Why Choose Us
A Variety of Awnings
A Personalized Design Process
100% Customer Satisfaction
Dorchester Awning Company started as a family owned business in 1901 building Surrey tops for horse drawn buggies. Over the decades the company expanded into Awnings, Tents and other Shade products.
Always a family owned business, in 2006 the company was acquired by Mark and Andrea Lampson. Dorchester Awning has grown and diversified beyond simple fabric products and now includes:
- Canopies, Storefront Awnings, Large Venue Awnings
- Retractable Awnings, Pergola Canopies and Shade Sails
- Retractable Fabric Roof Systems
- Metal Awnings
- Nationwide and International Accounts
- Winter Removal & Storage
- Special and Custom Projects
Our company has a tradition of 100% customer satisfaction, service and quality that stretches back to 1901.
Our #1 goal is to delight our customers such that they consider us their ‘awning company’ for life.
Because the customer has a need, we have a job to do.
Because the customer has a choice, we must be the better choice.
Because the customer has sensibilities, we must be considerate.
Because the customer has an urgency, we must be quick.
Because the customer is unique, we must be flexible.
Because the customer has high expectations, we must excel.
Because the customer has influence, we have the hope of more customers.
Because of the customer, We Exist!
The wind speed gauge showed 65 MPH tonight. It’s still standing.
-Gary, awning owner on a bluff in Wellfleet, MA
We understand the value of a first impression, and for that reason we aim to make your awning show off everything you have in store just beyond the front door. Whether you are looking for that perfect home aesthetic or a large commercial project, we will work with you to design and personalize your awnings or canopy to achieve just the result you are looking for. We can draw on Engineering, Design Renditions and other tools to help you visualize and lay out your project for a perfect result.
Your Full-Service Awning Company in Boston, Cape Cod, All of Eastern MA, Southern NH and Northern RI
At Dorchester Awning, we provide a full range of Awning, Canopy and Fabric Structures and Services.
Whether you are an Architect, just starting to develop a commercial awning, tension structure, or simple storefront canopy or you are a homeowner looking to add a retractable awning, residential window awnings or a freestanding canopy to your home. Our professional staff will work with you from concept to completion and beyond. We have helped to develop, fabricate and install awning and canopy systems from Connecticut to Maine – with a heavy geographic presence on Cape Cod, All of Eastern MA, Southern NH, and Northern RI, Boston, Boston suburbs, and the South Shore and North Shore of MA. In addition, our wholesale division currently provides hundreds of awnings that are shipped nationwide and to Puerto Rico.