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Custom Door Sets
Attention to detail is at the heart of every
Longden's experts work closely with all those involved in the
specification of custom doors and doorsets to establish the best approach
to each project whether it be restoration, conservation, adaptation
of historic and commercial buildings or a new-build.
All Longden custom timber door sets are manufactured
individually to order, giving total design freedom and the
capability to match existing door sets perfectly or to give complete
individuality to a new project.
Years of investment in people, including the provision of
apprenticeships and a comprehensive training programme,
has resulted in exceptionally high rates of staff retention and a
workforce whose positive, customer-focused attitudes and pride in
their work have helped to further enhance Longden's reputation
for expertise and traditional craftsmanship.
A truly bespoke joinery specialist, Longden is supported by the
resources and modern techniques of Leaderflush Shapland, the
UK's leading manufacturer of performance doorsets.
With the capacity to deliver, whatever the requirement or size of project, Longden is a major player in the solid
timber custom door sets market. This is underlined by the extensive product portfolio which includes panelled
doors, both raised and fielded and flat panel, as well as horizontal or vertical boarded doors and screens.
Technical expertise is available at all stages of the specification and procurement process. At Longden, we also
recognise the skills needed to install custom door sets correctly and, as such, can offer assistance on the latest
techniques to help installers.
Longden shares its customers' concern for sustaining the earth's
resources. We have developed an Environmental Management
System in accordance with BS EN ISO 14001:2004, based on
a policy of sustainability and reduction of carbon emissions.
Custom doors and door sets from Longden can be specified using solid
timber and timber-based raw materials approved by the Forest
Stewardship Council (FSC) and exclusively from well-managed
and sustainable sources.
View more information on Longden's FSC registration
View our complete environmental policy and timber purchasing policy
All our doors and doorsets are fully certified to recognised
performance standards. The company is accredited to
BS EN ISO 9001: 2008. All fire resisting products are
manufactured under the intensive CERTIFIRE Independent
Product Conformity Scheme. Every fire door or doorset
carries a tamper evident and fully traceable label with clear,
Health and Safety
Longden operates a strict Health and Safety policy and has
achieved BS OHSAS 18001:2007 standard.
Continuing product development and an exhaustive performance
testing programme enable us to offer a wide scope of certified custom
door sets. In addition to regular performance testing by UKAS
accredited independent bodies, our in-house test facility allows
continuous product development and quality assurance checks.
Our test facilities include a furnace for full size doorsets and
cyclic testing rigs, as well as equipment for assessing mechanical
properties and security performance. But this innovative approach
is also applied to customer service and procurement initiatives to
meet the challenges of today's construction industry.