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About Sean Cotter

Sean is the CAD Design Manager at Stuart Canvas Group. He started contributing to the Stuart Canvas Blog in May 2017

Stuart Canvas Group grows with the acquisition of AJ Bennett

2019-03-25T15:03:07+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Stuart Canvas Group has over 45 years experience designing and manufacturing here in Britain. As the company grows from strength to strength, they are consistently looking for opportunities to expand their knowledge, skills, capacity and realise their growth potential. AJ Bennett offers an excellent opportunity for Stuart Canvas Group to diversify further into different products and [...]

Children and young people’s inclusion in sports needs to be a priority. Here’s why.

2019-03-25T15:15:37+00:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

After a fantastic year in sport for England, with some monumental highs and success stories across a number of different sports, children and young people have some truly aspiration teams to look up to. With a lot of programmes, from Last Man Stands, Chance to Shine, All Stars Programme, NatWest’s Club 20 supporting young people and [...]

Our top tips for Cricket Equipment Maintenance

2019-03-25T15:11:25+00:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Your cricket equipment has worked hard for you throughout the season, and as winter creeps in and the season draws to an end we’re here to remind you that regular maintenance is crucial to ensuring your covers and equipment are ready to work hard again for next season. Often, maintenance tasks are small and not as [...]

The Stuart Canvas Team grows with the business

2017-08-29T13:19:52+00:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

As Stuart Canvas look to the future, it’s inevitable the Stuart Canvas Team must grow, in line with the market demand and our aspirations. We're proud to be active in UK Manufacturing and pleased to continuing to be recruiting in the North West, as we have for over 45 years. We love welcoming new people to [...]

Retractable Player’s Tunnel | Manchester City FC

2019-03-25T15:16:42+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Introducing Manchester City FC Manchester City FC are one of the biggest Football Clubs in the world. Following their return to the Premiership in 2000, the football club has gone from strength to strength.  The club moved from the Maine Road ground in 2003 [...]

The grass is greener at Barnes Sports Club

2017-08-22T10:19:52+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Discover how Stuart Canvas installed an SCP Deluxe System at Barnes Sports Club. About Barnes Sports Club Since 1919 Barnes Sports Club has been providing excellent sports facilities. Barnes Sports Club lies next to the River Thames on Lonsdale Road in West London. It is in a stunning location, matched by excellent facilities including a cricket [...]

Sunshades at Wimbledon Tennis Championships

2018-07-31T09:45:49+00:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Stuart Canvas is proud of our new introduction to the famous umpire chair at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in 2017. We were asked by the club to design a new sunshade to protect the umpires from the sun which has caused issues in the past. We came up with a few designs but the option for [...]

The finest Cricket Innovations

2018-06-19T14:50:24+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

Looking back on the game Originating in South-East England, Cricket marked its place as Britain’s National Sport in the 18th Century. The sport became popular around the world in the 19th and 20th Centuries. It is now thought to be the second most popular spectator sport in the world. The sport has come a long way [...]

Wasted Lives Case Study

2019-04-11T15:43:49+00:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Executive Summary A safety team from Lancashire approached Stuart Canvas with an unusual request. The customer (Wasted Lives) required a trailer cover to suit a frame to transport a very badly damaged car around the country.  The damaged car has a tragic story behind it, and is used to try and shock younger drivers into driving [...]

The Benefits of Cricket Nets

2019-04-11T15:40:24+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Whether you’re new to the game or practically part of the cricket field, there are certain pieces of equipment that are integral to helping you up your game or even getting you up to standard for the game in the first place – and cricket netting is one of those essentials.  Not only does netting save [...]

Non-Turf Cricket Case Study

2019-04-11T15:00:08+00:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Summary Stuart Canvas was approached by a private client who required a bespoke Non-Turf Training Facility to be installed on the ground within the client’s private garden. Challenges Even though the current garden was mainly suitable for the installation, other measures had to be taken to ensure the facility could be installed to a high standard, [...]

How To Get A Cricket Pitch That’s Cream Of The Crop

2019-03-25T14:54:21+00:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

We all know that a good game of cricket can entirely depend on the condition of the pitch so, to give your team the best chance this season and maximise playing time we’ve compiled our best pitch keeping practices so that with our sound advice, you won’t have to miss out on playing time. Conditioning It’s [...]

British Superbike Case Study

2017-05-19T11:06:00+00:00May 5th, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Summary Stuart Canvas were approached by a racing team in the British Superbike series, to see if they could help them with a recurring problem. They were concerned that the tyres on their heated tyre racks were losing heat during transit and so approached Stuart Canvas Products to see if they could help design a bespoke [...]

Racing Car Cover

2019-04-11T15:26:06+00:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Generic Blog Articles|

Stuart Canvas has supplied protective covers to the automotive industry for a number of years. These products include protective stillages and pallet covers, engine covers and storage covers. Executive Summary Stuart Canvas were approached by Chris Boyd to create bespoke trailer covers to suit two separate racing cars. Each cover had to fit the vehicles trailer’s [...]