Automated Gates

22 05, 2024

How to measure for a Driveway Gate

2024-05-30T09:55:37+01:00May 22nd, 2024|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Driveway Gate, Made to measure driveway gate|

How to measure for a driveway gate?  Measuring for a driveway gate is not that difficult. Just some accurate measuring a some simple calculations First off you will need to establish the width and height of your entrance way. Tolerance are given for using hinges supplied by Chaltons. To measure [...]

23 02, 2024

Unveiling our Prestige Driveway Gates

2024-05-31T16:27:49+01:00February 23rd, 2024|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Driveway Gate, Electric Driveway Gates, Made in Britain, Made to measure driveway gate, Oak driveway gates|

  Building on the success of launching several new gates and a range of coloured gates in celebration of our 120th anniversary, we are thrilled to unveil our latest offering: A range of high-end Prestige Driveway Gates. Designed for automation, these high-end, made-to-measure hardwood gates boast exceptional features. With a [...]

24 07, 2023

Automatic driveway gates

2023-07-24T12:37:24+01:00July 24th, 2023|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric Driveway Gates, Electric gates, Home Security, Made to Measure Gate|

    Electric automatic driveway gates can beautifully compliment your property. Automating driveway gates enhance security, privacy, and convenience as well as adding kerb appeal.   They act as a significant physical deterrent, discouraging intruders from accessing the property. Privacy is ensured as automatic driveway gates conceal entrances and the [...]

12 06, 2023

Choosing the right Driveway Gate

2023-06-14T12:12:20+01:00June 12th, 2023|Automated Gates, Driveway Gate, Wooden driveway gates|

    Choosing the right driveway gate for your property needs some careful consideration. A quality wooden gate can add value and change the aesthetics of your property. What sort of gate is right for my property? What do I need to consider when installing a gate?   Planning permission? [...]

16 05, 2023

Why do wooden gates warp?

2023-06-16T12:33:35+01:00May 16th, 2023|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Gate Treatment, Twisting gates, Why do gates warp|

Why do wooden gates warp?  It is woods nature to do so. The characteristics of wood affects how it reacts in different circumstances. However, certain easy measures can be taken to minimise the effects of this happening in the first place. - When it is wet wood will absorb moisture [...]

20 02, 2023

Which driveway gate is best?

2023-03-08T11:56:34+00:00February 20th, 2023|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Wooden driveway gates|

  When it comes to spending money on your property you need to ask yourself which driveway gate is best for me? How big is my driveway entrance? How often will the gates be used. What aspect will the gates be in? Do I need privacy as well as security? [...]

12 12, 2022

Driveway gates

2022-12-12T11:42:02+00:00December 12th, 2022|Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Made in Britain, Made to Measure Gate|

Wooden Driveway Gates A wooden driveway gate can add value to your property as well as improving security. A beautifully crafted gate can create a memorable first impression of your property.  Each wooden gate will have its own unique experience due to the natural differences in the grain of wood. [...]

18 07, 2022

Do driveway gates need planning permission?

2022-07-28T15:41:34+01:00July 18th, 2022|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric Driveway Gates|

Do driveway gates need planning permission?   In general, the answer is no however, the Government's online Planning Portal details when you would need to apply for planning permission: You will not need to apply for planning permission if you wish to erect a new; or alter, maintain, improve or [...]

23 02, 2022

Buying a Wooden Driveway Gate?

2023-02-10T10:38:39+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric Driveway Gates, Made in Britain, Made to Measure Gate, Wooden driveway gates, Wooden gates|

There are a large range of wooden driveway gates available on the market: You need to ask yourself what type of gate are you looking for?  What is the purpose of your gate? Where is it going? Do you require automation? Do you need pedestrian access? These are a few [...]

11 10, 2021

Keeping your Home Safe!

2021-10-11T13:03:05+01:00October 11th, 2021|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Garden Gates, Security, Side gate|

Charltons are an once again an official supporter of National Home Security Month - Keeping our homes safe! Home is the place where you make treasured memories with your family and loved ones. National Home Security Month is here to highlight the importance of preventative measures. Not only to protect [...]

17 08, 2021

Should Driveway Gates open in or out?

2022-07-18T10:24:04+01:00August 17th, 2021|Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Hanging Gates, Side gate|

Should Driveway Gates open in or out?  A question that we are often asked. There are lots of things that you need to take into consideration when installing pair of driveway or garden gates. The type of material, the design and whether you want them automated or not.  However, you [...]

10 02, 2020

Gate Safety and Automated Gates

2020-02-11T16:54:32+00:00February 10th, 2020|Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Gate safety, Security|

Charltons recommends that a qualified installer fits automated gates and supports Gate Safety Awareness. For more information click the links below http://www.dhfonline.org.uk/about.htm http://gate-safe.org/ An automatic gate is ideal for high levels of convenience as well as security. The majority of Charltons Courtyard Gates and some 5 Bar gates can be [...]

24 09, 2019

Choosing the right driveway gates

2021-09-21T12:19:36+01:00September 24th, 2019|5 Bar Gates, Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Electric gates, Made in Britain, PEFC|

Choosing the right driveway gates can help to define your property. They can make your home stand out or they can make your home look similar to the houses in your street (which ever you prefer). A wooden gate can be used to compliment your property and complete your homes [...]

30 08, 2019

Installation of new Farleigh Hardwood Driveway Gate

2021-09-16T10:12:14+01:00August 30th, 2019|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Made in Britain, New Product|

I am sure you will all agree that the first installation of our new Farleigh hardwood driveway gate design looks fantastic! It creates great kerb appeal and aesthetics for the house behind. When it comes to creating a driveway gates, you are hard to better the effects that Iroko produces. [...]

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