Do I need an Ironmongery Schedule?

Did you know that ironmongery usually accounts for just 1% of the project costs, but causes a headache if you're not working with a scheduler?


Having an ironmongery schedule enables the project to run smoothly in relation to the supply and installation of the architectural ironmongery. The qualified scheduler will quote for the correct ironmongery required for each door, keeping in mind the latest regulations and recommendations.


At design stage, it is always ideal that the architect / designer and architectural ironmonger have interaction on decisions to ensure all aspects of the project are met:


  • Budget


  • Design


  • Security


Having these discussions will highlight what is required design and security wise, and how this can be achieved within the schedule at the correct cost.


Once the schedule is compiled and signed off, it offers a precise document for the site contractor / joiner on what items are required for each individual door.


Here at SDS, we are a one-stop shop for your scheduling and supply needs. We have a dedicated Specifications team who will work with you to schedule, quote, manage and supply your project.


Our specification team are all GAI Diploma qualified, so you can rest assured you have a competent team working on your project.


Our service includes meeting with architects, designers and clients in both our offices and showrooms or on-site.


Our Guild Qualified Staff will go through the floor plans, sample products and walk through the project. We aim to form relationships which are built on excellent service, trust and understanding.

Many of our clients have worked closely with us on numerous projects over many years and we feel that this is a testament to our professional working practices.

We also offer a master key scheduling service. Master key schedules can be particularly challenging, so we are dedicated to both drawing up and manufacturing master-keyed locks and cylinders from a simple pair keyed alike to complex grand master suites with multiple sub-masters.