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SafetyFlex Takes Top Award for Second Time

Last updated: Friday, December 20, 2019

A British manufacturer of anti-terrorism bollards has picked up a leading international award for the second year running. Coventry-based Safetyflex Barriers landed the Product of the Year award at the Australian Security Industry Awards for its 9-40 Truckstopper Bollard – the first time any company has won the accolade two years in succession. The award […]

Beninca Makes New Appointment

Last updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Phil Hearley, who has been involved in the gate automation industry for the past four years, has joined the Beninca UK operation as business development manager. His appointment comes as the company opens its new operations hub and is an indication of its intentions to widen its geographical representation within the UK. Having previously been […]

Company Plays Host to DHF Safety Course

Last updated: Monday, November 18, 2019

Beninca UK opened the doors of its new UK operational hub as part of its commitment to making the automated gate industry safer. It was the first time that the company’s Berkshire facility, with its specialist training room, had been used to stage a DHF training day. Beninca transferred to the new Newbury site earlier […]

Control Creates Trusted Learning

Last updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A University of Oxford facility has enhanced its security with the help of a world technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection. Saïd Business School, the University of Oxford’s centre of learning for undergraduate and graduate students in business, management and finance, has replaced its former system with an integrated Gallagher […]

Zedlock Range into the Market

Last updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Gate lock manufacturer Zedlock has launched a range of high security gates. The West Sussex company has designed from the ground-up and included what it describes as ‘a range of innovative security features’. Aimed at securing compounds, driveways and yards where valuable equipment is stored, the core crietria was the desire to create an easy-to-operate […]

Parking Facilities Purchased

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 […]