PEL

London primary school benefits from PEL’s security solutions

  • 8 Jun 2016

  • Share

Westbrook Primary School in Hounslow, West London will now benefit from site-wide access control, CCTV and intruder alarm systems following an installation by PEL Services.

Westbrook Primary SchoolThe new school building and grounds, costing £10.58 million and teaching 665 pupils, has a cleverly arranged space configuration to allow the local community to benefit from its facilities out of school hours – including three halls – whilst securing access to the main teaching areas.

PEL Services fitted a Paxton Net2 Access Control system to the school’s perimeter doors and gates, including the barrier protected car park, in addition to the sporting and meeting halls, reception doors and IT rooms.

The system is in use on a total of 15 entrances, allowing approximately 100 users varied levels of access. Perimeter entrances also benefit from a video door entry system, integrated into the access control system by PEL.

24 hour CCTV surveillance

Westbrook Primary School also includes a HikVision IP networked CCTV system. The system comprises 22 Dome day/night vision cameras which monitor the school’s perimeter, external grounds, corridors and reception.

The system offers 24 hour recorded video surveillance, stored onto a 16TB storage device which is monitored by the school’s on site manager using a laptop device. The CCTV system was specified by PEL for its ability to use the school’s network rather than requiring its own dedicated network.

Intruder alarm system

A Grade 3 Menvier Intruder Alarm system, featuring an addressable control panel, was also installed to protect the school out of hours.  The system has been configured by PEL to protect the teaching areas and offices during weekday evenings and full site-wide coverage at weekends.

Nathan Brace, Site Manager at Westbrook Primary School, has been impressed with the work carried out by PEL and the level of service the school has received: “all the security systems in place are great – easy to use and working exactly as they should be.  PEL’s support has been really good, from install up”.

Westbrook Primary School has now awarded PEL with the contract to maintain these systems.

Leave a Reply

More articles

Eco-Readymix

Eco-Readymix invests in new trucks following huge demand

Eco-Readymix has increased its vehicle fleet to keep up with high mortar demand by recently taking delivery of two of the country’s first Porsche designed Euro 6 Scantia XT’s.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Civil Engineering, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Floors, Hard Landscaping & Walkways, Landscaping, Posts, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

  • Share
Imperial Bricks

New contemporary and regional bricks from Imperial at London Build

Imperial Bricks will be launching new contemporary wirecut, linear handmade and sanded stock bricks at this year’s London Build show.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Walls

  • Share
Gilberts

A synergy between contemporary and heritage achieved by Gilberts

Through refining state of the art technology, Gilberts has played a vital role in helping bring a Grade II listed building into the 21st century.

Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Case Studies, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation

  • Share
Keystone Lintels

Architecture in Action, Creating Landmarks on England’s South Coast: A Keystone Lintels article

HGP Architects Director Matthew Williams shares his views from a busy practice with a special focus on waterside regeneration.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation

  • Share