Safe Standing Rail Seating

GL events’ Raptor rail seat is a cost-effective safe standing seat system with an integrated, continuous guardrail that allows for straightforward retrofitting into most existing stadiums as well as brand new stadiums and temporary grandstands. If you’re interested in learning more about Raptor or you’d like a free stadium audit, please submit your details using this form.

Key features include:

  • All-steel galvanised seat support with continuous guardrail

  • Code compliant for height and strength

  • 575-620 mm clearway (exceeds Green Guide specifications)

  • Single seat and shared leg options for cost effective maintenance and repair

  • Retrofit/refurbishment options available

  • Available for temporary or semi-permanent grandstand seating

  • Available with a range of our robust seat styles (Spectrum, Mirage & Vanguard)

Following guidance from the Sports Ground Safety Authority, allowing the use of rail seats for fans to stand or sit safely, the Raptor Rail Seat incorporates a robust metal barrier rail into GL events’ existing seating styles which have a deserved reputation for quality and comfort.

Developed in partnership with KH Stadium Seating, the horizontal rail provides a personal safety barrier for each row of fans, allowing them to stand in a safe environment, with protection from crowd surges and other potentially dangerous behaviour.

Technical Specifications


  • Fabricated steel tubular legs and handrail, hot dip galvanised to BSEN ISO 1461 (1999).
  • Epoxy powdercoat and thermoplastic coatings available on request.
  • A range of colours are available and specific colour matching is available upon request.

Fixing Options

  • Terrace or Riser mount. Leg spacing determined by application.
  • Designed and custom made to match terrace or riser specifications.


  • Variable widths
  • RAL matched club colours
  • Variable rail height
  • Single seat or shared leg options


  • Complies with SGSA Green Guide specifications for spectator accommodation – section 12.
  • Tested by the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) to exceed the minimum imposed load of 2.0 kN/m length.

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