Perimeter Protection

Security measures should complement aesthetic

New research has highlighted the importance of striking the right balance between security and aesthetics when securing public spaces, particularly in locations of historic interest or with recognisable design vocabularies. The Future of Urban Design report by ATG Access revealed that a third (32%) of architects, specifiers and urban planners have found that local residents…

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Speedy invests £1.6m to support events as industry re-opens

Equipment hire and services provider Speedy, has invested £1.6 million in new fencing and ground protection equipment to support the events industry as it plans to re-open in line with the Governments roadmap out of lockdown. With the investment, Speedy has made 90,000 more units of fencing panels and ground protection mats available for delivery…

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Reopening High Streets Safely with Crowdguard

With the dismal winter weather and fatigue from complying with so many restrictions and rule changes for so many months, businesses and communities alike are finding the second lockdown even more challenging than the first. But funding is available that can help local authorities to implement measures that will help improve consumer confidence and safely…

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Frontier Pitts achieve world first

Secured by Design (SBD) member company Frontier Pitts has become the first company to achieve the LPCB certification for an HVM Bi-folding Gate to both the international standard for vehicle resistance (IWA14) and forced entry protection (LPS1175). The Terra Bi-folding Gate is the first and only HVM product to be listed in the Red Book…

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Vaylia: Designing and building security projects

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Vaylia, protector of G8 conferences, nuclear summits and more, is one of the latest companies to join Secured by Design (SBD), the UK’s official police security initiative. Capable of working on projects of all sizes up to the largest in the UK and internationally, Vaylia’s services range from consulting and specification through to installation, testing…

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Gatwick Airport re-opens with anti-drone technology

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Gatwick Airport re-opened following 36 hours of disruption caused by multiple drone sightings in the vicinity of the UK’s second busiest airport. While the rouge drones and their pilots remained undiscovered, the airport was able to re-open thanks to the addition of extra anti-drone technology measures to counter the threat. According to the British Airline…

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ATG Access records a record year for profit and revenue

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ATG Access has reported a record-breaking year for turnover and profitability. In the last financial year (2017/18), turnover has increased by 12%, taking it from £15.6 million to £17.5 million. Profit before tax (EBITDA) has nearly doubled, increasing from £805,000 in 16/17 to £1.546 million in 17/18, due to the company’s continued expansion both in the UK…

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Harper Chalice expands its dealer network with Binns

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British manufacturer and supplier of electronic and electrified perimeter security systems, Harper Chalice, has added to its dealer network with what it describes as “one of its most prestigious signing to date”.   The company has secured prison perimeter systems installer Binns Fencing as an authorised dealer of its high security defence and detection systems…

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