Available in both classic and modern styles, the design of our solid core doors is focused on enhanced durability and resilience.

In comparison to other foam-filled composite doors, our Solid Core Door consists of up 16 layers of timber, ensuring your door is extra secure and robustly built. With an auto-engage locking system built in, the Solid Core Doors automatically engage upon closing without needing to throw the handle.

Our Solid Core doors are triple-sealed for enhanced compression so it can put up a fight against the weather outside. Practicalities aside, our Solid Core range comes in a variety of on-trend colours and finishes that will cater to your taste.

Solid Core Door

Customise your door with a variety of glazing options. Whether you add aluminium or colour-match glazing cassettes to frame your glass, your door can be personalised to your style. Why not request your house number to be etched into the glass? Contact a Joedan advisor for more information.

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Solid Core Door features

As the name suggests, our Solid Core Doors are stronger than standard doors. If that doesn’t impress you, one of our many additional features surely will.

Our Solid Core Doors are extremely versatile, so you are able to select a door that fits in with your style of property or aims to transform the look of your home. We can modify our doors to ensure it is just how you wish.

Solid Core Doors

Auto-Engage Lock

High-security multi point lock which engages automatically upon closing so no need to lift the handle to engage your door, which means no more draughts or cold spots.


Exclusive snap secure technology with lockdown mode keeps intruders out, even when the key is in the lock. Multi point locking system with two additional shootbolts located at the top and bottom of the door for unrivalled security.


The interlocked sixteen layers of laminated timber make up 48mm of the Solid Core Door with multi directional grain. This means the has core has increased strength and rigidity.


The hardware comes in a range of colours to suit your home; they’re built to last with robust materials and quality finishes. Including letterboxes, knockers and handles in a variety of colours to suit your home.


Available with a wide range of glazing styles, including obscure and decorative glass.

Compromise-free delivery...

With unmistakable strength, the 16 layers of laminated timber that lie within the 48mm core ensures your door is as sturdy as it can be.

Security can be a worry for many people but it shouldn’t keep you up at night. Joedan’s Solid Core Doors eradicates your safety concerns because our exceptional doors offer unrivalled security.

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Solid Core Door
Portofino Solid Core Door


Make your mark on your door with the finishing touches such as colour finishes, handles and hardware. This is an opportunity to let your individual style shine through. If you are looking for something traditional, we have a range of cottage style handles and accessories. But if you are picturing your door with more modern accessories, you can choose our sleek aluminium accessories and many other on-trend pieces.

Remember the door furniture...

Customise your door with door furniture! Door furniture is a great way to personalise your front door and you’ll be given full reign over our large collection of handles.

From the very simple to the eccentric, you’ll find it all. Speak to a Joedan advisor for more details on our exciting handles.

The finest finishes - exactly as you imagined

Our Solid Core Doors are extremely adaptable so they can be paired with a number of different hardware options. As well as choosing the ideal handle, opt for a door knocker, letterbox, hinges and number plate. Each detail will enhance the overall look of your door, making it truly yours. We encourage you to consider each and every option until you find the one that matches your home’s exact character.



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There are so many doors on the market to choose from it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. To help you decide if a solid core door is the right one for your home we’ve answered some of the most common questions about this door below. If you’d like any other advice, or have other questions about our replacement doors contact our team today.

What is a Solid Core door?

A Solid Core door is a robust and durable door.

Its primary focus is on enhancing durability and resilience, making it an excellent choice for homeowners seeking a secure and long-lasting door solution.

What sets a Solid Core door apart is its construction. Unlike foam-filled composite doors, these doors consist of up to 16 layers of laminated timber. This multi-layered composition ensures exceptional strength and sturdiness. Additionally, Solid Core doors feature an auto-engage locking system that activates upon closing, eliminating the need to manually engage the handle for added security.

Weather resistance is another noteworthy feature of Solid Core doors. They are triple-sealed for enhanced compression, effectively combating the elements outside and keeping your home comfortable and protected.

In essence, a Solid Core door combines strength, security, and style into one package, offering homeowners a compromise-free solution that provides peace of mind and enhances the overall look and feel of their home.

Where can I see a Solid Core door before buying?

We understand it’s important to view our products first.

To see a Solid Core door before making a purchase, you can visit one of Joedan’s Design Centres located in various destinations, such as Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire; Bournemouth & Poole, Dorset; Newport, Isle of Wight; Orpington, Kent; and Winchester, Hampshire.

Visiting these Design Centres is highly valuable because it allows you to physically inspect and experience Solid Core doors firsthand. Solid Core doors are renowned for their strength, durability, and security features, and seeing them in person can help you fully appreciate their quality.

Moreover, speaking to Joedan’s experienced advisors at these Design Centres is an essential part of the process. These experts can provide detailed information about the Solid Core doors, answer any questions you may have, and guide you in selecting the right door for your needs. They can also offer insights into customisation options to ensure the door matches your style and preferences.

By visiting a Joedan Design Centre, you gain access to a comprehensive and informative experience, ensuring that you make an informed decision when choosing a Solid Core door for your home. It’s a valuable step in ensuring the security, durability, and aesthetic appeal of your new door.

What makes a Solid Core door different?

A Solid Core door stands out from traditional doors due to its unique construction.

Unlike standard doors, a Solid Core door is crafted with up to 16 layers of laminated timber, making it incredibly sturdy and robust. This multi-layered composition ensures that the door can withstand various external pressures, making it an ideal choice for security-conscious homeowners.

Solid Core doors are designed to resist adverse weather conditions. They are triple-sealed for enhanced compression, effectively keeping out the elements and maintaining a comfortable and secure environment.

Ultimately, what sets a Solid Core door apart is its superior construction, which includes multiple layers of laminated timber, an automatic locking system, and exceptional weather resistance. These features combine to make Solid Core doors a secure and reliable door solution.

Can you match our new door to our windows?

We understand the importance of achieving a cohesive and harmonious look for your home.

Yes, we can! Here at Joedan, we offer a wide range of customisation options that allow us to create a door that complements your existing windows seamlessly.

Our design experts can work closely with you to select the right materials, colours, finishes, and styles to ensure that your new door harmonises with your windows. Whether you have aluminium, timber or UPVC windows, we have a variety of options to choose from that will help you achieve a consistent and attractive appearance.

During your design appointments, our designers will ensure you are completely satisfied with the match before finalising your decision.

Where can I find the technical specification for these doors?

For more information on Solid Core doors, we invite you to speak with our team of expert advisors.

You can find technical information about Solid Core doors by visiting a Design Centre and discussing with the home improvement experts at Joedan. Our advisors will be able to provide you with detailed information about the specifications, features, and options available for Solid Core doors. Joedan Design Centres are equipped with knowledgeable staff who can guide you through the selection process and answer any questions you may have regarding these doors.

Our Design Centres are located in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire; Bournemouth & Poole, Dorset; Newport, Isle of Wight; Orpington, Kent; and Winchester, Hampshire. Directions and opening times can be found on our website.


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Everybody is welcome to visit one of our design centres and book a private appointment. Our sales team will be on hand to demonstrate the products and answer any questions you may have.