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SBD Member Sheerline Nominated in Nine Categories for this Year’s NFAs

Secured by Design member company Sheerline have been announced as a finalist in nine categories for this year’s National Fenestration Awards

Being finalists in so many categories is testimony to how successful the last year has been for the company, from strengthening internal communications to launching a host of new products.

As well as being nominated for Aluminium Systems Company of the Year and Systems Company of the Year, three members of the Sheerline team have nominations, including CEO Roger Hartshorn for Director/Managing Director of the Year.

Unveiled at the FIT Show 2023, two of Sheerline’s newest innovations are also up for awards. SheerVent® – a revolutionary approach to intelligent roof lantern ventilation combining practical features with the company’s signature sleek styling, and S2, which offers a fresh approach to glazed conservatory roof systems. Built on the foundations of the K2, the S2 has been updated for a contemporary audience while also tackling issues such as thermal efficiency and leak-proof ventilation.

S2 is in the running for Conservatory Product of the Year, which shows how popular it has become in a short period and that there is room for new and innovative products. In addition, the company has been nominated for Best Use of Video and Colour Specialists of the Year. 

Roger Hartshorn, Sheerline CEO, commented: “Being nominated in nine award categories is brilliant! It’s a testament to the hard work and commitment of everyone at Sheerline and shows what you can achieve with strategic vision, the right investment, and the right people. Good luck to everyone who has been shortlisted. We’re looking forward to the awards night.”

Alfie Hosker, Secured by Design, said: “I would like to express my congratulations at Sheerline being nominated across nine finalist categories at the National Fenestrations Awards, and wish a sincere ‘all the best!’ to those involved.”

View the full list of finalists at: 

About Garner Aluminium Extrusions Ltd (Garnalex) & Sheerline

Garner Aluminium Extrusions Ltd is a privately owned business, established in 2019 by Roger Hartshorn. The company was set up after Roger, who maintains over 40-years industry expertise and successfully founded and sold two of the industries finest PVCu profile companies, took heed of the problems and issues customers were facing with existing aluminium systems.

Re-inventing products, and services to eliminate the issues surrounding customer frustrations is at the heart of Garnalex, and its revolutionary new aluminium system Sheerline is proof of the good work being carried out.

Sheerline is a pioneering aluminium profile system designed to transform the way in which fabricators manufacture, how installers fit and change the perception of what consumers feel about aluminium windows and doors.

The following Sheerline products have achieved Police Preferred Specification from Secured by Design:


  • Sheerline Prestige Aluminium Bi-folding Doorset System
  • Sheerline Prestige Aluminium Doorset System
  • Sheerline Prestige Aluminium Lift & Slide Patio Doorset System


  • Sheerline Beaded Classic Aluminium Window System
  • Sheerline Beadless Classic Aluminium Window System
  • Sheerline Prestige Aluminium Tilt & Turn Window System
  • Sheerline Prestige Aluminium Window System
  • Sheerline S1 Aluminium Roof Lantern System

You can find out more about Sheerline and their Secured by Design accredited products on their dedicated member page.