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Roller shutters in Bristol

Lights in the evening on the Clifton suspension bridge in Bristol

Bristol is a city full of character, with lots of trade and economic activity. As one of the southwest's leading security roller shutter suppliers and installers, we're regularly carrying out roller shutter works in Bristol.

The city of Bristol is a major distribution centre of southwestern England, as well as a centre for education. With a good 450,000 inhabitants Bristol is the UK's 10th largest city, just after Manchester, Edinburgh and Liverpool. In England's Southwest, Bristol is the largest city (with Plymouth coming in second).

Contact details roller shutters Bristol

For advice on security roller shutters in Bristol, or for a free quotation, feel free to contact us by telephone on 01174 415 027, or by email on [email protected].

Case study - Roller shutter installations at Glassfields in Bristol

Looking up from the bottom of the Leonards Hotel at Glassfields in Bristol

Over the years we have installed many roller shutters in and around the Bristol area.

We work across the UK for Kier Construction and worked with them at their Glassfields project in the centre of Bristol.

Leonardo Hotels, one of Europe's largest and fastest-growing hotel chains, had the hotel newly built in Bristol.

Car park and staff entrance roller shutters

Two shutters were required, one on the car park and one on the main staff entrance. On the face of it both shutters seemed to be easy but making sure we could meet the architects specification as well as making the shutters work for the building was a bit of a challenge.

Open type security shutter for car-park

The car park entrance under the hotel needed to have an open type security shutter for ventilation. But it also had to be automatically operating and be able to open and close multiple times an hour, especially in the morning. This required a motor able to handle that amount of work (typical roller shutters usually open and close twice a day, and so can have a lighter duty motor).

With much planning, all safety devices and a 100% rated motor we installed one of our CL200 Chainlink roller shutters.

Car park roller shutter health & safety

Car park roller shutter require extra care around health & safety such as a sensitivity edge and photo-cells. Here you can read more about roller shutter safety in use.

Classic roller shutter for staff entrance

The main staff entrance had a simpler, more classic roller shutter solution, because it only required to be closed off for overnight security. We added a cut-out for the post (which also enabled our engineers to play hide and seek).

Roller grille at the entrance to a carpark underneath a building
Car-park roller shutters have special requirements that need additional planning and safety precautions. For example, the shutter shouldn't close if there is an obstacle like a person or a car underneath it. We achieve this with a bottom-rail sensitivity strip that detects if there is anything below the shutter.

Where possible the hotel used sustainable materials throughout the build and it's now BREEAM certified, meaning it's built in line with the sustainability in mind and designed to help protect natural resources. This fits in with Bristol's ecologically friendly and environmentally aware approach to development.

The hotel also tries to use local produce and suppliers as much as possible, so we're proud to have worked on this project for the rolling security shutters.

Photo Gallery Roller Shutters Bristol

Workmen in front of an open car-park roller shutter Closed off car-park roller shutter Detail of safety features and wiring of car-park roller shutter People walking past an open roller shutter, through a personnel entrance into a building Personnel entrance roller shutter with letter-box Sliding security shutter with polycarbonate glass inserts

An inspiring city

Bristol is an inspiring city. It has two universities with well over 50,000 students in total. And it's very green, with over 400 parks and gardens.

The city is also environmentally friendly and attracts many young people. And considering the number of museums, theatres, amount of live music gigs and the quantity of street art, Bristol is also a very artistic place. For example, Europe's biggest street art festival, Upfest, is held in Bristol.

shining ball at the planetarium in Bristol
The Bristol Planetarium is part of At-Bristol, located on Bristol's historic Harbourside
gorilla artwork for Bristol zoo
One of over 60 gorilla's placed on the streets of Bristol by the zoo in 2011

But which county is Bristol in?

Not part of Somerset, nor of Gloucestershire, Bristol is actually a county of its own... as well as a city (just like New York).

Fun fact

The first ever bungee jump took place from the Clifton Suspension Bridge in 1979, with members of the Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club.

Get a free quote for your roller shutters in Bristol

Apartments and boats at a quayside to the river Avon in Bristol

If you have a security roller shutter project in Bristol, we'd welcome the opportunity to give you a free, no obligation quote for it.

Contact us on 01174 415 027 to talk through your project, or fill in the Roller Shutter Quote Request Form.

We'll get back to you swiftly with a price and delivery estimate.

Why choose HVP?

We're a professional roller shutter installer and we aim to meet or exceed your expectations regarding quality, price, workmanship and delivery times.

  • Local roller shutter installer for Bristol with over 30 years of experience
  • A complete product range with security shutters for every application
  • High quality products
  • Competitive prices
  • Express delivery possible
  • We take on any project, big or small
  • Health & Safety conscious
  • Fully certified and accredited - see our professional accreditations

For more information also see our company profile.

Get in touch for more information

If you have a security roller shutter project in Bristol, or in the surrounding towns like Clevedon, Bath, Portishead or Chippenham, feel free to get in touch. You can contact us by phone on 01174 415 027 or by email on [email protected].

You can also request a quote online or visit our showroom.

Areas where we work in Bristol

HVP cover the whole of Bristol with supply and installation of security roller shutters, including Bristol City Centre and Redcliffe, St. Paul's, Southville, and Bedminster, as well as Brislington and Knowle, Totterdown, St. George, Temple Meads, Stokes Croft, and Easton.

Our services extend to Clifton and Hotwells, Cotham, Montpelier, and Kingsdown, and also Bishopston and St. Andrews, Horfield, and Lockleaze. Additionally, we cater to Eastville, Ashley Down, Fishponds, and St. Werburgh's, along with Henleaze, Westbury-on-Trym, Brentry, and Henbury.

Furthermore, we serve Southmead, Cadbury Heath, Stoke Bishop, Bridgeyate, Redland, Downend, and Bishopston, ensuring comprehensive coverage throughout the city of Bristol.

Outside the city

In addition to Bristol itself, we also supply and install security shutters to the surrounding areas and villages, including Long Ashton, Pill, Abbots Leigh, Portishead, and Failand, as well as Nailsea, Backwell, Wraxall, and Clevedon, among others.

Bristol's international character

Bristol has a very international character. Being a harbour city with a large international port where trades from across the globe come and go is of course a big part of this.

Next to that Bristol hosts Europe's biggest hot air balloon event. There, during four days in August, you can watch a colourful show of balloons, and even take a ride in one to see the city from high above the ground. It's a sight not to be missed if you happen to be in the area. However, for roller shutters we prefer to stay with both our feet on the ground.

A couple of colourful hot air balloons rising in a blue sky
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe's largest annual meeting of hot air balloons. Each year it attracts over a hundred hot air balloons from across the globe, that take off at dawn and at dusk.

Bristol Airport and airport security shutters

Bristol has an international airport that handles tens of thousands of flights each year. At airports security is an important issue, which is why contractors like us, working airside and landside, need additional qualifications.

Because airport security shutters are one of our specialities, our installation engineers have taken extra airport training.

Passengers disembarking from an airplane at Bristol airport
Bristol Airport serves the city of Bristol, as well as much of England's southwest. It handles millions of passengers each year with flights to over a hundred international destinations.

Photo credits

All photos © by HVP Security Shutters Devon, or public domain. Image of hotel at Bristol Glassfields courtesy of Leonardo Hotels.

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