Penchard recently worked on a project that required our team to replace some dilapidated wooden gates, which are often walked past and used by the general public. We were sent an image of the original gates which are believed to have dated back to the 1800s and had to work with the existing gates on site which were installed more recently.

Located in Westerham, Kent, these gates are the entrance to St. Mary the Virgin Church, which dates back to the 1300s.

The brief set out by the client was to create a warm and welcoming entrance, using sustainable hardwood and keeping some features that match the original 1800s gates.

The Penchard team redesigned the gates, reusing the existing decorative hinges from the old gates to make sure their original features remained.

Using Oak from our PEFC registered supplier, Penchard ensured the materials used for the project met the client’s requirements of using sustainable hardwood.

Not only did Penchard meet all of the client’s requirements and make them very happy with the final result, but we have also been told that the client receives many positive comments from passers by.

Contact our team today to discuss your gate requirements and get your project started.

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