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Custom Umbrella Manufacturer

The Umbrella Workshop are experts in the design and manufacturing of a range of premium quality branded umbrellas.

Come rain or shine we can help your brand stand out from the crowd with an eye-catching  professional customised umbrella. Our luxury umbrella models won’t let you down – we are trusted by some of the worlds leading global brands and we have been leading the way in umbrella innovation and design for over a decade.

We guarantee all our products with a 2 year warranty and can supply anything from 50 pieces upwards with delivery from as little as 2-weeks. Our team of experts will work closely with you to help create and design your personalised umbrella which will last for years.

Global Production and Supply

We work with global factories from Shanghai to Sheffield, and regularly visit our manufacturing partners to ensure exacting standards for our printed umbrellas. We offer all types of customisation from stunning internal prints, Pantone-matching or customised handles to create exactly what you are looking for.

The Umbrella Workshop is committed to minimising our environmental impact and have been taking steps to ensure our products and services are less carbon intense and more circular.  More information about this is available on our Sustainability page.

If you require storage and distribution we provide a fulfilment service from our onsite warehouse facilities and can dispatch umbrellas to your client or satellite office as required.

We are experienced in shipping internationally using both air and sea freight where appropriate to a deadline. We take care of the detail so you don’t have to.

Trusted by international brands and creative design agencies, let The Umbrella Workshop create your perfect custom made branded umbrellas.

 

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Umbrella print options

Double Canopy – Internal Print Umbrellas

If you are after the WOW factor then this is the way to go. We can create all over prints and single continuous quality printed images on the inside and/or outside. As an advertising medium this gives greater real estate.

All Over Print Umbrellas

A continuous print over all 8 panels of the umbrella takes great skill to line all the panels up to create a single image. Over the years we have honed our skills at making these types of umbrellas that make a real impact.

Logo Print Custom Umbrellas

Simple but still a very effective way to brand your umbrella. Your logo can be screen printed onto the outer panels and the panels can be your chosen colour – logos can be solid colour of full graduated digital print assets. We provide Pantone matched canopies as well as a range of stock fabrics.

Photo Print Umbrellas

Using a high resolution image and the latest technology we can digitally print the photo onto the canopy before construction. This can either be all over print or individual panels. A striking way to really personalise your branded umbrella – our umbrellas are museum and gallery grade and  considered to be the best in the industry.

Pantone Matched Branded Umbrellas

We carry a range of stock fabrics and can also dye and print fabric to match client Pantone and ensure brand consistency. Pantone matching umbrellas are available in any style, so choose a folding umbrella, golf umbrella or walking umbrella to suit your requirements.

Unique Design & Customisation

It’s all about those unique finishing touches! Choose the final piece of luxury for your brand, from woven labels, embroidered tie wraps, engraved handles, piping or carry bags we have a wide range of options available.

Please get in touch if you would like any assistance deciding what is right for your brand.

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Custom umbrella styles

Custom Umbrella Styles

We carry a wide range of umbrellas suitable for many occasions and client preference.

Golf/sport style Umbrellas:

Various models and styles available and the perfect sporting umbrella. These are our largest models of umbrellas that we manufacture. The length of the pole and panels offer large branding estate. They are also the most rebust of our range and designed to take whatever nature can throw at it!

City Umbrellas:

These well known umbrellas due to their iconic crock handle or curved handle stick are favoured by urban professionals such as estate agents and the finance sector. Its practical size makes it a useful companion in a crowded urban environment making it the perfect choice for city pavements.

Wood Stick Umbrellas

Timeless and classic in terms of their aesthetic appeal making them a popular choice for many of our clients. A durable and practical choice, boasting premium gun metal quality fittings as well as great branding potential. Popular not just for its classical elegance, but because it can be considered an eco-freindly alternative to our other models.

Folding and Telescopic Umbrellas:

No surprises by the name – this is the smallest umbrella we manufacture. The telescopic folding length of the pole, folds neatly when retracted and can be enclosed within a branded carry sleeve that matches the panels of the umbrella. Often chosen as a corporate gift or premium promotional giveaway, this umbrella is a great vehicle for promotional messages.

Luxury Branded Umbrellas:

These are our speciality, established over a decade ago, we refined our manufacturing facilities to create the best custom luxury branded umbrellas on the market and built a solid reputation with big brands. What sets us apart from other umbrella manufacturers are specifically the quality of materials we use for our umbrellas and our experienced team. Premium-grade polyester, called pongee, is what we use for the panels of the umbrellas. This is customised with print or the actual panels can be matched to a Pantone reference of your choice. We also incorporate superb quality fittings including fibreglass shafts and ribs for durability which means that in extreme weather circumstances such as high wind, the umbrellas will hold their shape and maintain their credentials which mean they will continue to endorse your luxury brand and won’t end up in landfill like so many others.

Custom Folding:

Available in UK stock – if your lead times are short we can turn these around in 2-3 weeks, available in 32 colours, overprinted for UK delivery. If you have longer lead times we can work with you to create a more personalised umbrella design.

Printed Vented Umbrellas :

One word – Sturdy! These allow the wind to pass through to prevent the umbrella from folding inside itself. Instead of a panel being made from one piece of fabric, it is made from two and sewn together differently to allow wind or heat to escape through the top of the umbrella. Choose this for comfort and stability. Whilst we usually make these on a Golf or Sports frame, we can also incorporate is functionality on other Umbrella frames.

 

Floral canopy umbrella with orange outer canopy

Corporate Umbrellas Wholesale

Custom umbrella design is what we specialise in. We manufacture umbrellas but can also supply pre-made stock umbrellas on a wholesale basis – perfect if you need a quick turn around. These can be customised with a logo or branding, or supplied plain for an even quicker delivery.

We also offer a number of design options for your branded promotional umbrella. These include: Printing on the canopy, Interior Canopy Printing, Piping and Rib Tape, Customised Handles and Frames, Engraving on the handle, carry bag or case to mention a few!

We are part of the Wurlin Group, specialising in printed textiles for branded umbrellas and bags.

Which model of umbrella should I use for promotions?

Choosing the right umbrella for a promotion really depends on where you imagine the user will need the umbrella and the nature of your industry.

THE UMBRELLA WORKSHOP QUALITY PROMISE

The Umbrella Workshop is a manufacturer of quality, luxury umbrellas. Our head office is located in the United Kingdom and we ship worldwide.

We have been manufacturing and designing umbrellas for over a decade. We don’t comprise on quality and won’t supply cheap disposable umbrellas.

We also operate The Bag Workshop and The Wurlin Workshop offering a range of custom made bags and merchandising so we have a wealth of expertise in the branded merchandising sector.

 

Watch how we storm test our printed umbrellas

Specialist in the design and manufacture of impactful branded and promotional umbrellas

 

 

 

No fancy wind tunnel needed, just an open top car, and the British countryside.

All our umbrellas are designed for weather!

We care about the planet – Eco Umbrellas.

Where possible we at the Umbrella Workshop:

  • Chooses sustainable materials for the canopies of the umbrella such as RPET which reduces waste (RPET is made from recycled PET plastic such as water bottles, reducing the need to manufacture virgin PET plastic).
  • Opts for UV printing which is more energy efficient and reduces carbon emissions.
  • Offers a choice of more eco-friendly materials for the umbrella body (ie: wooden body is made from fast-growing laminated softwood that is sustainable).
  • Carefully choose our supply chain who have a similar ethos.
  • Continually review our logistic partners and freight options.
  • Our UK factory is carbon neutral, generating energy from wind, solar and hyro power.

Further information about the sustainable practises we strive for at the Umbrella Workshop:

Environmental Sustainability | The Umbrella Workshop | Luxury Custom Branded Umbrellas

In additional the company premises are powered by 100% renewable energy

Carbon Offsetting commitment

The Umbrella Workshop is part of a tree Planting initiative to help offset the carbon footprint associated with shipping our products.
A percentage of Wurlin profits goes toward the planting and upkeep of the nature reserves in the UK.

Tree Planting Initiative for Greener Umbrellas and Business:

https://www.umbrellaworkshop.com/uncategorized/the-umbrella-workshop-tree-planting-initiative/

What our customers say

CogentBC

“They came out great, really happy with the silver lining and the overall finish. They are very sturdy and well-made, with great communication from the team and amazing customer service throughout”

D. Dawkins

Air Studios

“These umbrellas are so popular here at AIR. They are stylish, sturdy and sleek. The team at Wurlin are all so friendly and helpful. Thank you from us all!”

K. Jackson

Alfaholics

“Was very impressed with the quality and print, everybody comments on how nice they are.”

Ian L.

Martin Parr Foundation

“Thanks Wurlin for the great communications and quality products. Our umbrellas have proven to be very popular and have been sold around the world.”  “It has also been very popular with a family member of one of the team – It’s the best brolly I’ve ever had and the only one to survive the weather on the North East coast!!”

Nathan V.

The Munnings Art Museum

“We are delighted with the exceptional design and customer service from Wurlin. We were looking to produce a high quality, bespoke, item for our discerning customers and we were over the moon with the look and feel of the final product and how well it has done.”

Jenny H.

Beacon Capital Partners (USA)

“The Wurlin team were a pleasure to work with and delivered a unique, fully custom product in a turnaround time that wouldn’t have been possible elsewhere”

Simon Y.

Caviar Russe (USA)

“The umbrellas’ are fantastic quality and the whole process of ordering and designing was simple and quick.”

Edward P.

Golf Sports Umbrella with double canopy and printed on the inside

Ink&Pixel (USA)

“The Connection Golf Event was a smashing success and the umbrellas were the BIGGEST HIT of the day!”

Noemi K.

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