Why Use Electric Gate Companies For Installation?

It is all well and good buying an electric gate, but why should you turn to professionals to install it?

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The easy and cheap option is to approach one of your local electric gate companies and buy a standard design that can be brought to your home or business and then put it together yourself. While you might have an old friend or neighbour that could help you – we really don’t recommend trying to do it without professionals. Instead, why not choose a company that does it all? We offer top-quality design, fabrication (in house), repairs and installation. With over three decades of experience, we can complete the process quickly, efficiently and most importantly – safely. Everything we do or produce is regulated to the latest British standards so you can rest assured your property is secure.

Why Choose WLS?

Our professional team is made up of highly skilled designers, service engineers and installation experts with years of experience. We make sure to hire people with a range of skills and everyone brings something new to the table. This means that no matter your needs or limitations, we have the right people for the job. After all – our customers do say it’s our people that set us apart! We pride ourselves on the best customer service because at the end of the day our aim is to create a safe space for everyone. That starts when we pick up the phone.

Contact The Professionals For A Free, No Obligation Quote

We offer free quotes and expert advice so you can rest assured you’re getting the most for your money. Don’t hesitate to call and ask questions or find out more about our range of products. We will answer your questions and ensure you’re completely satisfied and comfortable with what you are purchasing. There will not be any stone left unturned. Our team are on hand to help and discuss your best solution at 020 8676 4300.

In House Workshop

Our dedicated workshop allows us to keep an eye on every step of the process. We deal with your first query and follow your product right through to the servicing a year down the line. If you’re looking for a thorough job – you’ve come to the right place! We can keep you updated on completion times and will work with you to keep everything on track. Should you have a question or change your mind about something, just give us a ring and we can sort it in a flash. That’s why we love having everything in-house.

Sustainable Materials – Timber Gates

One of our most popular choices for us and other electric gate companies is a wooden design. We always gather our timber from sustainable sources and work closely with managed forests to ensure this is always the case. Timber gates offer a traditional and beautiful appearance but can be modernised to suit your style. The closed-face designs are perfect for increased privacy and are sure to transform your driveway like no other. As the years go by, they will weather and begin to blend in with the natural surroundings – making them look better and better.

Sturdy Metal – Aluminium and Steel

If you’re not looking for a wooden option and want something a bit stronger or with an intricate design – metal gates may be a better choice for you. Galvanised steel is incredibly durable and can be made to suit many styles. You can create a more detailed appearance or keep them simple for commercial security. Otherwise, aluminium offers a more affordable alternative. Being strong yet lightweight, it benefits the automation system as it causes less wear and tear. Not only that, but they are more resistant to cracking and other damage, so will last you a long time.

Other Style Options: Swing Gates

Swing gates are the most popular style of automatic gates London we install. They are more aesthetically pleasing and less imposing than sliding gates. Swing gates add style and sophistication to a property as well as safety and security. WLS can design, fabricate, install and automate swing gates to your exact specifications in steel, aluminium or wood.

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WLS has its own dedicated gate automation workshop where we can custom-make automatic gates London to your exact requirements. We use automatic opening systems from leading manufacturers to design and install the very best gate automation systems. We oversee the entire manufacturing process, from visualisation and design to manufacturing and installation. Our engineers and sales team also regularly attend training courses including those provided by Gate Safe, the independent UK charity dedicated to raining standards of gate safety, to keep up-to-date with the latest automatic electric gate opener developments.

We can integrate your new entryway with access control systems such as door entry systems, or biometric access control panels. We also provide expert engineers to carry out repairs, service and maintenance.

Health and safety directives mean there are strict guidelines for installing automatic gates. It’s essential to ensure that the design and installation of security gates is in compliance with the latest regulations and industry security best practices. They must also be regularly tested, and our thorough maintenance and testing programme can ensure that your gates are safe and fully HSE compliant. Our service engineers are qualified to work not just on WLS supplied electric gates but also automated gates provided by other companies.

WLS can provide you with even more comprehensive security with our huge range of security fencing. Sometimes you will be looking for protection over privacy (or both!) so you’ll want a little more. Our security fencing can be integrated with automated security gates to give you the level of protection and privacy you require. The robust fencing will ensure you’re entire perimeter is secure and you can rest assured that expert engineers and technicians have worked their magic. Get in touch to discuss our range of designs and materials.

Talk To Us About A Security Installation Or Automatic Gates London

WLS is one of the leading security gate suppliers in London and the South East. We are FAAC approved with a full range of security industry accreditations. We take a flexible, agile approach to understand your environment and your needs, regardless of the size or scope of the project.

We employ the very best engineers and technicians, all of whom bring their own unique skills and experience to the business. Whatever your security system requirements, you can expect expert advice and cutting-edge installations. For a free site survey and quotation, call us on 020 8676 4300 or fill out our contact form.

The WLS Guarantee – Creating Safe Spaces

* First Time Fix or Solution Provided Every Time *

We strive to be the World’s Leading Security Company, with an uncompromising focus on customers and the solutions we deliver. Our WLS team knows how important it is to create safe spaces you can trust, whether for your family home or business. 

With over 30 years of experience in the industry, our expert team have closely followed the latest trends and developments in security technology. From our first installation to where we are now, our customers have always been our focus – providing an effective and high-quality result consistently. We’re proud to offer our unrivalled WLS guarantee to each of our customers. 

We will arrive in the time slot specified.

We treat our customers as we wish to be treated ourselves.

We will act professionally at all times, arrive on time, smartly dressed in uniform.

We will do our work quickly and without fuss.

Once the work is completed we will ask you to review what we have done to ensure you are happy with the results.

We will leave the site clean and tidy.

We guarantee a first-time fix or to provide a solution on every call out.

We fix 90% of problems first-time.

If we can’t fix the problem the first time, we will propose a solution and deduct the call out charge from the cost.

If we cannot propose a solution we will refund the call out charge.

We guarantee transparency in our pricing.

We provide a full breakdown of costs with every quotation.

We will get your approval for any additional work required to ensure you are kept up to date throughout the installation.

We will answer the phone within 10 seconds.

We will deal with all enquiries quickly and courteously.

We will follow up with you when we have agreed to do so.

We will specify the best solution to meet your needs and budget.

We only install systems that are reliable and easy to use.

We will install the solution to the very highest standards.

All our systems come with a 12-month part and labour WLS guarantee.

We will offer a free service 6 months after installation to ensure all is in working order.

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We are a Primary school in the Wembley area, we had new automated and pedestrian gates installed. I must say that I have been most impressed from start to finish, the whole process has been a positive experience. The professionalism, helpfulness and willingness to go above and beyond what was agreed to ensure everything went smoothly. I can’t praise these guys enough they made the whole process seem really easy. I would without hesitation recommend these guys. You will be good hands without question. Keep up the good work, it doesn’t go unnoticed.

– Nigel Brown

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