Manned Guarding services

Manned Guarding Services

A manned guarding security presence helps to deter crime and keep intruders at bay. Our highly experienced SIA Licensed team of uniformed security guards are adept at keeping commercial, retail and residential property safe and secure 24-7.

VIP Security Services also offers a range of corporate and concierge services for the commercial and hotelier sector. Our specialist dog unit can also support our manned guarding services with a range of guard and detection dog solutions.


Private and Commercial Security Guards

At VIP Security Services our team of security guards are vetted and trained to the highest of standards. Whether you are looking for security personnel to man your commercial premise or construction site, our private security guards are trained to meet your requirements. Dressed in a smart uniform, a security guard deters intruders onsite and is a reassuring presence for employees and customers alike. Our security guards are hand selected to suit your contract or assignment.

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Corporate and Residential Concierge

Our corporate and residential concierge team ensures your headquarters or office buildings are kept safe and secure. Uniformed security guards are a reassuring face to employees and an able assistant to visitors and residents with mail, customer service and general building issues. Our corporate team can keep undesirables at bay, be on the frontline should any emergencies take place and ensure your organisation’s premises, employees and visitors are protected.


Retail Security and Loss Prevention

The VIP Security retail security team cover Essex, London and the Home Counties and work as sole uniformed operatives or in a larger team. Each security guard is SIA Licensed and understands the challenges faced within the retail sector. All are adept at identifying suspicious behaviour, preventing shoplifting, and protecting employees and customers from aggressive behaviour. Our security team are also trained to handle bomb threats and fires.

For larger retail outlets and shopping centres we also offer plain clothes operatives. Here our discreet service helps to monitor customers and staff, and is a proven tool against theft, including ‘bulk snatchers’. To support the work of our undercover team we can also offer trained CCTV staff that can operate your in-house cameras and liaise direct with the security team.

We also offer loss prevention officers, which can help you formulate a plan to protect your retail outlet from loss of products through damage and theft, which include staff thefts and fraud. To demonstrate our skill in this area we are currently offering free surveys in loss prevention, to find out more call 01268 526 212.

Retail Gallery security

Guard and Detection Dog

Guard and Detection Dog Solutions

VIP Security’s guard dog security services and patrols provide a physical deterrent as well as powerful support in times of need. The team are most proficient at guarding large or difficult terrain.

The senses of dogs are much more refined than that of a human and our canine companions can often detect the presence of intruders long before a static guard or CCTV system. Our dog handlers are professionally trained and fully licensed to work as a team.  All VIP dogs and handlers undergo continuous assessment and attend regular training sessions to keep up to date with legislation and latest working practises.


Drug Detection and Explosives Dogs (Passive Dogs)

This specialist passive dog security taskforce can be employed at airports, railway stations and docks to deter the importation or trafficking of illegal substances or detect explosives and/or firearms.  We employ ex-military and ex-police personnel, who have the experience and knowledge for such delicate deployments.

The ’drugs dog team’ can also be hired by licensed premises throughout the UK to detect and deter the use and sale of illegal substances on or around licensed premises.

Passive Dog

Guard dog on patrol

Event and Crowd Control Dogs

Guard dogs are vital when planning any indoor or outdoor event. Not only are the crowd control dogs a deterrent from undesirables they are also a great benefit when controlling and managing large groups of people or areas. We can provide fully trained and licensed uniformed handlers and dogs for events large and small.

We’ll work in partnership with you to ensure we send the right dog and personnel to your fixture. All of our personnel are highly trained and receive the full back-up of our 24-hour manned control centre. With a proven track record in this sector you can rest assured we’ll deliver a truly professional service, tailored to your needs.


Fire Marshals

In recent years the need for fire marshals in high rise residential tower blocks and commercial buildings has been brought into the spotlight. VIP Security Services offers a high-quality fire marshal service that will not only help prevent fires and asset damage, but ultimately save many lives should the worst scenario happen.  

VIP Security Services has over 30 years of experience in protecting people, all of the staff at VIP Security Services and fully trained and qualified to deliver a full service, which is accountable and transparent.

We will assess the particular conditions of each site and put in place a framework to allow for the safe and rapid evacuation of towers, including mitigation for any factors which could inhibit resident’s movement in an emergency.

Fire Marshalls