17 08, 2021

Should Driveway Gates open in or out?

2021-09-13T09:25:17+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 [...]

13 07, 2021

Reasons to buy a Charltons wooden gate

2021-09-13T09:54:45+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 [...]

25 06, 2021

Which hand gate do you need?

2021-09-13T09:28:19+01:00June 25th, 2021|5 Bar Gates, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Garden Gates, Hanging Gates, Pedestrian gates|

So how do you work out which hand gate do you need? Some gates are hung from the left or right hand. This is because they are built to be self supporting and stronger on one side of the gate. The hand of a gate is determined by the positions [...]

21 06, 2021

Electric Driveway Gates

2021-09-13T10:15:16+01:00June 21st, 2021|Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric Driveway Gates, Electric gates, Made in Britain, Wood|

Electric driveway gates have many advantages. They improve home security against intruders and provide all-weather ease of operation. They also offer a level of prestige that manual gates cannot. However, electric gates are not without their dangers. Potential accidents can be avoided as long as the gates are used correctly [...]

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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

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