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About Us

Knowles is a leading manufacturer of bespoke timber door solutions. Established over 95 years ago, we are a major supplier of fire doors, acoustic doors, security doors and interior door sets.
We offer nationwide distribution, minimal lead times and a broad range of customisable options to perfectly compliment your premises; making our door solutions ideal for both commercial and domestic environment.

Our Story

Throughout the generations of the Knowles family, we have continuously developed to suit the needs of the construction industry. We now offer products that are FSC certified, this non-profit organisation works to promote the sustainable management of the world’s forests.  Sustainable materials are important to us as ever growing concerns over sustainability shape the world of British and European manufacturing.

  • We have a wealth of experience over our 95 years.
  • Knowles’s staff are experts in the production of skirting boards, architrave, window boards, door frames (and doors!)
  • Olympic quality – We have distributed to the Olympic village, Jaguar Landrover and Abbey Road Studios.
  • Our products are manufactured in-house.
  • Short lead times. From 3-5 days on MDF and timber products.
  • Choose from a range of 80 standard profiles and bespoke designs.
From our Birmingham based factory, we are able to distribute products nationwide. Our location is a stone’s throw away from the M6 motorway – the main arterial route between all major cities in the country. With an extensive factory, top of the range machinery and an army of skilled staff. E & S W Knowles can accommodate all your skirting and architrave needs.
E. & S.W. Knowles & Co. Ltd’s experience stems from being a major supplier of fire rated and regular doors, door sets, pallets, cladding, packing and cases, we also have extensive joinery capabilities, and if its wood, chances are we can manufacture it. You may have already used a product made by E. & S.W. Knowles & Co. Ltd.

For any questions or enquiries, email or call our sales team who will be happy to help.

Visit our contact page and fill out our form or call us on 0845 8387 414.