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"VLine aim to be the difference in the secure fire doorset market"

Hertfordshire doorset manufacturer VLine Doorsets has joined Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative.

VLine join SBD

VLine Doorsets, a Fire Stop Products brand, fabricate premium quality timber fire, acoustic and security doorsets. All products come fully finished in the client’s chosen colour, with the company priding itself on quick turnaround and installation times. The intumescent products, smoke and acoustic seals and thresholds are produced and supplied by market leading suppliers, ensuring high quality across all aspects of each doorset.

The company utilises stile and rail construction for unparalleled screw retention and fixing points, guaranteeing product security. VLine Doorsets believes that their approach to assured product quality and affordability is a combination of English design, German engineering, and EU production, with these factors combining to give the best customer satisfaction.

The VLine Secure 30 Entrance Doorset is the company’s Secured by Design accredited product, dual rated for security and for fire and smoke. The doorset is a single leaf, hinged, inward opening product, with multi-point locking for increased security. All VLine doors are made from sustainable FSC Certified timber.

Richard Murphy, VLine Doorsets, said: “VLine aim to be the difference in the secure fire doorset market with excellent pricing, high quality and good availability. We are able to offer technical support and guidance on all fire door needs for both new build and retrofit projects.”

Ruari Robertson, Secured by Design, commented: “I am thrilled to welcome VLine Doorsets as members of Secured by Design and look forward to building a strong relationship between us during their membership.”

You can find out more about VLine Doorsets and their Secured by Design accredited products on their dedicated member page and via their website at

Secured by Design (SBD) is owned by the UK Police Service with the specific aim of reducing crime and increasing safety for businesses and individuals.

SBD seeks to improve the physical security of buildings and the surrounding area using products such as doors, windows, locks and walling systems along with fencing systems that meet the SBD Police Preferred Specification security requirements.

SBD have many partner organisations, ranging from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities through to local authorities, housing associations, developers and manufacturers and work closely with standards and certification bodies.

SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK, through the Police Preferred Specification - a product-based accreditation scheme developed over 20 years ago, which provides a recognised standard for all security products that effectively deter and reduce crime. SBD work with manufacturers and standards authorities to ensure that security standards are current and updated to keep pace with emerging crime trends.

Learn more about Secured by Design and our member companies at: