Secured by design

Secured by Design is a UK police initiative targeted at using security design innovations to help reduce crime by improving security features. Research shows that Secured by Design can reduce burglary and car crime by 50% and criminal damage by 25%. It supports one of the Governments key planning objectives - the creation of secure, quality places where people wish to live and work. Secured by Design is a not for profit organisation that tests the security of doors, locks, windows and cars and subjects them to a greater level of attack than general security standard tests. So you can be sure that the products they test are truly more secure than standard security. acpo crime prevention foor door securityThe initiative is run by ACPO Crime Prevention Initiatives Limited and is funded through partnership with companies whose products meet technical standards identified by ACPO CPI. Only the companies who match the high standards tested by ACPO CPI0 are given permission to use the ‘Secured by Design’ logo on the products which have been tested. This logo shows customers that the product has passed enhanced security tests, and to help them better protect their homes, workplaces and cars. door security.

All of our Guardian doors are fitted with Yale locking mechanisms which are endorsed by Secured by Design and include a multi-point locking system and high performance 6 pin cylinder. Both of which are tested to an enhanced standard.

We are also able to offer all of our doors with an optional Secured by Design endorsed upgrade that includes adding extra security to the toughened glass that comes as standard. For more information on the Secured by Design initiative or ACPO Crime Prevention Initiatives Limited please visit