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Construction Site Security Companies in the UK

 

Building in Deterrents

High value equipment and materials at construction sites make them attractive targets for thieves. The loss of essential equipment can also lead to expensive delays in a project. Vandalism is another major factor to consider.

The changing nature of sites and the need for frequent access make securing them challenging. Security needs to involve various layers of physical and operational measures.

A ramshackle appearance is an invitation to opportunists but sturdy perimeter fencing, cameras, lighting and notices about guard patrols will show that security is taken seriously. As much equipment as possible should be locked away when not in use and larger plant can be mechanically disabled. Security cameras or lights need to be able to cope with the harsh conditions of construction sites.

Guards have the advantage of being able to patrol inside the site as well as the perimeter. While on patrol, they can check the status of measures such as alarms and CCTV and the integrity of fencing or secure containers. Dogs are a highly visible deterrent and have been shown to increase the effectiveness of guards. All guards should be licensed and carry out duties in line with British Standards criteria.

Where to buy construction site security

  • Harper Chalice Group Limited - 8 Binns Close, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 9TB, 024 7642 1300
  • Marubeni Komatsu - Padgets Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 0RT, 01527 512 512
  • JP Concrete Products Ltd - Newhaven Enterprise Centre, Suite 24, Denton Island, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9BA, 01273 646450