Stairgates

Project  / Project number: BK2018/19  /  Status:

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The challenge

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Rails at top of stairs …
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… and with board in place
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Bottom of stairs
A mother of three autistic children requires robust gates at the top and bottom of her stairs to prevent falls. Standard stairgates for toddlers are not high or strong enough.

A pair of rails have been fitted at both the top and bottom of the stairs. A simple plywood board is located in one of the pairs of rails as required. There are no hinges or catches; it relies on the friction in the slides to prevent unauthorised use.