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Very small patio umbrellas

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grandimars Mon 15-Jul-13 15:42:27

I live in a flat with a very small patio which is in full sun for most of the day, and am looking for a small freestanding umbrella, I have seen on an American site a half umbrella, which has a flat back to go against the wall, but I can't find one available in the UK. I can't have a balcony umbrella as we are not allowed to attach things to the exterior walls. Has anyone seen such a thing on sale in this country? I would be grateful for any suggestions.

Anne58 Mon 15-Jul-13 15:48:18

This one is only 1.5m

www.amazon.co.uk/Stripes-Parasol-Camping-Sunshade-Umbrella/dp/B0089KS1WC/ref=sr_1_5?s=outdoors&ie=UTF8&qid=1373899587&sr=1-5

Anne58 Mon 15-Jul-13 15:50:02

Or this one from Ikea

www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/S29930040/

lucid Mon 15-Jul-13 16:27:12

We bought this one for our balcony and it fits perfectly

Small Parasol

Anne58 Mon 15-Jul-13 16:51:52

My first one is smaller! grin

shysal Mon 15-Jul-13 18:04:12

homecreate.info/interior-home/cool-umbrellas-for-contemporary-outdoor-furniture.html/attachment/terrace-mates-balcony-umbrellas-for-contemporary-outdoor-furniture
I can't see where this company is based, so it may be the US one you mention, looks like a good idea.

grandimars Mon 15-Jul-13 18:08:47

shysal yes, I think that's in the US, but that' s th sort of thing I've been looking for. Thanks tophoenix and lucid for the suggestions, all three are smaller than any I've come across, and I'll be ordering one of them. I won't say which to stop any gloating. wink

shysal Mon 15-Jul-13 18:17:05

www.greenfingers.com/superstore/product.asp?dept_id=200304&pf_id=LT2626D
Clamp these on your chairs?

grandimars Mon 15-Jul-13 18:24:39

Another good idea, thanks very much.

laidback Mon 15-Jul-13 19:06:52

Make your own to fit. Buy a piece of material to size and gaffa tape it to the wall. Use bamboo sticks or other to stand at the front. Its very easy.