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.

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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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Yellow Curtains
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
Roman Blinds

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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Our Partners



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



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


Wide selection of energy saving dimmers and lighting control solutions


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


Sunprotective, decorative, heat-isolating and preserving window coverings


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

Accolades from our Customers

  • 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