Leading developer Thakeham has once again appointed Soundcraft to supply and install SBD Aluminium Integrity Doors for a key housing project. Over the past few months, Soundcraft teams have been busy installing communal entrance doors for property blocks during the phased development of new homes at Hard Riding Farm in Pease Pottage, West Sussex. The […]
A recent project for Amingham Ltd, to replace communal doors at a residential block in Essex, reveals the transformation of vital security door entry systems with Soundcraft’s steel portcullis doors, utilising heavy duty ironmongery and finished to Ral 8016. With proven performance capabilities, the Soundcraft Series 2000 steel portcullis doors and screens have been trusted for many […]
Appointed by Rooff Ltd for Thurrock Council, Soundcraft has provided integral curtain walling and facet screens at the Argent Street scheme in Essex. As part of a development to provide 29 new council homes, Soundcraft’s skillful team completed the manufacture and installation of ground floor curtain wall systems to establish a communal entrance for the […]
The Docklands landscape continues to showcase Soundcraft’s expertise within high-profile properties following the manufacture of performance doors to all six phases of this vast development programme. Since starting the project in 2016, Soundcraft has consistently and successfully supplied bespoke products to one of the capital’s prime residential developments. Working closely with key carpentry subcontractors; Ruddy […]
Glazed panels play an important role in security doors. On its own, a panel designed for security purposes does not make a door secure – but it contributes to the performance of the product as a whole. Glazing may be seen as a ‘weak spot’, but it provides much-needed visibility for occupants and building users […]
When it comes to doors designed for security, particularly communal security doors, a Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation is instantly recognisable – and the marketplace generally wants SBD-standard doors made from steel or aluminium. There are plenty of projects, however, where a door with SBD accreditation, or a metal door, is not required. In this […]
Communal security doors welcome people to a building but are also the first line of defence against anti-social behaviour. Achieving the right specification so residents enjoy being secure in their homes without feeling prisoner is a delicate balance. The Portcullis timber door range by Soundcraft can help provide that balance and has proved popular with social […]
Soundcraft has been appointed by Main Contractor United Living to work on the large-scale regeneration of Pollards Hill Estate. Pollards Hill is set to be transformed into a million-pound Estate regeneration programme. The rejuvenation will assist with the improvement of existing homes as well as the creation of new homes.
When it comes to sourcing doors, there’s a lot to think about — such as appearance, materials and security. This is certainly true for communal security doors, which are often subjected to vigorous wear and tear.
If you’re specifying communal security doors (CSDs) for a social housing block of flats, there are many options to choose from and deciding what kind of door to use can seem like a difficult task.