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Some projects that James Bull have worked on recently, featuring innovative solutions for a wide range of clients and facilities. No job is too small and James Bull can tackle the biggest ones too!

Hotel Montreal
87 units
DOOR
HARDWARE
34
HOTEL
LOCKS
12 weeks
TIME
FRAME
25
IN ROOM
SAFES
Hotel Montreal
The Challenge
Converting an existing apartment building into a boutique hotel. After the Christchurch earthquakes a number of buildings have been renovated, or refurbished and this was one of a high profile sites where it required significant design to change its use. James Bull Access and Security were invited by ...

St Georges Hospital
3
Stages
600,000+
Price
280+
Doors
St Georges Hospital
The Challenge
James Bull were engaged early on, in this 3 stage process, by Trengrove Architects, and St Georges to provide a full access and security schedule, for supply, and installation of hardware. Since early 2000's, St Georges has valued the expertise and problem solving that Craydon and his team bring to the...

Christchurch Justice Precinct
200
DETENTION
LOCKS
4 Weeks
SPEC TO
INSTALL
321
REX ACCESS
BUTTONS
5 Weeks
SUPPLY TO
INSTALL
Christchurch Justice Precinct
The Challenge
The Justice Precinct is one of the landmark government projects designed to relocate all justice services onto one site following the Christchurch earthquakes.  James Bull were asked to provide an electro mechanical solution for locking cell doors that will integrate with the buildings access control s...

Christchurch Charity Hospital
20
Access
Cards
120
Clients
Accessing
Zero
Keys
Cut
$45K
Overall
Budget
Christchurch Charity Hospital
The Challenge
Christchurch Charity Hospital needed a better way to manage a significant number of personnel coming and going from the building. Some were part time, some one off visiting surgeons, and many regularly there a few times a week. When their existing system was getting hard to service, Carl approached Chris...

Panorama House
$15K
Approx Price
25+
Doors
Panorama House
The Challenge
When you are working on an extremely highly specified house, it's not a surprise when you are asked to source leather door handles! In this project, the architect, +MAP approached Mike Sloan and Mike Dennett from James Bull to look at supply and install of a modern stylish leather handled door. These w...

Isaac Theatre Royal
8
Months Duration
$30K
Approx cost
Isaac Theatre Royal
The Challenge
This was one of the iconic Christchurch buildings to be significantly rebuilt and refurbished following the 2011 earthquakes. James Bull were engaged to write the access schedule at an early stage to ensure integration with modern access control systems, while maintaining many of the heritage aspects o...

Christchurch Town Hall
56
Cast
Handles
Christchurch Town Hall
The Challenge
The Town Hall has been Christchurch's most significant repaired building post 2011. With a significant push to restore the past to its original and former glory, James Bull were ideally placed to offer its services. In fact the team were already engaged with Warren and Mahoney, and VBase planning the refu...

Nazareth House
140
Total
Rooms
423
Doors and
Closers
20
Weeks
Duration
Nazareth House
The Challenge
Nazareth House was an historic building located on large grounds on Brougham Street in Christchurch, until being badly damaged in the 2011 earthquakes.  James Bull have had a long standing relationship with the Nazareth House, and this led to Ikon Architects approaching us to assist them with developin...

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Why work with us

With history of service, performance and delivery over 50 plus years, but always with an eye on the future we can provide all you need and more when it comes to access and security
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Proven

For 50+ years James Bull have been at the leading edge of security and access solutions.

Based in Christchurch, we have provided products and services across the country. No one survives that long without doing a hell of a lot right!

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Capable

We can access all the main suppliers and our team is trained and ready

With access to most products and backed by a massive trained team of pros we are able to bring you the right solution. Big, small or in between we value working with you!

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Competitive

James Bull provide excellent value for money, and can save you time and stress!

We love to provide the best value solution for you which may not be the cheapest, but it will be one we guarantee and support.

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Dynamic

James Bull have a reputation for providing effective solutions.

Finding the best option for your needs is our priority and what will give you the ultimate benefits!

James Bull backed by quality products and suppliers

While we can access almost anything you need, we highly recommend suppliers that provide the product, back up, support and warranty ensuring even greater peace of mind
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Talk to some of our key people about your next project?

Or maybe you're interested in how we managed some of the projects showcased
Danny
Webster

Sales

03 366 0985

Danny is one of our specifiers for commercial projects, and our resident 'high security expert'.

Mike
Sloan

Architectural Representative

027 663 3011

Mike is our man, when it comes to architectural designer solutions he'll find you some great solutions!

Garry
Bull

Director

03 366 2709

Garry is one of the brothers, not to be confused with the other.

Mike
Dennett

Hardware Sales

03 366 2855

One of our Hardware experts, with vast experience across all fields

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