Retractable Patio Canopy

Patio canopies can make your time spent outdoors much more pleasant and enjoyable, especially on a hot summer day. It’s a simple addition that can increase the aesthetic value of your property and bring functionality to your patio, terrace or balcony, giving you the chance to use it whenever you want without having to worry about the weather. Be it intense sunlight or light summer rain, such issues will no longer stop you from enjoying the fresh air as both you and your outdoor furniture will be safe from the elements. With a retractable canopy, it’s completely up to you to decide what kind of atmosphere you want to create – it’s easy and quick to use, and it gives your property a whole new look. Take your comfort to the next level and use your outdoor space to the fullest by adding our high-quality, custom-made canopies to the patio of your home or business.

Solutions designed with your comfort in mind

Sun canopies for patios are the perfect solution for anyone who wants to enjoy spending time outside without being bothered by heat and the sun. Their retractable construction is easy to operate and provides pleasant shade to relax in on a hot day, but if you find yourself craving the feel of sunshine on your skin – you can retract your canopy in a matter of seconds to invite the sun onto your patio. It’s this versatility that stands behind the popularity of our retractable canopies – it offers you the freedom to turn your outdoor space into a cosy seating area to entertain your guests or treat as your private haven ideal for a relaxing afternoon.

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But this solution comes with an added benefit as well, it can shield you from onlookers, and delivers some privacy for your outdoor seating area. So, whether it’s the worry of being seen or the unstable nature of British weather that’s stopping you from realising the full potential of your patio, our offer is the perfect solution!

Bespoke sun canopies for patios

At Awning Depot, we don’t make general assumptions about the needs of our customers and treat each order as a new challenge that requires a fresh look, full attention to detail and the utmost care during the manufacturing process and planning the installation. By choosing our services, you’re investing in solutions that are tailored to your expectations. You’re in charge of every decision from the size of your canopy to its style, colour, shape and the type of operation and on our part, we use the information you provide to create the final product that matches your requirements perfectly.

Our products are designed for optimal efficiency and comfort. We use durable and weather-resistant fabrics and sturdy aluminium components to ensure that the patio canopy you choose for your property retains its high quality and attractiveness for many years.

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Add style and beauty to your property

Our goal is to help you find solutions that provide the perfect fit for your building. A well-chosen canopy can not only complement a facade but also enhance its beauty and appeal. Choose the perfect size and shape for your patio, pick your preferred style and colour from the vast array of high-quality fabrics we offer, personalise its design with handcrafted signs or by adding a valance and turn your canopy into a functional yet distinctive feature of your property.

The canopies we offer are suitable for both residential and commercial properties. You can bring more style and comfort to your garden, add functionality to your flat with a balcony canopy or use the potential of your restaurant patio to add a few more outdoor tables. When used for business purposes, a canopy can offer one more benefit – it’s an additional advertising space to showcase your logo, brand colours or contact details.

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Technical Info

Made of extruded anodised aluminium

Made of glass filled nylon in grey or white

Easy to install by using aluminium hooks

100’s of colour fabrics from top European suppliers

Fixed in place

Made of flexible plastic to hide staples.


Projection: from 0.6 to 1.2 metre projection
Width: smallest canopy size 1 metres and up to 6 metres

Quality that comes from experience

What is the secret behind the high quality of our products? It’s our expertise that comes from over 17 years of experience in the industry and the attitude with which we approach our work. We don’t believe in universal solutions and always aim to meet the requirements of each individual customer to our full ability. We’re responsible for manufacturing the products we offer, and this puts us in a very unique position – we can carefully monitor every single step of the production process and make sure that only high-quality materials and components are selected.

However, it is not only the quality of the products themselves that determines the overall value of our offer, but also the expertise of our team. We work with trained specialists capable of carrying out even the most complex installation project with ease and professionalism to guarantee your satisfaction with the final effect. All you need to do is choose the canopy that meets your expectations, and we’ll take care of everything else, including its design, creation, delivery and installation.

Why canopies from Awning Depot?

  • Great, highly competitive price for a quality product.
  • Fast turnaround as canopies are manufactured and assembled here in the UK, rather than imported from overseas.
  • Dealing directly with a manufacturer rather than through distributors, you get personal service when selecting your customised, made to measure canopy from initial contact, design through to installation and after-sales service.
  • We do not use sub-contractors for installation – we have our own in-house experienced and knowledgeable installation team.
  • Wide choice of fabrics in stock.
  • For businesses, handcrafted signwriting for the main section and the valance to your design.
  • Quality built into our canopies using light, high-quality aluminium frames.
  • Good for smaller spaces where the projection area may be more limited.
  • Easy-to-operate manually retractable operation. 
  • Warranty of 1 year for canopies and 5 years for the canopy fabric from the fabric manufacturer.
  • In-house steel fabrication of canopy fixings suitable for your building structure e.g. wall brackets etc.
  • Great after-sales service.

Choose the high quality and professionalism that set us apart from the competition and give your property a brand-new look with a stylish bespoke canopy.

People Also Ask:

It’s a solution that combines high aesthetic value and practicality. This means that you can significantly improve the appearance of your home or business while protecting yourself from the UV rays and the elements to enjoy your outdoor space in any type of weather.

The decision between a fixed and retractable canopy should be based on your actual needs. Choosing the retractable option gives you more control over the conditions on your patio to enjoy it however you see fit. So, if it’s versatility that you’re interested in, this model is definitely the right choice for you.

If you do not want to have to deal with the installation yourself, you can simply order the installation service while buying your canopy. Our team of specialists will make sure that it’s fitted properly and is fully operational in the shortest time possible.

The retractable canopies we offer can be operated manually by using a cord pulley system. It’s easy to operate and enables the canopy to be quickly extended or retracted depending on the situation.

Our canopies can measure from 1 meter to 6 meters in width with a maximum projection of 1.2 meters. They are made to measure, so we can provide you with a solution that meets the requirements specified in the order.

All our products are manufactured using high-quality materials. We use sturdy aluminium components and durable fabrics to ensure that they last for many years without damages or loss of quality.