Cost guides
Gates
Gates

How much does a gate cost?

  • R500R800 / hour
    Gate motor installation
  • R300R700
    Security gate installation fee
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Below is a cost guide for gates and the different varieties available. The prices quoted are estimates. For an exact price request a quote.


Swing gate motor

  • R6000R10,000

This is the price for a swing gate motor. The price depends on the motor brand and specifications. The most popular brands are Centurion, E.T. Nice, Gemini, DACE, etc. For a swing gate motor, expect to pay between R6000 and R10,000.

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Driveway gate, supplied and installed

  • R30,000R60,000

This is the price for a driveway gate, supplied and installed. The final cost will depend on the size of the driveway gate, material used, automation, and installation situation. The average cost of a driveway gate is R45,000, or typically between R30,000 and R60,000.

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Driveway gate automation (gate motor and installation fee)

  • R3000R9000

This is the price for driveway automation. The price includes the gate motor and installation cost. It depends on the driveway gate opening mechanism (sliding, swing, etc.) and the complexity of the situation (long installations, dangerous heights, etc.). The cost of driveway gate automation typically runs from R3000 to R9000, averaging at R6000.

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Security gate (single door), supplied and installed

  • R3000R5000

This is the price for a single security door, supplied and installed. The final price will depend on the gate size (standard size is: 1000x2000mm), material used, and the locking system (slam lock, shoot bolt, etc.). Installation costs may vary according to site and location. On average, expect to be charged between R3000 and R5000 for a security gate.

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Gliding security gate (2,5 m wide)

  • R4000R8000

This is the price for a sliding security gate with a width of 2,5 m. The final price will depend on the material used and the specific site and location. On average, expect to be charged between R4000 and R8000 for a gliding security gate.

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Shoot bolt security gate

  • R600R1200

This is the price for a security gate with a shoot bolt lock. The price depends on the gate size (standard size is: 1000x2000mm) and material. For a shoot bolt security gate, expect to pay between R600 and R1200.

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Lockable security gate

  • R800R3000

This is the price for a lockable security gate. The price depends on the gate size (standard size is: 1000x2000mm), gate material, and locking mechanism (dead lock, slam lock, etc.). On average, expect to be charged between R800 and R3000 for a lockable security gate.

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Slamlock security gate

  • R1400R3000

This is the price for a slamlock security gate. A slamlock is an independent lock that will slam close without the use of a key. The price can depend on the the gate size (standard size is: 1000x2000mm) and material used. The average cost of a slamlock security gate is R2200, or typically between R1400 and R3000.

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Security gate installation fee

  • R300R700

This is the cost of security gate installation, installation only. The cost may depend on the type of security door installer, on the site and location. The average cost is usually R500.

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Burglar bars

  • R500R1000 / sqm

This is the price for burglar bars per square metre. The final price largely depends on the type of security bars (spanish, rectractable, louvre style, cottage pane, etc.) and material used (aluminium, steel, wrought iron, polycarbonates). On average, expect to be charged between R500 / sqm and R1000 / sqm for burglar bars .

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Pedestrian gate

  • R1000R4000

This is the average price for a pedestrian gate. Pedestrian gates are designed for personal passage and are usually installed next to the car gate. Standard dimensions are somewhere around 1000 (w) x 2000mm (h). The final price will depend on the exact size, the materials and style. For a pedestrian gate, expect to pay between R1000 and R4000.

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Gate motor installation

  • R500R800 / hour

This is the price for a gate motor installation. The price includes only the labour, excluding the gate automation kit. Price may vary according to site and location. The average cost is usually R650 / hour.

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Sliding gate motor

  • R4000R8000

This is the price for a sliding gate motor. The price depends on the motor brand and specifications. The most popular brands are Centurion, E.T. Nice, Gemini, DACE, etc. Sliding gate motor costs range between R4000 and R8000 with an average of R6000.

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Recent jobs for gates

Security gates

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Old Place
  • Type of material for your security gate: I need advice about the material
  • Type of gate you require: Swing gates
  • Do you require gate automation?: No
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Need security gates to my front door and kitchen door. Last contractor botched it. Front door is arched at top and door is recessed, so security gate needs to have arch as well to be able to open fully or be not quite as tall as door itself or expand and swing? Hinges should be same side as door Should be simple to figure out. I need suggestions. Last one could not open far enough to get furniture out!! Had to cut it off!! Back door opens in. Security gate should have hinges same side as door to open fully. Not like previous contractor! Unfortunately I am not there, I am locked down in another country so must rely on a reliable person. The gates should be hot dipped please, not rusted steel. Maybe expanding aluminium gates - need advise. Thanks,

Driveway gates

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Durban North
  • Type of material for your driveway gate: I need advice about the material
  • Type of gate you require: I need advice about the type
  • Do you require gate automation?: Yes
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Approx 4m wide opening. Currently metal swing gates (gate rusty & motors both non functional) Looking for quotes on the following: 1. Replace current swing gates and motors with new metal / PVC /something. Would prefer a more modern design and would prefer more privacy / half half solid and slats. Also would prefer maintenance free option (don't want rust or to have to repaint). 2. Replace gate with sliding gate and sliding gate motor - is it even possible on our driveway - please get them to pop past and look

Driveway gates

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Umhlatuzana
  • Type of material for your driveway gate: Metal and alloys
  • Type of gate you require: I need advice about the type
  • Do you require gate automation?: Yes
  • Estimated project start: More than 3 months

We share a driveway with our neighbors. We were thinking of having two complete systems. Each system will have its own intercom (with camera) and one side of the two sided swing gate. The gates will need to fit well together. There is a long driveway and the gate would be far away from each of the two houses.

Driveway gates

  • City or suburb where you need the service: East Rand
  • Type of material for your driveway gate: Metal and alloys
  • Type of gate you require: Sliding gates
  • Do you require gate automation?: Yes
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Good day Kindly advise whether you could urgently assist with a quote on the following: sliding gate big enough for trucks to pass through, preferably in dark grey. with and without installation should that service be offered. Please also confirm lead time on the above. Kind regards Casey

Driveway gates

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Woodmere
  • Type of material for your driveway gate: Metal and alloys
  • Type of gate you require: Sliding gates
  • Do you require gate automation?: No
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Good evening I would like to know if you could supply me with an estimate to make and install a driveway gate please length is 3.5 meter x 1.6 meter + 2 x 2.4 meter posts + 8 meter track plus installation and removal of existing precast slabs as well as painting my address is Oak Avenue, Woodmere, Germiston

Pedestrian gate

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Sydenham
  • Type of material for your pedestrian gate: Metal and alloys
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

I need custom pedestrian gates made to replace wooden gates which are failing due to age. The main house is wood based so 2 gates need to be made with a post cemented on that side to ensure privacy. So sheet non rust metal outside cover is likely the best means. Also I need gates painted black. I also need one gate at the front of the house that has entrances. I want a padlock on each gate to secure the property when no tenants are occupying the property.

Pedestrian gate

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Pinelands
  • Type of service: New installation
  • Type of material for your pedestrian gate: Metal and alloys
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Dear Sirs, We are in need a of gate for a corridor from a church to the manse. It would perhaps be a special measurement, but would have to be full height. We would need to lock this gate. The most important is whether you would be able to install it on the 19th March, for reasons I can explain when you contact me. Thank you for your consideration, . +

Garden gate

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Boksburg
  • Type of service: New installation
  • Type of material for your garden gate: Metal and alloys
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Replace a wooden door between front and back garden. I live in a complex. Want to install a steel/metal black gate with frame. Door must be able to lock. It looks as though the door that is being replaced is a standard size internal door. You must not be able to see through the door, in other words the door must be a solid panel.

Turnstile gate

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Malamulele, sec. B
  • Type of service: New installation
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Good day Kindly requesting a quotation for the supply, delivery and installation of a turnstile door/system for a school library at the New Malamulele Secondary School Site. Below is the GPS location for the school. 22°59'44.0"S 30°42'58.0"E https://goo.gl/maps/7dmpqBxVVkWWjpSg6 Please find the RFQ attached containing descriptions and quantities. Your speedy response will be highly appreciated. Kind regards -- Selaelo LILITHALETHU TRADING (NEW MALAMULELE SECONDARY SCHOOL)

Turnstile gate

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Malamulele, sec. B
  • Type of service: New installation
  • Estimated project start: More than 3 months

Good day! Kindly requesting a quotation for the supply, delivery and installation of a turnstile door/system for a school library at the New Malamulele Secondary School Site. Below is the GPS location for the school. 22°59'44.0"S 30°42'58.0"E https://goo.gl/maps/7dmpqBxVVkWWjpSg6 Your speedy response will be highly appreciated. Kind regards -- Selaelo LILITHALETHU TRADING (NEW MALAMULELE SECONDARY SCHOOL)