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"We are proud of what we do and who we work with"

Stockport-based door manufacturer, RW Joinery (Stockport) Ltd, has joined Secured by Design, the official police security initiative.

With over 50 years of industry experience, RW Joinery are one of the UK’s leading doorset manufacturers, supplying, installing and maintaining products nationally from their prime Greater Manchester location.

Via their doorset division, RW Doorsets, the company produces a wide range of premium bespoke fire-rated, acoustic and PAS 24 security doorsets, with each set fully certified within the BM Trada Q Mark Fire Doorset Manufacturer's Scheme, to meet stringent industry standards and regulations.

Through RW Doorsets, clients have access to trained experts who are adept at modifying initial specifications and ensuring products are manufactured to meet industry regulations for projects across various market sectors.

As part of their range of Secured by Design accredited products, RW Joinery manufacture a number of Winkhaus frames from the Optima and Prima timber ranges. These are available in single and double leaf options and are all dual certified for both fire and security.

Jon Cook, RW Joinery, said: “As one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of performance doorsets, being aligned to Secured by Design is a demonstration to our customers of our total commitment to quality, value, and the integrity of our products for their requirements. We are proud of what we do and who we work with, and we look forward to our continuous delivery of the Secured by Design standard to our customers and end users, both existing and new, across the nation.”

Hazel Goss, Secured by Design, said: “It has been a pleasure to sign contracts with RW Joinery, who manufacture a fantastic range of FD30 and FD60 fire doors, from their base in Stockport. I am looking forward to working alongside them for many more years to come.”

You can find out more about RW Joinery, their other divisions RW Maintain and RW Install and their Secured by Design accredited products on their dedicated member page or at

Secured by Design (SBD) is owned by the UK Police Service with the specific aim of reducing crime and increasing safety for businesses and individuals.

SBD seeks to improve the physical security of buildings and the surrounding area using products such as doors, windows, locks and walling systems along with fencing systems that meet the SBD Police Preferred Specification security requirements.

SBD have many partner organisations, ranging from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities through to local authorities, housing associations, developers and manufacturers and work closely with standards and certification bodies.

SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK, through the Police Preferred Specification - a product-based accreditation scheme developed over 20 years ago, which provides a recognised standard for all security products that effectively deter and reduce crime. SBD work with manufacturers and standards authorities to ensure that security standards are current and updated to keep pace with emerging crime trends.

Learn more about Secured by Design and our member companies at: