Ports and Harbours


Large harbourHere at Newgate we are able to provide a range of secure access control security solutions to a variety of ports and harbours and with over 35 years experience, our professional team of engineers can install the perfect security gate or barrier bespoke to your security needs.

We have provided a range of access control security solutions to docks and harbours across the country for many years including British Waterways, P&O Ferries and Alexandra Dock meaning we have all the experience to provide you with high quality security solutions.

What type of Security Solutions does your Port or Harbour need?

Ports and harbours across the UK are constantly at risk from thefts and vandalism due to the large amounts of goods being stored and transported throughout the year. With this risk it is essential that you are able to secure your port or harbour and control the access to your premises.

We’ve provided a range of access control security solutions to ports and harbours over the years including:

Does my Port or Harbour need Security Gates or Barriers?

Access control security methods, such as security barrier and gates, should be one of the main priorities for ports, docks and harbours regardless of what your premises is being used for.

At the most simple level, the security of all the UK’s ports and harbours revolves around access control . Therefore the installation of any of our access control solutions can help greatly improve the security of your facility although it is recommended that all sites have a variety of access control security solutions.

Our full range of security solutions are available for all types of docks, ports and harbours including those designed for recreational and domestic boats and yachts.

Other types of ports suitable for our security gates and barriers include:

  • Inland Ports
  • Fishing Ports
  • Dry Ports
  • Warm Water Ports
  • Seaports

The varying sizes and nature of each different port will have a significant impact on the level of security required and therefore how many different types of access control security you require.

What are the benefits of installing Access Security at my Port or Harbour?

Installing our range of access control systems at your premises can have countless benefits for the security of your site and greatly reduce the risk of theft or vandalism.

Improved traffic flow – having access control system, such as an automatic rising barrier, in place can greatly improve traffic control of both employee vehicles in car parks and lorry access to the port or harbour.

Keep employees safe – correctly installed and maintained barriers and gates can control traffic and slow vehicles down allowing for employees to roam freely without any risk of injury.

Prevent unauthorised access – anyone who enters your site can be checked before entry and anyone trying to gain unauthorised access to your port or harbour will struggle given the robust nature of our security gates and barriers.

Can your Gates and Barriers be customised?

Absolutely, here at Newgate we pride ourselves on our bespoke service and all our security gates and barriers are available in a range of sizes and colours depending on your requirements.

Furthermore, the majority of our access control systems come with a range of optional accessories including flashing lights, signs, keypads and more.

Port and Harbour Car Park Security

Port and harbour car parks can quickly become busy with employees ad visitors coming in and out frequently. However, many employees rely on these car parks to keep their vehicles and property safe during their shift.

Here at Newgate, we are able to offer a range of bespoke car park security solutions ideal for keeping vehicles safe and secure as well as maintaining the flow of traffic in and out of the premises.

If you require any more information in regards to our product range or any additional advice as to what systems will be most beneficial to your dock or harbour, please contact the team at Newgate today or call 01636 700172.

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