Celebrating over 90 years in business

W. H. Carden is a family-run business, specialising in wooden doors, established in 1929 by William Harold Carden, the grandfather of current Managing Director David James Carden.

About WH Carden Doors and Timber

W. H. Carden is a family-run business, specialising in wooden doors, established in 1929 by William Harold Carden, the grandfather of current Managing Director David James Carden.

What We Do

We specialise in the supply of:

  • Quality Wooden Interior Doors
  • Wooden Exterior Doors
  • Door Furniture
  • Timber
  • Mouldings
  • Hardwood Doors
  • Softwood Doors
  • MDF
  • Plywood
  • Veneered Boards
  • Sheet Materials


We also carry a large selection of timber-related Fixings, Sealants and Adhesives.

We offer a delivery service and we machine timber to requirements:

  • Skirting and Architrave in both Solid Oak and
  • Softwoods
  • Panel cutting service
  • Timber cut to sizes
  • Cut and collect service
  • Bespoke Joinery service for Doors, frames, windows, stairs, etc.
  • We can also make door linings in solid oak.


We are glad to service both Trade and DIY and pride ourselves on giving a service second to none.

Where to Find Us

Located in Chalfont ST Giles, W.H. Carden supplies the best quality interior and exterior wooden doors, garage doors, timber, deckings and mouldings within the Buckinghamshire area, serving customers in Chalfont, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Chesham, Amersham, Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross.

About our existing and new ranges

With 90 years’ experience, we take pride in exceptional quality and a service second to none. We welcome Trade and DIY. Take a look at our goods and services.

Our Doors

Make a confident statement with one of our stylish top-quality hardwood or softwood external doors for front and back. A terrific selection of classic, modern and elegant styles to suit your taste and the aesthetics of your home. All with solid timber engineered cores and guaranteed. Side lights also available.

We also do a range of high performance entrance doors in popular styles with robust hinges and multi-point locking mechanisms. We can offer high performance French doors, patio and bi-fold doors in various configurations, and windows too. Commercial exterior doors for new builds.

Stepping inside, style your home with our quality wooden interior doors, contemporary and traditional. A great variety of styles, available made to measure and with custom frames if required. Flat or raised panels, glazed, grey and white doors. Oak door pairs. And we stock FD30 fire-retardant interior doors. Take a look at the product pages for details of measurements, specifications and compliance.

Can’t find the door to suit your project? Click the button to see our further ranges.

Locks, latches and handles.

Internal and external door furniture from a selection of brands. A simple way to customise your purchase to your taste or to upgrade the look of your home. We are door furniture agents for Era and JEDO, suppliers of Karcher external and internal door fittings and main distributor for M. Marcus Heritage Brass. Catalogues available


High quality timber from reputable brands – a selection of hardwoods and best quality redwood softwood. Mouldings including small moulding sections and dowels. MDF, plywood and sheet materials. WBP hardwood plywood. Sheeting ply for roofing. Decking.


We have a large range of timber-related fixings, sealants and adhesive to complete your project shopping-list.

Our Wood & Timber Services

Bespoke Joinery

Doors and windows made to measure and prefinished, see our High Performance range. 

Timber machined to your specification – solid oak and softwood skirtings and architraves. We can provide replacements for existing exterior wood doors and can make door linings in solid oak.

Cut to size

We can cut timber and sheet materials to size and shape. Ask about our cut and collect service.

A UK-wide delivery service for our doors, decking, timber and mouldings.

Whether you need solid oak doors or glazed doors, traditional or modern internal doors, timber or sheet materials cut to size, bespoke joinery, hinges, sealants or plywood, W.H. Carden can help.