SBD News

Winkhaus renew with Secured by Design

Winkhaus is one of the latest companies to renew their membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the official police security initiative.

Winkhaus UK are part of the 160 year old worldwide Winkhaus Group, with over 2,000 employees worldwide.

Leading manufacturers of high security locking systems for doors and windows, Winkhaus offer a premium and cutting edge product range graduating from lift lever locks through to automatic and electronic locks.

Winkhaus recently became the first long-standing SBD member company to hold the latest dual compliance for both Q Mark Fire BS EN 1634 and PAS24 enhanced security on both their SBD-accredited composite and timber fire and security doorset solutions.

Winkhaus’ test evidence and accreditation underwent rigorous third-party certification by a UKAS-accredited body to ensure compliance with the latest 2020 MHCLG Government guidance document Building a Safer Future: An Implementation Plan advice note 16 in Annex B, as well as SBD’s ‘Guide for Selecting Flat Entrance Doorset requirements.’

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The Winkhaus Fire & Security Doorset solution utilises their AV2 and AV3 range of multi-point autoLocks with Winkhaus’ fully-finished and low-maintenance frame system, FireFrame® for composite doorsets, or a timber frame for timber doorsets.

The system offers specifiers and fabricators a choice of FD30 and FD60 composite and timber door assemblies. Its versatility allows a choice of doorset styles, including solid and glazed versions with or without fanlights.

You can find out more about Winkhaus and their range of SBD accredited products here: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/sbd-members?view=companydetail&account=0011i00000JpvkLAAR

SBD Development Officer Doug Skins said: "Winkhaus were one of the first members of SBD with their door and window hardware back in 1999 and have been supporters of the work we do since then.

“It is great that they have renewed their membership with SBD and I look forward to working with them over the coming years”.

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