Useful Links

Useful Links

Keeping you the public safe in your home , we have provided some info below that may be of use.


Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network
The Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network is a national-level strategic organisation
Beaumont Enterprise Centre 72 Boston Road Beaumont Leys Leicester LE4 1HB
Tel: 0116 229 3118, E-Mail:
For more info on how to contact Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network click here.
For more details on the Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network click here.


The Crime Prevention Website.Com
Home Security And Crime Prevention Advice from Former Met Police Officer
The Crime Prevention Website is the largest and most comprehensive resource for free Crime Prevention and Home Security advice online.  The site is run by Calvin Beckford, a retired police officer and author, with many years of crime prevention experience and built by his son Ben Beckford, an experienced web developer


Age UK (the joining of what were formally Age Concern and Help the Aged)
Age UK supports and assists a network of over 170 local Age UK’s, which between them provide an extensive network throughout England. The Age UK family also includes Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI.



Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA

Phone: 0800 169 87 87 Email:


Causewayside House 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR

Phone: 0845 125 9732 Email:


Tŷ John Pathy 13/14 Neptune Court, Vanguard Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ

Phone: 029 2043 1555 Email:

Northern Ireland

3 Lower Crescent, Belfast BT7 1NR

Phone: 028 9024 5729 Email:

AgeUK have prepared a document on security which can be downloaded free of charge by clicking the ‘Staying Safe‘ pdf


Guild of Architectural Ironmongers  
BPF House, 6 Bath Place, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3JE
Tel. 020-7033 2480   Fax. 020-7033 2486


Auto Locksmiths Association (ALA)


Raid-Control Co-ordinator  
Tel.+44 (0) 7973 818927
Raid-control is a crime prevention initiative that aims to raise security standards in retail premises, thereby reducing the potential for commercial robbery and create a safer working environment


Sold Secure

Sold Secure is one of the leading suppliers of test and certification services for security related products. Working with companies world-wide we assess products to see whether strict performance criteria are met and where applicable allow the use of the coveted Sold Secure approved logo.

5c Great central Way  Woodford Halse  Daventry,
Northants. NN11 3PZ
Tel. 01327 264687 Fax. 01327 264686


Joint Security Industry Council (JSIC)  
1 Queen Anne’s Gate  London SW1


Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB)
7 – 11 Earsdon Road West Monkseaton
Whitley Bay Tyne & Wear NE25 9SX
Tel: 0191 296 32 42


British Security Industry Association. (BSIA)  
Security House, Barbourne Road, Worcester, WR1 1RS.
Tel. 01905 21464


Skill for Security
Security House, Barbourne Road, Worcester.  WR1 1RS
Tel. 08450 750 111 Web:


National Security Inspectorate (NSI)  
Sentinel House  5 Reform Road  Maidenhead, Berks. SL6 8BY
Tel.: 0845 0063003  Web:


Security Industry Authority (SIA)
PO Box 9  Newcastle under Lyne NE82 6XX


Secured By Design
ACPO Secured by Design, 1st Floor, 10 Victoria Street
London, SW1H 0NN, England.
Secured by Design focuses on crime prevention of homes and commercial premises and promotes the use of security standards for a wide range of applications and products including locks, doors and windows.
An excellent resource for useful reviews on double glazing companies and useful information on double glazing standards, protection schemes, products, terminology etc.


Personnel Checks for CRB Checks
CRB Checks for Locksmiths

The Basic check is available to both individual locksmiths (self employed) and Locksmith companies where their employees are not members of the MLA. It searches for criminal convictions considered unspent and takes roughly 2 weeks to process.

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