Campervan Conversions Essex

Pop Top Roofs Essex

Take your campervan to new heights

The benefits of elevating roofs

Character campers offer a complete supply and fitting service for pop top roofs in Essex.

We are an authorised Skyline roof fitter, providing full 5-year warranties and a TUV test certificate for every installation. Take things to new heights and maximise your headroom with a Skyline pop top roof installation.

Extra Space

Pop top roofs provide additional living, sleeping and storage space. Comfortably transforming a compact space from 2 berth to 4 berth, ideal for accommodating the whole family. The elevated roof allows you to perform everyday tasks such as cooking with ease.

Added Value

By investing in a Pop top roof you are adding value to your vehicle attracting a far wider audience for resale. If you are interested in hiring your campervan extra space increases your rental income.


Compact spaces require good ventilation. Pop top roofs increase air flow and freshness thus making for a more comfortable camping experience. Not forgetting the scenic benefits of waking up in the morning and capturing the panoramic views in all weather conditions.

Why choose us to supply and fit your Pop Top Roofs?

We design and craft all of our bespoke camper van conversions individually to suit your exact requirements, inclusive of layout, facilities, products and decor. The team at Character Campers have a thorough understanding of the build process and can advise you on the most appropriate solutions that can achieve your desired results for the space you have available.

We love spending time with all our clients, and believe if you are trusting us to build your dream camper van conversions building a fantastic customer relationship is key to understanding your vision and requirements.. their is nothing wrong with old school customer service and for us its key to being happy campers!

Focus On Safety

TUV Approved and ISO9001 rated.  Peace of mind for you and your family. We believe safety is paramount when choosing us as your pop top roof supplier and installer.

5 Year Guarantee

Skyline pop top roofs are British built using high quality materials, steel strengthening frames and marine grade roof fabric. All aspects of our pop top roofs come with a 5 year guarantee including our workmanship.

Quality Installation

We have over 20 years experience in installation and vehicle conversions. Our highly skilled team are dedicated to delivering a quality service only working with market leading products.

Working Together

We are passionate about all aspects of van life, from converting, traveling and hire. We understand the importance of working together to see your vision and create your dream van conversion.

Pop Top Roof Fitting Pricing

The prices below are inclusive of everything you require for your pop top roof.

Standard Poptop

VW SWB T5 / T6

Our standard installation including the canvas, bed on gas struts and carpeting.Standard Roof with Shark Fin wind deflector, Strap Lock. Roughly 100mm in height.

SWB £3,475

Aurora Poptop

VW T5 / T6

Streamline Roof with Shark Fin wind deflector, Key locking mechanism. Roughly 70mm in height. including bed and carpeting.

SWB £3,975
LWB £4175

Skylow Poptop

VW SWB T5 / T6

Stealth Roof measuring 25mm on top of the vehicle. Key Locking, Shark Fin wind deflector.Our standard installation including the  bed on gas struts and carpeting. 

SWB £4,575

Scenic Canvas

VW T5 / T6

The scenic canvas is a popular option to open up your pop top roof to the outside elements, a great way to view the stars at night!


Colour Coding

VW T5 / T6

Our Pop top roof come as standard black or white, however we can colour code  to match your existing paintwork.


Bed options

VW T5 / T6

Bi-Fold Bed is double hinged and gives an additional 6/8 inches of head room towards the back of the van. Additionally you can opt for a cover panel to go above the cab to close off the entire top area.

Bifold £75
Cover panel £120

Skyline pop top roofs have been over 12 years in development and manufacture. They use an advance vacuum moulding technique ensuring a superior rigid pop top roof, using marine grade 100% waterproof canvas in the construction of the fabrics, with no external fittings. You have a choice of 24 fabric colours and an option to have the roof painted to your factory colours or wrapped in house with a vast range of wrap colours.

Canvas colours available for your Pop Top Roof

100% Marine grade waterproof canvas


Mystic White


Blue Bay

Cinder Grey

Grey Light


Laguna Green

Lollipop Red

Off White

Regal Blue

Royal Blue

Slate Black

Smoke Grey

Tide Pool Green


Sport Purple


Lime Green


Light Beige


Sand Surf

Moon Rock

Our Reviews

Call us today on 0330 1131617 or pop in for a chat

We are always here to share our love of the campervan lifestyle and work with you to make your inspiration a reality!

Brands we work with

As quality & safety go hand in hand... only the best will do!

All our pop top roofs come with a full 5 year guarantee​