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How to secure your property or land with a Portcullis Automation gate

PortculisAutomationGatePortcullis Automation Gate, whether it be commercial or residential, we all worry about the threat of theft. Avoiding such crimes can be an ominous challenge for many property and land owners.

Burglaries and vehicle theft are reportedly on the rise in the UK in 2017 and this should be a warning for everyone, including businesses. With UK crime previously on the decline over the last twenty years, many people may be guilty of resting on their laurels regarding security however that twenty year decline is now forecast to end. Continue reading...

Cova Security Gates wins Manufacturing Business of the Year 2017 and celebrates three decades of success

Cova_SecurityCova Security Gates, the leading manufacturer of quality perimeter security equipment, has been awarded Manufacturing Business of the Year 2017 at the prestigious Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. Being recognised for its continued innovation and commitment to customer service in this way comes at a significant time for Cova, with the company celebrating its 30th year in business. Continue reading...

Heald Ltd launch the new innovative Evolution Bollard

HEALDBOLLARDSOn September 1st 2015 – East Yorkshire firm Heald Ltd proudly launched the new and innovative HT1-Evolution high security rising bollard.

The unique design of the Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) bollard means it can be installed at a depth only slightly greater than the height of the actual bollard itself with no loss of protection.

The one metre rising bollard requires an excavation depth of just 1.1 metres but is strong enough to stop a 7.2 tonne truck travelling at 64 kph (40 mph). Continue reading...

Heard Launches Unique New Em Anti Terrorist Security Bollard

Heald Anti Terrorist Security Bollard H1 EvolutionEast Yorkshire firm Heald Ltd today proudly announces the launch of its innovative new HT1-Evolution high security Anti Terrorist Security Bollard. 

The unique design of the Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) bollard means it can be installed at a depth only slightly greater than the height of the actual bollard itself with no loss of protection.

The one metre rising bollard requires an excavation depth of just 1.1 metres but is strong enough to stop a 7.2 tonne truck travelling at 64 kph (40 mph) Continue reading...

Procter Automatic Security Gates launches new specification checking service for architects and specifiers

Security Gates Procter gate hazardsProcter Automatic Security Gates, a UK leader in the design, manufacture and installation of automatic swing, sliding, telescopic and bi-folding gates, is launching a free specification checking service for architects and specifiers. This service will help to ensure that new powered gates comply with all current safety standards and Continue reading...

Three Tests, Three Passes for Heald’s Surface Mount Sliding Bollard System.

Surface Mount Sliding BollardHeald’s HT1-Matador3 and HT1-Matador4 surface mounted sliding Bollard automated systems achieved PAS68:2010 zero penetration classification no less than three times in recent crash tests.
The system is available in two models: HT1-Matador3 and HT1-Matador4. Both comprise of two static outer bollards; the HT1-Matador3 has a single inner sliding bollard, and the HT1-Matador4 has two inner sliding bollards. Continue reading...

Heald to exhibit at ASIS International 2012

Heald t ASIS InternationalWe are pleased to announce that Heald Ltd are attending this year’s ASIS International exhibition at the Pennsylvania Centre, Philadelphia between 10-13 September 2012.
Our manufacturing partners in the USA, Ross Security Systems, will be exhibiting our shallow mount HT1-Raptor system as well as showcasing our other systems such Continue reading...

The Surface Mounted Fixed Bollard Matador Stands its Ground Again

Surface Mounted Fixed Bollard HT1-Matador3

Surface Mounted Fixed Bollard
The latest innovation by Heald the HT1-Matador has now had its fixed bollard tested, the same impact test was undertaken on one of the single fixed bollards.

The test comprised of one of the HT1-Matador’s end bollards being crash tested at a 45 degree angle, it successfully arrested the vehicle with zero penetration and zero dispersion. Continue reading...

Age Proves No Barrier For APT Flexible Bollards

Flexible BollardAPT Security Systems, the high-end specialist security integrator, has created a bespoke version of its Flexible Bollards Range to complement the existing bollards installed by Southend Council for various road safety applications.

The Essex council had been using another supplier for the bollard installed on pavements to protect kerbs, pedestrian crossings and car park entrances, but was Continue reading...

The Strong Arm of High-Security Barriers

Tests confirm Avon Barrier Company’s latest rising-arm anti-terrorist security barriers are the strongest manufactured to-date

Avon Barrier Company has launched its latest rising arm barrier – the EB1400CR Trojan which is also the strongest barrier of its type it has designed and manufactured to-date. The barrier has been specifically developed to meet threats posed by extreme Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) attack and offers one of the highest levels of protection available anywhere in the world, states Avon Barrier Company. Continue reading...

New Venture Brings Bavak Proven Vehicle Access Control Technology to the UK

BavakA new joint venture between Bavak BV and ParkSecure has been launched to bring a new range of perimeter security and access control technologies and specialist support services to installers and end-users throughout the UK and Ireland.

The Dutch security group Bavak BV already has a large installed-base Europe-wide, with gates, barriers and blockers protecting a number of high profile military and government sites. Continue reading...

Plantscape bids to foil ram raids and terror attacks with a new security planter

security planterThe UK’s leading supplier of floral features is helping to save lives and protect property after developing a security planter capable of stopping vehicles carrying out ram attacks. Plantscape, based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, has successfully tested a new version of its self-watering planter to the BSI PAS 68 standard after it withstood a horizontal impact test involving a 2.5 ton Toyota Hilux pickup travelling at 64km/h (40mph). Continue reading...

Physical Security Product of the Year 2010 – Terra Mount Blocker – Frontier Pitts

Physical Security Product Of The Year!Physical Security Product Of The Year! The Terra Mount Blocker is part of the Anti Terra range which is the complete range of counter terror equipment. The Anti Terra range has been successfully impact tested in accordance with BSi PAS 68, stopping 7500kg travelling at 50mph (80kmph). The requirements of the BSi PAS 68 standard surpasses those of the Department of State test standard SD-STD-2.01 Revision A, Certification Class K12, which has now been superseded by the ASTM standard F2656. The Terra Gate, Terra Blocker, Terra Bollards & Terra V Gate continued to operate after the crash test impact. Continue reading...

APT Takes Executive Decision on New Barrier Range

APT BarrierA brand new ŒExecutive¹ range of reliable, fast acting barrier specifically designed for the most prestigious installations has been launched by APT Security Systems (part of the APT Controls group), the high-end integrator for high-performance vehicle access systems.
With its Executive range, APT believes it is meeting a very real need in the market, according to General Manager Chris Rowlands: ³Barriers of course have a practical function in controlling traffic flows and preventing unauthorised entry onto site,² he says. ³But that does not mean they cannot be designed to blend with the surrounding area, or reflect on the quality of the premises they are there to protect. Continue reading...




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