Abloy UK News

Abloy UK and Barry Brothers safeguard communal garden in Kensington with CLIQ Go access control system

Abloy UK and security company Barry Brothers have supplied and installed a CLIQ Go electronic cylinder solution to a communal garden in Kensington, London to provide its subscribers with reliable and secure access. The garden’s previous access control system had proven to be unreliable, at times allowing members of the public unauthorised access which often resulted in damage in the area. Also, previous subscribers had maintained ingress and egress to the garden by retaining their key aft...

Abloy UK promotes dynamic lockdown access control systems for retail sector

Security expert Abloy UK is highlighting the importance of access control systems that offer dynamic lockdown, following recent reports that retail stores are being advised by counter-terror police launching the Protect and Prepare campaign, to develop emergency contingency plans recommending a 'sixty second' security checklist to avoid panic during reports of terror attacks. High street shops throughout the country hit their busiest period during Christmas. With large numbers of people around,...

Abloy UK launches Escape Door System with intelligent control to ensure safety in emergency situations

Security expert Abloy UK launches an innovative Escape Door System (EDS) that offers easy access and egress while ensuring compliance, security and the ability to implement dynamic lockdown procedures. With the EDS, it is now possible to provide a compliant solution for an escape door when read-in / read-out access control is specified, combining the three components required for BS EN 13637 (electronically controlled escape door systems for doors along escape routes). Intelligent Control The...

ABLOY discuss security access improvements across hospitals at Health & Care Innovation Expo 2018

Security expert Abloy UK is inviting healthcare professionals to stand 239 at the Health & Care Innovation Expo 2018, to discuss innovative technologies that improve key management and security across all areas of hospital estates. Held at Manchester Central, the Health & Care Innovation Expo is the biggest NHS-led event in the calendar, running for two days on 5 and 6 September 2018.  The healthcare environment can be extremely demanding, with pressure to fulfil compliance, impro...

Abloy UK expands team to strengthen products and customer service teams

Security expert Abloy UK has recruited four new team members to boost its team, supporting the growing demand for Abloy products and ensuring excellent customer service across the business. Michael Clarke-Booth has been appointed as Product Support Engineer. He is a qualified Architectural Ironmonger and time served Bench Locksmith, boasting 27 years of experience in the Locksmiths market sector. Michael will be supporting product specification and utilisation throughout the UK and Irish market...

ABLOY UK launches integrated thinking discussion paper

Abloy UK has launched a new discussion paper which outlines the potential for system integration in the critical national infrastructure sphere and assesses the vast scope of benefits that could be achieved from a truly integrated way of operating. UK CNI organisations Pip Courcoux, Sales and Product Manager - CLIQ Systems, said: “With an ever-growing population and greater sustainability and efficiency targets, UK critical national infrastructure (CNI) organisations are under more press...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase integrated security and access control technology solutions at IFSEC 2018

Taking place from 19 – 21 June at ExCeL London, visitors to stand F320 in Hall S7 will discover the latest innovations to help ‘access smarter thinking’. Solutions from leading brands, including ASSA ABLOY Access Control, Abloy and Traka, will cover access control, identification technology, entrance automation and integrated security solutions. As Europe’s largest security exhibition celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, IFSEC International is ideally suited to ASS...

Abloy UK to demonstrate CLIQ technology at IFSEC 2018

Held on 19 - 21 June 2018 at ExCeL London, IFSEC International is Europe's leading security event and the only global stage committed to the future of integrated security. Located in the Borders and Infrastructure area of the exhibition on stand H328, Abloy will be demonstrating the capabilities of its CLIQ technology. CLIQ is a web-based system that integrates a mechanical master key system with electronics that require no external power source, providing precise and cost-effective control ov...

ABLOY UK's PROTEC2 CLIQ electromechanical cylinders ensure door security at Kensington's Design Museum

Security expert Abloy UK has supplied the Design Museum in Kensington, London, with over 56 PROTEC2 CLIQ electromechanical cylinders to secure doors within the building and form part of a security system that protects high value assets and exhibits. The Design Museum is an innovative new exhibition centre showcasing a number of design features. The building is 10,000 square metres with over 100 staff working at any given time in the building’s three galleries, restaurant, café and...

Abloy UK relaunches Foundations Plus course specifying requirements for electronic access control locking

Security expert Abloy UK has relaunched its popular Abloy Foundations Plus course, which covers minimum performance standards, Dynamic Lockdown and the Constructions Product Regulations. The Foundations course covers the majority of standards applicable to doorsets - from hinges to door selectors - and helps delegates to understand the needs of a door, from its location within the building to the purpose the door must fulfil. The Foundations Plus course is an advanced add-on to the Foundations...

ABLOY UK's Hillsborough BR4 ballistic doors secure London’s O2 Arena

Abloy UK has supplied the O2 Arena in London with Hillsborough BR4 ballistic doors. The aim was to enhance the security of the venue as well as offering protection to its occupants from specialised weapons or gun fire. The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in south east London. It has the second highest seating capacity of any indoor venue in the UK and in 2015, the arena was the busiest music arena in the world in terms of ticket sales, handling 1,819,487 tickets. This presents...

ABLOY UK unveils CLIQ GO App for remote security management

Security expert Abloy UK has launched the new CLIQ Go App, designed to allow small to medium sized organisations to remotely manage their security from wherever they are, keeping their business secure ‘on the go’. Managing a business today comes with many security challenges and the needs of the business may be constantly changing and evolving with time. For instance, staff leaves, new staff joins, lost keys and changing of access rights. CLIQ Go App The CLIQ Go App moves security...