Patio Awnings

Pergola Installation in Purley, Surrey 2

Outdoor Patio Awnings: Added Privacy & Shade

Here at Aquarius Blinds, we offer a fantastic range of patio awning options. With over 30 years of installing shading solutions and completed hundreds of awning installation across Surrey and the South East, our experienced team offer exceptional product and service.

If you enjoy having a relaxed outdoor lifestyle and being able to kick back in your garden with a book or drink in hand, our range of stunning patio awnings for the home can make your outdoor living experience that much better. Bringing the beautiful outdoors closer to your home, our awnings keep you protected from the elements while allowing you to enjoy the fresh air – whatever the weather might be.

With the unpredictable weather we get here in Britain, a patio awning from Aquarius Blinds can provide you with a covered outdoor space whether it’s windy, raining or shining. Thanks to the high-quality nature of our products, our awnings ensure all your patio furniture is safely protected from unpredictable weather too.

Our German-engineered waterproof awnings provide years of service to consumers, truly transforming the quality time you spend at home. With one of our retractable awnings, you can decide between enjoying the full sunshine or covering yourself with shade, depending on what your preference might be. Couple with our sliding door blinds, these awnings can transform the way your home feels by creating a seamless transition between your outdoor and indoor living areas.

However, it’s not just protection from the elements that our patio awnings can offer. They can also provide you with privacy from any overlooking neighbours, allowing you to relax as much as possible while you’re out enjoying the garden.

Choosing the right awning requires a bit of research to ensure that the awning you purchase is right for your space. That’s why we’ve written a detailed guide to help you decide on the right awning for your requirements.

Best Selling Awnings in Surrey & South East

Full cassette awning for protection

Shade or rain protection

Longevity of fabric

Large Terrace & Free Standing Awnings

Freestanding shade solutions

Suitable for all Markilux awnings

Large area coverage

Patio Awnings: Manual, Electric or Fully Automated

Whether you’d rather have a manual, electric or fully automated system, we can provide each of these as well as retractable and aluminium patio awnings. We also offer custom patio awnings for the home as well as a wide range of lighting and heating options, should you want to use your patio awning to entertain guests late into the evening.

What’s more, each of our products comes with a five-year warranty to guarantee its durability and provide you with peace of mind.

If you’re looking to enjoy the views of your garden away from prying eyes or blinding sunlight, why not speak to a member of our team? Utilising our three decades’ worth of experience, we can help identify the best awning for your home, meeting your exact budgetary and lifestyle requirements.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you have any questions or queries regarding our patio awnings.

Suzan Redjeb
Suzan Redjeb
Aquarius Blinds provided an exceptional service from start to finish. The fitters, Kristian & Luke, were meticulous working to the highest standard. The rest of the team, Andrew, Rees and Abby all a pleasure to deal with. Would highly recommend Aquarius Blinds to friends and family.
ilevel ilevel
ilevel ilevel
Got our new electric blind fitted yesterday, very good service and done in time and all cleaned before leaving. The service from Aquarius is always brilliant - that's probably why this is the fourth item we have got from them. Can't recommend them enough
James Park
James Park
Blinds look great and work great and were installed on time and very professionally. I can wholeheartedly recommend using this company.
mark pinder
mark pinder
I had 6 x electric window roller blinds fitted, Aquarius provided excellent service through from estimating to fitting. very happy customer.
David Ogilvie
David Ogilvie
We have recently had an awning installed by Aquarius. From start to finish the service was most professional and efficient. From the Surveyor's visit through the Receptionist's calls & to the Installers. Everyone was friendly, slick and knowledgeable. We are very pleased. The components are from Germany and bear out the reputation of German manufacture. Everything was explained in detail before, during and after installation. We highly recommend Aquarius.
Kenneth Kane
Kenneth Kane
We can’t emphasize enough how delighted we were with the entire experience we had with Aquarius. From initial contact through to installation this company is professional, knowledgeable and guided us through every phase of the project. Initially we came to them looking for a skylight blind for a large 2.5x2.5 piece of glass to assist with privacy and temperature control. Having met them and gained complete confidence we also moved forward with 650x300 large Markilux awning. This seemed a daunting element given size and weight etc – but they made us completely comfortable that it could be a great solution. During the initial conversations they took the time to get to know our project and gave us a thorough feedback on available options and what they believed was the optimal approach. This consultation process should not be undervalued as we also approached other vendors that did not want to make this effort is getting to know us. This hands on approach gives the sense you are dealing with a bespoke project manager but at the same time they have the experience of a large operation. The onsite visits allowed us to put various options on the table to discuss as there was not just a hard coded sell and move on attitude. Rather they wanted us to get the best possible solution we could find. They coordinated fluidly with our builder and had direct communication as to technical needs such as supporting structured and electricals. Had they not done this directly it could have led to wasted time and money (which they saved us on both). From fabric colours to support brackets – there was no detail left to chance and they were very granular in showing us how it would mesh best with our other fixtures. All of this in the end ended up enhancing the overall look and feel and blending in perfectly. From ordering to arrival we were kept updated as to lead times and coordinating this with other parts of our building project. All correspondence (emails, phone calls) were met with quick and clear responses which allowed us to focus on other areas of the build. The installation team were world class. Punctual, courteous, hardworking – all the attributes that you hope for at the critical juncture that can define the overall success. They spent a significant amount of time ensuring we were happy with the angles and various aspects that could otherwise be overlooked. We had a comprehensive training and information session with them which again filled us with the confidence that they were invested in wanting their brand to be stamped alongside this product. We have had amazing response from our neighbours on both the skylight blind and what has become the showpiece of our garden – the awning. It has allowed us to enjoy hot summer afternoons and evenings in the comfort of our back patio. Elements like the Shade Plus (very cool) also provide amazing relief to our ground floor kitchen in keeping it from direct sunlight and has had a great impact on our energy consumption. All I can say is – give this company an opportunity and you will not be disappointed.
peter kirk
peter kirk
Great experience from initial contact to installation. Had previously attempted to purchase an awning from another company but the service was dreadful. Glad I chose Aquarius.
Marsha Beresford
Marsha Beresford
I have received excellent service from Aquarius for over 6 years they have installed both internal and external blinds. The latest installing a large 4 x 7 m garden awning. They are prompt efficient and I have recommended them to all my friends who have also used them.
David Camis
David Camis
If you are planning on getting an awning, then this is the place to come. We decided to get one and shopped around. Aquarius was definitely the most competitive on price. We went to their showroom and could see the one we wanted in action. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Andrew came and measured up. Very efficient from start to finish. Done a great job on installing, so thank you Andrew and your team on a great job.

Patio Awnings: The Key Features

  • Five-Year Warranty
  • Full Cassette Awnings
  • Semi & Open Cassette Systems
  • Frame Colour Options
  • Hundreds of Fabric Colours
  • Self-Cleaning Fabrics
  • Winding Operation
  • Electric & Automated Operation
  • Home Automation Compatibility
  • Heaters & Lights
  • Over & Under Glass Systems
  • Side Screens
  • Vertical Awnings
  • Systems Up To 18 Metres Wide
  • Projection Up To 6 Metres

Awnings FAQ

Awnings can provide protection from the rain, but the extent to which they can do so depends on the model you choose. Retractable awnings and pergolas can be installed with water-resistant fabrics which offer a degree of water protection. However, please bear in mind that your awning can become damaged if used under heavy rainfall.

The material used is important in the weather resistance of your awning or pergola. Canvas awnings can become saturated with water and damaged over time, but synthetic waterproof fabrics such as polyester or acrylic can be used in the rain. If you have a retractable awning, ensure that the material you choose is compatible.

Awnings can be fitted with weather sensors to offer added protection against bad weather, and we can advise you on the best models to choose if you want an extra layer of waterproof protection such as for commercial use.

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