Should all UK new build properties have their own nuclear shelter?

In Britain, there are estimated to be around 408 residential properties with their own nuclear shelter, with 98 of these located in the South West of England (Property Reporter, 2022). In Switzerland, however, every municipality has had to build nuclear shelters for their residents since the 1960s. They are mandatory in large homes and residential [...]

2022-11-17T12:11:45+00:00November 17th, 2022|

Home Security Assessments

Here at The Panic Room Company, we provide not only safe rooms but can arrange to assess the security of your home, or commercial property, offer advice and provide a bespoke security service to ensure your property is well protected. This project for a client consists of a security doorset and security shutters. Both provide [...]

2022-11-09T10:52:18+00:00November 9th, 2022|

We are the sole distributor in the UK for Andair!

We are the sole distributor in the UK for Andair AG! Andair has over 50 years of experience and their components are type tested and approved by the Spiez Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence. Andair components and systems are used in shelters, safety rooms and control rooms of civil defence shelters, air [...]

2022-10-11T14:09:33+01:00October 11th, 2022|

Nuclear War Threats

On Friday Vladamir Putin formally announced the annexation of Ukrainian territories along with a celebration in Russia where he angrily criticised the west. Western officials fear that this could escalate the use of nuclear weapons for the first time in 77 years (Washington Post, 2022). Ukraine’s recent battlefield successes have maddened Putin's allies including the [...]

2022-10-07T15:19:48+01:00October 2nd, 2022|

Our Recent Projects

This summer has been very busy with projects here at The Panic Room Company and below are just two of our most recent projects. The first is a BR5/6 ballistic-rated bespoke security door, ready to be installed at our client’s property. Another of our most recent projects is for a nuclear shelter. Pictured below is [...]

2022-10-07T15:19:27+01:00August 14th, 2022|

We’ve been featured on BBC News!

We've been featured on BBC News! Our director, Paul Weldon, discussed with BBC News how the rich and famous protect their homes. He explained how panic rooms are now becoming the norm for the rich and famous after an increase in burglaries and more activity from professional criminal gangs. He has also mentioned how nuclear [...]

2022-10-07T15:18:21+01:00July 18th, 2022|

The UK’s Nuclear Deterrent

With the recent war in Ukraine and Russia’s threats of nuclear war, we are getting more enquires about our nuclear shelters. However, what are the government doing to deter nuclear threats to the UK? According to gov.uk, the risk of nuclear conflict in the UK remains remote, but there are threats of nuclear warfare. The [...]

2022-10-07T15:17:35+01:00June 22nd, 2022|

Residential panic room build in progress…

We’ve been designing, building and installing residential panic rooms for over 30 years so we thought we’d show you our latest build project as it unfolds in our workshop. A residential panic room build in progress Every panic room we create is bespoke but each is specifically designed to provide unrivalled safety and [...]

2021-10-04T11:01:58+01:00September 30th, 2021|

Petrol station personnel seek refuge in safe room

Staff at petrol station in Bristol sought refuge in a safe room after a man entered the premises wielding a knife https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2021-09-09/attempted-murder-arrest-after-knife-attack-at-bristol-petrol-station The man, thought to be in his 50s, was detained and then arrested by Avon & Somerset police on suspicion of attempted murder. Commenting on the attack, Paul Weldon, managing director of The [...]

2021-09-10T12:24:43+01:00September 10th, 2021|

Smooth, seamless, world class

When the oil tanker ‘Nave Andromeda’ came under a suspected hijack whilst idling off the coast of the Isle of Wight, there was only one organisation to call – the Special Boat Service (SBS). Around 16 SBS commandos boarded the ship and implemented a textbook operation to rescue the crew and capture the hijack which [...]

2020-11-04T15:26:51+00:00October 30th, 2020|
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