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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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Using metal pedestrian parapets on culvert structures

Pedestrian parapet is an ideal product for use on culvert structures, to fix on top of the headwalls and wingwalls that form the structure.

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An Insight into The World of Railings and Fencing – The Types of Metal Railings and Their Uses

Railings come in all different shapes and sizes for a wide range of uses. But what are the different types of metal railings? With so […]

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Metal railings supplied as part of former British Gas sites regeneration project

Frogmore House was refurbished and will be brought back into use as an office space, with the whole of the building being preserved from a historical and architectural point of view with the developer paying for the £2m project.

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Wire mesh replaced with bow top railings at former mini golf area

A recent project by Oxford City Council has seen the park’s former mini golf course get transformed into a forest school/natural play area.

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Temporary barriers replaced by railings at London Museum of Water and Steam

Following a successful grant funding application from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Alpha Rail was approached by The London Museum of Water & Steam to supply and install vertical bar railings along with three gates to the car park area of the museum.

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Watford public park secured by metal railings as part of improvement project

Alpha Rail has recently manufactured and supplied various types of metalwork as part of the improvement project at Garston Park, Watford

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Albany Railings supplied as part of local cemetery extension

Alpha Rail has recently supplied its Albany railings as part of a local environmental improvement project in Nottinghamshire.

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The Process of Galvanisation for Railings and its Benefits

Corrosion is a metal worker’s worst enemy, compromising the stability of the metal and making it look worn over time. So, we must take steps […]

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