Technical information

With effect from 30th November 2008 door sets certificated to the standards in 21.1 must now include locks or locking mechanisms with one or both.

A cylinder certificated to BS EN 1303 grade 5 key security and grade 0 attack resistance (minimum requirement), including resistance to attack by drill to grade 2. In addition the certification scheme must include an assessment against the General Vulnerability Assessment contained within BS 3621. The following two certification schemes for lock cylinders are currently recognised for use within SBD developments:

• BSI Kitemark

• BM Trada Q Mark

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