Well, winter is truly upon here on the Gold Coast, and we’re long overdue with an update for you! The daylight hours may be shorter, but that hasn’t stopped our installers being rushed off their feet, with jobs from Byron to Brisbane.

In this post we’re going to feature some recent automatic boom gate installs we’ve completed. Boom Gates are suited more to commercial properties than residential ones, and are ideal for applications where pedestrian access may still still be required, such as car parks.

To have one of the team create a custom quote for your boom gate, simply fill out the form on the right, or call 07 5572 8271.

Southport Sharks AFL Ground, Gold Coast

Boom Gates & Access Control @ Southport Sharks AFL Ground, Gold Coast

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Boom Gates & Access Control @ Southport Sharks AFl Ground, Gold Coast

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First Sun Holiday Park, Byron Bay

Boom Gate & Access Control @ First Sun Holiday Park, Byron Bay

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Boom Gate & Access Control @ First Sun Holiday Park, Byron Bay

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Recent Custom Gate Designs

October 17, 2013

Well as the summer months approach us here on the Gold Coast, we’re seeing a few spring cleans and house renovations leading to “Hmm, think an automatic gate would be great!” themed conversations with homeowners. Just as well then that we recently expanded our operations to offer you full custom gate designs to help you […]

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Custom Automatic Gate Designs? Now Available!

August 8, 2013

If you’ve spent any time here on the site, you’ve probably picked up that “custom is our thing”, and that making sure that you have the right automatic gate system for your needs is top of our to-do list. One of the issues we always had was that while we could provide custom built aluminium […]

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Our Service Begins the First Moment you Contact Us

July 29, 2013

Hi, I’m Kathy-Ann, owner & admin chief here at Alpha Gate Automation. Today I thought I’d take the controls away from Leo for a bit and give you a little tour of how our service works, and why, because we only offer a custom service, we differ from others. First contact When you first contact […]

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Aluminium Gates vs Steel Gates. Which is Better?

July 22, 2013

With such an investment decision as you’re looking to make, you want to know it’s the right one. In this article we look at whether steel or aluminium is the better material for your automatic gate. Rust: Enemy Number 1 While there’s no definitive right or wrong answer, the ideal choice does depend on whereabouts […]

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The Kardashian, The Lamborghini & The Automatic Gate

May 28, 2013

This little snippet of celebrity news involving a very expensive car belonging to rapper Kanye West, and an automatic gate at girlfriend Kim Kardashian’s house came across our desk last week. Automatic Gate Experts Unfortunately, there were no automatic gate experts on hand (Leo was working elsewhere that day!) to let us know exactly what […]

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Automatic Gate Maintenance: When to DIY, When to Call a Technician?

February 27, 2013

Following up on last week’s post on automatic gate problems and fixes, today we’re going to talk about when you can fix something yourself, and when it’s time to call in a technician. At the end, we’ll also cover off what’s involved in a general service. Photocells & Control Boxes Things you can fix yourself […]

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5 Problems with Automatic Gates and How to Fix Them

February 20, 2013

Often the largest number of calls we get are for issues with non-working gates. Happily, most of them are simple fixes – here’s our top 5. Vermin / Insects Geckos and ants seem to be a common issue which prevents an automatic gate from opening/ closing. They like to hide in warm places such as […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 21, 2012

Wow, it’s that time of year already! We’d like to say a big “thank you!” for all your support during 2012, and wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Our office will be closed from 24 December. Service bookings and enquiries for the new year can be made via the contact form […]

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Sanity Not Vanity: How To Increase Your Property’s Security

November 13, 2012

OK, we’ll admit it – we know that installing an automatic gate on your property has traditionally been seen as being a bit, well… posh. But if you’ve been…ahem, on the fence about adding one to your property because of that, we’re here to tell you that installing an automatic gate or intercom system can […]

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