizes to Suit Large Commercial Applications

The width of a Spantech Shade Structure can be from a few metres wide for covered walkways up to 40 metres wide for basketball or netball courts. The structure can be any length. Depending on the profile selected and the location of the project, the minimum economical size is approximately 400 square metres, about 20m x 20m. Contact Spantech for specific sizes and pricing.

Solid Metal Roof for Ultimate Durability

Spantech metal roof Shade Structures are far more durable and more cost effective over the life of the building than shade sails, fabrics and high-tech membranes.

Select Your Profile

 Use the table below to help you find the right profile for your next project.
Spantech has four wide-span metal profiles ideally suited to construct large open shade structures:

Application Woomera 300 Pinkenba 370 Longreach 800 Longreach 650
Curved roof Shade Structure (curved free-span profile)
Skillion roof Shade Structure (straight profile on straight beams)
Curved roof Shade Structure (straight profile on curved beams)
Irregular shape Shade Structure (straight or tapered profile on irregular shape beams or undulating beams)
* Applications are subject to engineering design and approval and minimum quantities may apply

Design Assistance

Spantech can help you to select the right profile or product for your project.
Our friendly Spantech team offers comprehensive design assistance to Architects and Engineers.
Design Assist

Other Wide Span Roofing Applications

Spantech profiles were originally developed for roofing.  But the strength and versatility of these unique profiles makes them cost effective and suitable for a wide range of applications.

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