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  • Alpha Rail: Key points from Alpha Rail for specifying metal railings
    Key points from Alpha Rail for specifying metal railings
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    Where a landscape architect, consulting engineer or client has a project requiring metal railings, various factors should be considered before a decision can be made on the choice of product. These things include any requirements for planning permission, compliance with the relevant British Standard (BS 1722 part 9) and compliance with part K of...
    26 September 2019
  • Alpha Rail: A journey back to the past – the 1980s
    A journey back to the past – the 1980s
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    Many people fondly remember the 80s for a wide variety of reasons. Whether it was the music or the emerging technology, the decade was undoubtably filled with notable events. The 80s saw the release of the first commercially available (barely!) mobile phone, the first proposals that would lead to the creation of the World Wide Web, and some iconic...
    19 September 2019
  • Alpha Rail: New Alpha Rail website now live
    New Alpha Rail website now live
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    Since the creation of our first website in 2001, Alpha Rail has always made the effort to maintain an effective website that delivers an informative and easy-to-use experience to our clients. We have always focused on keeping our website updated and made sure it was up to the current standards. To celebrate, we have gathered some snapshots from...
    03 May 2019
  • Alpha Rail: Bow top railings installed for 2nd Mortlake Scout Group
    Bow top railings installed for 2nd Mortlake Scout Group
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    Bow top metal railings manufactured by Alpha Rail have been installed along the front perimeter entrance of the Scout Headquarters of the 2nd Mortlake Scout Group in Richmond Upon Thames (which was originally formed in 1919 at the end of World War One) as part of a £100k renovation project. The 2nd Mortlake Scout Group has been developing young...
    30 January 2018
  • Alpha Rail: Metal railings manufacturer supports Remembrance Day
    Metal railings manufacturer supports Remembrance Day
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    On many occasions Alpha Rail has been involved in the supply of war memorial metal railings that have been installed around monuments and cemetaries in memory of those who have lost their lives in times of conflict. Having made a donation to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, our contracts manager, Neil Mason has also taken an active part in...
    15 January 2018
  • Alpha Rail: Fume extraction improves fabrication environment
    Fume extraction improves fabrication environment
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    The installation of new fume extraction into the Alpha Rail workshop has improved air quality, and recirculates warm air to improve the work environment for our team on the shop floor, where all metalwork fabrication takes place. In total, Alpha Rail has invested over £25,000 on a system manufactured by ESTA, who has more than 25 years of...
    15 January 2018
  • Alpha Rail: Charity race chariot supplied with bespoke metalwork
    Charity race chariot supplied with bespoke metalwork
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    Alpha Rail’s ability to fabricate bespoke metalwork was demonstrated recently following an unusual request from an officer of Carlton Road Fire Station. As part of the fire brigades’ commitment to be involved in their local community and in support of their corporate social responsibility plan, officers had agreed to take part in a charity chariot...
    05 January 2018
  • Alpha Rail: MP opens new metal railings manufacturing facility
    MP opens new metal railings manufacturing facility
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    Gloria de Piero, Member of Parliament for Ashfield and Eastwood has officially opened Alpha Rail’s new metal railings manufacturing facility in Huthwaite. Over 40 customers, staff, and suppliers attended the event to celebrate the company’s move to its new purposely designed workshops and offices. Many of the local contractors involved in the...
    27 March 2017
  • Alpha Rail: New Balustrade installed to Delapre Abbey project
    New Balustrade installed to Delapre Abbey project
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    Located just one mile from Northampton Town Centre built in 1145 lies a Grade II listed building called Delapre Abbey which is undergoing major redevelopment works. Established as a Cluniac Nunnery of St Mary De La Pre and was founded by Simon de st Liz, The Earl of Northampton at the time. Steeped in rich history the 900 year old Abbey, in 1460...
    15 February 2017
  • Alpha Rail: Decorative pedestrian guardrail for school entrance
    Decorative pedestrian guardrail for school entrance
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    School children and pedestrians in Forest Town are safely protected after the installation of a bespoke decorative pedestrian guardrail along the B6030, Clipstone Road in Forest Town, Nottinghamshire which was manufactured and supplied by Alpha Rail for installation by contractor Via East Midlands. The new decorative pedestrian guardrail has been...
    30 January 2017
  • Alpha Rail: £800k  improves service of railings manufacturer
    £800k improves service of railings manufacturer
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    Alpha Rail has moved to a purposely designed factory after investing over £800k in refurbishments which will significantly improve the speed of our railings manufacturing processes and further improve customer service. Founded in 1985, Alpha Rail has over 30 years of metal fabricating expertise and is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of metal...
    24 January 2017
  • Alpha Rail: Steel Supports for Thames Tideway Tunnel
    Steel Supports for Thames Tideway Tunnel
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    An unusual project for Alpha Rail to be contacted about, by an ex employee, Phil Green who recently asked if we could manufacture some steel cradles. These were to help support some very large sewerage pipes being installed as part of a regeneration project being carried out at Beckton Sewage Treatment Plant in East London. In 2014, Thames Water...
    11 January 2017
  • Alpha Rail: Grosvenor & Hilbert Park undergoes restoration
    Grosvenor & Hilbert Park undergoes restoration
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    Grosvenor and Hilbert Park is siutated in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Opened in 1889, it is a popular recreation area and is well known for hosting events. The land also includes two woodland areas that classify it as a local nature reserve. In 2016 the park gained Heritage and Big Lottery Funding to renovate a number of key areas. Having gained...
    28 November 2016
  • Alpha Rail: Hyde Park Super Cycle Highway
    Hyde Park Super Cycle Highway
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    A new initiative from Transport for London (TFL) to create Cycle Superhighways has created the need for additional garden areas within Hyde Park for which Alpha Rail has supplied metal railings. As traffic becomes increasingly busy, and congestion charges at an all-time high, the cycle routes are providing commuters a safer, faster and more direct...
    25 November 2016
  • Alpha Rail: Handrails supplied for Wembley Primary School
    Handrails supplied for Wembley Primary School
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    From the iconic Wembley Stadium, Elsley Primary School is just a walk away and provides a contrast between the hustle and bustle of London and a quiet residential setting perfect for educating the next generation. This was part of a government funded initiative of which £150 million has been allocated to improve the provision of physical education...
    15 November 2016