Automated Electrics Gates – Security, Privacy and Convenience

Protect your home and business with automated electric gates

Whether it’s for security, privacy or simply for the ease of being able to open your gates from the comfort of your car during bad weather, many people are investing in automated electric gates.

Not so long ago automated gates were considered a luxury item, not so any more! Security is such a major concern, people are looking at all options to effectively protect their homes and businesses.

Security and Privacy

An automated electric gate system provides an effective deterrent to any intruders, as well as keeping unwanted visitors out. Electric gates also ensure animals and young children are kept safely within the confines of the property, away from busy roads and potential dangers.

Remotely operated electric gates ensure you do not have to leave the safety of a locked vehicle before accessing your home or business, maximising personal security.


Working in conjunction with a local blacksmith, Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor can design, build and install everything from a traditional wooden style to contemporary steel electric gates. Whatever your desires, we have a range of options to suit your needs.

You may wish to further ensure privacy with closed face timber gate. If aesthetic appeal features on your list of priorities, ornate steel gates may suit your needs or for a rustic effect consider multi bar timber.

Access Control

Automated electric gates systems can be integrated with several aspects of your home. Open gates from the convenience of your car with the touch of a button. Remote cameras can provide a safe way of monitoring access to you home or business from anywhere in the world.

Other Access Control Devices include:

  • ‍Electronic Key Cards, Key Code and Fob Entry
  • Transmitters
  • Card/Finger Print Readers
  • Audio/Video Entry
  • Mobile/Telephone Control
  • Intercoms (Wired and Wireless)
  • Vehicle Detection Induction Loops
  • Photocells


Safety is of paramount importance to Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor and we are all too aware of the dangers of incorrect installation.

Automated electric gates installed by Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor have sophisticated safety features including photo beam detection and obstacle detection decoder controlled gate operators ensuring the gates will not operate until the area is clear of vehicles, people and pets. Safety edges and radar safety beams ensure if an obstacle is detected the gates will not fully close.


Regularly maintaining your electric gates is essential. If your electric gates are not cared for they may let you down or worse still become a danger to you or others.

How can Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor help?

As specialists in automated gates throughout Fife, Dundee and Edinburgh, Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor can design and install your gates and automation systems as well as providing ongoing maintenance.

Our fully qualified and skilled technicians draw on their experience to advise which solution will suit your property and your individual requirements.

Working closely with each client during the installation process, we take great pride in complete customer satisfaction.

Whether in the Domestic, Commercial, Industrial or Agricultural sector, our comprehensive range of security systems and services encompass every security requirement needed to safeguard your home or business including:

  • Automated Electric Gates
  • Automation of New or Existing Gates
  • Access Control And Door Entry Systems
  • Automated Barriers And Bollards
  • Intruder Alarm Systems
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • CCTV Systems
  • Security Lighting
  • Emergency Lighting

For more information or to discuss your individual needs, contact us online, give us a call on 01334 656 378 or visit our security page on our website here.

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