Garador

GARADOR The Garage Door People The Company Garador is the UK’s leading up and over garage door manufacturer. The Company heads the field with its outstanding range of doors. They can boast quality second to none and are continually improving their products. Based in Yeovil, Somerset, the Bunford Lane plant is modern purpose built unit using the latest technology to produce to the very highest quality levels. The History The company has not always been a producer of garage doors but has always been involved in engineering. Established in the early 1900’s the company first came to prominence as aeronautical engineers under the title of Westland. During the First World War they were responsible for the manufacture of many of the fighter aircraft used by the Allies. The development of the company into major aeronautical engineers continued between the wars. At the onset of the Second World War in 1939 Westland became a major aircraft manufacturer and it alone produced many of the Spitfire aircraft and other designs of fighter aeroplanes. Westland Engineers were formed in 1948 and early in the 1950’s bought a licence from a Canadian company to produce the first UK up & over garage doors. In the late 1950’s the first garage doors were produced. Such was the quality of these doors that even today our engineers can be called upon to carry out maintenance on these early garage doors with the Westland Engineers badge. During the 1980’s and 90’s the Company saw several changes of ownership. In 2000 Hormann KG, a German company, and at that time the largest manufacturer of garage doors in the world, bought Garador. There followed large investment in the manufacturing plant and infrastructure. This has led to Garador becoming probably the leading manufacturer of garage doors in the UK. The Range Up & Over The main product is still the Up & Over garage door. There are over fifty different models produced in steel, GRP, and timber. The doors can be specified in a variety of colours and finishes and are available with two different lifting gear options. Side Hinged Many of the up & over models are available in traditional side hinged operation in steel and timber Personnel Doors Matching personnel doors are manufactured for a number of the up & overs Sectional Doors The Garador Sectional Garage Doors are manufactured at the by the parent company in Germany. There are four different models produced and available in a variety of colours and finishes. Each of the different models is available as either un-insulated, standard insulation (20mm), or premium insulation (40mm). Insulated Roller Doors These roller doors have taken the standard of insulated rollers to a higher level. Unlike other insulated roller doors these are properly counterbalanced. Again; these are available in a variety of colours and finshes. Steel Entrance Doors These front doors are a truly superior product. Stylish and tasteful they eclipse other products such as upvc or composite. High security is another feature. There is a complimentary range of side lights, transom windows and other optional extras available. The FrontGuard doors are also manufactured by the parent company in Germany. Electric Operators There are three Garador GaraMatic garage door openers. These operators are market leading in all aspects and have many desirable features and accessories. ...More

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Garador FGS 900 Front Door

The arched shaped window of the Garador FGS 900 gives this high performance door a contemporary...

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Garador Garamatic 10

Garador Garamatic 10 is a powerful and sophisticated belt drive garage door operator for up...

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Garador Garamatic 9

The Garador Garamatic 9 is a simple to use and very reliable belt drive garage door operator...

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Garador FGS 020 Front Door

The long window of the Garador FGS 020 gives an uncluttered modern look on a door that is equally...

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Garador FGS 025 Front Door

Garador FGS 025 has a long offset window and horizontal grooves designed to match in with Garador...

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Garador FGS 030 Front Door

The modern look of the four square windows make the Garador FGS 030 a popular choice. Everybody...

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Garador FGS 040 Front Door

The port hole window of the Garador FGS 040 makes this door as equally suitable for side and...

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Garador FGS 100 Front Door

The timeless design of the Garador FGS 100 is perfectly suited to blend in with most UK homes. Don’t...

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Garador FGS 200 Front Door

The panelled design with half-moon shaped window is one that’s stood the test of time. Garador...

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