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Christchurch Prison Extension
20
Prisoner
Units
140
Security
Doors
$500,000
Contract
Price
Christchurch Prison Extension
The Challenge
To provide high level security for an extension to the Christchurch Men's Prison. This new build included 20 purpose built high security cells with Airteq automatic sliding door units and also other cells with Chubb mechanical slam action cell locks. James Bull won the contract with Naylor Love (Main C...

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...

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...

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...

Canoe Polo Containers
Zero
Keys cut
5
Minutes to install
Canoe Polo Containers
The Challenge
The canoe polo club have two containers in an isolated location that store their gear. Managing key access for these is tricky when you have a number of teams, needing to access the hired gear on many days of the week. A large number of these users are secondary school students. The main issues are ens...

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...

Arts Centre
Arts Centre

RSIC Building UC
RSIC Building UC

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...

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 ...

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...