Since being originally founded in 1955, Shading Specialists have become one of the go-to suppliers and installers of premium and luxury window treatments for both commercial and residential design projects in the United Kingdom & Internationally.

What we do

We pride ourselves on being an efficient and effective one-stop shop, with a wealth of experience in measuring, specifying and fitting blinds, curtains, tracks and awnings. Our in house knowledge and expertise, combined with strong relationships with leading manufacturers – including Silent Gliss, Lutron, Markilux, SHY, Velux, Diaz and many others – means that we can offer you a cost effective end-to-end solution

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Internal Blinds

The internal blind market is extremely diverse. As a result, we work with a variety of manufacturers, across sub segments, to bring as much choice as possible to our customers. We combine this with our expertise in specifying to ensure blind options compliment the project.

External Blinds

We work with leading awnings and external blind manufacturers to provide an extensive range of external blinds and awnings, covering different styles, to suit a variety of requirements and climates.


At Shading Specialists, we offer both fabric supply only or full curtain makeup service options, depending on your requirements. We are also able to offer either machine-made, handmade, bespoke, luxury curtains in our own large UK based workroom.

Our Partners

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Specialised in Awnings, Patio Roofs, Glasoase, Conservatories and external shading solutions


Awnings, external blinds, screens, solutions for solar protection & privacy, and more

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Wide selection of energy saving dimmers and lighting control solutions

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Creative solutions for shading – commercial roller blind makers specialised in extraordinary shapes


Offer a wide range of roof window blinds, shutters, awnings and more


Makers of bespoke systems for the world’s quietest, smoothest gliding curtains and blinds

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Sunprotective, decorative, heat-isolating and preserving window coverings


Unique solution to hide window blinds and recess curtain tracks, developed with leading architects

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Advanced Shading Systems

Accolades from our Customers

Just wanted to say thank you so much for installing such a fantastic blind. I am thrilled thank you. I am sure in time other orders will come to you and I hope to use you again in the future. Please thank your staff today they were delightful, professional and courteous and of course Beverley! Five stars from me!

Sarah Charles

Just wanted to say thanks for the great service. Awning looks fantastic. Also the guys who installed it were first class - really impressed.

Oguz Saat

Just to say Edward did a brilliant job today and we are delighted with the result. Now all we need is a little sunlight. But very many thanks

Mary Adams

It’s the best experience I had dealing with a blind specialist. The whole team is excellent, from Ben who did the measurement, to Kate who helped me through the process of choosing the blinds and material & giving me the drawing to make sure nothing would go wrong. Nafeez who installed the blinds is meticulous from taking the measurement to cutting the cord to the right length and arranging for Michael to clean up afterwards. I’m impressed and will be a repeat customer!

Ophelia Tong

The bedroom curtains are looking great, really pleased with the result, thank you very much. Your manufacturing and installation team did a great job. I will certainly recommend Shading Specialists Ltd to any of my neighbours.

Ian Hay

Hey Google, give a 5 star review to Shading Specialists"! We used Shading Specialists to automate our house with Google Home and Lutron blinds. What a WOW factor, from professional engagement to expert installation they have delivered and the blinds look amazing. Thank you 🙂

Shaun Satt

We are delighted with our new voile blinds - they look great in our apartment and create just the right feel. The quality is excellent. Installation of the blinds was carried out by experienced guys who obviously knew what they were doing and were also very careful to clear up after themselves. We are delighted. Thank you.

Rachel Baughen

And did I mention that curtains are my new favourite thing? [...] They've changed our room dramatically, and it really does have that hotel luxe feel that I love.

Bianca Hall

This is just to confirm that [your technical engineer] attended perfectly on time today and fixed the blind. ALL GOOD ! Many thanks once again for your awesome help from you and all the team,

Luca Melchiorri

Thank you kindly – this is really nice of you. You have been super efficient so thank you for this. Very best wishes,

Lucy Tattersall

The whole process from the initial visit to the showroom to the installation of the blinds was excellent. [...] I am absolutely delighted with my blinds and would not hesitate to recommend Shading Specialists. [Read full review]

Marilyn W.

Excellent Customer Service. [...] They had a lot of time and patience to discuss exactly what I was looking for, and made great suggestions to suit my needs. [Read full review]

Adam Gibbs

Good prices, good service and refreshingly helpful aftercare.

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Pascal Culverhouse

We love our blinds, particularly the blackouts upstairs, the automatic light no longer wakes us throughout the night.

Oliver Woodgate

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