Full Height Shutters

Full height shutters are our most popular style due to their iconic look, versatile nature and robust design. Suitable throughout the home, this iconic shutter covers the full height of the window and is framed around the panels allowing for consistent use throughout and offering a reliable model and style to your design.


Benefits of Café Style Shutters

Light and privacy control

For taller windows, full height shutters are likely to include a horizontal rail dividing the top and bottom parts of the panels and allowing them to open independently and as a result, help increase light control and maximise privacy.

This style that is commonly used across for standard windows or bi-folding panels.


  • Best suited to the widest range of window types
  • Separate light control above and below the divider rail
  • Minimal panelling around the slats
  • Sturdy and simple design
  • Versatile for all room types
  • Available in all materials

Full Height Shutters FAQ


What is the most popular material for full height shutters?

Our most popular materials are Craftwood MDF, Hardwood and Pearlwood. All of them are fantastic for full height shutters as the superior build quality of Nien Made products which supply approximately 70% of the UK are exceptionally built for all of our shutter styles. Hardwood tends to be the most popular for full-height shutters as it is a great middle ground with the benefit of being sturdy enough to allow for larger panelling.

What is the most popular room to have full height shutters in?

Whilst they can be used in all spaces, we would normally recommend full height shutters for bedrooms where privacy and keeping as much light out as possible in paramount.

Why do people opt for full height over tier on tier shutters?

Tier on tier shutters are great for multi-functional use, however with two tiers of panels comes a lot of framing which some prefer to avoid. Full height shutters can still be made with top and bottom slats opening separately with just 1 panel extending the full height the amount of framing is reduced. This is either our full height with a hidden break or full height with a divider rail style which allow more slats per panel for more light control.

Why are full height shutters the most popular style?

Full height shutters are our most popular shutters style because they are versatile for use across the home. They are suitable in multiple rooms and full height shutters also come with extra preferences of a hidden break in slat control, a divider rail part way up the shutter, or no divider rail for extra customisation to suit you and your home.

Do I need a divider rail for full height shutters?

It really depends on both design preference and the specifications required for your chosen shutters. Some clients like the look of having a divider rail in their full-height shutter to match divides in the window and for clear divide of slat control whereas others prefer without. Where a window is quite tall, a divider rail will be required to make the shutter structurally sound but the team will inform you accordingly if this is the case.

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Full height shutters near me

At Plantation Shutters, we offer a wide range of high quality full height shutters. What you may not know is we offer our full measure and installation service in London, Beaconsfield, Surrey, Sussex, and Kent. Our state-of-the-art showroom is located just off Wandsworth roundabout in SW11, and all our experienced surveyors carry samples with them for home appointments in case visiting us in not an option. Get in touch today!

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