External Solutions Ltd


External Solutions Ltd offers a wide range of quality cycle shelters, waiting shelters, canopies walkways and cycle parking products, smoking shelters, waiting shelters, walkways, canopies, fencing, hard landscaping and a wide variety of street furniture to meet the needs of a wide selection of businesses and organisations. Our products including our cycle shelters and waiting shelters are available in galvanised mild steel, aluminium, stainless steel and cast iron and for a more rustic appeal we now have products available in timber. See below for a range of our products or visit our website:

Cycle Parking Equipment

We have made a comprehensive study of motorcycle security and have developed a complete answer to your motorcycle protection and security at affordable prices. We provide accessible and effective motor cycle shelters, compounds, stands and lockable compounds which protect your valuable motorcycle from vandalism and the elements.

Waiting Shelters

We manufacture waiting shelters in a wide range of styles, materials and sizes to suit your individual requirements. Our high-quality waiting shelters are designed to create a shelter from the elements or provide a practical storage solution. Our shelters are suitable for use at schools, bus stations and train stations. 

Waiting Shelters

Covered Play Canopies

For cost effective convenience and style, combined with weather protection and comfort, ESL Canopies and Walkways can be used for a variety of purposes.

With unlimited design flexibility without compromise our canopies and walkways transform waiting areas in schools, provide shelter from building-to-building, smoking areas, entrance canopies, alfresco dining coverage and many other uses.

Manufactured in a choice of materials including UPVC covered extruded aluminium and mild galvanised steel which can then be colour powder coated to suit any application with the flexibility of self supported, lean-to or free standing.

  • Lean To
  • Self Supporting
  • Free Standing
  • Entrance
  • Walkways
  • Sail Shades
Covered Play Canopies

Cycle Shelters & Storage

Using a cycle for your transport needs is a cost effective and environmentally friendly option with excellent health benefits. One of the most essential parts of cycling is the provision of good storage and whether you require security, weather protection, safety or any combination of the three ESL will provide a practical solution to all of your cycle storage needs.

Cycle Shelters & Storage


A shelter can be used in a variety of different areas providing coverage, security and protection for people and their property.

ESL shelters are manufactured from a wide variety of materials such as wood, aluminum and steel. They are designed to create a comfortable place provide shelter from the elements whilst blending into the surrounding area.

  • Cycle
  • Smoking
  • Waiting Shelters
  • Teen Shelters
  • Buggy Shelters

Environmental Range

Where conservation and heritage are important considerations and in areas of historic importance, it is sensible to opt for a traditional and attractive solution to your shelter requirements.

Top grade Finnish redwood from sustainable forests has been used to produce waiting and smoking shelters, cycle shelters and cycle stands.

All shelters are available in heavy duty log roll or tongue and groove finished with felt tiled roofs for excellent weather protection.  Fitted with benches, cycle stands or a mixture of both to suit your individual requirements our shelters are available in many sizes.

Timber cycle stands are also available to be purchased separately and have galvanised mild steel frames to ensure maximum security for cycles. In addition to our standard environmental range, bespoke wooden products can also be designed and produced for a wide variety of uses.

All timber products have an expected lifespan of 25-30 years when maintained appropriately.

Environmental Range


We pride ourselves in providing best quality products manufactured to the highest standards at most competitive prices.

  • Benches
  • Bollards
  • Leg Bumpers
  • Bins
  • Cycle Racks and Stands
  • Lockers and Equipment Storage
  • Signage

Hard Landscaping

ESL can provide any hard landscaping needed for your project including concrete bases, Tarmacadam, paving, kerbing, pathways and soft play.

Materials are chosen to ensure safe and comfortable access onto well-constructed surfaces the area is designed with versatility; performance, durability and good weathering characteristics, ensuring it remains attractive overtime with very little maintenance requirements.

Our services include planning and setting out your project, excavation and preparing the area, laying the foundations and top course and removing all waste ensure the site is left clean and ready for use.

Hard Landscaping

Bespoke/Custom Built Designs

All ESL products can be adapted, if required, to suit your individual needs. Where your requirement cannot be met with a standard product we offer the flexibility of producing bespoke products for your application. Our bespoke design service uses the most up to date CAD computer design technology to provide a solution to suit your specific needs.

All of our products are made to the highest standards and designed to meet your aspirations and budget, our professional staff will manage the project from the initial idea through to the final installation and we are happy to provide a no obligation site visit to discuss your requirements.

Bespoke/Custom Built Designs


Fences are used in a variety of places for various reasons, whether you want to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary, provide privacy and/or security or just a decorative fence to enhance the appearance of your property, garden or landscaping, ESL can provide the right fence for your application.

Available in a full range of styles and materials including steel, wood, concrete, wire mesh, galvanised palisade and many more.

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