James Automation Jamesway Ltd


James Automation has been installing gate systems since 1995. We can offer you safe, secure and vandal resistant automatic sliding gates for your site.

Automatic sliding gates can be installed in a wide range of premises, including private properties, hospitals, government buildings, car and lorry parks, theme parks, hotels, caravan parks, shopping centres, retail parks, manufacturing facilities and office developments.

Our team are always on hand to offer you a feasibility survey, which includes a comprehensive specification and quotation. This ensures we can meet your requirements on time, every time and within your budget.

Automatic Gate Safety

We specialise in the manufacture of:

  • Fencing
  • Automatic gates
  • Turnstiles
  • Car park barriers
  • Anti-ram barriers and much more

We offer a custom design and manufacturing service to produce bespoke automatic gates for our customers. This ensures they receive the perfect automatic gates for their application.

We believe automatic gate safety is important. It is for this reason we can provide servicing and maintenance for existing gate systems. Our servicing and maintenance options guarantee automatic gate safety as we check they are working correctly.  

Heavy Duty Engineering

We provide heavy duty engineering in a wide selection of gate systems. We have the knowledge and expertise to manufacture and install a huge variety of gate systems.

We manufacture sliding, tracked, cantilever, bi-folding and courtyard gate systems.

The full scope of automation, installation, service and maintenance for new and existing gates.

Heavy Duty Engineering

Automatic Gate Safety BS EN 12453:2001

Our gate systems are designed and manufactured to exceed British Standards & European Norms.

Every gate system is designed to unique site requirements and for an extended operational life. Our gate systems are user friendly, low noise have courtesy features as standard.

We provide clear and compliant documentation, on and off-site. All of our systems are safe, secure and vandal resistant.

We are active members of the Door Hardware Federation and regularly attend the Gate Safety Group.

Automatic Gate Safety BS EN 12453:2001

Promotion of Health and Safety in all we do

 James Automation is committed to provide training and communication to avoid accidents. They are keen to promote safe and healthy workplaces and the protection of the environment.

These common objectives are shared with our clients, residents, suppliers and partners in all our undertakings. This approach has meant we have had no major or minor incidents in over 10 years. 

All of our staff are trained to undertake their working day in a safe and positive manner, with particular attention to consider those around them. They are encouraged to conduct regular risk assessments of any automatic sliding gates as having automatic gate safety is important.

Promotion of Health and Safety in all we do

Automatic Gate Compliance

 All our systems comply to BS EN 13241-1, BS EN 12453, BS EN 12445, BS EN 12978 and current HSE recommendations. 

We strive to provide quality control & courtesy to all of our customers. All of our new systems are assembled at our workshops and tested prior to installation on-site. This minimises the disruption to client and makes installation a quick and easy process.  

To ensure quality control & courtesy for our customers we appoint a project manager to oversee the project. They will attend the site at commencement, midway and on completion of works to ensure all aspects are completed to the high standards required. Any issues raised will be dealt with quickly by our on-site staff or project manager. 

Automatic Gate Compliance

Electric Gate Engineer Training Programme

 James Automation Invests in People. Our managers are qualified to instruct in Gate Automation installation and maintenance.

Our Engineers and managers have attended training and achieved Basic and Advanced competency in Gate Automation.

 All of our staff attend annual manual handling courses and COSHH awareness courses.

Automatic Gate clients


We have many years of experience in the automatic gate industry. We have installed over 900 gate systems and have undertaken over 250 automatic gate compliance tests.   Our list of previous clients includes:
  • Thames Valley Police
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Scottish Power Ltd
  • Brinks Global Services Ltd
  • Pembertons Property Management
  • Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd
  • OM Property Management Ltd
  • London & Quadrant Housing
  • Slough Borough Council
  • University of Reading
  • University of Leicester
  • HM Courts & Tribunals Service
  • Skanska
  • Berkeley Homes
  • Taylor Wimpey
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Genesis Housing Association
  • L&Q Group
  • East Thames
  • Banham Close Protection
Automatic Gate clients

Safety Edge Systems

At James Automation offer safety edge systems for your automatic gates.

We supply and install ASO Safety edges as standards to ensure a high standard of safety for all of our gate systems.

Safety Edge Systems

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