Steel look doors in Knowle

Demonstrating how Aluco products can create focal-point designs is an installation of steel look doors in Knowle, West Midlands. We’ve crafted a bespoke curved head screen spanning from the ground to the first floor in a brick-built barn conversion design featuring double doors, side panels and fixed glazing above. The doors and surrounding glazing create a bold statement to this beautiful family home.

Black steel look doors in Knowle, West Midlands

Knowle is a village in Solihull Borough Council with a long history, and its homes are a mix of character properties, cottages and larger homes. With lots of farmland barn style homes are popular.

The project is a substantial brick residential property in a classic barn style featuring an arched screen. Working with our long-established Aluco Approved Dealer, Fox Windows, we’ve manufactured a steel-inspired entrance, creating a dominant feature within the property. Typical houses in this style can include visible timbers internally, a large expansive interior with high ceilings, galleried landings, large windows and, of course, the feature screen spanning the height of the building.

Aluco Exterior Collection Double Doors

The design of these beautiful steel look doors in Knowle starts with our Exterior Door Collection. Available as double doors in flexible sizes, these doors comprise thermally insulated aluminium profiles protected by a professionally applied colour finish.

The design of the screen comes in two parts: the ground floor double doors with side panels. The glazed curved head screen above connects the doors in eight panes.

close up of curve head door screen spanning two floors

The curving of aluminium is a specialised process. Once the structural opening is built, a template is taken to establish accurate manufacturing sizes. The curved head framing is then shaped using specialist bending equipment. Manufacturing these types of curved head designs takes expertise because the mullions joining the curve also need shaping and machining to create a seamless joint.

The overall design uses our classic steel-inspired frame profiles with a stepped-edge appearance, and the doors have desirable feature plates behind the lever handles, replicating classic metal doors. The entire screen is also energy efficient using highly insulated glazing, comprising toughened safety glass, having a soft-coat low-emissivity coating, warm edge spacer bars and argon gas fill.

Inside and out, these steel look doors in Knowle are powder coated in the popular matt black finish, RAL 9005. Finishing off the doors are matching black lever handles and hinges.

The entire installation demonstrates the design, quality and luxury available with all Aluco products and their ability to transform any home.

Whether you need new windows and doors to replace your dated glazing or for a new extension or building project, the Aluco Exterior Collection provides what we believe to be the best-made, styled and designed. Our collection includes steel-look single and double doors, a range of exterior windows, and bifold doors. All are expertly crafted by us and installed by our trained and professional dealer network with stunning showrooms around the UK. The Aluco look is unique, and we believe Aluco doors and windows are the last you will ever buy.

Slim aluminium frames, gorgeous hardware, desirable aesthetics and the familiar styling of classic metal doors. There is nothing better.

Steel look doors in Knowle, West Midlands and Nationwide

Contact us to discuss your project with us, and arrange a showroom visit in London or Huntingdon or any other Aluco showrooms around the UK. Start your journey with us today, and we look forward to helping you create the best possible home for you and your family.


Products Used: Aluco Exterior Collection steel-look French doors with side panels. Opening out design,30mm glazing bars with standard transoms. Colour-matched hardware, powder coated Black RAL 9005 matt finish. High-performance safety glass. 

Fixed screen window using thermally insulated profiles, safe glass and curved head design.

Location: Knowle, West Midlands

Installed by: Fox Windows and Doors.

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National Coverage

Aluco Aluminium products are installed and supported by a national network of installers.

15:14 22 Mar 23
Just completed house renovation, using all the internal bespoke doors with glass panels. Absolutely delighted with the quality of doors and service. I was assisted every step of the way in getting the right size and format of extremely tall door. Keiran has been exceptionally helpful to deal with over the months from ordering to completion. 10/10I never usually do reviews but but I would say the whole experience and end result that has been achieved has been amazing.
Sarah PattersonSarah Patterson
15:28 13 Mar 23
So pleased with our new Aluco bifold doors, the best we could find on the market! We wanted bifolds with maximum glass area and no bulky frame and the Aluco doors were the perfect choice. Stunning, deep matte black colour, high quality, great choice of hardware and a first-class service. Highly recommend!
Michael HanksMichael Hanks
12:56 10 Mar 23
I've been looking for sometime to find a professional company to fit my new windows and doors and I'm so pleased I found you guys! - Aluco's products are 1st class and so easy to arrange, I just called Aluco, spoke to a very helpful lady who put me in touch with my local installer. I would definitely recommend this product & company :o)
Pauls Mc CrarrenPauls Mc Crarren
10:15 10 Jan 23
I recently had 3 sets of ALUCO exterior crital styled steel framed doors fitted to my property as part of an ongoing renovation. After looking around at various options Aluco was the only manufacturer that I felt could deliver the style I was looking for. With most other companies I thought the design was bulky and not finished to the finesse Aluco has achieved . Based on my experience I can honestly thoroughly recommend this manufacturer and will look to use them again on any future projects
Richard HansonRichard Hanson
09:42 20 May 22
Aluco is leading the way in steel look windows and doors, they are high quality, competitively priced and offering excellent external and internal ranges. We are extremely happy to supply their products to our valued customers.