The Classic retractable awning is the ideal solution when an exceptionally large covered area is required for outside dining or entertainment. installed here at the 19:20 Bar on Great Sutton Street in Clerkenwell; the Classic awning is a robust, heavy-duty, system that has an integral protective cover board which sits above the awning and protects the awning fabric from the elements when retracted. When retracted this means that all mechanical parts are safely concealed out of the elements. The Classic awning is available with an arm extension up to 4 meters and a single unit width of 7.0 meters and this particular installation is typical with its one hundred square feet (32 square meters) of cover. Multiple units, as seen on this installation, may also be linked together to make an overall width of up to 13.0 meters, but it is essential, at these sizes, that the remotely controlled motorised option is specified, together a protective wind sensor to provide automatic closure during inclement weather.
19:20 is an up market bar with pool tables located in the popular area of Clerkenwell EC1. The bar opened in 2000 and has now been open for 18 years, 19:20 offer a fun and relaxed environment where pool players and non-players alike can enjoy a memorable night out. To add to the mix soft tip darts and foosball tables are available. There is a basement area complete with a 15m long zinc topped bar serving authentic American diner style food, draught and craft beers and cocktails. Open daily from midday and staying open until the late hours 19:20 is the place to while away the hours in a relaxed atmosphere.
Unlike the modern day fashionable area Clerkenwell has become, during the Elizabethan era Clerkenwell was home to numerous “bawdy” houses and a haunt of thieves and vagabonds. It then became home to the Clerkenwell jail and New Prison before finally ending as the trendy area it is today with sophisticated clubs and bars and historic public houses.