Amthal has worked closely with Garrard Windows to install smart CCTV systems for its showroom and factory site, to present ultimate protection for staff, customers and premium products in storage. Garrard Windows is one of the largest suppliers in England, presenting PVC-U and aluminium windows, bifold and patio doors, together with conservatories to the trade, with an objective to remain reliable, efficient and customer orientated. Manufacturing around 2,500 products a week, to ensure the security of products and supply on site, Gerrard Windows called upon Amthal to enhance its security and install CCTV systems throughout its factory and show room site. Smart CCTV facilities Our aim is to supply the window trade with high quality products, always delivered on time and at competitive prices" Adam Webb, Director of Garrard Windows: “Our aim is to supply the window trade with high quality products, always delivered on time and at competitive prices. Many of our existing customers are fabricators themselves, relying on us for extra capacity in busy periods.” “To maintain this commitment and ability to respond quickly to customer requests, we have to ensure maximum security on site at all times. Amthal identified the subtle installation of smart CCTV facilities throughout our premises as added visual protection, to ensure we can view activity on a 24 / 7 / 365 basis, even when we are off site. Our staff are already feeling the benefits and peace of mind security.” Improved technology David Williamson, Amthal Sales Account Manager: “Garrard Windows has a renowned reputation in the industry, not only as one of the largest suppliers, but also in responding quickly to client requests to a high-quality standard. It’s essential security on site is maintained to a maximum standard to sustain this level of efficiency and reliability.” The added visuality provides total peace of mind the right security is in place to protect against any risk" “Following an on-site inspection, Amthal made the recommendation of smart CCTV solutions to ensure Directors can feel the benefits of having new and improved technology helping to safeguard assets. The added visuality provides total peace of mind the right security is in place to protect against any risk, or possible disruption due to theft, to the smooth-running operation and delivery to our customers.” Satisfying end user needs Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire and security solutions, including intruder, Fire, Access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE).
Amthal has worked with Garston Manor School to create a scalable solution to upgrade the fire and security systems in place and maintain it to the highest quality for the benefit of staff, pupils and visitors. Garston Manor School is a specialist school for autism, learning difficulties and speech and language, with a vision to ensure all students leave school as confident and self-reliant individuals, following a learning experience that is rewarding and enjoyable. Onsite investigations of existing security systems To ensure all staff can focus on this mission, Amthal carried out an investigative site visit, to understand existing fire and security systems in place, and make recommendations on how to build on, complement and maintain it, using latest technology. The local fire and security specialist also then carefully created a works programme to complete additional works and ensure a maintenance programme was in place to look after intruder, CCTV and fire systems on site. "We have been very impressed with their sensitivity to the school’s aims and vision and care taken in looking after our site" Sensitivity to school’s timetables Says Caroline Caisley, School Business Manager at Garston Manor School: “The school firmly believes in creating an environment whereby all students have the right to access learning at a level and setting appropriate to their needs that will enable them to enjoy and achieve. To ensure this can occur, we must establish an atmosphere of trust, security and mutual respect.” “Security in this respect is an absolute priority for the school, right from the perimeter and the site boundaries through to all internal areas. Amthal understood this and developed a works programme to maintain all our fire and security systems. We have been very impressed with their sensitivity to the school’s aims and vision and care taken in looking after our site.” Supporting site management team David Williamson, Account Manager at Amthal added: “By its very nature, Garston Manor is a specialist school with very focussed aims and a vision to encourage every child who attends to enjoy their learning experience, celebrate their individuality and make the best possible progress and attainment.” “Our role, following the site survey, is to support the site management team and continue to look after the fire and security systems, eliminating any concerns and planning works necessary around learning timetables. This way, staff can commit to their integral role in each child’s life, and students can learn in a safe and secure school environment, all without affecting every day operations or the aesthetics of this educational facility.” Security and safety offerings Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire & security solutions, including intruder, Fire, Access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE.)
Amthal Fire & Security added intruder alarms, smart CCTV and specialist EAS tagging to prevent shoplifting Amthal Fire & Security has geared up to meet the security challenges of Bespoke Cycling, installing latest smart systems into three of the high-end bike specialist’s newest stores in Central London. Amthal security solutions Bespoke Cycling, with latest stores in Canary Wharf, Gresham Street near St Paul’s and Jermyn Street presents the world’s finest cycling products and cutting edge 3D and 4D technology that aims to bring performance and enjoyment gains to its clients. With significant investment in each of its store locations, Bespoke Cycling was keen to offer the highest level of protection for the benefit of staff and visitors on site, and partnered with Amthal Fire & Security, who following a survey of each site individually, specified a unique security solution. As well as installing latest intruder alarms, Amthal Fire & Security also added smart CCTV and specialist electronic article surveillance tagging (EAS) to prevent shoplifting. The installation was seamless and worked around Bespoke Cycling’s fit-out schedule to ensure minimal disruption to each store. Says Liam Lynch, Operations Manager of Bespoke Cycling: “At Bespoke Cycling our desire is to marry world-class products, professionalism and integrity with a level of customer service and support that is unique in the industry. And this is something we vehemently want to protect and looked to the security industry to source the latest solutions to ensure our products, staff and visitors are safe and secure." Seamless security integration “Amthal Fire & Security instantly stood out with the level of care and attention paid to ensuring the right security system was selected for our purposes. Not only did they complete a full site survey at each site, but then worked out a works programme for the installation process to operate within our very tight fitout schedule. The result is a seamless integration of security which is hardly noticeable and can be managed centrally, to offer powerful protection.” David Williamson of Amthal Fire & Security added: “Bespoke Cycling presents a unique offering to ensure bike and rider are matched perfectly and scientifically. Within their stores there is an obvious need to protect the high value investment in bikes and accessories on display. It was therefore essential that specification and installation was carefully planned whilst ongoing maintenance continues to evolve with the exciting dynamics of the store. “We will continue to work closely with the team to ensure they are comfortable with the security measures in place and feel it is by its nature ‘protecting what’s precious’ for Bespoke Cycling, its staff and visitors.” Independently owned, Amthal Fire & Security is dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security safety and convenience offering design, installation, service and remote monitoring of advanced electronic fire & security solutions, including intruder, Fire, Access and CCTV systems. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by the Security Systems and Alarm Inspection Board (SSAIB) United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) and British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE.)
Access control solution alongside & class change systems have been installed St Margaret’s was founded in 1749 and owned by the Clergy Orphan Corporation until 1996 when it became a fully independent school for girls, aged 4 – 18. Today, the school is the UK’s longest running girl’s boarding school and one of the oldest independent girls’ schools in the UK and the oldest in Hertfordshire. Integrated access control solution installed Working closely with Amthal Fire & Security, an integrated access control solution alongside bespoke class change systems have all been carefully installed to work around learning timetables and remain sensitive to the historical design of the buildings. Colin Currie, Facilities Manager at St Margaret’s School says: “As a school, it is our absolute priority to ensure the security of everyone who works and learns here. In addition for St Margaret’s, the historical significance of the school as a prominent educational establishment is essential to protect and it is our responsibility to make sure it is cared for at every level.” Flexible maintenance programme “Amthal Fire & Security certainly did its homework in taking the time to survey the site and came up with a flexible maintenance programme that achieves all these objectives on an ongoing basis. They are always available and offer good advice on anything security or fire safety related, to the extent that we consider them our true security partners. We are continually looking at ways to grow our relationship and enhance our security across the school’s 74 acre site.” Says David Williamson, Account Manager at Amthal Fire & Security: “Security and safety in schools is undoubtedly a highly emotive subject and one which is never far from the conscience of those involved in the implementation of an effective school security strategy. “We like to consider ourselves as part of this team, where we can really understand the bespoke requirements. At St Margaret’s the benefit of working in this way is allowing for the historical significance of the school and creating a plan to keep it safe and secure for many more years to come.”
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