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November 15 2019 0Comment

Accoya electric gates on an angled drive.

If only every site was flat and of an ideal usable width ! Making the best of what you have to work with is an art in any industry, never mind gate manufacturing and installation. This particular project in the Derbyshire area was tight on width along with a sloping drive. Putting a proposal together [...]
November 06 2019 1Comment

Hand Built Art Deco Accoya Gates

How do you set about making a pair of Art Deco gates? Well in this case wall paper! Yes wall paper! Whilst looking through different architectural designs of houses, interior design, furniture and some pictures sent from the client, I came across the typical criss cross pattern on a wall that is used in both [...]
November 01 2019 1Comment

Accoya Pathway Style Automated Gates

Classic Pathway style Accoya gates. Automated with 24 volt L Fab NICE motors and Videx GSM Intercom with key code lock. Steel core inners with regulation bearing hinges to eliminate the need for crush ribs down the hinge gap. Finished off with a four coat semi component (painted in bits before final assembly) spray finish. [...]
October 17 2019 0Comment

Walnut stained Hardwood Gates

Its a pleasure to install a set of automated gates when we can match all elements up. Control panel, beam posts and gates all a dark walnut four coat spray shop finish.Automated on in floor LFab NICE 24 volt motors embellished with laser cut regulation hinges to do away with the need of ribs down [...]
October 04 2019 0Comment

Hardwood Arts & Craft Gates in Kent

It's always tricky when designing gates for Grade 2 listed properties, especially when done over the phone and through emails. I must say it's made easier with customers that have an understanding for what they want to achieve and yet have a sympathetic view of their own home environment. Every detail from hinges, inverted jowls [...]
September 13 2019 0Comment

Oulton Park Slider

Oulton Park is one of the largest Sliders we have taken on at 40 feet wide x 6 feet high. Made using a Galvanised Black Graphite Grey powder coat finish framework with Accoya boards to clad out for privacy. A fascia frame was fixed to the outside to hide the steel work as the gates [...]
September 13 2019 0Comment

Chatsworth Show

A busy weekend at Chatsworth show with the Mitech team of fitters. Fantastic feedback from all that came onto the stand, admiring the finishes on the show gates and the craftsmanship of the Joiners back in the workshops. We had a working Contemporary Accoya model on underground S Fab 24 volt motors which stole the [...]
June 23 2016 0Comment

Timeless Garden Trends

Every year there seems to be a new ‘hot list’ for every budding gardener to consider before they don their gloves and head outside to dive into an overgrown flower bed. While it is, of course, fun to change things up based on yearly trends, it can also get quite expensive and labour-intensive, so we’d [...]
June 07 2016 0Comment

Gated Summer Security for your Home

During warmer weather, there aren’t many things that can bring a smile like a family BBQ, complete with a dip in the pool – paddling or otherwise – and a spot of sunbathing. Mowing the lawn, dusting off the garden furniture and the all-important BBQ station, and tending to your flower beds in preparation for [...]