Adams Rite keeps security in focus at the Sharp Project


ASSA ABLOY brand Adams Rite’s high security Sentinel 6 package has been used to secure innovative office spaces in the heart of Manchester.

Occupying Sharp Electronics former premises, The Sharp Project in Manchester provides creative office space and sound stages for the latest generation of media and digital enterprises. Offering space for everything, from full-scale broadcast productions to corporate offices for law firms. BBC productions and prestigious digital media companies have already taken up residence here, praising its flexibility and connectivity.

Adams Rite’s Sentinel 6 locking package, which features the specially developed mortice mechanical deadlock and complementary Europrofile cylinder and escutcheon, was specified by the Greater Manchester Police, due to its Secured by Design accreditation and ability to achieve LPS 1175 (Security Rating 2), when used in a complete door set.

Installed by Danum Windows Ltd, on all of the development’s container offices, the high security Sentinel 6 locking package from Adams Rite is engineered to meet the stringent BS EN 12209 Lock Standard Test to Security Grade 6, making it ideal for high profile commercial spaces.

Darren Griffin, Production Manager at Danum Windows Ltd, commented: 

The Sharp Project is a development like no other, and it’s always refreshing to work with companies who are finding innovative ways of encouraging business back into city centres. “

It is thanks to Adams Rite’s innovative attitude toward security, that they were specified for such a prestigious project. Its Sentinel 6 locking package provides complete peace of mind for building owners and a safe and effective door opening solution for tenants.”

Steve Rigby, Regional Sales Manager for Adams Rite, added:

“We worked closely with Danum Windows Ltd to provide a door set that meet with the relevant standards, including LPS 1175, offering the superior level of security required for such an eminent development.

“The Sentinel 6 deadlock has the combined strength of a unique bar bolt and case design, which helps deliver protection against the toughest forms of attack, including crowbar assault. This increased level of security is vitally important for busy commercial premises, where facilities are shared between different companies and high levels of visitor traffic can be expected.”

The Sentinel 6 deadlock operates with a 17mm Europrofile cylinder, and is available in three backset sizes – 25, 30 and 40mm.

Adams Rite is the leading supplier of aluminium door locking, electric locking and escape devices, supplying the top OEM door manufacturers worldwide. The company is part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.

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