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The brilliance of Bi Fold Gates revolutionises the Houndshill Shopping Centre -


Blackpool | August 2014

Expert were approached to design a solution to fix the problem of the lack of physical security on the loading bay entrance at Houndshill Shopping Centre. We installed security upgrades to their site, optimising delivery access as well as increasing security to pedestrians in the built up area with a bi folding gate.

The area around Houndshill Shopping Centre is a busy high street in the centre of Blackpool with a high volume of pedestrian and vehicle traffic. In these circumstances, and with the lack of additional manoevering space, there was no room to install traditional automatic sliding gates. Additionally the existing vehicle barrier did not prevent pedestrians from accessing this area, presenting an increased security risk to the bay, as well as a safety issue for the pedestrians.

Bi-Folding Gates from Expert are the height of Speedy Security

Expert devised the perfect solution, in installing a Bi-Folding Speed Gate. These types of bi-folding gates offer a fast acting physical gate and prevent access from unauthorised vehicles and people.

All bi fold gates supplied by Expert are manufactured using RHS steel frames and CHS tubular steel infills. A wide range of alternate infills are available to suit customers’ requirements and to match adjoining fencing design. It is possible to incorporate spiked tops, warning lights and sirens to bi fold gates if required.

Bi fold gates in the form of trackless speed gates are the ideal solution where speed of opening and closing is essential or where space is at a premium. Bi fold gates from Expert are designed with high security in mind, and put safety as paramount. The gates have a hinge between the leafs which further assists in the very fast operation speeds. Our gates use a superior integrated control panel and encoder which allows for a fast, smooth direct drive action. As such, bi fold gates from Expert are more sophisticated than other models on the market, offering the best security while providing ample safety for both authorised personnel and bystanding pedestrians.

The system is controlled by a GSM intercom allowing authorised deliveries to enter the loading bay area when required. Customers can be sure that all our security systems, including our bi-folding gates are built to the highest quality and strength, and that at Expert Security we make sure to tailor a solution to fit any and all your needs, including turnstiles.