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The nationwide reputation of security roller shutters are strong and built for the purpose in line with client specifications where blanket coverage is the objective. All doors are built in line with british standards and are fitted with high-quality british made parts.

In today’s climate, out of hours protection is essential for any business or residential property, and having these doors is the best thing you can do as it acts as a perfect deterrent to intrusion and theft. It can play a vital role in a security plan, and here at UK Shopfront and Glazing, we are happy to say that we can provide these to commercial and residential premises in any size or nature.

Our ranges of solid design roller shutters are best for businesses where blanket coverage after working hours is required. In the past we have successfully installed many of these security roller shutters in office blocks, retail premises, council buildings, garages and other properties with an extremely high success rate so that you can be rest assured that choosing us is the best choice on every occasion, therefore, the main characteristics of our solid roller shutters are as follows :


Main Shutter Curtain

The roller shutter curtain are constructed from continuously interlocked galvanised solid design steel laths that are securely held in place by end-locks. The dimensions of each curved steel lath is 75mm which are finished with galavnished bottom rails that are roll formed into tee or L section types.


Vertical guides fitted on either side of the curtain are formed from rolled steel or fabricated depending on size and are affixed with suitable metal angles.


Prime painted or powder coated steel plates of appropriate thickness relative to roller shutter size are attached above the guides to hold the structure into place.


The barrel is constructed from seamless steel tube of suitable diameter to resist deflection and held in bearings or cups attached to the end plates.

Electric or Manual Operation

This type of roller shutter is available as a manual option for smaller shutters whilst a majority of these roller shutters are installed with a British manufactured electric tubular motor dependent on the size of the roller shutter.All electric tubular motors are made pass British safety standards and have incorporated CE and TUV trademarks.


This is dependent on the size and lath configuration due to the spans this roller shutter is made to but typically 30 kg per m².

Other Options 

  • Roller shutters can be either operated thru the use of an internal rocker switch, an external key switch or remote control units installed with programmed fobs.
  • All roller shutters can be powder coated to any RAL colour  which incorporates over 200+ colours with the final finish being either Gloss or Matt.
  • All roller shutters are installed with a manual over-ride function that can be operated using a winder or a battery backup option can be discussed onsite.
  • A range of locks including floor locks are available for enhanced security.

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