Automated driveway gates

When it comes to supplying and installing automated driveway gates in Staffordshire MD Doors & Gates is number one.

Whether it is a small domestic gate or multiple gate installations on a national house builder’s development, we offer a service and gate we are proud to put our name to.

We can arrange for one of our skilled representatives to call and carry out a full site survey, discuss the options with you and advise you on the best gate and automation for your requirement. We will then provide a free, no-obligation quote.

More and more homeowners are purchasing automatic gates these days because they offer extra protection and security for their families and are a convenient and affordable option in home security. Furthermore, they are available in a variety of designs and styles to make it work with the home and landscape style of the property.

The 6 main advantages of having an automatic gate for your driveway:

1. Privacy

Privacy is important for every family. Choosing a suitable automated driveway gate for your property is the best way to protect you and your family’s privacy from the outsiders. The safety lies with the owner if it is an automatic gate. With an automatic gate, you can guard your property easily at the switch of the remote. In this way, you are able to easily control who enters and exits your property.

2. Safety

As mentioned above, automatic gates provide the convenience of allowing homeowners to control entrance and exit of their home. So you can create boundaries for your pets and children and avoid severe consequences surrounding traffic and other dangers that may create harm. The variety of options available for automatic gates is another great thing about them. You can get a gate in any shape, size, or height and make your home more secure.

3. Convenience

Automatic gates offer you convenience of not having to physically open the gate in order to gain entry in your home. It is convenient especially in a rainstorm or other bad weather conditions. You have a variety of methods to unlock an electric gate. Some of the methods include remote control, card readers, key pads, while other advanced automatic gates come with sensors that read specific signals for entry.

4. Keeps Unauthorised Vehicles Out

Some people use others’ driveways as a turn around, but with an automatic electric gate gyou can keep such unauthorised vehicles from using your driveway. Furthermore, you can also keep out pesky critters that live in the wild or in your neighborhood. For example, your neighbor’s dog that is not allowed to roam around the neighborhood won’t be able to enter your property and you won’t have to keep a watchful eye for that.

5. Cost-Effective

Installing an automatic gate for your driveway is a cost-effective solution that can save you money. You will have better chances of getting a discount from your insurance company as they will notice the added protection you installed at your home. Furthermore, it will also increase the value of your home and will quickly catch potential buyers’ eyes when your house is for sale. According to surveys, added features such as an automatic gate can add five percent to the overall value of a home.

6. Aesthetic Appeal

An automatic driveway gate is a great decoration for your property. Whether you use a side gate or a front gate, the whole picture of your house will change with this addition. These gates are available in a variety of materials, and depending on the material you choose you can add a classic or modern look to your home.

Servicing automated driveway gates

Automated gates provide peace-of-mind and convenience but the benefits can be undermined if maintenance is neglected.  Regular servicing is vital to ensure any gate system continues to operate reliably and safely.

Every gate system is different and the demands vary from one site to another.  MD Doors & Gates will provide a maintenance schedule appropriate for your circumstances and equipment, whether that be a full contract with scheduled visits for a commercial property or a yearly reminder that a service is due for a private residential owner.  The result should be the same in any circumstance, a safe reliable electric gate system.

Electric gate repairs

Automated driveway gates are complex machines and on occasion will need repair to correct for general wear, accident damage or misuse.  Our vast experience allows us to fault diagnose all types of automated gate systems in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Our team of field-service engineers are not only skilled but equipped with a mobile workshop that enables repairs on electronic systems, metal fabrications, groundwork and much more.  Our aim is to always affect a repair on our first visit if possible.  We know gates inside-out and take pride in our ability to help our customers get their system working quickly with minimal inconvenience.


Electric gate systems aren’t a closed book.  Every installation is a combination of parts and components from multiple manufacturers that can be added to or adapted to suit your changing needs and to exploit advancements in technology.  One of the most popular additions to a gate system is a second-generation GSM intercom that marries the security of an automated gate system with the flexibility of being able to control your gate from anywhere in the world.

Many well installed and maintained systems would have been in service from long before implementation of the current safety regulations put in place to prevent serious injuries caused by dangerous or poorly maintained gates.  We provide a sympathetic approach to upgrading older systems to comply with modern standards.

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Aluminium Gates

If first impressions count and you want the beauty of wooden gates, don’t compromise – choose our aluminium alternatives for your home.

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Metal Gates

A quality, well designed and carefully manufactured metal iron gate will not only add to the curb side appeal of any home for many years but will also protect and secure a home from the outside world.

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Wooden Gates

A beautiful gate is the first thing to welcome a visitor as they approach your home. It is an opportunity to make a statement and offers a lasting experience.

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Gate Automation

When choosing your new electric gate it is very important that you have the correct method of automation. We are happy to advise you on a system that suits both your budget and your needs.

Get in touch

If you are looking to improve the look of your property this year then feel free to contact us. We provide complimentary, no obligation quotes on garage doors, electric gates and all types of industrial doors.