Residential Vigilo Automatic Bollards

Security bollards are used for a variety of reasons, such as restricting access to pedestrian areas, traffic calming measures, and as a means of adding additional security. But it’s not just organisations and government departments that are using them. Today, more and more homeowners are also choosing to invest in driveway bollards to keep their…

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For most busy towns and city centres, an increase in traffic flow is a challenge that urban planners and designers must address. Because unfortunately, in many cases, traditional methods of traffic management are no longer enough. Automatic rising bollards are one way that modern planners are meeting this challenge head-on. Town traffic management basics As…

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Terrorists are increasingly relying on tactics like car-ramming to kill or harm large groups of people. And, following a succession of horrific – and in some cases fatal – vehicle-based terror attacks, anti-terrorism urban architecture is on the rise. But rather than merely erecting concrete barricades, urban planners face a more significant challenge; how can…

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When it comes to bollards, it is easy to become overwhelmed at the options. As well as all the different types of security bollards available, there is also a vast array of sizes, colours, shapes and finishes to choose from. In this handy guide, our experts share some quick advice on how to find the…

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rising security bollards repair and service. macs automated bollard systems ltd

Across the UK, bollard systems are protecting everything from driveways and shop fronts to bus gates and town centre pedestrian zones. Indeed, by acting as both a physical and visual barrier – while still allowing free pedestrian access – bollards are perfect for guarding property and vulnerable spaces. But, choosing the right security bollard is…

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Dangerous and anti-social driving and parking on the school run have become a concern for many parents and teachers. And, in response, traffic-calming measures are being introduced in some areas to keep children safe as they travel to and from school. Such measures include fixed enforcement cameras and pavement bollards. Enforcement cameras Some schools are…

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MACS Bollards

A telescopic security bollard is a retractable bollard that locks into position when needed. It is also designed to lower into the ground when not in use, allowing vehicles to pass over. But what else do you need to know about this ingenious product? What are the benefits of a telescopic security bollard? They keep…

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Today, we want the places where we work, live and have fun to look appealing. Beautiful spaces encourage civic pride and responsibility. They engage the people who use them, and they can even impact our wellbeing and increase our quality of life. And that’s vitally important when you consider that, according to the UN, by…

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Automatic Bollard - Watford Talos M50

With terrorism continuing to present a substantial threat in the UK, keeping people and places secure is critical. But there has been a disturbing rise in terrorist attacks using vehicles. For example, in June 2017, three assailants drove a van at high speed into crowds on the London Bridge before exiting the vehicle to stab…

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pavement parking

Pavement parking is a problem for councils across the UK. Pavement parked cars can be dangerous; forcing pedestrians into the road to face oncoming traffic. This is a particular difficulty for vulnerable people, such as the elderly, those with vision or mobility issues, or families with pushchairs. And of course, people are at risk of…

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