Case Studies

Fortress Security Alarms Ltd install and maintain systems throughout Scotland and are proud of our customer satisfaction levels from the various projects we have completed

Rugby Park Home of Kilmarnock FC

Case Study - Constructed in 1899, Rugby Park is one of Kilmarnock’s most prominent sites.Fortress have been working with Kilmarnock FC for more than 15 years now, keeping Rugby Park and other surrounding buildings secure. With this being such a populous site holding up to 17,889 people it is vital it is protected by the most appropriate systems. Fortress carry out quarterly inspections to ensure the fire alarm is working to the best of its ability also maintaining the intruder, CCTV, door entry and emergency lighting systems. We hope to continue working with Kilmarnock FC, maintaining the site and ensuring its protected to the fullest at all times. Procurement Route - Balancing Price and QualityProject Length - On-goingContract Value - Est. £1900.00 per annum

Billie Bowie Specialist Projects

Fortress have been working with Billy Bowie for almost 10 years. Looking after their fire, intruder alarm, CCTV and door entry systems. In 2018 we were asked to design an access control system to cover various entrances/exits.We successfully designed a system and installed it within required time scale that now allows them to feel secure knowing they now have complete control of who has access to their site.We now carry out annual visits at the site ensuring all system are running to the best of their ability, preventing any issues from occurring. Procurement Route - Balancing Price and QualityProject Length - 2 DaysContract Value - £6,000.00

County Buildings, Ayr (South Ayrshire Council)

Fortress have always had a great working relationship with all our customers in both the private and public sector and were delighted to win this project for South Ayrshire Council on a balancing both Price and Quality competitive tender for the installation of the new hard wired and wireless fire alarm system at their County Building headquarters in Ayr.Originally constructed between 1818 and 1822 and then extended in 1931 the County Buildings is an impressive listed building from the exterior and interior.Sites like these require experienced contractors to support the design and install electrical equipment and alarms in order not to disturb any of the classic architecture or priceless artefacts.Fortress successfully supported the design of the fire alarm, installed it and ensured any relevant staff members were trained on how to use it.We now maintain and monitor the system, ensuring the site is protected at all times. Procurement Route - Balancing Price and QualityProject Length - 8 WeeksContract Value - £150,000.00 Testimonial – “The dedication and professionalism shown by engineers was exemplary. I would like to thank you for an outstanding project that was delivered on time and on budget with no issues on site.

Dean Castle Country Park (East Ayrshire Leisure)

Dating back to our 1350, this is one of the most significant sites in Ayrshire, if not Scotland. With various medieval buildings throughout the site.With this in mind, we set out to design a fire alarm system that would protect the site the absolute fullest whilst not altering any decoration.Through carrying out site surveys and reviewing drawings, our experienced team successfully designed, installed and commissioned the system within the required time-scales, ensuring all areas of the site was protectedWe now maintain the site, carrying out 2 inspections per year ensuring the system is working to its full potential and also have it linked to a 24-hour monitoring centre ensuring complete protection no matter the time. Procurement Route - Balancing Price and QualityProject Length - 6 DaysContract Value - £8,000.00

East Ayrshire Public Space CCTV

Following their introduction to the UK in the 1960s, there are now over 5 million surveillance cameras in use across the UK. These are vital for preventing crime and protecting local communities.East Ayrshire Council has been working with Fortress for over 10 years, for both the provision and ongoing maintenance of its public CCTV system.Councillor Jim McMahon, cabinet member with responsibility for community safety at East Ayrshire Council said: “We have installed over 300 state-of-the-art cameras in schools, buildings, streets and towns throughout East Ayrshire and we rely on this system to monitor all public spaces in the area, supporting our efforts to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in our local communities.“The system has also proved to be invaluable during recent severe weather incidents, enabling the Council and emergency services to respond quickly and effectively to localised flooding incidents, minimising the risk to people and properties.“Fortress provides experienced engineers, who maintain the system to the highest standard and who respond promptly to investigate and repair any faults.