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  • Alpha Rail: Pedestrian guardrail installed for Airbus
    Pedestrian guardrail installed for Airbus
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    Last year, you may have seen an article where Alpha Rail supplied pedestrian guardrail panels to another Airbus / Aerospace site in North Wales, a facility used for the assembly of wings for commercial aircraft. A new project at the Filton site in Bristol has seen the supply and installation of more pedestrian guardrail to the same specification...
    20 March 2020
  • Alpha Rail: Civil War Memorial protected by railings from Alpha Rail
    Civil War Memorial protected by railings from Alpha Rail
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    During the 17th Century a series of civil wars took place in England, known today as the English Civil War or the Great Civil War. The two sides, Parliamentarians (Roundheads) and Royalists (Cavaliers), were both fighting over the way England should be governed. Newark is home to a war memorial statue depicting both a Roundhead and a Cavalier. In...
    23 January 2020
  • Alpha Rail: Works are underway on MPT Trafford Park Line project
    Works are underway on MPT Trafford Park Line project
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    Metal railings, gates and pedestrian guardrail specialist Alpha Rail is delighted to have been appointed to fabricate, supply and install metalwork fencing to the new Trafford Park Line, located in Manchester. This is a significant piece of civil engineering for Manchester and is several months ahead of schedule thanks to efforts by all involved...
    07 January 2020
  • 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: 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: 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: £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: Metal railings secure river bank property
    Metal railings secure river bank property
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    Alpha Rail is more commonly associated with providing bespoke architectural metalwork for commercial and larger scale residential developments. However, the opportunity to manufacture railings for a prestige residence on the banks of the River Trent just outside of Newark enabled us to display the high security benefits that metal railings can...
    11 November 2016
  • Alpha Rail: Victorian  frontage restored using metal railings
    Victorian frontage restored using metal railings
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    The front elevation of Victorian houses located in Long Preston, Yorkshire has recently undergone a transformation following the installation of metal railings manufactured and installed by Alpha Rail. It Is not very often we work directly for domestic customers, but this project suited our ability to manufacture railings and designs that are in...
    25 October 2016
  • Alpha Rail: Balancing safety and appearance for  metal railings
    Balancing safety and appearance for metal railings
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    There have been two very high profile examples in the media recently that highlight how fine the balance between safety and appearance can be when considering the installation of pedestrian guardrail and other metal railings or barriers. I am of course referring to the bus crash in Harlesden, London, which left 17 people injured, and the outrage...
    13 June 2016
  • Alpha Rail: Woodhouse Urban Park officially opens
    Woodhouse Urban Park officially opens
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    South Kilburn’s brand new urban park was officially opened on 7 May having undergone major transformations that include metal railings manufactured and supplied by Alpha Rail. Woodhouse Park is a key attraction to the regeneration project in South Kilburn. Valued at £475k the new park has a variety of robust playground equipment for users to...
    31 May 2016
  • Alpha Rail: Electrofused fencing adds finishing touch
    Electrofused fencing adds finishing touch
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    Blakedown Landscape Operations has appointed Alpha Rail to add the finishing touches to the entrance of a park in Sheffield. As part of extensive works at Edward Street Park in Sheffield, Alpha Rail has supplied and installed electrofused grating mounted on Yorkstone coping to complement some decorative Yorkstone entrance pillars. Electrofused...
    31 March 2016
  • Alpha Rail: New cemetery entrance gates for Stile Cop Cemetery
    New cemetery entrance gates for Stile Cop Cemetery
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    StileCopCemetery in Rugeley, Staffordshire has had a fresh new look thanks to new ornate cemetery entrance gates manufactured and supplied Alpha Rail. Over the last couple of years the cemetery has received an investment of £295,000 for extension works. As well as new metal gates, the improvements have included widening the existing entrance to...
    07 January 2016