Timber alternative front doors are foil wrapped uPVC doors that have been designed and built to specifically look like wood but are virtually maintenance free. They have been created in such a way to suit any home, requirements and budget. Cherwell offer a range of front doors, as well as back and side doors, which ooze style and class.

Our range of double glazed timber alternative doors will compliment your home, whether you opt for our bespoke doors or standard doors, they are built to emulate the richness and depth of real timber but without the problems traditionally associated with wooden doors.

Colours and finishes

The benefits of a timber alternative door include a larger range of colours, finishes, glazing, security options and additional glass which can all be incorporated into the build of your door to harmonise with the style of your home. Each door comes complete with a secure multipoint locking system and has excellent thermal and sound proofing properties.


Our range of traditional, stormproof entrance doors ensure that you benefit from the latest technologies in security and weather resistant materials. We work with the most resilient of resources so that our doors are created to be able to withstand the harshest of weather conditions. Coupled with low maintenance, in many years to come your door will be as stunning as it is when it first arrives.


Our superior craftsmen will measure your door to allow a flawless and impeccable fit upon installation. Cherwell enlist professionals with superior knowledge, resulting in a seamless installation experience with little disruption. Our consultants will be available to go through the brochures and select the perfect composite doors for your home. Alternatively you can visit one of showrooms throughout Oxfordshire in Banbury, Henley on Thames and Beaconsfield.

Timber alternative entrance doors feature exquisite design and style, robust materials which are thicker than standard UPVC, and are completely inconspicuous with rustic, period, traditional or contemporary homes and cottages.



We recommend you visit one of our showrooms to experience the product for yourself and speak with one of our experts who’ll be able to help you decide which window is right for you. Our showrooms are located in;

  • Banbury, near to Oxford, Kidlington, Brackley and Bicester.
  • Henley on Thames, near to Marlow, Wallingford, Reading and Watlington
  • Beaconsfield, near to High Wycombe, Gerrards Cross and Amersham



Timber or Timber alternative – which one is right for my house?

Each material, both Timber and Timber Alternative (or looks like wood/timber), can bring benefits to your house in their own right so it’s impossible to say which one is better. From the beautiful warmth of timber to the low maintenance of timber alternative, we have created a guide to the each product.