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Retractable Security Gates, Collapsible Grilles & Window Bars

Retractable Security Gates, Collapsible Grilles & Window Bars

Whether you are protecting your home and family or ensuring the success of your business, finding a suitable security product can be overwhelming and at times confusing. However, thanks to our range of retractable security gates and window bars, we can supply you with high-quality and practical solutions that meet your requirements at affordable prices. With a wide range of products manufactured to industry-leading standards, our security gates and grilles can easily integrate into your building to create a visually appealing, unobtrusive, and user-friendly solution that will protect against theft, vandalism and criminal activity.

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Thanks to their versatile design, collapsible and retractable gates and grilles are suitable for a wide range of residential or commercial applications and will provide inexpensive security in the following environments:

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Retail Environments

We understand that protecting your premises outside of your opening hours can be difficult, especially when you need to ensure products remain visible to potential customers. However, thanks to our range of retractable security gates, we have a choice of products to address these requirements. Whether you need to deter opportunistic thieves and vandals, meet strict local planning laws, or want an additional security measure to protect shopfront valuables, we can help you find solutions that meet your needs and budget. Furthermore, we also understand the importance of maintaining your brand visibility at all times and can offer a choice of colours to match your required colour scheme.

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According to research by the Retail Crime Survey (produced by BRC), investing in protective physical security measures such as a retractable gate or grilles will proactively prevent potential incidents such as break-ins and vandalism. So whether you operate on a high street, in a retail park, or as an independent or multiple retailer, feel free to contact us today for expert guidance.

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Feel free to contact us today to learn more about our range of physical security solutions and discover how you can affordably protect your retail store.

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Public Sector & Business Locations

We understand businesses and the public sector have differing security needs and have a range of solutions to address your requirements. Whether you need to secure a small window opening, a large glass entrance, or a small kiosk, we can offer specialised security gates and grilles to provide optimal protection for businesses with high-value products at the ground floor level.

Benefits of a Retractable Security Gate

  • Easy to open and close.
  • Simple to install.
  • Provides an excellent level of protection in any public or private building.
  • Maintains security even with windows open.
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK.
  • Finished in a wide range of hardwearing powder-coated paint colours.
  • Available in a broad range of sizes 
  • Can be installed into a variety of locations.

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No matter your sector, please feel free to contact us today to learn.

Hospitality Environments

If you're in the hospitality industry and have specific security requirements for your business, please get in touch to learn more about our range of high-quality retractable security grilles available in a wide range of sizes and colour options. With a wealth of knowledge and experience within this sector, we can cater to the needs of hotels, restaurants, canteens, and kiosks.

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Numerous Benefits

  • Protects against stock loss.
  • The ability to easily partition a defined space.
  • Defends against theft.
  • Keeps unauthorised staff away from crucial areas of the business.
  • Suitable for windows, doors, bars, and serving hatches.
  • Available in a wide range of width and height combinations
  • Easy to install and maintain.
  • Affordable pricing.

Residential Properties

With the rising number of domestic burglaries in the UK, protecting your home has never been more important. According to British Crime Survey figures, an estimated 744,000 domestic burglaries were carried out in England and Wales in 2008/2009. Consequently, at Metal Gates Direct, we want to offer effective physical security solutions to our customers that provide total peace of mind for you and your family. 

Retractable security gate providing security to the front door of a residential home

Our retractable security gates and window bar products are designed to blend with your home's aesthetics so they offer visual appeal without compromising your home's appearance.  Whether you have a vulnerable patio door, downstairs window or rear garage door, we have a choice of products that will protect your valuables at a very reasonable price. If you want to learn more about our range of residential collapsible gates, please fill out the enquiry form; we will gladly assist.

Other Practical Applications

Our retractable steel security gates are flexible for use beyond residential and commercial applications. They can be used to secure animal enclosures, sheds, portable buildings, garden buildings, cupboards or storage rooms,

With a durable construction that provides strength, our products create a well-protected, robust barrier against intruders and unauthorised access. This makes them the perfect choice for any environment needing effective access control.


  • Secure tools and valuable equipment in an effective manner.
  • Suitable for face-fixed and reveal-fixed installations.
  • Robust steel construction
  • Protects garden machinery, sports equipment and high-value items against the threat of theft.
  • Available in many size configurations.
  • Choose from a range of powder-coated paint finishes.

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A Choice of Security Gates and Grilles

Discover more information about our range of products below.

Seceurguard range of gates and grilles by SWS

SeceuroGuard 1000 Retractable Security Gates

Suitable Applications: Shop Fronts | Low Level Windows and Doors | Patio Doors | Offices | Bars | Reception Desks | Trade Counters | Factories

Designed and manufactured in the UK, these gates provide a high level of protection and an excellent choice for any residential and commercial environment. With a discreet design, ease of operation they are suitable for various settings within the home or workplace. Additionally, the SeceuroGuard retractable gates will help to keep intruders out while allowing maximum sunlight to enter your space. This makes them a great choice for installation within vulnerable ground floor windows and doors, as they will provide an effective and affordable extra layer of security for your home, retail store, or office.

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Seceuroguard 1000 retractable gate examples


  • Provides a strong security barrier.
  • Galvanised for corrosion resistance and powder-coated.
  • Fully retractable system.
  • Excellent through-vision when locked.
  • Multi-point locking from a single key.
  • Smooth running carrier system.
  • Custom-built for any opening.
  • Quick and easy to use.
  • Can be fitted with a locking post at both ends for flexibility.
  • Fixed sash option available.
  • Accommodates unlimited width in sections.
  • Ideal for retail premises, offices, commercial premises, and domestic properties.

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Seceuroguard 1001 - Insurance Approved Retractable Security Gates

The high-security Seceuroguard 1001 model has been rigorously tested and approved to LPS 1175 standards, ensuring high levels of security against intruders. It is suitable for fitting either internally in the window reveal or around the opening, depending on your specific requirements. It can also be specified in either a single or double-sash configuration.

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  • High security 1001 model tested and approved to LPS 1175 standards.
  • Easy installation on the face or reveal of windows or doors.
  • Available in single or double-sash configurations for customisation.
  • Optional fold-up bottom track for unobstructed doorways.
  • Smooth and easy top-running operation.
  • Multi-point locking with a single key for enhanced security.
  • Supplied in a high-quality white powder-coated finish.
  • Versatile, easy to use, and offers enhanced security.
  • Provides a sleek and professional appearance.

Removable Window Bars

The award-winning SeceuroBar system is designed to provide maximum security for vulnerable window openings. Featuring anti-cut steel bars, the SeceuroBar system can be installed horizontally or vertically to suit the various window sizes of domestic and commercial property owners. Furthermore, installation is easy, and with an adaptable design, they can also be quickly released from the inside, allowing for complete visibility and maintenance. Alternatively, for areas where permanent installation is required, a higher security fixed bar system is available.

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Xpanda Pro

The Xpandor Pro Retractable Security Grilles are primarily designed for high-risk environments and can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications. Effective for protecting entry and exit doors or larger openings they featuring 12 mm square double uprights for exceptional strength and durability. The uprights are securely fastened with high-tensile rivets for additional protection against potential intruders.  

Key Features

  • Tamper-proof, double-inverted locking system with single key entry.
  • X Keyless SLAMLOCK TM for quick and efficient operation.
  • Chemically anchored double vertical uprights for enhanced security.
  • A 12 x 3mm flat bar is secured across three uprights at the top and bottom.
  • Glass-filled nylon inserts for smooth operation and durability.
  • Security-designed bottom track for added stability and longevity.
  • Solid stainless steel rivets for increased strength.
  • Available in a wide range of UV-resistant colours.
  • These features make the Xpandor Pro an ideal choice for high-security environments, ensuring maximum protection for your property.
  • The sash takes up ±15-20% of the opening when stacked away.

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Xpanda pro colour chart

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Xpanda MultiGuard

The Xpanda Multiguard Retractable Security Gate is designed to meet the demands of very high-risk security situations. It can be used in residential and commercial installations and has the ability to withstand external conditions, is available in hardwearing UV-resistant colours and includes a 70% solid steel design. And with 12 mm square tube uprights and 20 x 5 flat bar connected using high tensile rivets, the Xpanda Multiguard Retractable Security Grille has become a top seller for customers seeking the highest level of protection.

Key Features

  • Custom-made to perfectly fit the opening.
  • Constructed with 12 mm vertical uprights for strength and flexibility.
  • 70% solid steel construction for maximum strength.
  • Glass-filled nylon rollers for strength and easy operation.
  • Tamper-proof double slam-lock for quick protection.
  • Available in a wide range of UV-resistant colours.
  • Low profile anti-trip bottom track.
  • High tensile rivets are used in the construction.
  • Available in 100% hot dip galvanized finish.
  • Sash takes up approximately 18-22% of the opening when stacked away.

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Xpanda Barrier

Select the Xpanda Expanding Barrier range to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations while providing effective access control and a visually prominent barrier for various industrial and commercial applications. The system can be folded away for maximum visibility when not in use.

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Key Features 

  • Each barrier is custom-made.
  • Suitable for commercial and industrial applications.
  • Provides enhanced access control for openings with roller shutter doors and business entrances/exits.
  • Promotes health and safety in the workplace or retail environment, particularly when access control is required.
  • Made from lightweight aluminium, making it easy to manoeuvre and store.
  • Available in a range of width options (1-10 m) and finished heights (1.2 m or 1.8 m).
  • High visibility colour options include black and yellow, red and white, yellow, or any other standard colour to match specific needs.
  • Four types are available: Econo, Utility, Forecourt, and Xpanding.
  • When stacked away, the sash takes up approximately 15-20% of the opening.

Suitable Applications

  • Pharmacies
  • Catering facilities 
  • Factories 
  • Motorway service station concessions
  • Shop display windows 
  • Patio doors

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