Bow top metal railings installed within Lake District National Park

Bow top metal railings manufactured by Alpha Rail have been installed within ‘The Glebe’ - a popular destination in the world-renowned Lake District National Park.

The Glebe is a large recreational area, located south-west of Bowness-on-Windermere town centre and forms part of the town’s main tourist attraction. The recreational area comprises tennis courts, a pitch and putt, a picnic area and a number of commercial properties.

The Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) had identified The Glebe as a strategic regeneration location and wanted to develop the area as a world class visitor destination.

Research had found that moving vehicles and parked cars were significantly detracting the visitor experience. Therefore, a key objective of the improvement scheme was to make the area safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

Alpha Rail was contracted to manufacture and install bow top metal railings, vertical bar railings and metal gates to a number of locations within The Glebe as part of the plan to create a safer, more pedestrianised focused environment.

Phil Ball, Sales Director at Alpha Rail commented, “We were proud to play our part in a project where our metalwork products have contributed towards increasing the pedestrianised areas of such a busy tourist destination. We ensured the metal railings met the technical specification perfectly and were installed on time as promised.”

Featured News

What happens in amenity management impacts upon everyone

The Amenity Forum has released its Annual Report covering the 12...
...Read More

Record-breaking number of green flags flying in the UK

From crematoriums to business parks, we are delighted to award...
...Read More

Nunn Brook Rise
County Estate
NG17 2PD
United Kingdom
T: 01623 750 214
View Website


Latest Products

Vredo Overseeder -

By Campey Turf Care Systems

All Vredo Overseeders from the Compact or Super...

NEW for 2018 Koro® FTM® 1.2/1.6/2.0/2.5 -

By Campey Turf Care Systems

The Koro® FTM® has undergone upgrades along with...

Air2G2 Air Inject -

By Campey Turf Care Systems

Many problems associated with sports turf are in...


Greens and Turf Aeration -

By Apex Soil Solutions

BMS - Sarel Aeration Turf Spiker 2m wide Tractor or Truckster Mounted -

By Sportsmark

Mistral Italian Flail Mowers - Farm Tech Supplies Ltd -

By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd