Architectural Umbrellas

Large Commercial & Residential Outdoor Umbrellas

Architectural umbrellas offer versatile solutions for both shade and waterproofing. These umbrellas are designed to form a permanent protection solution as they have a structurally engineered frame and high quality canopy which is fabricated from architectural PVC.

There are two main configurations – a central post and side post. Depending on the site constraints and key users of the site, we can advise on which designs could be most effective for the site. The vast majority of umbrellas we install are even sided i.e. 4m x 4m or 5m x 5m however, we can also customise the dimensions to the site.

Umbrellas are a great way to add visual impact to a cafe or a commercial site. By utilising a range of high light transmission PVC and the benefits of some internal lighting, architectural umbrellas can form an advertising beacon. Umbrellas can also be linked together for extra impact, with the canopy forming one continuous length to prevent a gap between each umbrella.


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Summit Umbrellas by Shade Smart


Peninsula Shade Sails is a proud installer of the Summit range of umbrellas by Shade Smart.

Summit umbrellas are more than just a way to keep you dry. They are a statement of style, quality, and innovation.
Shade Smart’s Summit umbrellas are designed by leading engineers who combine form and function to be stunningly simplistic while providing cover from the elements.
Whether you need a compact umbrella for a small area, a large umbrella for beside a pool, or a custom-made umbrella for a specialised environment, Summit has you covered.

With Summit umbrellas, you can enjoy the rain or shine with confidence and elegance.




One of the most important features of Summit umbrellas is their durability. They are designed to
last years, even in harsh weather conditions. Summit umbrellas are made from high-quality steel, which is strong, rust-resistant, and heat-resistant. The steel frames are hot dip galvanised, meaning they are coated with a layer of zinc that protects them from corrosion and wear and tear.
Summit umbrellas are engineered to a minimum of W41 rating, which means they can resist winds up to 148 km/h. With Summit umbrellas, you don’t have to worry about replacing or repairing your umbrellas every couple of years. These points combined enables Summit umbrellas to receive a 10 year structural warrant AND a 10 year fabric warranty*.
*Fabric warranty is based on standard range and is subject to change based on fabric selection.

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Explore Our High-Quality Umbrella Options

Peninsula Shade Sails offers a comprehensive selection of premium umbrellas to suit any outdoor space, from commercial settings to cozy patios. Here’s a glimpse into the variety we provide:

  • Commercial Umbrellas: Built for strength and durability, these umbrellas are ideal for high-traffic areas like cafes, restaurants, and pool decks.
  • Cantilever Umbrellas: Offering a sleek and modern design, cantilever umbrellas feature a side-mounted post, maximizing shade coverage without a central pole obstruction.
  • Large Outdoor Umbrellas: Perfect for expansive areas like patios, courtyards, or event spaces, these large umbrellas provide ample shade and a touch of grandeur.
  • Patio Umbrellas: Create a charming and inviting atmosphere on your patio with our selection of stylish and functional patio umbrellas.
  • Architectural Umbrellas: Go beyond basic shade with architecturally designed umbrellas that add a unique and sophisticated touch to your outdoor space.
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