Tag Archives: Barriers

Hydraulic lifting gates for sloping access roads

Vehicle access control for difficult driveways and sloping roads is improved with the use of hydraulic lifting gates that have no need to swing or slide. The Avant Gate hydraulic lifting system for vehicular access gates is now available in …

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Decorative blocks protect from vehicle incursions

The refurbished Birmingham New Street railway station is being protected from hostile vehicle attacks using PAS 68 blocks and planters. Townscape Products has installed 20 PAS 68 Counter Terror (CT) Blocks and three stainless steel PAS 68 planters, designed to …

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Housing association ensures access gate safety

A UK housing association contracts vehicular access gate specialist to ensure the safety and maintenance of gates used at its properties. Automatic vehicle access gates at a number of residential complexes in South East England will be maintained and supplied …

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Cloud based mobile phone vehicular access control

Residents at a London residential complex have resolved parking issues with the installation of a vehicle barrier operated by mobile phone. The innovative installation at Waterford Way in Nortwest London was installed by Delta Security and provides residents with access …

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British company celebrates 40 years specialising in perimeter security

Townscape Products has capped its fourth decade of street furniture manufacturing with two high profile hostile vehicle mitigation projects. Staff at Sutton-in-Ashfield manufacturing company, Townscape Products, have been celebrating four decades of successful production of equipment for perimeter security and …

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Prestigious sports venue gains protection from hostile vehicle incursion

Hostile vehicle mitigation blocks from a UK manufacturer have been installed at the King Abdullah Sports City in Saudi Arabia as an anti-terrorism measure. Costing an estimated half a billion dollars, the 60,000 seat sports stadium located some 60km from …

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Solar powered barrier provides vehicular access control to hospital

Warwick hospital is the first site in the UK to benefit from an access control barrier powered solely from solar energy. Nursing and other personnel at Warwick Hospital in the UK have gained improved parking facilities for over 300 cars …

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Hostile vehicle mitigation equipment on show at Counter Terror Expo

The Counter Terror Expo event in London is being attended by Townscape demonstrating its range of bollards and barriers for protecting critical infrastructure. Preventing hostile vehicles from penetrating perimeters is the objective of Townscape’s new HVM (Hostile Vehicle Mitigation) range …

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Finland road safety study compares itself to other countries

The Finnish Transport Agency and VTT undertake road safety study to learn from other European countries to reduce accidents. Transport organisations in the Scandinavian country of Finland have concluded that both cultural and structural factors affect the safety of the …

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11 people killed in construction zone bus crash in South Kazakhstan

A tipper truck has collided head on with a long distance bus on new motorway being built to connect Western China and Western Europe in Kazakhstan. Tragedy once again struck the road network of the Zhambyl region of Southern Kazakhstan …

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