Do I need planning permision to install electric gates for my property in London

  • 10 October 2016
  • The Gate Man

This is a very common question which has been answered in a previous post but to answer your question - the automation of the gates does not require planning permission however, if the gate is in addition to existing fencing which is over 1 metre high then planning permission may be required. In such situations it is always advisable to contact your Local Authority for further advice.

Can I convert my existing gates to automatic gates?

  • 29 October 2015
  • The Gate Man

It is possible that your current gates can be converted to automatic gates but always ask for a site visit by a reputable installer to have a full assessment carried out. Your current gates will need to be able to withstand the automation system and a professional installer will be able to provide you with all options available to you.