Controlling Access

In essence, access control is about making life so difficult for those who would do you wrong that they don’t bother, but at the same time making sure that the systems are relatively easy to manage and work and live with. Access control is also about managing the movement of people on a site – who can go where. So options might include external and internal barriers, different door types, different lock types, programmable electronic keys. Each circumstance is individual.

The main aspects of ABR’s services are:


Electromechanical code handle for interior doors. Keyless locking. Applications include limiting access, as in, for example, restrictions in residential environments.

Wireless, electronic battery powered door handles – these can be part of a building-wide security system or standalone.

The keypad type is generally used for individual doors.

Safes & Doors

Patented mechanical – disc mechanism

This particular type has a disc mechanism instead of pins and springs = helps prevent attempts to manipulate the discs so virtually bump proof and pick proof also right for harsh environments key and cylinder features have long patents 1bn + different key combinations symmetrical key – can be inserted both ways

The Traka version uses a fob with an electronic ID


Firedor is made to exact requirements, and has additional security such as astragal and dog bolt hinges. If vision panels are used, they’re fire tested to 4 hours (louvre panels 2 hours)

Strongdor’s bullet resistant steel door
– uniquely meets the requirements of
BS EN 50518-1

Steel door sets manufactured from corrosion resistant high-tensile steel

Window security shutters