About Alpha Rail

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Established in 1985, Alpha Rail has almost 40 years of metal fabrication expertise and is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of metal railings, gates, pedestrian guardrail and other bespoke architectural metalwork.

Architectural Metalwork

We have a highly skilled in-house team of technicians, metal fabricators, installers and support staff. Based at a purpose designed factory in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, we are ideally located within close proximity of junction 28 on the M1 motorway in the heart of the East Midlands.

All metalwork is manufactured in-house to suit the relevant British Standards.

  • BS 7818 (Specification for Pedestrian restraint systems in metal)
  • BS 1722 Part 9 (Specification for mild steel fences with round or square verticals and flat horizontals)
  • BS 1722 Part 8 (Specification for mild steel continuous bar fencing and hurdles)
  • Applicable building regulations

Although purpose made, we have a selection of standard railing designs and furthermore, we are able to create entirely bespoke metalwork to suit client designs.

Architectural Metalwork
Delivery & Installation

Delivery & Installation

Alpha Rail manufacture metal railings, gates, pedestrian guardrail and other bespoke metalwork which can either be provided on a supply and deliver basis, or if required, are able to offer an installation service to most parts of Great Britain.

We have a loyal customer base who we are proud to say they use Alpha Rail time and time again due to our expertise and our commitment to exceptional customer service.



  • Quality Assured company with certification to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.
  • Members of the Association of Fencing Industries (AFI)
  • Affiliate members of British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)
  • CHAS accredited for health and safety
  • Constructionline Gold member
  • East Midlands Chamber of Commerce member

Our site based staff are fully trained with all relevant qualifications including SSSTS for site supervisors, and CSCS cards which are a mandatory requirement across the construction industry.


Standard detail drawings available to view and download

View Technical Drawings