Communal doors with anti-vandal features and access control

Ideal for communal entrances to residential and social housing blocks

Product overview: Powder coated finish and weather seals as standard, our communal doors are available in all formats; single, double and leaf and a half, glazed and solid side and over panels are available for all door formats. Performance versions of the Communal door including security doors, fire doors and acoustic doors (see menu for these products).

The Communal door range provides robust functionality and performance for residential blocks and social housing at entry level and at economical prices.

  • British made quality doors

  • Made to measure, fast delivery

  • After sales support

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Maxdor Communal Doors provide solutions for high traffic, constant use doors in residential buildings. A durable steel door, ideal for multi-purpose entrance and exit applications in flats, apartments, university accommodation as well as buildings of multiple occupation.

Doors are manufactured from Strong, lightweight and durable, steel in a choice of designs, colours and locking options. Maxdor Communal doors are designed for the replacement of existing old doors or for new build projects.  They offer cost savings thanks to a design that allows fast installation and easy adjustment.

Applications include social housing, student accommodation, high-traffic mixed-use buildings, schools and hospitals.

Door Size Range Min Width Max Width Min Height Max Height
Single inward and outward opening 300mm 1470mm 300mm 2950mm
Double inward and outward opening 900mm 2830mm 300mm 2950mm


Panel Size Range                              Min Width Max Width Min Height Max Height
Fixed side solid panels 300mm 1225mm 300mm 2950mm
Fixed overhead solid panels 900mm 2830mm 300mm 1225mm
Fixed side glazed panels 300mm 1225mm 300mm 2950mm
Fixed overhead glazed panels 300mm 2830mm 300mm 1225mm

Maxdor Communal Doors are fabricated using 1.5mm Zintec steel to the door frame and 1.2mm Zinteck steel to the door leaf. Door frames feature a 90mm or 150mm front to back profile with integral single rebate.

The door leaf is 45mm thick door leaf, with integral anti-jemmy strips and 6No.  or 9No. dog bolts to suit the size of the door. Hinges are BS. EN 1935:2002 Grade 13 Stainless Steel. (4No. on standard doors, 6 No. for oversize doors).

Door skins come with the choice of solid doors or partial glazing/vision panels.
Glazing is avaialble as 6.4mm single laminate or 24mm laminated sealed units.
Toughened Glass, Wired Glass or Plexiglass is also available to suit the application.

Threshold options of folded steel, aluminium DDA compliant, and a double ramped aluminium threshold are available.

The hardware on Maxdor Communal doors is intended to provide controlled entry and exit though secure and reliable access control systems.

Doors are fitted with 2no magnetic locks recessed into the door leaf and outer frame.
Pull handles or Push Plates are provided to each side of the door leaf.

Security Door Cylinders are provided with the option of Brisant, Ultion Cylinders or Sold Secure diamond / TS007 3 star rated. Available as key/key, key/turn or key outside only.

Door security can be enhanced with door skins having 1.5mm or 2mm thickness and optional part timber infill.

Doors are available in a choice of standard RAL colours from the Interpon / Akzo-Nobel powder range. Minimum paint thickness is approx. 30 – 50 Microns. Options include woodgrain colours, textured powder coating and the full RAL colour range.

Maxdor Communal doors are available on a supply only or supply and fix basis. Please provide the following:

  • Manufacturing Sizes
  • Door handing as viewed from the outside.
  • RAL colour reference and whether satin, matt or gloss.
  • A dimensioned sketch of your requirements.
  • Door opening direction.
  • Hardware requirements.
  • Delivery address.

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