Lapas Overview

If you are looking for a truly unique and stunning structure then we are pleased to introduce you to the Lapa. These buildings are exclusively designed and constructed by The Lapa Company who introduced them to the UK in 2005, and each one is built to our customers bespoke requirements.

Constructed by hand on location, the basis for each Lapa (pronounced Larpa) is a timber frame crafted from African hardwood poles supporting a genuine and fully thatched roof. Whilst traditional and authentic construction methods are employed, the modern finish results in an ideal contemporary and flexible outdoor living space.

Our Lapas can be complimented with flooring, fireplaces, barbecue areas, bespoke seating, and can even be enclosed with canvas side panels or brick walls. Our master craftsmen and designers work with you to create a structure that provides you with a truly personalised Lapa.

Find out more about our Lapas…

Lapa Buildings

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Introducing the Lapa, a unique thatched outdoor building of African heritageā€¦

Lapa Construction

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Find out more about the materials and craftsmanship behind our Lapasā€¦

Lapa Gallery

Origins of the Lapa

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Exploring the African Heritage of the Lapa...

About Us

The Lapa Company are suppliers of premium outdoor living products.

We supply traditionally thatched Lapas, thatched gazebos, cedar shingle garden buildings and cape reed thatch tiles. Our workshop in the heart of Kent is the ideal place to pick your perfect gazebo.  

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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Head Office

01732 884030

The Lapa Company UK Ltd
Unit 15, Orchard Place Business Centre,
Seven Mile Lane,
Borough Green,
TN15 8QU

© The Lapa Company (UK) Ltd 2018

Company Number: 04949894
Registered Office Address:
Fifth Floor Intergen House, 65-67 Western Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2JQ

Your Perfect Gazebo