New Briton Handles acheive highest EN 1906 Grade

LONDON November 2015 – Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, has introduced the Briton 4700 Series to its range of door furniture and accessories, including handles that have achieved EN 1906 Grade 4 and are suitable for high-frequency areas where long-lasting performance is essential.

Briton 4708 Lever
Briton 4708 Lever

Featuring a high-quality and high-specification selection of Grade 4 lever and pull handles, plus complementary accessories in satin stainless steel, the Briton 4700 Series makes complete doorset specification and excellent performance simple to achieve.  

As expected from the Briton range, the lever furniture helps installers and contractors through its unique fixing method that provides a firm, positive and highly durable installation. Facilities managers can be confident that the hardware meets the requirements of BS 8300 and has been successfully tested to 90 minutes on timber doors and four hours on steel doors. The hardware additionally comes with a 10-year guarantee, for peace of mind.

Simon Osborne, Allegion sales leader for the UK and Ireland, commented: “Door furniture and accessories are the first point of contact when entering or moving around a building, making it important to achieve the perfect balance of aesthetics, performance and certification. The new Briton 4700 series has been developed to achieve this, with handles that meet the highest grade in the standard to guarantee performance even after high levels of use.”  

The Briton 4700 Series includes lever and pull handles, plus accessories such as kick plates, push and pull plates, symbols and signage, flush bolts, door stops and hooks. 


For more information please contact:


Ricco Leung :

T: +44 (0) 121 708 2466 


Clare Vandaele :

T : +44 (0) 1922 707400