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Automated gates provide enhanced security, ease of access, and a touch of luxury to your property. They can be controlled remotely and often come with additional security features such as access control systems.

Automated gates are typically powered by electricity. Some models also come with battery backup systems to ensure functionality during power outages.

Yes, in many cases, existing manual gates can be retrofitted with automated systems. Our experts can assess your gate and provide recommendations based on its feasibility.

We have successfully made gates that are over 10 metres wide! In certain circumstances, you may need to check with your local planning authority.


It depends on the design and weight of the gate components if you intend to have swing gates. It is obvious that larger and heavier gates exert a greater strain on their frames and hinges. If your gate width is greater than 4-5 metres, you should probably consider slider gates. The gates can still look like swing gates, but instead slide along a track.

As with the width of a gate there maybe site related practical and planning issues. Please don’t hesitate to give us a call for top technical recommendations.

Driveways that slope steeply up across gate thresholds can present challenges to homeowners. But there are some approaches that will address these problems, so please give us a call rather than give up at the concept!

Modern automated gates come equipped with safety features such as sensors, photocells, and safety edges that detect obstacles and prevent accidents. These features are crucial to ensuring safe operation.

We have a solution for every application and weather factors. Tall, close boarded swinging gates should be avoided in certain circumstances but open barred or hit and miss cladded gates are a more suitable option when exposed to extreme elements.

Automated gates can be controlled using various access methods, including remote controls, keypad entry, intercom systems, and smartphone apps. You can choose the option that best suits your needs.

Choosing between automated and manual gates depends on factors such as your property's size, security requirements, budget, and personal preferences. Our team can provide guidance to help you make the right decision.

If you are planning to automate the gates, we will recommend the appropriate kind of system for your circumstances.

Our gate automation team will provide you with a full demonstration on how to use your system. Feel free to ask for additional information from any member of our team.

A minimal amount of grease every 6 months will keep your system in top condition. We can provide this service for a small cost. Talk to our team today to discuss a service plan.

Yes, both automated and manual gates can be customized in terms of design, materials, and finishes. We offer a range of options to match your property's aesthetics and also offer customised designs, you just need to give us a call.

If all parties are happy to have one of our gates. We can provide a tailored entry control system at the gate for ease of use.

Our team will assess your property, discuss your requirements, and provide you with a tailored solution. The installation process will involve setting up the gate, the necessary operating mechanisms, and any access control systems you choose.

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