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Portcullis receives accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor

Portcullis receives accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor

Portcullis Gate & Barrier Ltd., has been awarded a new accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor. Designed to recognise extremely rigorous standards in health and safety among contractors, the merit is used and recognised by thousands of organisations across the...

The Gate Glossary: A-Z

The Gate Glossary: A-Z

At Portcullis, we pride ourselves on our expert knowledge of automation products, including everything from gates and parking barriers to road blockers and traffic bollards. As specialists, we have our own wide-ranging glossary of terms that covers our full range and...

How to solve common automated gate problems

How to solve common automated gate problems

As gate automation specialists, at Portcullis we pride ourselves on doing a job well. However, from time to time, even the finest of automated gates can encounter problems. The good news is that most of these problems are easily solvable. Here’s some of the most...

Material Matters: Wooden or metal gate – what should I choose?

Material Matters: Wooden or metal gate – what should I choose?

When you’re searching for new residential gates, it can be tough to know whether to opt for wooden gates or metal gates. It’s also a common misconception that metal gates are better than wooden alternatives - as they both have their benefits and drawbacks. So, how do...

A Guide to Vehicular Access Control

A Guide to Vehicular Access Control

Vehicular access control is an essential method of controlling traffic flow, so it’s no surprise that it’s in higher demand than ever. Think about the last time you visited a shopping centre, a hospital or a retail park. Did you have to wait until the car in front had...

Automatic vs Manual Gates: Which option is better?

Automatic vs Manual Gates: Which option is better?

Choosing the right gate can be challenging as there are many factors that should be taken into consideration. Whether you are seeking commercial gates or residential gates, one of the biggest decisions you will need to make is whether you need an automatic gate or a...

The Benefits of Accreditation

The Benefits of Accreditation

When choosing a contractor, it’s important to choose one that is ultimately trustworthy. However, as well as this factor, customers also seek out contractors that can complete the work to a high quality standard, as well as doing the work in a safe manner. Television...

Gates Around The World

Gates can serve more than just the purpose of protecting a building, they can also serve as an extravagant decoration. Flamboyant gates aren’t just for the rich and famous, whether you’re looking for gates for a residential or commercial purpose, there are a lot of...

Accessorise Your Electric Gate

Our gates serve the primary purpose of protecting our property and land, however you can also accessorise your electric gate with extra features to add a pleasant, visual appearance. These extra features can also help provide greater protection of your home and...

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