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New schools

Secured by Design

New schools

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

Series

Secured by Design

Abstract

Offers design guidance and specification requirements for reducing the risks for crime against people and property in all schools and school grounds such as burglary, theft, arson, vehicle crime and assault. Environmental design and physical security are at the forefront of design considerations, ultimately to reduce the fear of crime and the incidence of anti-social behaviour. Covers urban design and planning policy, perimeter security, entrances at the perimeter, vehicle parking and access, access within the school site, external issues, storage facilities, utility services and mail delivery, building shell, internal layout issues and security lighting. Physical security specifications address the perimeter and external areas, building envelope, internal security and other matters

History

Replaces 2010 edition.

Subjects

Publisher History

The Association of Chief Police Officers in an independent professional body which leads and coordinates the direction and development of the police service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Information

NBS

NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.

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