Banks and building societies require the highest level of security attainable, with the movement and storage of money being the core function of the organisation. With the threat of robbery and terrorism being higher in comparison to the standard high street stores, it is crucial that banks invest their money into the highest quality of security available.
However, due to the nature of the robust security options chosen, it’s not uncommon for banks to leave behind bulky safes, strong rooms and vaults when selling a building, making it the next owner’s responsibility upon purchase of the premises.
For some buyers, the readily installed security systems are useful but for others, they are a nuisance.
In this case study, we look at the story of a client who contacted us after purchasing an old building society building and how we were able to help them. Continue reading
Here at Thornhill we know our safes. We know what is best suited for domestic use, and the degree of security required for commercial properties. We even specialise in products such as vaults, secure rooms, security grilles, and security cages. Without blowing our own trumpet we know a lot about this particular subject.
It therefore isn’t often that we come across something we haven’t seen before. Something a little unusual. But that was the case recently when we were called out to relocate a safe from a client’s garage into their house.
As you may notice from the photo to your right, the safe isn’t your average jewellery, floor, or even cash safe. In fact, it is more than 250 years old and rich in fantastic history and surprise. So, not only a challenge for the team to move, but an exciting and interesting job. Read on and discover more about this unique safe passed through family generations: