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What is IWA 14? The Definitive Guide to IWA 14-1

18 October 2019

What is IWA 14? If you’re looking for bollards, road blockers or vehicle barrier systems you may have come across the term IWA 1... More

Jewel Changi Airport | Security Case Study

9 July 2019

Securing the Jewel Changi Airport For anyone who has seen the Jewel Changi Airport, they will instantly recognise it as a miracle ... More

Getting to Know Iain Moran, ATG’s New Sales & Marketing Director

6 June 2019

Iain Moran: From Apprentice to Director With 18 years at ATG Access under his belt, our new Sales and Marketing Director, Iain Mor... More

Securing the Heart of Doha, Qatar | Case Study

5 June 2019

Heart of Doha Project Background The Heart of Doha project aims to rejuvenate a 31-hectare site within the heart of the city. The ... More

Protecting St. Pancras Station and Renaissance Hotel | Case Study

24 May 2019

St. Pancras Station Security Project Background The historic St. Pancras, Renaissance Hotel is an iconic London building steeped i... More

ATG Access Is Crowned Export Business & Manufacturer of The Year 2019

17 May 2019

ATG Crowned Manufacturer of the Year at Made in the North West Awards It’s been an incredible week for everyone at ATG Access as... More

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 | 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 Definitive Guide to PAS 68

30 August 2018

What is PAS 68? PAS 68 is a publicly available specification (PAS) for impact testing and rating hostile vehicle mitigation produc... 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

Protecting The Biggest Weekend Festival With Surface Guard | Case Study

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 | Case Study

24 April 2018

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Barrier at the London Marathon The annual London Marathon became the latest event to receive the highes... More

The Importance of the Infrastructure Protection Act in Singapore

23 April 2018

Singapore Invests in Security With Infrastructure Protection Act 2017 As a result of substantial investment within the Singaporean... More

ATG Forges New Partnerships in Asia and Europe

13 April 2018

ATG Access Partners With New Companies It’s an exciting time for ATG export as the company continues to grow having recently for... More

Strengthening Stadium Security Ahead of 2018’s Major Events

15 March 2018

Why stadium security is so important Why is stadium security so important? Over the past couple of years, stadiums and tourist att... 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

27 February 2018

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

Anti Terror Barriers Protect the Lord Mayor’s Show

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

The Bund Shanghai | Security Case Study

How ATG Access Protected China’s Busiest Hotspot   ‘The Bund’, Shanghai is one of the most crowded places a... 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

Whitepaper | 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

Preparing for the Manchester Marathon After months of grueling preparation and training, Gavin Hepburn (ATG Sales & Marketing ... More

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

Glenn Cooper picks up International Director Award for ATG Export Growth Glenn Cooper won the International Director Award for est... 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 | Case Study

8 November 2016

Protecting the Anne Frank Museum With Hostile Vehicle Mitigation The Anne Frank Museum in central Amsterdam is located on a canal ... 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

Providing Perimeter Protection For 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 i... 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

Bollards Trinidad’s First HVM Event Takes Place

8 March 2016

ATG and Bollard’s Trinidad Host Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Seminar Bollards Trinidad officially represents ATG Access in the... 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 Do You Need Bollards?

17 November 2015

When are bollards required? Bollards are one of the only choices for pedestrian-friendly protection from vehicle attack. They are ... More

Why You Need Shallow Mount Bollards

What Are Shallow Mount Bollards?   ATG Access is the leading manufacturer of shallow mount bollards and over the years we hav... More

Installing Automatic Bollards at the W Hotel, Qatar | Case Study

12 November 2015

W Hotel Physical Security Project Background The W Hotel in Doha was identified by our local partner ACEC as an asset requiring up... 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 Thanks to CoBaCo

CoBaCo Helps Drive ATG Success From humble beginnings, ATG Access, based in the North West of the U.K, has now become one of the w... 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

ATG Access Hailed as Export Champions for the North West

ATG Access which designs and manufactures security bollards is being hailed as one of the North West’s leading Export Champi... 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 New Partnership With AVS-Elli

ATG Joins Forces With Australian Road Blocker Manufacturer AVS-Elli ATG Access is proud to announce its latest partnership with AV... 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.

Securing Key Sites In Birmingham The centre of Birmingham is currently undergoing vast regeneration in areas of the city. ATG Acce... 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

ATG Access Secures King’s Cross Square With New Gladiator Bollards

Providing Perimeter Protection for King’s Cross Square King’s Cross Square is the second largest square in Europe. The... 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

ATG Starts Manufacturing In The Middle East Region

ATG Partners With Manufacturing Company in the Gulf ATG Access’s partnership with a manufacturing company in the Gulf region... 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

Getting to Know Sarah Iqbal Originally from a creative background having studied her undergraduate course in BA (Hons) Three Dimen... More

Lee Craig

Lee Craig joined ATG 25 years ago in 1990 as a Fabricator. At that time the company wasn’t known as ATG; it was a small divi... 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

Installing Automatic Bollards at a Housing Estate, Chester | Case Study

12 November 2014

Installing Access Control Bollards for James Osborne Contractors A new residential estate built by James Osborne Contractors in Ta... More

Controlling Traffic Flow at the College of North Atlantic, Qatar | Case Study

12 October 2014

Identifying the security products needed to control traffic at the College of North Atlantic, Qatar Working with ATG Access’... More

Understanding Global Impact Test Standards

12 September 2014

What are the global impact test standards? With the UK, USA and Europe all having their own impact test standards (PAS 68, ASTM, C... More

ATG Access President Glenn Cooper on the North West Power 100

12 January 2014

ATG Access President Glenn Cooper Named Key Influencer as Part of North West Power 100 ATG Access’s President – Glenn ... 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

Boll-Art: The Art of Designing Bollards

12 November 2013

Are bollards art? What if you went to a car dealership and discovered that they offer only one model? Same style, same size, same ... 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

Perimeter Security Standards in the UK

12 January 2013

Perimeter Security, the Importance of Crash Test Standards When it comes to perimeter security, the British crash test standard &#... 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

Securing the Olympic Sites Not only did the 2012 Olympic sites need exceptional levels of protection, they also required great sen... More

British Embassy, Den Haag

12 April 2012

British Embassy Den Haag Project Brief ATG Access was provided with a strict set of project guidelines in order to provide perimet... More

British Embassy Athens | Security Case Study

12 February 2012

British Embassy Athens Security Project Brief The British Embassy in Athens was identified by the Foreign Commonwealth Office as a... 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

ATG Access Wins Project to Secure New Doha International Airport

2 September 2011

ATG Provides Perimeter Security for New Doha International Airport, Qatar ATG Access has won the project to provide perimeter secu... 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