Team strengthened with senior consultants

We are delighted to announce that security professionals, Paul Watkins and Ian Weatherhead, have joined The Panic Room Company team on a consultancy basis.   With a focus on business development, Paul has a wealth of experience in retail, commercial, government and hospitality industry security and is a director of KTP, a company that consults, [...]

2017-04-06T13:39:13+00:00 April 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Team strengthened with senior consultants

Check your destination before you book

If you’re planning to head on holiday this Easter, or this summer, make sure you check with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) before you book to ensure you’re not going to end up somewhere that isn’t safe or you might be at risk from terrorism.   The FCO provides comprehensive and up-to-date foreign travel [...]

2017-03-27T15:41:14+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Check your destination before you book

First rental commission in prep!

We’re delighted to announce that we have received our very first commission for a rental panic room for a commercial client in the south of England.   Having designed the panic room to the client’s desired specifications, we are now at the build stage and the planned install is scheduled to take place towards the [...]

2017-03-15T09:50:09+00:00 March 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on First rental commission in prep!

Will hotels be made responsible for guests’ safety?

On 26th June 2015, 38 guests staying at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia were killed when jihadist, Seifeddine Rezgui, opened fire indiscriminately on the hotel’s beach in one of the country’s most appalling terror attacks.   At the end of February, a coroner ruled that all 30 British victims of the attack were [...]

2017-03-13T15:41:49+00:00 March 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Will hotels be made responsible for guests’ safety?

What is the terror level threat?

If you’ve ever watched the news after a terror attack you will probably have heard the newsreader or reporter refer to ‘the terror level’ or ‘terror level threat’. But what actually is a terror level threat and what do they mean?   “Terror threat levels are designed to give a broad indication of the likelihood [...]

2017-03-03T11:43:50+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on What is the terror level threat?

Can we foil potential Spanish attacks?

Germany and France both suffered devastating attacks last year with terrorists driving lorries into crowds of people in Berlin and Nice.   Security specialists are now fearing the worst for Spain as ISIS has vowed to take revenge on the country for rounding up hundreds of terror suspects over the last few months.   David [...]

2017-02-22T15:36:12+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Can we foil potential Spanish attacks?

Secure rooms and safe areas can save lives

The terror attack ten days ago at one of the world’s most famous and popular tourist attractions, the Louvre museum in Paris, thankfully didn’t result in any loss of life.   Having read about the attack in The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/03/paris-knife-attack-louvre-evacuated-police-reportedly-shoot/ we were very interested to note that: “hundreds of panicked visitors at the Louvre were [...]

2017-02-13T11:57:44+00:00 February 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Secure rooms and safe areas can save lives

Could a secure wall be the answer?

Yet another hotel has come under attack from terrorists with a number of people killed and injured by Al-Shabab fighters, this time in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/01/25/15-dead-islamists-storm-mogadishu-hotel/   The question that many people ask when an incident of this nature occurs is “how could this be prevented from happening again?” The team here at The [...]

2017-02-11T12:46:34+00:00 January 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Could a secure wall be the answer?

Choose rent

If you want to have flexibility around having a safe room or simply have access to a panic room for a set period of time for additional security, we’ve got just the answer.   Explains Paul Weldon, managing director of The Panic Room Company: “Renting a safe room is a highly affordable and flexible alternative [...]

2017-02-11T12:42:25+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Choose rent

Latest install almost complete

We are in the final stages of completing our latest safe room install at a private residence in a highly affluent area of London.   Forming part of a full refurbishment of the property by its new owners, we were brought in as a specialist by the architect and, following a comprehensive consultation and risk [...]

2017-02-11T09:09:38+00:00 December 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Latest install almost complete