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‘Ring of Steel’ planned for Leeds City Centre

Following a number of international terror attacks involving vehicles driving into crowds, the latest being in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona which left 13 people dead, Leeds City Council has announced plans to create a ‘ring of steel’ around the city centre. Leeds City Council has already put several measures in place so far [...]

2017-09-12T09:36:10+00:00 September 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ‘Ring of Steel’ planned for Leeds City Centre

Exhibition schedule: autumn 2017

This autumn, you'll find The Panic Room Company at the Grand Designs Live show here in the UK. From 11th to 15th October we'll be exhibiting alongside Secure House Limited at the Grand Designs Live show at the NEC in Birmingham. Head to the Grand Build area and we'll all be on stand B142. If you’re [...]

2017-09-12T14:16:35+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Exhibition|Comments Off on Exhibition schedule: autumn 2017

Panic room ‘must haves’

Here at The Panic Room Company, we’re regularly asked “what’s actually required inside a panic or safe room?” and the answer is perhaps more straightforward than most people would think. There are certainly a number of absolute ‘must-haves’ that every room must be equipped with to ensure maximum efficacy. For example, we will always specify [...]

2017-09-01T15:24:44+00:00 September 1st, 2017|News, Residential|Comments Off on Panic room ‘must haves’

Embassy attack: could more have been done?

The recent killing of two Jordanians and the wounding, by gunfire, of an Israeli in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in the Jordan capital of Amman http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/07/deadly-shooting-incident-israeli-embassy-jordan-170723185223671.html, once again raises the question of ‘duty of care’ for embassy personnel and security. Israel’s Foreign Ministry reported that a shooting took place on [...]

2017-08-04T13:52:22+00:00 August 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Embassy attack: could more have been done?

What’s inside?

https://vimeo.com/227251711 Have you ever wondered what's inside a panic room? Or even how one might fit or work in your existing home? Click on the link below and take a look at our latest video and see exactly how a simple dressing room can also work as a panic room in any property, irrespective of [...]

2017-09-12T11:26:02+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Featured, Interiors|Comments Off on What’s inside?

Increase in secure walls in private residences

Over the last six months, we’ve noted a marked increase in the number of enquiries about the inclusion of secure walls inside properties from owners of private residences. We’ve recently completed a secure wall installation in a property in south London that saw The Panic Room Company team complete the design, manufacture and install of [...]

2017-06-28T10:42:13+00:00 June 28th, 2017|News, Residential|Comments Off on Increase in secure walls in private residences

Investing in a safe room, Riviera-style

If you’re avidly watching Sky Atlantic’s thrilling new drama series, Riviera, you will probably have already spotted the Clios’ family’s safe room located in the wine cellar of the stunning Villa Carmella on the Côte d’Azur. It’s really no surprise that the billionaire and art lover, Constantine Clios, would have such a safe room in [...]

2017-06-20T11:27:19+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Interiors, Residential|Comments Off on Investing in a safe room, Riviera-style

Duty of care

Following the news that gunmen have attacked a guesthouse in the Afghan capital of Kabul, killing a German woman and an Afghan guard beheaded http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39990115, we’ve been discussing whether organisations need to reinforce their duty of care to personnel and employees. According to the Afghan Interior Ministry, a Finnish woman is also missing and has [...]

2017-06-28T10:46:41+00:00 May 31st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Duty of care

Enhancing security at large scale events

Another of the discussions that particularly interested us at the Security & Counter Terror Expo earlier this month was the topic of counter terrorist security at major events and venues. A white paper from the expo highlighted the nightmarish events that unfolded in Paris on Friday 13 November 2015. Co-ordinated attacks across the city starting at [...]

2017-06-28T10:46:11+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Exhibition, News|Comments Off on Enhancing security at large scale events

Another insightful conference

This year’s Security & Counter Terror Expo was once again hugely insightful with a variety of speakers covering some extremely important topics.   James Brandon, director of geopolitical risk at Stirling Assynt, held a seminar on ‘the threat assessment challenge for critical business and infrastructure protection in the UK’. He offered his analysis of how [...]

2017-05-08T15:43:30+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Exhibition, News|Comments Off on Another insightful conference