High-Performance Automatic Traffic Barriers from Gates Scotland

The entrance to educational establishments, gated communities or office blocks is the first point of contact for visitors. Having effective car park gates is an excellent way to incorporate access controls and secure your property.

Gates Scotland provides a cutting-edge range of automatic car park barriers. These automatic barriers are ideal for implementing effective traffic control and monitoring security access or creating electric barrier systems for paid parking spaces.

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Discover how Scotland’s largest and leading manufacturer of gates, fencing and metalwork can help you customise and install an automatic barrier at your commercial property.

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What is an automatic traffic barrier?

Automatic side arm barriers, also known as automatic rising arm barriers or automatic traffic barriers, are mechanised gates designed to control vehicle access to a particular location.

They’re frequently utilised in car parks, private residential areas and commercial properties to maintain security in private areas and manage traffic efficiently.

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What are car park barriers called?

The parking barrier is often known as an automatic car park barrier, boom barrier, automatic rising arm barrier and vehicle barrier.

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How do automatic car park barriers work?

Car park barriers operate by an electronic mechanism that lifts and lowers a barrier arm. This movement can be triggered by various control systems, which range from simple remote controls to complex integrated security systems with vehicle identification capabilities.

The operation of these arm barriers can be tailored to meet specific security needs.

How much do automatic traffic barriers cost?

The cost of automatic traffic barriers varies depending on the type, complexity, and additional features of the barrier system. At Gates Scotland Ltd, we offer competitive pricing without compromising quality and durability.

For a detailed quote tailored to your requirements, please get in touch with us. Contact Us for free quotes and advice based on your specific requirements.

Where are automatic barriers normally used?

Electric barriers provide a cost-effective and efficient method of managing traffic and enhancing site security.

These arm barriers are commonly used in various locations such as commercial car parks, residential complexes, toll booths, and industrial sites/industrial premises to control vehicle access. 

How often do electric traffic barriers need to be maintained?

Maintenance frequency for electric traffic barriers can depend on their usage and environment. Typically, an automatic barrier that experiences high traffic flow might require more regular checks and maintenance.

Gates Scotland Ltd recommends a regular maintenance schedule to ensure your automatic barriers remain in top condition.

How are automatic traffic barriers controlled for access?

Automatic traffic arm barriers can be controlled via several methods, including remote controls, keypads, token or card systems, or advanced systems that recognise vehicle registration plates.

At Gates Scotland Ltd, we work with our clients to implement a control system that best suits their needs.

Why do businesses need traffic barriers?

Traffic barriers provide businesses with reliable control over vehicular access to their premises. These vehicle barrier systems play an essential role in security, protection and car park management, preventing access to unauthorised vehicles, managing traffic flow, and providing a safe and orderly parking environment.

Car park management is crucial for areas where parking is abused, to protect your parking spaces. For additional protection, a bottom skirt prevents pedestrians from going under the parking barriers.

Need advice on the most suitable electric barrier gate for your property? Enquire online, email us – info@gates-scotland.co.uk or call today on 01698 629 039.

What safety and accessories are available for an arm barrier?

Safety is paramount in the design and operation of a car park barrier. These systems often include safety features such as infrared sensors or pressure-sensitive edges that stop the car park barrier if an obstacle is detected. Regular maintenance checks are crucial to ensure these safety features function correctly.

We also offer a variety of accessories for our traffic barrier systems, including LED boom lights for visibility, signage, remote controls, token or card systems for access control, and many others to enhance the usability and security of parking barriers.

Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) can be used to control the entry/exit of vehicles from your premises or car park. Safety photocells and laser curtains are also available with our car park barrier systems.

What boom lengths are available (barrier arm length)?

Beam length is dictated by the road space available. We have 3m to 8m booms available, along with a bottom skirt if required.

Double barrier setups can be used for larger openings (for example, 2 x 5m boom length gate barriers).

Can ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) be used with traffic barriers?

Yes, we can install ANPR systems with your automatic barrier, along with many other access control options.

Request a free quote for a car park barrier installation in Glasgow — Contact Gates Scotland at 01698 629039.

Roger Brushless Technology - Bionik Traffic Barrier Series

Gates Scotland can supply you with high-quality automated barriers from Roger Technology’s Bionik Traffic Barrier Series, long-lasting electronic barrier gates known for efficiency and durability.

Automated Barrier Kits

The brushless Bionik barrier range by Roger Technology has become a revolutionary standard for all future entry barrier systems. Its unique design and features make it an ideal solution for professional installations across residential, commercial, and industrial environments.

Thanks to its brushless motor, this automatic barrier is perfectly suited for intensive use settings, including car parks and access control points. It also comes with an array of additional features such as battery backup for power failure – up to 1000 operations – magnetic end support, and compatibility with solar power.

Unparalleled Barrier Durability

The Bionik barrier is extremely heavy-duty. Its impressive reliability and adjustable speed are mechanically achieved through the use of helicoidal and angled gear teeth – a signature of the Roger Technology range. Its brushless magnet motor eliminates friction and heat, allowing it to operate non-stop with a 100% heavy-duty full cycle.

Furthermore, the car park barrier system’s electronic controller uses MOSFET switches instead of relays, enhancing its overall efficiency.

If you have questions about the different types of automatic security barriers available, contact our expert team for more information.

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Choose Gates Scotland Ltd for a Reliable Automatic Barrier Solution & Installation

Gates Scotland Ltd is a leading provider of automatic traffic barriers across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our exceptional quality, unparalleled customer service, and bespoke arm barrier solutions designed to meet your specific needs.

Our service areas predominantly cover Glasgow, Edinburgh, and the Central Belt, although we cater to the whole of Scotland.

We are market leaders in the gate, fencing and barrier industry, with decades of experience. See our review reputation online.

We are here to help — Contact us today for a free consultation.

We cater for a wide range of customers – including residential, commercial & trade – and we offer supply-only through to fully managed & installed projects. 

Order high-quality automatic car park barriers from Gates Scotland today!

Enquire online, email us – info@gates-scotland.co.uk or call today on 01698 629 039.