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UK-based student accommodation developer enlists ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access to streamline check-in/check-out processes for secure and convenient access at two newest student residences.

UK-based student accommodation developer enlists ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access to streamline check-in/check-out processes for secure and convenient access at two newest student residences.

Customer:

Based in Bristol, a distinctive and unique city in south west England, Urban Creation is known for developing residences that boast unique style and luxury. Its upmarket student and residential apartments are built out in a mix of historic buildings and expertly designed new properties, all of which are located close to some of Bristol’s best leisure and entertainment hot spots. Urban Creation focuses on simplicity as well as contemporary design and security for its residents.

Challenge:

While converting The Manor House and Charlotte’s Rise, two historic buildings in Bristol, Urban Creation wanted to implement a room key and locking solution that would allow residents to access their rooms and suites quickly and easily, while maintaining a high level of security. Seeking out a solution that would bring both of these aspects together, Urban Creation opted to install ASSA ABLOY Hospitality’s VingCard Signature RFID door locks and mobile access solution.

Solution:

Becoming the first company in Bristol to launch the mobile access technology within a student accommodation, Urban Creation was able to facilitate an innovative and technologically advanced solution for its student residents at The Manor House and Charlotte’s Rise without compromising the original character and period features of the two buildings.  The mobile access app allows for check-in to occur immediately upon the start of each student’s lease, letting them gain entry to their rooms with a simple swipe of their mobile phone. The app also checks them out at an agreed upon time at the end of the lease, making the entire process more convenient and streamlined for both residents and property managers.

Through powerful and innovative anti-cloning features that prevent unauthorized access, The VingCard Signature RFID door locks offer the properties state-of-the-art security. Coupled with ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access, not only is the check-in and check-out process streamlined for residents, but the security risks and added costs involved when students misplace physical keys is eliminated. If a resident’s phone is lost or stolen, the key can be quickly and easily removed from the mobile app remotely to prevent unauthorized entry into any of the accommodations. 

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