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Height Restriction Barriers

A height restriction barrier is a simple and effective way to secure your car park from large vehicles accessing unauthorised areas. A height restriction barrier features a steal cross beam that is attached to two large upright posts in a fixed position.

Height barriers are commonly used at both above and underground car parks. Vehicles that exceed the restriction barriers height will be unable to gain entry without sustaining significant levels of damage.

As with all barriers manufactured by Newgate, our height restriction barrier is designed and built to be robust and sturdy. With multi-height limitations and widths, our car park height restriction barriers suit a diverse range of car park entrances.

All of our height barriers are available with swing gate combinations, giving the ability to lock the car park off to all vehicles as required.

If you are looking to install vehicle height restriction barriers, Newgate can create bespoke solutions. Our design team can work with you to produce a restriction barrier that is tailored to your specific requirements. We can incorporate your company colours and build the height restriction barrier to a custom height and span.

Fixed Arm Height Restrictor

Newgate supply fixed arm height restriction barriers that span openings of 2500mm to 8500mm wide and heights of 2000mm to 4000mm.

Our fixed arm height restriction barriers are available in a standard red with a black and yellow striped arm. However our barriers can feature your corporate colours to seamlessly blend in.

This fixed arm height restrictor also includes a nudge bar, barrier signage and fixing bolts.

Fixed arm height restrictor key features:

  • Sturdy 100mm sq. Section uprights
  • Separate nudge bar & height restriction signs
  • Lockable and removable cross member

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Our swing arm height restrictor barriers span openings from 3000mm to 7000mm wide and heights of 2000mm up to 4000mm.

This style of height restriction barrier is available with a standard red frame, you have the choice of arm colours which are black and yellow or red and white striped. We can also customise the swing arm height restrictor to match your business colours.

This height restriction barrier also includes a number of accessories including two locking posts, padlock and keys, Height restriction sign and has an optional extra Nudge Bar if required.

Our manual swing arm height restrictor is fitted with a quick release mechanism suitable for a padlock, which allows entry for authorised vehicles only.

The unique swing arm option allows the user the ability to provide entry to over height vehicles as required.

Swing arm height restrictor key features:

  • Sturdy 100mm sq. Section uprights
  • Separate nudge bar & height restriction signs
  • Swinging cross member + 2 x locking posts

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Rising Arm Height Restrictor

Our rising arm height restrictors span openings from 3000mm to 7000mm wide and a height of 2000mm to 3000mm.

Available in a standard yellow frame, this height restrictor features a black and yellow stripped arm but this can be customised with your corporate colours if required.

The rising arm is either raised manually by the operative, by means of a small handle at the pivot end. The rising arm can also be operated automatically by using our proven motor gearbox drive and push button system, both methods provide a safe and quick entry to large vehicles when they require access.

The arm is fully balanced to ensure that no un-necessary effort is required by the operative in order to raise and lower the barrier.

Rising arm height restrictor key features:

  • Manual crank handle operation
  • Height restriction signage
  • Substantial mounting pedestal
  • Automatic version available

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Technical Specifications

Fixed ArmSwing ArmRising Arm

Frame – Steel

Arm – Aluminium

Frame – Steel

Arm – Aluminium

Frame – Steel

Arm – Aluminium


2500mm to 8500mm (Typical)

3000mm to 7000mm (Typical)

3000mm to 7000mm (Typical)


2000mm to 2400mm (Typical)

2000mm to 2400mm (Typical)

2000mm to 3000mm (Typical)


Standard is Yellow (Corporate colours available upon request) Pole – Yellow Nudge Bar Black & Yellow

Standard is Red (Corporate colours available upon request)

Pole – Black & Yellow or Red & White

Standard is Yellow (Corporate colours available upon request)

Arm – Black & Yellow

Accessories (included)

Nudge Bar, Height Restriction Signage, Fixing Bolts

Nudge Bar, Height Advisory Signage

Height Advisory Signage

Key Features

Our range of height restriction barriers come with a number of features which include:

  • Custom built to suit exact heights and spans
  • Can incorporate your company colours and branding
  • 99% Manual
  • 12 month warranty as standard
  • BS6571, UKCA Approved

Why Choose Newgate Height Restriction Barriers?

Here at Newgate, we have over 38 years’ experience of designing height restriction barriers for car parks. If you are looking to add an extra level of security to your business and premises, than our car park height barriers are solution that will seamlessly blend into its surroundings.

We will consult, design to your exact requirements and install your new height barriers and can even match the paintwork to your corporate colours so even your height restrictor is on brand!

If you have any questions regarding our height restriction barriers, we’d like to hear from you! Simply complete our contact form today and a member of our friendly team will be on hand to help you create a bespoke security solution to actively improve your car parks security.

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Manufacturing at NewgateNewgate have been manufacturing high quality height restriction barriers since 1984. We have an enviable list of clients who demand the best product with complete reliability and at a competitive price.

Our ethos of design and manufacturing excellence is an essential part of the company’s commitment to delivering the highest standards of product innovation, quality and installation to our clients at all times.

Our Drawing and Design offices use the latest in 2D, 3D & FEA computer aided design software to ensure each product ordered by the client is drawn and manufactured to their exact requirements.

When drawings have been approved, Newgate fabricators manufacture the product ready for paint shop submission and add any BS/RAL colour requested by the client. The mechanical and electrical-assembly is carried out by our qualified (to current industry standards) and time served engineers at our purpose built premises, based in Nottinghamshire.

Installation and Civil Works

Installation and Civil WorksNewgate have their own dedicated installation and civil engineers, strategically located throughout the country, that enable us to offer a complete (or part) installation and civil work service as required.

Our civil work capabilities include:

  • Initial Site Survey and Technical Drawings as required
  • Foundation Blocks and Road Crossings and Kerb Lines
  • Cable Ducting and Trenching
  • Induction Loop Slotting and Backfilling
  • Manholes and Soakaways
  • Tarmacing and Blockpaving

Providing a professional service at all times, Newgates experienced engineers insure the highest level of customer service.

Our Installation Capabilities include:

  • Carriage to Site
  • Offloading / Craneage Facilities
  • Bolting Down / Setting Up
  • Cable Supply and Installation (Mains and Control Cables)
  • Testing, Commissioning and on site Training

Maintenance & Aftercare

Newgate provide a range of standard or bespoke maintenance packages designed to suit your needs making sure your height restriction barrier meets the latest legislation and are fully operationally efficient.

The correct maintenance for your equipment ensures its performance and helps extend it operational life.

All height restriction barriers require regular servicing and we strongly recommend that you do not undertake your own maintenance work, poor servicing could result in damage to your product or injury, please let the professional work with you to preserve the life of you new product.

For more information on our product repair, servicing and maintenance packages services, please click here.

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