Harlech Wooden Driveway Gates
Our Harlech gate features a stunning diminishing ‘underswept’ head which frames an elegant open vision area, divided by vertical uprights.
The Harlech single, shown below, is the Scandinavian Redwood (Softwood), fully boarded version. The rear of our Harlech garden gates, showing the craftsmanship we lovingly put into all of our gates, is shown below right and a low centre (dropping in the centre) version is shown below right.
Each and every driveway gate we make is carefully and specially made to measure for your specifications by time served craftsmen, and are available in smooth planed Hardwood (Prime European Oak,Meranti and Idigbo), Accoya (Modified Softwood) and Scandinavian Redwood (Softwood).
Harlech driveway gates - specifications
All top edges on any horizontal rails of the Harlech 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 Harlech (vertical outer uprights of the gate frame) also have rounded outer edges.
Available in the following five kiln dried timbers –
- Prime European Oak (Hardwood),
- Accoya (Acetylated 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
Width – Made to Measure
Stiles – 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 70mm x 70mm
Top rail/Head – 5 3/4″ reducing down to 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 145mm reducing down to 70mm x 70mm
Middle rails – 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ / 70mm x 70mm
Hidden 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
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)
Harlech Guide Prices
The Harlech guide prices are based on a pair of gates 6ft high x 6ft overall wide (1830mm high x 1830mm overall 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 £641
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
Accoya – Modified Softwood £1785
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
Meranti – Hardwood £920
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
European Oak – Hardwood £1935
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
Idigbo – Hardwood £1039
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