Yorkshire security manufacturer secures New Orleans deal


Hornsea-headquartered security manufacturer Heald has become selected because of the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security to secure in france they Quarter having a bollards.

The project is part of wider $40 million investment to bolster security through the city. It will see Heald install 22 security bollards to secure several intersections inside French Quarter C which hosts events which include Mardis Gras.

The bollards will replace temporary measures made use of by the location, including movable police bollards. They’re going to range in price up nightly in step with city rules that close stretches within the popular French Quarter boulevard exclusively to pedestrians.

“What we’ve seen in Nice (France), might know about saw just a few months ago in New york, is the fact vehicle attacks against pedestrians are you have to be common country wide and throughout the world,” said New Orleans Homeland Security Director Aaron Miller.

“As an end result, cities are taking protective action to mitigate against that risk where it’s a necessity. We notice a substantial power of pedestrians in the French Quarter, particularly on Bourbon Street. It gives that which we consider to be popular or symbolic target.”

Heald MD Debbie Heald added: “Working closely using one of our USA distributors, we’ve been delighted we have had the opportunity to offer a successful security treatment for secure both residents and tourists exploring the French Quarter in New Orleans,” said

“It is a huge pleasure to cooperate with the modern Orleans Security alarms Department in conjunction with our distributor to help them find out the best solution in order to suit the changing needs in the area while ensuring they were per surroundings.”


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