Over the last 16 years, Urban Front have worked closely with many architects on exciting commercial, domestic and personal projects in the UK and internationally. We are involved in various stages of a project from initial budget planning to floorplans and tenders.
Keep reading below to learn more about the benefits of working with Urban Front as your door partner. You'll also find our full range of door specifications for download and the option to request .dwg files.
Investing in an Urban Front door means you are investing in every hour we have spent making our doors the best they can be.
Amongst many things, we consider:
We will work closely with you to understand every bespoke requirement and help you to achieve all the small but important details that will give you the end result you want.
We provide advice at the early stages of a design build to help you choose the best Urban Front door(s) to suit your design aspiration, location and the exposure.
And we're also delighted to offer the following:
1. Solutions for frontages and internally with advice on best product and performance
2. Advice for eco-friendly solutions, those with budget restrictions and projects with multiple doors by developers.
3. CAD drawings can be requested here or from our office on 01494 778 787
4. Detailed specifications for download can be found here (and also further down this page)
5. Samples & visuals/mockups to help you imagine and choose
6. CPD presentations for up to 20 staff, learn more here
7. Important & useful information that you can pass to your clients for your peace of mind
Our staff collectively have over 100 years experience designing, making and developing new ideas on doors.
We aren't just experts on our doors but on frontages as well and can advise you on elements that you hadn't even realised were important. Like how to support the front door correctly in Architectural glazing or considering the right door for an air test.
You can contact us any time by:
Since 2013, Urban Front have been part of the RIBA CPD Network.
2. An inspirational, RIBA certified book "Door Couture" is available from our online shop and Amazon online.
3. A large selection of CPD certified reading materials and blogs across this website - you can view them all here.
For most of us the front door is the threshold between our public and our private lives. The Door Couture book celebrates one of the most important components in any home. Beautifully illustrated and conceived and a must have for anyone interested in design.
Heinz Richardson, Jestico and Whiles Architects
Sustainability is also an important part of our business DNA. Learn more about our tree planting partnership here.
Designs & pricing
Our custom pricing starts from the numbers quoted below. Click the images to view our different designs and learn more about each product.
Download specifications, request dwg. files or an architect pack
Use the links below to browse our specs or get in touch with us to request dwgs and an architect pack. You're welcome to visit our Buckinghamshire showroom (where it's feasible) but you can also take an online tour in our virtual showroom.
Lead times, ordering & other FAQs
Yes we have made a variety of doors for commercial application including front doors to buildings, hotels, hairdressers, dentists, hospitals, schools and offices.
Our lead time varies throughout the year depending on how busy we are and the type/quantity of door you require.
Our normal timings are:
You will be informed at the quotation and/or ordering stage if there are any forseeable changes to this timing structure.
Or give us a ring on 01494 778 787 if you'd prefer to discuss your requirements over the phone. One of our team members will then follow up with a formal quote price.
When you're ready to place an order, we'll e-mail you a Proforma invoice.
We require 50% of the order value to secure the order and place it into production. The remaining 50% will be due the week before the door is ready to be shipped.
We accept payment by all major credit cards, including AMEX, bank transfers and cheques.
As soon as your order is confirmed, we'll ask you to confirm the very final sizes and a couple of other specification points. Within 3 days, we'll then send CADs for final approval and signing.
As soon as we receive these back, the door is placed into production.
Depending on where the door is in the production process, it may be possible to amend or cancel an order. However, as materials are ordered and manufactured bespoke, any costs occurred to that point would need to be covered by you.
We can offer trade prices to Ltd. companies and will include this on our quote (make sure to let us know who you are when you request a quote!).
If you or your company are TrustMark or Microgeneration Certification Scheme-registered, then our doors are suitable for you to order on behalf of your client, under the Green Grant scheme.
Contact us on 01494 778 787 if you would like to discuss or if you need further information.
Call us on 01494 778 787 Mon-Fri to discuss your door needs.
Alternatively, e-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
Beyond the obvious functionality, front doors have long had strong symbolic and aesthetic roles to play in the design of our homes. Their contemporary role is no different yet the messages have changed. The beautifully designed, Door Couture book inspires us to think in greater detail about the role it now plays and how this translates into the ever important first impression.
Expert in sustainable architecture and TV Presenter, Oliver Heath