Ultra slim sliding doors in Woolacombe property overlooking the bay


Set within a conservation area on the dark slate cliffs, overlooking Woolacombe beach. This expertly designed property replaces the original 1930’s home.

The project

Sitting on the footprint of the original house, the contemporary dwelling, with its white washed walls and slate roof fits in perfectly with its neighbours. The property displays a modest appearance from the outside, which really opens up when you step inside.

The ground floor houses the 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and living areas. While upstairs in the ‘open attic’ is the kitchen and dining/living area.

The key areas of the house have been arranged around the stunning views enjoyed by the property. With the views framed by floor to ceiling windows and doors.


The glazing was a key element in this properties design. To maximise the views, ensuring minimal interruptions, the slimmest sight-lines were required.

A 6 meter wide, triple track, slim sliding door was selected for the upstairs kitchen/dining area, which leads out onto the balcony. The slim sliding doors have one fixed leaf and two sliding leaves. Consequently this allows two thirds of the aperture to be opened. The doors were selected for their slim sight-lines of just 20mm throughout the visible system. As a result opened or closed the interruptions are minimal.

A 5 meter wide, triple track sliding door was also chosen for the downstairs living area. In addition to, two, 2.5 meter wide, double track, slim sliding doors for the master bedroom and bathroom. All with electric high security operation, for ease of opening.

Finished in RAL 7021 Matt – black grey, the frames virtually get lost in their surroundings.

Matching floor to ceiling windows were used throughout the rest of the property. Which includes a large 3.5 meter wide fixed window in the master bedroom, with 3 equal panes. A pre-anodised finish has been applied to the frames to help protect them in the harsh marine environment. Pre-anodisation is a treatment applied to the aluminium prior to powder coating. As a result this coating protects the paint surface from beneath, reducing the chance of bubbling and lifting of the powder coating.

Large flat roof lights were installed into the roof of the property, allowing the light within the kitchen area to be maximized whilst also enjoying the view from above.

Due to the size of the glazing and the hard to reach location, a crane and lifting equipment were required to help guide the glass into place.


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About this project

Woolacombe, Devon


Slim Sliding Doors, Fixed Windows, Tilt Before Turn Windows, Flat Roof Lights

RAL 7021 Matt - Black Grey

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"The whole process has been excellent - I really appreciate the patience you've taken on what is a huge expenditure for a passion project, working with total amateurs! You've always taken the time to answer questions, explain options and crucially, make recommendations when nativity/inexperience clouds our judgement. A real skill and something I personally have really appreciated as I feel confident that we now have windows and doors that complement our house, design and style. Without that level of consultative engagement and relationship I'm confident I would have overlooked details and made a substandard decision. Thank you!"

Mrs Trestain, Padstow

"Just a quick note of thanks to the whole team for our fab windows and doors, we are delighted with both the product and also with the whole fitting process. The lads were brilliant (it's not often you get trades in the house who leave it cleaner at the end of the day than when they arrive in the morning!!) and just quietly got on with the job. Thank you again"

Mr & Mrs Leonard, Exeter

"The pocket sliding door and gable look amazing, it’s an impressive bit of kit and it’s a revelation to be able to open the space up! I have to say we’ve been very impressed with all your teams positivity, professionalism and workmanship, from start to finish - so a big thank you…"

Mr Marsh, Exeter

"I would like to thank you for the quality of the service we have received from Aspect Windows and commend you for the care and attention that we have received throughout the process. I am thoroughly pleased with our new windows and would recommend your services to anybody who asks."

Mr & Mrs Miller, Exmouth

"I wanted to just send my thanks and appreciation. We had an install approx. 6 years ago including some bi-fold doors which in recent weeks appeared to have dropped and became very difficult to lock. I called the office on Monday and a lady took my details and quickly called me back suggesting you had an engineer locally the following day. He arrived and was extremely polite and efficient and diagnosed a broken hinge. He went back to the depot collected the replacement part, then returned to Budleigh and completed the repair. We really appreciate the speed and efficiency with which you dealt with the issue and the ease from a customer perspective. "

Mr Ashby, Budleigh Salterton

"I just wanted to say thank you for the excellent service you have provided in the planning, removal & installation of our beautiful new windows and doors. We were completely amazed & delighted at the speed of which the installation took place and the hard work put in by the installation team. They worked very efficiently and communicated with me at ease through the week so I knew their plans with each room for installation. All the windows & door look great and we have already had lots of compliments. "

Mrs Oakes-Ash, Exmouth

"We would like to thank everyone at Aspect Windows for the fantastic service that we have received on our project. From start to finish, you have been so professional and we are totally thrilled with our sliding doors and our side door. We would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone thinking of undergoing a similar project."

Mrs Moores, Templecombe

"We would just like to say how excellent the service has been from Aspect Windows from beginning to end. The salesman could not have been more helpful, we felt completely unhurried and un-pressured. The fitter was also extremely good, he was neat, careful and very respectful of our property as well as being very sociable and polite. Congratulations Aspect Windows on a really good job I wish everything in life could be so straightforward!"

Mr Foster, Exeter

"I had chosen Aspect Windows in Exeter to supply the glazing as they had a good reputation and specialised in aluminium doors windows and curtain walling. Aspect were brilliant throughout the design and fitting process, working to incredibly tight tolerances especially on the curtain walling."

Mr Abdilla, Exeter