SWS Case Studies

Police Response Centre, Weston Gateway

SWS worked with contractors to provide a solution for their client, Avon and Somerset Constabulary to provide a new response unit at a high-profile business park, as part of a plan to improve and modernise its operations.

It is estimated that around 140 jobs will be housed at the site.

Weston Gateway Business Park (WGBP) is a multi-purpose business hub that is located in the Junction 21 enterprise area of the town; and is one of the most high-profile developments in the South West, giving rapid links to infrastructure.

The police recently closed its main headquarters on Walliscote Road in Weston-super-Mare, with the main bulk of its services being transferred to the nearby Town Hall. Its custody suite was replaced by a purpose build facility in Bridgwater.

SWS Had to provide a durable solution for heavy 24hr commercial use and with the interesting connection of shared access doors with the ambulance service. Heavy and 90mm thick acoustic doors meant offset locks and unequal split cylinders, all under a new restricted profile master key suite.

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