Posts filed under: Aluminium gates

Many people who are considering whether to have automated gates often have questions about their safety. Exactly how safe are they? Are there any potential risks, and what kind of safety measures do they have to implement to mitigate those...
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There are many tips and tricks you can use to add value to a property. For example, installing high-quality driveway gates should increase the asking price if you decide to sell your home in the future. In fact, custom-made driveway...
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Driveway gates are an attractive addition to your property while also making it more secure. But what happens when you cannot find the size that you need? Fortunately, there are manufacturers that will make your driveway gates to order. Below,...
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When it comes to installing automated gates for your driveway, there are several decisions to make. One is whether you are going to opt for a single or double gate configuration. Finding the appropriate solution is about more than the...
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Traditionally, wood has been the material of choice for gates and boundary fences. It remains hugely popular in the UK, is pleasing to the eye and incredibly versatile. However, it’s not ideal for every purpose. If you’re considering whether to...
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Our delivery dates are changing. And for that reason it’s important to place an order now to avoid a delay. Stargates’ aluminium gate factory closes during the second half of August. With that in mind, any bespoke made-to-measure solutions need...
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When gates open, they need space to travel through to move into their new position.  Obviously, there can’t be obstacle in the path of moving gates or there’s going to be a collision. Each of a pair of swing gates...
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We are often asked if aluminium gates, walls, fences, gate posts or pillars need planning permission. The simple answer is to check to make sure. In most cases, no planning permission is required. But if substantial building work was carried...
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  Gate automation problems occur because the installation of automatic electric gates is a complex process. It requires a clear understanding of the future owners’ requirements for the use of the new electric gates. The qualified installer should then carry...
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Why is aluminium perfect for automatic gates? Well, aluminium gates are strong, beautiful and free from rot or rust. It is one of nature’s miracle materials but it is light and easy to cut and shape. It can be welded,...
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