Made to measure in both Hardwoods and Softwoods, our Colwyn driveway gates features a full thickness asymmetrical head that rises by 6″ (150mm) from the lowest point of the gate.
Pictured is the close boarded Colwyn in Meranti – Hardwood).
Each and every gate is made to measure by time served joiners in our own workshops, and are available in smooth planed Meranti, Idigbo & European Oak (Hardwoods), Accoya (Modified Softwood) and Unsorted Scandinavian Redwood (Softwood).
The Colwyn driveway gates are also available with a matching pedestrian gate, giving you the opportunity to have a matching set.
Looking to automate your gates? the Colwyn can also be manufactured to suit your automation needs (both above and below ground automation) – please contact us with you requirements.
Colwyn gates with bigger or smaller rises?
Our standard Colwyn gates have a 6″ or 150mm rise in height from the lowest point, if you need a larger or smaller rise in the head then please let us know your requirements as everything we manufacture can be customised to your exact requirements.
Colwyn driveway gates – specifications
All top edges on any horizontal rails of the Colwyn feature an angled water run off, this stops the build up of moisture on your gates and makes for a longer lifespan. The stiles of the Colwyn (vertical outer uprights of the gate frame) also have rounded outer edges.
Available in the following timbers –
- Prime European Oak (Hardwood),
- Accoya (Modified Softwood),
- Idigbo (Hardwood),
- Meranti (Hardwood),
- Scandinavian Redwood (Softwood)
Automation – Can be automated, please contact us for details
Construction – Through wedged, morticed & tenoned jointed
Height – Made to measure, the asymmetrical head usually rises by 6″/150mm from the lowest point
Width – Made to Measure
Stiles – 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 70mm x 70mm
Head – 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 70mm x 70mm
Hidden/Barefaced rails (visible from rear only) – 2 3/4″ x 1 7/8″ / 70mm x 48mm
Boarding – 3 3/4″ x 5/8″ / 95mm x 15mm
Available with matching pedestrian side access and garden gates.
Colwyn Guide prices
The Colwyn guide prices are based on a pair of gates 5ft 6 rising to 6ft high x 6ft overall wide (approx 1680mm rising to 1830mm high x 1980mm wide) equally split gates, these are NOT from prices, smaller gates will be more economical etc – contact us for a price! All prices are correct time of insertion and are EX VAT. Free delivery to most parts of the UK mainland is included – exclusions do apply, again please contact us.
Scandinavian Redwood – Softwood £603
We use Unsorted Scandinavian Redwood, despite it’s name it is sorted for smaller knot size and less of them for better strength. Creamy white to yellow in colour.
Can be painted or stained.
Approx weight guide 550 KG/M3
Meranti – Hardwood £921
Used as a Mahogany substitute. Can vary in colour from a pinky red to dark red colour.
Can be painted or stained.
Approx weight guide 550-710 KG/M3
Idigbo – Hardwood £1083
A plain light brown timber which gives the Oak look but without the Oak price tag. As strong as English Oak. Also known in the trade as ‘poor mans oak’.
Can be stained, however avoid painting.
Approx weight guide 560 KG/M3
Accoya – Modified Softwood £1669
The most longer lasting timber on the market! Doesn’t absorb water so doesn’t rot, also as water is not absorbed then any movement within the timber is minimal! Ideal even for the most challenging enviroments. Timber is guaranteed for 50 years againts rot and decay. Recommended ironmongery and fixings for Accoya is Marine Grade Stainless Steel. Can be painted or stained.
We use Grade A1 Accoya specially sorted with few knots.
Approx weight guide 510KG/M3
European Oak – Hardwood £1929
Oak needs no introduction, appearance wise it is a light yellow to brown colour. We use the Prime grade of European Oak with fewer knots for unbeatable strength and maximum wow factor! Recommended fixings for Oak is Marine Grade Stainless Steel.
Can be stained, as with Idigbo avoid painting.
Approx weight guide 720 KG/M3