Garador Carlton Guardian (18 Colour Options) Security Rated Door Up and over garage door Steel Garador

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Garador Carlton Guardian (18 Colour Options) Security Rated Door Steel Up and Over
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Up and Over Steel GEAR TYPE: Canopy, Retractable


The Garador Carlton is a high security steel up and over garage door, with Secured by Design Accreditation.

This door has been engineered to offer even greater security with lock body protection, extra bracing and lots of other extras.

It's classical appearance mean this door looks great on both traditional and modern properties. The Guardian range Carlton qualifies for 2 points under the Code for Sustainable Homes, a national standard for use in the construction of new homes which encourages greater sustainability.

  • Canopy or Retractable Mechanism Options
  • UK Manufactured for over 60 years
  • High Quality Galvanised Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty
Choose Your Sizes
Web Price from: £1,498.80 Inc. VAT
£1,249.00 Ex. VAT

The Garador Guardian Range of Up and Over Garage Doors have been engineered to offer even greater security to meet STS202.

Garador steel up and over doors use a high quality powder or foil coated finish.

Choice of 7 Powdercoated Options:
RAL 8028 Brown
RAL 3003 Red
RAL 6005 Green
RAL 9016 White as standard
RAL 9005 Black*
RAL 5005 Blue
RAL 5011 Dark Blue

*Jet Black RAL 9005
Please Note: 
The Current Smooth black powder-coat finish is due to be replaced by a textured finish.  Your order may be smooth or textured dependant on stock availability. Once the smooth is depleted all black doors will be supplied in a textured finish.

New Colours now available:
White Aluminium RAL 9006
Clay Brown RAL 8003
Stone Grey RAL 7030
Light Ivory RAL 1015
Ochre Brown RAL 8001
Pigeon Blue RAL 5014
Anthracite Grey RAL 7016
Light Grey RAL 7035
Burgundy Brown
Window Grey RAL 7040
Fir Green RAL 6009

The Garador Guardian Range of doors ALWAYS come with a PRE-FITTED STEEL FRAME and cannot be fitted to a custom made timber frame. 

The Garador Guardian Range of Up and Over Doors have added a 'Secured by Design' option.

Certificated to: STS202 (BR1) - Requirements for burglary resistance of construction products

Factory Fitted Steel Fixing Frame
We highly recommend the Garador steel fixing frame as it offers the tightest tolerance around the edge of the door panel, creating a faster and neater fit compared to a standard timber subframe. 

Canopy with steel frame

Canopy mechanism with steel frame

Retractable up and over door
Retractable mechanism with steel frame

Choose Handle Option
Choose either a black nylon handle or a high quality diecast metal handle in white, brass or chrome effect.

Garador Handle Options

Extra Security Locking
For manually operated doors we offer the option to upgrade to a 4 point locking rod system for improved security and resistance to forced entry. Combined with a steel sub frame the Garador locking rod system utilises the steel closing lip along with steel plates to prevent easy access to the internal locking catches for the door.

The improved security of a locking latch in each corner protects against forced entry.

Suitable for retractable gear options the electric operated ‘De Latch Security Locking’ system works with the existing manual locking mechanism, and the remote control operator, by connecting with a mechanical latching system to provide 3 point locking security.

The ‘De Latch Security Locking’ system is not suitable for canopy doors.

Emergency External Release
Required for garages without alternative means of access to the garage. This system attaches a cable internally, within the garage, and offers a way to externally disconnect the remote control operator towing arm, perfect in the event of a power failure.

Remote Control Electric Operator
Complete with two hand transmitters the Garamatic 9 electric operator is reliable, secure and offers excellent value for money.  The operator is maintenance free and creates a super smooth and quiet door. Other features include a manual override option, for the event of power failure, an integral LED light with 10 LEDs to combine for low power consumption and it complies with the latest European safety standards. Short K boom is included with this motor, it will be suitable for doors up to 2500mm high.


Garador Guardian Range Doors are not suitable for automation.

The Guardian Range of doors come complete with:

Lock Body Protection
A reinforcing plate has been added to the lock body to prevent attack against the locking mechanism. This new plate protects both the lock body and the central locking rod anchor points.

Anti-Snap Cylinder
The standard cylinder has been changed for a new anti-snap version. The new cylinder is designed to prevent entry even after an attack.

High Security Bracing
Braces at the back of the door have been increased from 2 as standard to 8 braces for extra protection. The number of spot welds has been increased by more than 40: further securing the door skin.

Improved Lock Security
Additional plates added to the base corners protect the bottom locking points of the door. These plates ensure the bottom latches remain intact even under extreme attack to prevent access.

Canopy Gear - The canopy gear allows the door to travel in vertical tracks and is counterbalanced by an overhead torsion spring.
The nominal drive through clearance is 40mm less than the opening width and 130mm less than the opening height.
In the open position, the door projects approximately one third of the door height, forming a canopy.

Single canopy doors come complete with:
> Anti drop device to prevent the door from crashing down in the event of a spring or cable failure.
> Zinc coated torsion spring for durability and a clean finished look.
> Cast alloy drum
> 2-Point Locking to prevent unauthorised entry.
> Design handle for safe door operation.

> Canopy Doors = 60mm frame

Retractable Gear - The retractable gear allows the door to be retracted inside the garage when open by means of horizontal overhead tracks supported by wall or ceiling mounted suspension brackets. This gear is available as an option for single doors and comes as standard with double garage doors.
The nominal drive through clearance is 105mm less than the opening width and 110mm less than the opening height for single doors and 140mm less than the opening height for double doors.

Single retractable doors come complete with:
> Multiple spring cassette and pivot arm cover providing trap protection to reduce the risk of injuries.
> Secure parking position to prevent the door from uncontrolled closing.
> Design handle for safe door operation.
> Secure locking to prevent from forced entry.

> Retractable Doors = 75mm Frame

Optional Retractable Plus Gear - available on 1931mm, 1981mm and 2136mm high doors and up to 2284mm wide. 
Retractable Plus Gear is an optional extra for garages that have narrow openings, they have specially designed lifting arms and bottom spring brackets to allow for maximum use of the clear passage.

Retractable Plus Gear is not available for doors over 7'6" wide

Installation Instructions are provided with every door.


Timber doors: 2 years. Warranty is granted on the door panels alone under the terms and conditions specified herein. The door mechanism and steel frame (if applicable) is covered by the 10 year warranty period. Replacement Parts: 6 months.

GRP Doors: 2-year Warranty on the door panels. 10-year Warranty on the door mechanism and steel frame.

Steel Doors: 10-year Warranty. Replacement Parts: 6 months.

The Warranty does not cover damage caused through:

> Normal wear and tear

> Improper installation

> Negligent care and maintenance

> Improper initial and subsequent operation

> Negligent or wanton destruction

> External influences such as fire, water, salts, alkaline solutions, acids, abnormal environmental influences

> Mechanical damage through improper transport and fitting

> Priming and other surface protection treatments

> Repair by non-qualified persons

> Using non-Garador parts without the approval of the Manufacturer

> Remove of the product number or making it unidentifiable

Garador Up and Over Service and Support: Information on operation, maintenance and cleaning of your garage door.

Garador Canopy Doors Measuring Guide

Retractable Operating Gear

Garador Retractable Doors Measuring Guide

A: Whether you specify a canopy or retractable operating mechanism on your up and over garage door is down to several factors. [1] Firstly and mayb

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Tuesday 21st December 2021 at 12:00am
A: When measuring for any garage door always remember there is a fixing sub frame to include in all calculations, below is a guide on how to measure f

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Tuesday 10th March 2015 at 12:00am
A: If it is a simple, steel, single sized up and over then the range is the best garage door range for sheer strength and security. The Garador rang

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Monday 5th January 2015 at 12:00am
A: Yes of course, and the choice of colours was recently extended to include the colours as generally available in sectional doors as well. For the b

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Friday 30th May 2014 at 12:00am
A: They are always delivered by either the manufacturer or ourselves in specialised transport vehicles. The smaller items such as the remote control o

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Wednesday 28th September 2011 at 12:00am
A: Most doors and electric operators are supplied with full printed installation instructions. Many PDF installation instructions can also be found

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Monday 5th September 2011 at 12:00am
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