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WARRIOR WITHOUT WAITING

New finance scheme makes Warrior security and quality available to SME’s and new businesses. Don’t wait till criminals strike to safeguard your business with Warrior’s industry-leading security doors. It’s an uncomfortable truth that being robbed once remains the best predictor of being robbed again; as many as one in three break-ins are repeat offences. (Repeat…

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STAYING SAFE AT YOUR PLACE OF WORSHIP

In times of desperate need, places of worship provide crucial shelter and services to vulnerable people of all faiths and none. The responses of local mosques, gurdwaras, temples and churches to the tragic Grenfell fire drew praise across the national media. One community group working out of a local mosque raised and distributed more than…

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Risky Business

HOW HIGH-VALUE RETAILERS ARE DETERRING CRIMINALS Robbery with forced entry is more common than any other type of commercial theft – eight times more likely. (UK.GOV, 2015). Installing a high-visibility deterrent is a simple and effective way to reduce your business’ vulnerability. Alarm systems and video cameras will help in mitigating risk, but WARRIOR interlocking…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF CPD, & WARRIOR DOORS

CPD is relevant to all types of professions and industries covering numerous products and services. It is an ideal way of keeping up to date with current practices whatever your profession. It is beneficial and critical for professional development and in the case of architects a necessary part of retaining chartered membership of RIBA (Royal…

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Why is a safe room door important for all Jewellers Shops?

Installing a safe room is an effective method of keeping people and valuables secure in any retail or commercial environment – it is also becoming an increasingly popular addition for high-value home-owners. In the event of an intruder or a robbery, a safe room – also called a panic room – provides shelter and protection,…

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WAY OF THE WARRIOR!

How is a WARRIOR door made? Every bespoke Warrior Door, whether securing a jeweller, a school, a place of worship or a social housing development, takes a very similar journey through our workshop. What we finally see fitted as a fully-tested, near-indestructible product begins life as raw data and raw materials. FROM DATA TO DESIGN…

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RACE ACROSS TWO CONTINENTS – AFRICA EQUIP

In June this year a team from Warrior Doors – Sarah Murray, Gage Walsh and Brett Barratt – successfully completed the Great Midlands Fun Run. They were all taking part to raise money for Africa Equip, a charity founded in 1997 by Warrior Door’s Managing Director, Brett Barratt. Africa Equip is currently engaged in a…

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SAFEGUARDING OUR TOMORROWS

“A school is a building with four walls, and tomorrow inside” – Dan Valentine, writer Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal a 50% rise in incidents at UK schools between 2014 and 2016, with police being called on-site over 700 times (TES, 2017). One in twenty teaching assistants have faced violence from…

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WE DON’T TALK RUBBISH, WE PUT A DOOR IN FRONT OF IT!

Brett Barratt, MD at Warrior discusses the challenges and importance of bin door specification Bin stores – the problems A number for years ago I was involved in the investigation of a tower block fire in Birmingham which had started in the bin store room on the ground floor. It was unclear how the fire…

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IMPACT RESISTANT: Business and Brexit; what do we know?

Business and Brexit; what do we know? WARRIOR is a company based on dependability and reliability. Our high-security doors are designed to precise specifications and tolerances, and BREXIT –  the UK’s coming exit from the European Union – is very much an unknown quantity at the time of writing. Speculation is something we will never…

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What makes the design of a Warrior Door so unique?

At Warrior we take door design very seriously, assessing every client’s needs, requirements and expectations to ensure the optimum solution. Warrior views the door design as unique as its setting and although there are often similarities between applications, each door is bespoke manufactured to individual criteria. Warrior has experienced time after time where doors have…

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Why choose stainless steel over mild steel for your communal door

Warrior views the specification of its door solutions as in investment in build quality and durability that will last and look good for many years. Warrior prides itself in the fact that its doors do not rust or rot, plus they will not drop over time and are vandal resistant. A major contributor to these…

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How effective is your neighbourhood watch?

The aim of neighbourhood watch is to bring neighbours together to create strong, friendly, active communities where crime and anti-social behaviour are less likely to happen. Founded in New York in 1964, with the first scheme set up in the UK in 1982, the vision of the scheme is that of a caring society that…

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How a handle makes the difference!

Having installed over 15,000 doors, Warrior Doors are not only experts in door design, specification and manufacture, but also door furniture such as handles and closer’s that can sometimes get overlooked. Unless you understand the difference between the many handle options, it’s easy to choose one that is totally unfit for purpose! Through research and…

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Warrior Doors – 15,000 doors installed and counting

Warrior Doors is celebrating its landmark 20th anniversary this year. Since our official birthday celebrations in April, we’ve been reflecting on what has made Warrior doors such a success. Since 1997, Warrior Doors has installed more than 15,000 high-security doors in businesses, critical infrastructure organisations, schools, churches, museums, and retail premises – and every single…

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Failed Robbery at Jewellers in Liverpool

  Warrior Doors has again played in its part in thwarting would-be robbers who targeted a jewellery store. Ram-raiders attempted to drive a stolen Audi at speed into a shopfront at Milton’s Jewellers in Liverpool on Saturday morning (July 8, 2017). Terrified staff in the shop reported hearing a loud bang and the whole building…

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HOW WARRIOR DOORS IS HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE TO A MORE SECURE FUTURE

WARRIOR DOORS is kickstarting the careers of young people in the manufacturing and engineering sector by backing the nationwide apprenticeship scheme. WARRIOR DOORS makes a commitment to long-term support – that’s written into our product portfolio. It’s there in our ten-year warranties and our relationship with our customers. As a family-owned and family-run British business…

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How will a Warrior door benefit you!

You would be surprised what decisions there are to make when determining the right entrance door for a school or other educational establishment.  The correct door specification is extremely important and will benefit staff, students and visitors more than you might expect! A door that ensures safety and security will give complete peace of mind…

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Smash and grab challenge!

At the end of every factory tour each visitor is invited to take up the challenge to smash through one of our doors! Needless to say no one has yet succeeded! Not only has no-one succeeded under controlled factory conditions but the fact is that we have installed over 15,000 doors to date and not…

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How Warrior Doors Has Stopped Robberies

Why jewellers should upgrade their security?

Jewellers sell valuable and beautiful items, so it’s only right that they should reflect that beauty in their shops. Unfortunately, it’s a sad fact that some jewellery stores feel they must secure their premises to the extent they look like unwelcoming fortresses. While security should be a high priority, we believe criminals who should be…

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Why an interlock on your school premises can enhance security?

Security is rightly tight at schools. Over the years, leadership teams and governors up and down the country have introduced a range of measures from security fencing and gates to CCTV to keep students and staff as secure as possible. Thankfully, security incidents in schools are rare but the possibility of: Unwanted visitors or strangers…

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