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The key facts about masterkey systems

The key facts about masterkey systems The more you understand about security, the more secure you, your premises, your people and your business will be. A quick look at the basics of masterkey systems will show you why they’re so popular and provide a few things to think about if you’re installing, changing or updating […]

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Key security and patent protection.

Let’s talk about key security and patent protection. When looking for key security, it can be confusing when cylinder options A and B both sound good. Let’s make it simpler: Do they have PATENT PROTECTION? That’s it. That’s the critical question. Without patent protection, all the other bells and whistles of a lock cylinder count […]

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Important dates over Christmas 2021

As we approach the festive period we’d like to remind you of some important dates at Access2, including last dispatches and Christmas shutdown hours. Monday 20th December – Last Cylinder Dispatches Tuesday 21st December – Last Key Order Dispatches Wednesday 22nd December – Stocktaking Thursday 23rd December – Stocktaking Friday 24th December – Business Closed […]

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Eckhart Leptien brings more in-depth expertise to Access2

Access2 is delighted to announce that Dusseldorf-based Eckhart Leptien is joining its team as Business Development Manager, Export Sales. With a depth of experience that few can match and extensive networks within the Architectural Ironmongery industry, Eckhart is a superb fit for a business that serves clients the world over. Formerly with a leading German […]

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Playing a crucial role in building a legend

Terms like exceptional, outstanding and perfection can be overused, but when they’re used appropriately, they capture something quite extraordinary. Taking it up another level, the soon to be opened Grand Lisboa Palace Resort Macau is billing itself as ‘beyond legendary’. It might sound like hyperbole, but we’ve been involved with the project and concur. This […]

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It’s needed. We do it. That’s not a reaction. It’s our philosophy.

During the second week of lockdown Access2 increased production to support the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The new Specialist Critical Care Centre at the Grange University Hospital development was pulled forward due to Coronavirus outbreak. With an original completion date of 2021, the hospital was now preparing for March 2020. The Care Centre approached […]

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Customer Update – 25th March 2020

Like many other businesses we are monitoring the current situation day by day, and in-line with the latest government advice, Access2 will remain open. Although Access2 may not be classed as an essential business, many of our End User customers that require new or replacement keys and cylinders provide essential services such as the NHS, […]

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Get clear on TS007 at The Security Event

After the Door and Hardware Federation introduced the TS007 standard and following changes to the Building Regulations 2015 – Part Q, the benchmark was set. Conditions were right for a dramatic improvement in home security. Although that’s happening, I believe things could be moving faster and have a wider reach within the retrofit market. There’s […]

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Eliminate the heartache, hassle and cost of lost keys

We’ve all been there: that sinking feeling when you reach into your pocket for a door key and it isn’t there. The desperate patting down of all other possible pockets. Often, you find the key, but when you don’t, it’s always at the most inconvenient time. It’s dark. It’s late. It’s raining. It’s not even […]

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