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The UK's widest range of residential, fire and flood resistant composite doors, Bowater Doors supply made to measure low maintenance exterior entrance doors to the new build, commercial, and social housing markets.
With over 15 years experience in the commercial sector, Bowater Doors has supplied thousands of composite doors to housebuilders, ALMOs, LARPs and HARPs throughout the UK. More info
Elderly residents at a housing scheme in Morpeth will be protected from any future floods by DuoGuard, the specialist flood protection door developed by Bowater Doors – a division of Bowater Building Products, the UK’s leading manufacturer of energy efficient doors, windows and fenestration packages. Challoners Gardens, a development of 45 bungalows owned and operated by Isos Housing, was so badly affected by floods when the nearby River Wansbeck burst its banks in 2008 that residents had to be evacuated. To prevent this happening again, Isos and its consultants, Faithful & Gould, specified that DuoGuard doors should be fitted front and back on all the...
A fire door from Bowater Doors proved its worth at a recent blaze in Birmingham in which the walls were so hot they glowed and yet the door remained in one piece – only requiring new intumescent seals by way of repair. The fire at the eight storey block of flats in Longbridge was caused by water flooding into the switchgear room from a third storey flat and so triggering an explosion so violent that it destroyed the mains cable. The neighbouring flat – and all the flats in the block – were protected by a Bowater fire door and survived with nothing more than cosmetic smoke damage. “The tenant was very pleased because all the door needed was a wash...
As part of a huge project all across Birmingham, Bowater Projects has replaced PVC-U windows and doors in a large number of properties. This huge project is part of the Decent Homes programme. Birmingham City Council has been working with Bowater Projects to replace thousands of frames in a range of properties across the city, from flats and houses to maisonettes. The old existing windows and doors in these properties have been removed and new System 10 PVC-U windows and doors have been installed instead. Although many different types of windows have been installed, the majority of replacements have been casement windows, and they have all been made by Shelforce. The...
With specifiers and homeowners alike increasingly turning to GRP Composite doors for their thermal performance and durability, so the UK’s leading manufacturer, Bowater Doors, has developed a unique concept called ‘Doors for Life’ which not only ‘future proofs’ properties to meet the highest insulation and security standards, but also allows the doors to be quickly and cost effectively upgraded on site, to meet the changing requirements of the specifier or homeowner. The range offers double rebate with double compression seals doors, fire doors and single rebate doors, which offer U-values ranging up to 0.8Wm2K – the...