Custom doors

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about custom doors

Product • By LINVISIBILEInfinito Pocket Door

Infinito Pocket Door

Infinito Pocket door is the innovative system that allows to apply diverse decorative finishes over the panel surfaces. Thanks to an aluminium outer frame system which hosts the preselected coating, the variety of finishes that can be applied to the Infinito pocket door extends to any material with a maximum thickness of 3 mm and an overall weight below 70 kg. Furthermore, the versatility of this product also offers the opportunity to apply different finishes on both sides of the leaf and to personalise the colour of the outer frame in matt lacquer, compatible with the coatings selected or anodised in 6 colours: silver, black, petroleum, dark brown, light and dark bronze. More

Product • By LINVISIBILELinea Pocket Door

Linea Pocket Door

Linvisibile presents its first Pocket Door made entirely of glass. Linea is the new proposal showcasing one of the finest materials of Italy’s manufacturing tradition. Glass is the main element of this sliding door, and not just a top layer to be applied to the panel. The Linea Pocket Door comprises an aluminium casing and a glass leaf enclosed within a 50 mm thick anodized frame. It is suitable for any environment without cluttering, and enhances spaces by illuminating them with natural light. A sliding glass door is ideal for making interiors elegant and refined. The anodized frame can be ordered in seven different colours or in matt lacquering to be combined with the glass sheet, which is available in a variety of finishes, inclu... More

Product • By LINVISIBILEInfinito 10 Hinged Door

Infinito 10 Hinged Door

Infinito 10 Hinged Door is the new flush-to-wall door comprising an anodized or matt lacquered aluminium perimeter frame with a thickness of 102 mm, combined with a honeycomb panel. Designed to accommodate multiple decorative finishes on the panel surface, it stands as the emblem of a door that becomes an element of the interior design, giving personality to and enhancing its surroundings. Particularly suitable to include the application of Heavy Coatings, like marble, natural stones and granites. More
Clark Door Acoustic and Fire Rated Horizontal Sliding Door
Clark Door Acoustic and Fire Rated Horizontal Sliding Door and Steel Hinged Door

Project • By Clark Door LimitedTheaters

Bloomsbury Theatre

 The Bloomsbury Theatre first opened in 1968 and showcases the best of comedy, dance, music and theatre.   As part of the Transforming UCL programme, in 2019, a major renovation project updated the magnificent main auditorium to have more than 500 comfortable seats, as well as the intimate Bloomsbury Studio. Nicholas Hare Architects were appointed as lead consultant to undertake the refurbishment with the Main Contractor Overbury and Charcoalblue as the Acoustic Consultant.    Clark Door Limited were awarded the contract to supply and install the Rw50dB and 60-minute Fire Rated Single Leaf Horizontal Sliding Stage Door. The doors were installed according to the client’s requirements and the Site Manager has sai... More
Hurstpierpoint College, Hassocks
Clark Door Acoustic Double Leaf Oversized Swing/Hinged Door

Project • By Clark Door LimitedUniversities

Hurstpierpoint College

Clark Door were approached by  main contractor MCS Construction to provide a specialist acoustic double leaf oversized hinged door for Hustpierpoint College in West Sussex, the door had to achieve acoustic attenuation of Rw45dB and we were able to design and manufacture a solution that met these requirements. Clark Door also provided two single leaf steel hinged doors that required no acoustic or fire rating. One of these doors had louvre panels. More
Maybank Performing Arts Center
Clark Door Double Leaf Acoustic Hinged Doors
Clark Door Double Leaf Acoustic Hinged Door

Project • By Clark Door LimitedTheaters

Maybank Performing Arts Theater

Four Clark Door custom made acoustic doors sit in the heart of the BGC Arts Center, a cultural hub in Bonifacio Global City, near Manila, Philippines, Within the hub is the Maybank Performing Arts Theater, a state-of-the-art flexible performance space that hosts theatre productions, ballets and music concerts, and includes rehearsal areas, classrooms and conference facilities.   Clark Door designed and manufactured 4 pairs of pedestrian high performance acoustic swing doors, each 1595mm wide x 2400 mm high, with a sound attenuation of Rw 55 dB. The 4 sets of acoustic steel hinged doors provide the public with access to the Maybank Performing Arts Theater’s auditorium and their extremely high levels of soundproofing contribute t... More

Project • By Clark Door LimitedInformation Centres

BBC Scotland

At the heart of BBC Scotland’s headquarters lie 3 of Clark Door’s large sound proof sliding doors. These doors needed to meet the stringent television studio performance requirements. Clark Door have built numerous single door systems with a rating in excess of Rw 56dB, this project required doors at 52dB Rw, incorporating minimum requirements at the difficult to measure low end frequency spectrum. These doors passed the acoustician’s onsite test with flying colours. The major challenge on this project for Clark Door was to design and manufacture a bespoke system that would fit into the extremely limited headroom, whilst still providing the required clear opening height. Compounding the challenge was the need to manufactu... More
Clark Door Fire Rated and Acoustic Oversized Composite Swing Hinged Door
Clark Door Fire Rated and Acoustic Oversized Composite Swing Hinged Door

Project • By Clark Door LimitedSubway Stations

Whitechapel Station, London

Whitechapel station is undergoing a radical transformation as part of the capital’s ambitious new Crossrail service. 118km of new track will run from Reading and Heathrow in the west, through 42km of tunnels under London, to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. The railway will be known as the Elizabeth line when services begin later this year, and it is currently Europe’s biggest infrastructure project. Clark Door designed, manufactured and installed 2 large acoustic doors at the station’s new Durward Street ventilation shaft.  The doors provide a high level of sound insulation to prevent noise from the shaft’s ventilation fans from reaching the station above, in addition to being fire rated to 60 minutes, an... More
M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool (Formerly the Echo Arena)
Clark Door Double Leaf Acoustic Horizontal and Fire Rated Sliding Door
Clark Door Folding Acoustic Door
Clark Door Folding Acoustic Door

Project • By Clark Door LimitedExhibition Centres

M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool

Kings Waterfront is the single largest development site in Liverpool City Centre. A partnership of Liverpool Vision, English Partnerships, Northwest Regional Development Agency and Liverpool City Council is jointly promoting its development. A unique building design ‘borrowed’ directly from a Motorola flip top mobile phone, the aim is to create a visitor destination of international quality combining arena, conference and exhibition facilities. It formed a centrepiece for the Capital of Culture celebrations in 2008, alongside a development of residential, hotel, office, retail, leisure, community and open space uses. Clark Door have provided both fire and acoustic separation primarily in the atrium or in mobile phone terms &ld... More
Wales Millennium Centre
Clark Door Acoustic Horizontal Sliding Door
Clark Door Acoustic Horizontal Sliding Door

Project • By Clark Door LimitedTheaters

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Designed by the Percy Thomas Partnership, the Wales Millennium Centre is a state of the art £97 million complex providing a home to the Welsh National Opera and centre for performing arts. The main Lyric Theatre provides seating for 1,900 people, the auditorium’s design enhances the acoustics with both natural and amplified sound. Clark Door was awarded a contract from Sir Robert McAlpine to provide the large power operated sliding sound proof doors. At heart of the building can be found six, high performance fire resistant and acoustic attenuated Clark Doors. Standing at over nine metres tall they provide a barrier between each of the rehearsal rooms and the common thoroughfare known as ‘Scenery Street’. The larges... More

Product • By LIKO-SInterior doors

Interior doors

The door is the second object in the interior that people are in the most frequent contact with after the furniture. At the same time, it is the door that provides privacy when closed ensuring that you cannot hear from one room to the other. Additionally, doors often become an important element of interior design.   For these reasons, we are constantly testing and improving our door systems. We focus on every detail and precise settings when producing and assembling our doors, so that they will bring you the utmost pleasure when gripping them. More

Project • By Elkus Manfredi ArchitectsUniversities

Boston University Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre

The story of Boston University’s recently completed Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center is threefold: The new facilities enable BU College of Fine Arts School of Theatre to become a more unified and comprehensive program, with state-of-the-art facilities as teaching tools for all aspects of theatre production and performance. It is the first time in decades that College of Fine Arts performance and production students have been housed in the same location. The building is a tour de force of design, continuing to elevate Boston University’s presence on Commonwealth Avenue. With a full season of productions, Booth Theatre will quickly take its place among the many dynamic performance venu... More

Project • By Foster + PartnersOffices

Principal Tower

The completion of Principal Tower is the final piece of the Principal Place masterplan, a comprehensively planned mixed-use scheme on the border of Shoreditch and the City of London that creates a thriving new neighbourhood, drawing on the rich industrial heritage of the area. It comprises a 15-storey office building that hosts the London headquarters for Amazon, alongside one of London’s tallest residential buildings, the 50-storey Principal Tower, with six eateries that wrap around the building at street level and a light bar, creating a 360-degree active frontage that extends the vibrancy of the City towards the north. Grant Brooker, Director at Foster + Partners, commented: “The phenomenal rise of Shoreditch as the new, vib... More

Project • By BW workplace expertsTheaters

English National Ballet

BW: Workplace Experts has completed its first leisure and arts project with the fit-out of the joint new home for the prestigious English National Ballet and English National Ballet School. BW was appointed to fit-out in January 2018 and started on-site in March 2018. The 93,000sq ft development is located on London City Island, the iconic new riverside neighbourhood from Ecoworld Ballymore.This brand-new building will accommodate a greatly enhanced offering for the English National Ballet, whose previous residence lacked certain amenities, including meeting rooms and production facilities. Designed by leading architects Glenn Howells Architects, English National Ballet’s new home combines state-of-the-art training, teaching, rehabilitation... More

Project • By 6a architectsArt Galleries

MK Gallery in Milton Keynes

The new MK Gallery in Milton Keynes, designed by 6a architects, will open to the public on 16 March 2019.The original MK Gallery was constructed in the late 1990s and is located at the top of Midsummer Boulevard, next to Milton Keynes Theatre. The new development retains the first structure and adds a new one, to more than double its size. The new MK Gallery reflects the natural world in its polished stainless-steel exterior surfaces inspired by the city’s original grid and the geometries of the adjacent Campbell Park. The completed development including both old and new structures provides five exhibition galleries, with a total of 500 sq metres of exhibition space; a large learning and community studio and The Sky Room, a flexib... More