Category Archives: Home Security

Police Scotland delighted by feedback after hosting first ever Secured by Design dedicated Products Event Day

Police Scotland has hosted its most successful crime prevention day to highlight a wide range of products that …read more


Passivhaus development which heats homes for just £25 a year is first development of its kind to achieve Secured by Design Gold Award for security

A development of 72 innovative new homes, which are so eco-friendly they require virtually no heating, are also …read more


New generation of accredited Crime Prevention and Designing Out Crime qualifications start in September – bookings open now

Bookings have opened on a new generation of accredited and portable learning and development qualifications in crime prevention …read more


Follow the construction of the Secured by Design garden at the Hampton Court Flower Show

You can follow the construction of the Secured by Design crime prevention garden as it is being built …read more


Masterframe Windows highlight industry award during 30th anniversary celebrations

Secured by Design Member Company, Masterframe Windows Ltd, which specialises in providing authentic style PVC-u products to replace …read more


Crime prevention through better design advice to be given at Scotland’s Royal Highland Show

Crime prevention advice on how farmers and the rural community in Scotland can make their businesses and properties …read more


Grenfell: Government suggests measures to improve fire safety – and brings security compliance into refurbishment sector

The Government has released its suggested standards for front doors to flats within multi-occupancy residential buildings following the …read more


Etex Building Performance brings to market its anti-intruder walling system targeting multi-occupancy residential blocks of flats

New Secured by Design member company, Etex Building Performance, has launched an anti-intruder walling system with security ‘designed …read more


Kent Police hosts its first ‘Designing Out Crime’ briefing for architects, developers and local authority planners

Support for crime prevention measures to be included into new developments and homes at the planning stage has …read more


SBD products foil Essex burglary attempt

Burglars failed to smash their way into a house protected by robust security standards set by Secured by …read more


Keep your bikes safe

Keep your bikes safe and secure is the advice from the national police crime prevention initiative Secured by …read more


SBD Technical Adviser Mark Pollard gives his personal view on why compartmentation in multi-occupancy residential buildings is so important

At our annual National Training Event in Northamptonshire in March, I gave a presentation about compartmentation to more …read more


The Enfield garden which is good for security

This week is National Gardening Week and what better time than now to think about the security of …read more


How SBD is working with the Fire Service to keep residents safe in multi-occupancy developments

Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, is working closely with the Fire Service on …read more


BBC delivers weather forecast from home of SBD garden

After the warmest April day in nearly 70 years there’s more sunshine today – that was the message …read more