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Welcome to gates4you

Supplying & Installing Metal Security Gates in Leicester & Derby

Here at Gates 4 You is the gate automation website of Access Controls. Inside the site, you will find information on gates, both wooden and metal security gates, and various types of automation available throughout Leicester, Derby and the surrounding areas. We are the leading installer for CAME (Gate Automation Equipment) in the Leicester, Derby as well as throughout the Midlands. Our metal gates installations have been based around their wide product range for over 10 years. Our engineers regularly attend training courses organised to increase their knowledge of product safety and installation methods so they are ready to instal all kinds of security gates in Leicester and Derby.

Security Gates in Leicester & Derby

In today's hectic work and home environments, it is always a good idea to add another level of security and convenience to your home and your family, with the latest security gates, automation products and entrance solutions from Access Controls, available in Leicester, Derby and the surrounding areas. Security gates are so great for properties for many reasons such as:

  • Security for your family and home when yourself or the family are not around - accessing your property is restricted by automated gates
  • The ability for your family to check who each caller is before they've knocked on your front door, with the different options on audio/video intercom system and controls or activation of the controlled gates from inside your property
  • Protecting your children when they are playing out on the drive and your peace of mind whilst in the house knowing that the ability to access your home from the road is controlled and barred by you
  • Your pride and joy parked on your property, secure from thieves any time of the day or night, as access to and from the road is restricted by an automated gate system

Taking into account these considerations, Access Controls allows you, the homeowner, to control all access to your home through the power of your security gate. This provides security for you, your property & belongings and most importantly your family all with ease, with the touch of a button with one of our security gates. We have many types of designs of security gates available including metal gates or wood. The question that arises is "How do I automate my gates and whose equipment and installation methods do I choose to satisfy my wish list at the right price?"

Which Gate System Is Right For Me?

How to build a wish list for your ideal system

  • Existing gates or new gates?
  • Wood or metal gates?
  • To swing open or slide?
  • Electric gate or manual?

Existing gates or new gates?

It is generally possible to convert most existing manual gates to automatic; your Access Controls approved installer will be able to offer you advice to any changes that may be necessary. It is important to consider the physical condition of gate posts and existing gates, timber or steel to ensure that they are suitable for automation and that any posts are suitable for mounting gate operators and accessories. If you are considering a new security gate installation, our surveyor will be able to advise you or your contractor the exact requirement regarding post sizes, positions, suitable gates and any cable provisions etc.

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Swing and Slide Gates

The choice is largely down to the space available – swing security gates require a clear space for the opening- added opening distances can be achieved on underground systems by installing the gates on the inner side of the property and adding a 120 / or 180 degree operators, as most operators offer 90-110 degree opening distance. Sliding gates are perhaps the best choice when drive space is limited as they use the least space when opening.

Controlling your gates?

Access Controls will be able to offer a wealth of experience in various ways of providing access control solutions for your automatic gate in Derby or Leicester. Whilst it may seem that you just want to control your gates by handheld remote control there is usually more to consider:

  • Postman, milkman, waste removal, paperboy etc.
  • Friends and relatives arriving by vehicle and on foot.

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Our surveyor is fully conversant with the latest regulations regarding safety and will discuss with you all aspects from design through to installation. He will also explain the options for maintenance and service plans. We aim to listen to your requirements and to offer the best solution for your needs.

If you would like to contact us regarding new gates and you are located in Derby or Leicester because you want to automate your existing gates or have a fault that needs repairing please do not hesitate to contact us. You can call on 0116 236 6044 or use the contact form on the site.

  • Design
    We offer a wider range of design in both wood & metal together with advice on the correct mode of automation product. Control of the gates is a speciality as we can custom build entry and egress options to suit your needs.
  • Supply
    We supply many different automation products to suit the best options for each product. Our surveyor can advise on the supply of the best products to suit your installation.
  • Installation
    All our engineers are product qualified in all aspects of the installation, offering the complete installation package from the civil's electrics, commission, certification and handover.
  • Maintenance
    As a company we pride ourselves on our aftercare service, offering extended warranty and service packages for all systems. We also offer a same day call out / breakdown service offering peace of mind.