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Beckington Bespoke Gate


The Beckington bespoke gate is one of the most popular made-to-measure gates. This attractive gate has tongue & groove match boarding as well as vertical pales to see through. However, the gate still offers security.

Modern technology, as well as traditional joinery skills, is used to create a quality made-to-measure gate. The gate has strong mortice & tenon construction and a planed finish. Additionally, the Beckington has a heavy-duty bottom rail as standard. The life of the gate is extended with water runoff features. These features encourage the water to run off as well as impede water ingress. It also benefits from a planned finish and choice of stile tops. The gates are also supplied and treated with two coats of preservative. All gates must be treated with a Modern UV wood oil prior to installation.

Made in Britain, the Beckington driveway gate is manufactured using sustainable slow-grown softwood.  Slow-grown softwood is denser and as a result, produces better-quality wood. Therefore, a more durable gate. Hardwood has ethically sourced joinery grade Iroko. 

  • Wood Type: Iroko and Softwood.
  • Finish: Supplied untreated ready for treatment.
  • Widths: Up to 9′ (2.74m) per gate.
  • Heights: Up to 8′ (2.44m) per gate.
  • Automation: Ready for automation with a heavy-duty rail as standard (please consult a qualified installer).
  • Recommended Fittings: 30″ two-way adjustable hinges + Ring Latch + Drop bolt & socket set (both gates if a pair).
  • Rebate: Closing edge of gate can be.

4 stile tops to choose from

Pointed Stile Top
Rounded Stile Top
Sculptured Stile Top
Weathered Stile Top

Recommended Post Sizes

Gate Width Gate Height Post Recommended
3'0" - 915mm 4'0" - 1220mm 7' x5" x 5" - 2.1m x 125mm x 125mm
  5'0" - 1525mm 8' x5" x 5" - 2.4m x 125mm x 125mm
  6'0" - 1830mm 9' x5" x 5" - 2.7m x 125mm x 125mm
4'0" - 1220mm 4'0" - 1220mm 7' x5" x 5" - 2.1m x 125mm x 125mm
  5'0" - 1525mm 8' x5" x 5" - 2.4m x 125mm x 125mm
  6'0" - 1830mm 9' x5" x 5" - 2.7m x 125mm x 125mm
5'0" - 1525mm 4'0" - 1220mm 7' x6" x 6" - 2.1m x 150mm x 150mm
  5'0" - 1525mm 8' x6" x 6" - 2.4m x 150mm x 150mm
  6'0" - 1830mm 9' x6" x 6" - 2.7m x 150mm x 150mm
6'0" - 1830mm to 9'0" - 2740mm 4'0" - 1220mm 7' x7" x 7" - 2.1m x 175mm x 175mm
  5'0" - 1525mm 8' x7" x 7" - 2.4m x 175mm x 175mm
  6'0" - 1830mm 9' x7" x 7" - 2.7m x 175mm x 175mm

Additional information

  • Availability: All sizes made to order.
  • Special widths: Available to order.
  • Special heights: Available to order.
  • Hanging: Gates must be hung with the bracing raising up from the bottom of the stile.
  • Softwood: Joinery grade PEFC-certified sustainable timber.
  • Hardwood: Joinery grade Iroko sourced in line with EU Timber Regulation.
  • Manufacture: Made In Britain.
  • Recommended Treatment: Modern UV Wood Oil.
  • Water Run-Off Features: Built-in features that aid water runoff and impede water ingress.
  • Bracing: As the width of a gate increases there will be a minimum height restriction to ensure that gate integrity is maintained. This allows the bracing to fully support the gate.

Hot weather & wooden gates

Wooden gates are a natural product responding to the conditions that they are in, especially heat and humidity. In hot weather, wooden gates can twist especially if one side of the gate receives more sunlight than the other. Wood is a hygroscopic material, which means it naturally absorbs and gives off water to balance out with its surrounding environment. Twisting is likely to be caused by one side drying out more quickly than the other. It is also quite common for small splits (shakes & checks) to occur during drying. This is nature at work and should NOT be considered a fault. This is not normally detrimental to the gate's stability & structure and should rectify as temperatures cool.

For more information about the effects of hot weather & wooden gates, please visit our main gate manufacturer Chalton Gates to read the in-depth article.

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