Arden Gate Automation

Slide away…

With many suburban property entrances traditional style swing gates are not a very practical option. Sloping or sweeping driveways that cannot easily accommodate the opening arc of swing gates, or will only leave limited parking space behind the entrance can mean that only a sliding gate will offer the practicality and privacy desired by most.  However, this is not the only reason for sliding gates’ popularity – They also provide a very secure entrance solution as they inherently provide protection against being forced open from the outside. They also allow... Read More


How Pedestrian….

  The word pedestrian is often used to describe an activity or item that is boring or bland but there’s no need for the pedestrian entrance to your property to be the weak link in either the aesthetics or the security of your home. The gate pictured to the right is a wide gap Kenilworth style gate, hand fabricated to exact measurements so it’s absolutely perfect for the aperture. Mounted on 50mm ‘cut in’ door jamb posts so no clear gap on the latch or hinge side and the Borg... Read More


Nobody Likes Watching Paint Dry….

Unless it’s a set of freshly baked Arden Gates straight out the oven! No we haven’t started our own bijou artisan bakery but our obsession with creating and fitting the most secure Aluminium gates with long lasting crisp finishes has led us to take control of the powder coating for all our gates and other fabrication projects. Now it’s all done in our brand new purpose built facility here at our workshops near Solihull. This means that everything right from inception to the final QC inspection is done entirely by... Read More


Cable tidy anyone?

Does you automation cabling cabling look like Medusa’s barnet?!  Many times our engineers have turned up to see automation wiring that’s like a bag of wiggly worms wrestling! Our specialist installation engineers pride themselves on rectifying the previous work of others and leaving ours correctly and clearly laid out and as neat as possible. The pic above above is how we transformed the control boxes and cabling of this new client we took on recently after they experienced numerous ongoing issues with the automation on their gates, looking at the... Read More


Hampton’s North of the Border

Our partner installer in Edinburgh, Craig Manson from CM Electrical, installed this set of Arden Hampton gates in rural Scotland, the owner selected the style and colour combination to blend in with the Jurassic setting. As well as the look they also wanted the practicality and security that comes with a set of fully boarded and hand welded Aluminium gates, combined with a sleek and reliable 4K GSM Videx Intercom. We’ve fitted Videx time and time again and have found them to be some of the best engineered and reliable... Read More


Black is the new Black

The stunning centrepiece to this entrance is one of our most popular Aluminium gate designs, The Claverdon, finished in Satin Black to complement this beautiful rural residence in Warwickshire. The client had procured a vintage Elizabeth Regina ll Royal Mail post box, re-purposed and finished in Black so that it matched the beams of the property.  This, added to the Black pillar-mounted up lighting on both sides, combined with The Claverdon gives the effect of a sharp, clean yet still traditional look meaning the whole frontage is perfectly in keeping with... Read More


New installation in Stratford upon Avon: The Cotswold sliding Gate – Possibly our neatest contemporary access control solution

This recently installed Arden Gates Cotswold fully boarded sliding Aluminium gate is a faithful reproduction of a traditional timber gate. With stunning attention to detail, fully welded joints and weather capping, it’s finished to give the appearance of a superior quality hardwood painted gate. We have invested in the latest state of the art machinery and have a highly skilled and motivated workforce to ensure your gates are produced efficiently and to the highest possible standards. We welcome visitors to call in to meet the team and see the gates in... Read More


Sharp Side Gates

We recently installed this side gate for a customer in Warwickshire, the customer asked for a more traditional handle than our more contemporary Stainless Steel type. de-gate-p3615 The gate is hung with Stainless steel ball race hinges as standard but we often use the Locinox Tiger self-closing and soft closing hinge The Arden Door Jamb type posts are rebated and complete with a rubber seal to prevent noisy slamming. Posts come with fixings for brickwork or Wooden or Steel posts at £180 + VAT per pair. When ordering a... Read More

All a Load Of Bollards! With all the goings on around the world at the moment, why not add some security to your property or private road. Installing automatic bollards are a fantastic, anti terror, anti ram product, some of the bollards shown here are designed to take an impact of a truck travelling at 50mph!!! Wow. Bollards From BFT, DEA, FAAC, BENINCA, FADINI and ATG Please contact us to obtain some advise or a quotation. thanks  


Sliding Gate Installation

 Cantilever Aluminium Sliding gate installed, this installation has BFT sliding gate automation and a Daitem SC902AU wireless intercom, this photo was taken before all of the safety edges were installed, this gate has been powder coated in a cream RAL 9001 with contrasting black bars. as with all of our gate installations you get 12-months parts and labour guarantee and the gates carry a 10 year guarantee subject to T&C  


New Gate Installation Stratford upon Avon

Here we have an install we completed in Stratford upon Avon, our aluminium Gates have been fitted to our wood effect 200x200mm posts to give a timber effect installation but without the hassle. The gates have been automated with DEA Ghost 200/24v underground automation, the intercom system is an AES WiFi Predator complete with keypad, a Procon LD102 induction loop for automatic exit as well as safety and 2 pairs of infra-red safety cells. These gates have been fitted to a barn conversion in a rural area, not only our... Read More