Gate Gallery and Testimonials

Here is a selection of the many types of gate that we have installed with solar powered gate systems
Solar powered farm gate securing a field gate the Warwickshire countryside.

Overlooking Stratford upon Avon in the heart of Warwickshire, this large 16ft farm driveway gate is now powered by solar power, keeping out unwanted visitors.

Note: the 23 degree Winter Harvesting ® solar panel brackets

Gate automation system solar powered in Warwickshire.

Gate automation system now solar powered at Jamie Lloyd’s Bloodstock stables, Warks, July 2016.  “We’re really pleased with the gate automation” Roz Lloyd, Far Westfield Farm

Solar powered farm gate

A bespoke design, a strong 16ft farm gate in Hinton Charterhouse, Bath








Ground level solar panels

Ground level solar panels



Richard Coles: “It gives me real peace of mind knowing that my gate is closed every night and all day Sundays. Solar power does it all”



Farm gate solar

“Getting the mains to the gate just wasn’t an option” said Anthony Lewis, Moat House Farm, Acton Trussell, Staffs. “Solar is the perfect solution”

Double electric gates

Very smart designer gate set up, Driffield nr Cirencester

“Very pleased with the installation. Thanks for a good job well done” Richard Davies, The Manor House, Driffield, Glos


Solar powered gate in Cotswolds

Solar powered gate in Cotswolds, with vehicle and keyfob opening

Low level solar panels

Low level 23degree Winter Harvesting® solar panels

Rear view showing stone pillar special plate fixing

Rear view showing stone pillar special plate fixing


Locked gate securing remote horse stabling

Locked gate securing remote horse stabling. The solar panels are hidden from view, ground level to the left.

“I’m very happy with my new solar gate automation!” Lynne Kitson, Alderton, Glos



solar powered remote gate

Entrance for new drive which is over 1 mile long, Cownham Farm, Stow on the Wold, Glos.


Electric gates Berkshire

Solar powered main gate with manually operated side pedestrian gate, Burghfield, Berks

Solar farm gate in Dorset

Ground level solar panels nr farm gate in Dorset

Ground level Winter Harvesting® panels

Ground level Winter Harvesting® panels


electric double gates

Boarded double gate set up ready for commissioning, Wantage, Oxon.

“All went to plan. It’s great having automated gates knowing they are always shut ” Jason Rea, Childrey,Wantage, Oxon


Solar powered gate with cattle grid, beside busy A4500, Northampton

Solar powered gate with GOLIATH lock, beside busy A4500, Northampton

“We’re delighted not to have to chain our gate every night anymore!” Ann Wilson, Harpole, Northants

Remote gate solar powered

Remote new gate and driveway, in Glos, Spring 2017


New farm entrance, no mains available, June 2016

New farm entrance, no mains available, Little Horwood, Bucks, June 2016

“Of the millions of pounds that I have spent on farm machinery over the years, I can honestly say that the best purchase has without question, been my automatic farm gate”.

Colin Rayner, J.Rayner & Sons, Berkyn Manor Farm, Slough. March 2015

farm gate somerset

Smart 16ft metal gate, Queen Camel, Somerset

Farm electric gate, somerset

Queen Camel, Somerset, again, the neighbouring property’s gate also solar powered! Note: the gate opens outwards

Solar powered gate oxford

A solar powered main gate, with manual pedestrian gate, Beckley, Oxford

Farm gate, Northants

A 16ft metal farm gate, Northants

Abernethy souldern

“I no longer have to travel over 2 miles every night to shut the gate. It’s brilliant!” Joe Abernethy, Oxon


Double bespoke gates, Warwickshire

Double bespoke gates, Warwickshire


Sophie Countess of Wessex

Sophie Countess of Wessex is very interested to learn more about Solar Gate Systems at the Dairy Event October 2016

Solar Gate Systems win Bronze Award at the 2015 Bath and West Show!

Bath and west Show Bronze award

Solar Gate Systems Ltd, Bath and West Show 2015 Award Winners


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Remote farm entrance gate in Staffs, now solar powered

Very remote farm entrance gate in Staffs, now solar powered

In order to smarten up this entrance gate, the gate post (a reinforced steel 8″ RSJ) was concealed by Bath stone giving a very smart appearance. The control box can just be seen behind the stone pillar

Viewed from inside the property, you can see the cut-out required so that the ram’s fixing could be welded directly onto the hidden steel post.

The system was installed in May 2015, and has GMT 200 telephone opening as the gate is half a mile from the farm.

electric gate in Wilts

The ram fixed to hidden RSJ

Unattractive and chained entrance before automation!metal farm gate nr Trowbridge, Wilts

Unattractive and chained entrance before automation!

Bath stone pillars with 16ft metal farm gate nr Trowbridge, Wilts

Bath stone pillars with 16ft metal farm gate nr Trowbridge, Wilts

Double gate 500 system in Somerset

Double gate system in Somerset, installed April 2015

Client comment received at the New Forest Show 3 months later:”The horses got out and were stopped from going on the road by the closed gates. Brilliant, one of the best things we have done!”


An example of a 16 feet metal farm gate now kept constantly closed thanks to a linear ram solar powered system. GSM telephone opening with 32 stored numbers in this instance allows 24 hour access for the farm’s livery tenants

Solar powered metal farm gate

System installed on 15ft metal farm gate in Oxfordshire, January 2015

Ecopower electric gate

Installation required to keep out unwanted visitors, Oxford, December 2014

Solar powered gate opener

Solar powered gate opener

Situated at the end of a half mile farm drive in Oxford, this system now ensures that the farm drive gate is kept closed at all times YET gives the ease of full automation to the entering and exiting traffic. It is a 13 ft wooden five bar gate manufactured by Charlton Gates who supply the Queen.


Gatecare 500D solar powered gate

Double gate system installed at Hampshire livery yard, November 2014

  ‘The solar automatic gates transformed my life over the winter!’

Penny Stokes, Hampshire livery yard owner

This busy farm drive entrance in Wiltshire is controlled by a 7 day/24 hour timer,set to allow automatic entrance and exiting of farm traffic during working hours. It is then controlled by personal keyfob giving good security outside ot these hours.

Solar powered gate

Farm gate now kept closed thanks to solar power in Wiltshire, October 2014

 STOP BURGLAR BILL! watch the video HERE

Radley College Boathouse

Radley College Boathouse

Radley College Boat Club showing neat ram installation

Radley College Boat Club showing neat ram installation

Radley College needed to control the entrance gate to their boathouse, but the gate is at the end of a half mile drive, by the River Thames in Oxfordshire.

So using solar power, with a GSM system and 24 hour timer fitted, they are now able to control who enters the boathouse, and even open the gate from the main lodge, 3 miles away. Head Boatman, Andy Thomas said ” It’s great to have an easy to use system and decide who enters the Boat House”

“Massively improved security”

Installed early 2014, the Royal Bath and West Society wanted to increase security at their heavy main gate, particularly when shows and events were not taking place. A  commercial specification kit was installed with GSM intercom, coded keypads on both inside and out, and two 24 hour timers to accommodate the number of tenants actually residing within the Showground. Chris Grant, facilities manager at the Showground said…

‘With the automation system, we have massively improved our security yet still given our employees and tenants flexibility of movement both during the working day as well as out of hours.’

Chris Grant, Royal Bath & West Showground


‘We all feel much safer knowing the dogs and children can’t escape’

Daisy Adams, Aldermarston, October 2014

Fitted in Spring 2014 at Aynho, Northants, is this system. Note the neat linear ram installation on the rear of the gate (shown below). Chris Reynolds, the  happy owner said…

‘Thank you for the wonderful service, I would recommend your company to anyone’

Chris Reynolds



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