Access Control by Electronic Gates

Electronic gates are a form of access control which provide a permanent high level of perimeter security. Suitable for both commercial sites and domestic properties, electronic gates can be operated by a fob, pin code or swipe card. There is also the option for remote operation.

Whilst traditional electric swing gates are more commonly suited to the home, we have a variety of options for the workplace, depending upon level of risk and the layout of the site:

  • Pedestrian turnstiles – For additional connectivity, we can link the staff access information to HR time, attendance and payroll systems.
  • Rising arm barriers – Ideal for restricting vehicle access and controlling traffic flow on site. Through our monitoring service, the barriers can be operated remotely, helping larger sites save money on static security guards.
  • Electric sliding gates – More suitable for smaller sites, such as agriculture yards and storage where there isn’t such a constant flow of traffic.
  • Pedestrian gates – Similar to pedestrian turnstiles, the interface can be integrated with HR time, attendance and payroll systems.

To ensure the highest levels of security and for ease of use, we can design the electronic gate system to work alongside existing security measures. For instance, we can install vehicle registration software to integrate CCTV with the electronic gates, automatically allowing access to only approved vehicles. As with all of the access control systems that we design, we can programme access rights defined by user, user level, access point and timeframe.


Specifications and Compliance


  • Ability to control pedestrian and vehicle access.
  • Intercom (audio / video) – analogue, IP and GSM.
  • Access rights defined by user, user level, access point, timeframe or any combination.

Monitoring and administration:

  • Remote operation and monitoring via graphical user interface.
  • Access point monitoring with alarm if left open.
  • Data logging of all movements with reporting.
  • Remote operation via phone / internet.
  • Emailing / text messaging alerts for unauthorised attempted entry and movement of certain users.


  • Multiple methods of operation including proximity access control tags, swipe cards, pin code, biometrics, number plate recognition and induction loops.
  • Networked systems provide simple user interface for programming and monitoring.
  • Advanced interface provides more extensive graphical interface.


  • Wide range of readers and keypads with different sizes, styles and colours.
  • Engraving on readers.
  • LCD keypads allowing company logos and custom images to be set onscreen.

Additional connectivity:

  • Link to time and attendance and payroll systems.
  • Link to roll call with reporting and automated printing facilities.
  • Linking to other security systems including fire alarms, intruder alarms, CCTV and timing systems.