Tensile Canopies

SD Sails – Tensile canopy manufacturer since 1992

SD Sails specialises in the design and fabrication of architectural shade sails and tensile canopies

With over 25 years of experience in the field, SD Sails are the premier supplier of shade sails and tensile canopies to the trade in the UK. Set up to exclusively service authorised trade partners. SD Sails manufacturers for hundreds of companies throughout the UK and Europe, who in turn have completed thousands of projects worldwide.

Our goal is to combine our specialist trade knowledge with your company’s construction experience to help you create stunning fabric-based structures for your clients.


Custom Canopy Manufacture

The Freeform concept from SD Sails is a unique system specifically designed to take the complexity out of tensile canopies.

Bespoke Canopies

Bespoke Textile Fabrication

Wide range of shade & waterproof fabrics to transform your outdoor space.

Premium Tensile Fabrics

Shade & Waterproof Fabrics

We hold a huge stock of premium architectural fabrics ready to cut and fabricate to your order.

With a choice between our pre-engineered Freeform tensile canopy system or a totally bespoke concept designed around your vision. SD Sails is the perfect partner to take your company’s scope of work into a whole new sector.