Wooden Sliding Gates
Sliding Gates are produced similar to swing gates, they look the same and are constructed in two halves, which bolt together on site. This makes them much easier to handle during delivery and installation. Also the longer a piece of timber, the larger possibility of ‘movement’ , therefore the wooden sliding gates made in this manner should have a longer life. For larger sliding gates, additional metalwork may need to be engineered to ensure the sliding gates work correctly, but this is in very extreme cases, Call Pete on 020 8054 7535 for more info
The differences are as follows:-
- Uprated bottom rail which makes a solid rail at the bottom, which is recessed to accept the gate track wheels.
- The stiles (each end of the gate) are made 4 inches wider on each side so the produce an overhang on each side, but look like a normal gate from the front.
- We will always work our best with you to ensure the correct measurements are used and can even supply a sketch to ensure you get the best from your sliding gates
How it works
We can provide plans of site for your wooden sliding gates either after visiting the site and doing a survey or we can even help remotely by viewing pictures of site and making our recommendations. Please note the site will need to be completely level for the Sliding Gates to operate correctly so some landscaping maybe needed. If you are unsure about the larger stiles or bottom rail or just want everything explaining further, please email [email protected] call Pete on 020 8054 7535.
Please see the attached pdf files for examples of set up for the 2 most common configurations we use…