Space to work when you need it

Ganterstorage3Activity based working space is the new buzzword in today’s world of flexible office management

As companies adapt to the ways of modern working – such as offering their staff more flexible hours, opportunities to work remotely, bringing in specialist teams for one-off projects – the office space also needs to adapt to provide a comfortable and efficient space for those present.

The latest concept in flexible work environments is known as activity based working (ABW) space, which means that regardless of employee numbers on a given day, there’s always a suitable workspace for them.

Such practices frequently involve ‘hot desking’ – which means that once an employee has finished their shift, they simply lock up their things and clear the desk space for the next person. Read more


princess royal hospital - haywards heath - lo resMeridian Surveillance Systems are securing the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with door controllers, proximity readers and management software from Access Control Technology (ACT) as part of an IP-addressable system.

The Royal Sussex County Hospital provides general, specialist and tertiary services as part of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) which is an acute teaching hospital Read more

Traka Helping BT Make the Right Call

data_centre_cardiff_lo-resManagement systems from Traka are being used by BT to track keys at its £90m flagship International Data Centre in Cardiff Bay, Wales.

Operations at the centre are supported by stringent security measures which ensure access to and within the building is controlled and restricted to authorised personnel whose use of site keys can be seen with clear audit trail capability.

Occupied by 250 staff who manage the diverse requirements of BT’s hosting and managed service customers worldwide, the International Data Centre is a 60,000 sq. ft. Read more

Portsmouth Guildhall campus using transom door closers from Alpro

university of portsmouth lo resThe University of Portsmouth is using transom door closers from Alpro Architectural Hardware at its Guildhall campus.

Alpro’s overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of aluminium doors and can have light, medium or heavy spring strengths to suit type of usage, with a 90 degree hold-open option. The university is using the devices Read more