Wire balustrade kits – DIY cut and fit

Select the length – remember, you will need a bit extra so you can cut to the exact length between your posts – and the number of wires required below to see the price for your full kit. Don’t forget, you’ll need wire cutters – add to your basket here if you don’t already have a pair!

We also supply made to measure wire balustrade kits, where we supply wires finished to your measurements, ready for you to install. This is ideal if you have already fitted your posts – click here if this would suit you better!



If you want to fit your wires and posts at the same time, but don’t yet know your exact measurements, our DIY wire balustrade kits are ideal.

We supply a wire with a factory-fitted ball fitting on one end which you can cut to the exact length you need, before finishing with a DIY ball end fitting and then installing.

Remember, we offer free UK shipping on all orders

Based on our best-selling stainless steel wire balustrade kits, our DIY version allows you to adjust the length of your wires to a perfect fit – ideal if you haven’t fitted the posts yet, or just want to avoid the pressure of measuring correctly first time!

When your DIY wire balustrade kit arrives, it is really easy to install; all you need is wire cutters (add a pair to your basket here), a drill, a screwdriver, a spanner – and a tape measure!

Each kit contains enough to install a single wire:

  • 1 x 4mm stainless steel wire cable (ordered in fixed lengths, see the drop-down menu, up to a maximum single length of 10m) with a factory-fitted ball fitting on one end
  • 2 x socket fittings and screws
  • 1 x DIY ball fitting

Typical uses of DIY wire balustrades

  • Deck cables
  • Balcony safety wires
  • Staircase cable rail / balustrade wire infill

Benefits of using stainless steel wire balustrades

  • Easy to install, our wire balustrade kits can be fitted in minutes using just a drill, screwdriver and spanner – our self-fit kits also need wire cutters
  • Extremely versatile
  • Minimal visual impact
  • Stainless steel wire infill provides an economic and low maintenance option for guarding on terraces and decking
  • Provide a transparent and elegant wire banister cable solution with minimal visual impact

Stainless steel wire balustrades vs glass balustrades

  • Low maintenance: unlike glass balustrade, the marine grade 316 stainless steel wires do not need to be cleaned regularly
  • Limited glare compared to many glass deck balustrade systems, with minimal reflection from evening sunlight which would otherwise obscure your view


It must not be possible to pass a 4″ sphere through the gap between balustrade wires.  We would recommend a maximum spacing of 95mm between wires.  There are also requirements to prevent small children from climbing cable rails in certain circumstances.  We are unable to advise on any regulatory aspects and recommend you check with your local building control officer if you are in any doubt.

How to buy a DIY wire balustrade kit

To buy one of our DIY wire balustrade kits online, simply pick the length of wire closest to your requirements from the drop-down menu. We will ship the components and wire to you within 2-3 days (there may be a delay at busy times – please check your order confirmation), ready for you to cut to size on-site before fitting.

We also supply wire balustrade kits made to measure, so you just have to fit the wires – click here if this would suit you better!

If you have any more questions about our wire balustrade kits, please contact the Wire Design team!

Installation Guide

Click here to view and download the installation guide for your DIY cut and fit balustrade.


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