For over 30 years we have provided optimised systems for small independent schools through to multi-campus universities.

How acl work within education

Safeguarding and student welfare is central to absolutely everything we do, and we ensure school security systems, campus security and fire alarms systems are robustly installed and maintained.

Immensely proud of our ongoing working relationships with schools and universities of all sizes, we scale and tailor our integrated services and systems to fit the needs of each academic institution.

Fire & Life Safety Systems

As specialists in fire detection and alarm systems with over 37 years’ experience, our engineers provide industry leading systems that are installed and maintained to the highest standard.


We have extensive experience designing, adapting, and implementing bespoke hotel security systems, providing an engineered solution that caters to site specific security challenges.


We put you in control of your building’s environmental performance by offering a bespoke design service that gives you an integrated control solution to meet the most complex and specific requirements.

Why choose acl as your education partner?

We pride ourselves on our extensive sector knowledge and experience and offer bespoke, robust and integrated safety system solutions. A range of comprehensive aftercare packages are also available with 24/7 support.

A dedicated education team

Our team are highly experienced within the education sector and respond with tailored alarm and security systems to suit specific requirements of the school or university.

DBS checked

Our entire workforce, including our HQ Operations team and all field engineers, are DBS checked when they join ACL.

Minimal disruption

To minimise disruption to both teachers and students, we schedule all non-critical work outside of term times, wherever possible.

Available 24/7

All our systems are maintained to the highest standard and, with areas such as student accommodation, all issues will be attended to without delay so they can remain 100% operational.

Maximising safety

We optimise systems across the site, specifically fire systems, to reduce the occurrence of false alarms and maximise safety and security.

Ensuring student welfare

Safeguarding and student welfare will always be at the heart of everything we do, and we continually review our processes and procedures to ensure they are robust and site specific.

Who we’ve worked with

We’ve been fortunate to work with many prominent clients

St Mary’s

St Mary’s University has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence. The University embarked on substantial refurbishments and part of that process involved installing and maintaining their fire and security systems throughout their campuses.

Our best in class service provided
by our professional engineers

Our team are what truly makes us different. We are proud to have so many talented engineers who work closely with each other to provide an exceptional service to our clients every day.

  • Working to regulations and in line with our accreditations
  • History of industry knowledge passed from senior engineer to apprentice
  • Multi-disciplined in order to deliver our integrated services
  • Dedicated small teams

Contact us about your requirements

Call: 0800 5003069