School Security Gates

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1st Choice Security Systems Fit School Security Gates

A local school sits at the heart of a community and as such it’s used for a whole range of purposes besides education. You may not have kids, but you’ve probably used a local school to vote, or to attend a meeting, or a fitness class. Because they’re multi-purpose facilities, our schools have long been easy to access by members of the general public, but this is no longer the case.

Physical security is now considered a cornerstone to a school’s security policy. Being able to control who enters the school at all times of the day is crucial to safeguard the young people in their care. 1st Choice Security Systems specialise in the design and installation of bespoke security gates for educational premises.

School Security Gates Provide Peace of Mind

The vast majority of criminal intrusions experienced on schools premises are – thankfully – low level. They tend to be opportunist trespassers, or vandals, who take advantage of the ease of access. These opportunist crimes tend to take place in the evening, or at weekends when there are few people around.

Electric gates demonstrate your school’s security stance, and when used alongside CCTV, access controls and an alarm system, they can provide a comprehensive defence strategy. 1st Class Security Systems engineers will always carry out an audit of a school’s vulnerabilities before making recommendations about the specific defence strategies to put in place.

A Range of School Security Gates

The majority of gates we install for schools premises have been designed specifically. This means they’re made to measure, and can respond to the unique challenges of the operating environment. All our security gates are fully compliant with current health and safety requirements, and they’re fully force tested on completion.

  • Swing Gates. These open either inwards or outwards, and can be operated manually or automatically. They can be fitted with access control systems for enhanced security.
  • Sliding Gates. These are ideal if space is an issue, or if your access area is on an incline. Sliding gates can be fitted with a range of motors, and can be linked to an access control system.
  • Bi-Fold Automatic Gates. For premises with limited space, the folding gate provides a speedy, highly secure system. They can be automated, or manually operated.

School Entrance Gate Design

Whilst creating a secure perimeter for your school is prudent, a number of our clients have been concerned about making their premises look like a ‘fortress’. 1st Choice school security gates come in a range of colours and finishes. We always work with schools to create a school entrance gate design that fits with their values and ethos. For example, you may wish to integrate the school name, logo, and colours into your security gate design.

1st Choice Combines Skills and Experience

All 1st Choice designers and installers are CAMESAFE accredited. This guarantees our skills and competence in relation to gate and barrier automation. We’re also DBS checked, which allows us to work in educational establishments. Every member of the 1st Choice team also brings at least a decade of experience working in security – making us a ‘safe pair of hands’ when it comes to securing your school premises.

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Looking for school security gates? 1st Choice Security Systems provide bespoke designs and professional installation – call us today on 0800 118 2414


  • 1st Choice Security Systems - The quality is top rate and the gate looks fantastic, excellent customer service. Thank youRebecca Perks

  • 1st Choice Security Systems - When I was looking for a state of the art security solution for my house, I was provided with an in-depth site survey & Consultation (Free of charge) before being given a fantastic service. I am very impressed and would highly recommend.Dev Patel

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