Company Overview

WE ARE THE LARGEST MANUFACTURER OF PROMOTIONAL UMBRELLAS IN THE UK.

As the manufacturer we offer the best price on all products and have the power to be flexible on those all important delivery dates. Our Standard lead time is 2-3 weeks, however express delivery within five days of artwork approval is available on most of the products in our range.

Made In Sheffield Logo - The Umbrella Company

BESPOKE MANUFACTURE

  • Our in house production team can make the seemingly impossible a reality.
  • Bespoke made umbrellas – Design and print any UK umbrella to your clients specifications with NO MINIMUM ORDER quantity.
  • We hold huge stocks of frames that cover budget priced to fully storm proof styles. Spectrum™, Fibrestorm, StormSport UK, ProSport Deluxe and more.
  • We can offer a choice of frame colours and a superb selection of handle styles and colours in many cases at no extra cost.
  • We can offer a choice of over 50 standard stock panel colours to use in any combination to create a truly bespoke canopy or alternatively Pantone™ match your panels to any colour of the spectrum.
  • We produce state of the art, high resolution, dye sublimation printed umbrellas in house for limitless colour and design coverage.
  • We can now create bespoke Vented, Square & Double Canopies here in the UK using any of our stock panel colours and add them to any of our stormproof frames. 
  • We distribute a wide selection of umbrellas including pre made styles for decorating with corporate or advertising branding. This includes our best sellers, the Budget Golf, Supervent, Supermini and a selection on traditional walking styles, along the Totes and Fulton Brands.

Our production lead times are days not weeks, we are renowned for our on-time delivery record of high quality products.

As a strictly trade only supplier our nationwide network of distributors are able to demonstrate our comprehensive product collection of umbrellas to match most budget, style or quality requirements.

Why not book a visit to our factory in Sheffield to see how it is all done?

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"OUR IN HOUSE PRODUCTION TEAM CAN MAKE THE SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE A REALITY"

We can offer a choice of over 50 standard stock materials to sew into a truly bespoke standard canopy to screen orint in house. We produce state of the art, hi-res, sublimation printed umbrella in house for limitless colour and design coverage.

"WE DISTRIBUTE A WIDE SELECTION OF UMBRELLAS INCLUDING PRE MADE STYLES FOR DECORATING WITH CORPORATE OR ADVERTISING BRANDING"

This includes our best sellers, the Budget Golf, SuperVent & the SuperMini and a selection of traditional walking styles, along with the stunning, retail quality FARE umbrellas

“OUR PRODUCTION LEAD TIMES ARE DAYS NOT WEEKS, WE ARE RENOWNED FOR OUR ON-TIME DELIVERY RECORD OF HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS”

As a strictly trade only supplier our nationwide network of distributors are able to demonstrate our comprehensive product collection of umbrellas to match most budget, style or quality requirements.

The Team

Stephen Reeve - Managing Director at The Umbrella Company

Stephen Reeve

Managing Director

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 21
Email: stephen@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
LinkedIn
Skype

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

April 2006

Favourite Product?

2SWD - Spectrum Sport Wood Medium Double Canopy

 

Nickname?

Shaggy

Catchphrase?

I'm happy it’s raining

Favorite Place?

Hillsborough

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

91 FA Cup Final - SWFC v MUFC

Favourite Activity?

Watching Sheffield Wednesday

Guilty Pleasure?

Watching Sheffield Wednesday

Ryan Brown - Sales Manager at The Umbrella Company

Ryan Brown

Sales Manager

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 1
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 41
Email: ryan@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
LinkedIn

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

May 2013

Favourite Product?

1PSD - ProSport Deluxe

Nickname?

Barney

Catchphrase?

It'll be reyt, Listen! or Who's turn is it for a brew?

Favorite Place?

New York or Lake Garda

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Braveheart

Favourite Activity?

Playing Golf

Guilty Pleasure?

Strictly Come Dancing

Wendy Kennelly - Senior Sales Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Wendy Kennelly

Senior Sales Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 1
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 40
Email: wendy@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
LinkedIn

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

March 2007

Favourite Product?

4ABB - Box Brolly

Nickname?

Nothing I can mention (NSFW)

Catchphrase?

I need a cup of tea!

Favorite Place?

Home sweet home

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Dirty Dancing or Rocky IV

Favourite Activity?

Going to the pub

Guilty Pleasure?

Eating far too many packets of crisps than is normal

Lizzie Poole - Sales Account Manager at The Umbrella Company

Lizzie Poole

Sales Account Manager

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 1
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 44
Email: liz@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
LinkedIn

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

March 2015

Favourite Product?

FARE 2339 - Fibrematic XL Vent AC

Nickname?

Lisa, Lucy, Belinda, Clive

Catchphrase?

Right... i'm changing my name! Literally

Favorite Place?

Home

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Me, Myself & Irene

Favourite Activity?

Mashing a brew

Guilty Pleasure?

Spending too much (of my husbands) money on make up

Kate Forrest - Sales Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Kate Forrest

Sales Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 1
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 43
Email: kate@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

September 2011

Favourite Product?

5ECM - EcoVent mini

Nickname?

Too many to list here

Catchphrase?

Really?

Favorite Place?

Sheffield of Course

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Pulp Fiction

Favourite Activity?

Shopping

Guilty Pleasure?

Spending money I don’t have on things I don’t need

Dom Wynn - Sales Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Dom Wynn

Sales Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 1
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 42
Email: dominic@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

September 2016

Favourite Product?

FARE 5460 - AOC mini

Nickname?

Youngster

Catchphrase?

Wasn't me

Favorite Place?

Ibiza

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

The Wolf of Wall Street

Favourite Activity?

Playing Football or Cricket

Guilty Pleasure?

Going to the Gym or playing sports

Gill Cooper - Office Manager at The Umbrella Company

Gill Cooper

Office Manager

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 2
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 49
Email: gillian@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

August 2009

Favourite Product?

3SSK - Seat Stick

Nickname?

Coops

Guilty Pleasure?

Meat

Bev Fairbrother - Customer Services Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Bev Fairbrother

Customer Services Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 2
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 46
Email: bev@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

May 2016

Favourite Product?

5IMP - Budget Golf

Nickname?

none (that I know of)

Catchphrase?

Is it five o'clock already

Favorite Place?

Anywhere hot

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Twilight Saga

Favourite Activity?

Shopping

Guilty Pleasure?

Chocolate

Jane Whitehouse - Customer Services Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Jane Whitehouse

Customer Services Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 2
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 47
Email: jane@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

Feb 2016

Favourite Product?

1FSA - Fibrestorm Auto

Nickname?

Lady Jane

Catchphrase?

Get kettle on!

Favorite Place?

Lanzarote

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

The Lost Boys

Favourite Activity?

Spending time with my husband and boys

Guilty Pleasure?

Crisps

Rosie Newman - Customer Services Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Rosie Newman

Customer Services Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 2
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 45
Email: rosie@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

June 2012

Favourite Product?

6MIN - SuperMini

Nickname?

Petal

Catchphrase?

Make mine a double

Favorite Place?

My Garden

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

PS I love you

Favourite Activity?

Relaxing

Sarah Hill - Customer Services Administrator at The Umbrella Company

Sarah Hill

Customer Services Administrator

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 2
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 29 48
Email: sarah@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

May 2005

Favourite Product?

FARE 5002 - Mini Topless

Nickname?

Hilly

Catchphrase?

We're all Wednesday aren't we?

Favorite Place?

Home

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Wedding Singer

Favourite Activity?

Socialising

Guilty Pleasure?

Jeremy Kyle

Alex Goodall - Marketing Assistant & Graphic Artist at The Umbrella Company

Alex Goodall

Marketing Assistant & Graphic Artist

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 3
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 23
Email: alex@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
Twitter
LinkedIn

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

January 2009

Favourite Product?

7XEC - Bespoke Executive Telescopic

Nickname?

Dimmers

Andy Hill - Marketing Assistant & Graphic Artist at The Umbrella Company

Andy Hill

Marketing Assistant & Graphic Artist

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 3
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 24
Email: andrew@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
Twitter
LinkedIn

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

February 2010

Favourite Product?

1TVT - TourVent

Nickname?

Harry, HarryB, B, HarryBo, Bo, Nana, B man (the list goes on)

Catchphrase?

Al'reyt

Favorite Place?

Portugal

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Ghostbusters (the original)

Favourite Activity?

Playing Golf (and Football)

Guilty Pleasure?

The musical styling of Phil Collins or Disney Pixar Animations

Julie Herring - Finance Director at The Umbrella Company

Julie Herring

Finance Director

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 4
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 25
Email: julie@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

March 2004

Favourite Product?

1PSD - Spectrum ProSport Deluxe

Nickname?

Jules

Catchphrase?

You only live once!

Favorite Place?

Cornwall

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

Dirty Dancing

Favourite Activity?

Shopping

Guilty Pleasure?

Shoes, shoes and more shoes!

Rachel Dent - Accounting Assistant at The Umbrella Company

Rachel Dent

Accounting Assistant

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33 - Option 4
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 26
Email: rachel@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

July 2008

Favourite Product?

6SPC - Spectrum Sport Vented

Nickname?

Rach

Catchphrase?

Oh my god!

Favorite Place?

Dubai

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

The Green Mile

Favourite Activity?

Shopping (wihout the kids)

Guilty Pleasure?

A cold beer

Rob Russell - Purchaser & Stock Controller at The Umbrella Company

Rob Russell

Purchaser & Stock Controller

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 22
Email: robert@theumbrellacompany.co.uk

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

July 2012

Favourite Product?

3GAZ - 3m x 3m Gazebo

Nickname?

Cheesehead

Catchphrase?

Dot the T's and cross the I's

Favorite Place?

Robin Hoods Bay

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

The Princess Bride

Favourite Activity?

Finishing a Triathlon

Guilty Pleasure?

Kylie Minogue

John Fields - Operations Director at The Umbrella Company

John Fields

Operations Director

Telephone: +44 (0)114 242 44 33
Direct Line: +44 (0)114 261 51 20
Email: john@theumbrellacompany.co.uk
LinkedIn

When did you join The Umbrella Company?

August 2012

Favourite Product?

1ONE - OneBrella

Nickname?

Axe Man

Catchphrase?

You can either change people or you change people

Favorite Place?

Barcelona

Favourite Movie(other than Shawshank obviously)?

American Sniper

Favourite Activity?

Kickboxing

Guilty Pleasure?

Sports Mixtures