‘Bon Voyage’ to the Kellett brothers

In January this year Britdoors Group said goodbye to Anthony and Paul Kellett after 45 years of service at JCK Joinery. The well-loved joinery was first started in 1830 by their great, great, great, grandfather, John Cornelius Kellett.             Since conception, JCK Joinery (then known as J C Kellett) has […]

Our business, driven by passion and commitment

In June 2014 the first Xerxes Equity (JCKs financial owner)  Annual Commercial Conference took place in the Midlands.  The theme of the event was ‘Building our future together’. Key messaging included, ‘Our business will be driven by passionate and committed people’ and ‘The customer is at the heart of what we do’. During the event over 60 […]

Britdoors Group gets a refresh

Retailers, Housebuilders, Distributers, Affordable Housing organisations and fabricators now have easier access to the industry’s biggest range of UK manufactured composite and timber doors with a brand new website, online ordering capability and ‘Door Designer’ (coming soon) and marketing support from our parent company and leading UK manufacturer, Britdoors Group. Britdoors Group launched a new-look enhanced […]

JCK Joinery, leading timber door manufacturer joins Britdoors Group

As of the 4th November 2013, JCK Joinery joined the market leading entrance door manufacturer Britdoors Group. Britdoors Group believes that this new acquisition will help further establish its position within the door manufacturing market, as truly being able to offer high quality, high value and versatile doors to suit all types of requirements. “We […]

Quarterly house building start figures up 6% in the UK

The latest house building start figures in the UK shows that government action is getting the construction sector going again and providing much needed homes, it is claimed. The data shows that there were 29,510 new homes started between April and June this year, some 6% higher than the previous quarter, and a third higher […]

The headlines we dread but come to expect ‘New Builds Numbers Shrinking’

So… numbers of new house builds are reducing, however the reduction is 4% which on the face of it sounds like it could be a huge figure  however, it equates to 425 less homes so is it as scary as the headline, mmm we shall see. What is noteworthy some of constructions big players are […]

Secured by Design Cylinders

Anti-snap and core extraction testing, Success! Testing Secure PAS24 all Part 1 & 2 Cylinder snap & core extract. In pursuance of the latest revisions of PAS24 we tested 11 alternative cylinders for the resistance to snapping and cylinder core extraction. Out of those tested 3 alternative manufacturers’ cylinders were successful. These cylinders have now […]

54mm Double Doors Successfully Tested

We decided to test the 54mm double doors to achieve PAS24 after we noticed a that a demand was growing for this type of product to be Secured by Design. The tests were carried out on the 25th January 2007 and we have included some images to give you an idea of what the doors […]

New Range of SBD Compliant Doorsets

The new SBD compliant doors are a Non-fire external flush door, and internal applications where a fire door is not specified. These doors have a thickness of 56mm providing a high U-value of 1.1 and an insulation value of 0.034. The aesthetic quality to these doors is flexible. We can engrave virtually any design onto […]

JCK Joinery now have Chain of Custody

We have been working towards obtaining the certification for Chain of Custody to enable us to use FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) timber in our doorsets. In October 2006 we were delighted to achieve the accreditation from BM Trada with the Chain of Custody Certification and can […]

New Timber – Accoya, out-performs most timbers

Research into Accoya(TM) wood began in the 1920s and has been a continuous progression of research and development since then. With timber suitable for the manufacturing of doorsets available by the end of 2007, we at JCK are very keen to implement the usage of it as soon as possible. With its durability being better […]