Access Control


Electronic access control provides a secure, convenient, flexible and cost effective way of controlling who has access to your building at what time. Access control gives organisations, the reliable security they need with added useful features.

All businesses – from small, medium to large – have assets that need to be secured from theft. There is also the issue of protecting staff and their property. It is common in buildings that are secured by locks and keys for doors to be left unlocked all day, which can often open up the possibility of opportunist theft and malicious damage.

Electronic access control provides the most efficient and cost effective way of securing your building and assets. Tokens are issued to allow access through the controlled doors and are easily barred from the system if they are lost, stolen or simply not returned by someone who leaves your company. Barred tokens will not allow access through the controlled doors, which will eliminate the need to get all of your locks changed when keys go missing.

With our range of product partners we can design, install and commission access control applications, ranging from controlling a single entrance door to managing a large complex site.

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The key benefits of access control

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Access control has other useful features, such as:

  • Time and Attendance
  • Personnel Tracking & Incident Reporting
  • Evacuation Mustering Systems
  • Special Duty and Safety Staff Monitoring
  • Capacity Control

These are just some of the ways in which an access control system can be used. Please contact our sales team if there are any other applications that you would like to discuss.

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Access control systems in Cardiff & South Wales

We are really proud of the testimonials that we have received over the years from our happy clients.

Please get in touch with us to find out more about how our access control systems can help your business to stay safe and secure. Guard Tech covers South Wales – including Cardiff, Newport, Caerphilly, Swansea and Bridgend – and further afield in the UK.

Based in Cardiff, South Wales or beyond and need an access control system designed and installed for your company? Please do not hesitate to get in touch

From gate automation, intercoms and internal access doors we can keep unwanted visitors out. we specialise on a range of different electric locks, so even if you are unsure if access control will work on your current doors our expertise will find a perfect solution for this.

Systems can scale from 1 door with a handful of users through to over 1000 doors with 50,000+ system users over multiple sites.

Not only can access control keep people out in can also provide a audit trail of staff members time and attendance on site. It can also link to your fire system providing a automatic print out of people in or out of the building, proving to be a quicker solution to a signing in and out sheet most businesses still use.

With integration to a CCTV system it is easy to track and keep an eye on who has visited your premises.

We can supply systems with simple swipe cards or fob readers through to finger print, facial recognition and even Automatic Number Plate Recognition systems where required.