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Galvanised mild steel pedestrian guardrail

Distance between signal posts and pedestrian guardrail

Alpha Rail technical team provide guidance on the legal distance that should be between signal posts and pedestrian guardrail when installed on a public highway.

galvanized SM2 pedestrian guardrail

Tips for installing metal railings and pedestrian guardrail

Expert surveyor, Roger Bristol provides some useful tips for Installing metal railings and pedestrian guardrail into hard and soft surfaces

galvanised metalwork

Why does galvanised metalwork change appearance over time?

Over time, if not protected anything made of metal will be susceptible to rust. This is why Alpha Rail supplies galvanised metalwork unless specified otherwise. But have you ever wondered why galvanised metalwork changes in appearance over time?

Roger Bristol surveying

How to survey a site to install metal railings

Alpha Rail’s expert surveyor has the following advice regarding what condition a site need to be in to be surveyed to install metal railings.

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.

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.

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