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Award winners at Kent Construction Show 2018
Award winners at Kent Construction Show 2018
October 2018

What a day at Kent's biggest construction event – where our solar-powered SOSEC range of barriers and site lighting got a lot of attention!
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Green Gate Helping To Make Festivals Eco-Friendly
Green Gate Helping To Make Festivals Eco-Friendly
August 2018

Campers, glampers and motorhome visitors at Kent’s Vicar’s Picnic music festival in July were able to see in the dark, sleep in silence and enjoy an environmentally-friendly weekend thanks to their engineering and inventive SOSEC range of solar gates, barriers and lighting.
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BEE-HAVE….! We’re Sweet at Green Gate…!
BEE-HAVE….! We’re Sweet at Green Gate…!
June 2018

No, we haven’t gone mad but yes, we have got a beehive at our HQ in Boughton Monchelsea! We thought those busy bees would fit right in with us and our solar-powered barriers, gates and lighting in our SOSEC range.
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Happy 12th Birthday Green Gate
Happy 12th Birthday Green Gate
June 2018

Happy Birthday to Us! Green Gate is celebrating a significant milestone this year and has turned 12! A huge achievement for the company and its staff! Green Gate was started in 2006 by Neil Sampson who's vision was to revolutionise the solar gate industry. In just 12 years Green Gate has won many awards for gate safety and has grown the business has reached a record £1.1m turnover!
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Kent Vision LIVE / Lighting Launch
Kent Vision LIVE / Lighting Launch
May 2018

Kent Vision LIVE was lit up with the launch of our new SOSEC lighting – and it caused quite a stir at the entrance! You couldn’t fail to miss it if you were at the Detling show, where we exhibited. We took along a barrier from our SOSEC range of solar-powered and mobile barrier/gate products.
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Green Gate Brings Home A Safety Trophy
Green Gate Brings Home A Safety Trophy
April 2018

We are now the winners of the 2018 British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF)’s Safety in Excellence award. Our SOSEC range being used on construction sites, mining sites, schools and highways won the award innovation for its instant safety – the barriers are ready to go once they’ve been very quickly and easily set up.
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Bulrush Gates Blend Engineering and Design – With Beautiful Results
Bulrush Gates Blend Engineering and Design – With Beautiful Results
March 2018

We’ve just installed our first gates designed by a client – and they look beautiful. The best bit though, is that they cost only a fraction more than ‘off the shelf’ gates, giving homeowners and businesses the option to create bespoke gates using their own designs and branding.
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Celebrations as new showroom, training and manufacturing facilities opened
Celebrations as new showroom, training and manufacturing facilities opened
September 2017

The new base has now been home for six months and we celebrated by inviting the Mayor of Maidstone, Cllr Malcolm Greer and his wife to the official opening of the showroom, along with customers, suppliers and supporters.
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Maidstone Mayor officially opening Green Gate
Maidstone Mayor officially opening Green Gate
August 2017

To celebrate the team's hard work and thank our customers for their patience and loyalty, we'd love you to join us for lunch and a guided tour of the new Green Gate HQ on Monday 4th September 2017.
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Double Success at Maidstone Business Awards
Double Success at Maidstone Business Awards
June 2017

Green Gate Access Systems had an extremely successful night at the Maidstone Business Awards picking up two awards, winning in both the Innovation and Entrepreneur categories.
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SOSEC saves the day at castle
SOSEC saves the day at castle
May 2017

The security team at Leeds Castle had a problem when their security barrier failed. With an urgent need to secure entry, something had to be done.
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Mobile Solar Site Security at Traffex 2017
Mobile Solar Site Security at Traffex 2017
April 2017

Join us at TRAFFEX on 4-6 April at the NEC, for a UK first! SOSEC, the UK's first mobile, solar powered barrier and gate system for work sites will unveil its new highways version at the show with our partner, Highway Care.
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SOSEC® at the Awards
SOSEC® at the Awards
March 2017

The SOSEC product range and Green Gate Access Systems have been shortlisted in two major awards this month.
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SOSEC® hits the road – Live trial on M23
SOSEC® hits the road – Live trial on M23
February 2017

Developed towards the end of 2016, the Highways version of SOSEC is now on a live trial on the M23 motorway improvements project and is helping the main contractors reduce their manned security costs.
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Demand for SOSEC® at the start of 2017
Demand for SOSEC® at the start of 2017
January 2017

The future looks bright for Maidstone based Green Gate Access Systems as the company powers up to meet significant demand for its SOSEC solar powered range of products launched last autumn.
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SOSEC® recognised at the Builder & Engineer Awards
SOSEC® recognised at the Builder & Engineer Awards
December 2016

Green Gate Access Systems did Kent proud at the home of Liverpool FC, after its SOSEC® range of products were recognised as one of the year’s top innovations at the 2016 Builder and Engineer Awards.
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SOSEC® finalist at the Builder & Engineer Awards
SOSEC® finalist at the Builder & Engineer Awards
November 2016

It is with great pride that SOSEC announces they have been shortlisted as Product of the Year for The Builder & Engineer Awards 2016 - one of the UK’s largest and most established awards programmes in the construction sector.
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SOSEC® set for the fast lane with Highway Care joint venture
SOSEC® set for the fast lane with Highway Care joint venture
October 2016

The next time you pull up at a temporary set of traffic lights, it won't just be red you're seeing, but the latest in solar technology - or at least that's the aim of a new joint venture between two Kent firms.
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Green Gate launches SOSEC - the UK's first mobile, solar powered barrier and gate system
Green Gate launches SOSEC - the UK's first mobile, solar powered barrier and gate system
September 2016

A revolutionary new approach, SOSEC is the UK’s first mobile, solar powered barrier and gate system and will be officially unveiled for the first time at the Construction Expo at the Kent Event Centre next month.
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Visit Us at the Construction Expo 2016
Visit Us at the Construction Expo 2016
August 2016

We are delighted to be exhibiting at the Construction Expo at the Kent Event Centre later this year. The expo, taking place on Thursday 6 October, is one of the leading events in the industry calendar.
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Green Gate Installer's Fundraising Mission for Maidstone Charity
Green Gate Installer's Fundraising Mission for Maidstone Charity
July 2016

One of Green Gate Access Systems’ top installers drastically changed his signature look, as part of a series of fundraising feats for local charity, The Family Trust having his face shaved, before undergoing a leg wax.
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Sales Manager Returns Home after Uganda Charity Mission
Sales Manager Returns Home after Uganda Charity Mission
June 2016

Green Gate Access Systems’ philosophy is to always go the extra mile for its clients but many of its staff go even further – with one employee just back from supporting a children’s project in Uganda.
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Green Gate Access Systems Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Green Gate Access Systems Celebrates 10 Years in Business
May 2016

Ten years on, Green Gate Access Systems has become one of the most successful and well respected within the security gate industry – achieving a number of UK firsts and winning contracts with a number of high profile clients.
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Innovative sliding security for Triptych Logistics
Innovative sliding security for Triptych Logistics
March 2016

Triptych Logistics had a three-fold problem: their insurers insisted on a secure, gated compound around the building within an extremely tight business estate area with neighbours to consider and a budget ceiling.
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Car Manufacturers suppress the truth about keyless cars
Car Manufacturers suppress the truth about keyless cars
February 2016

The Telegraph on 10th January ran the story,
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40,000 Cars Stolen Every Year
40,000 Cars Stolen Every Year
January 2016

You may well think that without a key, your car is safe, but the Met Police has news for you about a growing trend. The Met explain how organised criminal gangs target many prestige cars and vans.
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Rising bollards challenge thieves
Rising bollards challenge thieves
December 2015

The Deputy Commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police recommended a move towards the public helping the police more, such as handing over CCTV footage from personal cameras to help with investigations.
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Lifting Avant gate system tackles tricky spaces and difficult terrain
Lifting Avant gate system tackles tricky spaces and difficult terrain
November 2015

The Avant Gate hydraulic lifting system removes the obstacles of tricky installations around small spaces and sloping driveways where gates simply cannot swing or slide forwards or backwards.
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Green Gate director lead speaker during Gate Safety Week 2015
Green Gate director lead speaker during Gate Safety Week 2015
October 2015

Following the success of the first National Gate Safety Week in 2014, the DHF Powered Gate Group are focusing for another week of action to raise awareness of the issues surrounding poorly fitted and maintained gates.
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Unlocking the Answer to Livestock Security
Unlocking the Answer to Livestock Security
September 2015

Securing property boundaries and access routes for clubs and yards can be tricky, especially with horse boxes, suppliers, vets, grooms and players coming and going at all times of the day – and even after dark.
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Green Gate appointed by EHA to manage Automated Gate Safety
Green Gate appointed by EHA to manage Automated Gate Safety
August 2015

Green Gate Access Systems have been appointed by the non-profit organisation, Estuary Housing Association to manage the safety and maintenance of their automated gates across the South East of England.
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Green Gate Access Systems launches UK’s first Solar Barrier Kits
Green Gate Access Systems launches UK’s first Solar Barrier Kits
June 2015

Green Gate Access Systems has launched the UK's first solar-powered car park barrier systems. The kits - manufactured by Italian company, O&O have been described as a 'UK solution for the UK market'.
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Growth and Expansion for Green Gate Access Systems
Growth and Expansion for Green Gate Access Systems
April 2015

Kent based company, Green Gate Access Systems has announced the opening of an additional office in Salisbury. The new operation will be headed up by new employee, Dan Small as Area Installation Manager.
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Green Gate Access Systems distributor for world’s largest Vertical Lifting Gate
Green Gate Access Systems distributor for world’s largest Vertical Lifting Gate
July 2014

Kent based company, Green Gate Access Systems has announced that it has been chosen as the exclusive distributor for SMOES vertically lifting gates in the Eastern part of the UK.
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Solar Powered Access for Waste Recycling Company Agrivert
Solar Powered Access for Waste Recycling Company Agrivert
June 2014

Kent based company, Green Gate Access Systems has finalised the installation of a solar powered double gate automation project at waste management solutions company, Agrivert.
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Urgent Call for Change Ahead of Gate Safety Week
Urgent Call for Change Ahead of Gate Safety Week
June 2014

The Powered Gate Group’s new Chairman, Neil Sampson, is leading the organisations’ call for greater awareness of gate safety across the industry following the prosecution of two gate companies.
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UK’s First Solar O&O Barriers Installed At Warwick Hospital
UK’s First Solar O&O Barriers Installed At Warwick Hospital
May 2014

Green Gate Access Systems has installed the UK’s very first solar O&O barriers at Warwick Hospital enabling parking closer to the site for their 300 plus auxiliary nurses and key workers to speed their arrival on shift.
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Security ‘Drama’ at Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Security ‘Drama’ at Orchard Theatre, Dartford
April 2014

Green Gate Access Systems has solved the ongoing issue of access and security at Dartford’s Orchard Theatre via the use of a cutting edge computer-based access control system, connected to the building’s network.
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Neil Sampson announced as Chairman of the DHF’s ‘Powered Gate Group’
Neil Sampson announced as Chairman of the DHF’s ‘Powered Gate Group’
March 2014

Green Gate Access Systems are delighted to announce that their Managing Director, Neil Sampson, has been selected as Chairman of the Door and Hardware Federation’s ‘Powered Gate Group’ following a nomination process.
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Neil Sampson announced as Chairman of the DHF’s ‘Powered Gate Group’
Neil Sampson announced as Chairman of the DHF’s ‘Powered Gate Group’
March 2014

Green Gate Access Systems are delighted to announce that their Managing Director, Neil Sampson, has been selected as Chairman of the Door and Hardware Federation’s ‘Powered Gate Group’ following a nomination process.
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O&O K12 Anti-Terrorist Bollard Launched in UK
O&O K12 Anti-Terrorist Bollard Launched in UK
March 2014

Green Gate Access Systems are delighted to announce that they will be introducing the new O&O K12 anti-terrorism bollard to the market, named ‘The Oak’, following its UK crash testing and approval by MIRA.
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Fast, reliable speed barriers at Care UK
Fast, reliable speed barriers at Care UK
January 2014

Care UK provides healthcare service and run hospitals, care homes and surgeries across the UK. Car park entry was just not working for the varied users at their office on the Colchester business park.
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K4/PAS68 crash test for O&O bollards
K4/PAS68 crash test for O&O bollards
October 2013

MIRA, the UK’s leading motor industry testing association have been commissioned by O&O to conduct simulation analysis on the Grizzly 800/10 rising bollard that has been developed to suit the high end security market.
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IFSEC Awards Finalist - Communication & Security Products of the Year
IFSEC Awards Finalist - Communication & Security Products of the Year
April 2013

Green Gate Access Systems have been shortlisted as finalists for two prestigious IFSEC awards. Their unique GateTracker software and the new Grizzly hydraulic bollard from O&O are both being recognised.
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New Showroom and Offices in Maidstone
New Showroom and Offices in Maidstone
December 2012

After many months of planning and development, we are extremely proud to be in our new premises with a full showroom and testing facility, as well as a massive increase in space for our staff.
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GRIZZLY - the new hydraulic bollard from O&O
GRIZZLY - the new hydraulic bollard from O&O
November 2012

The Grizzly bollard is the first hydraulic product from O&O and is introduced following an intense period of market research and product development to offer a host of newly designed features.
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Rising bollards protecting cars at Ford dealership
Rising bollards protecting cars at Ford dealership
March 2012

If a car is stolen from a busy garage concourse, it tends to have quite an impact on everyone. Rising bollards ensure that no vehicle can be driven from the showroom, forecourts or workshop areas while enabled.
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Securing underground car park in Dartford centre
Securing underground car park in Dartford centre
October 2011

When the Green Gate team were approached by a despairing property management firm about a major parking problem, they sprung into action with a neat and secure solution.
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Contract awarded with Buckinghamshire Housing
Contract awarded with Buckinghamshire Housing
September 2011

Green Gate Access Systems have been awarded the contract to roll out parking solutions for Wycombe County Council and Red Kite Housing, who have many properties they manage across Buckinghamshire.
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Four Year Warranty on all Bollards and Barriers
Four Year Warranty on all Bollards and Barriers
August 2011

As soon as we started to install the O&O range of barriers and bollards, it became obvious that we had found a product worthy of its claims and we soon started strategic discussions to become the first UK distributor.
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Constructionline approval for Green Gate
Constructionline approval for Green Gate
March 2011

Green Gate Access Systems have been successfully approved by Constructionline, the UK register of pre-qualified construction services.
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