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

G4S Secure Solutions Install Hardstaff Barriers’ Remote-Controlled SentriGates At Scottish Ferry Terminal For Staff And Passengers

A busy Scottish ferry terminal has become a safer place for workers and passengers, following the installation of new state-of-art remote-operated, mobile gates at the port. SentriGates The two remote-controlled, solar-powered traffic control gates - SentriGates were installed earlier this year, to control the speed and flow of heavy goods vehicles, boarding P&O Ferries at the port, located in Cairnryan, near Stranraer, in Scotland. The SentriGates, provided by globally renowned safety an...

Hardstaff Barriers To Install The Steel ZoneGuard PLUS HVM System At The Heathrow Airport

A section of new perimeter fencing has been installed increasing security at the UK’s largest airport. The new hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) fence at Heathrow Airport will provide protection against the potential event of a vehicle-borne attack. The UK safety barrier supplier, Hardstaff Barriers, worked alongside partner Fernden Fencing to install the steel ZoneGuard PLUS HVM system, a combined crash-tested barrier and fence solution tested to PAS 68 and IWA 14.1. Vehicle access gates...

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 certai...

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 specialize 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...