Bi-folding Swing Gates

Our manual or electric Bi-folding Swing Gates are used in applications where space is limited or restricted. Each leaf section includes locking or latching facilities to ensure the whole gate assembly remains sturdy at all times.

Manufactured from rectangular hollow sections and offering a variety of infill options, bi-folding swing gates from Newgate incorporate a powerful electric motor and gearbox unit, with integral manual operation (incorporated as standard), ensuring constant and trouble free use, even at the most arduous sites.

Smooth, reliable and easy to use, our bi-fold gates can be controlled using a wide variety of access control systems such as a proximity card, push button, keypad, token or radio control. When combined with an induction loop or photocell safety and close facilities, our bi-folding swing gates are the perfect choice for your access control requirements.

Bi-folding Swing Gate

Our bi-folding swing gates span openings from 4 metres (single leaf) to 8 metres (double leaf) and open to a 90 degree angle, providing maximum security and vehicular access. Our bi-fold gates are an ideal choice for sites where security is paramount, including factories, warehouses and military establishments.

The tried and tested Newgate motor and gearbox drive unit has been developed in-house to ensure smooth and consistant operation every time, using state-of-the-art electronics and cutting edge British engineering.

Our bi-fold gates are include a wide range of safey features as standard, including safety edges, photo cells, HSE signage and a manual override control. We also have a selection of optional accessories to make your bi-folding gate even more secure, including barbed wire, razor wire, rotor spikes, lights and sounders.

Technical Specifications

Bi-folding Swing Gates
Construction (Typical)

Rectangular Hollow Section. Frame 80mm SHS, Stanchions 150mm to 250mm SHS


Tube / Mesh / Palisade / Wood

Drive Unit

Motor and Gearbox

Operating Supply

230V 1PH + Neutral + Earth 50Hz – 10 Amps

Duty Rating


Typical Dimensions

See CAD Drawing

Gate Finish

Painted (as standard), Zinc Coated or Galvanised (optional)

Control Options

Card, Radio, Token, Keypad, Intercom, Push Button, Induction Loops and Photocell

Safety Features

Safety Edges, Photo Cells, HSE Signage, Manual Override Control

Accessories (Optional)

Barbed Wire, Razor Wire, Rotor Spikes, Lights, Sounders

Standard Opening

90 Degrees (Specials available upon request)

Key Features

Our bi-folding swing gates include a range of advanced features such as:

  • Custom built to suit exact heights and spans
  • Full mild steel construction
  • Adjustable bearing hinges
  • Choice of infills (tube, mesh, palisade, wood etc)
  • Locking facilities as standard

All of our bi-fold 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. When it comes to gate safety, all gates are CE marked and conform to the Machinery Directive 2006/46/EC and include a 12 month warranty as standard.

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If you are considering manual 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 bi-folding swing gates since 1984. We have an enviable list of customers 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 bi-folding 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 bi-folding 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

Contact the Team

For more information on our bi-folding swing gates or to arrange a free consultation to discuss your exact requirements, please contact the team at Newgate today.

Sales Department

By Phone: 0808 156 1561 (Freephone)
By Email:
(Out of Hours): 01785 532014

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 07:45 - 16:30
Friday: 07:45 - 14:30
Saturday / Sunday: Closed

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