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Powell Doors

Garage Doors, Security Shutters, and Security Systems

A team of surveyors and fitters for supply of Garage Doors and Security Shutters in Chester, Wrexham, and the North West.

We specialise in manufacture, design, test and full installation of the finest quality garage doors and roller security shutters available, in Chester and Wrexham, and environs

Contact us today for a site survey, quotation, and full specification. We will also carry out repair works on existing shutters. 

Select from the storefront images below to see more details of our doors and security shutters. 

A roller garage door with a small slat profile, to suit low headroom and smaller garage openings.

The standard roller garage door, with domestic burglary resistance, operated by remote control. 

The sectional garage door with large 500mm profiles, stacked in the ceiling void when fully open.

A short but solid aluminium powder coated security shutter, suitable for windows and doorways. 

A lightweight window shutter with insulation, manually or electrically operated. 

A powder coated aluminium extruded security shutter with light holes for ventilation or see-through vision. 

A double skinned aluminium powder coated shutter for operation by key switch. Can be upgraded to insurance approved secured by design attack resistant model. 

An extruded aluminium security shutter with vision profile slots for shop windows and other openings which require partial vision, and security. Can be designed for insurance approved burglary resistance rating.

The V37 is a lighterweight but secure aluminium security shutter for smaller openings, allowing vision.

The standard steel single skin shutter, for applications where security is essential. Inexpensive, versatile, and colourful when powder coated. Can be upgraded to insurance approved high security. 

An insulated steel roller security shutter, for industrial applications such as farm buildings and manufacturing plants. This shutter can be used in high speed or frequent use situations. 

A 95mm insualted steel slat profile, for wide openings with great stability against high winds, intrusion risk; and very useful because of its insulation properties. Installed in a variety of hard wearing colours. 

The i100 double skinned high security shutter is best used for openings which span between 8 and 12 meters in width. 

A perforated vision profile steel shutter for shop openings and other applications where an area must be secure but allow partial vision. 

The Fire Shutter is designed to contain any flaming within a specific area. Required by law in some building areas, the Powell Doors fire shutter has been tested for 1, 2, or 4 hours. Can be manufactured to close due to a variety of inputs, such as heat, fire alarm, or fail-safe pull cord. 

Special Projects

The tube and link roller grille, which rolls into a small enclosure when open, and becomes a security grille with tube and link pattern when closed. 

The Eurolook transparent shutter is tested as secure against intrusion, yet is formed of a lightweight polycarbonate link system which approaches glasslike transparency, with 92% clarity. 

Powell Doors, having engineered and designed roller shutters and doors from scratch, for testing and sale, since 2008, can find the solution for any project. 

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About

The Powell Doors brand was only named as such in 2019, and originally founded in Summer 2017 as Shutter Design and Installation. Jason Powell is the owner and founder, and began work in security in 1999 when he joined the infantry of the British Army, rising to the rank of Sergeant after tours of Kosovo, Bosnia, and Iraq with the Royal Welsh regiment. Jason is also a PhD in philosophy (University of Surrey and Liverpool), an author of numerous books, and a musician and choir member of the Orthodox Church.

In 2008 we began working with roller shutters and electrically operated doors at Aluroll and Roche Systems in Oswestry; along the way putting various Secured by Design products through burglary resistance testing, and creating and maintaining the ISO 9001 system for those security shutter and garage door companies.

In 2015 we began development of a new roller shutter motor controller, with radio frequency remote control and a host of safety and control features. And, in 2017 it was time to begin a company which encompassed all of these security, quality, and engineering capabilities into one new and ambitious company. Please see the rest of this website to learn about what we can do for your home or business.

 

How we install roller garage doors

Please see here for some photographs and description of our process of installing a garage door! See here...

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How we install a security shutter

Here we show how we install roller and sectional security doors! Find out more...

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The Team

Jason Powell

Jason has been in the security shutter and garage door industry since 2008, when he joined Aluroll. He has a Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool, and degree level qualifications in safety management. Jason is an electronic engineer, and door and shutter physical security test product designer. Jason is an author in philosophy and literature, plays violin, and is a veteran of several overseas tours of duty with the British Army.

Galya Bakri

Galya has worked at Powell Doors since April 2019, in sales and marketing. She is originally from Bulgaria, with a degree in Insurance and Accountancy from the University of Sophia. Galya is quickly learning all there is to know about doors designed and installed in Britain!
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Powell Doors install roller shutters of any required size or shape, and operated by a range of manual and electrical methods, in Wrexham. Our range of shutter types includes steel security shutters of the highest anti-intrusion tested Secured by Design shutters, powder coated aluminium security shutters, which we have installed in Wrexham, and a range… Read More

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So, we had to go to Surrey, right? To fit a door? And, I had to go on my own there, and so I took Powell Doors’ newest recruit. Stayed overnight in Bromley by Bow, then took a train to Green Park. Went to Buckingham Palace first, where the Ghurkas were being replaced by some… Read More

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We are currently working on producing a blog post about how we install these large steel security shutters, shown here. Powell Doors is actively seeking installation and repair work in steel shutters and doors in Chester and the North West. And we can show how it is done, here!

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This post shows how we install a typical roller garage door. There happen to be two roller garage doors here. We found the openings in need of garage doors in the vicinity of Cambridge. It was a moderately gloomy and warm Summer day in England; it could have been winter, spring or autumn. We drove… Read More

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The pictures here were taken after successful installations – within a radius of about 400 miles of Chester. That’s where we’re from, and that is where we like to work! Some were fitted, this month mostly, quite close to Chester – in Dover, and Land’s End (Cornwall) – but also in Berkshire, Surrey, parts of… Read More

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“I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John, 10) In these words, the… Read More

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Gentle reader, the attached video represents a little study of the leading optical safety edge technology. And, a method of replicating or hacking it. The video is not the best quality, but if you are moved by such things as this, I hope you will have patience.  

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Prior to the statement of the Creed in the Orthodox tradition of Christianity, the Priest or Deacon demands that a guard watch the doors. This ancient saying is included in the liturgy so that, at the time when the faithful declare their faith, and prior to the presentation of the eucharstic gifts, there can be… Read More

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I attach a video demonstration of a recent project. The tubular motor for roller blinds encloses a small induction motor. Due to its size, it gets hot very quickly. It has various built in features: Thermal overload protection Built in brake to allow doors to remain open or half-open Capacitor for fluent start and run… Read More

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Yes, this motor is a beauty. While playing one of Bach’s two part Inventions the other day, I heard my washing machine give out a huge groan. I had left it on, rolling about while I played the piano. On concluding my playing, I went into the kitchen to find a pall of smoke and… Read More

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Yes, it is! Sorry for this post, stuffed full of information and locations where we have fitted and repaired in the last week or so. I even stuff them into a single post like so many presents in Father Christmas’s sack. It wouldn’t even be possible to steal and make use of these images, dear… Read More

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Following on from our post about hot wiring a key switch, in which we showed that the ones we use don’t break open when you apply a hammer to them, we would like now to show how to wire them up. Obviously, there is a logic behind this, but if you don’t do a few… Read More

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