About Us

E & S W Knowles are an Industry leading manufacturer and supplier of internal doors solutions and joinery since 1923. Specialising in fire, acoustic and security doors in an extensive range of high-quality finishes and styles.

Our History

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.

Our
Location

Our manufacturing and administrate headquarters are based in Birmingham, West Midlands – just a stone’s throw away from the M6 motorway. 

Strategical placed at the arterial route between all major cities in the country, allowing us to provide a nationwide service.

Combining our expertise and experience with cutting edge technology, to ensure each and every project is finished to the highest of standards.

Our
Experience

All of our internal doors are crafted and designed with style in mind. We pride ourselves on not only delivering great craftmanship but also construction.

We have been manufacturing bespoke doorsets and joinery in the Midlands for over 97 years. 

With a wealth of knowledge in our field, we have had the pleasure of working on thousands of projects for a range of clientele on a global scale. Travis Perkins, Amazon, NHS, & B&Q are just a few suppliers we have worked alongside.

Manufacturing Team working upon bespoke timber doorsets
Our Doors & Components undergo rigorously Fire Testing

Our Accreditation

E & S W Knowles are accredited by various third-party bodies, ensuring we are competent and working to the appropriate standards and best practice for the project.

Our Fire Doors are accredited under the IFC Certification and BM TRADA ‘Q’ Mark Fire Schemes with 30-minute (FD30) 60 minute (FD60) 90 Minute (FD90) and 120 minutes (FD120) fire resistance.

Fire specifications can be easily recognized from their IFC tamper-evident label and BM TRADA fire door plug system. Our fire doors are made with fire resistant timber controlled by ISO approved standards.

IFC Certification Box Accreditation
BMTrada Accreditation
IFC Certification Box Accreditation
BMTrada Accreditation

Best Practice
& Materials

As a manufacturer of bespoke door sets, we constantly strive for ways to improve the efficiency, product quality, and reduce the environmental impact.

Throughout the generations of the Knowles family, we have continuously developed to suit the needs of the construction industry seeking methods of best practice and materials. 

We’re proud to say that we are an FSC® Timber, accredited company. The FSC, which stands for the Forest Stewardship Council, is a well renowned international organization that promotes the responsible 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.

FSC Mark of Responsible Foresty
FSC Mark of Responsible Foresty
FSC Approved Materials at E & S W Knowles