Next to Lockgate Coffee House
Beeston Brook, Tarporley CW6 9NJ, UK



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Leisure Covers & Bespoke Upholstery.​

Welcome to Cover & Canvas.


We are a small local team based in Cheshire, we operate from our canalside workshop looking out across the Cheshire hills.


We offer full bespoke covers & Upholstery service to the leisure industry, a small list of our services are detailed below,

• Cleaning & Reproofing of Cover’s

  • Manufacture of bespoke covers 

• General Repairs & Alterations

• Bespoke Interior/Exterior Upholstery

• Tent & Awning Alterations/Reductions

• Full Collection & Delivery Service


Sometimes you just have to be brave.


Getting up a 4am everyday and going to bed at midnight was taking its toll and we needed a break, so we decided to take our Narrowboat out for a couple of weeks holiday, it came towards the end of the holiday and we looked at each other and decided we didn’t want to go back to that way of life, so we phoned the area manager and that was it, done, 20 years in restaurants finished.

A few weeks later we put our house out to rent and moved onto the 60 foot boat now called home, it was lovely and relaxing but then three months in I was getting itchy feet, I wanted to do something for ourselves and not a big corporation, so after chatting with friends the idea came up of repairing boat covers, excellent!.

The next day we bought an industrial sewing machine and learnt how to sew, that was it we were off, orders started to trickle in and we were ticking over nicely, the covers seemed to be getting bigger and customers wanted more things like cleaning and reproofing, me being me kept saying yeah of course no problem but we were running out of space.

So we found a suitable unit and installed the sewing machine and. huge workbench and off we went from their, we've gone from repairing covers on the boat to having this wonderful website, a workshop and now a dedicated delivery van!, we are geared up with all the tools and equipment to repair pretty much any leisure cover (and suitcases as I've just discovered!).

we hope you find this website informative, if you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.



What We Do


Since its founding, Cover & Canvas has been one of the most trusted names in the industry. We carry out a full range of repairs to all types of covers from boats to caravans and classic cars.

Here is a small list of general repairs we carry out.

• Zip Replacement
• Rips & Tears
• Press Stood,Turnbutton,Straps & Buckles Replaced
• Tent,Awning Windows Replaced
• Full Cover Restitches
• Annual Preseason Tent & Awning Inspection.

This is just a small list of general repairs, get in touch to discuss your specific requirements.


We have the experience and skills necessary to tackle just about every type of cleaning job that comes our way. With Cover & Canvas  clients know exactly what to expect - professionalism, efficiency and exceptional results.

We clean and reproof all kinds of covers in all shapes and sizes, we use non invasive cleaning products which are specifically designed for removing mould spores and algae from fabrics.

For total convenience we offer a FREE collection and delivery service on all of our cleaning packages within 50 miles of our workshop, for users outside of this area you can either bring to us or send your covers by post.

How do we do it?

Your covers will be fully inspected before we clean them, we will contact you to advise of any repairs that we think require attention,

We then start the cleaning process, we start with a mould and algae remover, this is left on the covers to soak in, we then agitate the solution and gently rub it into the fabric,

Once the solution has worked its magic we gently rinse the covers and allow to air dry, the following day we check your covers for any areas that require a second treatment,

Once your covers are fully dry we start on the reproofing process, we apply 3-4 coats allowing the product to soak in to the fabric between coats.

We then have one final check over your covers and finally pack them up ready for delivery. (Turnaround is generally 5 working days)

So if your thinking of having your covers cleaned then get in touch with us today for a quote.


Cover & Canvas are committed to giving excellent unrivalled service and quality.

We offer a full upholstery and curtain service to the leisure industry, our team of technicians have a wealth of experience in the sector so you can be assured that when you contact us you know you are dealing with industry experts.

Below is a list of items we make in house specifically designed for you.

• Curtains & Blinds for Boats, Caravans, Motorhomes, & Trucks.
• Weatherproof Deck Cushions
• Interior Upholstery Packages
• Bespoke Covers for Exterior Furniture
• Hire Fleet Upholstery Repair & Cleaning

Whether you require a full upholstery package or just a few cushions, get in touch with us today to discuss your requirements.


Since its founding, Cover & Canvas has been one of the most trusted names in the industry. Book us for this service and learn how we cater to the needs of each client, ensuring the results you need and deserve.

We can adapt and alter any leisure cover, their may not be anything wrong with your covers but you just wished you had a window put in, or an extra zip for example, this is something we specialise in.

Below is a small list of alterations we can offer

• Additional zips putting in
• Clear Windows added
• Blinds to cover clear vinyl windows
• Awnings reduced in size
• Extensions added
• Stove Flue cowls inserted

The list is almost endless, get in touch today if you have a specific requirement.

Whatever the job, we’ve got you covered. Contact us now.



Questions, comments or requests? Feel free to get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Next to Lockgate Coffee House
Beeston Brook, Tarporley CW6 9NJ, UK