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Wooden Front Doors

The Sash Window Workshop manufactures and installs new wooden front doors for period homes

Over the years, we have created a Classic rangeWhich? Trusted Trader of door designs, including Georgian front doors, Victorian timber front doors and Edwardian front doors which are sympathetic to period buildings. We can also provide bespoke detailing to match the style of any existing door as required.

Designed to be in keeping with the character of your home

Our timber front doors

All our new wooden front doors come with extensive guarantees and are bespoke, made to an individual design that is agreed with you prior to manufacture.

Our doors are made in our workshops in Bracknell, Berkshire by our highly skilled craftsmen.

We incorporate the very latest in door technology so as to ensure industry leading security, insulation, durability, finish and reliability.

Your new front door will conform to or exceed relevant building regulations (FENSA) requirements for complete new timber doors, including the frame, as well as complying with European quality standards EN1279 for glazing and EN14351 for manufacturing quality, where relevant.

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Bespoke Entrance Doors

Our bespoke front doors can be made with or without glazing panels to suit your requirements and the period of your property.

We can manufacture front doors to suit a range of period properties including Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and 1920/30s homes.

If you are unsure what style of front door is right for your home, read our article on Matching the Right Timber Front Door Style for your Period Property.


Period Front Doors London and Southern England

Established in 1994, we have 30 years experience installing replacement Front doors in London and across the South of England, including in OxfordshireSurrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Hertfordshire.

When replacing your front door we will also remove and dispose of your old front door for you.

Please note that if the property is over 18 metres tall, FENSA will not issue a certificate. You will instead need to contact your local council to arrange for Local Authority Building Inspectors to certify that the Front door complies with building regulations.

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Replacement Timber Front Door and Frame

All our timber front doors come fully factory finished, painted with the requested ironmongery installed.

We replace both the front door and frame, and can also replace any side lights or fan lights if required.

We aim to use only the best materials for your new front door. We consider a number of key factors when deciding what timber to use for our new front doors.

We are fully FSC® certified, and manufacture our timber doors from Accoya™ or durable hardwood.  Click here to find out more about the type of timber that we use.

Glass & Glazing, Paint & Coatings, Locks & Furniture

We can offer bespoke glazing specifications to suit your requirements. Our wide range of suppliers enables us to cater for a large range of applications and glass styles, such as: patterned glass; obscure glass especially for front doors; and safety and laminated glass.

All our painted wooden front doors have at least three factory-applied coats of paint. These comprise of: basecoat primer; preservative undercoat; and white semi-gloss topcoat finish.  If required, we can also offer a large range of coloured paints, as well as bespoke plain and waxed hand coated finishes from specialist suppliers at an extra cost. Find out more about our paint and stain finishes.

In addition to our standard door furniture, we can source bespoke locks and ironmongery from specialist suppliers to best complement your timber door.

Stained Glass Front Door

To view examples of our previous work, view our gallery pages.


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After Front Door Replacement

In additional to wooden front doors, we also manufacture and install complete new sash windows, casement windows, external bi-folding doors and French doors, alongside offering a range of window repair services including draught proofing.




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