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Alpha Rail Welder working to BS 1722 part 9

What is BS 1722 Part 9 2006?

Article explaining what is BS 1722 Part 9. The British Standard specification for mild steel fences with round or square verticals and flat horizontals.

metal railings v wooden fencing

Solving the metal railings vs wooden fencing debate

Debating the pros and cons of fencing materials like metal railings v wooden fencing is an important part of the decision making process.

Mild steel galvanised pedestrian guardrail

Pedestrian Guardrail – What is BS 7818:1995?

Pedestrian Guardrail – What is BS7818:1995

Bespoke metal gates

Installing metal gates within metal railings

When installing metal gates within metal railings, the initial considerations include the type and style of gate you would like, who and what will require access, and what typo of locking mechanism to you require.

Bespoke metal railings with sphere details

When to facet and when to radius metal railings

When measuring a metal railings installation one of the considerations is when to facet and when to radius metal railings.

Paul with Sales Director Phil Ball

Senior Estimator celebrates 20 years at Alpha Rail

Senior Estimator Paul Johnson recently celebrated his 20-year anniversary working at Alpha Rail. Paul joined the Huthwaite based metal railings and gates specialists back in […]

installing metal railings on a wall

What to consider when installing metal railings on a wall

This technical article gives advice, describes the various fixing options and explains what to consider when installing metal railings on a wall.

Ring Fenced Funding for Public Parks

Keep providing ring fenced funding for public parks

If you would like to see our public parks and gardens retained for the enjoyment of future generations, Alpha Rail is encouraging you to add your name to a petition that has been organised by The Parks Alliance that is being promoted via the lobbying website 33 Degrees.

Metal balustrade and handrail at Cliffe Castle Park

Steel balustrade for DDA compliant access ramp at Cliffe Castle Park

Steel balustrade manufactured and installed by Alpha Rail has formed part of a £4.0m restoration project at Grade II listed Cliffe Castle Park in Keighley, North Yorkshire.

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Flat top metal railings for Pine Mews Residents Association

Flat top metal railings have been manufactured and installed to a residential area in Surrey, as part of a regeneration project arranged by the Pine Mews Residents Association.

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