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Address & Contact details:
Unit 4

Chesham Business Park
33 Townsend Road
Tel +44 (0)1494 778787
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Urban Front Ltd


Urban Front designs and makes hardwood contemporary front, internal feature and garage doors with steel reinforcement and high security locks with pivot or 3D hinges. Company specialises in oversized and flush doors up to 1.5 x 3m – in five hardwoods and also in any RAL colour. International delivery available.

CPD Material (5)

Multiple CPD formats
The Making of Contemporary Hardwood Timber Doorsets
This workshop tour is held at the company’s showroom in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. It covers the process of manufacturing contemporary hardwood doors and will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the difference between traditional and current manufacturing procedures
- Understand the types of hardwood available, their use and benefits
- Understand how CAD designs are interpreted for manufacture
- Understand how a door is put together and assembled
- Understand issues related to making doors and how to specify doors correctly
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit
Material type: Workshop
Specifying Hardwood Timber External Doorsets
Typrical Requirements and Challenges
- What quality Suppliers will provide including:
- Insulation and Accoustics
- Security
- Regulations
- Longevity
- Accessibility and Size
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Door Couture: A Unique Perspective on Contemporary Door Design
This book by Elizabeth Assaf, director of Urban Front, illustrates how to successfully design and configure hardwood timber doors. There are case studies and illustrations showing many different types of buildings. Chapters cover doors for entrances, doors in hallways and doors for property developments. This book will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand factors to consider when designing a door including usage, performance and lifestyle, surface design and finish
- Understand the different options available for all door detail and furniture including hinges, entry systems and handles
- Understand how to configure a door and consider technical issues such as sizing during the design process

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Literature
Online Learning
Urban Front’s blog aims to add value and educate our audience on anything to do with doors. There are various quick bits of microlearning on subjects like:

- Oiling vs Lacquering
- Front doors in Flush Glass or Aluminium Curtain Walling
- How Bespoke you can Go
- The use of Letterplates
- Design Inspiration for Doors
- Technical Information about Fitting
- What you Need to Know about Exposure

To view the blogs click here:

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning


Urban Front Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas