Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has supplied a number of high security steel doorsets to Network Rail for the upgrade of its remote signal rooms. The project was commissioned through Kent-based trade customer Taylor Refit, who removed the existing doors and installed new high security steel doorsets certified to LPS 1175 security ratings from the Powershield range. Network Rail specified that the high security doors supplied needed to offer maximum protection to the remote rooms The upgrade comes as part of Network Rail’s plan to heighten the security level to its signal rooms following the recent vandalism. High security doors for Network Rail Network Rail specified that the high security doors supplied needed to offer maximum protection to the remote rooms, whilst also providing a cost-effective solution. ABLOY Protec cylinders were also incorporated into the specialist locks throughout the sites. Due to the easy-to-install products, Taylor Refit was able to remove and install the security doors in just one day, resulting in minimal disruption to services. Superior security doorsets Chris Cole, Area Sales Manager (SE & London) for Door Group, ASSA ABLOY EMEA comments: “We are delighted that Network Rail gave us the opportunity to provide superior security doorsets to this project and we hope to build on our relationship in the future. We had to ensure that the doorsets we were supplying offered maximum security, as per the customer’s specifications" "We pride ourselves on supplying high quality products and we work closely with our customers to understand their specific requirements and to provide specialist and tailored solutions. We had to ensure that the doorsets we were supplying offered maximum security, as per the customer’s specifications.” Door Group’s work with Network Rail follows a number of high-profile contracts with Transport for London and Crossrail Limited. Brian Sofley, Managing Director for Door Group, added: “We pride ourselves on our portfolio of well-respected clients that choose to work with us time and time again. We attribute this to our comprehensive service offering and expert advice throughout each project.”
Canary Wharf Contractors Ltd has selected ASSA ABLOY Security Doors to supply and install over 600 steel doorsets, including personnel and fire doors. The doors supplied will be installed in the basement areas of the mixed-use development space and prepared for future access control requirements. Peter Mather, Project Manager at Canary Wharf Contractors, said: “ASSA ABLOY Security Doors was selected as it provided an integrated manufacture, delivery and installation of doorsets and ironmogery that suited the technical and architectural needs of the project.” “This integration gives us comfort of compatibility and certification, while also allowing the future proofing of the doorsets for later requirements.”This integration gives us comfort of compatibility and certification, while also allowing the future proofing of the doorsets for later requirements" High-end ironmongery application from Skyline range The order features high-end ironmongery from the ASSA ABLOY Skyline range, combining sleek aesthetics with functionality and ergonomics. This makes it suitable for applications in modern buildings, particularly those for commercial use. Located east on the Canary Wharf estate, the New District is built around a 211-metre, 57-story cylindrical residential skyscraper designed by Herzog & de Meuron. Alongside residential properties, the development space incorporates commercial office space, as well as retail and amenity spaces. The production of the steel doorsets from ASSA ABLOY Security Doors is underway, with installation expected to take place throughout 2018. Highest standards of security and fire safety Chris Cole, Area Sales Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: “We were one of four companies initially nominated by the Adamson Associates Architects. We understand how crucial it is for a project of this scale to ensure the products supplied are fully tested, certified and compliant with the stringent fire and security requirements.” He added, “We are honoured to collaborate with Canary Wharf Contractors Ltd again by taking part in such an ambitious development project. This contributes to our recent successes with 22 Churchill Place and Jubilee Place projects, as well as the Crossrail project’s new Canary Wharf station.”
Over 200 doorsets were used, including high security doorsets & ASSA ABLOY tested and approved ironmongery ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions has supplied metal doorsets to a state-of-the-art Oxford University building. 200 doorsets The Blavatnik School of Government, located on the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, accommodates up to 550 people. The internationally renowned Swiss architects Herzog and De Meuron, who are well known for the originality and boldness of their projects, designed the six-storey building. ASSA ABLOY Security Doors provided over 200 doorsets to the project, including high security doorsets, with varying levels of tested security, which included ASSA ABLOY tested and approved ironmongery, as well as glazed, acoustic and double swing disabled toilet doorsets to the project. Environmental sustainability Chris Cole, Area Sales Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: “The impact of the building on the local environment and considerations such as sustainability were hugely important in the design of the Blavatnik School of Government. “Sustainability is a key driver throughout ASSA ABLOY's value chain; at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors we have recently made a significant investment in a new manufacturing process, introducing new machinery and utilising modern production methods, which has enabled our engineers to design and produce a high quality, fit for purpose product more efficiently, while reducing environmental impact. “We are pleased that we have been able to deliver on what was one of the most challenging and complex jobs we have undertaken at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors.”
The specified doorsets would contribute significantly towards hygiene, as well as providing important security and access features ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions has recently worked with Enbloc Ltd to supply over 50 steel doorsets to Sovrin Plastics new manufacturing facility. Purpose built for injection moulding, the new Slough based facility consists of offices, storage areas, a class ‘D’ cleanroom and a white assembly area. Sovrin Plastics provides services for the supply of precision plastic components and assemblies to the medical, electronics and engineering industries. ASSA ABLOY Security Doors specified doorsets that would contribute significantly towards hygiene, as well as providing important security and access features. Powershield cleanroom steel doorsets were supplied to reduce the development of surface bacteria, helping to ensure that products are kept clean. The doorsets provided had adjustable ‘wrap around’ frames, sealing openings to prevent the collection of dirt, whilst offering the sleek and pleasing aesthetics associated with ASSA ABLOY Security Doors' systems. A full range of different types of doors to suit different environments Nick Pither, Project Co-Ordinator at Enbloc Ltd, said: “We chose ASSA ABLOY Security Doors to supply the internal steel doors at the Sovrin Plastics facility, as we knew the company had worked successfully on a number of past projects. ASSA ABLOY Security Doors were able to provide a full range of different types of doors to suit the different environments, including a 3m wide by 3m high double door, specifically made for machine access. “It is Enbloc's mission to provide exceptional facilities for high tech industries; therefore, it was essential that we worked with a doorset manufacturer, who not only provided an excellent product, but also good customer service.” Fire certified doors ASSA ABLOY cleanroom doors provide superior quality to meet the stringent requirements of cleanrooms, in accordance with ISO14644 cGMP and are fire certified for up to 60 minutes. Doors were finished with a factory applied PPC finish providing a durable hardwearing surface and ASSA ABLOY group hardware was used on all the doorsets. Chris Cole, Area Sales Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: “Specifying the right door can be essential in providing protection against the build-up and transfer of dirt and contaminants. “We installed Powershield steel cleanroom doors to the injection moulding facility, as the seamless finish will ensure that the doors can be easily cleaned, and provide a strong, durable finish which is important in a manufacturing environment.”
Some steel doors using electro-magnetic hold open devices were fitted to help with high traffic on fire escape routes ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a division of ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, is continuing to help upgrade London Underground Stations with the installation of its specialist steel doorsets. Regeneration and maintenance programme The London Underground has 1.265 billion passengers per year and has been an iconic part of the capital for over 150 years. ASSA ABLOY Security Doors has recently supplied its doorsets to various tube stations, including Bond Street, Canary Wharf, Kings Cross, Westminster and Waterloo, as part of a regeneration and maintenance programme. ASSA ABLOY Security Doors’ high specification doorsets, which comprise high performance steel doors, London Underground approved ironmongery and hold a 60 minute fire rating audited by Exova Warringtonfire under the Certifire Compliance scheme were supplied to the projects. In addition, some steel doors using electro-magnetic hold open devices were fitted to help with high traffic on fire escape routes. Steel doors for superior strength and durability Chris Cole, Area Sales Manager for ASSA ABLOY Security Doors commented: ‘’We are very pleased to be associated with a number of projects currently taking place within London Underground. “Due to the nature of the London Underground project, internal steel fire doors are an essential safety feature within busy public developments. Compared to alternative materials, steel doors can provide a higher level of fire protection, helping to prevent the spread of fire and maximise evacuation time. “Additionally, steel doors demonstrate superior strength and durability, combined with relatively low maintenance requirements making them an ideal choice for high traffic areas.”
ASSA ABLOY Security Doors supplied Powershield fire, acoustic and personnel doorsets to the project Security Doors, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has designed, supplied and installed over 700 steel doorsets at Canary Wharf. 25 Churchill Place is a 23-storey skyscraper, which is one of the most energy efficient buildings on the iconic London business district and is expected to achieve ‘excellent’ BREEAM rating. Previously derelict docklands, London’s Canary Wharf is now 15 million square feet of prime office, retail and leisure space, ever expanding thanks to property development and investment. Security Doors supplied Powershield fire, acoustic and personnel doorsets to the project, some of which have a special polyester power coat for added durability, for the heavy traffic expected in the prime London office space. The group solution from ASSA ABLOY also included automated doors and specialist blast rated doors to the post rooms, which have the ability to withstand the full force of a blast wave. Chris Cole, Area Sales Manager for Security Doors, said: “This is our third prestigious project at Canary Wharf and we have enjoyed facing the complex issues that a building on that scale can produce. “Every specification had to be made with fire safety and building efficiency in in mind, for what will be an extremely high traffic office space. “When the office space is in full swing, creating the right brand for the companies based there will be fundamental; all of our doors are aesthetically pleasing and offer a professional finish that exudes a high-end feel.” ASSA ABLOY Security Doors’ fire doors are tested in accordance with BS 476 Part 22 and EN 1634-1: 2000 and third party accredited under the Certifire Certification Scheme.