pop-top elevating roofs

Ford Transit Custom
camper van roofs

The Ford Transit Custom (first generation) is a mid-sized, front wheel drive van produced by Ford Europe since 2012 as a competent alternative to the very successful VW Transporter family of vans.

The Ford Transit Custom’s ergonomic design and incredibly well priced specifications made an immediate impact with the Camper Van fraternity offering extra space and a different driving feel as compared to other well established rivals.

Austops’s elevating pop-top roofs are available for Long (L2) and Short (L1) wheelbase vehicles only with standard (H1) height variants only.


  • Marine grade all weather material roof Tent
  • Clear front window with zip over cover
  • Mesh side vents with zip over covers
  • Black powder coated hinges
  • Seamless surface (no fastening points catches through the fibreglass shell)
  • Heat resistant resin
  • Honeycomb plastic core
  • Single piece rubber seal
  • Powder coated struts with metal ball joints/brackets
  • Stainless steel fasteners
  • Aluminium trim profile
  • Galvanised and powder coated framework
  • Low profile wind deflector
  • Integrated light wiring
  • Free gel coat colour coding (selected colours only)
  • Select your preferred canvas options & colour
  • Select your preferred bed option
  • Simply operation
  • Complete Fixing Kit supplied
  • Secured by pull-down straps with "crocodile" clasps


  • Elegant, ribbed pattern shell
  • Low profile/slim-line roof
  • Contoured to vehicle
  • No visible external fastenings
  • Aerodynamic shape


  • All our suppliers are UK based, we can proudly say our product is made in Great Britain
  • We do not compromise on quality, all components used in the production process are the highest quality regardless of cost
  • All products are manufactured in-house at our factory in North Yorkshire, from raw materials to finished products enabling us to control the whole process so we can make sure everything is to our exacting standards
  • Adherence to ISO 9001 standards means that you can be sure of the quality our products and services to consistently meet our customer’s requirements, and that we continually seek to improve in every aspect our business operations

Gelcoat & Colour Matching:

At Austops, we aim to give you the best choice of colours for your elevating pop top roof. We use only the finest superior grade gelcoats and polyester pastes from the UK’s leading manufacturers of gelcoats ensuring that our products will look their very best for years to come with a little care and attention.  As standard, Austops’s roofs are supplied free of charge with a high gloss gelcoat in either White or Black finish. If you opt for White, the roof will be supplied in the same paint as the vehicle manufacturer e.g. Ford Frozen White, or Renault Glacier White.

Individual Colour Matching (Solid colours only):

If you want your roof to be the same colour as the vehicle, simply provide us with the name of the colour and the vehicle manufacturers paint code and we will do the rest. Examples of this are VW Pure Grey, paint code: LH7J and Renault Urban Grey, paint code: KPW/RKPW.  In addition to the vehicle manufacturers colours, we can make a roof in any colour from the RAL colour chart (, you simply need to provide us with the RAL code and name and we will do the rest.  There is a small fee for this colour matching service.

Anthracite gelcoat primer:

If you are planning to paint your roof, we can supply our roofs in a gelcoat primer which has been specially formulated for the paint shop. A light sanding is all that’s required before applying the topcoat and lacquer. There is a small fee for this service.

Metallic Paint colours:

Unfortunately, due to technical reasons, we are unable to manufacture roofs in metallic colours. If you plan to respray to a metallic colour, please consider our Anthracite gelcoat primer option.

Sales & fitting:

All sales and fitting services are provided by our network of authorised installers. Our network of authorised installers spans across the UK, Ireland and Europe and is continuing to grow!

Take a look at our authorised installers to find your nearest provider.

Please note that we no longer supply directly to the public.

TÜV Tested

Our VW Transporter T5, T5.1, T6 and T6.1 roofs are fully TÜV Rheinland tested and approved. This testing which is completed at the TÜV Rheinland testing facilities in Cologne, Germany ensures that the roof fitment process does not alter the vehicle in a way that would make the vehicle unsafe.

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5 Year Warranty

At Austops, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products and of our customer service. Our pop-top roofs all come with 5 years limited warranty which covers both parts and labour. At Austops, we will always do our very best to ensure that you are delighted with our products throughout the life of the product and your ownership. Whatever the query, you should always contact the installer or retailer in the first instance but be assured that Austops will always be available to help.

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Global Fitters Network

As a manufacture, we focus on designing and manufacturing the highest quality products that offer outstanding features at an affordable price. Our products are available to the public via an extensive network of specialist roof installers.

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An Elevated Experience

The UK’s leading manufacturer of elevating (pop-top) roofs for camper vans

ISO9001 certified

We are ISO9001 certified. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.

The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best-known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organisations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.

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About Austops

Austops are a leading UK manufacturer of camper van elevating roofs (pop tops) with approved roof fitters operating throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and beyond. We currently manufacture camper van roofs for VW, Ford, Renault, Vauxhall, Opel, Nissan, Fiat, Mitsubishi, and are developing new products for Peugeot, Toyota and Citroën vans.


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