Broadview shading solutions Broadview Design & Install New Outdoor Structure at the Sandbanks Hotel

Poole-based Broadview Shading Solutions is celebrating their two hundredth outdoor shading installation with the fitting of a bespoke outdoor shading structure on the terrace at the
Sandbanks Hotel.

The third generation business, established in 1969, specialises in interior and outdoor shading solutions for the residential and commercial market and has been a long-standing supplier to the Sandbanks Hotel, part of the prestigious FJB Hotels group.

The new 12 metre by 5 metre covered outdoor structure adjoins their Ocean Palace restaurant and includes an electrically operated louvred roof and sliding glass panels. The addition of the structure will offer the hotel far more useable space all year round, as well as a secluded area for private hire and VIP events.


Broadview Director Mark Pratt is delighted with the installation, “We have worked on a number of projects with the FJB group before and when we were approached to design a new outdoor shading system for their beach terrace, we knew it would be a special project. The finished structure looks stunning and will offer the hotel much more flexibility for events all year round, day and night.”

Prior to the shading structure, Broadview had installed a set of ten awnings on the hotel’s beachfront terrace to shield patrons from the elements when dining outside at their Seaview Restaurant.

“Here at FJB Hotels, we have always put a lot of effort into improving our hotel’s offerings in terms of structural additions and continuous refurbishments in all areas to improve the customer experience.

In the last couple of years, we have made great new additions to the popular Sandbanks terrace by adding a fully equipped bar as well as kitchen unit” remarked John Butterworth, owner of the FJB Hotels.


“In order make our terrace less susceptible to the unpredictable British weather, we wanted to have a covered outdoor space, which would suit our complex needs and be flexible enough to accommodate everything from wedding functions to restaurant and bar service.  Broadview Shading Solutions was able to construct a large space, which we can open up entirely for the summer months and close during the winter, enabling us to attract customers all year round.”

“The planning and construction phase of the project went smoothly and resulted in a structure which matches the other high-quality additions to the terrace and will boost our offerings
to customers.”

For nearly fifty years, Broadview has been synonymous locally for indoor shading solutions and awnings but over the past few years, they’ve witnessed a number of changes to their business including diversifying into outdoor shading structures for commercial businesses in the hospitality, retail and education sectors, as well as vehicle awnings for tradesmen and automotive technicians throughout the UK and in Europe, which allow them to remain operational during inclement weather.

Broadview offer a complete consultation, supply and installation service for homeowners and business owners.  Their showroom, on Hatchpond Road in Poole, is open to the public to view the wide range of indoor and outdoor shading solutions on offer.

For a free quote Contact the Broadview Shading team today on:
t. 01202 679012
a. 57 Hatchpond Road, Nuffield Industrial Estate, Poole, Dorset, BH17 0JZ

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