Case Study: Pedestrian Speed Gate Installation at U-walk, Arabian Centre, KSA

Case Study: Pedestrian Speed Gate Installation

Installer: Quadra-Tech

Location: U-walk, Arabian Centre, KSA, 2021

The challenge

Arabian Center HQ management office tower of U-Walk Mall in KSA was looking for a touchless solution to manage their access control for employees from the basement parking.

Arabian Center needed speed gates to control the flow of staff and visitors entering and exiting their offices from the parking basement entrance.

The requirements

Arabian Center required a solution that allowed staff easy access and prevented other people from accessing the area without authorization. As an extra provision, Arabian Center required the second level of security after gate barrier access into the parking basement to ensure only authorized personnel had access to the Arabian Centre offices.

The solution

The solution was to install pedestrian speed gates to manage access control.

Installation was done by Quadra-Tech and touchless access reader integration was done by IDEMIA wave reader. A total number of lanes: 16 models used: mWing by FlowMotion by Magnetic Autocontol.

About U-Walk and Arabian Centres

Stretching along Prince Turki Al-Awal street, the U-Walk, also known as the University Avenue, is Riyadh’s most prominent tourist destination. Rows of open spaces coupled with a relaxing atmosphere, make this area perfect for an outing with family or friends, especially during the milder seasons.

Arabian Centres is the leading owner, operator and developer of contemporary lifestyle centers in Saudi Arabia. For over a decade, the Company has provided customers with a complete range of high-quality lifestyle centers up to international standards, located in the most attractive areas of the country to satisfy all shopping needs and market requirements.

Today, Arabian Centres has a portfolio of 21 assets strategically located in 11 major Saudi cities. The Company operates some of the most iconic lifestyle centers, including Mall of Arabia, Mall of Dhahran, and Nakheel Mall, which was recognized at the Arab Luxury World Forum in 2017 as being consumers’ favorite shopping mall in Riyadh. The Company’s lifestyle centers have more than 4,300 stores and host more than 109 million visitors.