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Branded Awnings & Canopies – Our unique RAGS® branding system opens a world of choice

When it comes to purchasing awnings, canopies or blinds, branding plays a significant role in motivating customers. Even if the awnings are not primarily intended for providing shelter, businesses may opt for branded awnings as they offer a three-dimensional advertisement that helps them stand out on a busy street. At […]

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Awning Branding Goes Digital

Since the 19th Century awnings have been hand painted by artisan signwriters and, for much of the industry, this expensive and time-consuming technique is still the main way this work is carried out. However, modern corporate graphics have become more complex and, to meet this need, we have developed our […]

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Awning Branding and Proofing

At Deans we appreciate it is not always easy to visualise the final project appearance prior to installation. In this case we offer a service whereby our specialist in, house, Designers will use their extensive CAD skills to superimpose a design on to an image of your shopfront, or building, […]

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Awnings Provide Branding Opportunities

The opportunity to gain visibility by branding awnings has been established for as long as awnings have been used on commercial premises. However, today it is not enough to simply be able to paint words on to an awning, utilising the skills of a traditional signwriter. Today, branding is so […]

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Corporate Imaging with Awning Branding

Corporate image is important to all businesses, large and small, so consistency of design and colour is paramount. At Deans we acknowledge the importance of this fact and endeavour to always replicate client colours and logos precisely on awnings which we supply. Branding is particularly important to corporate clients and […]

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Valances add style, protection and branding opportunities

Valances are an additional feature which can be fitted to an awning or canopy or even to one of our giant parasols. Our valances come in all shapes and sizes and are useful, both for additional sun shade, and for the application of a branding message which is applied using […]

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Classic awnings with gold leaf branding

These two Classic folding arm awnings installed at Butler and Wilson, on the Fulham Road, South London, are impressive examples of the suitability of the Classic folding arm awning to give unbroken cover over a particularly wide shop frontage. The Classic awning is an unfussy design which belies the robust […]

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RAGS® branding on Deans Traditional Awning in Hotel Night Club

RAGS® branding has been used to apply the amusing Tonteria logo on the  two Traditional Deans Awnings we have recently installed at the Tonteria Night Club in the Knightsbridge,  Sloane Square Hotel. RAGS® is a system of graphics branding we have developed at our London facility which enables us to […]

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Deans Victorian awning with RAGS® branding for Lily’s Cheesecakes

The Deans Victorian awning has been manufactured by us in much the same way as it was when the company was founded in 1894. Using the very same traditional manufacturing methods, improved over time, the Deans Victorian awning is not just a replica, it is “the real thing”. Constructed from […]

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Re-branding packages from Deans

Re-branding packages comprising a combination of awnings or canopies with cafe barriers is a feature of much of Deans work, especially with corporate clients.  Re-branding packages  can take the form of fixed or retractable systems and, where required, we are able to incorporate such items as heating or lighting into […]

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Gold Leaf – Incomparable branding for awnings

The Prince of Morocco in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice observed of the beautiful, and wealthy, Portia “All that glisters is not gold”.  This is just one of the numerous sayings and expressions we have adopted in the English language over the millennia, Though in this case we have changed the […]

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Victorian Awnings at Soho house, Café Boheme

This year Deans Blinds celebrate their 130th anniversary and in that time, we have developed long standing relationships with our customers, many of whom are household names today. One such client is Soho House, with their numerous restaurants, hotels and exclusive clubs now located all over the world. Digital Awning […]

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Edition® fabric featured on Tampopo Awnings

Edition® is an Award winning, bespoke, awning branding system which allows for the creation of, highly detailed, awning graphics to be created and applied in a range of colours limited only by the Pantone colour chart. In the case of the new awning covers we have installed at the Tampopo […]

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Marlesbury® Awnings; Made and Installed in London

The Coach and Horses pub in London’s Wellington Gardens occupies a building last updated in 1776 and therefor the awning had to be of traditional style and design. The original Victorian awnings had deteriorated beyond repair and the client requested new traditional retractable awnings requiring lower maintenance. The Marlesbury® retractable […]

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Commercial Awning Craftsmanship at The Brigade Bar + Kitchen

The Brigade Bar + Kitchen is a unique restaurant built with a social purpose in mind. The awnings we were asked to re-cover had been installed some years ago but were still in excellent condition. The awnings are particularly large and of a substantial and robust construction. Fortunately, our experienced […]

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Hard Rock Café Awnings for over 50 Years

Instantly recognisable as you enter Park Lane the Hard Rock Café has been an icon in London since it was founded in 1971. The boldly decorated awnings and canopies are a crucial part of the Hard Rock Café brand and, when we were asked to refurbish them, we knew that […]

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Canvas Awnings

Canvas Awnings & Canvas Canopies – Durable & Stylish Canvas Awnings – 4 key factors in choosing the best options 1. Weather Resistance Deans Canvas Awnings excel in enduring various weather conditions. Designed to withstand sun exposure, wind, and rain, they provide reliable protection year-round. Their sturdy construction ensures they […]

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Canopies for Commercial Application

Canopies by Deans – Discover Exceptional Quality & Style Canopies – 6 key factors in choosing the best options 1. Style Variety Deans canopies offer a wide range of styles to suit diverse preferences and settings. Whether you prefer a sleek modern look or a classic design, there’s a style […]

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Fabric Awnings

Fabric Awnings by Deans – The Perfect Blend of Durability & Design Fabric Awnings – 4 key factors in choosing the best options 1. Durable Deans Fabric Awnings are built to withstand the elements with durable materials and sturdy construction. Our awnings are designed to resist fading, tearing, and corrosion, […]

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BBSA Industry Award Winners 2024 – ‘Best New Product’ Edition® Fabric

We are immensely proud to announce that Deans Blinds have won the BBSA 2024 award for Best New Product, for our exclusive Edition® Fabric. We would like to thank all our team at Deans Blinds who work tirelessly to develop and deliver new products for our clients. Through years of […]

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Awning Refurbishment for the Launch of Sticky Mango, Tower Bridge

Today, restaurants strive to increase dining covers by extending their table placings outside, thereby maximising the prescribed demesne. In the case of the Sticky Mango Restaurant, located on the historic Shad Thames; the view, overlooking Tower Bridge, creates an obvious opportunity for increased covers. These large retractable awnings, which we […]

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Recessed SQ2 Awnings for Kachori Restaurant, Elephant and Castle, London

These 3 SQ2 awnings at Kachori, the popular Elephant and Castle, London Indian restaurant, were in desperate need of some TLC (Tender Loving Care). We were asked to return them to their former glory without incurring the cost of complete replacement. After a careful survey, it was clear the SQ2 […]

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Expert Awning Craftsmanship – Made in Britain

Deans Blinds is located in Sutton with its manufacturing base in London. Producing many of the UK’s awnings and canopies, each one is made unique and custom designed for every client. As a British manufacturer, we are expert in the design of one-of-a-kind awnings and canopies that are tailored to […]

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Unique Commercial Awnings Engineered Exclusively for Heatherwick Studio

These three, remotely controlled, retractable Greenwich® commercial awnings provided a special challenge for our expert installation department. There were no obvious positions for awning installation and close liaison was required between us and the client designer to find a suitable solution. The central Greenwich® commercial awning is over 8 meters […]

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Deans Blinds – BBSA Excellence Awards 2024 – FINALIST!

We are extremely honoured to announce that Deans Blinds has made it to the Finals of this year’s BBSA Excellence Awards with five projects in three categories: ‘Best External Shading Installation’‘Best New Product or Service’‘Best Large-Scale Commercial Shading Installation’ We very much look forward to the event and are grateful […]

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The Ideal Shade for Your Commercial Awning or Canopy

If you’re looking to purchase an awning or a canopy, buying directly from the manufacturer is a smart choice for three reasons. Firstly, you’ll benefit from competitive pricing. Secondly, the manufacturing process is controlled offering customisable options and ensuring quality. Finally, you can count on fast delivery. Direct purchasing offers […]

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Traditional Victorian Awning – A Customisable Crafted Design

Each aspect of the Traditional Shop Blinds Awning is fully customisable, allowing customers to tailor the product to their design vision. Customisations extend from staining or painting hardwood materials to powder-coating metalwork in any RAL colour and choosing from a wide range of coloured acrylic canvases. Our valances come in […]

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Merry Christmas! Wishing You Peace and Prosperity for 2024

As we reach the end of another year, marking 129 years of awning manufacture, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the new customers we have had the pleasure to work with in 2023 and our loyal and returning customers for their continued business and support. We hope […]

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Truly Unique – RIB® Panel Canopy by Deans Blinds

The RIB® Panel Canopy is a minimalist, stylish canopy that is strong enough to withstand all but the worst British weather. It was designed entirely in our London workshop and the nautical inspiration proves to be a popular canopy with Architects and Designers. CAD Specifications Deans Blinds offers comprehensive CAD […]

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Roof Awnings

Roof Awnings Solutions Roof Awnings – 5 key factors in choosing the best options 1. Size It is important to choose a suitable terrace awning system to maximise the area you want to cover. Modular systems like Pratic Terrace Awning System, allows you a degree of flexibility and can be […]

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The Restaurant Awning Experts

Deans Blinds specialises in providing high-quality services to the restaurant hospitality industry. We know our clients value quality, timing, and cost, so we offer a one-stop supplier/installer base. Our Design Team uses the latest graphics building technology, and we have comprehensive in-house manufacturing facilities to handle all aspects of our […]

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New Look for Award Winning Royal Exchange Project

The original awning installation project we completed at the Royal Exchange won for us an Industry Excellence Award. Recently, the client asked us to change the awning covers to reflect their latest livery. Recovers & RefurbishmentDeans Blinds is your go-to solution for all your awning repair and renovation needs. We […]

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Industry’s Most Comprehensive Awning & Canopy Brochures

We offer brochures and specification documents for all the awnings and canopies we create. The brochures and specification sheets are designed to provide customers with comprehensive information and facilitate their decision-making. We also provide documentation to help customers understand what to expect from our services. If customers still have questions […]

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Facebook Head Office Fitted with Bespoke Deans Canopies

These canopies, specially created for the Facebook head office on Rathbone Square, Fitzrovia, are a bespoke system; installed as part of the major Facebook development which saw the area change from its original purpose as the Royal Mail’s sorting office. We were given the challenging task of designing canopies for […]

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UK’s Leading Manufacturer of Retail Awnings & Canopies

The retail awnings industry demands careful attention to design, manufacturing, and installation. At Deans Blinds, we understand these challenges and we provide comprehensive solutions to meet your specific needs. Our team of experts are dedicated to ensuring that every project is executed with the highest level of precision and professionalism. […]

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Classic Retractable Awnings for the Clayton Hotel

These eight, branded, Classic retractable, commercial, awnings, on the dining terrace of the elegant Clayton Hotel in Chiswick, London have recently been recovered by us. The retractable awnings now feature a rich, red, awning fabric which has been tastefully decorated with the Globe Graphic; applied through the means of our […]

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UK’s Most Established Manufacturer of Specialist Awnings

At Deans Blinds, we understand that our success in the market depends on our ability to anticipate and adapt to the dynamic needs of our clients. We are committed to innovation and quality control as essential strategies to maximize our efficiency. By investing in cutting-edge technology, such as our state-of-the-art […]

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Commercial All Weather Parasols for Terraces

These Commercial parasols which we have installed at the, South African styled, Smokey Kudu restaurant and bar in Peckham, are mounted on customised moveable bases which give the parasols a flexibility of positioning whilst retaining their robust fixing.  The umbrellas are installed with, low consumption, heating and lighting which can […]

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Marlesbury® Awnings – A Perfect Choice for The Beauchamp, Knightsbridge

The Marlesbury®, British made, traditional awning is manufactured by us in our own London factory and installed by Deans trained installers. The three Marlesbury® awnings seen here at the newly opened Beauchamp Pub in Sloane Street Knightsbridge have been carefully installed into pre-prepared recesses, designed by us in conjunction with […]

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Deans Shop Blind – The Original Victorian Awning

During the 19th Century, the installation of traditional design awnings, now commonly referred to as the “Victorian”, was accompanied by a limited selection of colours. Typically, these awnings were manufactured from canvas sail cloth fabric in a muted beige hue, with the name of the business hand-painted in black. While […]

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Starbucks Awning Refurbishment – National Coverage for Corporate Awning Maintenance

Customer Service is a key element when corporate clients are choosing suppliers to install and maintain their awnings on a National basis. The Nationwide service which Deans provide means that these corporate clients can be assured that their awnings will always be of the highest quality in terms of manufacture, […]

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RIB® Canopy – Innovating Canopy Design

We take great pride in the RIB® canopy. It is a sturdy although lightweight structure that does not use any plastic parts. The covers are directly attached to durable aluminium sections that are shaped using our custom-made digital formers in our London facility. Our Canopies are designed in such a […]

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Awning Supplier to Corporate Clients – Pret, WC2

Pret are just one of our National Customers with whom we have enjoyed mutual support over many years. Continuity of branding is critical with awnings on multiple sites, such as Pret, and our RAGS® CAD based branding process ensure accuracy and consistency on all awnings, no matter their size. These […]

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RIB® Wedge Canopies installed in Canary Wharf

These new RIB® Wedge canopies, installed at the Northway Clinic in Canary Wharf, London replace the two old canopies which were sagging badly and did not present the clinic well. Unlike the old canopy system Deans canopy frames are constructed from aluminium ribbed extrusion and contain no plastic components. The […]

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Maker of the UK’s Finest Hotel Awnings

A number of luxury hotels, including the Bloomsbury, Clayton, Stratford Brasserie, Gonville, Leonard, Charlotte, and The Dorchester have one thing in common, apart from providing guests with a rich and luxurious experience, they have all specified Deans for their hotel awnings or canopies. With such high standards themselves these hotels […]

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Bespoke Fabric Sails for Flat Iron Square, London

These 12 bespoke fabric sails installed at Flat Iron Square were specially requested by the renowned Southwark based designer, 3 Stories. The bespoke roof sail layout was created in line with a proposed pattern and our project co-ordinators created Orthographic projections which were presented to the client for approval prior […]

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Fully Refurbished Traditional Awnings for Ciao Bella, Holborn

Numerous options are available with our Victorian awnings, and several can be seen here at Ciao Bella Restaurant in London’s Holborn District. Featured on their terrace installation are a series of traditional awnings linked with retractable junction covers giving continuous customer protection whilst dining. Additionally, side screens have been fitted […]

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Greenwich® Awnings Chosen for Orchard Square Project, Sheffield

Selected by SEAM Architects we have recently been commissioned to install fifteen new Greenwich® retractable commercial awnings at the Orchard Square retail development in Sheffield. Chosen for their traditional look and robust construction, the Greenwich® awnings are manually controlled for simplicity and have been individually branded through means of our […]

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Restaurant Awnings Through the Ages

Awnings have been a significant feature on restaurants for their obvious benefits, such as cover for customers and their eye-catching aesthetic appeal. However, it is essential that careful consideration is paid to the many different types of awnings available so that it is fit for purpose and will meet client’s […]

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Innovation and Tradition are Inseparable at Deans

Innovation and tradition are, on first impression, a dichotomy but, at Deans, traditional skills are integrated with modern technology to produce awnings of the highest quality and aesthetic brilliance. No longer are iron and steel brackets laboriously hammered out by hand; today, laser cutting, and MiG welding ensure previously unattainable […]

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Deans Traditional Shop Awnings for Simply Oriental Foods, Queensway

These three Traditional Shop Awnings installed at Simply Oriental Foods of Queensway, London, feature branding applied through the medium of our exclusive RAGS® Digital graphics process. The Traditional Shop Awnings comprise hardwood awning boxes, manufactured and finished by hand in the Deans factory. Steel traditional awning arms are powder coated […]

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Awnings & Canopies for Architectural Buildings

The use of high-quality bespoke awnings and canopies on architectural buildings is becoming more and more prevalent.  Often required to soften the harshness of a façade, a well-designed awning can also add character, enhance branding, provide shelter, or increase seating capacity for commercial tenants.  By working closely with the architectural […]

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The Unrivalled Benefits of the RIB® Shopfront Canopy

Canopies made of RIB® material are commonly utilised in commercial use to provide protection from unfavourable weather conditions. However, dealing with difficult structures, it is more appropriate to use a customised canopy or awning, designed specifically for the building and client’s commercial purposes. Our website showcases more varieties of shapes, […]

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New Entrance Panel Canopy Completes Installation at OPSO, Marylebone

This bespoke fixed panel canopy, installed to Opso, Marylebone, emphasises the corner entrance to the restaurant; it being situated between the Traditional Victorian awnings installed by us previously. The fixed panel canopy provides a permanent three-dimensional sign, with prominently featured branding applied digitally in our London works using our unique […]

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RIB® – The Perfect Commercial Canopy

In addition to our signature pivot arm awnings we are proud to produce fixed frame RIB® canopies.  The unique RIB® construction offers unrivalled fabric tensioning and a flexibility in design that enables a variety of sizes, shapes and styles. The canopies are made from a unique extra slim extruded aluminium […]

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Branded Retractable Victorian Awning for Malone Souliers, Mayfair

This handmade branded retractable Victorian awning we have installed at Malone Souliers of Mount Street Mayfair reflects the handmade quality to be found in the exclusive shoes and handbags of this establishment. The retractable Victorian awning is hand crafted in the same way they have been for over 130 years. […]

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Quality Materials Equal A Quality Finish

As a company which strives to maintain the highest quality in all areas of our work, we appreciate why the use of the best materials is paramount in maintaining this standard. For this reason at Deans we insist on using Farrow and Ball paints and stains on our handmade timber […]

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Café Barriers at Scoop of Warlingham

This awning and café barrier combination at the new Scoop Ice Cream parlour in Warlingham, Surrey, is a great example of how combining Deans’ multiple product groups can give a business the ultimate stand-out mark on a busy high street. The corporate pink image of Scoop has been cleverly used […]

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The Many Benefits of Custom-Made Awnings

The images shown on this post reflect the different ways that Deans combine the practical benefits of awnings, in terms of protection from the elements, with complimentary aesthetic enhancement of building architectural style. The numerous awning options, which can be seen in the products section of this website, means that […]

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Traditional Victorian Awnings for Josie’s Café, Petersfield

Consistent branding of awnings is particularly important for clients who have multiple locations, such as Josie’s, which is a family-run group of independent coffee shops serving speciality coffee, tea, smoothies and all-day breakfast and brunch. The traditional Victorian awnings we have installed here at their Petersfield location are a perfect […]

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Awning innovation through time

Resting on one’s laurels is tempting to a specialist company with over 130 years of experience in a particular business market. However, at Deans, we have always felt that standing still inevitably results in going backwards so innovative ways to improve our products and service levels is constantly in our […]

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Stylish Victorian awnings at H&B

Corporate imaging is an essential part of Deans service, especially to clients who have multiple sites which must have an element of commonality in order that consistency of branding is maintained across a wide spectrum of awning types. These Victorian awnings, which we have recently installed at a Holland & […]

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Awnings for the Restaurant Market

Restaurant awnings by Deans have been especially selected to cater for the al-fresco dining style which has become popular in the UK over the past recent decades. Our numerous restaurant awnings systems encompass all requirements from smart, simple, canopies, highlighting an entrance. Across the whole range of awnings, up to […]

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Bespoke Pivot awnings at Bucherer

These bespoke, traditional style, pivot arm awnings installed at Bucherer Fine Watches in Covent Garden required repair and recovering. However, the job was not simple as the damage to the awnings could not be rectified with standard awning components.

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Awnings and Summer – The Perfect Combination

With summer just around the corner it’s time to start looking at your café or restaurant awnings to be sure they are as fresh and bright looking as the meals you serve to your customers. These traditional café awnings at the Towpath Café have recently been completely overhauled by us […]

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Awning Visuals by Deans

It may not always be possible to appreciate the look that will be achieved when purchasing your new awnings; especially when commercial branding is a major consideration. Our skilled Team of graphic designers is at your disposal to create complex renderings of your project and apply them in true scale […]

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Greenwich® – A British Restaurant Awning with Parisian Flair

Evidence that awnings have been used by restaurants to enhance the outside dining and drinking experience is clearly shown by these historic street scenes of Continental Europe. Basing our design on the popular French canopette, seen here, we have developed our own traditional restaurant awning. Combining traditional Parisian feel of […]

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Waterproof Awnings

Waterproof Awnings – our range of weather-proof awnings provide year round resistance for your business 5 key reasons for choosing a Deans waterproof awning 1. Built to withstand rain When it comes to providing outstanding waterproofing for an awning, Deans take this task very seriously. To create a commercial awning […]

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Hotel awnings feature

Awnings are such a popular addition to hotel frontages that, in many cases, they have become part of individual hotel branding and feature prominently in many promotional campaigns. In addition to the obvious aesthetic impact awnings have on hotels, they clearly offer practical advantages. In the case of entrance awnings, […]

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Gold Leaf puts a shine on awnings

The bespoke branding shown on these awnings has been formed in 22 carat Gold Leaf, expertly hand applied by our skilled in-house graphic expert.  Gold Leaf branding is, by its very nature, more costly than graphics which have been created in ink or paint. However, awnings branded in this way […]

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Awnings Recovered by Deans

The recovering of awnings is a cost-effective way of giving your awning a fresh look and return it to the pristine appearance it had when first installed. However, this work is not something which should be considered lightly as there are many different types of awnings and it is only […]

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Traditional Victorian awning at The Princess Royal

A classic example of a traditional Victorian awning returning this old Notting Hill Pub to its former glory and 19th Century name.  After numerous recent name changes, the Princess Royal now boasts a beautiful Traditional Victorian Awning, with a fabric cover made up in our workshop from multiple fabrics, to […]

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The Greenwich Awning: Made in Britain

The Greenwich awning is a splendid blend of the old and the new.  British made, with a style which combines the finest traditions of awning design with the use of modern materials to improve longevity and enhance their ease of operation. The Greenwich awning is available with numerous style options […]

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Awning Development over Time

The development in awnings has been considerable in the 130 years since Deans were established, in  London, during the late 19th Century. The operation of awnings has progressed from a simple wooden pole and hook, through geared crank and, finally, awnings can now be controlled remotely from a wireless switch […]

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Traditional Awning Style with a Modern Feel

With our own in-house carpentry department at Deans we are able to overcome installation issues which would be impossible for many conventional awning installers. In this case we were required to install three of our Greenwich retractable commercial awnings to two complex elevations of the Rasa Street Restaurant in Stoke […]

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Traditional Awning Skills Supplement Innovation

With an over 120-year history at Deans we have a wealth of experience to call upon when it comes to awning construction and installation. Strong investment in up-to-date machinery has enabled our works to be able to capitalise on the cost effectiveness and accuracy of a number of CAD controlled […]

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SQ2 Recessed Retractable Awning

The unique feature of our SQ2 recessed retractable awning is the completely flat front profile which, unlike other recessed awnings, does not protrude beyond the recess. The SQ2 commercial awning vertical profile also presents the additional opportunity for the application of branding; and Patty and Bun’s eleventh opening in Canary […]

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Innovations in Manufacture Set us Apart

Traditionally, awning manufacturers made everything in-house employing all the crafts of carpentry, metalwork and painting. However, to-day most awning installers buy everything in, either, fully made up or in kit form. At Deans we have retained the skills first employed by our founder, John Dean in the 19th Century, and […]

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Awnings for Shops of all Types

The retail sector has been at the forefront of Deans commercial business since John Dean installed his first shop awning on a birdcage manufacturers shop in Putney back in 1894. There may not be many birdcage manufacturing shops open today. However, Deans shop awnings grace the shopfronts of shops from […]

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RIB® Wedge Canopies for Oxford store

These three RIB® Wedge canopies, have given the Floor Street carpet store of Oxford visibility which previously was obscured due to their being set back from the road and partly hidden by a bus shelter. The RIB® Wedge canopy is the perfect means of providing, not only shade and shelter, but […]

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Traditional & Heritage Awnings

A guide to our traditional Victorian awnings, canopies and blinds 1. Design The design and styling of a traditional awning is a key element. These heritage awnings offer excellent opportunities for customisation.Our talented and experienced design team are skilled at working with or collaborating with commercial awning design agencies or […]

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Bespoke & Specialist Awnings

A Guide to our Bespoke Awnings 1. Design & Styling The design and styling of a an awning is totally bespoke. Each project is unique and our talented and experienced design team who are skilled at working with or collaborating with design agencies or we can work independently to produce […]

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Retractable Awnings

Retractable Awnings by Deans – Bespoke Manufacture for Shops, Restaurants & Bars 1. Space Optimisation Maximise the use of your outdoor area with Deans Retractable Awnings, which offer versatile space optimisation solutions for commercial premises. By creating shaded areas for seating, dining, or product displays, these awnings help you make […]

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Restaurant Awnings Feature

Restaurant awnings have helped businesses to adapt to the changing demands of well travelled diners who have travelled abroad and experienced the pleasures of eating and drinking outdoors and want to enjoy this experience when they visit their favourite eating place when they get home. Our numerous restaurant awnings systems […]

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Retractable Awning Care and Servicing

Nothing lasts forever, but our retractable awnings are designed to be as maintenance free as possible  and by, only taking the most basic care, our  awnings will give problem free performance for many years. However, many retractable awnings are installed in very public areas such as The Royal Albert Hall […]

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Bespoke Awnings Manufactured for Key Projects

Bespoke awnings and custom made awnings are each unique in their own way. When we make a bespoke awning at Deans this means it is a complete one off unlike any other. It is only possible for us to make bespoke awnings because we have our own manufacturing unit, based […]

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Bespoke Awning Covers for Little House Mayfair

These new Bespoke Awning Covers for The Little House, Mayfair, have been specially printed through the means of our own in-house RAGS® graphic application process. This has meant the design and colour of the Little House awnings are unique to this particular customer; giving a special relevance to the ambience […]

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New Branded Awning Covers for Sunglass hut

Our specialist awning knowledge provides Deans technicians with the skills to be able to repair or refurbish virtually any type of commercial awning, no matter its age or condition. These five traditional Deans style shop awnings at the Sunglass hut on Vere Street in central London were starting to look […]

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SQ2 Recessed Retractable Commercial Awnings

Retractable recessed awnings on restaurants have become standard fare in the UK over the last forty years or so since travel has made eating and drinking al fresco part of the British scene. The SQ2 recessed awning by Deans, as fitted here to the Kokoro restaurant in Elephant park SE17, […]

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Exclusive Awnings for Prestige Clients

Image is important to prestige business names and especially so for those which have high profile landmark locations. Deans Blinds, established in 1894, is a brand which is synonymous with awnings and we share our clients need to maintain both the impression and reality of quality in all aspects of our […]

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New Traditional Restaurant Awnings For OPSO

OPSO is an ancient Greek word for a delicacy – We can’t exactly say the traditional awnings we have supplied and installed for the Popular OPSO Greek restaurant on Paddington Street are a delicacy. However, the branding we have applied, using our bespoke RAGS® computer aided graphics process, are delicate […]

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The RIB® Revolution In Canopy Design And Construction

Our bespoke RIB® system of canopy manufacture is a rigid assembly technique which demonstrates the extreme rigidity of construction through the use of engineering grade lightweight aluminium profiles fitted together without the use of degradable plastic parts. Using laser cut brackets  and specialist MiG/TiG welding techniques the construction allows us […]

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Worlds finest traditional shop blinds

Deans Blinds have been the UK’s leading manufacturer and installer of traditional shop blinds since John Dean sold his first shop blind  to a birdcage shop in Putney High Street in the August of 1894. We still make them to the same pattern today but our manufacturing methods are much […]

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Award Winning Awnings With de Gournay Summer Graphic

Award winning Deans Traditional Victorians already figured prominently on the  façade of Mayfair’s fine fish restaurant, Scott’s, and now we have exceeded all expectations by accomplishing another first in the awning industry. In association with champagne producers Krug; Scott’s wished to theme their entire frontage for the summer with a […]

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Wedge shaped bespoke commercial canopies for Robert Goddard

Re-branding a shopfront is a big decision and it is sometimes difficult to really see what the end result is likely to be until the job is complete – and then it may be too late. At Deans our Design Team are able, in agreement with the client, to Digitally […]

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Recessed retractable SQ2 commercial awnings for Cecconi’s

Our long standing relationship with Cecconi’s Restaurant has continued with this latest extension of their Burlington Avenue, Mayfair location with these new Sq2 Recessed Retractable Commercial awnings. They provide extended customer cover for use in fine weather and their appearance is further enhanced by special Ceconni’s colour powder coated profiles […]

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Greenwich® awnings for Atis, Notting Hill

The two Greenwich® retractable awnings we have installed here at the new Atis Restaurant on Pembridge Road in London’s trendy Notting Hill location demonstrate Deans ability to customise our awnings to fit difficult installation environments. Insurmountable many for many but not for the engineers at Deans who fabricated a unique […]

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New awnings for Madeira Drive development, Brighton

These nineteen Markilux 5010 model commercial grade cassette awnings, installed here at the stunning new Soho House Beach House  location on the Madeira Drive in Brighton, are a complimentary feature on the development of this historic piece of Victorian architecture. The awnings are all individually operated  with covers which have […]

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Awnings for Patios & Gardens

Patio Awnings & Garden Canopies – wide choice and totally customisable Six key considerations in choosing an awning for your garden 1. Styling The style of your patio awning or canopy is a key decision you have to make in terms of look and feel. Whether your perfect awning is […]

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Branded Commercial Awnings for Superdry, Oxford St

Accurate branding is essential when installing commercial awnings to major corporate client outlets and the unique Deans RAGS® graphic application process, in combination with our up to the minute CAD Design facility, ensures perfect reproduction on our commercial awnings both in terms of design and colour. Having previously installed six […]

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Royal Exchange Bespoke Heritage Awnings

Having been appointed nearly two years ago to become part of a restoration project for the iconic Royal Exchange building in the heart of London our part of this restoration is finally complete after thirty nine weeks of involvement. Working alongside the client’s Designers, Architects and Project Managers;  Deans own […]

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Traditional and contemporary pub awnings

Renowned the world over, the great British pub is not just a place to drink beer, wine, cider or even something a little bit stronger. It is also a unique social centre, very often the focus of community life in villages, towns and cities throughout the length and breadth of […]

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Marlesbury® retractable shop awnings for new Tapi branch

Tapi is a major national chain for whom we have installed three Marlesbury® retractable shop awnings at their new outlet in Peckham, South London. Deans were selected for this project as the client wanted a supplier who could design and supply bespoke awnings for their already unusually decorated  shopfront, with […]

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New Victorian Retractable Awnings for The Covent Garden Hotel

These  five Traditional Deans Victorian retractable awnings are installed The Covent Garden Hotel which is situated in the heart of the theatre district and is just a short walk to the Royal Opera House, Soho and within easy reach of the city’s business centre. It is surrounded by some of […]

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2000 Years of Restaurant Awnings

We have worked closely with the Ceconni designers in this fine example of five SQ2 retractable awnings, which provide extended customer cover and which are further enhanced by special Ceconni colour powder coated profiles that match the building fascia and contrast with the bold black and white stripes of the […]

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Retractable SQ2 Commercial Awning for Boodles

The SQ2® recessed commercial awning by Deans is unique in the awnings industry in that it is the only commercial awning which can be completely recessed into a shopfront facia; thereby presenting the neatest possible flush finish. This feature is especially important in areas of high historical interest, such as […]

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Festive greetings from Deans

Awnings and canopies have tremendous practical uses including solar control to provide cooling of interiors,  protection from the rain to enable commercial customers to enjoy al fresco dining and as a focal point to show the entrance to a building. The aesthetic impact of an awning or canopy can also […]

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Bespoke Awnings for Le Petit Beefbar

These bespoke Greenwich awnings installed at Le Petit Beefbar, reflect the French heritage of the client in their specially cut scalloped valance, hinting the client’s Monegasque beginnings. We realise that not all customers want the same things and at Deans, we will adjust our commercial awnings to suit customers special […]

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Hard Rock Cafe Awnings Renewal

Hard Rock Cafe celebrated their 50th anniversary this year and it was important the iconic cafe on Old Park Lane, looked at its very best. The entrance to Hard Rock is a feature of the London landscape being, as it is, right between Hyde Park and Green Park and seen […]

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RIB® Wedge canopies for The Olympic Cinema

The Olympic Studios in Barnes has returned to its original role as a cinema and now boasts two screens with superb Dolby Atmos sound, a bar and restaurant and a private members’ club, and it looks stunning especially with the new RIB® Wedge canopies we have recently installed. Olympic Studios […]

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Bespoke Greenwich® awnings for Elliot’s

As a manufacturer, rather than merely an assembler of awnings, Deans are in the unique position of being able to create bespoke solutions to customer specific requirements.  These three Greenwich ® awnings are the result of consultations between the client Elliot’s, the Designers, Hesselbrand, who have offices in London and […]

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Branded Awnings

Awning design for shops, restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels Awning design – 6 key considerations to create the perfect branded awning 1. Design Process Deans in-house design team can work from a client’s brief or they can collaborate with a client’s designers. Our team will use the measurements and structural […]

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Deans Traditional Awnings chosen for New Look Starbucks

Corporate image is important to all businesses, large and small so consistency of design and colour is paramount. At Deans we acknowledge the importance of this fact and endeavour to always replicate client colours and logos precisely . These Victorian  awnings we have recently refreshed for Starbucks have been completed […]

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Greenwich Awnings for Cad & The Dandy

As smart and tailored as the suits sold within Cad & The Dandy on Saville Row these Greenwich awnings, with their Peppermint Green covers are the very epitome of designer style. Opening and retracting with silky smoothness through the means of their hidden, wireless, control  these awnings, with their classic […]

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Traditional Deans shop blinds for the Mandarin Kitchen

“Traditional” and “awnings”  are two words you can really associate with Deans Blinds and the Freeholder of this building on Queensway wanted their awnings  to add some character to an otherwise characterless shopfront. These four  traditional Deans shop blinds, which we have just installed at the Mandarin Kitchen, are typical […]

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Itsu choose Deans for their new look canopies

The ability to cater for clients with multiple locations is well within the scope of Deans and our many Key account customers often require us to install awnings and canopies of corporate style all over the UK and, in some case, overseas as well. The priority for Key Account customers […]

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RIB® Bullnose entrance canopy for Streatfield Dental Surgery

This new RIB® Bullnose style entrance canopy, we have installed at the Streatfield Dental Surgery in Harrow serves two purposes. Firstly, with the clear branding on the front of the canopy, applied using our RAGS® graphics process and, secondly it provides shelter for visiting patients who may be obliged to […]

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Greenwich Awnings for Nava Coffee House, Ringwood

The Greenwich Awning, as seen here at the friendly Nava Coffee House in Ringwood, show how, by combining traditional design with modern materials Deans have, with their Greenwich commercial awning, created a typically English village feel but with all the advantages of modern  construction. The awnings are operated conveniently by […]

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Deans Blinds and Sunglasses, the perfect combination!

The provision of shade and solar control is becoming ever more important. According to Government statements heat gain, as a consequence of global warming in both commercial and domestic buildings, will increasingly become a health hazard. Providing shade and reducing solar control need not be confined to modern systems and […]

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New Marlesbury Pub Awning for The Prince Alfred, Queensway, London

These three Marlesbury awnings, installed here at The Prince Alfred pub on Queensway, Westminster, London, have been intricately decorated with branding which has been applied through the means of our bespoke RAGS® graphics process.  RAGS®  is a  technique which has been developed by us  and which allows for the most detail […]

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Awnings for Terraces & Outdoor Areas

Terrace Awnings Solutions for Outdoor Dining Areas & Pub Gardens Terrace Awnings – 5 key factors in choosing the best options 1. Size It is important to choose a suitable terrace awning system to maximise the area you want to cover. Modular systems like Pratic Terrace Awning System, allows you […]

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Awnings for Commercial Application

A guide to our Commercial Awnings & Commercial Canopies 1. Styling The design and styling of a commercial awning is a key element. Our talented and experienced design team who are skilled at working with or collaborating with commercial awning design agencies or we can work independently to produce your […]

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Deans pub awning, The Fox, London EC2

The Deans Victorian shop blind, as seen here at the popular The Fox Public House in Shoreditch,  has been manufactured by us in much the same way since the company was founded in 1894. Using the very same pattern castings and manufacturing methods, unchanged by time, the Deans Victorian shop […]

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Awnings for Schools

Bespoke School Awnings – custom-built solutions 6 key considerations when choosing School Awnings 1. Requirements Each school will have a different set of requirements for their school awnings. We provide a free site survey with one of our expert surveyors to discuss the best solution. This process is collaborative, but […]

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Awnings for Shops & Stores

Shop Awnings – Deans are the UK’s leading supplier and manufacturer 6 key considerations when choosing Shop Awnings 1. Design & Styling The design and styling of a Shop exterior is such an important element. The choice of Shop awning is central to creating a Shop’s look, feel and identity. […]

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Awnings for Restaurants

Restaurant Awning Specialists – bespoke design and manufacture 6 key considerations when choosing Restaurant Awnings 1. Design & Styling The design of a restaurant exterior is a key element. The choice of restaurant awning is central to creating a restaurant’s look and identity. Our design team can collaborate with interior […]

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Awnings for Hotels

The UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of Hotel Awnings 6 key considerations when choosing Hotel Awnings 1. Design & Styling The design and styling of a hotel exterior is such an important element. The choice of hotel awning is central to creating a hotel’s look, feel and identity. Our talented […]

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Awnings for Cafes & Brasseries

Cafe & Brasserie Awning Specialists – beautifully bespoke solutions 6 key considerations when choosing awnings for Cafes & Brasseries 1. Design & Styling The design and styling of a cafe and brasserie exterior is key element. Choosing a cafe and brasserie awning is central to creating a cafe and brasserie’s […]

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Awnings for Pubs & Bars

The UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of Pub & Bar Awnings 6 key considerations when choosing Pub & Bar Awnings 1. Design & Styling The design and styling of a pub or bar exterior is important. The choice is central to creating a pub or bars look, feel and identity. […]

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Branded Awnings for French Restaurant

In Brook’s Mews in Mayfair is French restaurant La Petite Maison located. The restaurant has been serving diners in London for well over a decade. Alongside its quality food and drink, La Petite Maison is also known for its pleasant atmosphere and alfresco dining area. Since the restaurant opened again […]

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Recovering the awnings at Northern Goldsmiths

The recovering of awnings is a cost effective way of giving your awning a fresh look and return it to the pristine appearance it had when first installed. A perfect example can be seen on this installation at the beautiful Northern Goldsmiths building in Newcastle. The recovering of awnings is […]

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Rib® Wedge canopy at Rudd’s, Blackfriars

RIB® wedge canopies are a popular design of commercial canopies due to their rigid structure and the opportunity for clear branding on the flat surfaces. This RIB® wedge canopy we have installed at  Rudd’s Bar, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4 is constructed using our bespoke  system of manufacture, which is […]

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Commercial awnings installed in Stratford

These two Kenley commercial awnings have been installed at the new Chop Shop Restaurant in East Village, Stratford East, London. The Kenley awning has been a first line commercial awning of Deans for over twenty five years and continues to be a play a significant role in  the commercial awning market. […]

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Gold Leaf awnings application – The Fox Club

Gold Leaf and gilt decoration is not confined solely to historic monuments and the bindings of precious books. In this case the branding on this traditional Deans   awning has been applied by our craftsman to provide dignity and longevity to the fabric on this fine old establishment, The Fox Club […]

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Traditional shop blinds at Daylsford Farm Shop

Traditional shop blinds have been made by Deans since the end of the nineteenth Century in our London workshop. Today they are part  of  the British high street and instantly recognised all over the world. The awning is ideal  for the variable British weather and is still the only awning […]

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Classic commercial awnings for the Elephant & Castle

These Classic commercial awnings, installed at the Elephant and Castle pub in Holland Street, Kensington replace a similar system we originally installed some twenty years ago; is an indication of just how long Deans have enjoyed the patronage of the Mitchells and Butler portfolio of pubs. The Classic commercial awning […]

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Traditional Deans shop blinds for Knight Frank

These Traditional Deans shop blinds, recently installed at Knight Frank Estate Agent in Mount Street are branded, using our RAGS® Graphics application process with the well known Knight Frank Logo. The shop blind has been installed carefully within the pillars and decorative lintel of this listed building  and are in […]

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Traditional shop awnings at Bala Baya

These two Traditional shop awnings have been installed at the Bala Baya Bakery and restaurant in Southwark. Of special note is the very complicated arrangement of the traditional powder coated steel  shop awning arms which have had to be carefully sculptured in such a way as to support the awnings […]

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Rib® Wedge canopies at Miller & Carter

RIB® wedge canopies are a modern design of commercial canopies benefitting from a  rigid structure and the opportunity for clear branding on the flat surfaces. These fifteen RIB® wedge canopies we have installed at  the popular Miller and Carter family restaurant at the Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village, Ellesmere Port, are […]

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Markilux 700 window canopy at The Roxy Club

This Markilux 700 window canopy, with its square cassetted style and pivoting arms, has been  installed at The Roxy Club in Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia,  providing a focal recognition point for the business. Whilst not suitable for very large widths the Markilux 700 window canopy has a number of special advantages […]

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Golden Greenwich Awning at Mimi Holliday

This Greenwich contemporary awning,  which we have installed at the Mimi Holliday lingerie  boutique in Regents Park Road, London,  reflects the elegance of the well known designer’s style. The traditional appearance  of the Greenwich  awning is supported  by its robust construction and, in this case, the  front profile has also […]

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Entrance canopy at Doggett’s, Blackfriars Bridge

An Entrance canopy does more than just protect visitors from the weather when entering a location, possibly from the road or a car park; they also act as a signpost to the very point at which the business wants to direct customers or guests. The apex shape of this entrance […]

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Marlesbury Commercial awning for The Gonville Hotel

Greenwich awnings are a modern version of a traditional system with the advantage that the awning can be operated either manually, via a gearbox, or electrically, using wireless remote controls.  The unique nature of the design means that the Greenwich awning is immensely strong yet the careful use of modern […]

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Deans blinds are BBSA Industry Award Finalists

We are proud to have been declared as finalists for the 2019 British Blinds and Shutters Association BBSA Industry Award in the category of “Best External Shading Installation” with our project for Hovarda restaurant. We installed for them two of our unique product, the Greenwich awning, and three bespoke RIB […]

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Greenwich awning at Martha’s, Soho

Greenwich awnings are a modern version of a traditional system with the advantage that the awning can be operated either manually, via a gearbox, or electrically, using wireless remote controls.  The unique nature of the design means that the Greenwich awning is immensely strong yet the careful use of modern […]

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Traditional Deans blind at Espresso, Lincoln’s Inn Fields

This traditional Deans blind  at Espresso, of Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London,  provides more than shade and general weather protection, it also acts as a  three dimensional sign; pointing the way to the establishment and making it stand out proudly  on the corner with Gate Street. Using our bespoke RAGS® […]

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Classic commercial awnings, installed at Lewis’s Fish and Grill

These Classic commercial awnings, installed at Lewis’s Fish and Grill in Loose Lane, Maidstone,  have been combined with a corner mounted RIB® wedge canopy to present a striking and cheerful aspect to this popular and friendly local venue. The fabric covers have all been decorated, using our bespoke RAGS® branding […]

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Rib® Panel canopy for Boki Coffee, Wembley

RIB® Panel canopies are a modern design of commercial canopy benefitting from a  rigid structure and the opportunity for clear branding on its flat surfaces. This  RIB® Panel canopy we have installed at  Boki Coffee in the Boxpark centre at Wembley has been selected because of the limited fixing available […]

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Traditional shop blinds for Knight Frank, Cirencester

Traditional shop blinds have been manufactured by us in London since our formative tears late in the Nineteenth Century  and our founder, Mr John Dean, would have been able to recognise these five traditional shop blinds we have just installed at the Knight Frank offices in Cirencester.  At Deans we […]

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Dutch blinds installed at Vintage Cellars

The Dutch blind or Dutch canopy has been a staple on the high streets for many years though it seems the reason for prefix seems to be lost, in fact in some parts of the country it is known as a French canopy but then in France they are an […]

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Traditional shop blind for Ydbmf Cafe in Hither Green

Traditional shop blinds have been manufactured by Deans for over 130 years  in London and this traditional shop blind we have installed at  You Don’t Bring Me Flowers cafe and florist in Hither Green, South East London,  is  no exception. The hard wood awning boxing and front lath is carefully […]

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Markilux awnings refurbished at Unicorn School Beckenham

Renovating awnings is a major part of Deans’ business and customers who come back to us time after time for this sort of work have been a staple of Deans work since we first started to blinds and awnings  back in the 1800s. This job at the Unicorn Primary School […]

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Traditional shop blind for Uni Restaurant, Belgravia

This traditional shop blind at Uni restaurant in Ebury Street, Belgravia features branding at either end to reflect the styles of food on offer.  This branding  has been applied to the traditional shop blind through the use of our bespoke  RAGS® branding process which permits accurate logo reproduction in a […]

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Greenwich awnings for Wahlburgers, Covent Garden

Greenwich awnings are a modern version of a traditional system with the advantage that the awning can be operated either manually, via a gearbox, or electrically, using wireless remote controls.  These two Greenwich awnings which we have installed at the new Wahlburgers in Covent Garden have an unusual feature in […]

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Traditional shop blind at the Roasting Party Cafe

This traditional shop blind at The Roasting Party Cafe on London Wall in Moorgate, London, features branding to the valance applied with our unique RAGS® application process to highlight the name of the business.  The traditional shop blind is an awning type which has been manufactured in accordance with our […]

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Traditional Deans shop awnings, Kyseri, Fitzrovia

These two Traditional Deans shop awnings are installed at the new Kyseri restaurant, located on the corner of Grafton Way and Whitfield Street, in London’s Fitzrovia district. The pair of traditional shop awnings  are installed on the corner site just beneath the decorative lintel and have been neatly set back […]

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Deans shop awnings recovered, Haymarket Hotel

Traditional Deans shop awnings are one of our most popular products and one which we have been manufacturing and installing for nearly 130 years. Deans shop awnings have hardwood boxes and front laths which are painted, using environmentally safe water based paints, often the same colour as the shopfront. The […]

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125 years of quality without question

Over the past 125 years since Deans have been making and installing awnings every now and then something pops up to remind us of how just how far back our story goes. For example being reminded how Mr John Dean, our founder, took over Fulham Football club at the turn […]

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Illuminated Markilux 6000 awnings at Momo Mayfair

These Markilux 6000 model heavy duty cassette commercial grade awnings, installed here at Momo Restaurant in Heddon Street, London have a number of unique options fitted. Firstly, the three awnings are linked to provide over sixteen meters of cover and are controlled by a wireless remote switch thereby limiting any […]

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Kenley Commercial awnings, Darkhorse Restaurant, East London

These two Kenley commercial awnings with their neat integrated cassettes have been installed at the new Darkhorse restaurant in Bethnal Green , East London. The Kenley commercial awning is available with electric or manual controls and  a menu of automatic control options including sun and wind response. The frames on […]

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Shop blind for The Palomar Restaurant in Soho

This traditional Deans shop blind at The Palomar restaurant, in the heart of Soho, has a distinctive difference from most of the Deans shop blinds we install in that it has been neatly recessed within the facia of the shop beneath the distinctive Palomar sign. The shop blind extends out […]

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Classic commercial awning for The General Wine Company, Liphook

This large  Classic commercial awning, installed at The General Wine Company, Liphook, has been dramatically branded in the logo style of the client with a separate, weighted, valance printed with additional useful text. The branding is carried out using Deans unique RAGS® graphic process which can handle logos of any […]

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Renovating awnings for Save the Children, Richmond

Renovating awnings can be as basic as installing a new cover or as complex as producing new parts to replace those damaged by storm or, on occasion, vehicular contact. Renovating awnings is not a job to be taken lightly, the older products, such as the Deans shop blind, contain very […]

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Panel canopies installed at go.botanica, Haywards Heath

Panel canopies of the type installed here at go.botanica are a stylish, contemporary and cost effective solution for shop fronts which require a fixed permanent three-dimensional sign system which also offers an element of coverage for product or customers. In this case the panel canopy also offers shade to al […]

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Traditional blinds for a traditional British restaurant

Traditional blinds are a perfect foil for this traditional British restaurant, Saucy, which opened recently on Lordship Lane, Southwark. With its bold red and white striped cover contrasting with the black of the shop front this traditional blind is a reminder of all things British and Southwark in particular. The […]

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Traditional awning installation at Hopper and Bean

Traditional awning wooden boxes and laths were originally all painted in one colour, and this is noted in our old invoice and quotation books from the late 1800’s, as “purple brown”. We have no idea what this colour looked like but it certainly does not sound terribly exciting. In addition […]

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Smart Traditional awning for The Soho Hotel, London

This smart Traditional awning with its painted hardwood wooden awning boxes and lath has been installed at the Firmdale Soho Hotel in The Richmond Mews, Soho. The clean lines of the pale fabric colour contrast with the special grey of the awning box and the smartly outlined hotel name we […]

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Rib® Wedge canopy at Honey & Co

This RIB® wedge canopy installed at the tiny Honey & Co Restaurant in Fitzrovia  is a modern design of commercial canopy benefitting from a rigid structure and the opportunity for simple, yet clear, branding on the flat surfaces and valance. The special construction method  we employ comprises a rigid assembly […]

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Shop awnings for the Crystal Maze

These two smart  Traditional Deans shop awnings have  been installed recently at the popular Games centre, The Crystal Maze, in Shaftsbury Avenue London. They are covered in a bright blue awning fabrics and the Traditional Deans shop awnings have been decorated boldly in white with the Crystal Maze graphics through the […]

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Traditional Deans shop awning for the Opera Tavern

This smart  Traditional Deans shop awning has  been installed recently at the trendy Opera Tavern in Covent Garden, central London. The fresh peach coloured awning fabric contrasts with the crisp black graphics which have been applied through the use of our bespoke bespoke RAGS® branding process. The shop awning has […]

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Two Deans Traditional awnings for Portobello House

These two Traditional Deans awnings have been installed recently at the Portobello House boutique style Hotel on Ladbroke grove in the Notting Hill area of West London. The clear, aqua coloured awning fabric has been co-ordinated with the boxes of the shop awnings which, in turn, are constructed from licensed, […]

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Deans Traditional awnings at Farrow & Ball

These two  Deans traditional awnings have been installed on the Farrow & Ball corner site on Cross Street, The Angel Islington. Deans have installed traditional awnings of this type on a number of Farrow & Ball sites and the nature of the product fits well with the traditional philosophy behind this […]

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Combination awnings at Heads + Tails

This  Classic commercial awning and the Markilux 1700 awning have been installed at Heads + Tails in West Hampstead, London. This is a perfect example of how our huge range of awnings can be adapted, using combination awnings, to fit a wide range of installation situations. The Classic awning shown […]

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Traditional Deans Victorian awning in Paradise

This fine Traditional Deans Victorian awning fits perfectly into the setting of this old Victorian building in the Kensal Green area of London. The Deans Victorian awning, made in precisely the same way it would have been  back in 1894, is recommended by many local Council Planning offices as the […]

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Traditional awnings at the Marriott Hotel

This subdued installation of four Traditional awnings have been installed at the elegant Marriott Hotel on the Plaza Parade, Maida Vale. They have been carefully  designed and manufactured to fit perfectly within the recesses of the four windows. This installation of traditional awnings shows just how important it is that […]

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Greenwich Awnings® for Yoshino, Piccadilly

The Greenwich Awning® design is based on classic French window coverings that have featured the beautiful facades of Europe for centuries and has been developed by us to be the perfect foil for traditional British buildings where the classic design is supported by robust construction. The Greenwich Awning® has elegant, […]

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Shop blinds for the beautiful Flower Co.

The Beautiful Flower Company in Dowdeswell Park just outside Cheltenham is enjoying excellent growth and will shortly be adding a floral school to its portfolio. The Traditional shop blinds which we have recently installed to the authentic timber facia provide an attractive entrance together with enhancing the outside area where […]

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Eyelid canopies for Gulshan, Fleet

Our canopies are available in many shape and sizes, from the most simple flat panel types right up to complicated shapes with multiple contours and planes. These “eyelid” canopies at The Gulshan in Fleet are one of the more basic styles though they still present a striking exclamation mark to […]

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Wedge canopies for Waitrose

Wedge canopies are a modern design of commercial canopy benefitting from a rigid structure and the opportunity for simple, yet clear, branding on the flat surfaces and valance, when specified. The special construction method  we employ in the manufacture or wedge canopies is based on our RIB® system of manufacture […]

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Greenwich Awnings® for Louis Vuitton

Greenwich Awnings® are often installed on prestigious and historic sites in series as their classic appearance can enhance the location without imposing upon it. In addition, the way in which our Greenwich Awnings® retract, within a traditional awning box, the mechanism can be hidden from view and the elements. It […]

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Bullnose canopies for Lina stores

Branding is all important to our corporate clients and our unique RAGS® system of graphics application ensures continuity of design and accurate colour representation on all of our commercial awning installations. Frequently  the branding is client specific with unique logos and colours which we are able to faithfully replicate. However, […]

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Rib® Wedge canopies at Bagatelle

This RIB® Wedge canopy, we have recently installed at The Parquet Flooring Company in Golders Green, North London presents an ideal unencumbered flat surface on which to apply the customers striking graphic design. This has been achieved through the use of our bespoke branding process which we call the RAGS® […]

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Another Traditional Deans awning at Espresso

This Traditional Deans awning is the latest in a series of similar installations we have done for the Espresso room sites in and around london. On this occasion the  recessed hardwood box, painted to match the shopfront, has been neatly inserted within the decorative pilasters just as it would have […]

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Wedge canopies: Richmond

Wedge canopies, are an ideal vehicle for applied branding. Wedge canopies, by reason that they have large flat surface can accept branding in a bold fashion which gives prominence to a business. As can be seen on these seven wedge canopies we have installed at The Grill off the Green […]

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Traditional awnings for Coach and Horses

Traditional is one word you can really associate with both Deans Blinds and Shepherd Neame. Though this traditional brewer is two hundred years older than us our one hundred and thirty years still qualifies Deans as a true Traditional blind maker. This traditional Deans shop blind, which we have just […]

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Deans shop blinds Bentley and Skinner

These five Traditional Deans shop blinds have been recently installed by us at the Bentley and Skinner Flagship store on Piccadilly in Central London. The shop blinds have been decorated with the well known Bentley and Skinner type-style through the means of the RAGS® branding process; a system  which has […]

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