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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.

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.

Technical drawing by Alpha Rail

When to rake and when to step metal railings and pedestrian guardrail

Guidelines from bespoke metalwork manufacturer Alpha Rail regarding when to rake and when to step metal railings and pedestrian guardrail.

How metal railings differentiate a housing development marketing suite

How metal railings differentiate a housing development marketing suite

This article explores how metal railings differentiate a housing development marketing suite a give the show home the essential ‘wow’ factor.

galvanized and powder coated mild steel bespoke vertical bar railings to Jubilee Gardens which are complaint to BS 1722 Part 9.

Are metal railings back in fashion?

Alpha Rail have witnessed a definite rise in enquiries suggesting that metal railings and other bespoke metalwork are making a resurgence.

Decorative rail head finial fleur de lys

Decorative rail head finials

Alpha Rail can design and manufacture decorative rail head finials to match other metalwork in the location where metal railings are being installed.

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