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Patio awnings and Commercial awnings and blinds direct from the UK's best known manufacturer and installer

Patio awnings for homes, commercial awnings for shops and restaurants, retractable awnings and canopies, sun blinds of all types for both the commercial and domestic markets. Deans are a privately owned blinds and awnings manufacturer and installing business who pride themselves with providing the very highest levels of service and quality combined with sensible, sound, advice. All types of sun shade and all weather awning solutions are supplied. Our qualification for being the best in this field is based on over 120 years of manufacture and installation of  awning and blinds products in London and across the UK at factory prices direct from our manufacturing unit in South London.

Deans are main distruibutors and approved of the Markilux awning range and Pratic all weather awning.

18 years of the Investors In People training standard, holders of CHAS and Construction Line safety Assurance and founder membership of the British blinds and shutters association (bbsa) assure you of the very best expert advice and best value prices.

Blinds and awnings manufacturer since 1894

Since 1894, Deans Blinds and Awnings, who were originally called Deans Blinds of Putney, London, have been synonymous with all types of awnings and blinds. From the simple traditional Victorian shop blind to the latest modern external retractable electric awning or canopy with solar control. The name Deans Blinds and Awnings says it all. We have been manufacturing and installing the highest quality external blinds and awnings for customers since the year 1894! These type of sun shade canopies or structures have been used  for solar control for centuries. Deans have been making these for over 120 years. The latest additions to Deans portfolio of products has been electric blinds for skylight lanterns and bifold doors.

Deans Blinds and Awnings are a London based, owner managed, manufacturing business. The London factory includes a custom graphics department, fabrication and carpentry, meaning 90% of the work is done in-house. Despite being based in London, Deans also manage contracts for their quality awning products nationwide for a number of major retail and brewery chains. Deans are also specified by LEAs and Councils for school installations around the country.


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The benefits of an Awning from Deans

  • Retractable blinds and awnings reduce indoor temperatures by as much as 20 degrees
  • Patio awnings reduce potential fading of furnishings by as much as 90%
  • Commercial awnings and school awnings reduce unwanted light and solar gain - ideal for nurseries.
  • Awnings protect you and your furnishings from damaging UV rays, glare, sun and heat
  • Awnings add a colourful outdoor ambience that blends with any architectural style
  • Deans' blinds and awnings add value to your home or business
  • Patio awningss can increase your outdoor living space
  • All weather wind proof awnings are significantly less costly than most permanent structures, it can be like adding an extra room at a fraction of the cost.
  • Awnings usually require no planning applications, but seek advice from your local council if unsure.
  • Awnings provide protection to keep light rain off your terrace, deck, patio, balcony, hot tub, poolside, ordriveway

Quality assurance

Quality in blind and awning manufacture is assured in our 12,000 square foot factory in Wandsworth, South London. Right from the most modern, sophisticated, electronically controlled, streamlined retractable cassette awning all the way to traditional Deans Victorian awning and Victorian shop blinds, which are all made for you in our carpenters shop to the same exacting standards the customer demanded back in the 19th Century.

Repairs and renovation

Deans also provide replacement awning fabric and renovation services. You may perhaps be re-branding your awning and want a new colour or graphic, or your old patio awning may be in need of a new fabric to freshen things up. Your exterior blinds may need servicing by an expert from time to time to ensure their safety and reliability.  Deans can arrange this repair and renovation service in London and the home counties.

Expert advice about the product

You deserve the best possible advice on awnings, canopies, and blinds.  With an average length of service of over 19 years at Deans all our staff are well qualified to offer the very best advice about them. Deans are holders of the 18-year Investors In People Certificate.  You may find some of the advice under the Information section helpful in making decisions about  buying blinds and awnings.  You can contact Deans Blinds and awnings of London for your awning needs for your patio or for business by calling FREE on 0800 919117 for a free quotation.

Safety and the environment

Deans are CHAS health and safety qualification and Constructionline H&S accreditation and we are proud to re-cycle 100% of waste through "Greener World". All our timber is sourced from approved suppliers


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The recent sitings of Deans Ski hats on the pistes have created a real demand from the discerning skier who wants to be of the "ton"


Anderson shelter is still used at Deans Blinds as a store

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Deans Blinds Anderson Shelter

Many of our staff were not aware that the metal cabin being used to store materials in the factory is actually a genuine World War 2 Anderson Shelter. These were manufactured by the million for use by home owners to protect themselves during bombing raids. This one was in the factory yard during the blitz to offer staff shelter duiring the bombing.


Starbucks have a new look

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Starbuck choose Deans to supply awnings in their striking new black and white graphics style. 


Conservatory awnings and external blinds

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markilix conservatory awning

The Markilux 8000 series of conservatory awnings will allow yopu to enjoy your conservatory or glass room evem when the temperature soars making it otherwise uncomfortable.  Inside blinds will only reduce the inside temperature by a fraction of that afforded by a Deans conservatory awning.


Deans Blinds and Awnings UK LTD
Unit 4
Haslemere ind Estate
Ravensbury Terrace Earlsfield
London SW18 4SE

Tel: 020 8947 8931
Fax: 020 8947 8336

Company registration number - 395298 VAT - 318142774