You know what they say about first impressions and all. Well, the same applies to your home. The front door is one of the first things that people notice when entering your home which is why it is so important for yours to have that awe-inspiring wow factor. From its colour, design and style, the front door should speak for itself and invite a guest in.

Famous front doors across London

221b Baker Street

Famously known as the residence of our beloved deerstalker-wearing detective, Sherlock Holmes to us brits. This entrance door, complete with gold door furniture, is instantly recognisable by any detective fan.

exterior shot of 221b baker street front door

No. 10 Downing Street

The importance of a stylish front door can be signified by how memorable some of our famous key doors across London are. For instance, the one and only iconic No. 10 Downing Street door is probably the most famous door in London. Shown continuously, this beautiful shiny and black Georgian door with a lion’s head knocker is the only way in and out of the PM’s residence.

Exterior shot of 10 downing street front door

Eleven and a Half, Fournier Street

Located in Spitalfields, this surviving 18th-century location holds a lot of charm and culture from the past. What used to house artistic French silk wavers, this beautiful but simplistic door was made famous in recent years through social media outlets. this iconic blue door now houses an art dealership keeping its creative roots alive.

exterior shot of eleven and a half door

Renovation tips for your Entrance Door

Being in the heart of winter right now there is no better time to consider an overhaul for your door,  for a number of reasons. One being that with shorter nights during the winter, it gets dark a lot earlier which is the most opportune time to get burgled – so It’s the perfect time to upgrade home security. From energy retention purposes to increasing kerb value, here are our top picks when making any renovations to your door:

  • Replacing your glazing unit with high-performance glazing which can incorporate unique and decorative panes of glass.
  • Upgrading to super-strong composite doors or with multi-point locking will ensure your loved ones and possessions remain safe.
  • Enhance the look of your home with our designer ultra-modern aluminium doors, complete with thermal break technology. These doors are capable of transforming both heritage and modern refurbishments while keeping your energy bills low.
  • Make a statement on your home’s entrance by completely changing its look. This can be achieved by our limitless RAL colour range to suit any property style. Perhaps you prefer the look of wood but don’t want the hassle of the maintenance? Fret not, we even have woodgrain foil effects to help you achieve the look you’re after!Black Composite Door

Focused, friendly and professional home renovators throughout London

From our secure front doors to appealing back doors, our product range at Aim Windows knows no limits. We specialise in all home improvement areas from conservatories, windows and roof lanterns. If you’re the type of person who likes a hands-on approach, why don’t you come and visit our showroom to get more inspiration. For any other enquiries don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on 0207 537 0852 or pop us an email at and a reliable member of our knowledgeable team will get back to you as soon as possible.