"David & his first class team managed to produce exactly what we envisioned so that we ended up with a truely bespoke and beautiful gate. They met the technical and aesthetic challenges with aplomb. Highly recommended." – Ramon & Venusha

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The Electric Gates Installation experts for London, Surrey, Essex & Berkshire

Welcome to Universe Gates, thank you for visiting. We are an award winning family business that designs, installs and maintains an extensive range of high quality metal, wrought iron, cast iron,  wooden electric gates and railings. We cover London, Surrey, Berkshire, Essex, Buckinghamshire, Kent and Hampshire.

All our automated gate systems are designed and built with scrupulous attention to detail, tailored to your individual requirements. Due to our creative flair and commitment to engineering excellence we own one of the UK’s most impressive portfolios of completed electric gate installations. We offer a different approach to other gate installation companies that only offer standard products; we know how to make an entrance!

Electric Driveway Gates

For residential clients in London, Surrey, Berkshire and Essex looking for a superior driveway entrance to their home, we offer:  swing, foldingsliding wooden gates or metal, cast or wrought iron gates and railings.

We also offer maintenance, servicing and repairs of electronic gates fitted by other installation companies. We are approved by Gate Safe and all the leading gate automation and access control manufacturers.

Video of our around the corner sliding gate- can your local electric gate company do this?


Commercial Security Gates

For commercial clients in London, Surrey, Berkshire and Essex, requiring professional security and access control, we deliver specialist entry solutions such as automatic gates, rising bollards, parking barriers, parking systems, automatic doorsroller shutters,  cantilever or tracked sliding and hi speed gates. We specialise in designing and building safe and compliant electric gates for Schools – all our engineers are CRB checked.

Meet the team

Our highly skilled team of craftsman, designers, project managers and automatic gate engineers are among the most experienced in the country. We specialise in bespoke solutions where space is at a premium, design excellence is paramount. We can automate anything from security gates that rise out of the ground, around-corner garage doors and gates; all controlled from your phone or smart device.

Stunning electric gates, high end fit and finish at affordable prices.

We have installed hundreds of electric gate systems across the UK. We have had the honour of working on prestigious Royal properties, historical buildings and National Trust sites. We have also provided consultancy upon automated gate projects in the United States and South Africa.

We offer the complete solution. Our work includes, but is not limited to: driveways, landscaping, metal railings, associated building work (such as brick piers and walls), feature lighting, garage doors and CCTV systems.

You are hiring a partner, not just an electric gates installer. We will provide:

  • a superior gated entrance that will enhance the value of your property
  • exclusive timber or metal electric gates that look prestige, yet are affordable
  • robust, reliable automatic gates that are designed and built to last for 15 years+
  • high quality CAD design work and pre-build approval drawings
  • flexible payment terms to spread the cost of your electric gate investment over 12 months
  • up to 5 years warranty with ongoing affordable gate servicing and maintenance packages
  • increased security and access control to the highest professional standards
  • first class customer support, project management and fast warranty response
  • approved installation for FAACBFTCameCrestronTelguardControl 4 & Comelit
  • compliant electric gate motors with built-in safety features for your family and users
  • insurance : public liability – £10,000,000  product liability – £10,000,000


Structured Data, Review
Title: Electric Gates | Automatic Gates | Driveway Gates | London, Surrey
Reviewed by Mr & Mrs Johnson on Dec 18
Rating: 5.0
Summary: Sliding Gate | Richmond
Description: “Everything about this process was highly professional and executed perfectly. From the initial sales consultation, to negotiating a fair price, to the CAD visuals and the fit and finish of the end product was first class. The gates are beautifully crafted and automated with quality components. I highly recommend Universe Gates and would be happy to give a reference to any prospective customers. Many thanks for an excellent job- Will & Sarah Johnston”


 Before After Electric gates in Surrey

It’s not every day you buy Electric Gates. You need the right ones, for the right reasons.

Anyone can install an electric gate system cheaply, however this often means it may have been badly fitted using poor quality components. When it comes to electric gates you get what you pay for.

Universe Gates are committed to excellence. It takes skill, experience, time and attention to detail to deliver an outstanding electric gate installation. Our aim is to deliver beautiful automatic gate systems which are safe and enhance the value of a property. As a family business, it is our business to secure your family from potential intruders.

We are not merely transforming entrances into blocks and bricks, timber and metal. We believe in the power of design and, more importantly, we believe in the realisation of your vision. Our aim is to always exceed your expectations and deliver a high quality gated driveway entrance like no other - tailor made for you.

Universe Gates are proud to have a strong ecosystem of architects, builders, specifiers and developers that leverage our skills and experience on proposed security related projects. Customer reviews can be found here and we regularly update our blog with our latest gate projects.

We will work as a partner in the development of your electric gate project. Whether it be new driveway gates for your home or a complex gate multi-user system to secure a commercial building, we are dependable professionals who will render outstanding results.

Universe Gates can offer a competitive package. We have a range of options to suit most budgets, from ready-made gate packages to bespoke made-to-measure designer gates. Whether you are looking for wooden or metal, swing, sliding or folding gates, we can help you make the right choice. We also have expertise in gate restoration and upgrading existing electric gates, increasingly reliability and efficiency. Using the latest gate design technology, we will provide CAD visuals of the proposed entrance, underpinned by many years of experience in gate construction.

Our first class service ensures that your new automatic gates will compliment your home or business, providing security for 15 years+. From our first meeting through to the completion and aftercare of your electric gates, we provide a professional and friendly service. As if this wasn't enough, we are funnier and better looking than all of our competitors :)

Please contact us should you request any further information regarding safety policies, accreditations, insurance etc. We intrinsically believe when it comes to designing and installing electric gates nobody does it better contact us today for a free gate design consultation.

Areas we cover

We have fitted electric gates in the following areas of London-  Kensington (W8) Knightsbridge (SW7), Chelsea SW3 (SW3), West Brompton (SW10) W11 Notting Hill (W11)  Westminster (SW1) Barnes (SW13) Wimbledon (SW19) Hampstead (NW3) and Earls Court (SW5)

We have fitted driveway gates in the following areas of Surrey, Berkshire, Essex and East SussexVirginia Water, Wentworth Estate, Cobham Fairmile Estate, Beaconsfield, Henley on Thames, Keston, Esher, Chalfont St Giles, Richmond, Kingston, Gerrards Cross, Guildford, Godalming, Leatherhead, Ascot, Sunningdale, Camberley, Windlesham, Oxshott, Windsor, Weybridge, Kingswood, Dorking, Wokingham and Cheam.


Case Study

Bespoke Electric Gates Installation - Nr. Guildford, Surrey

The owner of a property in Godalming near Guildford, Surrey wanted completely bespoke electric driveway gates to make an impressive visual statement for visitors arriving at the entrance. The design had to fit in with existing landscape, it had to be a very high end fit and finish with no visible cables or welds, along with a state of the art integrated access control solution.


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