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Security blog

Our complete range of security systems

Crime can have a devastating effect on business. Whether it’s theft, property damage or something even more serious, the consequences are always costly. And unfortunately, it can happen to any business at any time. There’s never any guarantee that you can avoid being a victim of crime altogether. But you can make it less likely to happen to you, and reduce the impact if it does. As business leaders, we all have an obligation to protect our property and our teams. And here at EDS, helping you do that is our speciality. Here are some of the solutions we can … Read more

How to control city centre traffic

How to control city-centre traffic

Traffic management is a concern in every city in the world. Pollution and congestion create challenges that can severely affect city residents. Every city handles it differently. Many are banning cars from city centres all together, creating walkable cities that are better for business, tourism and health. We know that not all councils have the option to completely ban cars or HGVs from their city centres, or may not want to! This doesn’t mean that there aren’t traffic control measures available to support your residents. In fact, there are many available that allow you to improve safety, reduce congestion and … Read more

Threat blog

How entry and security solutions can protect your site from threat

Unfortunately, threats are an ever-present part of life, from vandalism to terrorism. Every organisation has to be vigilant. And if you are in a strategically important or high-profile sector or institution, it’s especially pressing. From transport hubs to government buildings and hospitals, there are certain sites where the risks are greater – as are the consequences if anything goes wrong. There’s no way of eliminating these threats altogether. But you can mitigate and minimise risk. You may be drafting a counter-terrorism plan, or perhaps you’re guarding against a local spike in property crime. Either way, how you control access to … Read more

Police blog

Gates and security services for the police

Police forces across the UK have to maintain incredibly high standards. Of course that goes for the service they provide for their communities. But it also goes for the products and services the police bring in to support their work. When it comes to provisioning these services, it’s important that forces turn to the experts. At EDS we want to be your first port of call, and here’s why. We’ve got years of experience working with the Metropolitan Police and smaller forces from around the UK. In this time, we’ve undertaken large scale security infrastructure upgrades, and more specialised bespoke … Read more

Heavy duty blog

Heavy duty barriers and gate

Some industries have requirements that go above and beyond the ordinary. From manufacturing and construction sector businesses working with heavy machinery, to logistics teams who are constantly on the move. These businesses need the right technology to match their unique work, and that’s where we can help. At EDS we support our clients by designing, installing and maintaining a range of bespoke, automatic gates and barriers. Our gates are designed according to your specifications and can also come equipped with matching railings and security services. In today’s blog we’ll take a closer look at how we design and supply gates … Read more

education sector blog

Entry and security services for the education sector

The education sector needs to prioritise security. When we say education we don’t just mean schools, but universities and adult training and education providers as well. In this sector, keeping learners safe and reliably tracking attendance is a must. That’s where we can help here at EDS. We’re specialists in making an entrance. We’ve worked with industries throughout the UK to improve their external and internal entranceways, as well as their security and access control. One of the sectors we’ve worked with most extensively is education. In today’s blog we’ll give our insight into the services that have best helped … Read more

Residential blog

Our range of residential gates fencing and parking systems

At EDS we know that no matter your vision when designing your dream home, consistency is key. This especially applies to two key areas, the security of your property and its appearance. You can have the best security system in the world, but it’s all for nothing if you leave the door open. At EDS we help to ensure that there’s no gaps in your security system, and that it all lines up with your aesthetic vision. That’s what today’s blog is all about. We’ll show some of the options available for your home, and how they work in conjunction … Read more

Turntable blog

How to integrate turntables in your garage

Installing a turntable at your home is a fantastic way to save space, wow your visitors and reduce stress every single day. We know that many homes in new developments or in urban areas don’t have the space to afford a large driveway. There’s nothing more frustrating than parking a car in a narrow driveway or small garage. The only thing that comes close is trying to get your car back out again. In today’s blog we’ll cover the benefits of integrating turntables in your garage, and how at EDS we ensure each one meets your individual requirements. What are … Read more

Parking blog

How to create a complete parking system

At EDS we’re here to offer support on the areas of your business that you might not always be thinking about. This means everything from your doors, gates, security and building management. And one area of a business where all these services come together is your car park. A car park is one of the first impressions any visitor has of your site. If it’s a disorganised or potentially unsecure process, it can run the risk of genuinely upsetting someone. We all love our cars, and seeing one damaged because of a sub-par car park has to be avoided. Making … Read more