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Stairways doors are available with many specifications. However if you wish to discuss a particular specification or feature please do not hesitate to contact their very helpful team.

Stairways offer a unique range of third-party-accredited fire & smoke resistant door sets for a wide variety of applications, providing convenience in normal operations whilst maximising safety in an emergency due to their sustained resistance to fire and smoke.

Legislation on fire and smoke protection continues to be an interest at a national level. Stairways have therefore ensured that all of their fire & smoke doors meet the requirements and have undergone stringent testing methods to meet the highest specification.

Stairways are an accredited member of the Fire Door Alliance to ensure all components of a fire door assemble are tested in a controlled environment to a minimum fire resistance of FD30 and certificated by an independent third party. All fire & smoke door components are factory-fitted and precision-engineered to fit with the required certification standard.

Stairways’ entire door range, including the Eco-Mercial, Residor, and Securdor, has been fire tested to meet the required resistance ratings.

Stairways manufacture acoustic door solutions with a range of features including fire resistance and glazing options, making them suitable for a range of large-scale development projects across various sectors.

When specifying soundproof doors, an important consideration is Sound Transmission Control (STC); this determines how much sound would be prevented from passing through a door. The higher the STC rating, the more sound resistant to the door. The acoustic range at Stairways currently provides a maximum STC rating of 45db.

Each acoustic door set has different characteristics at different frequencies, so selecting the best solution is not necessarily about the highest rating. Stairways are here to help and advise you.

Acoustic doors at Stairways, available in single or double closing configurations, are supplied as complete assemblies, most of which are pre-hung in an appropriate frame and can be supplied in various finishes of your choice. All Stairways tests are in accordance with Approved Document E – resistance to the passage of sound.

The appropriate acoustic rating can be achieved across Stairways entire door range, including the Eco-Mercial, Residor and Securdor to meet your individual project.

Secured By Design is the official UK Police flagship initiative supporting the principles of ‘designing out crime’.

The initiative has been established in order to make it easier for clients to recognise the security levels of individual products, offering peace of mind that those products have been tested to a national security standard recognised by Building Control. The ‘Secured by Design’ logo is applied to building product manufacturers that have specifically designed and tested their products to achieve this standard.

In order for a security door set manufacturer to meet the appropriate requirements and gain ‘SBD’ approval, all relevant products must be tested by independent third-party certification to one of the approved standards.

Stairways Securdor range has been specifically designed and tested to achieve this standard.

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Commitment

As a highly reputable firm within the industry, Stairways are dedicated to meeting their client’s product and application requirements. All materials used are manufactured to the highest quality and meet the relevant standards achieving ISO9001, FSC®, and various product certifications, whilst their staircases and door solutions are manufactured with compliance to UK building regulations & legislative standards in mind. Using the knowledge, passion, and experience acquired across all team members over the past thirty years, Stairways aim to continue to be the best in what they do.

THE FUTURE

Stairways are continuously looking for opportunities to improve and expand their service offering; this includes the investment in new machinery to further enhance and innovate the manufacturing process, with the aim to shorten lead times and increase overall in-house capacity. The changes Stairways employ are always focused upon improving the customer experience, to ensure their process remains as efficient as possible from start to finish.

THE HISTORY

Privately owned and managed since it was founded in 1989, Stairways has grown to become one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of carpentry and joinery products. Starting as a small staircase manufacturer, Stairways now boast three state-of-art facilities that offer over 85,000 sq ft of bespoke and mass production capacity.

RESIDENTIAL

Stairways are passionate about helping national and regional housebuilders, architects and contractors complete large-scale project requirements within the residential sector. Stairways quality timber staircases and door solutions are often specified due to their functionality, flexibility and ease of installation, whilst offering peace of mind compliance.

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION

Stairways are the perfect supplier of FSC® accredited range of door solutions. Offering a range of door and frame finishes, acoustic, fire and smoke resistant configurations that are ideally suited for heavy traffic student accommodation. Their vast experience with producing high-quality door solutions for a wide range of projects ensures that they consistently meet and exceed expected timescales, specification and performance requirements.

Leisure

Choose from Stairways variety of opening systems within the Eco-Mercial range to best assist with functionality and performance requirements. Our vast experience with producing high-quality door solutions and staircases for a wide range of projects ensures that we consistently meet and exceed expected timescales, specifications, and performance requirements.

Education

Choose from Stairways variety of opening systems within the Eco-Mercial range to best assist with functionality and performance requirements. Our vast experience with producing high-quality door solutions and staircases for a wide range of projects ensures that we consistently meet and exceed expected timescales, specification and performance requirements.

Commercial

Stairways provide innovative design and finishing solutions to architects, specifiers and contractors. Our FSC® accredited range of door solution and staircase products are ideally suited for heavy-duty applications within the commercial sector.

Hotels

Stairways are one of the leading manufacturers of doors, door sets, and door solutions. Their door solutions for hotels and leisure facilities meet and exceed all the relevant safety and performance requirements, whilst achieving the relevant aesthetics in keeping with the building design.

Medical

Stairways are the perfect supplier of FSC® accredited range of door solutions. Offering a range of door and frame finishes, acoustic, fire and smoke resistant configurations that are ideally suited for heavy traffic medical facilities. Their vast experience with producing high volume, high-quality door solutions that consistently meet and exceed expected timescales, specification, and performance requirements.