13 07, 2021

Reasons to buy a Charltons wooden gate

2021-07-22T16:17:53+01:00July 13th, 2021|5 Bar Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Garden Gates, Made in Britain, Pedestrian gates, Side gate, Wooden gates|

Reasons to buy a Charltons wooden gate; Quality, Appearance, Function, Security, Versatility and Sustainability! What better way to make the first impression of your property memorable than a beautifully crafted wooden gate. A gate is often the first thing visitors see. Its appearance can define expectation of what lies ahead [...]

28 05, 2021

Protecting your gate from the sun

2021-05-28T13:29:52+01:00May 28th, 2021|Charltons News, Gate Care, Gate Treatment, Gates & Hot Weather|

  Protecting your gate from the sun is as important as the wet wintery weather. Having spent your hard-earned money on a gate for your property it is important to keep your gate healthy and looking good. You are going to want to make sure that the investment is protected [...]

26 04, 2021

How Iroko weathers over time

2021-04-26T15:43:59+01:00April 26th, 2021|Charltons News, Gate Care, Gate Treatment|

Iroko weathers over time like any timber. It is a hardwood is  rich in natural oils with a ‘Very Durable’ classification. Therefore, it is relatively stable, hard wearing and resistant to decay. Iroko is the timber that we use on our Hardwood Courtyard & Driveway gates plus some 5 Bar [...]

14 04, 2021

Sustainable timber lifecycle

2021-04-14T14:53:24+01:00April 14th, 2021|Charltons News|

Sustainable timber lifecycle at Charltons is underpinned by PEFC controlled and certified timber softwood. During production all by products are collected and reused. Nothing goes to waste. Sustainable timber has the lowest energy used in its processing, production and transport, from tree to end user than any of any mainstream [...]

23 10, 2020

Wood durability; Heartwood & Sapwood

2020-10-23T13:00:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Charltons News|

Often, when reading information about timber products the word "durability" is mentioned. What does this actually mean? What is wood durability? Mature trees all contain Heartwood which is an inner core and this is surrounded by an outer layer known as Sapwood.  Sapwood is new wood. It is like a [...]

9 10, 2020

Celebrating Grown in Britain Week

2020-10-09T13:57:39+01:00October 9th, 2020|Charltons News, Grown in Britain, landscaping products, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sustainable Timber|

Charltons are once again celebrating Grown in Britain Week by planting 30 trees in SW England via the Carbon Footprint Scheme. Click here to see our Certificate. Only the Grown in Britain logo guarantees that timber has been grown legally in the UK in accordance with the UK Government Timber [...]

7 10, 2020

Keeping your Home Safe!

2020-10-07T11:28:21+01:00October 7th, 2020|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Garden Gates, Security, Side gate|

Charltons are an official supporter of National Home Security Month - Keeping our homes safe! National Home Security Month begins with a focus on door security! With 5% of burglaries taking place due to an unlocked door! No one likes to think about the potential of forced entry and theft [...]

15 07, 2020

Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers

2020-07-17T08:58:56+01:00July 15th, 2020|Charltons News, Grown in Britain, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sleepers, Sustainability, Sustainable Timber|

Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers is a must for any garden! Manufactured using more , the Rustic sleepers are also pressure treated. They are easy to use, versatile and make a great addition to any garden. Manufactured using more durable sustainble redwood timber they are Certified as being Grown in Britain [...]

16 10, 2019

Congratulation AJ, 90 and over 75 years in the business!

2019-11-04T11:16:02+00:00October 16th, 2019|Charltons News|

AJ Charlton’s and Sons Ltd  celebrated AJ's 90th Birthday on the 15th October AJ Charlton’s is a family business founded by Frank Charlton in 1903 originally formed to supply timber pit props for nearby coal mines. The Business was passed to his son Ferdinand who expanded further into the coal [...]

30 08, 2019

Installation of new Farleigh Hardwood Driveway Gate

2021-03-17T09:53:49+00:00August 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. [...]

25 07, 2019

Sustainability and the environment.

2021-03-17T09:54:46+00:00July 25th, 2019|Charltons News, Sustainability|

Sustainability and the environment are important to Charltons; as a result nothing goes to waste!  By-products are recycled from the manufacturing processes.  Sawdust goes to local farmers Off-cuts for firewood Bark/mulch as soil improves (alternative to peat) An onsite partnership supplying Green Forest Renewables with wood chips for Biomass fuel. [...]

28 05, 2019

Charltons Gates in Australia

2019-11-04T11:21:21+00:00May 28th, 2019|5 Bar Gates, Charltons News, Driveway Gate|

In 2013 Australian businessman, Adrian Reis, set up, Westbury Gates, in Melbourne to import and distribute the products. He chose Charltons gates for the quality and the brand that they represent. He first saw the gates in the Cotswolds during a visit. Adrian chose to import the Estate and Somerset [...]

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