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Balancing safety and appearance when specifying metal railings

There have been two very high profile examples in the media recently that highlight how fine the balance between safety and appearance can be when considering the installation of pedestrian guardrail and other metal railings or barriers.

construction of Blackburn Bus Station

Pedestrian guardrail supplied for Blackburn bus station

The relocation of Blackburn bus station to its new site has provided direct links with the rail station and the nearby cathedral quarter development and has increased footfall outside the shopping centre and the new market. The installation of pedestrian guardrail has helped to guide users safely along designated pathways

South Kilburn’s brand new urban park was officially opened on 7 May having undergone major transformations that include metal railings manufactured and supplied by Alpha Rail.

Woodhouse Urban Park officially opens

South Kilburn’s brand new urban park was officially opened on 7 May having undergone major transformations that include metal railings manufactured and supplied by Alpha Rail.

mild steel vertical bar railings galvanized and powder coated

Metal railings for new housing development.

Maida, Wellesley is a brand new housing development based in Hampshire forming the first phase of an exciting project for which Alpha Rail has manufactured and supplied metal railings and gates.

mild steel galvanized and powder coated flat top railings and stainless steel handrail to patio

Architectural metalwork spruces up Pets Corner

Pets Corner, a small free to enter farm within Harlow Town Park has had a make over and Alpha Rail was delighted to supply architectural metalwork and metal railings.

Dating back to 1957 Harlow Town Park has been an idyllic surrounding

galvanized M1 pedestrian guardrail to BS EN 7818

Pedestrian guardrail improves caravan site entrance safety

Having found us via a Google search, subsequent online chats and telephone calls with our sales team convinced the owners of Stonebridge Farm Caravan Park that buying pedestrian guardrail from Alpha Rail would give them the ideal combination of best price and best quality for a British Standard product.

Pete Knighton enjoying his flying lesson

Retiree enjoys his flying lesson

In Autumn last year we reported on the retirement of Pete Knighton of Knighton Haulage who had faithfully served Alpha Rail as our haulage contractor for many years delivering our metal railings and gates on time to our customers.

Saving our Parks & Gardens

Saving our public parks & gardens

One topic that always captures Alpha Rail’s interest is the debate about the future of our public parks and outdoor spaces and how they will be funded. As a manufacturer of metal railings and gates, you would probably say we have a vested interest because this has been our lifeblood for over thirty years!

Sleep out helps framework

Sleep out helps framework

Alpha Rail employee Andy Davies and his daughter Trudie took part in the “Big Snore” sleep out event which took place at Mansfield Town Football Club on 11 March.

The event was organised by homeless charity Framework and aimed to raise over £20,000 to support Framework’s Mansfield support centre on Sherwood Street.

galvanized electrofused grating

Electrofused fencing adds finishing touch

Blakedown Landscape Operations has appointed Alpha Rail to add the finishing touches to the entrance of a park in Sheffield.

As part of extensive regeneration works at Edward Street Park on behalf of Sheffield City Council, Alpha Rail has supplied and installed electrofused grating mounted on Yorkstone coping to complement some highly decorative Yorkstone entrance pillars.

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