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Creating the perfect garage for classic Humber car collection

A bespoke timber side sliding sectional garage door by Rundum Meir has proved to be the perfect fit for a private collector of classic 1950s Humber cars. After moving into the period property around six years ago, Cab Ellis was keen to redevelop the unloved garage to create a space for housing his collection of [...]

Creating the perfect garage for classic Humber car collection2021-07-06T15:43:24+01:00

Sliding façade doors uniquely reflect Manchester landmark’s heritage

Photography © Andrew Haslam Photography (andyhaslam.com) A bronze façade featuring integrated Rundum Meir garage doors for two new townhouses in central Manchester has been uniquely designed to reflect the architecture of the nearby John Rylands Library, one of the city’s most famous neo-Gothic buildings. The duo of four storey, high specification private dwellings designed by [...]

Sliding façade doors uniquely reflect Manchester landmark’s heritage2021-06-02T09:16:12+01:00

Bespoke Rundum Meir door chosen for period property renovation

A custom-made side sliding sectional garage door by Rundum Meir has provided the perfect blend of aesthetics and modern functionality in a project to renovate a stunning Victorian home in Colchester. The large three bedroom dwelling, located on a corner plot in Colchester’s desirable New Town area, is an excellent example of a quintessentially British [...]

Bespoke Rundum Meir door chosen for period property renovation2021-04-30T13:38:23+01:00

Rundum Original meets Bavarian brief for contemporary elegance

A Rundum Meir slide sliding door spanning 11m has provided the ideal solution for a stunning contemporary new build dwelling in northern Bavaria. The architect-led project has created an extensive new home on a site near the town of Neumarkt adjacent to mature woodland. Linear in its form, the property’s main three storey block features [...]

Rundum Original meets Bavarian brief for contemporary elegance2021-04-01T07:43:29+01:00

Rundum Meir supports carbon-saving international tree planting initiative

Rundum Meir (UK) Ltd has undertaken to plant between 50 and 100 trees for every door sold as part of its support for the pioneering environmental organisation the International Tree Foundation (ITF). The company has pledged to be a supporter of the ITF, a non-profit, non-political, conservation organisation involved in planting, maintaining and protecting trees, [...]

Rundum Meir supports carbon-saving international tree planting initiative2021-02-05T12:25:13+00:00

New angle on garage design provides easier vehicle access

A newly refurbished garage at a private residence in North Yorkshire demonstrates how thinking outside the box and applying a non-standard shape can maximise the building footprint to provide the largest area of usable internal space and easy vehicle access. The angle of the external boundary of the plot of the Victorian house presented an [...]

New angle on garage design provides easier vehicle access2020-09-16T17:21:54+01:00

Rundum Original doors deliver specialist vehicle access for sensitively-designed Belfield House

Two bespoke, 8m-spanning Rundum Original side sliding garage doors have played a key role in enabling Evans Vettori architects to deliver on their thoughtful, sensitive vision for the modern new premises of a well-established firm of funeral directors in Buxton. The building’s high quality design and excellent build standard by NSJ Contractors, which resulted in [...]

Rundum Original doors deliver specialist vehicle access for sensitively-designed Belfield House2020-09-16T17:13:38+01:00

Opening the door to flood resilient buildings

Garage doors from Rundum Meir which are designed to cope comfortably with regular flood events can help building owners and architects to upgrade their buildings in water-side locations to make them more flood resilient as the UK climate changes. According to the Met Office, the UK’s weather is set to change in a way that [...]

Opening the door to flood resilient buildings2020-09-16T17:13:20+01:00

Fresh thinking for air flow in garages with ventilated doors

Hand-crafted bespoke garage doors which incorporate ventilation louvres can play an important role in optimising air flow in garage spaces to facilitate air conditioning systems and improve internal air quality for users. As a manufacturer of bespoke garage doors, Rundum Meir designs and makes every door to suit the exact needs of a property, and [...]

Fresh thinking for air flow in garages with ventilated doors2020-09-16T17:13:00+01:00

Form and functional excellence for new Perthshire dwelling

A Rundum Original bespoke garage door has provided the ideal solution for a stunning new contemporary home built on the banks of Loch Tummel in the Scottish Highlands. Developed on the site of a former Victorian farmhouse and outbuildings, the house provides three floors of accommodation overlooking Perthshire’s famous mountain, Schiehallion. Designed by WT Architecture [...]

Form and functional excellence for new Perthshire dwelling2020-09-16T17:12:40+01:00