Category Archives: Safety & Security


Securikey has once again used its expertise to fill a niche in the market with the brand new Euro Vault Gas Strut. This innovative top-opening safe offers the perfect security solution for applications whereby a safe would ideally be situated beneath seats or floors, such as in caravans and boats, or to meet specific criteria in commercial buildings such as hotels and hostels.

BlazeMaster® CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems

A sprinkler system that has proven its efficiency in the protection of lives and buildings globally is the BlazeMaster fire sprinkler system, utilising CPVC pipes and fittings. CPVC stands for chlorinated polyvinylchloride and is a plastic material which was developed originally in the 1950’s.


ASSA ABLOY is celebrating 20 years of developing innovative solutions for a range of high profile projects, from universities to hospitals and castles to canals.


Security Doors, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has designed, supplied and installed over 700 steel doorsets at Canary Wharf.


Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, has secured a contract to supply products for Birmingham Dental Hospital & School of Dentistry – the UK’s first new integrated dental hospital and school for nearly 40 years.


ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has supplied a range of products that mitigate patient risk to a new West Midlands mental health facility.

Oak House, based in Tipton, provides a specialist 24 hour nursing service for men and women with mental health disabilities. The Camino healthcare facility features bedrooms, bedsits, assisted bathrooms and meeting rooms, which have all been designed to accommodate challenging residents who require a high level of care.


SmartPly SiteProtect was utilised as hoarding to protect the public from the essential works carried out at Putney Bridge, London. The hoarding, which was erected during the repairs, separated the site from the public thoroughfare, enabling the pedestrians and traffic to stay safe before the full reopening of the bridge on the 26th September.


ASSA ABLOY UK is supplying products to an environmentally friendly motorway service station that has been designed to reflect the local landscape.  

Gloucester Services is based in the Cotswold countryside, on the edge of an area of outstanding natural beauty and great care has been taken to minimise the environmental impact of the development and to preserve the views from the surrounding area. The buildings and petrol station are covered in grass and local stone has been extensively used, it is hoped the project will achieve BREEAM Excellent rating.  


Manchester Central Library has been supplied with innovative Aperio® wireless locking technology from ASSA ABLOY, Access Control, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions. 

The Manchester City Council (MCC) building is the biggest public lending library in Britain after Birmingham’s; it celebrated its 80th birthday this year, but appears much older due to its rotunda structure, derived from Pantheon Rome. The Grade II* listed library recently reopened after a £50 million makeover, which saw the introduction of a gaming area, a children’s library modelled on The Secret Garden and a 300-seater reading room.

Keylex locks help keep Epsom College Students safe

Keylex digital mechanical locks have been supplied by Relcross to Epsom College for a number of years. Some have been fitted to the living quarters for boarding students so that only those living in a particular house have access.

An easily changed number code negates the need for issuing keys to everyone with the potential security risk from lost or stolen keys. A number code, like a simple PIN number, also has the advantage of being with you at all times, once remembered.

Survey shows importance of safety

Supermarkets, hospitals, stations and schools have all featured on a list of places Brits would consider suing should they take a tumble while on the premises.

A new survey by safety flooring experts Tarkett polled 1,000 people and ties in with the expansion of the company’s popular Safetred range.

Abloy CLIQ Now With Mobile PD Updater

CLIQ Remote from security expert Abloy UK, is now available with a new mobile PD updater unit, as shown recently at IFSEC 2014 in London.

Web-based security management solution, Abloy CLIQ Remote, allows for the remote management of disparate or large electronic master-keyed sites at any time, from anywhere in the world.

Abloy To Showcase CLIQ At IFSEC

Security expert Abloy UK is showcasing its ABLOY CLIQ Remote system with the new mobile PD updater unit at IFSEC 2014. Experts will also be on hand to offer advice to security professionals on compliance and key control.

Alboy Locks in London

Security expert Abloy UK celebrated the opening of its new London showroom, located at The Building Centre on Store Street, at a launch party on the 13th May. The event was a great success with select members of the press and clients in attendance.

Abloy to showcase compliant security solutions at IFSEC

ASSA ABLOY, the largest global supplier of intelligent lock and security solutions, responsible for one in every 10 lock and security installations worldwide, is focusing on innovation on Stand D1700 in Hall S17 at IFSEC 2014 (Excel, London, UK from 17-19 June, 2014.)

Abloy UK to Showcase Locking Solutions at New London Showroom

Security expert Abloy UK is delighted to announce the opening of its new London Showroom, located at The Building Centre on Store Street from 14th May.

The launch of the showroom at The Building Centre coincides with Abloy’s 50th anniversary, and will feature Abloy’s market-leading products such as electric locks, CLIQ Remote and compliant access controlled door solutions.

Athletic Nautical Club of Glyfada, Athens, Greece

Heronrib barefoot matting, manufactured in the UK by the matting division at Plastic Extruders Ltd, is being used to keep the local swimming and water polo teams safe from slipping accidents at the natatorium in Glyfada, part of the Athletic Nautical Club of Glyfada, Athens, Greece.

Heslington West Campus, University of York

Kee Systems, a leading supplier of Kee Klamp® fittings, has provided the University of York with an effective safety solution for a 45 year old footbridge across the largest plastic bottomed lake in Europe which links the north and south sides of its Heslington West Campus.

Rolling Fire Curtain ‘Fibreroll EW120’

Bolton Gate Company, the acknowledged leader in the field of rolling fire door technology, is pleased to introduce the enhanced design Fibreroll EW120 Rolling Fire Curtain.

System 3 keeps M & S customers safe

System 3 perimeter safety barriers have been installed by Berry Systems at the award winning Marks and Spencer Car Park, Cheshire Oaks. Designed by Aukett Fitzroy, the 950 space car park was built by Simons Developments of Lincoln and continues the environmental theme of the adjoining store. This is evident in features such as living walls and the electric vehicle charging points.

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain: A world leading manufacturer of fire glass for the building sector

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain is a world leading manufacturer of fire glass for the building sector. With over 30 years of specialised experience, we have built a solid reputation for delivering cost effective, multifunctional glass of exceptional quality and effectiveness.

Hills Road, Cambridge

Safesite Ltd has installed KeeLine horizontal life line and Mobile Man Anchor systems at the newly refurbished 90 Hills Road, Cambridge in order to allow safe access to the roof areas for general maintenance purposes.

Titon launches new high security door cylinder

With homeowners looking to increase the security of their properties, Titon has added the new Endure 3-Star anti-manipulation Euro profile door cylinder to its extensive range of hardware. The new product is BSI Kitemarked to the TS007 standard and has the maximum 3-Star security grade, in line with DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) and GGF (Glass & Glazing Federation) requirements.  

New Website Gives Clear View Of Promat Securiglass Products And Services

Promat UK has annouced the launch of a new website which gives full details of the wide range of fire-resistant glazing, security, blast-resistant and safety glass available from its Promat Securiglass division. The move follows Promat’s recent acquisition of Yorkshire-based C3S Securiglass, which has long been one of the UK’s leading suppliers in this area.

Fakro range of flat roof windows combine energy efficiency and added security

Fakro’s new range of flat roof windows includes models with clear and opaque polycarbonate domes as well as a dome-free option. All offer excellent thermal qualities as their multi-chamber PVC frames are filled with polystyrene insulation.

Hochiki Europe expands CPD portfolio with new wireless fire detection course

Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, has announced the introduction of its latest Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course, Hybrid Wireless Fire Detection – The Standards & Technologies.

Sentrii Pro Gate Locks

Sentrii Pro Gate Locks A professional and stylish range of gatelocks designed built in the UK.

Dollymixtures Nursery, Stafford

Inta’s anti-scald Kindergarten taps are proving to be a hit with tiny tots, after Stafford-based nursery Dollymixtures had its washrooms fitted out with quirky character taps from the company’s Kindergarten range.

Carl F Groupco launches CFGLock+

As part of Carl F Groupco’s growth as a leading player in the UK hardware market, the company has launched the CFGLock+. The cable restrictor, which meets CE test standards, is designed to increase safety by restricting how far windows open to reduce the risk of accidental falls.

Berry Brisafe System at East Marketgait, Dundee

Berry Systems’ innovative Brisafe wire rope safety barrier has been installed at the new, 500 space East Marketgait car park in Dundee.