Our beautiful Bala pedestrian gate in Prime European Oak (Hardwood) with its distinctive dropped head and elegant open ‘vision’ panel directly underneath.
As well as European Oak, the Bala is also available in Meranti and Idigbo (Hardwoods), long lasting Accoya (Acylated Softwood) and Unsorted Scandinavian Redwood (Softwood).
Comprising a shaped, dropped head that borders an open vision panel, the Bala pedestrian gate is made to the sizes you need in a choice of timbers.
Want a double sided gate or open boarded gate?
Want a taller/smaller or wider/narrower gate than what is pictured?
Not a problem! Please contact us with you requirements for a full personalised costing!
Bala pedestrian gates – specifications
All top edges on any horizontal rails of our Bala gate 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 our Bala gate (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)
Construction – Through wedged, morticed & tenoned
Height – Made to measure, the shaped head drops 3″ (75mm) from the highest point
Width – Made to Measure
Stiles – 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 70mm x 70mm
Top rail/ Full thickness middle rail – 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 70mm x 70mm
Barefaced rails (visible from rear only) – 2 3/4″ x 1 7/8″ / 70mm x 48mm
Boarding – 3 3/4″ x 7/8″ / 95mm x 15mm
Infill (top ‘open vision panel’ section)– 1 3/4? x 3/4″ / 45mm x 18mm (with gaps of no more than 8?/200mm between uprights)
Bala guide prices
The Bala guide prices are based on a single gate 6ft high x 3ft overall wide (approx 1830mm high x 915mm wide), 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 £335
We use Unsorted Scandinavian Redwood, despite its 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 £523
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 £575
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 £933
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 £1011
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