London building access enhanced with digital wallet solution


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A listed real estate investment company has deployed connected access at its Broadgate, 100 Liverpool Street office building in London, UK.

British Land Company PLC (British Land) is utilising digital automation technology to significantly enhance user experiences at the commercial building.

By partnering with HID and SwiftConnect, people can now use their employee badge in Apple Wallet on their iPhones and Apple Watches to ensure streamlined access is achieved.

HID, British Land & Equiem

According to HID, British Land’s mobile access rollout marks a significant shift, empowering people and heightening flexibility.

Fiona Sawkill, Head of Digital Placemaking, British Land commented: “Reshaping the way people access British Land buildings fits our vision of modernising office spaces and providing the best experiences for our customers, employees and visitors.

“Thanks to technology partnerships with SwiftConnect and HID, we are now able to deliver a seamless access experience, while strengthening our security and improving operational efficiency.” 

Employees and tenants can add their employee badge to Apple Wallet after an initial setup through the My Broadgate app, developed by Equiem.

“Seamless experiences”

Bronny Wilson, Regional Head of Europe, Equiem explains: “By leveraging technology partnerships with SwiftConnect and HID, we are able to deliver seamless experiences while improving operational efficiency and sustainability for British Land.”

Spencer Marshall, Head of Europe for PACS, HID added: “Our commitment to innovation levels up mobile access capabilities to ensure that tenants and visitors enjoy a seamless and secure tap-based experience across all spaces.

“We are proud to partner with SwiftConnect and British Land, two companies at the forefront of redefining modern office spaces with best of breed technologies and unique approaches to PropTech.”

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