The WPA Framework Agreement for Communal Entrance Doorsets and Associated Products has been developed in conjunction with Secured by Design and is available to all Local Authorities, Housing Associations and other public sector bodies funded by public finance throughout the UK and forms one of the WPA windows and doors portfolio.

Products Offered

This framework offers specialist design, manufacture, supply and installation of communal entrance systems from specialist manufacturers with a choice of doorset materials depending on individual requirements including:

-- Aluminium 
-- Mild steel 
-- Stainless steel doorsets
-- Screens and fanlights in materials as above
-- Fire resistant door assemblies
-- Door/access control systems
-- All products are to enhanced security standards PAS 24, STS 202 Burglary Rating 2 or LPS 1175 Security Rating 2
-- Impaired mobility solutions
-- Cyclical service/maintenance package associated to installation
-- Emergency repair/maintenance of associated installation
-- All doorsets manufacured under this framework are CE Marked as required in law under the European Construction Products Regulations (CPR).

Product Standards

All of the products covered by this framework have been designed to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations, including:

  • Fire safety – Part B
  • Conservation of fuel and power – Part L
  • Access to and use of buildings – Part M
  • Glazing safety – Part N (Wales only)
  • Security – Part Q (England new build only)

The specialist manufacturers appointed to this framework also offer the following product benefits:

  • High quality, best value communal entrance doorsets
  • An extensive range of door patterns, colours and finishes
  • A choice of hardware options including specialist applications for egress and enhanced security
  • Hardware and design options to meet DDA requirements and conformity to BS 8300
  • Doorsets compliant with PAS 24 and BS EN 14351-1 ensuring quality standards of manufacture and performance
  • Doorsets are also compliant with the enhanced security standard of STS 202 BR2 or LPS SR2

Services provided by WPA appointed companies on this framework include:

  • Design advice and support on the interpretation and conformity to regulatory requirements, including planning assistance
  • Liaison with Secured by Design on local crime statistics and design criteria
  • A full survey and installation service, including programming
  • Clients’ choice exercises and ongoing liaison
  • A complete supply and installation service including service/maintenance where requested
  • All installation works and management undertaken to the guidance set out in BS 8213-4 and BS 8214, including finishing and making good
  • A 10 year product and installation guarantee is provided for WPA projects. An independent insurance backed warranty may also be requested at additional cost.

Valid until 30th April 2021.


Communal Entrance Doorsets

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