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Avon Manual Barrier

Manual Barrier

The Avon Manual Barrier is a counter weighted manual lifting arm barrier, to control vehicle access, ideal for parking control, road access and traffic management requirements.

A simple & economic means of securing an area from unauthorised vehicles, without the need for any power requirement.  The installation is to a preformed concrete base, the barrier base is simply bolted to the ground.

Avon Manual Barrier, manual lifting arm barrier, control vehicle access
Operating a manual barrier

Key features & benefits


  • High quality coating system
  • Modular design
  • Counterbalanced
  • High visibility barrier arm
  • Multi process coating specification



  • Reliable
  • Simple to install
  • Easy to operate
  • Spares available
  • Durable

Product overview

The barrier has a strong double legged pedestal of all steel construction, primed and painted white as standard, with a boom carrier designed to take an aluminium barrier arm of rectangular cross section 76mm x 38mm.

Each manual barrier is supplied complete with handle to assist with lifting/lowering, appropriate counterweights, boom, locking pin and padlock.  The barrier can be secured with the locking pin at the pedestal, in both the raised and lowered position.

Barriers with a boom length in excess of 5 metres require an end support, (either a boom mounted pogo stick or fixed surface mounted), for stability and a straining wire assembly.

A pair of manual barriers in a tower bridge formation, complete with a central locking mechanism, can be provided to control wider roadways (up to 13 metres).

Manual barrier with drop skirt

Options available

  • Boom mounted STOP/NO ENTRY Signage
  • Fixed End Support (supplied for boom lengths in excess of 5m)
  • Boom mounted pogo stick end support
  • Underslung skirt
  • Alternative paint colours

Technical Specification

Physical Dimensions:
Standard Barrier Arm Height: 1052mm from road surface to underside of boom (125mm kerbing)
Boom Dimensions:   76mm x 38mm
Boom Max Length: 7m – Booms over 5m in length a straining wire and fixed end support are supplied
Construction: 100mm x 50mm mild steel rectangle hollow section double legged pedestal. Base plates with pre-drilled holes for surface fixing. Counterbalanced for ease of operation. Boom: Aluminium section white powder coated finish with red fascal stripes.
Installation: Barrier pedestal foundation 500mm x 500mm x 500mm – C35 concrete recommended  4 x M16 x 190 chemical anchor bolts. End support foundation 300mm x 300mm x 300mm C35 concrete recommended  4 x M12 x 160 chemical anchor bolts

Manual Barrier - Resources

Datasheet – Avon Manual Barrier
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Datasheet – Avon Manual Barrier, a counterweighted manual lifting arm barrier, to control vehicle access.

Drawings – Avon Manual Barrier
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General arrangement drawings for Avon Manual Arm Barrier is a counterweighted manual lifting arm barrier, to control vehicle access.

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