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Timber Alternative

Wood effect front doors

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, side and cottage doors, which ooze style and class.

Our range features 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.

Our wood effect 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 timber alternative front doors includes 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 composite 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 Door


Our timber alternative doors are hand-finished by traditionally skilled craftsman as well as by our technicians ensuring exceptional quality control throughout the manufacturing process.


Our doors are built to be as secure as possible and are supplied with comprehensive multi-point locking systems.


We will arrange for a survey to be carried out and will provide the exact door size and frame size to ensure they fit perfectly when installed. All our doors are installed by a team of fitters that are employed by Cherwell, so there are no third-parties involved.


  • Locking

    Multi point hook locking mechanism

  • Security

    Superios compression on locking mechanism

Technical Specifications

Stormproof Finishes
Authentic timber effect lamination yes
Traditional and contemporary stsyles yes
Maintenance free yes
High security multi-point locking system yes
Arris detail to all joints yes
Ovalo detailed 44mm aluminium low threshold yes
Bespoke glass design service available yes
Mechanically jointed cross transoms and mullions yes
Optional Townhouse, handle free door lock yes
Paint finishes
Bespoke and standard design options yes
Excellent durability against daily wear yes
Quality range of period and modern hardware yes
Available in solid brass yes
Available in wrought iron yes
Glazing options
Fully glazed yes
Half glazed yes
Leaded glass design yes
Obscure Glass designs yes
Vision etched designs yes
Fusion glass designs yes
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