High Quality Electric Driveway Gates Supplied & Installed

Your home’s driveway entrance is one of the first things people see when they visit and it’s what greets you when you return home after a long day, so good entrance gates are essential. Automatic gates are one of the most popular types of entrance gates for homes and businesses because they enhance the safety & security of the property while making access more convenient and adding curbside appeal. If you’re looking for driveway electric gates in Scotland that have it all, we have what you need.

Gates Scotland is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial gates in Scotland. Our name is synonymous with quality — from the materials we use to our customer service. We welcome you to browse our range of automated gates or request a quote online.

Survey – Design – Manufacture – Installation – We offer a full service. We deliver our electric gate systems UK wide.

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Experienced Electric Gate Specialists

We aim to ensure our clients get the best of the best the first time around. With Gates Scotland, you can be assured knowing you are receiving a long lasting, high functioning, and reliable electric gate system that is installed quickly and correctly.

Contact us on 01698 629039 or email us at info@gates-scotland.co.uk if you have questions about our automated gate installation service in Scotland or request a quote below.

Types of Automatic Gates

Along with options for timber, Next Gen composite, aluminium, steel and wrought-iron gates — or a combination — there are also a few options for gate automation and opening systems. Our custom automatic gate selection includes the following configurations for automatic/electric gates:

Automatic Swing Gates

Electric swing gates are one of the best styles of electric gates for houses if you want something installed that has a bit of flair. This type of gate automation installation includes an above or below ground motor and articulated or hydraulic rams that move the gate.

These automated electric gates require a significant amount of space so they can swing open and closed without hitting any parked cars or other objects around the driveway.

Our automatic swing gates can be fabricated with solid wrought iron, metal and timber, composite cladding, or aluminium in classic or contemporary designs.

Automatic Sliding Gates

Our electric sliding gates can be installed as tracked sliding gates or cantilever gates.

Tracked sliding gates are installed on wheels that roll along a track and are most suitable when you have even ground across the gate opening. Cantilever sliding gates are trackless so the gates are suspended above the ground, so this system is generally used on uneven ground.

Both electric sliding gate options offer all of the benefits of electric sliding gates for driveways upon installation — convenience, security and sophistication. An electric sliding gate is ideal for properties with smaller driveways.

Bi Fold Automatic Gates

Like electric sliding driveway gates, folding automated driveway gates are the go-to choice when there is limited space that stops swing and sliding electric gates from working.

A bi fold gate is made up of two or more panels hinged together that fold instead of swinging open — perfect for shorter driveways.

This type of automatic house gate can open from the centre like traditional swing gates or from the sides like motorised sliding gates. This unique design means it can also cost more due to the design, engineering, and installation involved.

Secure your property and enhance its curbside appeal with automatic driveway gates from a gates company that is synonymous with quality — Gates Scotland. Whether you need electric gates in Edinburgh, Stirling or Glasgow, our electric gate specialists can design the gates of your dreams.

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Why Choose Automated Gates?

Many manual gates, whether swing or sliding, are eventually just left open because of the inconvenience of having to get out of the vehicle to open and close them several times a day, especially during adverse weather conditions or at night.

Electric gates give you your time and safety back — with remote control automation to simplify your day to day activities.

But those aren’t the benefits of automatic or motorised gates:

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1. Safety

Security and safety are paramount when installing automatic gates in driveways. Our installation team is fully qualified and will ensure that all safety devices are correctly in place. This prevents the gates from opening or closing when people are nearby and allows them to automatically stop when detecting resistance. These safety regulations are required by law and we take them very seriously.

In terms of security, opening and closing the electric gate at the click of a button means that it is never standing open longer than necessary when parking. This makes automatic gates a great deterrent to opportunist criminals looking to gain easy access to your property.

2. Access Control

We offer a range of remote control and access control systems to complement your new electric gates. One of these is our GSM Intercom which allows people to call you directly on your mobile from the gate intercom. You can control access from anywhere in the world, provided you have a mobile signal. The intercoms also work with an app feature on your phone. These work exceptionally well on a commercial property, allowing a receptionist to first identify who is at the parking entrance before remotely opening the electric gates.

At Gates Scotland, we custom design each access control system to suit your specific needs. This allows us to install other access controls with your automatic gates too.

With all the technology needed to enable intercom systems and automated gates, many customers wonder how their electric driveway gate will be affected if there is a power cut. We include a fail-safe manual release mechanism so your electric gate remains functional during a power cut.

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3. Low Maintenance

The materials you choose for your driveway gate will impact more than just its appearance. Maintenance and security are important factors that need to be considered when choosing the materials for your automated gates. When it comes to hardwearing metals like wrought iron, aluminium, steel or composite boards, your decision may also depend on your location. 

For example, if you live near the ocean and choose a metal that is not rust-resistant, you may have to deal with corrosion. On the other hand, timber driveway gates that have not been sealed properly are prone to mold and pests and require regular upkeep to protect the wood.

With Gates Scotland, maintaining your new driveway gate is a stress free experience because we only use high quality materials and manufacturing processes to ensure each gate can withstand harsh weather conditions. Our metal frames are galvanised and powder coated to prevent stains, re-painting, and rust while our composite cladding is resistant to water and UV fading.  

Whichever material you choose, our electric gates are made to be extremely strong and deliver on all of your gate automation needs — from security to aesthetics and everything in between.

4. Timeless Designs

The aesthetics of your home’s exterior is extremely important so the style you choose for your automatic gate and the materials used to manufacture it make all the difference. Gates Scotland can manufacture automatic entrance gates designed specifically for your property.

Some people love the idea of ornamental railings at the entrance of their homes while others can’t bear not having the privacy that comes with a solid wooden or composite electric gate for a driveway. Some prefer the grand look of swing gates opening automatically, while others prefer the simplicity of sliding or cantilever gates.

You will better understand your design options once you’ve chosen the material(s) you’d like for your automatic gate. Wrought iron is perfect for creating pretty designs for railings, while timber comes in various shades and can align within a metal frame in many different ways.

Whichever design you go for, all of our automatic gate options are extremely strong and will provide you and your family with security and style.

Our experienced blacksmiths can make bespoke electric gates for driveways according to your unique needs. Request a quote online or get in touch.

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Gates Scotland: Scotland’s Leading Automatic Gate Supplier

If you’re in the market for electric driveway gates in Scotland, Gates Scotland is a trusted gate, fencing & metalwork company with a team of gate automation experts who are highly experienced in the design, manufacture and installation of electric gates.

We are based outside Glasgow but deliver UK wide, so we offer electric gates for sale to residential, commercial, and trade clients across the country — in cities big and small from Glasgow to Edinburgh and beyond. We offer Supply Only through to fully managed Supply & Install projects.

Contact us today for electric gates in Scotland you can depend on to protect and last for years to come. Email us at info@gates-scotland.co.uk or call us on 01698 629039.

Experts in High Quality Automatic Gates in Scotland

We never have and never will be ‘the cheapest’ when it comes to the manufacturing and installing of auto gates in Scotland — and there is a good reason for this. Ensuring an automatic gate installation is safe and reliable requires the correct expertise and engineers.

We have an experienced team of automation engineers, each with a minimum of 10 years of experience designing, building, and installing the highest quality automatic gates — and fixing bad installations of existing gates for customers. We receive many calls from people who previously purchased cheaper electronic gates for a driveway and found that it was not just low cost but also low quality. In almost all cases, they end up paying more in the long run for what seemed like a good deal at the time.

So when you choose Gates Scotland, you may not get the cheapest gates, but you can trust they will stand the test of time so you don’t have to waste money on unexpected repairs and regular upkeep.

Get in touch with us to find out more about our electric gates in Scotland and beyond. Enquire online, email us at info@gates-scotland.co.uk, or call us on 01698 629 039.

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