The Kensington Roof Gardens Details

The Roof Gardens, formerly known as Derry and Toms Roof Gardens and Kensington Roof Gardens is a roof garden covering 6000m2 (1.5 acres) on top of the former Derry and Toms building on Kensington High street in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Since the 1980s the garden has been used as a restaurant and club. The Gardens are not visible from Kensington High street. Source Wikipedia

2006 - 2007 - 2008

SHADEmakers UK commissioned to design and install footings and heated parasols for the Tudor Gardens

  • Design - Supply and install by SHADEmakers UK 
  • 2 x Large Tempest style German telescopic Centre Post parasols
  • 1 x Giant Tempest style German telescopic Centre Post parasol
  • 3 x Luna Centre post parasols
  • Sizes - 8x5 and 10 metre diameter
  • Shapes - Rectangle and Round
  • Fixings by SHADEmakers designed & manufacture galvanised steel ground anchors.
  • Options - radiant 2kw heaters
  • Options - lighting
  • Involved street closure and hire of a large crane to lift all parasols several floors to the roof terrace


The Kensington Roof Gardens