Hardstaff Barriers (A Division of Hill & Smith Ltd) News

Hardstaff Barriers and Asset VRS remain robust and show good financial results during the COVID-19 pandemic

Figures released by Hill and Smith Holdings PLC, a group that includes UK road and security barrier companies Hardstaff Barriers and Asset VRS, show that the firms remained robust in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The financial results for last year show a robust performance, strong cash generation and positive long-term prospects across the group. Vehicle restraint systems Furthermore, the group has also paid back the 3.6M it received from the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for the...

Hardstaff Barriers launches free expert advice service to protect people and property

Foremost road safety and security barrier specialist, Hardstaff Barriers, has launched a free expert advice service as part of its commitment to protecting people and property. The company, which manufactures and supplies vehicle restraint systems (VRS), hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) barriers, perimeter fencing, concrete security barriers and access gates, has launched the service to share its extensive industry knowledge. Those who need advice on a project, who are keen to know how certain...

Hardstaff Barriers calls on enterprises and business owners to secure their vacant properties effectively during COVID-19 lockdown

Business owners are being urged to ensure that their vacant properties are as safe and secure as possible to protect them from harm during the latest COVID-19 induced lockdown. The warning comes from globally renowned security barrier experts at Hardstaff Barriers, who specialise in protecting premises against squatters, thieves, arsonists and fly-tippers. On January 4, 2021 the UK Government urged people, once again, not to travel to their places of work and to work from home (WFH) if it is po...

Mitigating threats to Critical National Infrastructure from terrorism remains a high priority at International Security Week

As International Security Week (ISWeek), 30 November – 3 December 2020, draws closer, experienced names in the industry are preparing to join together to dissect recent incidents of terrorism and how to combat extremism while protecting national assets. International Security Week The International Security Week marks five years since the shocking series of coordinated terrorist attacks across Paris, France which tragically killed 130 people. Recent incidents in Nice, France and Vienna,...

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...