Demand for high security glass has been growing fast in the past year. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group looks at the exciting technical advances that are stimulating this rise in demand.

PsiOxus Therapeutics Ltd is a UK and US based cancer therapeutics company listed 25th in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 in 2017 for its ‘Gene Therapy for Cancer’ platform technology for the treatment of solid tumours. PsiOxus has expanded into 21,000 sq ft of new facilities including a state of the art research and development laboratory in The Quadrant at the Abingdon Science Park. .

Glazing has long been recognised as a highly versatile option for the external envelope of many buildings, and, increasingly for prominent internal features too. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, looks at the advantages which laminated glass can bring to the aesthetics and security of a property.

Modern glass processing can help address a number of construction challenges. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, explains why consulting your glass processor’s technical design team before specifying can give you a clear advantage.

Colin Campbell, Managing Director of Codelocks UK, discusses how keyless access control solutions can boost safety and security in the post-COVID-19 workplace.

Professionals involved in the planning, design and ongoing management of public spaces and streetscapes must consider and address a number of factors when looking at site security and safety. Here, Mark Lester of Hörmann UK, explores the key issues and the solutions available to help mitigate against potential terrorist threats, without altering the overall landscape.

As part of its specifically designed SECURA™ range for the anti-ligature market, leading manufacturer Intastop, has launched the new Multi-Lock Removable Doorstop.

Leading provider of secure windows for medical establishments Crittall-Fendor worked closely with architects throughout the design phase of a new state of the art mental health hospital in Kent.

Following its ‘Urban Lung’ project that embellished the pages of June’s issue, Yaoundé-based firm HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates returns to this month’s issue with another feast for the eyes, Fine Flower – Dubai Heart; which is set to be the largest leisure park in the world.

Designed to transform part of East London as part of the £3.7bn Canning Town and Custom House Regeneration programme, a new mixed-used scheme – including a mix of residential, retail and leisure accommodation – presented varied challenges when it came to designing and installing the security and fire safety requirements.

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