Vacant Property Security London
The number of vacant properties across the capital continues to rise, with a reported 22,000 empty homes alongside 24,000 unused commercial buildings. Of the commercial premises, more than 20,000 have been empty for more than 6 months, with 11,000 being unoccupied for 2 years.
Apart from the wasted opportunities that these buildings represent, they are also a target for many types of crime including vandalism, theft and squatting. Landlords need to take care to secure these forgotten properties to safeguard their assets as well as protecting themselves and the public from potential criminal acts.
Vacant Property Security Systems in London
Sicuro is the leading provider of vacant property security systems in London and supplies a full range of solutions to lock down your building and deter criminals from trespassing. An initial security assessment will highlight the right solution for your property, which will be customised depending on your budget and individual requirements. Our solutions typically cover securing the perimeter of your building, implementing methods to deter criminals from your vacant property, and then monitoring and reacting to any incident, should it occur.
Our Preventative Approach
Monitoring and responding to incidents at your vacant property is an integral part of our approach to security, but deterring criminals from targeting your building in the first place is also an effective strategy. As leading vacant property security London experts, we might suggest using concrete blocks to secure the perimeter of your site, or erect signage to warn intruders that the property is fully monitored. This is often enough to send opportunists on their way, but a loud 120Db siren that sounds when they cross the perimeter is an extended preventative strategy.
Vacant Property CCTV London
Convicted thieves have reported the threat of CCTV as being one of the biggest deterrents when planning a crime. Whilst a vacant property may be tempting for those wanting to cause trouble, the possibility of being caught on camera is often enough for criminals to look elsewhere. We can install vacant property CCTV security systems London wide, so your commercial premises or residential accommodation will be fully protected for as long the building is empty. However, our vacant property CCTV London team can link up the cameras to be used as a video verification alarm for a superior way to monitor your property.
Wireless Vacant Property Alarms London
Our market-leading wireless video verification alarm is ideal for your vacant property, as it is battery operated and doesn’t require you to turn on the utilities at your empty building in order to remain fully protected. Instead, your alarm is entirely standalone and doesn’t need a power source, or a network connection.
Our vacant property alarms London based professionals will install cameras at key areas on your site, ensuring that the entire area is covered to ensure that any access to the building will be fully monitored. If an intrusion is detected by one of the PIR cameras, then footage of the incident will be sent directly to a monitoring station which is manned 24/7 by experienced members of our vacant property security companies London team. If the incident is verified as being an authentic intrusion, then a trained responder will be dispatched immediately, often backed up by the police. In 90% of cases, the response team will arrive within 20 minutes.
If you’re looking for vacant property security companies London wide team, then we should be your first and only call. Get in touch and book an entirely free site security assessment today, and you’ll be taking the first steps towards securing your vacant property until it’s ready to be occupied again!
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