Marshalls launch new RhinoGuard® Kirkos street furniture
Secured by Design (SBD) member company Marshalls Landscape Protection, have launched Kirkos, the newest addition to their RhinoGuard® range. Kirkos is an innovative street furniture collection, which provides a simple way of enhancing the environment whilst providing a level of protection.
RhinoGuard® Kirkos is manufactured in the UK and consists of five standard solutions which are designed around a protective bollard centrepiece. Bespoke configurations and colour options are also available allowing for greater flexibility.
When incorporated with Marshalls’ SBD accredited bollards, Kirkos has the capability of stopping up to a 7.5 tonne vehicle travelling at up to 50mph.
The Marshalls SBD bollards are all tested in accordance to the relevant IWA14, PAS 68 or PAS 170 standard. They are available with a range of fixing options, foundation types and materials, from mild steel, stainless steel, Ferrocast® and natural stone.
The RhinoGuard® Kirkos seating and planter elements can also cover existing schemes to improve the aesthetics of any given space, creating areas where people want to relax and spend time. You can find out more about RhinoGuard® Kirkos here: https://www.marshalls.co.uk/commercial/range/kirkos and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2exO6L9pC64
Marshalls has been manufacturing hard landscaping materials since the 1880’s and has become the leading supplier of the products that create international urban environments. Marshalls has earned the status of a ‘Business Superbrand’ every year since 2010.
Associated with high quality, Marshalls prides itself on its combined expertise in paving, water management, traffic management and landscape protection, as well as support services to the construction, home improvement and landscape markets.
Marshalls supplies the domestic, public sector and commercial markets with its range of hard landscaping products. You can find out more about the company and their extensive range of SBD accredited products here: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/sbd-members?view=companydetail&account=0011i00000Jpvm5AAB
Managing Director Jaz Vilkhu, Marshalls, said: “Our aim is to provide secure public spaces which do not look obtrusive, keeping people safe not scared, and this innovative street furniture collection provides a simple way of enhancing the environment whilst providing the appropriate level of protection required”.
SBD Technical Officer Alfie Hosker said: “This is yet another example of Marshalls innovation and continued development of their street furniture range to protect the local communities in which they are installed. The addition of the Kirkos feature can assist with the aesthetics of the street scene, whilst continuing to offer robust protection from Hostile Vehicle Attack”.