Residential and Commercial Outdoor Pergolas


Modern Retractable Pergola Systems

Our beautifully designed, modern retractable pergolas provide an elegant and durable shading solution for both residential and commercial projects. With a selection of resistant and elegant fabrics to choose from, our electric retractable pergolas can be provided with either aluminium or timber frames, for durable outdoor shading solutions that blend into any environment.

Shade Space’s residential and commercial pergolas are available in a wide range of design options, as seen below.


Flat Roof Motorised Pergolas

Our flat roof motorised pergolas allow you to enjoy all of the benefits of the great outdoors, whilst preventing becoming victim to the unpredictable British weather. Whether for your home or for your business: our retractable pergolas can transform your patio, terrace or rooftop bar into an entertaining and dining area you can use all year round.


Pitched Roof Pergolas

Our pitched roof retractable pergola systems are designed to offer style and elegance to your outdoor space. We are happy to tailor projects to suit your needs. At Shade-Space, we can provide pitched roof electric pergolas that are highly adaptable and suitable for any weather conditions.


Roll Out Retractable Roof Pergolas

Our roller pergolas help to provide all-year-round flexibility to any outdoor space, providing the perfect balance of shade and sunlight. Our roll out roof pergolas accommodate your preferences effortlessly. Enjoy the practicality of flexible outdoor space by incorporating one of our roll out awnings into your design.


Wooden Pergolas

Our wooden pergolas with retractable roofs create a warm and cosy outdoor space, using the soft feel of wood to complement your building. We have a wide range of timber pergola designs for you to choose from, all of which are specifically crafted to hide the metal framework of the retractable pergola and give your space a light natural feel.


For luxury residential and commercial premises

At Shade Space, we provide a range of tailored shading solutions for high-end residential projects and luxury homes, as well as commercial projects. Our design team can propose breathtaking and imaginative solutions to almost any outdoor space, taking into account the particularities of each setting. We can present pergola designs with roofs that enhance your building’s aesthetics, frame your view and protect you from the elements. Our retractable pergola systems can be complemented with the addition of RGB or LED lights, heaters and surrounding glass screens or vertical blinds. All of these options can be easily operated by remote control.

With a full range of frame colours and finishes, including timber frames, our pergola awnings can be incorporated into the design of hotel facades or cafe terraces. Our electric retractable pergolas add a design feature that is both practical and beautiful.


Motorised Pergolas

Motorised pergola systems are one of the most popular shading solutions for terraces, courtyards, patios, pubs and rooftop bars. Providing a sturdy and solid frame that supports a retractable canopy, our motorised pergolas are available in a variety of durable and elegant materials.

Residential projects can enjoy the benefit of extended living areas, allowing users to spend more time outside in comfort. For our commercial customers, the extension of their outdoor dining and service areas provides a significant number of benefits to the business, allowing them to utilise outdoor spaces whatever the weather. Our retractable roof pergolas have been carefully designed to be functional, aesthetically pleasing and easy to maintain.


Add style and comfort to your motorised pergola

Our electric retractable pergola systems come in a wide range of variations, designed to stand alone or to meet our customers’ specific needs in accordance with their business and the nature of their premises. With our range of connected products, we can offer a wide array of options for each retractable roof pergola, such as glass screens and doors, retractable fabric blinds, or heating and lighting: all of these options can be controlled remotely at the touch of a button. Tell us about your project and let us advise you on the most efficient and user-friendly options to suit your needs. We can tailor your motorised pergola to tie in perfectly with your existing decor and further enhance your property.

Shade-Space boasts over 25 years of experience in the UK blind and awning industry and we pride ourselves on delivering exciting projects backed up by great customer service. If you have any questions about our retractable roof pergolas, please get in touch. We are always delighted to help.


For your retractable roof pergola

Shade-Space are industry-leading specialists in designing, installing and maintaining retractable roof pergolas. With over 25 years of industry experience, we provide innovative and elegant design solutions tailored to even the most complicated outdoor spaces.

Our dedicated manufacturing facility in Central London is strategically located to ensure optimal response and delivery times to our clients. We pride ourselves on our craftsmanship and level of customer service. Our project management team works regularly with building contractors and architects to provide shading solutions for large-scale, complex residential and commercial projects. We are fully committed to delivering excellence in everything we do, ensuring that your pergola awning project, be it big or small, adds an air of luxury to your outdoor space. If you’d like to speak to our industry-leading pergola specialists for your next project, get in touch today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a motorised pergola?

A motorised pergola is a sophisticated outdoor structure, designed to enhance comfort and convenience. It features a retractable roof controlled by an electric motor, allowing you to effortlessly adjust the amount of shade or sunlight in your outdoor space.

Can you add a retractable roof to a pergola?

Yes, you can add a retractable roof to a pergola. Our retractable roof pergolas bring versatility to your outdoor space, allowing you to enjoy both open-air and shaded settings.

Are pergolas with a retractable roof worth it?

Yes. By installing a pergola with a retractable roof system, you can ensure year-round enjoyment of your outdoor area while preserving its aesthetic appeal.

Are retractable pergolas waterproof?

Yes. Our retractable roof pergolas are made with water-proof fabrics. They are designed to provide protection from rain, making the pergola suitable for use even in wet weather conditions.

What is the best roof to put on a pergola?

The best roof for a pergola depends on your specific needs and preferences. At Shade Space, we offer a wide range of materials and would be more than happy to discuss your requirements to find the best option for you.

Do you need planning permission for a pergola with a roof?

You may need planning permission for a pergola with a roof, but this can depend on various factors, including the size, location and design of the pergola. For example, you will need planning permission if it is to be placed in a conservation area. Our experienced team can offer their advice and guidance on whether you need planning permission for your pergola.

Can you have a pergola next to a fence?

Yes, you can have a pergola next to a fence, if it is within 2 metres of your property boundary. Placing a pergola near a fence can create a beautiful and private outdoor space, but it must not encroach on your neighbour’s property.

What is the difference between a canopy and a pergola?

A canopy is a fabric or material covering that provides shade and protection from the sun and rain. A pergola, on the other hand, is a freestanding, permanent outdoor structure with posts and beams. Pergolas can support a variety of roof types, such as flat, pitched and wooden.

Is it safe to attach a pergola to a house?

Attaching a pergola to a house is safe when it is installed correctly by professionals.

Please Feel Free to Get in Touch

For more information about any of our retractable roof pergolas contact our team today! Call: 0203 924 0000 or Email: sales@shade-space.co.uk, alternatively send a Message via our enquiry form.

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