Allied Glazing Systems Ltd joins Secured by Design
Manufacturers and installers Allied Glazing Systems Ltd of Sheffield is one of the latest companies to join Secured by Design (SBD), the national crime prevention initiative.
Established in 1984, the company offer a complete design, fabrication & installation service for all types of architectural glazing systems and have worked as sub-contractors for Interserve, Bowmer & Kirkland, Bam, Galliford Try, Kier & a number of Local Authorities.
The company now has 10 products that meet Police Preferred Specification standards set by SBD, which is the only way for companies to obtain police accreditation in the UK.
Allied Glazing Systems SBD accredited products:
• Senior Ali Fold Bi-Fold Aluminium Door
• Senior Pure Fold Bi-Fold Aluminium Doorset Range
• Senior Pure In-Line Patio Slider Aluminium Doorset Range
• Senior SPW501 Aluminium Doorset Range
• Senior SPW600 Aluminium Doorset Range
• Senior Ali Vu Aluminium Casement Window Range
• Senior Pure Aluminium Window Range
• Senior SPW600 Aluminium Casement Window Range
• Senior SPW600e Aluminium Overswing Window Range
• Senior SPW600e Aluminium Tilt & Turn Window Range
SBD Development Officer Alfie Hosker said: “I am delighted that Allied Glazing Systems have gained Secured by Design membership. They are currently installing Police Preferred Specification products across a number of sectors and are in the currently in the process of expanding their Secured by Design range”.
Shane Rhodes, Allied Glazing Systems said: ‘‘We are thrilled to have achieved the SBD accreditation and the great business opportunities it brings with it. Here at Allied we are working tirelessly to achieve high standards which the SBD certification shows, our aim is to keep ahead of an ever-changing market while keeping standards and quality high’’
SBD is a police-owned organisation that works on behalf of the Police Service throughout the UK to deliver a wide range of crime prevention and demand reduction initiatives.
SBD plays a significant crime prevention role in the planning process to design out crime in a wide range of building sectors. It has achieved some significant success including one million homes built to SBD standards with reductions in crime of up to 87%.
SBD have many partner organisations, ranging from the Home Office, Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and the Police Service through to local authorities, housing associations, developers and manufacturers and work closely with standards and certification bodies to ensure that their publicly available standards actually meet the needs of the police and public alike. Products must be subjected to vigorous testing and auditing by an accredited third party organisation before being allowed to carry the SBD logo – this is the only way for companies to obtain police accreditation for security related products in the UK.