Do you need planning permission for a new gate?

The idea of applying for planning permission can be enough to make homeowners look the other way when it comes to installing a premium gate feature. However, you needn’t worry, as a gateway that satisfies planning rules can be achieved no matter what your budget and choices of gate specification. Don’t delay, read our planning continue reading…

Gate Operators: Electromechanical or Hydraulic?

Gateway automation is a leap forward in convenience, comfort and security for your home or business. It’s great to be able to open and close gates remotely from within your vehicle, especially throughout the winter. One important decision, however, is what method of automation you should choose. Let’s take a look at the differences between continue reading…

What makes gate design traditional or modern?

Choosing the right gate for your property means taking into account a number of factors, from functionality to security and aesthetic quality. Certain gate designs will suit certain properties better than others, and when you’re committing to the purchase and installation of a new gate, you want to be sure that it’s the right one continue reading…

Biometric Entry Systems vs Standalone Access Control

There is a huge range of options available on the market for homeowners who are looking to introduce an additional layer of security to their homes. The rapid advancement of technology means that if you are purchasing an entry system for your home, you’ve a lot to choose from. Pricing for biometric systems isn’t prohibitively continue reading…

Do Automated Gates Work in a Power Cut?

Automated gates are a fantastic addition to a property, whether commercial or domestic, offering protection and aesthetic quality in equal measure, as well as convenience of entrance and exit for authorised people. Whether you’ve got a wrought iron automatic gate or a wooden one, ensuring it functions correctly and consistently should be a priority, but continue reading…