Located in the heart of Brentwood, Essex, A Matter of Security specialises in providing top-tier access control systems across the UK. Our expertly designed systems empower businesses to manage who enters their premises, ensuring that only authorised personnel have access.

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Understanding Access Control

Access control systems are pivotal for managing the flow of people and vehicles within any site or building. Whether it’s an employee or a visitor, our solutions cater to all, guaranteeing an elevated level of security by monitoring access around the clock.

The Importance of Access Control

In today’s fast-paced environment, maintaining security within a building full of people is a complex task. Our systems facilitate:

  • Detailed recording of each individual’s entry and exit times.
  • Secure locking of high-risk areas, accessible only to those authorised.
  • Installation of tamper-proof electromagnetic doors.
  • The flexibility of keycard, fob, or biometric access control for heightened security.

Advantages of Choosing Access Control

Switching to access control from traditional keys not only enhances security but also streamlines operations. It eliminates the hassle of managing a multitude of keys, offers real-time tracking of personnel movement, safeguards employees and visitors, and significantly reduces operational costs by integrating with other systems for energy savings. Ultimately, it creates a more secure and efficient workplace, enhancing employee satisfaction.

Dedicated Access Control Maintenance in Essex

Our commitment extends beyond installation. A Matter of Security ensures your access control system remains in peak condition, with our experienced team ready to address any concerns swiftly.

For businesses in Essex seeking robust access control solutions, A Matter of Security is your go-to expert. Contact us for a free survey and take the first step towards securing your premises today.

Access Control FAQs

  1. What is access control and how does it work?
    Access control systems manage entry to buildings or specific areas within them, using technology like keycards, fobs, or biometric scanners to grant or deny access.

  2. Why is access control important for businesses in Essex?
    It secures sensitive areas, tracks movement within the premises, and ensures that only authorised individuals can access certain locations, enhancing overall safety.

  3. Can access control systems be integrated with other security measures?
    Yes, they can be seamlessly integrated with CCTV, alarms, and other security systems to provide comprehensive protection.

  4. What types of access control systems are available?
    Options range from electronic keypads and card readers to more advanced biometric systems, allowing businesses to choose the best fit for their needs.

  5. How can I choose the right access control system for my business?
    Consider your specific security requirements, the size of your premises, and the level of control you need over access to make an informed decision.


Our head office is based in Brentwood, Essex and we cover the South East of England.

Our installation and maintenance is carried out to the highest British standards.

Chat to our team via the WhatsApp function below or call our head office on 01708572248 to book your FREE survey.

Access Control INSTALLERS

When installing an Access Control System it is important you choose the right type of device to ensure your daily comings and goings can run as seamlessly as possible. Below are a range of reader types that A Matter of Security is capable of integrating into your property.

anti-vandal key pad

Anti Vandal Keypads


Proximity Readers

security card-readers

Card Readers



A Matter of Security work with the leading manufacturer of biometric readers all of which can be easily integrated into new or existing systems

worksite security


With a wide range of clients from Hospitals to Schools, take a look at some of our recent projects.