Another happy client…

We have successfully handed over our most recent residential panic room installation. Located in the south of England, the current homeowners bought this large property late last year. They wanted to make a number of structural and cosmetic changes to make their own personal stamp on their new home and employed the services of both [...]

2017-11-28T14:50:54+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Interiors, News|Comments Off on Another happy client…

British missionary honoured by villagers

Villagers from Enokhora, a remote community in the Niger Delta where four British missionaries were kidnapped last month, have held a parade to honour Ian Squire. It is understood that Mr Squire, from Surrey, died after he was unable to access medication for his asthma following the kidnapping. The three other British missionaries who were [...]

2017-11-16T19:03:07+00:00 November 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on British missionary honoured by villagers

Farm murders on increase in South Africa

According to statistics from the South African Police Service, 74 people have been murdered on farms in the country between April 2016 and March 2017, up from 58 during the previous year. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41807642 The murder count includes farmers, farm workers and visitors to farms and potentially puts those involved in agriculture at greater risk than [...]

2017-11-07T13:15:05+00:00 November 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Farm murders on increase in South Africa

Securing your world

We work collaboratively with a handful of highly experienced security professionals and companies here in the UK. One of those individuals is Bob Morrison from Sec-Tech UK. Bob recently had an article published on the Estate & Manor website. In the article he discusses the many different ways in which we can secure our world. [...]

2017-10-23T16:56:36+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Securing your world

British missionaries kidnapped in Niger Delta

According Nigerian police four people, who are believed to be British citizens, have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41669074 The BBC has reported that the four were taken in the early hours of the morning on Friday 13th October as suspected militants stormed the rural community where they were living and working as missionaries. [...]

2017-10-19T11:38:00+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on British missionaries kidnapped in Niger Delta

Project ‘Panic Rooms Against Hurricanes’

All of us here at The Panic Room Company were truly shocked and saddened at the news reports detailing the devastating trail of death and destruction created by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. These two Category 5 storms caused billions of dollars worth of damage to homes and businesses, people left homeless and without shelter or [...]

2017-09-29T17:47:25+00:00 September 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Project ‘Panic Rooms Against Hurricanes’

Panic rooms: not just for people!

When most of us think of a panic or safe room we immediately think about a safe and secure place for people to head in the event of a burglary, kidnap attempt or even a terrorist attack. A panic room undoubtedly offers unrivalled safety and security for people, but they can also be used to [...]

2017-09-27T13:55:04+00:00 September 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Panic rooms: not just for people!

‘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

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?