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“Achieving the Secured by Design accreditation is a testament to our belief that all fabricators should work to this standard”

Leading PVCu window and door fabricator U70, has renewed its membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the National Police Crime Prevention initiative.

Based in Witham in Essex, U70 has grown and developed into one of the leading PVCu Window and Door fabricators within the South East. The company have a modern 35,000 Sq. ft. unit factory, with a manufacturing capacity of around 1200 items per week.

All U70 manufactured frames carry an “in house” Quality Control assessment scheme and are yearly `type tested` to meet many of the industry’s highest BSI standards from manufacture, processing, quality control and energy ratings all in conjunction with CE declaration certification.

You can see details on all of U70’s range of SBD accredited products here:

SBD Development Officer Doug Skins said: “It’s great that U70 has renewed their membership with Secured by Design, continuing their commitment to quality and safety standards in the industry”.

U70 said: “Achieving the Secured by Design accreditation is a testament to our belief that all fabricators should work to this standard to ensure the products being supplied to the market are of the highest quality in manufacturing and security, giving piece of mind to the home owner.”

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.

U70 Limited
Tel: 01376 511360

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