Government accredited keyholding and alarm response services.

Keyholding & Alarm Response

Maximise protection with Armour Security's local keyholding and alarm response services. Our dedicated team is on standby 24/7, ensuring rapid, professional, and reliable responses to any security threat or incident at your property.

Keyholding Services:
At Armour Security, we understand the importance of constant readiness. Our emergency keyholding services are available 24/7, ensuring that we're always on hand to address any security situation at your property. Our team of trained professionals is equipped to respond swiftly and safely to alarms or emergencies, offering you complete peace of mind. We pride ourselves on our versatility, providing a wide range of keyholding services to meet every need. Whether it's for your home, business, or a specific on-site requirement, we ensure your property is always secure and under vigilant protection.

Alarm Response Services:
In the event of an alarm, rapid response is crucial. Our alarm response services are designed to act swiftly and effectively to any alarms or security incidents at your property. Our experts are not just quick to respond; they're also trained to assess each situation carefully and take appropriate action to ensure the ongoing safety and security of your premises. We offer comprehensive coverage, handling a variety of alarm responses including those for burglars, intruders, and fires. With Armour Security, you can trust that your property is in capable hands, protected by a complete and efficient protective service.

For detailed pricing and to learn more about how we can tailor our services to your needs, click HERE. Choose Armour Security for comprehensive protection that's always a step ahead.

Service features

  • Alarm Attendance: We respond to your Intruder Alarms, ensuring immediate attention and action.
  • Ad-Hoc Security Visits: Tailored site security visits to meet your specific needs.
  • Regulated Excellence: Our services are regulated by the government's Security Industry Authority, ensuring top-tier quality and compliance.
  • Cost-Effective & Flexible: We offer competitive, flexible options designed to provide maximum value and adaptability.
  • Proven Track Record: Our history of success speaks for itself; we're committed to maintaining high standards of service.
  • Highly Responsive Officers: Our Mobile Officers are known for their responsiveness and efficiency in handling security matters.
  • Price Match Promise: We'll beat any quote from the competition*, ensuring you get the best service at the best price.

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Areas Covered

Areas Covered

Leigh on sea, Southend on Sea, Westcliff on Sea, Hadleigh, North Benfleet, South Benfleet, Southchurch, Rochford, Shoeburyness, Thorpe Bay, Canvey Island, Corringham, Fobbing, Laindon, Eastwood, Basildon, Grays, Pitsea, Vange, Rayleigh, Hockley and everywhere in between.

Frequently asked questions

What is keyholding in security services?

Keyholding is a security service where we hold onto a set of keys to a building, property, or site and is responsible for responding to alarm activations and, when possible, securing the premises.

Why is keyholding important?

Keyholding is important because it provides a quick response in case of an alarm activation or security breach, ensuring that the property remains secure and protected.

What is the employer's legal obligation when the keyholder is an employee?

The employer has a legal duty of care for the safety of the keyholder if they are an employee. If any harm comes to the keyholder as a result of their keyholder duties, such as responding to a fire alarm or intruder alert, the employer could face fines or imprisonment under a charge of Corporate Manslaughter. To alleviate this responsibility, it is recommended to use a professional keyholding service that provides 24/7 availability and professional expertise, offering greater security for both employers and employees.due to

What are the benefits of keyholding services?

The benefits of keyholding services include quick response times, reduced liability, and peace of mind knowing that your property is secure.

Who should consider using keyholding services?

Keyholding services are ideal for commercial & residential properties, businesses, and organisations that require 24/7 security coverage.

How does keyholding work?

Keyholding works by having a trusted third party hold onto a set of keys to a building, property, or site and respond to alarm activations and secure the premises when possible.

Can you provide keyholding services outside of normal business hours?

Yes, keyholding services are designed to provide security coverage 24/7, including outside of normal business hours.

What happens if there is an alarm activation?

If there is an alarm activation, the keyholding service provider will respond to the scene to secure the premises and take appropriate action, such as contacting the police or fire department.

Do keyholding services include mobile patrols?

Our keyholding services can also include mobile patrols to provide additional security coverage and ensure the property is secure.

What kind of training do your keyholding personnel receive?

Our keyholding personnel receive comprehensive training on security procedures, emergency response protocols, and customer service to ensure that they provide the best possible service.

How does your keyholding service ensure the confidentiality and security of our keys?

Our keyholding service implements strict security procedures to ensure the confidentiality and security of our clients' keys, including secure storage, restricted access, and background checks on all personnel.

How do I initiate the process of ordering and setting up keyholding and alarm response services with

Visit our contact page, answer a few quick questions, and we'll be in touch with the setup process.