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25 01, 2021

Quality made garden gates

2021-01-25T12:46:50+00:00January 25th, 2021|Garden Gates, Made in Britain, Pedestrian gates, Side gate|0 Comments

If you want quality made garden gates that lasts, then buy a Charltons garden gate! There are many cheap imported gates that look to be good value out on the market however, there is often poor timber quality, poor machining and poor workmanship. With more than 15 quality timber gates [...]

23 10, 2020

Wood durability; Heartwood & Sapwood

2020-10-23T13:00:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Charltons News|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

12 08, 2020

Hot weather & Gates

2020-08-18T11:14:25+01:00August 12th, 2020|Gate Care, Gate Treatment, Gates & Hot Weather, Twisting gates|0 Comments

Timber gates are a natural product and respond to the conditions that they are in, particularly heat and humidity. This really hot weather that we have been experiencing, can cause wood to twist especially if one side of the gate receives more sunlight than the other. Wood is a hygroscopic [...]

18 07, 2020

Privacy, Security & Kerb appeal

2020-08-20T11:02:32+01:00July 18th, 2020|Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Made in Britain|Comments Off on Privacy, Security & Kerb appeal

Whether you live in a traditional country house or an ultra-contemporary building, adding a wooden gate is a guaranteed way to add privacy & security, kerb appeal and value to any property. Not only do they add extra levels of privacy & security, making it harder for any unwelcome guests [...]

17 07, 2020

A wooden gate – 5 reason why to buy one

2020-08-21T12:08:05+01:00July 17th, 2020|5 Bar Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Garden Gates, Made in Britain|0 Comments

Appearance, Function, Security, Versatility and Environmentally Friendly! 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 by giving a good or bad first [...]

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|Comments Off on Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers

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 [...]

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|Comments Off on Gate Safety and Automated Gates

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 [...]

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