Thanks for all the suggestion.
Tim - who made up the panel? I've never tried to find anyone to make something up in GRP before. I guess any fabricator should be able to do it.
And the Carbon Fibre idea appeals - a bit bling but could look good. I'll have a trawl round the interweb tonight and try to find a supplier. Stuff on Ebay mostly appears to be a bit small.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former --- Albert Einstein