Ultra slim aluminium sliding doors transform Aldeburgh family home

Just a stone’s throw from the beach and the wonderful town of Aldeburgh, Andrew’s family home has been transformed with an impressive extension, finished with our ultra slim aluminium sliding doors.

The extension was undertaken to create a contemporary open plan living space, perfect for entertaining and for the family to be together.  It combined the kitchen and dining areas, which had previously been separate, making room for a beautiful new kitchen and flooding light throughout.   It created not only beautiful views of the garden, but also easy access to the outside, previously only possible through the sitting room. 

In place of the old conservatory, the new extension contained three sets of our sliding doors, a large three panel installation along the back of the house, a further set of doors to the side to enable a beautiful corner opening, and a final pair from the sitting room.

Sunflex black SVG20 aluminium ultra slim sliding doors at Aldeburgh home - open.
Sunflex black SVG20 aluminium ultra slim sliding doors at Aldeburgh home - closed.

Recommended to The Burgess Group by the architect, Andrew said of the installation:

“We wanted ceiling to floor glass to maximise the view of the garden and were drawn to the doors by the thin profiles and how light they are to move; these were the two features we really wanted.  We’re very happy.”

Andrew and his family opted for our Sunflex SVG20 Aluminium sliding doors, with a minimal 20mm sightline between panels.  They selected flush stacking & floor, marine grade treatment and a stainless steel bar handle on the inside, with a flush handle outside.

Explore our aluminium sliding doors here, or why not visit our showroom to experience their slim sightlines and smooth operation.

Sunflex black SVG20 aluminium ultra slim sliding doors at Aldeburgh home - open.

Why choose Sunflex sliding doors?

Sunflex have over 30 years of specialist door manufacturing experience.  If filling your space with natural light is your aim, then the addition of large glass panels paired with incredibly thin frames is your solution. 

Every set of doors is handmade to your exact specification, no matter the scale of your project.  The advanced engineering means that even at the largest sizes they are almost effortless to open.  Advanced security as standard is ensured with a 5-point locking system. 

These doors can withstand the British climate all year round, they have been independently tested to severe weather rating performance and provide advanced wind and rain protection.  They manage this with their narrow frame depths of just 59mm, so no matter what angle you are viewing them from they appear slim.

These doors are customisable, from the configuration, adding fixed frames to the side or above, selecting from over 200 RAL colours and choosing your handles.

Sunflex have over 30 years of specialist door manufacturing experience.  If filling your space with natural light is your aim, then the addition of large glass panels paired with incredibly thin frames is your solution. 

Every set of doors is handmade to your exact specification, no matter the scale of your project.  The advanced engineering means that even at the largest sizes they are almost effortless to open.  Advanced security as standard is ensured with a 5-point locking system. 

These doors can withstand the British climate all year round, they have been independently tested to severe weather rating performance and provide advanced wind and rain protection.  They manage this with their narrow frame depths of just 59mm, so no matter what angle you are viewing them from they appear slim.

These doors are customisable; from the configuration, adding fixed frames to the side or above, to selecting from over 200 RAL colours and choosing your handles.

Why choose the SVG20 sliding doors?

The key objective here was maximising the garden view.  The SVG20 doors have incredibly narrow 20mm sightlines, providing an almost seamless wall of glass.  The advanced design and engineering mean the slender frame depths allow the doors to remain slim in appearance; no matter the angle they are viewed from.  The doors can be customised to fit openings from 1.8m all the way up to 24m wide, in a choice of configurations.  They are unbelievably easy to operate with the advanced engineered running gear and can also be provided with a flush floor detail, this creates that seamless transition between inside and out.