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Why Squire’s heavy-duty Stronghold® range is supreme
1st June 2022
Designed, engineered and made in Britain, the Stronghold® brand is Squire’s premium range of extra high security padlocks, padbars, chains, lock and chain sets and keysafes for commercial use. Many highlights are the solid hardened steel lock body, electrophoretic anti-corrosion … Continue reading
Van Guard’s New Hooklock Obtains Secured By Design Certification
1st June 2022
Devon based van lock and security manufacturer, Van Guard Accessories, have joined the UK’s police backed initiative Secured By Design, with their latest ULTI Lock Hooklock attaining another well recognised certification. As a leading British manufacturer of commercial vehicle accessories, … Continue reading
Guide to Smarter Security
1st June 2022
The UK Smart Lock sector is continuing to grow, as more homeowners are introducing connected devices into their homes. And as more smart home devices can now be connected and communicate with each other, there’s an increasing demand for fully … Continue reading
Miracles are not cheap
1st June 2022
…but, “we are with you all the way and in every way” For 12 years Lockdecoders Ltd has been distributing the Miracle range of key machines both in the UK and in several export markets. From the Miracle A5 right … Continue reading
Snickers LiteWork 37.5® Work Shorts – For Cooling Comfort This Summer
1st June 2022
Lightweight Work Shorts – designed to deliver superior comfort and freedom of movement. Great for summer working on site, these lightweight Work Shorts have a street-smart fit with a cool working comfort in warm conditions. They’re made of quick-drying 37.5® … Continue reading
dormakaba opens new branch on historical Midlands site
31st May 2022
Leading provider of access solutions, dormakaba has opened a new branch in the Midlands. The new Willenhall site opened on 1st February and comes part of the specialist supplier’s commitment to providing greater customer reach and support. The Willenhall site … Continue reading
UAP adds horizontal cylinder to Kinetica+ K4 range
18th May 2022
UAP Ltd, the specialist in locks and hardware for windows and doors, has launched a horizontal version of its industry-leading UAP Fullex Kinetica+ K4 3* cylinder, providing even more choice for specifiers looking for exceptional levels of security and ease … Continue reading
Helping housing providers futureproof access control with cost-effective, wireless solutions
18th May 2022
Investment in repairs and maintenance on social housing dropped significantly during the UK’s lockdowns – from £1.9bn in 2020 to £1.6bn in 2021.[1] As the world adapts to a ‘new normal’, activity is already picking up to pre-pandemic levels. But … Continue reading
What ‘stay safe’ meant – and still means – for the safe and security sector
18th May 2022
We have all seen changes to the way people work throughout the Covid pandemic; particularly how many people have made the switch the either fully remote working or flexible/hybrid working. For many different reasons, a large proportion have chosen to … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Door Group calls to raise the standard of fire safety in schools
18th May 2022
Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, is stressing the need for greater awareness of fire safety in education buildings, with a large percentage of fire doors in schools found to be non-compliant while undergoing … Continue reading
Why Battery Support units are Becoming Essential for Locksmiths
18th May 2022
As vehicles become more and more complex and the programming process requiring access to an ever-increasing number of vehicle modules it is now essential for any locksmith to carry a battery support unit. Vehicle modules are powered entirely through the … Continue reading
Strand Hardware MD Scales New Heights
13th May 2022
Strand Hardware MD Steve Marshall is set to put his best foot forward to raise money for charity by undertaking the final lap of the Three Peaks Challenge. He and his team mates are tackling Ben Nevis, ‘the daddy’ of … Continue reading
Superior security from Burg-Wächter’s Profi padlocks
4th May 2022
When it comes to superior security, look no further than the Profi range of cylinder padlocks from leading security specialist, Burg-Wächter. With all models featuring a German made solid brass body and a high number of anti-pick mushroom pins that … Continue reading
Building a safer future
4th May 2022
Douglas Masterson, Technical Manager at the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI), discusses the new measures set out in the Building Safety Bill. Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, (the Hackitt … Continue reading