Keep Calm! Did you know all Roller Shutters manufactured and supplied by 1st Access comply with current regs and are CE marked
1st Access UK are approved stockists and Installers of Record Automatic Door Operators
1st Access can provide our clients with a range of steel doors including fire and acoustic rated, personnel doors and fire exit doors.
Did you know 1st Access UK also provide a Nationwide Emergency Maintenance Service for your Shutters and Doors, this is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, anywhere in the UK!!
All Shopfronts are Manufactured by our own in house Production Team
We have recently completed the new entrance facade of Southampton General Hospital.

Get In Touch

Shopfront security need not be as expensive as you think, if you would like to speak to one of our sales advisors please call us on 0845 466 47 48 or alternatively please click here to send an enquiry

Design and technical solutions are all in a day's work at 1st Access UK, whether you need urgent help in an emergency, already have technical specifications in mind for a new project or need advice on the options available to you.


The first step is to contact us, either by phone on 0845 466 4748 or email using or Our experienced staff will then help you in the most appropriate way. 


In an emergency

Many of our customers come to us when they have been a victim of crime. We will work with you to ensure that you are secure within the quickest possible time. 


Our technical team will also assess and identify any areas of weakness. We will then discuss these with you together with recommendations on how you can increase the security of your premises. 


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New Facades, Refits, Improving Security and Shopfront Revamps

1st Access UK specialises in both refits and new builds. Our experienced sales team will help you establish the different options available to you and advise on any technical aspects to be aware for your installation:

If you have any questions on any problems you are experiencing then please feel free to call our sales team on  we are here to help.Here's a couple of design and technical case studies we are typically involved in: 

Project 1 



  • There were continual break-ins where access was gained by thieves breaking the glass in main entrance doors. 
  • Council Regulations ruled out shutters or grills as additional security measures. 



  • A bespoke aluminium door. 
  • 1st Access UK designed an aluminium door which was still glazed but in a design which made access by smashing glass extremely unlikely, whereby still retaining a see through visibility in and out of the store.
  • This idea was very successful and has led on to several other projects

Project 2



This client was the victim of repeated theft attempts.



  • The 1st Access Technical team identified the areas of weakness and proposed recommendations to develop their security solutions. 
  • We then supplied and installed the following items over the following 24 months:
    • Internal Roller Shutters
    • External Roller Shutters
    • Anti Ram Raid Posts
    • High Security Gates
    • Perimeter Palisade Fencing to secure rear of property
    • Security Steel Doors
    • Internal Steel Grilles to roof lights
    • Replacement Steel Cladding and Roof Lights,
    • Steel Security Doors
    • Access control in the form of Intercom system and electronic access