Utility firms have responded to the price of copper increasing 41% which has in turn led to a rise in thefts from its premises by setting up a nationwide intelligence-led task force. For example, a group involving utilities, Gwent Police, the Welsh Assembly Government and rail operators has already been established to tackle the growing metal theft problem. Neighbourhood police teams are patrolling in vulnerable areas around British Telecom sites, while BT’s security unit visits scrap metal dealers.
Carpark Barriers & Turnstiles have a number of access control security options for protecting the extremities and road entry points of your site, including automatic and static barriers and bollards. Static bollards provide a genuine deterrent and are ideal for applications where a permanent pattern of control is required. Offered in a range of styles and designs, your static bollard will seamlessly blend into your architecture and surroundings. Suitable in either a ground or surface mount, they are ideal for segregating certain areas of your site.