Case Studies

Commercial Thatched Structures and Buildings

With our expertise in creating stunning thatched structures we can offer an extremely wide range of services to commercial partners. This can range from a simple thatched umbrella all the way up to a fully constructed and project managed 100 seat African Restaurant. Our Lapas and associated products have been used in many commercial applications such as Zoos, Theme Parks, Bars, Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels, Wedding Venues and Schools throughout the UK and Europe.

With the widest range of thatch structures and thatch styles available in the UK we have the experience to create unique buildings and themed environments.

Our knowledge of thatching styles and techniques allows our master thatchers to create African, Asian, Tropical and traditional thatch finishes. We source genuine thatch materials from all over the world and are the European distributor for Endureed Synthetic Thatch products. These are particularly suitable for commercial applications due to their low maintenance and fire retardant properties.

We will always use the services of a chartered structural engineer to check your building beofre handover where relevant. Our commercial service can include the complete design, construction and project management of your build, or we can work in collaboration with your planning or landscaping team.

Commercial Projects

Below are examples of what we can achieve, however these are only a flavour of our work so if you have a commercial requirement of any kind please do not hesitate to contact us on 01732 884030.

We have also provided two detailed case studies for you to view. We are proud of our relationships with some of the largest Zoo and themed corporations in the UK. We always deliver our projects to the highest standard and this is reflected in the ongoing relationships and projects with these customers.

Detailed Case Studies

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

We started working with Port Lympne in 2006 and have provided Thatched Umbrellas, Gazebos and Shelters plus the themed restaurants and associated facilities for Livingstone Lodge, Base Camp, Carnivore Corner, Elephant Lodge and Pinewood Cafe.

Download Port Lympne Wild Animal Park Case Study
Chessington World of Adventures Holiday Inn

We created the stunning African Safari themed entrance canopy for the Holiday Inn at Chessington World of Adventures utilising Endureed Synthetic Thatch.

Download Holiday Inn Chessington Case Study
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

In 2016 we completed a Bespoke BBQ Catering Outlet for Blackpool Pleasure Beach, crafting an oak framed building and supplying all of the Fire Magic premium outdoor kitchen equipment.

Download Blackpool Pleasure Beach Case Study
About Us

The Lapa Company are suppliers of premium outdoor living products.

We supply traditionally thatched Lapas and a range of Thatch Tile and Cedar Shingle Roof Tile gazebos. We also offer a wide variety of timber via our Total Poles brand, and supply premium outdoor kitchen brands Fire Magic and BeefEater.

Our Ethos

We feel it is our responsibility to ensure we produce and distribute a responsibly sourced product and this is a priority when sourcing suppliers. Not all of our products are FSC certified, therefore please specify on your order if FSC material is required.

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Seven Mile Lane,
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