Site Security London 2020-01-14T17:02:54+00:00

Site Security London

London’s boroughs are constantly undergoing redevelopment to accommodate a growing population and evolving needs of residents in the capital. With exciting regeneration projects underway, construction site security should be a priority for project managers. As your number one choice of site security companies in London, Sicuro can offer a comprehensive range of solutions to safeguard your construction zone.

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Why Invest in Temporary Site Security in London?

Any construction company owner will know the frustration caused by delays to a project. If your site is targeted by criminals, the following scenarios are possible if you don’t have adequate site security in place:

  • Theft of construction equipment such as cranes or small vehicles
  • Theft of raw materials which can be sold on and are notoriously difficult for police to trace
  • Vandalism which could be as minor as graffiti or as significant as tampering with scaffolding
  • Using your construction site as a way to gain access to a neighbouring site
  • The threat of accidents or fatalities taking place if youths gain unauthorised access to your site and use it as a playground

Any one of these scenarios can cause significant loss of reputation, particularly if you’re a repeat target and don’t have strong security measures in place. Delays to your construction project are likely to annoy customers and can end up costing you money if you’re unable to fill the gap with other jobs as you wait for the project to recommence.

As a first-class site security London company, Sicuro offers a free security site assessment to determine where your vulnerabilities lie and to provide a customised list of recommendations to fully secure your construction zone. Due to the changing nature of development work, we can provide temporary site security in London as our products are easy to implement within just a few days and can be dismantled and re-established at your next project site.

Types of Site Security in London

  • Defining Your Site Boundary

To fully secure your construction site, it’s important to define a boundary around the project area to make it clear that you should not trespass beyond the designated lines. Usually a secure site will include tall fencing which is fastened safely and without any gaps. Site security companies will also erect signage around the perimeter to state firmly that this area is unauthorised for members of the public. Loud audio and sirens will also help to deter opportunists who are considering trespassing.

  • Security Monitoring

Virtual guard alarms are a versatile and cost-effective solution that takes site security to the next level.  Cameras will be placed carefully to offer footage at every angle, and this will be watched remotely by an experienced security team. In the event that an incident occurs, if it is verified as being a genuine breach, then responders will attend the scene within just a few minutes. The monitoring can take place at a time that suits you, whether that be overnight, over the weekend, or 24/7.

If you prefer the physical attendance of a security guard, then you can combine the virtual guard by scheduling for site patrols as and when you require them. Security guards are able to identify any vulnerabilities that need attending to immediately, such as broken fencing, and their visible presence can be enough to dissuade criminals or youths from trespassing.

  • Scaffolding Alarms

Scaffolding is one of the biggest risks to a construction project and should therefore be surrounded with extra security to ensure that it’s not climbed up, tampered with or dismantled and stolen. Scaffolding alarms are offered by the best site security companies in London, and these are battery operated and wireless so there’s no requirement for any permanent network or mains supply to be in place. An internal PIR detector will run alongside your camera, and if anyone comes into contact with your scaffolding when the alarm is armed, this event will be monitored remotely by a professional security team. A response team will be dispatched to the team rapidly if it is deemed that a security incident is taking place.

If you’re ready to start protecting your construction sites, and your business reputation, get in touch today for a free site security assessment!

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