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26 07, 2022

Why do wooden gates warp?

2022-08-03T14:31:31+01:00July 26th, 2022|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. Woods characteristics will affect 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 -When it [...]

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 [...]

16 06, 2022

How long do wooden gates last?

2022-07-28T15:45:34+01:00June 16th, 2022|Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Gate Treatment, Made in Britain, Wooden driveway gates, Wooden gates|

How long do wooden gates last? This is not a straight forward question to answer as it depends many factors but generally as long as a gate is treated correctly it should last years. It is, however, worth remembering that the same gate fitted in two different locations or [...]

23 02, 2022

Buying a Wooden Driveway Gate?

2022-07-28T15:49:30+01:00February 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 [...]

1 02, 2022

Garden Sleepers

2022-02-08T10:37:25+00:00February 1st, 2022|Charltons News|

Garden sleepers are extremely versatile and budget friendly. They are a fantastic choice for garden landscaping projects.   Garden Sleepers can be used for borders, raised beads and all sorts of landscaping projects and can be a perfect way to add a contemporary or rustic look to your garden. The [...]

27 01, 2022

Going greener with solar panel system

2022-02-01T12:23:09+00:00January 27th, 2022|Charltons News, Sustainability|

Charltons has invested in a 350 KWp solar panel system thanks to a six-figure funding package from HSBC Equipment Finance (UK) Ltd. The new ‘Solar PV System’ will generate around 35 percent of the business’s energy each day, with predicted future cost savings in excess of a million pounds as [...]

18 11, 2021

Make an entrance with a quality wooden gate

2022-05-12T16:13:06+01:00November 18th, 2021|Charltons News|

Quality hand selected materials expertly crafted by our team to create stunning range of quality wooden gates. All Made in Britain! Most driveway gates are a 50/50 equal split however, this does not have to be the case. One gate can be smaller than the other. Split gates are an [...]

25 10, 2021

Gate latches

2021-10-25T13:16:29+01:00October 25th, 2021|Charltons News|

What sort of gate latch do I need? The type of latch you you need depends on the type of gate that you are buying. See our guide below to the more popular choices. Ring latches               These are two-sided and work on gates that swing both inwards and outwards. [...]

14 10, 2021

Supporting Rewilding Britain

2021-10-15T10:35:14+01:00October 14th, 2021|Charltons News|

Charltons are supporting Rewilding Britain, in celebration of Grown in Britain Week. Rewilding Britain are the first and only country-wide organisation in Britain. They focus on rewilding and the amazing benefits it can bring for people, nature and climate. Their aims are to tackle the climate emergency and extinction crisis, [...]

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 [...]

13 07, 2021

Reasons to buy a Charltons wooden gate

2022-06-23T14:27:12+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 [...]

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