Professional Quality – No compromises

Commercial patio umbrella Big Ben was created especially for the requirements of hospitality and contract business. No compromises when it comes to quick and easy operation, versatile options and accessories as well as its robust construction. Offering spacious coverage for multiple table settings and several seating groupings, the Big Ben commercial patio umbrella is the perfect resort or restaurant shade solution. With a diameter width expanding up to 7m (23‘) the Big Ben becomes a fixture in any setting.

Easy operation with crank handle

With the crank handle made of high-grade stainless steel, the Big Ben patio umbrella is easily opened and closed. A crank operated spindle lift system with aluminum lifting spindle is working inside of the umbrellas frame.

Remove the crank to hinder unauthorized opening and closing of the sunshade.

Technical Details

Tried and tested

Its massive construction makes the Big Ben commercial patio umbrella extremely robust! In order to prove that, the professional parasol was tested by structural engineers and in the wind tunnel, where the 9’11×9’11-version braved stormy winds of up to 63mph!

The field test for commercial use is passed by thousands of Big Ben – day by day, in all parts of the world.

Closes above tables and seating

Tables, chairs and decoration can stay where they are when you close the Big Ben commercial patio umbrella. That’s because of the integrated telescopic system which elongates the mast when you close the parasol. A must for hotels and restaurants, a nice to have in private gardens or patios.

Stainless Steel Flange

The stainless steel flange with integrated alignment guide developed by CARAVITA, is one of the special features of the Big Ben commercial patio umbrella. It facilitates the installation of large the parasols and provides the umbrella with an elegant look. The massive 3 3/10” mast, constructed of 5 mm thick aluminum with lower reinforcement, the Big Ben commercial patio umbrella becomes one of the sturdiest shades of its class.

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Easy Installation with special alignment guide

The special alignment guide integrated into every Big Ben patio umbrella facilitates the installation of large parasols a lot. Using the alignment guide, position on the set screw, and raise the umbrella. Secure sunshade flange with additional screws, and Big Ben is ready to use.

Options

Integrated Lighting Option

Use your dining area until late into the night. Elegance, the integrated LED lighting option for the Big Ben commercial patio umbrella, creates a suitable atmosphere. The maintenance-free LEDs with their elegant and unobtrusive design provide pleasant light and stay installed when the parasol is closed. The whole electronic system is protected and hidden from sight inside of the sunshades frame. With the handy remote control the lights can be dimmed and turned on and off.

Elegance is available with warm white, cold white or color changing LEDs. The lighting is available as an option.

Stylish Finial Cap

The Big Ben commercial patio umbrella is equipped with a stylish finial cap made of aluminum. The cap with ball comes with a powder coated finish matching the color of the frame and provides a grand finale on top of your patio umbrella.

Other CARAVITA patio umbrellas

CARAVITA parasol Primus: Simple and lightweight pulley system shade.

CARAVITA parasol Samara: Easy to operate internal crank shade.

CARAVITA parasol Supremo: Effortless and balanced sliding mechanism.

CARAVITA parasol Amalfi: Elegant cantilever shade with a crank mechanism. Also available as DUO or QUADRO.

CARAVITA parasol Belvedere: Distinctive sunshade with Easy-Flap mechanism.

Send us a contact request. We will be pleased to help.

Forms Dimensions Shade height open Shade height closed Headroom Closing height
schirmform-quadratisch-grau 6’7″ x 6’7″ 8’11” 10’99” 7’5″ 5’10”
8’24” x 8’24” 9’3″ 11’7″ 7’5″ 5’5″
9’11” x 9’11” 9’6″ 12’4″ 7’5″ 4’11”
11’6″ x 11’6″ 9’10” 13’1″ 7’5″ 4’6″
13’2″ x 13’2″ 10’1″ 13’9″ 7’5″ 4’1″
14’10” x 14’10” 10’5″ 14’7″ 7’5″ 3’7″
16’5″ x 16’5 10’8″ 15’4″ 7’5″ 3’1″
18’1″ x 18’1″ XXL 10’11” 15’11” 7’5″ 2’8″
19’9″ x 19’9″ XXL 11’3″ 16’8″ 7’5″ 2’3″
schirmform-rechteckig-grau 6’7″ x 9’11″* 9’3″ 11’8″ 7’5″ 5’4″
6’7″ x 11’6″* 9’5″ 12’2″ 7’5″ 5’1″
6’7″ x 13’2″* 9’7″ 12’7″ 7’5″ 4’9″
8’3″ x 9’11″* 9’5″ 12′ 7’5″ 5’2″
8’3″ x 11’6″* 9’6″ 12’4″ 7’5″ 4’11”
8’3″ x 13’2″* 9’8″ 12’10” 7’5″ 4’8″
9’11” x 11’6″ 9’8″ 12’9″ 7’5″ 4’9″
9’11” x 13’2″ 9’10” 13’2″ 7’5″ 4’6″
9’11” x 14’10 10′ 13’7″ 7’5″ 4’3″
9’11” x 16’5″ 10’2″ 14′ 7’5″ 3’11”
9’11” x 18’1″ XXL 10’4″ 14’5″ 7’5″ 3’8″
9’11” x 19’9″ XXL 10’6″ 14’10” 7’5″ 3’4″
11’6″ x 13’2″ 10′ 13’5″ 7’5″ 4’3″
11’6″ x 14’10” 10’1″ 13’10” 7’5″ 4′
11’6″ x 16’5″ 10’4″ 14’4″ 7’5″ 3’9″
11’6″ x 18’1″ XXL 10’5″ 14’8″ 7’5″ 3’6″
11’6″ x 19’9″ XXL 10’7″ 15’1″ 7’5″ 3’3″
11’6″ x 21’4″ XXL 10’10” 15’7″ 7’5″ 2’11”
13’2″ x 14’10” 10’3″ 14’2″ 7’5″ 3’10”
13’2″ x 16’5″ 10’5″ 14’7″ 7’5″ 3’7″
13’2″ x 18’1″ XXL 10’7″ 14’11” 7’5″ 3’4″
13’2″ x 19’9″ XXL 10’9″ 15’5″ 7’5″ 3’1″
13’2″ x 21’4″ XXL 10’11” 15’10” 7’5″ 2’10”
13’2 x 23′ XXL 11’1″ 16’3″ 7’5″ 2’7″
14’10” x 16’5″ 10’6″ 14’11” 7’5″ 3’4″
14’10” x 18’1″ XXL 10’8″ 15’3″ 7’5″ 3’2″
14’10” x 19’9″ XXL 10’10” 15’8″ 7’5″ 2’11”
14’10” x 21’4″ XXL 11′ 16’1″ 7’5″ 2’7″
14’10 x 23′ XXL 11’2″ 16’7″ 7’5″ 2’4″
16’5″ x 18’1″ XXL 10’10” 15’7″ 7’5″ 3′
16’5″ x 19’9″ XXL 11′ 16′ 7’5″ 2’9″
16’5″ x 21’4″ XXL 11’1″ 16’5″ 7’5″ 2’6″
16’5″ x 23′ XXL 11’3″ 16’10” 7’5″ 2’3″
18’1 x 19’9″ XXL 11’1″ 16’6″ 7’5″ 2’8″
schirmform-rund-grau Ø 9’11″* 9′ 11’1″ 7’5″ 5’9″
Ø 11’6″* 9’3″ 11’6″ 7’5″ 5’5″
Ø 13’2″ 9’5″ 12’1″ 7’5″ 5’1″
Ø 14’10” 9’7″ 12’7″ 7’5″ 4’10”
Ø 16’5″ 9’10” 13’2″ 7’5″ 4’6″
Ø 18’1″ 10′ 13’7″ 7’5″ 4’2″
Ø 19’9″ 10’2″ 14’2″ 7’5″ 3’10”
Ø 21’4″ XXL 10’5″ 14’8″ 7’5″ 3’7″
Ø 23′ XXL 10’7″ 15’2″ 7’5″ 3’3″
schirmform-dreieck-grau 9’11” x 9’11” x 9’11″* 9’2″ 11’6″ 7’5″ 5’6″
11’6″ x 11’6″ x 11’6″* 9’5″ 12’2″ 7’5″ 4’9″
13’2″ x 13’2″ x 13’2″ 9’8″ 12’8″ 7’5″ 4’9″
14’10” x 14’10” x 14’10” 9’11” 13’4″ 7’5″ 4’4″
16’5″ x 16’5″ x 16’5″ 10’2″ 13’11” 7’5″ 3’11”
18’1″ x 18’1″ x 18’1″ 10’5″ 14’6″ 7’5″ 3’7″
19’9″ x 19’9″ x 19’9″ 10’8″ 15’2″ 7’5″ 3’3″

Parasol height open

Describes the height of the open patio umbrella. Measurements are taken from the floor to the tip of the parasol. The dimensions provided are based on in-ground installation and can be a few inches higher when other bases are used.

Parasol height closed

Describes the height of the closed patio umbrella. Measurements are taken from the floor to the tip of the parasol. The dimensions provided are based on in-ground installation and can be a few inches higher when other bases are used.

Headroom

Describes the available space below the open patio umbrella. Measurements are taken from the floor to the lowest point of the parasol’s canopy. The dimensions provided are based on in-ground installation and can be a few inches higher when other bases are used.

Closing height

Describes the available space below the closed patio umbrella. Measurements are taken from the floor to the end of the struts. The dimensions provided are based on in-ground installation and can be a few inches higher when other bases are used.

Your Patio umbrella – Your favorite color!

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Premium Acrylic Awning Fabric

The perfect fabric for an optimum of sun and weather protection, available in more than 100 vibrant colors! The fabric is a 100% high grade acrylic, equipped with a dirt-repellent and highly weather and color fast.

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Ferrari Precontraint 302

The ultimate in weather protection, this high performance fabric is PVC coated. Additionally Ferrari Precontraint 302 is water proof, stain resistant, heavy duty and fire resistant (B1).

TEMPOTESTSTAR FR

The fire resistant fabric collection TEMPOTESTSTAR FR made by PÀRA, is made of 100 % solution dyed high quality polyester and the special solution for purposes where fire protection is playing a central role.

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Frame colors

Mast and frame of your patio umbrella are either silver anodized or finished with a powder coating in one of over 200 RAL-colors. Combine with fabric colors and different trim strips to create your one of a kind patio umbrella.

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Trim strips

Patio umbrellas made of premium acrylic awning fabric use trim strips as a seam on the edges. Create colorful contrasts or choose fabric and trim strip in a harmonic combination.

Additional types of fabric

You need a special fabric for your project? The processing of fire resistant and other fabrics will be treated on request. We will be pleased to help you.

Patio umbrella bases for Big Ben

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Dublin Z

Fire galvanized mobile base for inserting 8 concrete blocks 16” (not provided), with 4 leveling screws. Custom mobile bases are available using 3 or more layers of pavers.

Dublin Z: fire galvanized.

Weight: 66 lbs
Dimensions: 40 x 40 x 4“

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Dublin P

Fire galvanized mobile base for inserting 8 concrete blocks 16” (not provided), with 4 leveling screws. Custom mobile bases are available using 3 or more layers of pavers.

Dublin P: fire galvanized and additionally powder-coated in desired RAL color.

Weight: 66 lbs
Dimensions: 40 x 40 x 4“

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Wheels R100

Commercial grade caster wheels are heavy duty and lockable, 10 cm diameter. Available only for bases Oslo, Geneva, Monaco, California and Dublin. Only suitable for smooth, even surfaces.

Ground anchors for Big Ben

Ground anchor BBK

A stainless steel anchor is an excellent unobtrusive and stable solution for securing a shade in permanent installations. Bolts affix the shade securely to the installed anchor. If the shade is removed, the anchor remains at grade with the ground.

Size 9”. Recommended minimum size of concrete footing should be 19 x 19 x 19”.

Ground anchor BBL

A stainless steel anchor is an excellent unobtrusive and stable solution for securing a shade in permanent installations. Bolts affix the shade securely to the installed anchor. If the shade is removed, the anchor remains at grade with the ground.

Size 25”. Installation for paved surfaces, uses above concrete footing size.

Ground Anchor with electricity BBKE

A practical ground anchor without obtrusive cables. The power supply is stored safely within the waterproof case. All installations must be performed by a certified electrician.

Ground anchor with plug for…

-230 V if only light is integrated into the umbrella.

Size 9”. Recommended minimum size of concrete footing should be 19 x 19 x 19”.

Ground anchor with electricity BBLE

A practical ground anchor without obtrusive cables. The power supply is stored safely within the waterproof case. All installations must be performed by a certified electrician.

Ground anchor with plug for…

-230 V if only light is integrated into the umbrella.

Size 25”. Installation for paved surfaces, concrete footing is installed below paver sand base. Special solution for paved surfaces or incidences that require to bridge sand, air or earth between foundation and surface.

More accessories for Big Ben

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Support poles

Add even more stability to your parasol with support poles. Especially on windy days it is useful, to use support poles for the parasol for added strengh, particularly if you only have a light base. For additional stability cross brackets can be combined with support poles.

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Rain gutters

With rain gutters several patio umbrellas can be connected. If it rains, the water drains alongside the rain gutters. The spaces between the parasols are leak proof. Especially for hospitality patio umbrellas rain gutters are a valuable option.

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Side curtains

With side curtains your patio umbrella changes into a pavilion in no time. All side curtains are made of high-quality Premium acrylic awning fabric or other speciality fabrics. There are different types of side curtains available.

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Push rods

Push rods are a useful tool helping you to pull the protection bag over your patio umbrella. By using a push rod you can lift the protection bag over the closed patio umbrella and close the zipper. Push rods are available in various lengths.