Areas of Expertise include:
Architectural and Engineering support, security management
systems, integrated systems, access control, computer networks,
CCTV, intruder alarms, manned guarding, control rooms, fire detection, perimeter
systems, vaults, locking, movement control, physical elements and communication systems.
Gordon Herrald Associates was established in 1985 as a strictly
independent Security Engineering Consultancy providing security
services to large and small organisations. The Consultancy, located close to Gatwick Airport within easy reach of London, has
specific expertise in most aspects of physical security and increasingly provides expert witness services.
Special emphasis has always been placed on requirements for
management procedures, the user interface and minimising all system
costs, or the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Client list includes National and Commercial Banks, Oil Companies,
International Communication and Industrial Organisations, National and Local Government
Gordon Herrald is the principal consultant at the partnership of
Gordon Herrald Associates. His technical qualifications are matched
with a good balance between commercial and contractual awareness,
practical engineering knowledge, and an enthusiasm to get the right
result. He has over 40 years of relevant experience. It was after
many years' service with a market leader in security systems gaining
wide and in-depth experience in all aspects of large security
projects that he identified the market need for impartial security
advice from technically competent consultants.
Primarily he has overseen the successful implementation and
installation of many integrated systems into structures and
establishments ranging from large bridges to central
banks in the United Kingdom and overseas.
He is the originator of many published papers and featured on a TV documentary re. 11 September.
Gordon is a member of British Standards committees GW/1/11 'Alarm Receiving Centres' and GW/1/8 'Access Control'.
He is an ex-Vice-Chairman and board member of the Association of Security Consultants having sat on its board/council for 16 years. Gordon is a past winner of The Imbert Prize - the Security Associations' Award.
Project experience has extended beyond the UK to Europe, Africa, Asia, the
Middle East, the Far East and North America.
Gordon Herrald Associates actively networks as and when
necessary with associate consultants, each a leading independent
consultant in his or her own field of expertise. We can thus provide
a first class service to clients covering nearly all aspects of
Associate expertise is available on:
Blast Analysis and countermeasures for buildings and structures
IT Planning and development of IT strategies
Human Factors Engineering