5 Reasons You Should Upgrade To An Aluminium Shop Front

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Upgrade your shop front with an aluminium frame. You only get one chance to make a good first impression, so make sure it counts. We are the leading manufacturers of shopfronts in Cheltenham and are experienced in designing, manufacturing and fitting beautiful bespoke shopfronts.

What Are The Benefits Of Aluminium Shopfronts?

Coming with many benefits that span further than just being aesthetically better and nicer to look at. They are often more eco-friendly, safer and much more versatile.

Renewable and Eco-Friendly Shop Fronts

Aluminium is 100% recyclable which means straight away you’re positively benefiting the environment by using a completely renewable material. Not to mention that it can be found in an abundance which means that it’s always quite easy to get hold of.

The best factor about aluminium is that once it has been recycled and adapted to new shapes, it doesn’t lose its strength or durability. This means that no matter where it has come from you can be sure that you’re getting sturdy, robust materials whilst helping the environment.

The Versatility of Aluminium

Aluminium is one of the most versatile metals to work with. Easily customisable and just as versatile as plastic based alternatives, it enhances your shopfront as it is a much stronger material. In terms of security Aluminium keeps its tensile strength even after being shaped which means it keeps its ability to resist being pulled apart. 

Because it is such a strong and malleable material, it can be shaped to fit any size and shape required. This leaves only your imagination to conjure up some spectacular designs that can really enhance the front of your business.

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Rivets and joints can create unattractive areas of your shop making it look unprofessional and unsightly. With aluminium, there’s no need for this as it can be adapted to any shape.

Save Money With An Aluminium Shop Front

As business owners, getting good value for money is likely to be high on your priorities when it comes to a new shop front installation. Luckily, aluminium is in abundance and can be cheap depending on your design and vision. 

It isn’t just cheaper as a material compared to alternatives, it will also save you money in the long run too. The thermal insulation properties are brilliant and can mean saving on your heating bills, maintaining an ambient temperature throughout. When paired with quality glass, you could see a significant change in heating with aluminum frames.

Update It With Ease

Unlike alternative frames for your shop, aluminium can be very easily updated if it starts to wear or if you’re looking for a change. Easily painted, you can change the whole front of your store easily and relatively hassle free. Often particular spray paints can be used too, creating bespoke designs for your store, this can be done by specialists with ease. 

This may save you time and money if the future  should you wish to take your business in a different direction. Instead of a full refit of the front of your shop it may just be a case of painting to suit the needs of your brand.

Frequently Asked Questions

Depending on your specifications such as security, level of design, size etc. the  price can vary. Our team of experienced fabricators will be able to assist with any enquiries you may have.

This ultimately depends on your needs & budget. As one of the strongest options it can be much better value for money in the long run due to its durability.



Yes, they are one of the safest options available on the market. Designed to not show rivets or joints plus the tensile strength of the material make them extremely secure. Call our team for more information.

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