Case Studies

The design and build of Strong Rooms and Safe Deposit Centres

Published on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 10:09 AM

Over the years, our expert teams have developed the higher knowledge and understanding to expand our businesses from just manufacturing safes. This knowledge and expertise has led us to provide comprehensive strong room and safe deposit centre designs and build services, with completion taking as little as 8 weeks!A small pawnbrokers who traded in expensive, luxury jewellery were looking to expand the business into other areas. They sought out our advice about installing safe deposi… read more

Steel Door Scheme

Published on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 10:08 AM

At the beginning of last year, news began to spread regarding planned and targeted attacks on banks across the UK. It appeared the focal point of the targets were the banks security doors, as these were considered easy to breach. Due to the circulating news of these attacks, one high street bank called upon the support of our teams and engineers. Our engineers travelled around the UK visiting branches in the North West, Derby and Nottingham to survey a number of doors which were deemed… read more

Safe modernisation for high street banks

Published on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 10:06 AM

A high street banking company approached our teams after the supply and installation of 700 time delay locks over their estate to inquire into other cash protection options. Where a time delay lock is fitted, the branch has a secondary safe which works on one key lock. This safe is used to temporarily store cash before collection or after cash delivery, whilst the branch must wait for the 10 minute delay period to run. However, due to this, it means there is a short period of time tha… read more

Flood Response

Published on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 1:51 PM

Over Christmas and New Year 2015/16, the UK experienced its worst weather for a long time with the country being battered by continuous storms affecting homes and businesses and leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Not even high street shops were immune; a major high street bank suffered damage to its safes and strong rooms.At such a busy time for banks, these issues needed to be dealt with quickly in order for the branches to resume normal service. The Associated Security team… read more