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Access 2 team to attend GAI Education awards

Every year the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) recognise the outstanding educational achievements of the door hardware industry’s rising stars at their annual Education Awards. The GAI education syllabus is the only recognised programme in the world that leads to a qualification in architectural ironmongery to British and European standards. The Access2 team will be […]

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One Project, Two Priorities

When a hotelier is undertaking a refurbishment of a property, and every detail of each individual room has been chosen with note-perfect accuracy, the access control and security system cannot be an afterthought. Why would you ruin the work of the design team? Why would you risk compromising the hotel’s operation? When we got involved […]

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Access2 at the Independent Hotel Show

Access2 Ltd are delighted to be exhibiting at the Independent Hotel show, the business event for luxury and boutique hotels, in October. Smart enough to suit the most desirable boutique hotels, and tough enough for continual use in major hotel chains, our products control access to a wide variety of leisure-related premises. We’re proud to have […]

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Come & see Access2 at the Auto Locksmith Expo

Access2 are delighted to be exhibiting  at The Auto Locksmiths EXpo (ALEX) in October.  An exciting show for auto locksmiths, brought to you by the team that brings you the Locksmiths Exhibition every March and is THE show for auto locksmiths. Our team will be on Stand 14 for the two days and will have samples of our new […]

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We’re stocktaking. Dates for your diary

                      We know it’s not the most exciting news, but stocktaking is important.  We offer a wide range of products and promise rapid turnaround on orders, so it’s vital that we know exactly what we‘ve got and where it’s located.   We wish we could carry […]

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The benefits of going mechatronic

Just as there are applications where mechanical lock cylinders are the perfect solution, there are situations where anything other than an electronic locking system would be impractical. Both options have pros and cons, but there is a third option – a combined mechatronic system that’s ideal for challenging environments where security is paramount. Mechatronics, as […]

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World Cup Competition

Only one team will take home the trophy but get your sums right and you could take home two Vanlocks – a definite winner in vehicle security. What’s the average of 64? Sounds like a daft question, but there are 64 matches to be played. 48 in the group stages, 8 in the next round, […]

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If trademarks never expire, what’s the point of a patent?

Throwing light on the issue that’s got the industry talking A lot of manufacturers make substantial claims for their products and although it’s not our style, many take the opportunity to rubbish a competitor’s offering. Gaining an edge is important, but sometimes that edge is gained on the back of misleading information or half-truths. Right […]

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Neil Furness joins the team at Access 2

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Furness as our new Regional Sales Manager for the North. Neil joined us on Monday, 9th April, and with a considerable track record in our industry, I’m sure he’ll hit the ground running. Neil’s previous position was with M. Marcus (ISEO), where for the past 4 […]

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