Known by various names around the Country such as Bonnet, Basket or Hood blinds, the most common variation is,

The Dutch Blind.

Dutch blind awnings scotlandThe framework is constructed from silver anodised aluminium extrusion (which can also be powder coated to different colours). The extrusion takes a PVC insert to which the fabric of choice is attached.

The dutch canopy | Awnings Scotland

A retractable Dutch Blind is generally operated by a cord and pulley system secured to a cleat. On larger blinds there are alternative methods. Either a gear or detachable winding handle or electrically operated.

Dutch Blinds come in myriad shapes and sizes – either retractable or rigid dependant on the measurement and style of any individual requirements. The extrusion can also be formed into a variety of curved shapes.

dutch blind from awnings scotland


Dutch Blinds can be covered in a vast range of colour and fabrics including the state of the art ‘Telya’ which is 100% waterproof and recyclable with welded seams for extra strength.