Essential Design Group
One of the leading distributors of fully finished interior fire doors in the UK and Ireland. Based in Castledawson, Northern Ireland, Essential Design Group is a forward-thinking, dynamic supplier to the construction industry.
Essential Design Groups works closely with a wide range of clients from specifiers to contractors and directly with the end customer. Our client list speaks for itself regarding our credentials as an established, reputable and reliable supplier to the construction, commercial and retail sectors.
Established in 2001 by Oliver and Mandy Higgins the company started life as a joinery works but soon moved into the manufacture and supply of doors. This was followed by the addition of a glass division, which began its life to service the need for glazed panels in door products.
Today, Essential Design Group is made up of three distinct but integrated divisions which offer a complete service to the specifier, contractor and client. Crucially, each division works together as a team within the Group to offer one-stop, comprehensive and quality solutions, on time and to budget.
One of the leading distributors of fully finished fire doors in the United Kingdom and Ireland, working with some of the largest and most technologically advanced manufactures in Europe and working for a prestigious list of clients in the construction, fit-out, public, corporate and retail markets.
As the longest established division of Essential Design Group, it has 13 years of experience is creating bespoke joinery solutions for a wide range of clients and applications, from hospitality to corporate and retail applications. Joinery staff are skilled craftsmen with a depth and breadth of experience in bespoke joinery.
Essential Glass is one of the leading installers of aluminium framing to the fit-out & construction industry within the commercial & residential sector. We specialise in glazed shopfront facades, bi-fold/patio doors, balustrades & balconies, aluminium curtain walling, windows & doors, toughened glass door assemblies, glazed canopies & internal partitions.
We are BWF Certified under the Fire Door Alliance Scheme
Our Latest News & Projects
Keep up to date with all of our latest news as well as the latest projects which we have worked on across Northern Ireland, the rest of the UK and Ireland.
Check out EDG’s current and past projects which we have worked on in the UK & Ireland; including Fire Doors, Glass Solutions (Commercial & Residential projects) & Bespoke Joinery.
Keep up to date with all of Essential Design Group’s latest news; from supporting Fire Door Safety Week, working on bespoke joinery projects and growing our glass division in the UK & Ireland.
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Essential Design Group have provided us with certified fire door-sets in line with our required specification while achieving both quality & safety expectations. The ability to meet programme is vital and the service provided from ordering to delivery to site was excellent. We look forward to working with the team again.Adrian ScottAdston Construction
Essential Designs provided us with fire doors, skirting & architrave to meet client requirements and specification. The project was well delivered through all processes from drawing, manufacture and delivery to site; we would highly recommend the team to anybody in the industry.Sean KennyPD Contractors
The service provided by the team at Essential Designs Group is excellent; ability to meet budget and programme is key for everyone in the industry & they do so without compromising on quality. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them for any fire door or joinery requirements.Brendan O’NeillEDS NI Ltd
We have a long standing relationship with Essential Designs, in both a customer & supplier capacity and have always found the service & products supplied to be second to none. Quick turnaround is vital and quality is not compromised in delivering this.AlanQuasar Tooling
Essential are our go to supplier for all types of door set for many years. They are completive on price and have to deliver to quite often very tight programmes and always ensuring the quality is what we expect for our clients.PatrickPortview Fit-Out Ltd
Essential Design Group offer a professional service and actively go the extra mile to resolve any issues should they arise, in a timely and efficient manner. We are happy to recommend them.Gregory BeggsGEM Interior Contracts Limited Director
Essential Design Group provided a good, efficient service and a good quality product. I fully expect to use your services (if required) in the future.Brett AndrewsBSA Group
Essential Designs always provide a good reliable product, on time & within budget. Their help in the design process through their knowledge of fire doors has been invaluable.Paul DowneyMcAleer & Rushe