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Delivery and Supply Updates

Tuesday 17th May 2022

Demand is still high for all types of garage doors and most building products in the UK following on from major supply shortages in 2021. The entire supply chain worldwide is suffering an increasing issue with general raw material and crucial component shortages still in 2022, along with the Ukrainian crisis also destabilising many areas. This is causing unmanageable delays in manufacturing and delivery times and this situation changes daily. We attempt to keep all updates coming as soon as we receive them regarding the supply chain and manufacturers and how this affects you. Our order confirmations providing your estimated delivery date after ordering are often delayed now because of the shortages (occasionally faster of course).
As the leading online supplier for garage doors we have added some product ranges to our online shop which are available on a faster delivery system, please check or ask for details. There are also some stock items available in up and over and sectional door types and our clearance doors section to review for bargains that might work for you.

We recommend the earliest ordering of your garage door(s) as we see little change in general disruptions during 2022. If a delivery date is very important to you we recommend calling or emailing us directly so we can make enquiries to get a better idea of the delivery date. This issue affects every single manufacturer without exception, but affects some door sizes, colours and specifications more than others.
Please remember most of the doors we offer are made to measure as standard at no extra cost which is one of our unique offerings, providing customers with garage and pedestrian doors that fit perfectly to the opening and whilst we do have stock doors they are generally quite limited.

PRICE ALERT!! - Please note there are price increases across every type of door on June 1st from Hormann, Garador and SWS. Average increase is around 9% so please order and confirm your orders before June 1st to retain the current prices.

All lead times below are estimates only (subject to change due to the on-going component shortages situation affecting all manufacturing at present).

Carteck -    Standard sizes Steel Sectional doors approx. 5-7 weeks, purpose made sectionals approx. 10-12 weeks.
                    However, some panels are kept in stock in certain sizes and colours, if delivery is urgent please call us to check.
                    FAST DELIVERY options in our shop, standard and made to measure within 3 weeks...
                    Insulated steel Side Hinged doors 12-14 weeks.

Cedar  -       All Timber Up and Over and Side Hinged doors approx. 8-10 weeks. 

Garador -    Side hinged doors approx.12 weeks.
                    Purpose made Up and Over timber doors approx. 8-10 weeks.
                    Aluminium Roller doors approx. 6 weeks. 
                    Steel Stock Up and Over - 3-4 weeks, purpose made - 10-12 weeks. Timber and GRP Up and Over - 8-10 weeks.
                    Garador sectional (stock) - 3-4 weeks, purpose made - 6-8 weeks.
                    Entrance doors - 8 weeks for standard sizes, approx. 10-12 weeks for purpose made. 
                    All Timber Double doors - 14-16 weeks.

GDO -         Approx 8-10 weeks Side Hinged and Up and Over doors (unless door is flagged as having a faster delivery option - approx. 3 weeks).
                   All GRP doors are experiencing delays of approx. 12 weeks +.
                   Sectional insulated doors - purpose made as standard - approx. 3-4 weeks.
Personnel doors - 8 weeks. Faster delivery options available on a range of side hinged steel doors.
                   except for those flagged with faster delivery options (approx 3 weeks).

Gliderol -    Approx. 2-3 weeks subject to location for both manual and electric doors.

Hormann -   Please note Hormann have delivery issues with all of their remote control electric operators currently which is affecting supply generally..
                    Up and Over steel doors approx. 3-4 weeks for standard sizes, 6-8 weeks for purpose made. 
                    Timber Up and Over doors approx. 8-10 weeks for all sizes.

                    Steel Side Hinged approx. 10 weeks. 
                    Hormann NT60 Steel Side Hinged doors are currently on a 24-26 weeks delivery, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. 
                    Sectional doors, standard sizes 6-8 weeks, purpose made approx. 13 weeks, all other including specials 9-11 weeks. Hormann white/ coloured stock sizes 3-4 weeks.
Roller doors approx. 4 - 6 weeks. 
                    Personnel and Entrance doors +12 weeks - Hormann are currently experiencing delays beyond our control. We apologise for any inconvenience casused.

                    Hormann Promatic 4 Operators are currently unavailable - Series 3 Operators will be provided in the mean time when possible as there are issues on ALL operator supplies
                    Supramatic E Operators are currently out of stock - a delay to dispatch is expected.

Ryterna -    8-10 weeks.

SWS -         Insulated Roller doors are currently 2 - 3 weeks delivery.
                   Sectional doors 3 - 4 Weeks for standard colours, non-standard colours 5 - 6 weeks.
                   Round the Corner Doors - 10 weeks. 
We have special fast delivery options on some electric insulated roller door models - See shop


Thank you for your understanding. We are extremely grateful for all the current and continuing business in these difficult times.



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