• SWD celebrates the Evening Standard’s ‘Best Luxury Home’ of 2019

    2019 has been an exciting year of growth and continued excellence for SWD, not least for the recognition given to one of our luxury projects in the Evening Standard New Homes Awards. Judged by readers, the awards champion inventive design, hi-tech features and quality finishes. Winner of ‘Best Luxury Home’ was Wellington House in Surrey, introduced as a “French Provincial-inspired mansion” with a “lavish, meticulously crafted interior with Art Deco and midcentury modern flourishes”. ...
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October

2019

  • The Advantages of Pre-Hung Door Sets

    Pre hung door sets, what are they exactly? A pre hung door set is when along with the door leaf the frames and often the architraves are also supplied. More importantly the frames and the doors are all machined with the hinges and the locks and latches. If you are not familiar with doors being supplied in this way, then you definitely must live in the UK. In mainland Europe and most other countries in the world, this is normally what people are used to. Can you imagine if when you bought wind...
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August

2019

  • Sliding Door Cage Systems – The Advantages

    Sliding door cage systems over the last few years have become more and more popular. SWD's fitting teams have installed most of the cage systems that are available on the market. So what is a cage system? A cage system is a complete kit which includes the top track, the guide pin and the framework for the pocket itself which is boarded over and then plastered. The alternative to a cage system would be just to build 2 walls with a gap between them. The walls can be constructed either from s...
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August

2019

  • SWD Increases Value of Kensington Project

    SWD worked in collaboration with developer Vision Space Ltd to help double the value of a property in London’s prestigious Kensington. The model of the door was 1004 in walnut. The main objective of the client was to amalgamate two apartments into a single 4,000sqft lateral space to create both an elegant and chic solution, reflecting their high-end taste in terms of finishes and interiors, and also a peaceful, comfortable and spacious living space. Firas Ali, Managing Director of Vision Sp...
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August

2018

  • London Design Week 2018

    London Design Week 2018 is comprised of over 100 events, one of which turned the exclusive Chelsea Harbour Design Centre into a buzzing hub for creatives, designers and innovators alike. Solid Wooden Doors attended the visionary event for the 8th year in a row since opening its doors in the Design Centre in 2010. The event offers a glimpse into the collections and designs of neighbouring showrooms with ample opportunity to meet the designers too. This gave attendees a behind-the-scenes look at t...
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April

2018

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