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Modular Weather Shelter Pilot Scheme Goes Live

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A new modular weather shelter system that requires no planning permission – DASH – has been deployed in a pilot scheme with one of the UK largest Retail chains.

The shelters, which are modular and can be installed at any length, have been specifically designed to protect customers in extended social-distanced queues from inclement weather.

Unlike other temporary canopies, DASH Shelters are built from a Zinc coated steel structure, concrete weights and rigid plastic roof, and are built to withstand high winds, meaning they can be left in place for extended periods, without the need to seek planning permission.

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David Bricknell, MD of Dale Structures, says, “we are very proud to have our first pilot scheme up and running with others ready to go live in the coming weeks. Many organisations are looking at how they can prepare for the UK winter by searching for solutions that support their customers while they queue outside of their stores, whilst maintaining social distancing.

“Most temporary canopies are not robust enough to be left outside for any length of time, and permanent structures require planning permission; with continued social distancing, local lockdowns, and unreliable British winter weather our DASH system is a fantastic, cost-effective, easy to deploy solution for retailers that want to enhance their customers’ experience and safeguard trade in these challenging times.

“COVID-19 has rocked our economy, so we hope that, in a small way, DASH will support businesses and prevent customers turning away from stores when it’s raining when they see a long, unsheltered queue.”

“With other pilots set to go live in the weeks to come we feel that the Dash System is an uncomplicated system that offers a simple solution for retailers as we move into the peak trading period.”

Would you like to learn more about DASH Modular Weather Shelters and our pilot scheme?

Why not contact us:

Tel: 0114 233 1115
Or visit

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Source : Dale Office Interiors

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01 October 2020

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