Frequently Asked Questions
Q- Do you offer an installation service?
A- Yes we can offer you three options -
- Installed by our teams;
- Supervisor to your labour;
- DIY instructions
We recommend 1 or 2 for your first structure.
Q - What sort of decking is required?
A - We can offer you detailed plans to give to your contractor.
Q - Do you require planning permission?
A - We recommend that you go through the planning process. We can supply you with a step by step guide and full drawings FOC.
Q - Can you put heating in?
A - Yes we can offer a full range of wood burning stoves. If you are putting in your own, you must put in a twin insulated flue. We need to know the position before manufacture to install the heat resistant collars.
Q - Can we have proper doors?
A - Yes in the Geodomes and Zambesi structures. We do not normally supply these in the Safari Lodges.
Q - What partitions can we have?
A - We have standard designs for the Tsavo lodges, please ask for more information.
Q - Are they suitable for all year round use?
A - Yes - some owners do and other's don't.
Q - Do you supply the kitchen units?
A - Yes we can, call us for details.
Q - Do you supply Captain Cabin Beds?
A - Yes we do
Q - Do you need electricity?
A - There are a number of options, including composting toilets, wood burning water heaters for showers. You may also want to consider a solar power unit for lighting.
Q - Do you supply the decking?
A - We can do - but it is usually more cost effective to get a local contractor.
Q - What colours can we have?
A - We offer three colours - natural canvas, sand canvas and olive green canvas, any combination of the three. For the safari lodges we recommend sand or olive green.
Q - What happens in an emergency?
A - Albion Canvas offer a full 24 hour call out service should you require our help.
Q - Where are the structures made?
A - Here in the UK in our factory in Wellington, Somerset.
Q - Where can we see them before buying?
A - We have a number of sites in the UK where we can arrange visits and talk to the owners about their experiences.