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THE COMPANIES

Bamford Doors

Running for more than 30 years, Bamford Doors specialise in the design, manufacturing, and installation of a range of Secured by Design communal solutions. Continuously meeting the needs of local authorities, housing associations, builders, private landlords, schools, student accommodations and other public and private sector buildings.

The Safety Letterbox Company

For over 35 years, the Safety Letterbox Company have been designing, manufacturing, and supplying mailboxes and parcel boxes from our UK factory in South Wales. With over 180 products, The Safety Letterbox Company is the UK leading designer and manufacturer in mail and parcel solutions. Accredited for Secured By Design, ISO 9001 and Investors in People, SLB is committed to futureproofing and growing the world of mail and parcel boxes.

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THE PROJECT

A Housing Association in the Southeast had approached Bamford Doors to fit one of their bespoke Security Communal Entrance Doors. Bamford Doors carried out an initial survey of the building and found that the current mailboxes that they had in place were not fit for purpose and would need to be replaced. The housing association would run into numerous problems if they didn’t secure the entrance and mailboxes properly.

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THE PROBLEM

  • Lack of security
  • Old systems that are no longer fit for purpose
  • Risk of fraud and identity theft
  • Risk of burglaries
  • Ease of access to the building
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THE SOLUTION

The Housing Association wanted to go with a product that was secure. The Safety Letterbox Company and Bamford Doors both have the Secured By Design accreditation and are both known to have one of the strongest and highest quality products in their fields.

As the UK’s leading manufacturer of mail and parcel boxes it was an easy decision to contact the Safety Letterbox Company to assist Bamford Doors in getting new mailboxes for the Housing Associations customers. The Safety Letterbox Company supplied a bank of COM1 mailboxes (in front and out front) to be situated on the inside of the building with the colour RAL 7016. SLB also supplied COM3 mailboxes (in front out back) fitted into the side of the door.

Bamford Doors supplied an aluminum modular door set that is tested to STS 202 – BR2 and the colour the client went with was the very popular RAL 7016 – Anthracite Grey

The difference and extra security for those living in the blocks was instantly noticeable.

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Alexis Smith, Managing Director of Bamford Doors, said:

We love working with the Safety Letterbox Company as their products are manufactured to the highest standard. As they are Secured By Design accredited, it gives me great relief knowing that the Housing Associations customers that we work with, are getting the best.

It is always a pleasure working with The Safety Letterbox Company because we are both well established, and it really sets off the standard and tone of a complete communal solution.”

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Alison Orrells, Managing Director and CEO of The Safety Letterbox Company, said:

“It is great to supply Bamford Doors with our mailboxes in order to incorporate them within their door sets – providing a practical and effective solution for a secure entrance of a building.

As established a respected manufacturers it is fantastic to join on projects and work collaboratively to deliver a quality solution that exceeds standards and actually creates a better environment for all.

Both companies are ISO 9001 and Secured By Design accredited, providing confidence to our markets that we stand for quality and achieving high standards throughout.”

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No-obligation consultation

We welcome the chance to discuss your project and we can share all that is current in terms of standards and product options totally free of charge.

Simply complete and submit the form and we will get back in touch to talk through your requirements.

We also provide Autocad drawings as required – it’s all part of the service!

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