Solid shutters create dead frontages, attract grafitti and prevent viewing of shop interior.Close
ATM’s are on a narrow pavement with no privacy space, no privacy zone marking in a less observed area and with opportunity for ambush around the corner or from telephone kiosk.Close
Shelter provided by canopy encourages persons to congregate which can intimidate customers.Close
Windows in all retail units require one pane of laminated glass to be fitted that meets the requirements of BS EN 356:2000 class P2A (minimum). In higher risk/very high crime areas class P3A or P4A may be specified.
Additional security may be gained by installing internal grilles or open slatted external roller shutters certificated to STS 202 or LPS 1175.Close
When ATMs are installed they are located in areas of maximum surveillance and free from adjacent street furniture that can provide offenders with a legitimate reason to be in close proximity to the user. Street furniture should be positioned to prevent ram-raid of the ATM. Privacy zones should be marked on the pavement immediately in front of the ATM. Servicing of the ATM can be undertaken from a secure area within the building and there is easy access for cash in transit staff to minimise attack time/risk between vehicle and premises.Close
Space on the outside and inside of the entrance doors will be well illuminated during dark hours.Close