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Automatic Swing Gates

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High security applications demand high performance solutions and our robust range of Automatic Swing Gates deliver this and more besides.

Manufactured from rectangular hollow sections and offering a variety of infill options, our electric swing gates incorporate a powerful hydraulic unit, or motor gearbox drive with integral manual operation as standard. This ensures that our automatic swing security gates perform consistently and reliably every single time.

Built with smooth operation and ease-of-use in mind, our electric swing gates can be controlled by a wide range of access control systems including proximity card, push button, keypad, token and radio control. Combined with an induction loop or photocell safety and close facilities, our automatic swing gates raise the bar when it comes to access control solutions.

Products in this range:

Electric Swing Gate (up to 4.5m)

This automatic swing gate is available in single leaf which span up to 2.25 metres and double leaf gates with a span up to 4.5 metres.

Our electric swing gates open to a minimum of 90 degrees and provide maximum vehicular access, making this swing gate the ideal solution for sites such as offices, schools and student accommodation.

Powered by a hydraulic ram drive unit, this automatic swing gate is 45% duty rated and a 20 – 25 second operating speed. It also includes a number of safety features as standard, including 8 CAT 3 safety edges and photocells, as well as an Induction Loop which is an optional extra.

Electric Swing Gate (up to 14m)

This electric swing gate spans from 7.0 metres (single leaf)  to 14 metres (double leaf), and open to a 90 degree angle.

Providing maximum vehicular access, this automatic swing gate is the perfect solution for high-risk security sites, such as warehouses, factories and military establishments.

Powered by our industry leading motor and gearbox drive unit, this electric swing gate has an operating speed of 20 seconds and is 100% duty rated. It also includes our advanced inverter logic control and is available with a number of infills including tube, mesh, palisade and wood.

Technical Specifications

Up to 4.5mUp to 14m

Frame – Steel, Rectangular hollow section

Infill – Tube, Mesh, Bar

Frame – Steel, Rectangular hollow section

Infill – Tube, Mesh, Palisade, Bar, Wood


Single Leaf – 2250mm, Pair -4500mm O/A

Single Leaf – 7000mm, Pair -14000mm O/A


See CAD Drawing

See CAD Drawing

Drive Unit

Hydraulic Ram

Motor and Gearbox

Operating Supply

230v 1Ph 50hz – 10 amps

230v 1Ph 50hz – 10 amps

Operating Speed

Standard – 20 – 25 seconds

Standard – 20 seconds

Standard Opening

Standard – 90 degrees

Standard – 90 degrees

Special – Upon Request

Duty Rating



Manual Operation

Included as Standard

Included as Standard


Standard – 2 x Coat paint treatment

Optional – Galvanised / Zinc coated

Standard – 3 x Coat paint treatment

Optional – Galvanised / Zinc coated

Control Options

Card, Radio, Token, Keypad, Intercom, Push Button, Vehicle Transponder, Induction Loop and Photocell

Card, Radio, Token, Keypad, Intercom, Push Button, Vehicle Transponder, Induction Loop and Photocell

Safety Features

Standard – Eight (8) Safety Edges, CAT.3 & Photocells

Optional – Induction Loop

Standard – Ten (10) Safety Edges, CAT.3 & Photocells

Optional – Induction Loop


Fire Alarm Activation, Barbed Wire, Rotor Spikes, Audible Alarm, Flashing Beacon, Access Reader Posts

Fire Alarm Activation, Barbed Wire, Rotor Spikes, Audible Alarm, Flashing Beacon, Access Reader Posts

Approved Standards

C.E. BSEN12453

C.E. BSEN12453

Key Features

Our automatic swing gates have a range of advanced safety features including:

  • Custom designed & built to suit individual applications
  • Full mild steel construction
  • Adjustable bearing hinges
  • 100% duty rated
  • Motor & gearbox drive
  • Inverter logic control
  • Full CAT 3 safety edge system
  • Force Tested to latest Industry Standards
  • Choice of infills (tube, mesh, palisade, wood)
  • Electro-magnetic gate locking
  • Manual override control as standard

All of our electric swing gates meet the essential health and safety requirements and are fully compliant with the latest British and European standards including BS EN 12453:2001 and BS EN 12445:2001. With regards to gate safety, all gates are UKCA Approved and conform to the Machinery Directive 2006/46/EC.

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If you are considering automatic swing gates for your premises, contact Newgate today for a free consultation to see how we can help

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Newgate have been manufacturing high quality automatic swing gates 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

Newgate have their own dedicated installation and civil engineers, stratigically 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, Comimissioning and on site Training

Maintenance and Aftercare

Newgate provide a range of standard or bespoke maintenance packages designed to suit your needs making sure your automatic swing gate 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 automatic swing gates 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.

Maintenance & Aftercare
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Friday: 07:45 - 14:30
Saturday / Sunday: Closed

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