Category Archives: Home Security

“I would recommend an estate like this” – glowing testimonial for Secured by Design development in Wales

A once notorious Wrexham estate that has been redeveloped to incorporate crime prevention principles set by Secured by …read more


Staffordshire retirement development secures SBD Gold Award and LABC Best Inclusive Building Award

A development of retirement homes in Penkridge, Staffordshire has gained the highest award given by Secured by Design …read more


Premier extends its range of accredited products as its factory and operations expand to keep pace with customer demand

Essex-based Premier Security Consultants, a long-established specialist in security entrance steel doorsets and screens, which is going through …read more


Abbey Protect join SBD with their patented SECURABLINDS Defender product range

Abbey Protect, part of The Abbey Group Ltd, is one of the latest companies to join Secured by …read more


SBD & Met Police provide home security advice on drive time radio show

Secured by Design (SBD) Senior Technical Officer Michael Brooke joined the Met Police’s lead for tackling burglary, Superintendent …read more


Secured by Design member companies working with police forces to encourage security marking of power tools

With over 12,000 powered and non-powered tools stolen so far this year, the Metropolitan Police Service is raising …read more


‘Comfort factor of SBD’ as network video specialists Axis Communications moves towards ‘smart cities’

Axis Communications’ Northern Europe Regional Director Atul Rajput has spoken about the benefits of having their network video …read more


Centrica Hive products receive Secured by Design accreditation for crime prevention

Smart home provider, Centrica Hive, has had a range of its products accredited by Secured by Design (SBD), …read more


Camden Courtyards gains Secured by Design Gold Award for security

A Central London development has gained the highest award given by Secured by Design (SBD), the national police …read more


SBD’s fast-growing National Building Approval scheme reaches finals of London Build

A Secured by Design (SBD) scheme, which makes it simpler, quicker and cheaper for companies and organisations commissioning …read more


Police Crime Prevention Academy qualifications ‘to make communities safer’ on course to start in September

There is just one month to go before the launch of a new generation of externally accredited and …read more


British Gypsum’s SBD accredited separating wall system is shortlisted for finals of London Build Awards

British Gypsum’s latest separating wall system, which fulfils the Secured by Design (SBD) attack requirement and also meets …read more


Tenants’ satisfaction ‘through the roof’ as Kingdom Housing Association commissions more secure homes

Scotland’s Kingdom Housing Association (KHA), which hit the headlines last year after achieving the UK’s highest crime reduction …read more


Thief jailed after being caught in SmartWater trap car ‘sting’

Secured by Design (SBD) member company SmartWater Technology Limited have had another notable crime fighting success, assisting the …read more


RHS flower show crime prevention garden leaves a lasting legacy

The Secured by Design (SBD) crime prevention garden that proved such a hit at this year’s Royal Horticultural …read more