UK Emergency Alert System

Millions of phone users across the UK received a test emergency alert on Sunday the 23rd of April as part of a new national emergency alert system. The alert sounded for 10 seconds and notified users that the alert was a ‘test’ and that this new service would alert people if there was a “life-threatening [...]

2023-05-09T10:28:19+01:00May 9th, 2023|

Putin’s Threat to the UK

Recent reports have detailed that Vladimir Putin is considering attacking the UK and NATO allies; a report found that a fleet of spy ships is currently mapping wind farms and communication cables in the North Sea. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland broadcasters held a joint investigation which discovered that boats disguised as fishing trawlers and [...]

2023-04-25T17:17:05+01:00April 25th, 2023|

Why do we not have bomb shelters anymore?

During World War II in the UK, many structures were used/converted into air raid shelters, such as cellars, basements, underpasses, and underground stations. In 1938 Anderson shelters were introduced in homes and in 1940 the UK began building communal shelters to be used as air raid shelters. Many larger and older semi-detached and detached properties [...]

2023-04-04T15:04:39+01:00April 4th, 2023|

Protect and Survive

When we think about nuclear shelters we may think of more modern times, the current war in Ukraine or the threats of nuclear weapons by countries such as North Korea have people discussing nuclear war frequently, but people have considered their own nuclear shelters for much longer. In the 1980s a magazine called Protect & [...]

2023-02-28T12:23:19+00:00February 28th, 2023|

Why is Dubai Such a Popular Place for the Wealthy?

We have recently had an influx of enquiries from Dubai, but why is Dubai such a popular place for the wealthy? Image credit: Aleksandar Pasaric Dubai has been transformed into a luxurious place to visit and live and is a global hub for business. One of the wealthiest states globally, Dubai has a diverse economy [...]

2023-02-20T12:31:00+00:00February 20th, 2023|

BR4 Ballistic Protection

At The Panic Room Company, we ensure our products are built using BR4 ballistic protection. BR4 is a ballistic certification and stops handgun and shotgun bullet from penetrating. Above is both a CGI picture and a real example of secure, bespoke door sets to be implemented into client’s homes. The CGI image shows how protective [...]

2023-02-02T13:36:19+00:00February 2nd, 2023|

Doomsday Clock Moves 10 Seconds Closer to Midnight

The Doomsday clock has moved 10 seconds closer to midnight, currently at 90 seconds to midnight, the closest it has ever been to midnight. Image credit: Sky News, 2023 The Doomsday Clock was designed in 1947 to warn the public about how close we are to destroying our world with dangerous technologies, such as nuclear [...]

2023-01-25T17:23:06+00:00January 25th, 2023|

Nuclear Shelter Essentials Part 2

In 2018 we published a news item detailing essentials for a nuclear shelter. This included a water dispenser, water barrels for waste, sleeping bags and mats, blankets, first aid kits, glow sticks and lanterns, a radio, and other items such as food. However, in the event of a nuclear war, there are other items that [...]

2023-01-06T13:10:48+00:00January 6th, 2023|

Celebrity homes are being targeted by burglars more frequently

With the news of the burglary at Raheem Sterling’s home in Surrey, Gareth Southgate and the Football Association have announced that they are offering increased security to the England Squad (Metro, 2022). This is following one of the biggest burglary sprees in Britain, where gang members targeted footballers and other celebrities’ homes in 2021 and [...]

2023-01-03T11:59:37+00:00January 3rd, 2023|

EMP Protection

EMPs (electromagnetic pulses) are short, intense, bursts of electromagnetic energy that have been weaponised in bombs to damage or destroy electronic devices and disrupt communications over widespread areas. EMP weapons can greatly damage unprotected infrastructure in a country and in a war scenario could collapse the functionality of electrical networks. The first human-made EMP bomb [...]

2022-12-19T12:29:53+00:00December 19th, 2022|
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