Traditional Timber French Doors

Our traditionally styled timber French doors provide exceptional levels of performance and durability. With a choice of one and two handle locking systems, our French doorsets are easy to operate.

The two handle locking system is our standard opening option; the one handle system is offered to replicate period design. For the one handle system, the master door is operated by a handle and the slave doors has shootbolts both top and bottom which are operated by a concealed lever that is accessible when the master door opens.

Outstanding security is provided by concealed multi-point locks with integrated shootbolts in the secondary door, and the incorporation of advanced cylinder locks. We only fit cylinder locks that meet the TS007 3 Star British Kitemark and the SS312 Sold Secure diamond standards (the highest rating in both schemes). To meet PAS 24 and The Building Regulations 2010: Security-Dwellings (Approved Document Q) standards, security laminated glass can be incorporated. We would recommend this for French doorsets at ground level and that are located at the rear of the property.

Protection against the elements is provided by concealed gaskets and sealing plugs between the doors, meaning that when the doors are closed the entirety of the frame is completely sealed. For a hardwearing finish all doors are provided with a stained hardwood cill as standard.

To achieve high levels of customisation our timber French doors are offered with a choice of glazing, paint and stain options plus a broad collection of door furniture. To provide period detailing we can also incorporate astragal bars into the design. To browse all options, please see the Materials tab.

  • Traditional Timber French Door Closed
  • Traditional Timber French Door Opening Out
  • Traditional dual colour timber French Door
  • Wooden French doors in dual colour
  • Double wooden French patio doorsets installed at a home in Knutsford.
  • Wooden French doors in closed position

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Traditional Timber French Doors - Key Features

Wooden French patio doors installed in Cator Estate, Blackheath.

A Choice of Opening Methods

We offer a two handle and a one handle locking system. The two handle locking system is our standard opening option. It operates by the master door locking into the slave door, with the slave door having both top and bottom shootbolts which are operated by a handle.

Timber French Door - concealed restrictor

Outward or Inward Opening

We offer both inward and outward opening French patio doorsets. All outward opening French doors are fitted with a restrictor to limit opening to 90 degrees to prevent damage from the door being blown in the wind.

Wooden doors - adjustable hinges

Adjustable for Perfect Operation

Our designs incorporate both adjustable hinges and keeps which allow the door to be set after installation and help to maintain the perfect balance between ease of closing and tight weathersealing.

Wooden French doors installed at Oakdene, Knutsford

Choice of Door Furniture

To meet your design needs we have four door furniture collections suitable for French doors: The Original, Classic, Foundry and Modern Collection.

Timber Coating Ral Colour Options

Paint and Stain Options

In addition to our standard colour palette we can provide almost any colour paint or stain finish. All we require is a RAL reference or a physical sample to match.

Timber French doorset leading into conservatory

Market-leading Guarantees

Our products are designed to provide you with years of high performance with minimal maintenance. This commitment to performance and longevity is backed by industry-leading guarantees which are reinforced by our suppliers

Services

We know that replacing wooden windows and doors can be a big undertaking, and so we offer a range of services to make the undertaking as simple and pain-free as possible.

Guarantees

Our industry leading manufacturer backed guarantees ensure that our windows and doors will last for many years.

  • 10 Year Glazing Unit Guarantee
  • 10 Year Hardware Guarantee
  • 30 Year Wood Preservative Guarantee
  • 7 Year Stain Coating Guarantee
  • 10 Year Paint Guarantee
  • 10 Year Weather Seal Guarantee