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Door Construction

One piece garage doors

Up and over doors are the most widely fitted doors in the UK and are at their finest here in the Wessex range. The range of styles is the most diverse and attractive available anywhere!

Wessex up and over doors are built onto a strong, corrosion protected steel chassis that provides a protective “picture frame” edge all around the door panel. The chassis is supplied in white, brown or black dependent on door colour and frames are available to match). Doors are available in two build types:

3 Crown Range

Our standard build specification. Three Crown doors are available in standard and made to measure sizes and feature a corrosion protected steel chassis to provide added strength and rigidity. They are available with canopy or retractable gear and with window options where applicable.

4 Crown Range

On Four Crown doors the back of the door panel is covered with a “flowcoat” of resin for increased rigidity and a neat interior finish in light reflecting white. They are available with canopy or retractable gear and with window options where applicable.

Chassis Colour

White doors will come on a white chassis, ebony woodgrain doors on black chassis and all other woodgrain colours on brown chassis. Red, Green and Blue colours and Coastal colours on a white or black chassis.

Inside face of the door (retractable gear shown)

Single door canopy gear combines compactness with simplicity. Retractable gear offers smoother operation with lower maintenance and is ideal for electric operators.

Doors over 8'0" (2438mm) wide and over 7'0" (2134mm) high are only supplied on retractable gear.

Chassis corner details in each of the colour options.

Up and over doors are available in a choice of canopy or retractable lifting gear. Canopy lifting gear is available for single doors, whilst retractable gear is suitable for all single and double doors.

The further option of a frame for ease of fitting provides a complete ‘low maintenance’ solution.

Side Hinged garage doors

The Wessex range of side hinged doors is amongst our most popular ranges. The traditional side hinged door is brought right up to date with modern materials and hardware. No tired, sagging door leaves and hinges here! Just reliable day-in-day-out operation. 

Platinum Range

The Platinum range is built onto a strong, corrosion protected steel chassis that provides a protective "picture frame" edge all around the door panel.

  • 60mm Frame (60mm frame legs, 60mm frame head)
  • 2/3 Steel Hinges each side  (dependent on size) colour matched to the frame
  • Black plastic lever handle inside and out
  • Door stays available as an option
  • Two shoot bolts (inactive leaf)
  • Anodised Amluminium handle availabe as an option in white or Chrome effect
  • Outward opening, right hand leading leaf viewed from outside (left hand leading leaf optional extra)


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GRP Gloss White Garage Door

GRP Gloss White Garage Doors

3, 4 Crown GRP Gloss White Up & Over Garage Doors.

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GRP Woodgrain Garage Door

GRP Woodgrain Garage Doors

3, 4 Crown GRP Woodgrain Up & Over Garage Doors.

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Side Hinged Garage Door

Side Hinged Garage Doors

The new Platinum range of side hinged doors in Gloss white and Woodgrain finishes.

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The Coastal Garage Door Range from Wessex

The perfect match for contemporary house designs.

View Range

The beauty of wood,
without the worry

What is GRP?

Wessex uses the finest softwood timber masters to create moulds with enhanced grain and detailing that no exterior grade timber can match.

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Spare Parts

A wide range of replacement parts including springs,
cables, rollers and
replacement Handsets
for next day delivery

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