Fitting a pop top (or elevating roof) to a van can significantly enhance its versatility and functionality. This innovative modification opens up a world of possibilities, turning your standard van into a multipurpose vehicle. During the day, the elevated roof allows you to stand up comfortably inside the van, eliminating the need to hunch over and providing a more spacious and ergonomic interior. This newfound headroom not only improves your comfort but also makes various activities within the van, such as cooking, working, or simply moving around, much more enjoyable.

Moreover, the addition of a pop top or elevating roof creates an extra bedroom within your van, which is particularly valuable for overnight stays or road trips. This clever design allows you to double the sleeping capacity of your van, making it an ideal choice for couples or small families. With the ease of quickly opening and closing the roof, you can effortlessly transition between different configurations, adapting your van to your specific needs. Furthermore, thoughtful engineering ensures that your van can still fit under height barriers while driving, preserving its practicality and manoeuvrability on the road.

In summary, installing a pop top or elevating roof to your van can be a game-changer in terms of comfort, functionality, and convenience. It transforms your van into a versatile space that accommodates both daily activities and overnight accommodations, effectively doubling its utility. The quick and hassle-free operation of the roof ensures that you can adapt your van to various situations on the fly, while the ability to navigate height restrictions maintains its practicality for urban and rural adventures alike. This modification represents an ingenious way to make the most of your van, elevating it to a whole new level of utility and enjoyment.

At Mark1 conversions we supply and install a few makes of roof to suit different requirements and budgets

  • SCA
  • Remio
  • Storm Pop Tops
  • Skyline
  • Drivelodge

Most pop tops offer:

  • Additional windows
  • Scenic versions – Canvas can be opened up completely
  • Lifting bed platforms – giving you standing space during the day and a bed at night
  • The beds are usually designed to take 2 adults
  • The mattress for the bed stays in place when the roof is closed
  • Can be colour-coded to match your van
  • Some offer a choice of canvas colours

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