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Metropolitan Police Service – Coffin Drape

Specialised Canvas Services were recently commissioned to produce a very special one-off coffin drape for the Metropolitan Police Service. This will be held in store and used for a death in service on special, high profile occasions. The drape was made from a rich, dark blue heavy poly-cotton material with the Metropolitan Police crest being […]

Great View of the Garden!

ɡəˈziːbəʊ/ noun According to my online dictionary, a gazebo is ‘a small building, especially one in the garden of a house, that gives a wide view of the surrounding area’. This project has done exactly that and given its delighted owners and occupants an extremely wide view of their garden. Specialised Canvas Services are as […]

Gimme Shelter

We were recently asked by a customer to create some additional protection from the elements for a Fiat Ducato. The popular vehicle, used for camping across Europe comes with a built-in extendable awning. This is fine when the sun is directly above or the rain falling vertically, but as we all know this is not […]

IBC Protection Covers

Specialised Canvas Services design and manufacture tough, robust, high quality purpose-specific bags and covers which are guaranteed to do the job and which fulfil a variety of needs. But we don’t always know what we might be asked to create. We were recently approached by the Chesterfield branch of a large UK plant hire business […]

Specialised Canvas Services Goes Karting!

This Sunday afternoon was something else for the Specialised Canvas Services, as the bravest members decided to try their luck on the race track. This activity helped to build SCS teamwork skills as everyone was rooting for each other. Nevertheless, there was a fierce competition going on between members of the team as everyone wanted […]

Glamping Show Review 2016

Myself and sales manager were lucky enough to attend this year’s Glamping show. An event still in its infancy but growing in popularity with every year. We took the opportunity to see what’s out there in the increasingly prevalent glamping tourist sector. I wasn’t too sure what to expect… but I was certainly impressed! I […]

Bespoke Vehicle Awning

Rolling back the years… this week we’re able to make one customer very happy with a made to measure awning for his striking motorhome. The vintage piece really is one of a kind and we were approached to restore the motorhome to its former glory by reinstating the awning part of the motorhome. The aptly […]

Electric Bike Covers

SCS recently manufactured a small bike cover to fit so a pair of electric bikes could neatly be mounted onto the back of a transit van. We’ve all seen the standard vehicle bike racks but their biggest problem, a soggy seat when you get your location. Our customer is the proud owner of some brilliant […]

SCS Core Fabrics

SCS work with a diverse range of materials and occasionally work with fabrics for specialist orders. This post will guide you through our 3 staple fabrics and some of the reasons why they are significant to what we do! Nylon One of the most popular synthetic materials around with a wide range of applications. The […]

Union Jack Windscreen Shade

Further to our last blog post we have recently manufactured a wonderfully patriotic version of the windscreen covers. The Union Jack shade oozes characters and is great fun as well as ensuring the inside of the camper-van is protected from the sun. These windscreen shades fit beautifully on VW camper vans which is why the Union […]

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