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------------------- 2012 -------------------

New Colours! Grey Ice & Charcoal
have been added to the
Cedarbrook colour range.
Welcome to J.R. Partners,
representing our range in the USA.
Our Branding section is LIVE!
Click here to find out more about branded umbrellas and other
branding products.
---------------------------------------------- Check out the new section called
Our Projects on this page,
showcasing projects
we are involved in.

Just added 2 new Exciting Projects
to the Home page.
Constantia PR & Investec JHB

New A.L.S. video now live. You can view it on the Products page
under the A.L.S. tab.

Our new website has just been launched with some amazing new products.

We are now available in:
USA & Europe

------------------- 2011 -------------------

We are now available in:
New Zealand!
Our NZ offices are headed up by Thurla Solomon and cover the entire Australasia region aswell as Asia.

------------------- 2010 -------------------

Cape Umbrella extends the range of umbrellas using the patented
A.L.S. (Automatic Lifting System)
This unique patented gas spring assisted umbrella open / closing system allows one to open or close the umbrella with just one light touch.
No pulleys and no cranks.

------------------- 2008 -------------------

The Event line is here!
The patio umbrella stylized.

We are now available in:
Mauritius, Reunion,
Madagascar & Seychelles.

------------------- 2004 -------------------

HomeGrown Awards '04
Exporter of the year finalist.

  • About Us
  • FSC Accreditation
  • Our Projects

About Us
Leading the way in the development of innovative & quality built umbrellas.

Cape Umbrellas was established in 1999, specialising in the manufacture and supply of Patio Umbrellas to the Corporate, Local and International markets.

Over the past 18 years, Cape Umbrellas have become one of the leaders in the manufacturing and supplying of quality branded parasols for the Corporate, Hospitality and Retail market.

Cape Umbrellas holds the patent to the unique A.L.S (Automatic Lifting System) that has been very popular in all market areas. The A.L.S umbrellas has a unique, hidden, self-lifting system providing effortless opening and closing of the umbrella without the use of ropes and pins.



All the Hardwood we use carries the prestigious
FSC* accreditation.
*(Forest Stewardship Council)
FSC facilitates the development of standards, ensures monitoring of certified
operations so consumers can choose products that come from well managed forests.

Certificate code

License No.

Organisation Name


Issue date

Expiry date




Merensky Timber Limited t/a Merensky Hardwood Limpopo

South Africa

04 Mar 2011

03 Mar 2016




Merensky Timber Limited t/a Merensky Hardwood Processing Limpopo

South Africa

12 Aug 2010

11 Aug 2015


Our Sales & Service fleet of vehicles.
Look out for our beautifully branded vehicles, showing
off our amazing products.


The Kaapse Klopse.
Cape Umbrellas, in partnership with MingSay, have sponsored a Kaapse Klopse group with mini umbrellas.


The Kaapse Klopse is a minstrel festival that takes place annually in Cape Town. As many as 13,000 minstrels take to the streets garbed in bright colours, carrying colourful umbrellas and playing an array of musical instruments.

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