According to HistoryHouse, ‘smash and grab’ robberies have been around as early as 1708, and yet despite the advancements in security as well as the sophisticated execution of robberies today, the ‘smash and grab’ is still occurring every week in jewellers and other high-end stores across the UK.
A Freedom of Information Request by the Scottish Conservatives has revealed that the bill for taxpayers repairing vandalism in Scotland’s schools alone has exceeded £4.5million in the last five years.
Braunstone Community Primary School in Leicester has been forced to close for a whole week as a result of vandalism.
On Monday 3rd January, intruders broke into the school, smashing around 45 windows and doors, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
The final part of our series aimed at helping you choose the right window security solution for your premises looks at domestic applications, including houses, flats and outbuildings like garages.
In the third of our series of articles exploring the window security options for different kinds of premises we’re focusing on warehouses and other types of industrial units. Be sure to read our articles on window security for shops and retail outlets and offices too.
The second in our series of articles exploring the window security options for different kinds of premises. Our first covered Office Window Security – this one looks at shops and retail outlets.
This is the first in a series of articles exploring the window security options for different kinds of premises. Each type of property has its own requirements, its own unique security issues and, of course, its own solutions.
Today we’re starting with offices.
“Winter is coming…”
An often quoted line in the hit TV show Game of Thrones, said to warn of the onset of winter and impending doom. Where property is concerned it holds true in real life too.
One of the biggest concerns people raise with us when discussing window security is how it’s going to look. Most people want their home or business premises to be as secure as possible but not many are willing to trade off they way the property actually looks.