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Hardwood Gates

Available in several styles which can be seen by browsing the picture menu below. PEFC

Hardwood Timbers
There are several hardwood timbers to choose from, all come under the "Very Durable" timber classification and offer similar benefits in that they are extremely hard wearing and low maintenance. 

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  • Iroko is a West African timber, sometimes called "African Teak". It can be slightly inconsistent in colour due to species type but will weather evenly over time.
  • Padauk is another West African timber with a consistent red brown colour weathering to silver grey if not oiled.
  • European Oak a timeless timber which is very consistent in colour with distinctive graining.
  • Chestnut. UK sourced from sustainable coppice woods  this hard wearing timber isn't suitable for boarded gates but is ideal for rustic styles where the timber is "cleft" or " riven"
Hardwood timbers are from sustainable sources and most carry either PEFC or FSC certifications with the exception of Iroko. Even though Iroko is well managed from controlled sustainable forestry, not all supplies are currently certified.
Choosing the correct timber is an important part of buying you new gate.
Click here for more Timber information and samples

Gate Automation

If you are looking to automate your gates it's preferable to choose a styles from the premier gates as these have a solid visual base rail.

Osmo oil
Hardwood of any type can be left to silver naturally alternatively you can treat with a UV protection oil too
enhance and preserve its natural colour, this can be done prior to delivery of your gates if you prefer. 
Click here for more info on hardwood oil