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Origin Doors

Origin Bi-Fold Doors

  • Guarantee based on where your doors will be installed
  • Smooth running free glide system
  • Finger safe gasket technology
  • No boundaries low threshold option
  • Thermally efficient
  • Ultra slim lightweight durable aluminium frames
  • Advanced weather tight seals
  • Colour co-ordinated seals in seven colours
  • Durable powder coating

Introducing the Origin Bi-Fold Door

The bi-fold door is integral to Origin’s collection of the finest quality home improvement products, designed and manufactured in Great Britain. The Origin Door is a beautifully crafted and expertly finished door system made from premium grade aluminium.

Complementing any property – whether it be a new or existing build, an extension, or even a period styled cottage – the Origin Bi-fold Door is guaranteed to change the way a home is interacted with, enabling it to be enjoyed like never before. The Origin Bi-fold Door holds the key to longer summer days, warmer winter evenings and an all year-round uninterrupted widescreen view of your world.

To stand the test of time

The Origin Bi-fold Door has been engineered to perform and built to last.

Exclusively designed, developed and manufactured in our state-of-the-art UK factory, when choosing Origin, you can guarantee yourself of something special. At every stage of the manufacturing process, each door undergoes rigorous quality testing to ensure that it leaves the Origin factory at a consistently exceptional standard.

Up to a 20 year guarantee

Our in-house research and development team continue to work tirelessly improving each component and manufacturing technique to better all features such as security, thermal efficiency and safety.

Life with no boundaries
Weathered thresholdWeathered threshold
Non-weathered thresholdNon-weathered threshold

Life with no boundaries

When the doors are fully opened, the outside is well and truly welcomed in. Lots of people opt for as little step between the inside and out as possible to give a seamless link. This is determined by the threshold. For external doors, we would recommend a weathered threshold as it has a small lip to create a weather tight seal, the track can be sunk into the floor so it leaves a small upstand of under 1cm.

Weathered thresholdWeathered threshold

Non-weathered thresholds have no lip and are usually used internally or in a sheltered area. They can be installed to be completely flush, however, they do not have the same high weather test results as our weathered threshold.

Non-weathered thresholdNon-weathered threshold

Safe and secure

Safe and secure

Origin have developed an outstandingly secure and completely unique bi-folding doors system.

A home isn’t a home without feeling safe and secure.That’s why Origin have developed an outstandingly secure bi-fold door which exceeds the latest security standards including Pas 23/24. Our unique 8 point locking system is combined with secure hinges and includes chamfered 20mm linear bolts to withstand attacks from even the most determined intruder.

One point of weakness can be the locking cylinder/barrel. At Origin, our cylinders are proven to protect against snapping, picking, drilling and bumping, offering a proven defence that is second to none. All of this, on top of the innately robust and strong aluminium profile, makes for an ultra-secure system.

Inspired by colour

Make it everything you’ve always wanted. Make it yours.

With over 150 different RAL shades and woodgrain finishes to choose from, you can be sure to find a colour that suits your style, no matter how subtle or outrageous it may be. Ranging from bright primary shades through to candy pastels and deeper earthy tones, the extensive colour palette is guaranteed to offer inspiration to homeowners and interior designers alike.

Dual Colour Option

Additionally, with a dual colour option available, it means that the exterior colour can complement the building style while the interior frame can blend in with or contrast your internal colour scheme. Many of our RAL colours come with the option of offering a matt, satin or gloss finish.

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Woodgrain Finishes

The perfect way to co-ordinate with existing windows and doors. It looks like wood. It feels like wood. It has all the beauty of real wood.

Bright, summertime colours evocative of a vintage seaside resort complete with bunting and candy floss.

  • RAL 1034Deckchair Yellow
  • RAL 3012Beige Red
  • RAL 3014Antique Red
  • RAL 3017Rose
  • RAL 3015Light Pink
  • RAL 3022Salmon Pink
  • RAL 4002Red Violet
  • RAL 4005Clifftop Heather
  • RAL 5023Distant Blue
  • RAL 6021Rock Pool
The Beach Hut Collection

Gentle shades of pale cream, dusky greens and greys which are ideal for period properties.

  • RAL 1000Green Beige
  • RAL 1001Sandstone
  • RAL 1014Ivory
  • RAL 1015Light Ivory
  • RAL 7032Solid Granite
  • RAL 7035Light Grey
  • RAL 9001Cream
  • RAL 9002Grey White
  • RAL 9016Classic White
  • RAL 9018Papyrus White
The Heritage Collection

Your doors will dazzle with these bright, bold colours straight out of the Pop Art era.

  • RAL 1023Traffic Yellow
  • RAL 2004Pure Orange
  • RAL 3018Strawberry Red
  • RAL 3020Marilyn's Lipstick
  • RAL 3027Raspberry Red
  • RAL 4003Heather Violet
  • RAL 5005Signal Blue
  • RAL 5015Hockney Blue
  • RAL 6018Crisp Apple
  • RAL 6029Mint Green
The Pop Art Collection

Go back to nature with earthy tones inspired by the rich greens and browns of the natural world.

  • RAL 1020Olive Yellow
  • RAL 6013Mill Pond
  • RAL 7003Moss Grey
  • RAL 7006Beige Grey
  • RAL 7008Forest Fern
  • RAL 7009Green Grey
  • RAL 7013Brown Grey
  • RAL 7022Umbra Grey
  • RAL 8016Rich Peat
  • RAL 8017Chocolate Brown
The Naturalist Collection

Deep, jewel like reds, greens and royal purple tones, reflect the luxury interior design of private clubs of a by-gone era.

  • RAL 3003Ruby Red
  • RAL 3004Chesterfield
  • RAL 3007Black Red
  • RAL 4004Claret Violet
  • RAL 5002Royal Blue
  • RAL 5011Steel Blue
  • RAL 5022Night Blue
  • RAL 6004Blue Green
  • RAL 6012Regiment
  • RAL 6026Opal Green
The Gentleman's Club Collection

Step back into the 60s and 70s when interiors were synonymous with bright colour and bold tones from across the spectrum.

  • RAL 1005Norfolk Mustard
  • RAL 1012Lemon Yellow
  • RAL 1028Melon Yellow
  • RAL 2003Pastel Orange
  • RAL 3031Orient Red
  • RAL 5009Trafalgar Blue
  • RAL 5020Ocean Blue
  • RAL 5021Water Blue
  • RAL 6025Fern Green
  • RAL 6032Shamrock
The Retro Collection

Bring the classic cool of a beachside Hamptons hideout to your home with this gorgeous collection of Ralph Lauren inspired tones.

  • RAL 1016Citrus
  • RAL 3001Signal Red
  • RAL 5012Light Blue
  • RAL 5013Cobalt Blue
  • RAL 5014Mineral Blue
  • RAL 5017Blue Blazer
  • RAL 5024Pastel Blue
  • RAL 6019Pastel Green
  • RAL 6027Mint Julep
  • RAL 7031Blue Grey
The Hamptons Collection

Warmth radiates from the terracotta tones of the Tuscany Collection which features earthy hues found in rural Tuscan villages.

  • RAL 1011Brown Beige
  • RAL 1019Olive Grove
  • RAL 1024Ochre Yellow
  • RAL 2001Red Orange
  • RAL 7002Olive Grey
  • RAL 8000Green Brown
  • RAL 8008Olive Brown
  • RAL 8015Chestnut Brown
  • RAL 8023Terracotta
  • RAL 8025Espresso
The Tuscany Collection

Metropolitan colours of greys and blacks are the perfect complement for classic urban style.

  • RAL 5004Black Blue
  • RAL 6015Black Olive
  • RAL 7000Olive Grey
  • RAL 7021Black Grey
  • RAL 7024Graphite Grey
  • RAL 7038Cool Grey
  • RAL 7046Solid Steel
  • RAL 7047Light Grey
  • RAL 8022Black Brown
  • RAL 9005Jet Black
The Urban Chic Collection
+150Beautiful colours

Origin offer over 150 RAL colours for our doors so you can choose the exact shade to suit your home and your style. The RAL colour system is the most popular Central European Colour Standard used today and offers a true representation of the colour finish of your doors.

RAL booklet
RAL 1000RAL 1001RAL 1002RAL 1003RAL 1004RAL 1005RAL 1006RAL 1007
RAL 1011RAL 1012RAL 1013RAL 1014RAL 1015RAL 1016RAL 1017RAL 1018
RAL 1019RAL 1020RAL 1021RAL 1023RAL 1024RAL 1026RAL 1027RAL 1028
RAL 1032RAL 1033RAL 1034RAL 1035RAL 1036RAL 1037RAL 2000RAL 2001
RAL 2002RAL 2003RAL 2004RAL 2005RAL 2007RAL 2008RAL 2009RAL 2010
RAL 2011RAL 2012RAL 2013RAL 3000RAL 3001RAL 3002RAL 3003RAL 3004
RAL 3005RAL 3007RAL 3009RAL 3011RAL 3012RAL 3013RAL 3014RAL 3015
RAL 3016RAL 3017RAL 3018RAL 3020RAL 3022RAL 3024RAL 3026RAL 3027
RAL 3028RAL 3031RAL 3032RAL 3033RAL 4001RAL 4002RAL 4003RAL 4004
RAL 4005RAL 4006RAL 4007RAL 4008RAL 4009RAL 4010RAL 4011RAL 4012
RAL 5000RAL 5001RAL 5002RAL 5003RAL 5004RAL 5005RAL 5007RAL 5008
RAL 5009RAL 5010RAL 5011RAL 5012RAL 5013RAL 5014RAL 5015RAL 5017
RAL 5018RAL 5019RAL 5020RAL 5021RAL 5022RAL 5023RAL 5024RAL 5025
RAL 5026RAL 6000RAL 6001RAL 6002RAL 6003RAL 6004RAL 6005RAL 6006
RAL 6007RAL 6008RAL 6009RAL 6010RAL 6011RAL 6012RAL 6013RAL 6014
RAL 6015RAL 6016RAL 6017RAL 6018RAL 6019RAL 6020RAL 6021RAL 6022
RAL 6024RAL 6025RAL 6026RAL 6027RAL 6028RAL 6029RAL 6032RAL 6033
RAL 6034RAL 6035RAL 6036RAL 6037RAL 6038RAL 7000RAL 7001RAL 7002
RAL 7003RAL 7004RAL 7005RAL 7006RAL 7008RAL 7009RAL 7010RAL 7011
RAL 7012RAL 7013RAL 7015RAL 7016RAL 7021RAL 7022RAL 7023RAL 7024
RAL 7026RAL 7030RAL 7031RAL 7032RAL 7033RAL 7034RAL 7035RAL 7036
RAL 7037RAL 7038RAL 7039RAL 7040RAL 7042RAL 7043RAL 7044RAL 7045
RAL 7046RAL 7047RAL 7048RAL 8000RAL 8001RAL 8002RAL 8003RAL 8004
RAL 8007RAL 8008RAL 8011RAL 8012RAL 8014RAL 8015RAL 8016RAL 8017
RAL 8019RAL 8022RAL 8023RAL 8024RAL 8025RAL 8028RAL 8029RAL 9001
RAL 9002RAL 9003RAL 9004RAL 9005RAL 9006RAL 9007RAL 9010RAL 9011
RAL 9016RAL 9017RAL 9018RAL 9022RAL 9023

Bespoke to you

With Origin, the only limit is your imagination

As with everything Origin, all of our products are bespoke and custom to you, and the Bi-fold Door is no exception. Ranging from one through to eight door sets, and with door leaves anywhere between 400mm and 1200mm wide, there is a configuration available to match your requirements.

You can specify the overall size, amount of doors, configuration, internal and external colour, your preferred threshold option, whether you want the doors to open in or open out, handle style and hardware colour, then let us create the architectural dream that is the Origin Bi-fold Door.

Overall size
Number of doors
Single or dual colour
Threshold option
Open in or out
Handle model
Accessory finishes
Keeping the family safe

Keeping the family safe

Safety and reliability are very important in a home, which is why the Origin Door incorporates features that protect all the family. The doors boast finger safe gaskets to prevent little fingers getting trapped when the doors are closing and magnetic catches that hold the doors in place while you operate them.

Our threshold options minimize boundaries, creating a seamless link between the inside and outside, and are designed to limit trip hazards and give wheelchair access.

Free Glide System

Free Glide System

The flawless operation of the Origin Bi-fold Door is a thing of wonder. The secret behind this effortless, smooth motion is concealed within the bottom track. An intelligently engineered short wheelbase carriage with six wheels, manufactured from a high grade acetal, guides the doors along the track seamlessly, enabling them to open and close with ease.

The slim line carriage has been designed to ensure a quiet and efficient operation.It’s quality that can be seen, felt and admired.

Discover the Origin DNAClose the Origin DNA
Free Glide System

The Origin Component DNA

Hardware, components & accessories. Little things that mean a lot

We’ve left nothing to chance in the creation and manufacture of the Origin Bi-fold Door. Every detail has been scrutinised, every process meticulously tested and every component designed to ensure all elements perform to a harmonious perfection.

As Origin exclusively design and manufacture award winning products at our Buckinghamshire based factory, it means that everything is centrally controlled, from sourcing right through to delivery. In fact, Origin design and manufacture the components that make up the Origin Bi-fold Door,

ensuring that true innovation has been engineered at every level, because for us, having components that are specifically designed for purpose ensures a better performance, rather than a one size fits all, off-the-shelf solution.

Take the gearbox for example - it may be small, but don’t underestimate its contribution, power or importance. It’s responsible for operating the shoot bolts and locking the doors in place. Its new lightweight structure has been meticulously tested to the extremities without any compromise on performance or security.


The gearbox is responsible for operating security shoot bolts top and bottom and was designed with strength, durability and smooth operation in mind. It has been cycle tested 115,000 times and endured a 400 hour neutral salt spray test without incurring any defects or measurable wear. In order to increase efficiency - all excess weight has been engineered out of this component whilst maintaining a rack and pin design for strength and flawless operation.

Bottom Fork

Bottom Fork

Providing a link between the door and bottom carriage, the bottom trolley system is a solid zinc component re-engineered into a single piece casting. In testing this has demonstratably increased the already high performance strength of this essential component.

In the real world; this heightened strength translates to smoother running. When combined with other new design improvements, we see that our doors now require 31% less force to open, just 50 Newton’s to be exact.

With it’s adjustable design, our trolley system fork will help you achieve the precision installation you need.

Weather deflecting technology ensures any wind or rain is directed away from your home. The fork can be powder-coated to match the finish of your doors bringing an unrivalled aesthetic no other bi-fold can offer.


The carriage ensures the smooth running of the doors. Another slimline and efficient component created as a single piece casting which helps achieve unrivalled strength and longevity.

In order to ensure performance across our industry leading guarantee; the Origin carriage is coupled with guide wheels manufactured from high grade Acetal (at three times the usual density) ensuring an efficient, quieter operation that is partly self-lubricating.


The new D handle, which also comes in any colour, has been developed for superior strength and sleek design. The handle, used to pull the doors closed; now comes with a flush finish, stainless steel retaining pin and incorporates a concealed fixing which removes unsightly screw heads and cover caps giving a superior aesthetic.

Slave Handle

Slave Handle

The new ergonomically designed slave handle is used to lock the doors in place when closed. It incorporates modern aesthetics with industry leading functional design. This component has outperformed the highest test by 1.5 times the required limit. They are available in any RAL colour to match your doors and have also been cycle tested with the gearbox over 150,000 times. It has withstood a pull of 1600 Newton’s; or 163Kg - the equivalent of one hundred and sixty three bags of household sugar.

Handled with care

The handles of an Origin Door are the perfect finishing touch to the exquisitely designed system. Choose from a selection of elegant handle styles and rest assured that they have been designed and manufactured with the same care and dedication as every other component. In addition to striking the optimum balance between superior strength and sleek design, our handles are exhaustively cycle tested to ensure they mirror the flawless functionality of the doors and stand the test of time. Certain handle models can also be colour coordinated in any RAL colour.

Style 253/280
  • Style: 253/270Solid stainless steel handle with long back plate

  • Style: YSHLL-PCSecurity handle lever chrome

  • Style: YSHLL-PGSecurity handle lever gold

  • Style: YSHLL-WHSecurity handle lever white

  • Style: YSHLL-BLSecurity handle lever black

  • Style: 251/280Solid stainless steel lever handle - comes with separate escutcheon

  • Style: 253/280Solid stainless steel lever handle - comes with separate escutcheon

  • Style: 301/280Solid stainless steel lever handle - comes with separate escutcheon

  • Style: 303/280Solid stainless steel lever handle - comes with separate escutcheon

Thermal efficiency

Thermal efficiency

Stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer...Designed to meet the demands of the UK climate, the Origin Bi-Fold Door has been engineered to give superior weather performance. While our doors invite natural light in and remove the barriers between inside and out, they also work to keep a home insulated all year round.

Origin exceed British Building Regulations for optimum thermal efficiency as they boast a certified U-Value of 1.32. The Origin Bi-fold Door also makes use of some of the most sophisticated weathertight seals to ensure the elements stay out. In real terms, this means energy bills will be reduced and your rooms will be usable all year round.

Low maintenance...

Low maintenance

Enjoy the view and space created with bi-fold doors, without the worry of time consuming and complicated maintenance.

The very nature of bi-folding doors demands precision design and engineering, making timber and uPVC inferior materials for maintaining alignment over the lifetime of the product. With our high grade aluminium, however, expanding and contracting is minimal, so it is guaranteed to offer the right combination of strength and weight to allow the doors to work flawlessly for decades to come. Its impeccable powder coated finish removes the need for periodic painting, maintenance and even protects against scratches and colour fading, ensuring that the doors maintain their good looks.

Mid-rail option

Mid-rail option

Helping further broaden your design possibilities, Origin offer the option of having a mid-rail pre-installed.

Paying tribute to an almost lost notion of a traditional singular back door, the mid-rail offers more privacy than a conventional door, and can be specified on any style whether it be for the bi-fold, corner, French or single door sets.

Elegantly executed, the mid-rail is fixed horizontally and is available in two options – one being a 60:40 split, and the other a 50:50 split.


Style and slim sightlines are nothing without the strength and security that aluminium brings.

Extremely strong yet weighing 67% less than steel, Origin use a premium grade aluminium across all products.

Needless to say, as with all things Origin, the aluminium that we use is far from average. By only using prime billets, it means that our aluminium has not been made up from re-melting scraps, which ensures much better control over the overall formulation, allowing a greater finish to be achieved.

Our aluminium brings benefits that you can and can’t see.

In terms of those you can’t see – aluminium’s innate strength makes the doors physically secure, virtually maintenance free, energy efficient and highly durable. It’s also highly resilient to warping and flexing, even in adverse weather conditions, so can relax knowing your doors will take care of your home and stand the test of time.

Our aluminium is hugely versatile and strong enough to easily accommodate us to manufacture complex door layouts, such as moving corner posts and bay setups, without being too heavy.

And for the benefits you can see – you will only need to feel an Origin Door to understand.

The sightlines of an Origin Bi-fold Door are stunningly slim to ensure a maximised view. The frames are finished with the highest grade powder coating available, ensuring a superior, scratch resistant and smooth surface.

It’s the quality, strength and durability that aluminium brings which allows Origin to provide such long guarantees.

weighs67%less than steel

Find out about our Door Types

An Origin Door is a completely bespoke product, tailored to your size, colour scheme, finish and accessory requirements. Origin are proud to present our range of Bi-fold, Sliding, Corner, French, Single and Front Doors.