ATG Access News

ATG Access achieves the international ISO 45001 standard for their commitment to occupational health and safety

ATG Access has achieved the international ISO 45001 standard, having demonstrated an outstanding commitment to occupational health and safety (OH&S) as part of its ongoing ambition to enhance trust and professionalism across the security sector. The manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers has become one of a small number of businesses across the UK to be accredited to the ISO 45001 standard, after undergoing a comprehensive audit of its OH&S processes. Reduced insu...

ATG Access launches industry-first long span swing gate

ATG Access has expanded its physical security portfolio with the launch of the Vulcan Long-Span Gate, the industry’s first manual swing gate with a 12-metre clear opening to be successfully impact-tested to withstand impact from a 7,200kg vehicle travelling at 80kph.   The gate, which has been impacted tested to the IWA 14-1 standard, is effortless in operation, making it ideal for securing large width entrances into critical national infrastructure or busy crowded spa...

ATG Access report reveals that residents are often reluctant to the look of an area after implementing physical security measures

New research has highlighted the importance of striking the right balance between security and aesthetics when securing public spaces, particularly in locations of historic interest or with recognisable design vocabularies. The Future of Urban Design report by ATG Access revealed that a third (32%) of architects, specifiers and urban planners have found that local residents are often reluctant to have the look of an area changed by the implementation of physical security measures. Incorporatin...

ATG Access continues shallow foundation innovations with new launch

ATG Access has unveiled the next generation of shallow foundation technology, having revolutionised the bollard market in 2007 with the release of the first shallow foundation bollard system. The SP400 SM 48 is the latest addition to ATG’s extensive shallow foundation bollard portfolio. Successfully impact-tested to both the BSI PAS 68 and IWA 14-1 standard, it can arrest a 7,500kg vehicle travelling at 48kph and is ideal for securing critical national infrastructure (CNI) and crowded pla...

ATG launches the Bridge Deck Expansion Beam next-gen bridge protection technology for the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

ATG Access has launched the next generation in bridge protection technology: the Bridge Deck Expansion Beam. The system was developed in response to a call to the industry by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure after it identified the need for a hostile vehicle mitigation solution that could span across large bridge expansion joints. The system was developed after the identification of unique characteristics encountered when trying to secure bridge infrastructure from a hos...

ATG Access believes carefully planned security measures central to enabling high streets to flourish in a post COVID-19 world

Carefully planned safety and security measures will be a crucial part of the successful redevelopment of the high streets and city centres as they seek to reinvent themselves post the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, according to security experts, ATG Access. With the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee informed at a January 2021 meeting that the lockdown-induced shift towards online retail will likely be permanent, the high street must move its emphasis away from retail...

ATG Access partners with ESCO to increase sales of hostile vehicle mitigation solutions across Asia

ATG Access, a global innovator of road blockers, bollards and barriers, announces a new partnership with Singapore-based ESCO Pte Ltd, that will strengthen their position as a supplier of hostile vehicle mitigation solutions across Asia. The three-year agreement will grant exclusive rights to ESCO to manufacture, supply, install and maintain ATG Access equipment, enabling ATG Access to strengthen its customer support and product offering in the region. Hostile vehicle mitigation ESCO has exte...

ATG Access’ Surface Guard system provides Birmingham’s bars and restaurants a much needed boost post COVID-19 break

Birmingham’s hospitality businesses have benefited from significantly increased outdoor dining space, following the deployment of ATG Access’ Surface Guard system at a number of locations around Hurst Street. With many businesses struggling as a result of the restrictions placed on public venues by the government, Birmingham City Council was keen to make it possible for people to return to the city’s usually bustling bars and restaurants in a safe, socially distanced way. It r...

ATG Access highlights the risk of rising pedestrianisation in city will make public spaces vulnerable to attack

New research has found that nearly half (49%) of urban design professionals believe that the recent rise of pedestrianisation in city and town centres is making public spaces more vulnerable to attack. The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on urban economies, with local authorities left in the novel position of needing to find ways to encourage people back into city centres. Temporary pedestrianisation of key locations has suddenly become commonplace as a result, offering an eff...

ATG Access announces StronGuard Beam for preventing vehicle ramming attacks and forced entry attempts

An innovative streamlined perimeter security system, capable of stopping a 7,200 kg vehicle travelling at 50 mph, is now available to protect Critical National Infrastructure sites from vehicle ramming attacks and forced entry attempts.    The StronGuard Beam is the latest development in impact-tested perimeter security from ATG Access, the world’s designer and manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers. Impact and forced entry tested The new s...

Hardstaff Barriers install hostile vehicle mitigation system at Harrogate’s Nightingale Hospital in North Yorkshire

Nottingham-based manufacturer and supplier of protective systems, Hardstaff Barriers announced that it has completed the installation of a hostile vehicle mitigation system at the site of the Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The hospital is one of a series of temporary facilities which have been built around the United Kingdom to add additional bed capacity to the NHS (National Health Service) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Linear surface-mounted concrete security barriers A...

ATG Access protects Nightingale Hospital with hostile vehicle mitigation solution

Manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers, ATG Access, has committed resources to protect hospitals across the country from external threats amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Through its partnership with deployment partner, event protection business Crowdguard, ATG’s hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) solution, Surface Guard, has been installed to protect the temporary 500-bed London Nightingale Hospital built at the ExCel Centre, London. Potential security vulnerabi...

ATG Access launches the slim and shallow Populus bollard system

The manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers, ATG Access has launched the latest generation in bridge protection systems, unveiling its Populus Bollard system to a range of customers, security experts and civil engineering specifiers.  This is the second bridge security system the company has brought to market making it the only supplier with multiple systems currently available. This new solution is a short, shallow and slim solution available in cu...

ATG Access and Bespoke launch new website to assist international expansion ambitions

Preston digital agency, Bespoke has launched a new website for ATG Access to help the Haydock-headquartered security solutions company to significantly grow its international sales. Established 1989, ATG Access is now part of HS Security group of companies, specialising in highly advanced temporary and permanent physical security solutions in both urban and industrial environments, mainly aimed at tackling threats posed by international terrorism. Tackling threats posed by international terror...

ATG Access provides perimeter protection to Jewel complex at Singapore’s Changi Airport

The prestigious Jewel complex at Singapore’s Changi Airport is receiving the highest standards of perimeter protection, thanks to the manufacturer of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barriers, ATG Access. Singapore's Changi Airport, which has scooped the title of the world's best airport for seven years running, has strengthened its position with the launch of Jewel – a mixed-use, lifestyle hub for visitors. Taking more than four years and $1.25 billion to build, Jewel covers 1.4...

Security brand HS Security by ATG Access and Hill & Smith Holdings displays solutions at International Security Expo 2019

ATG Access announces it will be joining with other Hill & Smith Holdings PLC-owned companies to form a new security brand - HS Security. With the creation of HS Security, Hill & Smith aims to utilise the strength of its new and expanding security portfolio, in order to become a serious global supplier of holistic security schemes. ATG Access, the provider of bollards, barriers and road blockers, is one of a number of prestigious UK security companies recently acquired by the internation...

ATG Access partners with Bega Lighting UK and launched an aesthetic sleeve at Security and Policing 2019

ATG Access, an innovator of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, has announced a new partnership with light engineering specialist Bega Lighting UK. The German firm has been mastering the engineering behind internal and external lighting for over 70 years, and has joined up with security experts ATG Access on an engineering-led project to bring a lighting solution to the security market. Coming together to produce an ‘illuminated aesthetic sleeve,’ the two businesse...

ATG Access promotes Iain Moran to sales and marketing director following recent success

Innovator of road blocker, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, ATG Access, has promoted Iain Moran to sales and marketing director. Having worked at ATG Access for the past 18 years, Iain is hugely experienced and has helped to shape the company’s success in the UK and internationally, including in Australia and the USA. As part as his new role, Iain will lead a team of eleven to deliver ambitious growth targets, both internationally and in the UK, as the business continues to expand an...

ATG Access partners with Crowdguard to deploy its Surface Guard hostile vehicle mitigation solution

ATG Access, the innovator of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, announces a new partnership with event protection business Crowdguard. As part of the partnership, Crowdguard will be deploying Surface Guard, ATG’s latest pioneering, hostile vehicle mitigation solution, to secure temporary or semi-permanent events across the UK. Designed in response to the recent surge in vehicular attacks across Europe, a Surface Guard barrier can withstand the impact of a 7,200kg vehicle...

ATG Access reaps the benefits of launching advanced hostile vehicle mitigation solution, Surface Guard

ATG Access, an innovator of road blocker, bollards and vehicle barrier systems is thriving internationally thanks to the launch of Surface Guard, a pioneering, new hostile vehicle mitigation solution. Surface Guard vehicle mitigation solution  After its successful launch in the UK last year, Surface Guard has now been deployed in a number of overseas territories including France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Japan, Australia and America. The surface mounted security solution has pro...

Zaun’s HVM-based ImpaktFence and CorruSec SR3 fencing at UK Security Expo 2017

Innovation and collaboration remain to the fore for multi-award-winning perimeter protection systems group Zaun as it unveiled new products and partnerships at the UK Security Expo (UKSec). Zaun unveiled two brand new products, a new accredited installer and the latest integration of subsidiary EyeLynx’s video management software (VMS) with a channel partner’s access control system. The collaborations enable the steel mesh systems manufacturer to get its products to market, leaving i...

New ATG Access vehicle barrier system set to make streets safer following terrorist attacks

A British-designed road block system, which can withstand the force of a 5,500lbs vehicle travelling at 30mph, is headed to the United States in response to last week’s New York City terrorist attack in Manhattan. ATG Access Surface Guard Surface Guard has been developed by ATG Access, an innovator of bollard and vehicle barrier systems. Surface Guard is the first system of its kind designed to protect pedestrians from targeted vehicle attacks, and meets the latest international standard...