Regardless of the specific type of institution or the project’s characteristics, doors are an incredibly important architectural consideration, from perspectives of both aesthetics and functionality.

RW Joinery have a vast wealth of experience operating within this sector, supplying and fitting doorsets. Selecting the materials and details for doorset solutions within this sector involves forming a balance between numerous key factors, including legislation, durability and of course cost.

This experience equips us with the expertise required to provide solutions which are not only functional but also meet the numerous compliance levels, as outlined in the DCSF document, ‘Shaping the Future of Education’. This requires doorsets to have a number of functional attributes which include fire resistance, acoustic performance and smoke control.

At RW Joinery we can assist clients in the education sector from the earliest stages of the project, in order to develop integrated doorset solutions that combine features and ironmongery that deliver the optimum level of functionality and performance, whilst ensuring that compliance levels are met.

Due to the specific nuances of the daily use of doorsets within an education institution and the potential risks which can result, including physical damage resulting from trapped fingers and damage to the door itself from impacts and heavy use, it is important to ensure preventative measures are incorporated into the design of every solution.

We have designed numerous functional solutions for our clients based in the education sector. These include anti-trap finger protection mechanisms, door and frame leading edge high impact PVC protection and post-formed doorsets for use within changing room environments. RW Joinery is able to offer both expertise and advice to enable for these solutions to be seamlessly integrated into your institution.

There is increased pressure for educational institutions to provide learning environments which are not only functional, but are also aesthetically stimulating. Under these requirements, which are outlined in ‘Approved Document M- Access to and Use of Buildings in the code of practice BS8300’, certain features and surfaces are required to visually contrast with their surroundings. RW Joinery and our partners are able to manufacture and supply doorsets which offer a diverse spectrum of aesthetics, to match the requirements of your interior. Our options include traditional painted wooden doorsets, through to more contemporary options such as high pressure laminates, through coloured PVC and GRP doorsets.

To find out more about how we can help your educational institution, or for details about our product range, contact us by calling 0161 480 8722 or by email to

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