Author Archives: Alpha Rail

Choosing the right type of guardrail

This article will cover all of the pedestrian guardrail we have to offer and their benefits.  Our standard pedestrian guardrail options are M1 and M2. […]

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R.I.P Perry Foster

It is with great sadness that we wish to announce that Perry Foster passed away last week following a long illness. Perry installed railings for […]

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An Introduction to Bow Top Railings

Bow top railings are made of vertical bars with bows above the top rail, which can be made in a variety of different styles depending […]

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VACANCY: Fence Erector / Fencing Labourer

Fence Erector / Fencing Labourer required for a leading Architectural Metalwork Company based in Nottinghamshire, erecting decorative metal fencing, guardrails and pedestrian parapets.

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Types of pedestrian guardrail and their benefits

Road safety is highly important to protect both pedestrians and drivers from potential accidents. Pedestrian guardrail plays a key part in this by guiding pedestrians […]

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Working with Alpha Rail: The Design and Development Process

This helpful blog guides you through the Alpha Rail process and what is involved in a metal railings project from start to finish.

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An Introduction to Estate Railings and Gates

Metal estate fencing is made of wide-set horizontal bars, with vertical bars between each panel for stability, creating a traditional Victorian look that is frequently used on country estates, public parks and more recently, new build housing estates. They are available as traditional loose components for self-assembly using fixing pins, or as a fully welded unit panel.

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Product Feature – School Railings

When it comes to schools, safety and security are some of the first things that come to mind. With the responsibility of making the students feel safe within the school’s perimeter, metal railings are an ideal way to achieve this.

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What is the Difference Between a Handrail and a Guardrail?

While being two separate things, handrail and guardrail can often get their names mixed up. In this blog we will discuss key differences between the […]

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