Electric gates are at the heart of everything we do at The Gate Company. That’s why we take pride in making sure you get the best installation possible.


Fitting a new set of driveway gates or even adding gate automation to your existing gates, can provide you with security and peace of mind, as well as enhancing the look and feel of your home.


Securing and controlling access to commercial properties is crucial and must be implemented with gate safety in mind. Every gate design conforms to the highest standards.


It is imperative to maintain gate automation systems to extend the life of the gate system.


As one of the top automatic gate companies in the south, we strive to provide a professional and high-end product every time. With every job carefully planned out and installed, customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do at The Gate Co.

Whether it be wooden swing gates or metal electric sliding gates From complete installation and servicing through to gate repair. Whether it be wooden gates, metal gates, swing gates or sliding gates, we’re always happy to help.

If you would like to discuss your options, please get in contact with our team.

Automatic gates OXFORD

When it comes to your home, there are a few things to consider. How secure is it? What is the first impression of it as you enter? One way to improve your OXFORD home in terms of both security and aesthetic style is to use automatic gates.

Additional value

If you have a property in OXFORD, there is always the consideration of what you might want to do in the future if you need to sell it. Automatic gates provide extra kerb appeal that can add to the value of your property and increase the chances of people paying market value and above.

First impressions count

It is not just OXFORD properties that benefit from the additional visual style that come with professionally fitted automatic gates. If you run a business in the OXFORD local area then you want people to have a good impression. The outside of your commercial premises is often the first thing people see, so it helps to add a little bit of style before they even set foot in your building.

Extra security

If you want to protect your OXFORD home or commercial property, automatic gates can often be a significant deterrent for anyone who might potentially want to invade the property.

There is also the added peace of mind in knowing that children and pets can be safely kept within the boundaries of your home and garden. As an extra bonus, some insurers also factor in security when it comes to deciding on the price of your cover, so there is also the possibility of an increased discount.

Additional privacy

With automatic gates you won’t have strangers opening your gate and using it to turn around their vehicle in your OXFORD based driveway. Furthermore it’s harder for people to look into your home. It may seem like a little thing but does make it easier to relax knowing you have a little bit more privacy.

Easier access

The great thing with automatic gates is that they are easier to operate than one you have to open manually. If you work long hours it is one less task to worry about. It is also beneficial if you have to look after children and don’t want to

leave them in the car.

Another major issue regarding the benefit of using automatic gates is when it comes to mobility. If someone has mobility issues then they may not necessarily always have carers available or will want to have some degree of freedom.

Easier access via automatic gates allows them to explore more of OXFORD without worrying about whether or not they will be able to get into their home when they get back or if someone has to be there to let them in.

In short automatic gates offer a greater degree of additional security, aesthetic quality, privacy and ease of access and with a professional OXFORD fitter in your local area you can be sure you will get the best possible quality in terms of both product and service in the local OXFORD area.

James from thegateco fitted an intruder alarm for us and did a really good job. Cleaned up behind himself and we are more then happy to recommend him to our friends. His quote for the work was very fair and compered to some of the other quotes was very reasonable..

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    The cost of Electric gates can vary a lot depending type, swing gates or sliding gates. The material the gates are constructed from, softwood, hardwood or steel. Each type and material has its own advantages and disadvantages and every installation will require something different. The Average cost of electric gates is between £7000 and £10000

    Electric gates use very little electricity and given average use are unlikely to raise your electricity bill by even a few pounds a month.

    Electric gates can be a great addition to a property if done right, they can increase your property value, add security and improve the overall look and feel of a property.

    Some electric gates have adjustment on the hinges these can be easily adjusted with an adjustable spanner. This can help if the gate have moved due to ground movement or movement in natural products. If you are unsure or uncomfortable doing the adjustments, contact an engineer

    On installation your engineer will provide you with a full system demonstration this will in instructions on opening the gates manually. For an older system you may require a site visit from an engineer.