The experts in blinds, tracks and curtains


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.

The future of window dressing has arrived in our brand new Watford Showroom

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Yellow Curtains
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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Curtains

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 or handmade curtains, made with care in our own large UK based workroom.

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Roman Blinds
Gray Roller Blinds
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.

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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.

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White 3D Wave Blinds

Our Partners

Weinor

weinor

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

Markilux

markilux

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

LUTRON

Wide selection of energy saving dimmers and lighting control solutions
SHY

SHY

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

SilentGliss

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

DIAZ

Sunprotective, decorative and heat-isolating and preserving window coverings

Accolades from our Customers

  • 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

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