Ecospan Carports, Shadeports and Solar Carports

About Us

We are an established South African construction business with three decades of experience, boasting
numerous major clients, but also known for excellent service to a multitude of small clients.

Extensive range

At Ecospan we have an extensive range of quality metal and shadenet products that we manufacture and erect, or which can be supplied in kit form, also on offer as an export service.

Aesthetically pleasing

Our designs are aesthetically pleasing and can be adapted to satisfy specific client needs. Only quality material is used in all our products and is available in a comprehensive range of colours.

Quality suppliers

Our goal has always been to deliver a quality product to our clients that will last for decades to come. Over the past 20 years, we have carefully selected leading suppliers to boost our brand.

Our Products

We have an extensive range of quality products that we both manufacture and install.


Our premium metal carports are the most durable option and provides the best protection for your vehicles. Steel carports require very little maintenance and therefore offers the highest quality and best value for money over the long term.



Our shadeports are great if you're looking for a budget option. We offer a wide range of economical designs, colours and levels of UV protection for your car. Ecospan also specialises in custom design, which will match the façade of your building or house.



Our solar range provide the engineer with certified and cost-effective structures with tear 1 Photo Voltic (PV) panels and project specific energy optimisation technology specific to our client's needs and terrain specific configuration(s).


Our Projects

Have a look at some of our recently completed projects

Beam Structure Shadeports
Beam Structure

Beam Structure Shadeports

Beam Structure Shadeports Newsletter: May 2021 This month we are showcasing recently completed projects at Laerskool Voorpos in Pretoria. We

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DIY Kits
DIY Kits

DIY Kits

DIY Kits Blog: April 2021 Over the years we have had many clients in places in South Africa far away from

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the standard size for carports and shadeports?

Single: Shadeport = 2.8 by 5m & Carport = 3m by 5m

Double: 5m by 5m

Trip: 7.5 by 5m

Quad: 10m by5m

What is the lead time on projects?

We typically come on site within 5 days. The material not in stock is ordered immediately, and manufacturing commences within 3 days.

Do you come out to do quotations?

We typically quote on the information provided, followed by a confirmation site visit if the client accepts the price. For large and complex smaller projects, we do site visits before we quote.

In which geographical areas do you work?

Mainly in Gauteng, but for larger projects we undertake work in other provinces.

What is the difference between a standard carport/shadeport and a cantilever carport/shadeport?

A Standard carport has 4 columns, where a Cantilever only has 2 columns.

Can we choose our own colour schemes?

Yes, you can choose all the colour schemes (paint, shadenet, roof sheets) you prefer, it does not affect the price.

Do you do repairs on shadenets?

Yes, we do.

What is the UV block of the shadenet?

We prefer to use a 90% plus UV block shadenet, being the best value for money, a top-quality product.

Is the shadenet waterproof?

No, the generally used shadenet is not waterproof, but you can opt to have a waterproof net installed, the latter is more expensive.

What type of roof sheets do you use?

We typically use IBR Chromadek roof sheeting (factory painted), offering excellent maintenance free protection. Galvanized only sheeting is also available as well as patented roof sheeting systems.


"I just want to express my complement of the job well done to your team. Your team is very knowledgeable and skilful with their work. The parking looks beautiful and it has already attracted a lot of interest from visitors and customers. I am confident that, this will be a huge marketing tool to your company and I will refer all the interested parties to you"
"Baie dankie sover vir julle diens wat julle lewer. Ons waardeer dit baie. Dankie dat julle palle afskuur en oorverf met chassis red. Soos ons telefonies gepraat het oor die net kan julle geel en blou gebruik. Lekker kleurvol."
- Marius, Laerskool Voorpos
"The carport looks great! The finishings are neat and the work was done professionally. We would definitely recommend Ecospan to our customers"
- Mellet and Human Architects
"Good afternoon, Barry
I completed the inspection and it is a work done well. Thank you."
- Salome Bothma


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