If you’ve been looking into secure roller shutters for your premises, you may have seen ‘Secured by Design’ listed as a supplier’s accreditation. But what is Secured By Design, and why should it be an important factor in your choice of security shutter?
Established by the UK police force in 1989, Secured by Design is a group of national projects focused on crime prevention through innovative security designs. In particular, the initiative focuses on security for new and refurbished homes, commercial premises, and car parks.
What this means in practical terms, is that Secured by Design works with the security industry and test houses to create high-level security standards, and actively responds to trends in crime.
According to Secured By Design’s own website:
So when you’re looking for a secure roller shutter for your premises and you see the SBD logo on the product page, you know its security standards have had input by the police force.
If you’d like to learn more about Obexion’s SBD approved shutters, please get in touch with our team. You can call us directly on 0845 050 8705, or message us via the contact page.
We ’ve also published a completely free e-guide to choosing the right SR rated shutters for your premises. It covers all essential variables you should consider, from your sector to physical location and the nature of what you’re protecting. There’s even information on the additional functionality you may not have considered. You can download your free copy from here.
And we’ve produced another guide, specifically for those in retail. It’s completely free, and you can download yours here.