Side Hinged Bowdon Steel Door

The Bowdon side hinged garage door with off centre split and centre split options are a modern version of the traditional Georgian panel with a pattern of three rectangles to each panel.

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Side hinged Garage doors – off centre and centre split Bowdon

Magnelis ® Steel


The Bowdon side hinged garage door is a modern version of the traditional Georgian panel with a pattern of three rectangles to each panel. Also, the upper rectangles can be replaced with windows giving garages natural light.

The subtle side door allows quick and easy access without displaying the full garage contents. For full access, both doors can be opened.


  • Magnelis ® Steel powder coated
  • Left or right off centre split
  • Inward or outward opening
  • Added privacy
  • Easy Access


See Technical Specification for more details or contact us for a made-to-measure quotation

Colour options

The Bowdon is finished in a choice of 22 polyester powder coat colours:

  • Anthracite grey RAL 7016
  • Cobalt blue RAL 5013
  • Jet black RAL 9005
  • Light ivory RAL 1015
  • Moss green RAL 6005
  • Ruby red RAL 3003
  • Signal white RAL9003
  • Vandyke brown BS08B29

More colour choices outlined above.

Optional Extras

Eurolock and bars (With choice of Black, Chrome or Antique brass handle)
Hinges (With choice of Brass, Chrome or Large stainless bearing)
Door stays
Window options

More Door Options

Side Hinged Adlington
Side Hinged Langdale
Canopy Bowden
Retractable Bowden

Useful Information

What is a Side Hinged Garage Door?
What Are The Standard Garage Door Sizes?
Steel or Fibreglass
Guide on Garage Door Fitting and Installation

Help & Guidance

Additional information

Preview a Door Colour

Anthracite Grey. RAL 7016, Chartwell Green BS-14-C-35, Cobalt Blue. RAL 5013, Goose Grey BS-00-A-5, Iron Grey RAL 7011, Jet Black. RAL 9005, Light Grey RAL 7035, Light Ivory. RAL 1015, Moss Green. RAL 6005, Pebble Grey RAL 7032, Poppy Red BS 04-E-53, Ruby Red RAL 3003, Signal Blue RAL 5005, Signal White. RAL 9003, Sky Blue RAL 5015, Traffic Red RAL 3020, Traffic Yellow RAL 1023, Vandyke Brown. BS08B29, Water Blue RAL 5021

Technical Specification

Technical Specification

Bowdon Steel Door Sizes
Side hinged and personnel – internal frame size

frame sizes for side hinged doors

Certain sizes have an overlap in the possible panel configuration, unless specified we will use the configuration deemed most suitable.


Door configuration will obviously alter in relation to door size and therefore images used on this site cannot replicate every alternative.

Colour and appearance may differ from items shown on this website.

The company reserves the right to make alterations in design and manufacture as are deemed necessary without notification.




Unless specified otherwise at the time of order doors will be made as follows-

First opening door to be on right as viewed from outside.

Certain sizes will require the use of infill panels- see table. Some example images can be found in GALLERY.

Side hinged doors opening out only will have draught seal to sides and top internally.

Clear opening of steel frame will be 40mm less in width and 20mm less in height than Frame Opening Size. (Please note the depth of door panel may also reduce clear opening if the opening travel of door leaf is restricted.)

Lock mechanism will be Roller Bolt Night Latch.

Tower bolts will be fitted to top and bottom of 2nd leaf.