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Plans approved for new 8ft high automated gate at Shipley business site

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A local authority has approved a planning application for an 8ft high automated gate and fence around a crime-ridden business site in Shipley, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Bradford Council has given plans the green light after businesses based at the Shipley site complained that the area… Read more »

Metal fencing set to protect 400-year-old Sunderland tree

The historic Buttonball Tree on North Main Street in Sunderland, Massachusets, will be surrounded by metal fencing after local residents raised concerns about an upcoming road reconstruction project and its potential impact, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Select Board member Tom Fydenkevez said at a board meeting… Read more »

New rising bollards to increase pedestrian safety in Wolverhampton

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A local authority hopes that newly installed rising bollards will enhance safety and security for pedestrians, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Wolverhampton Council last year carried out a six-week consultation into plans to increase safety by controlling access to the pedestrianised zone using electronic rising bollards and… Read more »

New Turnstiles and Revolving Doors Deployed at Glasgow Office Building

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One of the most recent commercial buildings to be inaugurated in Glasgow, Bothwell Exchange, has been equipped with optical turnstiles in the lobby and automatic revolving doors at the main entrance to control access without impacting the building’s high traffic needs, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Bothwell Exchange is a 9-story,… Read more »

Anti-terror bollard system deployed in Canterbury city centre

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A bollard system designed to protect residents from a terrorist attack will come into force in Canterbury City Centre in late autumn 2020, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Canterbury City Council decided to install the barriers on the advice of specialist police officers to protect people and… Read more »

Solar technology extends range and scope of automated gates

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Without a doubt, access to a power source is one of the main pre-requisites for any automated gate, making it difficult to install in fields and other remote locations. However, solar technology will change all that, experts in this field believe. Improvements in solar panel technology have created opportunities to install gate automation on any… Read more »