SBD News

Videx Door Entry Intercoms and Fire Switch Achieve Accreditation

Videx Security manufacturers of door entry and access control products in the UK has now received Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation on a range of door entry and access control products suitable for private, commercial and local authority properties.

In the Secured by Design New & Refurbished Homes Design Guide 2013 which will be published in the new year Access Controlled Entrance Doors within buildings containing more than four flatted dwellings will be subject to increased Crime Prevention measures.

The door entry and access control products which have been tested to STS202 BR2 Level of Burglary Resistance and received Secured By Design approval include the following ranges which are suitable for low, medium and high rise properties:

When evaluating door entry and access control products it is important that they are carefully procured in line with project requirements and fully satisfy Secure by Design requirements. Subsequent inspections by Crime Prevention Design Advisors may lead to non conformance and replacement equipment sought.

Videx Security are able to offer assistance and advice to anyone wishing to ensure they meet the latest Secured by Design requirements for private residential, social housing, sheltered accommodation or education facilities for both new build or regeneration schemes.