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    • oozle1989
    • By oozle1989 7th Jan 19, 9:26 AM
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    oozle1989
    New front door - how much!!
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    • 7th Jan 19, 9:26 AM
    New front door - how much!! 7th Jan 19 at 9:26 AM
    We have been quoted £3,213.40 for a new front door and side panel window from Anglian. I was quite shocked at how expensive it was and wasn’t expecting it to be that much. This was for their basic PVC range and after applying all their various discounts for recycling, marketing etc!

    Can anyone give me some costs to compare too as this is our first house and i've never bought a new door before. I might be being naive but I had a figure in my head of around £1000!

    The specs are

    Door: 890mm x 2050mm
    Casement Window; 1230mm x 2050mm
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    • oozle1989
    • By oozle1989 14th May 19, 1:08 PM
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    oozle1989
    Just an update - I got a quote from a local guy who does doors and windows and it was almost a third cheaper than what Anglian quoted! Just under £1300 for composite door and window.

    Its being done as I type
    • sandyk01
    • By sandyk01 17th May 19, 10:31 AM
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    sandyk01
    I just got mine done 2 weeks ago.

    Modern looking composite black door with panels and a diamond window with a letter box/number/yale lock for £480. I got a local double glazing guy to fit it for £150. Success!

    Prior to the above I had a quote from a well known national company for £1800. And two local companies at £1400 and £900.

    I have the details of the company I got my door from so let me know if you need them
    • tgon
    • By tgon 17th May 19, 11:39 AM
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    tgon
    Just an update - I got a quote from a local guy who does doors and windows and it was almost a third cheaper than what Anglian quoted! Just under £1300 for composite door and window.

    Its being done as I type
    Originally posted by oozle1989
    Good outcome. Always buy local and recommended where doors and windows are concerned.
    • no1catman
    • By no1catman 19th May 19, 3:39 PM
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    no1catman
    I've recently had a second front door fitted - cost £2,070.
    But before you start thinking - that's expensive - did have another quote from another local company for £2,000:
    - purpose built into an archway, so curved frame at the top,
    - French style doors - both open outwards,
    - laminated noise reduction glass - has worked with both doors, hardly hear any traffic noise, indeed struggle to hear the post!
    - specified leadwork design to match existing windows.
    - plus of course, letterbox and door knocker.

    And yes, there is enough space to stand between the two closed doors. Gives us better piece of mind security wise - couple of months ago had a couple of guys come and try the door handle - didn't knock - just tried the handle!!
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    • Trevi
    • By Trevi 4th Jun 19, 7:47 AM
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    Don't go to Anglian, we have been trying 27 months to get them to complete the fitting of 13 Windows. Still trying.
    We have Windows that we can not open because of excessive rendering applied to the reveals.
    No one cares at Anglian, their moto is' get in, do a crap job and get out'. Letters to CEO answered by YTS person.
    If anyone can advise how to get action please contribute. Now considering legal action.
    • PurAsc
    • By PurAsc 4th Jun 19, 3:13 PM
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    PurAsc
    Sorry, but that's daylight robbery! I've seen high-tech aluminium entrance doors cheaper than that!
    Google 'front door' + the area you live and then have a read through the Google business reviews and go from there...
    • markin
    • By markin 5th Jun 19, 11:51 PM
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    markin
    Don't go to Anglian, we have been trying 27 months to get them to complete the fitting of 13 Windows. Still trying.
    We have Windows that we can not open because of excessive rendering applied to the reveals.
    No one cares at Anglian, their moto is' get in, do a crap job and get out'. Letters to CEO answered by YTS person.
    If anyone can advise how to get action please contribute. Now considering legal action.
    Originally posted by Trevi



    Is it really there fault if the inside and outside size are so far apart?


    Did they do the rendering? It may be simpler to get someone to redo the window rendering.
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