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Parking Facilities to Team with Barkers After Purchase

Last updated: Monday, September 30, 2019

Hill and Smith Holdings PLC announce the acquisition of Parking Facilities. Parking Facilities are one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of parking control equipment. Designing and manufacturing custom built gates and automatic barriers at their facility in Staffordshire. Based on the outskirts of Tamworth, Parking Facilities now becones part of Barkers Fencing, ATG Access, Bristorm, […]

Gallagher Security Beefs up UK Sales

Last updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

A global manufacturer of perimeter systems and access control products has beefed up its UK and Europe sales team with the two appointments boasting 33 years of industry experience between them. Gallagher Security has hired Matt Jones as business development manager (BDM) for London and the South East and Steve Natton, who takes on a technical […]

Turnstile Aims to Hit Government Threat Targets

Last updated: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Lancashire based Security Solutions Northern has responded to the latest British Government guidelines to ‘place effective physical security of an asset by multi-layering different high security measures’ with terrorism levels still at ‘severe’. With that in mind Security Solutions looked to build on the success of its industry known SSTS 4000 turnstile, offering a robust, […]

DHF Challenges Industry

Last updated: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Major trade organisation DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has called on the industry to ‘do better’ with regards to training and compliance, following the death of a six-year-old boy who was crushed to death by an automated gate. The incident took place in an underground carpark on Leylands Road, Leeds, on 31 October 2015, and […]

Gate Company is Fined over Death

Last updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

An electric gate company has been fined after a six-year-old boy was fatally crushed whilst playing on a sliding gate installed by the company. Leeds Crown Court heard how, on 31 October 2015, the boy was playing with friends on the gate of an underground car park on Leylands Road, Leeds, pushing it open and […]

Free Audit Tool for Gallagher Customers

Last updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A free cyber audit tool has been released to its customers by a global technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection, in what it believes is an industry first. Gallagher Security has unveiled its Security Health Check (SHC) tool to help its customers identify and understand potential vulnerabilities within their security system. […]

Gallagher’s Latest Release Hits the Market

Last updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

A global technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection has unveiled the latest release of its iconic site management software. Gallagher Security expects the new release to simplify the lives of site operators and their staff like never before. Command Centre v8.10 introduces a range of features and enhancements that […]

ATG Access Link with Crowdguard

Last updated: Monday, June 3, 2019

ATG Access, the Merseyside based manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, has established a new partnership with event protection business Crowdguard. As part of the partnership, Crowdguard will be using Surface Guard, ATG’s latest  hostile vehicle mitigation solution, to secure temporary or semi-permanent events across the UK. Designed in response to the […]

New Gate Safety Fear

Last updated: Sunday, May 12, 2019

A national survey undertaken by Gate Safe, which reviewed more than 100 automated gates in a commercial setting, has revealed that over 90% of the installations reviewed were deemed unsafe and failed to meet the agreed safety protocol for an automated gate. The survey included 49 sliding and 65 swing gates and while the safety […]

Gallagher Seeks Channel Partners

Last updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A global access control and perimeter security brand is recruiting new channel partners to distribute and install its product range – and is using a major new exhibition to step up the hunt. Gallagher Security (Europe) will devote its stand (SE163) at The Security Event from 9-11 April 2019 at The NEC Birmingham to sign […]