• SWD Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Showroom Reopened in Time for Focus 2017 Event

    Our Chelsea showroom is now reopen following our recent revamp. This was just in time for the week long Focus 17 event, which brings together the design world for an impressive six-day event. Welcoming both trade and retail visitors, it provides a rare level of access inside the creative process of design, and serves to showcase the global talent behind it. With 120 Design Centre showrooms taking part (as well as outside participants in Chelsea), the inclusive event is all about sharing ideas, ...
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  • Fire Door Safety Week 25th September – 1st October 2017

    Fire Door Safety Fire door safety week, which runs from 25th September – 1st October 2017, aims to raise awareness of the critical role that fire doors play in protecting property and saving lives. Now more than ever, fire door safety should be taken seriously with only three months since the devastating inferno at Grenfell tower which tragically killed at least 80 people. More than one third of fire-related fatalities from April 2015 to March 2016 (where the cause of death was known) was ...
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September

2017

  • Autumn Inspiration With Our Woodland Doors

    Bring Autumn indoors with our new range of wooden doors Long gone is the unpredictability of the British summer and here comes the transition into winter with colder temperatures and darkening nights. One of the most beautiful sites in autumn is being surrounded by trees with orange and yellow leaves, a pleasure which is often lacking in city living. But even if you’re surrounded by suburbia, you can keep that woody cottage feeling year-round by bringing the outdoors into your interior decor...
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September

2017

  • Fire doors And Why They Are Essential For Loft Conversions

    Loft Conversions And Fire Doors Whilst loft conversions can be one of the most cost-effective ways to increase space without having to build out, it does however throw up a wealth of considerations. Here SWD answers some common FAQs: 1. Do Fire Doors need to be fitted in loft conversions? Yes, fire doors are essential in loft conversions. Building Regulations provide that when converting an existing roof space into a room, or rooms, the provisions for escape need to be considered. This o...
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September

2017

  • How To Position Interior And Exterior Doors

    The Placement of doors Aesthetics Doors really can add the glam in glamorous when it comes to improving the aesthetic appeal of your home . The correct placement of your interior and exterior doors is vital, as doors that are too narrow, or open the wrong way, will affect the aesthetics of your home, and can completely change the look and feel. Its important to understand that positioning not only include where the opening for the door is placed in the wall, but also swing direction, as both...
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September

2017

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