* LASN_picture_logo.jpg


Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
15th February 2023 Issue no. 643

Your industry news - first


We strongly recommend viewing Locks and Security News full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.


English French Spanish Italian German Dutch Russian Mandarin

Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of Locks and Security News.

International News

ASSA ABLOY launches comprehensive Specification Manual

* AA-specification-guide.jpg
ASSA ABLOY’s new Door Hardware Specification Manual is now available for customers to download. The guide is ASSA ABLOY’s most complete specification resource to date, helping architects and specifiers produce detailed and accurate door hardware specifications, aligned with smart construction objectives.

Sycope enters UK & Ireland markets

Sycope, an innovative monitoring solutions company, has cemented its entry into the UK and Ireland markets after signing an agreement with Nuvola Distribution.

SECO-LARM introduces its 1,200-lb Electromagnetic Lock (E-941SB-1200)

* Seco-Larm-electro-lock.jpg
SECO-LARM Maglocks are now available in black. The 1,200-lb Electromagnetic Lock has an operating voltage of 12/24 VDC (selectable), MOV Surge protection, with no residual magnetism.

A detachable faceplate for easy access to wiring.

Housing is created from anodised aluminium with a black finish. Includes an adjustable mounting bracket, and complete mounting hardware for typical installations.

Dutyholders urged to pay heed to multiple emerging fire safety legislations

* Construction-Bureau-Veritas.jpg
On January 23rd the Fire Safety (England) Regulation 2022 came into effect, putting greater emphasis on the importance of fire doors and fire safety instructions for multi-occupied high-rise buildings.

In addition this month, the UK Government has launched a consultation to force developers into putting a second staircase in all new housing blocks over 30 metre tall and sprinklers in all new care homes regardless of building height.

Welcome to


Read by industry professionals nationwide - and beyond

* FB.jpg

Welcome to your industry news weekly! We welcome comments on any item in Locks and Security News on our FaceBook page. You can find us at:


If you enjoy reading Locks and Security News so do others! If you have company news, stock clearances, distributor or product information, or even a job to offer just email news

This Week's News

Squire Stronghold marks 25 years

* Squire-Stronghold-25years.jpgSquire’s premium range Stronghold security brand is celebrating 25 years in 2023. It marks a quarter of a century of the very best in British made, heavy-duty, extra high security padlocks.

Beat the chill with ABUS UK's Winter promo

* Winter-Promo-2023-ABUS.jpgThe ABUS UK winter promo is aimed at keeping locksmiths’ businesses warm in the dark winter months.

Based on the latest innovative products in the ABUS range, including the new Touch 57 biometric padlock, plus some popular best-sellers, the winter promo offers locksmiths the opportunity to make extra sales and margin this winter.

EZVIZ launches the affordable yet feature packed EB3 battery security camera in the UK market

* EZVIZ-EB3.jpgEZVIZ launches the EB3 camera, following the success of the BC1C stand-alone battery camera. The EB3 battery camera is packed with features:

Locks and Security News Archive Search

We keep an extensive archive of news stories and product information that have featured in past issues of Locks and Security News. If you would like to run a search of the Locks and Security News web site using the search tool below please just go ahead by entering in the name of the person, product or company or any other key words that you are looking for.

Search Locks and Security News:

How to contact us at Locks and Security News:

* John-pro-shot.jpgNewsdesk News

If you would like Locks and Security News to feature your product information, case studies, or company news, just email as above. Ideally a Word doc + jpeg images. Remember, we can take copy up to 5pm on any Tuesday for Wednesday transmission.

Want a link from Locks and Security News to your web site? Just ask for details.

The views or claims expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher. Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the publisher accepts no liability for errors in this publication.

John Austen
Publishing Director
Tel:07766 707 888



Locks and Security News is broadcast every Wednesday. You may receive it FREE each week by clicking the link above.
To prevent this newsletter from getting swept up by overzealous email filters, we suggest that you add [email protected]
to your address book.


Bram Soete appointed Technical Director of CDVI Group

* BramSoete_CDVI.jpg
CDVI Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Bram Soete to the position of Technical Director for the Group. Alongside his role as General Manager of CDVI Benelux, Mr Soete will be responsible for the international Group’s Product Committee. 

Lockexpo 2023 - just 6 weeks away!

* Lockexpo2023-book-tickets.jpg
Lockexpo 2023 is just 6 weeks away, if you have not registered for your free visitor ticket please do so now and save yourself hassle on the door.

www.lockexpo.co.uk and follow the link

Look forward to seeing you all there.


Applications open to property protection and security experts for £135 million public sector framework

* ASC1.jpg
Property protection and security experts can now apply to be part of a £135m public sector asset and building management framework.

Three men prosecuted for working as illegal security in Newtownards

* SIA-logo.jpg
On 25 January 2023 Christopher Butler, from Belfast, pleaded guilty at Downpatrick Magistrates’ Court to five offences including providing illegal security to a bar and restaurant in Newtownards.

Two men supplied as security by Butler were also prosecuted on Wednesday for working illegally at the same venue. Butler, who is sole director of Strangford Security, has been referred for further proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Van Guard joins forces with ARMD to prevent and protect against van crime

* Vanguard-Hooklock.jpg
Van Guard Accessories, a market leader in van accessories and security solutions has partnered with ARMD to prevent and protect against van crime. The new partnership means that businesses and tradespeople across the country can benefit from Van Guard's best-in-class vehicle security products and ARMD’s innovative tool protection solutions.

© Locks and Security News 2023.
Subscribe | Unsubscribe | Hall of Fame | Cookies | Sitemap