Automatic Sliding Gates

 Automatic Sliding Gates for Melbourne

automatic sliding gate melbourneStay in your car and keep  dry in winter and cool in summer when you install an automatic sliding gate. Automatic sliding gates (also known as electric gates) are becoming more popular. This is because they are great at reducing the space needed for a vehicle to access a driveway.

We offer more than just one brand of automatic gates. This means you are guaranteed that the automatic sliding gate system you choose will suit your budget, home and lifestyle.

One of the most common reasons for installing automatic gates in Melbourne is for security reasons.


stylish automatic sliding gate melbourneAutomatic gates are much more secure than the traditional gates with a simple latch system. They are also great for homes that are on busy roads This is because they makes it quicker to get in and out of driveways. Automatic sliding gates will also enhance the overall look and value of a home.

Automatic sliding gates also make great driveway gates when you have uneven ground. This is especially true when it is impractical to use a driveway hinged gate. This is one of the reasons why automatic sliding gates have become extremely popular choice for gates in Melbourne.

Instead of the usual swing arc the automatic sliding gate simply slides across the access point of the driveway. These automatic sliding gates are not connected directly to a gate post, but are configured into a slide frame.

This type of automatic sliding gates are most often used for vehicle access. However, some people use them for pedestrian access gates too.


automatic sliding gate remote control keyWhen getting an automated gate, you need to think about the accessories you would like. Accessories to consider include remote controls, battery backup, keypads and safety beams. You can even now use your smartphone to control your automatic gate.

Find out more about the types of accessories you can get for your new automatic gate.

Automatic sliding gates are usually fabricated using a 50 x 50mm frame with the bottom rail 100*50mm to incorporate the wheels. Gate posts are needed on either side of the automatic gate that suit both the style of the automatic sliding gate, as well as their size and weight.

For an obligation free quote for an automatic sliding gate call Joe today on 0432 157 971 or email

All our driveway sliding gates use low voltage motors of a range from 24 volt up to 240 volt. The size of the motor for an automatic sliding gate depends on the weight of the gate.

Most domestic driveway gates do not weigh more than 300kg so only a small motor is needed. This is unless they are made of wrought iron or stainless steel).

The opening and closing speed of the gate can vary from around 200mm per second to 950mm per second.

Automated sliding gates can be made out of various material including:


The following are just some of the many styles of automatic sliding gates that you can choose from:

automatic sliding gate tubular style melbourneWe can even match your new automated sliding gate to either a new fence or an existing fence. We can also fit remote units to most existing gate types.

Joe's Fencing & Gates service all of Melbourne's Northern suburbs. The suburbs of Melbourne we service include Fawkner, Coburg, Brunwick, Glenroy, Pascoe Vale, Oak Park, Ascot Vale, Essendon, Strathmore, Campbellfield and Tullarmarine.

View our service area map of Melbourne to see if we service your location.

At Joe's Fencing & Gates we also install automatic sliding gates for commercial and industrial properties.

For an obligation free quote for an automatic sliding gate call Joe today on 0432 157 971 or email