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ASSA ABLOY UK Specification announces RIBA-accredited seminar on the realities of working in a BIM environment
12th December 2017
ASSA ABLOY UK Specification, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has partnered with RIBA Journal to host a RIBA-accredited seminar on how new thinking around BIM can deliver greater value throughout a project’s … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY tailor security door for high-end residential market
11th December 2017
ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has manufactured a new high-security doorset for upmarket residential developments. Following a surge in demand by architects, specifiers and contractors for high-end residential … Continue reading
No such thing as free lunch?
1st December 2017
Well at Lockex there is! And free parking and a free breakfast sandwich and as much free training as you can fit into the 8th, 9th and 10th June 2018. Hungry for more? Here’s the lowdown on everything you need … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Access Control celebrates 10-year partnership with ACS
23rd November 2017
As it approaches the 10-year anniversary, ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is celebrating its partnership with Access Control Services Ltd. (ACS Ltd.), one of the UK’s leading independent … Continue reading
Darker evenings spark security concerns for younger homeowners
21st November 2017
New research reveals that younger homeowners are more security conscious than those over the age of 65. The research, conducted by HOPPE UK, has shown that three quarters of homeowners aged 18-34 worry about their home security more as the … Continue reading
Are you up to Standard?
20th November 2017
When asked to write an article for Locksmith Magazine I asked: “why me”, followed shortly by “what’s this to do with National Security Inspectorate?”  Many of you will be familiar with NSI as the best known third party certification body … Continue reading
Guidance on fire door safety from the GAI
19th November 2017
Specifiers and manufacturers that provide products relating to fire protection or escape should regularly review their own policies, products and practices. Douglas Masterson, technical manager of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongery (GAI), gives some practical advice on correct and compliant … Continue reading
Creating Clarity Around CE Marking
19th November 2017
Correct fire door hardware can save lives. Building owners and contractors are responsible for ensuring that fire doors have the correct certification, but certification can be quite a tricky subject. There are different bodies, keywords, and standards to be aware … Continue reading
SMARTlock delivers the perfect Eco friendly security
19th November 2017
When the owners of the Eckland Lodge, a new development of Eco-friendly offices based at the Eckland Lodge Business Park near Market Harborough, Northamptonshire, required an efficient access control system across their range of individual office accommodations, the SMARTlock from … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Security Doors makes significant investment in new Salvagnini technology
15th November 2017
ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has invested in a number of new technologies at its Lisburn manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland. Two new Salvagnini systems are set to … Continue reading
The new UNION keyPRIME™ patented master keying system
13th November 2017
UNION, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has launched the new keyPRIME™ patented dimple cylinder platform, with an all-new reversible key design. Through the existing patent protection and with an expected lifetime extension … Continue reading
Delta Security helps Woodbridge High School achieve ‘lockdown’
13th November 2017
Delta Security, the CCTV and access control specialist, has helped Essex-based Woodbridge High School to further enhance the safety of its pupils and staff, with the installation of new swing gates that automatically close and restrict access in the event … Continue reading
The ideal solution to holding open fire doors in schools
12th November 2017
According to the Arson Prevention Forum, there are, on average, 38 school fires per week in the UK creating over £80 million in insured damages each year. Here we examine what schools must do by law to protect staff and … Continue reading
Privacy Door Latch Improves On Traditional Products
12th November 2017
The Pemko Privacy Door Latch is a simpler, more effective and easier installed alternative to a security chain or swing bar. Many hotel guests feel much safer when they are away from home with an additional security device on their … Continue reading