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Surface Guard Triumphs At Counter Terror Awards

8 March 2019

Surface Guard recognised with Physical Security Award   Surface Guard, an innovative vehicle barrier system designed by ATG A... More

ATG Access Partners With Bega Lighting UK For New Illuminated Bollard Sleeve

7 March 2019

ATG and Bega design new lighting caps for bollards   In an exciting new development, ATG Access has joined forces with light ... More

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC Acquires ATG Access

25 February 2019

Hill & Smith Buys ATG for £22.5m   Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, the international group with leading positions in the ... More

ATG Access Cements International Success With Greater China Awards Win

20 February 2019

  ATG Access recognised as Rising Star at Greater China Awards   Tweet ATG Access, the world’s leading innovator of ro... More

5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Driveway Security Bollard

30 January 2019

Tweet A driveway security bollard isn’t something you buy every day, in fact, once you start searching online for driveway s... More

How We Secured The Palm Boardwalk, Dubai | Case Study

28 January 2019

Tweet Project Background   The Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk, built over the rocks of the Palm’s breakwater is six meters wide an... More

International Security Expo 2018 Recap

10 December 2018

ISE 2018 Proves Huge Success For ATG The International Security Expo 2018 has come to an end, closing the door on perhaps our most... More

Record-breaking Year As ATG’s Profits Hit All-time High

4 December 2018

ATG Profits & Revenue Soars In Record-breaking Year It’s been a record-breaking year for us here at ATG Access with turn... More

Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA | High Security Case Study

20 September 2018

Securing Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Project Background Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is the primary, international airport serving Los ... More

Surface Guard At The Blackpool Switch On | Case Study

3 September 2018

Securing Blackpool for the Switch On Located in the North-West of the UK, Blackpool is a seaside resort is heavily reliant on tour... More

What is PAS 68? The Impact Test Standard Explained

30 August 2018

What is PAS 68?   In the world of physical security, the PAS 68 specification is something many of us will already be familia... More

Westminster Crash: The Changing Threat Of Vehicle Attacks

16 August 2018

Westminster Crash After the recent suspected terror attack in Westminster, the threat of vehicle as a weapon attacks (VAAWs) has o... More

Luke’s Story – Taking On A Triathlon for Brain Tumour Research

2 August 2018

A Worthy Challenge An iron-distance triathlon is one of the most punishing endurance events you can find, taking a special kind of... More

ATG Access Wins Big At ECHO Regional Business Awards

22 June 2018

ATG Access Crowned International Business of the Year ATG Access got the gold last night winning top honours at the Liverpool ECHO... More

A Big Weekend for Surface Guard

7 June 2018

Surface Guard at the Biggest Weekend Festival   It doesn’t get much bigger for music than BBC Radio 1’s Biggest Weekend F... More

Surface Guard Protects Thousands at the London Marathon

24 April 2018

Protecting the London Marathon The annual London Marathon became the latest event to receive the highest levels of protection from... More

Industry News: Singapore Invests in Security for a Safer Tomorrow

23 April 2018

The Importance of Critical Infrastructure Protection in Singapore   Described as one of the ‘Four Asian Tigers’, Singapor... More

Export News: ATG Forges New Partnerships

13 April 2018

ATG Access Export News It’s an exciting time for ATG export as the company continues to grow having recently forged three new pa... More

Strengthening Stadium Security ahead of 2018’s Major Events

15 March 2018

Over the past couple of years, stadiums and tourist attractions across the world have become key targets for terrorist attacks due... More

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week With ATG’s Apprentices Past & Present

9 March 2018

Apprenticeship Week At ATG Access It’s National Apprenticeship Week (5-9, March), 5 days that showcase and celebrate the bes... More

Security Doesn’t Have to be Ugly: Case Study

27 February 2018

When looking at physical security designs, there is a balance between proportionate and cost-effective security measures and aesth... More

Lord Mayor’s Show: Temporary Event Security Case Study

The City of London source anti-terror barriers to protect their bridges from vehicle as a weapon style attacks. Project Background... More

Case Study: ‘The Bund’, Shanghai

‘The Bund’, Shanghai is one of the most crowded places across China’s tourist hot spots. ATG Access were approac... More

Celebrating National Inventors Day With Robert Ball

11 February 2018

National Inventors Day, 2018 It’s National Inventors Day and across the UK, inventors and their inventions are being celebra... More

Surface Guard To Secure Serious Request Festival 2017 In Apeldoorn.

20 December 2017

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation At Serious Request Festival Every year in the Netherlands a huge charity festival takes place, the Seri... More

ATG Access Named Amazon’s Export Champion of the Year

4 December 2017

Amazon’s Export Champion ATG Access, the world’s leading provider of road blocker, bollard and vehicle barrier systems, ha... More

Report Release | Protecting the Future
 of Multi-Functional Cities

8 November 2017

Our city centres are no longer just areas we visit when we want to shop at our favourite high-street stores or grab a bite to eat.... More

Surface Guard Wins Physical Security Product Of The Year

20 October 2017

Physical Security Product of the Year ATG’s efforts to be a driving force to innovate security measures to prevent vehicle a... More

30% Rise in Vehicle Theft Over The Last Three Years

28 September 2017

Concern Over 30% Rise In Vehicle Theft There has been a 30% rise in vehicle theft in the past three years, which should come as a... More

10 Years of Export Growth for ATG Access

Big Projects Cap 10 Years of Export Growth ATG Access is celebrating 10 years of export growth with a deal to supply barriers and ... More

Increasing Security to Protect Against Vehicle As A Weapon Attacks

The rising threat of vehicle as a weapon attacks The recent vehicle as a weapon attacks, such as the Christmas Market attack in Be... More

ATG Directors Tackle the Manchester Marathon

6 April 2017

After months of grueling preparation and training, Gavin Hepburn (ATG Sales & Marketing Director) and Peter Shipley (Finance D... More

ATG Access’s President Glenn Cooper wins the International Director Award 2017

The Institute of Directors hosted their annual awards ceremony for the North West of England on Thursday 30th March.  The annual ... More

Can a Lorry Attack Ever be Stopped

22 December 2016

Following the tragic Berlin Christmas Market attack this week, it is clear that physical security measures are needed to stop a n... More

The Anne Frank Museum, Amsterdam

8 November 2016

The Anne Frank Museum in central Amsterdam is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk. Security conce... More

Meadow Shopping Centre – Case Study

13 September 2016

Project Background Meadow Hall Shopping Centre is one of the UK’s largest, indoor shopping centres with nearly 300 stores, many ... More

The Shard – Case Study

The Shard Security Project Background The Shard of Glass is Europe’s tallest building standing 307m high (1016ft). The iconic bu... More

Birmingham New Street Station | Case Study

Security Bollards for Birmingham New Street Station ATG Access has worked extensively across the UK with Network Rail to secure ma... More

Will ‘BREXIT’ Really Affect UK Manufacturers?

25 July 2016

The challenge of Brexit for UK companies After the recent and monumental referendum result concluding that over the next two years... More

Why You Need HVM Solutions For Temporary Events

15 July 2016

UK leads the charge on hostile vehicle mitigation solutions The UK is probably the most advanced country in the world in having de... More

Cyber Security Cyclone

8 July 2016

With substantial investment and focus within the security industry on Cyber Security threat mitigation, there is a worry that the ... More

Six Contracts in Six Countries in Six Days

15 June 2016

On the 14th June 1942, the famous writer and Holocaust victim Anne Frank began writing her diary. Today, the house where she went ... More

Which Driveway Bollard is Best?

Why Buy A Driveway Bollard? With so many options available it can be difficult deciding on which driveway bollard is best for pro... More

British Expertise Leads the Physical Security Industry in the Middle East

25 April 2016

Abu Dhabi is a rapidly expanding Emirate with a vast mix of cultures. Local Emiratis make up approximately 15% of the Abu Dhabi po... More

Trinidad’s First HVM Event Takes Place

8 March 2016

Bollards Trinidad officially represents ATG Access in the Caribbean’s physical security sector. Following on from a well att... More

ATG helps local family to raise £50k

3 March 2016

ATG Colleagues help a local family who are looking to raise £50,000 to send their little daughter to the USA for a life-changing... More

Regeneration Projects, City of Doha

Currently involved in a multitude of critical national infrastructure protection projects, the latest ATG Access installation prot... More

Why Bollards?

17 November 2015

Bollards are one of the only choices for pedestrian friendly protection from vehicle attack. They are simple yet strong barriers w... More

Shallow Mount Bollards Explained

Why You Need Shallow Mount Bollards ATG Access is the leading manufacturer of shallow mount bollards and over the years we have su... More

W Hotel, Qatar

12 November 2015

The W-Hotel in Doha was identified by our local partner ACEC as an asset requiring upgraded perimeter security. Automatic bollard ... More

Safeguarding National Treasures

Historic, and high-profile, national venues were used as temporary, sporting arenas during London 2012. Not only did these locatio... More

Progress is No Barrier for ATG Access

From humble beginnings, ATG Access, based in the North West of the U.K, has now become one of the world’s leading suppliers ... More

International Growth Continues for ATG Access

As ATG Access’s international presence grows the latest secured projects span across the globe. Following several successful... More

Merseyside Firm Hailed as Export Champion for the North West

A Merseyside company which designs and manufactures security bollards is being hailed as one of the North West’s leading Exp... More

ATG Access Announce Milestone Deal With Ameristar

ATG Access Joins Forces With Ameristar Perimeter Security USA CoBaCo Group, owners of the ATG Access brand and business units anno... More

Exhibition Fever Hits ATG Access

Starting with the Security Expo in Beijing last December, the ATG Access brand has travelled across the globe promoting its latest... More

Lucy Wins the Business Leader of Tomorrow Award

ATG Access’s recently appointed Marketing Executive, Lucy Foster has won the prestigious Business Leader of Tomorrow nationa... More

Surface Mounted Products Prove Popular At The Beijing Expo

ATG Access’s Chinese distributors, KMAX attend the 11th Chinese International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security. The ... More

ATG Access announces a new partnership with AVS-Elli

ATG Access is proud to announce its latest partnership with AVS-Elli in Australia. AVS-Elli is an innovative design and manufactur... More

ATG Access Has Secured Investment From LDC

ATG targets international growth after investment from LDC The management team of ATG Access, the global leader in high-security v... More

ATG Access holds a Macmillan Cancer coffee morning

ATG Access supported the fantastic Macmillan Cancer cause by hosting their own coffee morning on the 1st November. ATG Access staf... More

ATG Access wins an unusual security project working for EDF

ATG Access was approached by EDF Trading to address a specific site problem. EDF Trading had previously worked with ATG Access to ... More

ATG Access wins Birmingham’s biggest perimeter security project to date.

The centre of Birmingham is currently undergoing vast regeneration in areas of the city. ATG Access was invited to tender for a nu... More

Another Successful Surface Mounted Barrier Impact Test

ATG Access are very pleased to announce that a derivative of the LW3 surface mounted road blocker which was exhibited at last week... More

Dynamic load information on the new ATG Access Gladiator bollard helps seal the deal.

King’s Cross Square is the second largest square in Europe. The area has already undergone vast regeneration in the surround... More

ATG Access make the Profit Track 100 rankings

ATG Access are very proud to announce that they have made the Sunday Times Profit Track 100 rankings which will be published this ... More

ATG Access’ MD at the helm of an EU regulation review

The Prime Minister David Cameron last week announced that six business leaders will identify the European rules and regulations th... More

New team additions at ATG Access in Asia and Mexico

To continue supporting ATG Access’s global growth strategy, we are proud to announce the appointment of two new internationa... More

ATG Access scoops top manufacturing prize

ATG Access has been crowned the Manufacturing Company of the Year at the Insider Magazine’s annual “Made in the North... More

ATG Access hosts an industry leading seminar in Dubai

Protecting critical national infrastructure and the general public from a vehicle bomb attack is a critical area of focus for m... More

Australia Fully Embraces British HVM Equipment

Australia adopts hostile vehicle mitigation equipment Australia is at the forefront of utilising HVM equipment to secure their cri... More

Supporting Local Projects Across the Middle East Region

ATG Access’s partnership with a manufacturing company in the Gulf region enables the company to be ultra competitive on prod... More

Seminar Hosted in the British Consulate-General, Hong Kong

ATG Access worked with the British Consulate-General in Hong Kong to successfully host a seminar focusing on counter terrorism top... More

ATG Features in a Coalition of 100+ Senior Business Figures

ATG Access’s President, Glenn Cooper was approached to be involved within a coalition of more than 100 of the country’... More

British & Singaporean Relations Strengthen

British and Singaporean business relations go from strength to strength prior to this month’s government trade mission to Si... More

Viv Hill | Residential & Commercial Bollards Product Manager

Viv Hill joined ATG Access 21 years ago and has held a variety of roles within the company. Coming to ATG Access after being intro... More

Sarah Iqbal

Originally from a creative background having studied her undergraduate course in BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design at Manchester ... More

Lee Craig

Lee joined ATG 25 years ago in 1990 as a Fabricator. At that time the company wasn’t know as ATG; it was a small division of... More

Understanding Investment in Effective Security Systems

1 September 2015

Rapidly developing world markets, consumerism and trade centers have created hubs for business opportunities and critical infrastr... More

Traffic Management Guide – Learning The Basics

The beginner’s traffic management guide This traffic management guide will help you to begin to explore the different ways i... More

Understanding Investment in Effective Security Systems

12 June 2015

Rapidly developing world markets, consumerism and trade centers have created hubs for business opportunities and critical infrastr... More

Housing Estate, Chester

12 November 2014

A new residential estate built by James Osborne Contractors in Tarvin, Chester needed both access roads securing to prevent unwant... More

College of North Atlantic, Qatar

12 October 2014

Working with ATG Access’s local partner in Qatar – Arabian Construction Engineering (ACEC), the University campus reci... More

Global Impact Standards Unite.

12 September 2014

With the UK, USA and Europe all having their own impact test standard (PAS 68, ASTM, CWA 16221); tendering internationally for pro... More

Our President Glenn Cooper on the North West Power 100

12 January 2014

ATG Access’s President – Glenn Cooper (second from the left) has recently been featured in the North West’s Powe... More

Car Showroom Protection

Mercedes Benz, Birmingham approached ATG Access to assess an old automatic bollard system which was controlling entry in and out o... More

We are caught in a dilemma..

10 January 2014

The 2014 Quadrennial Defence Review reveals that the long-term effects of global climate change, such as food scarcity and conflic... More


12 November 2013

What if you went to a car dealership and discovered that they offer only one model? Same style, same size, same features. That dea... More

Securing GMR Energy Power Plant, Singapore | Case Study

2 November 2013

Using Bollards And Road Blockers To Protect GMR Energy Power Plant The Singapore Government had given a contract to GMR Energy (S)... More

Retention Bonds Rip Off or Value for Money?

12 September 2013

What are retention bonds? A retention bond is an agreement between a Specialist contractor (sub contractor), its contractor/client... More

Wimbledon Tennis Club

2 September 2013

On the perimeter of the All England Lawn Tennis Association – affectionately known as Wimbledon, ATG Access were contracted ... More

Changing the Face of Business in the EU

12 March 2013

Taking an axe to EU red tape will free firms to drive growth and create jobs. Members of the business task force explain their pro... More

Residential Parking Protection

Abersoch in Wales is a pretty costal village which attracts a lot of tourism in peak holiday season. There are 900 constant reside... More

UK Standards Pave the Way for British Manufacturers Abroad

12 January 2013

The British Standard – PAS 68 (Public Available Specification 68) has been prepared to address the needs of organisations wh... More

Wigan City Council

12 November 2012

Wigan had previously installed a traffic management system but it was poor quality and because of this under utilised. As a result... More

Security Upgrades For Network Rail Sites

How ATG products are protecting Network Rail sites in the UK In July 2012 the government unveiled a £9.4bn spending package for u... More

ATG Access Hosts Another Successful Distributor Conference

ATG’s Annual  Distributor Conference Highlights New High-Security Bollards And Barriers Each year ATG Access demonstrates i... More

Regent Palace Hotel

12 September 2012

This prestigious project won the ‘UK Building Magazine Project of the Year Award, 2012’ with the redeveloped Grade 2 ... More

Heathrow Terminal 5 Pod

Visiting Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, you can now find a futuristic scheme transporting visitors between terminals. This scheme c... More

Westfield Shopping Centre

Westfield Shopping centre was built prior to the Olympics and opposite the Olympic Sports Village in Stratford. The brand new reta... More

Olympic Sites, London 2012

2 July 2012

Not only did these locations need exceptional levels of protection, they also required great sensitivity in how protection was app... More

British Embassy, Den Haag

12 April 2012

ATG Access were provided with a strict set of project guidelines for this British Embassy project. In order to maintain access to ... More

British Embassy Athens

12 February 2012

The British Embassy in Athens was identified by the Foreign Commonwealth Office as an asset requiring upgraded perimeter security.... More

Arndale Shopping Centre

12 November 2011

After the initial site survey and discussions; ATG Access decided the most appropriate product to fit the security brief were the ... More

Cardiff City Council | Traffic Management to High Security | Case Study

From traffic management to high-security bollards for Cardiff City Council When the major shopping complex in the city centre R... More

New Doha International Airport

2 September 2011

The Heart of Doha and the West Bay complex in Doha, Qatar is the next up-and-coming area in the Middle-East after the recent surge... More

George Town University Doha

12 July 2011

The George Town University in Doha required an increase in the level of security for the main entrance of the School for VIP visit... More

Hepworth Art Gallery

12 April 2011

ATG Access has successfully supplied a range of security bollards at the newly built Hepworth Art Gallery in Wakefield. ATG Access... More

Hillberry Court, Private Car Park – Access Control Case Study

12 November 2010

Hillberry Court had a problem with unauthorised vehicles parking in a small, residential private car park. Residents had to find a... More

Residential Client

A residential client approached ATG Access to increase their driveway security. The client already has an automatic gate installed... More

Shanghai Expo Centre, China

12 August 2010

ATG Access has a fantastic track record of supplying products and services to the world’s most prestigious sites. This fanta... More

Protecting Arsenal Emirates Stadium | Case Study

12 November 2009

Securing Arsenal Emirates Stadium With PAS 68 Bollards The Arsenal Emirates Stadium in London is home to the famous Arsenal footba... More

Ernest Doe Retail Outlet

12 May 2009

Ernest Doe specialises in the sale and service of machinery; from garden mowers and strimmers to combine harvesters and constructi... More

Tates Car Dealership

12 February 2009

Tates Cars approached ATG Access via their insurance company who recommended the ATG Access round, retractable bollards for their ... More