Security Response & Electronic Security

Commercial Security

Government accredited keyholding and mobile patrol for commercial properties.

Maximize protection with local keyholding and alarm response services - Armour Security.

Ensure the safety of your commercial property with the expertise of a local security company. National providers may lack the crucial local knowledge needed for effective emergency response. With 15 years of experience serving South Essex, Armour Security has the knowledge and skills to provide top-notch Keyholding and Alarm Response services. Trust us to keep your assets secure.

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Service features

  • Response for Intruder Alarms
  • Ad-Hoc site security visits
  • Regulated by the governments Security Industry Authority
  • Cost-effective and flexible options
  • Proven track record
  • Highly Responsive Mobile Officers
  • We'll beat any quote from the competition*
  • Covering: Leigh on sea, Southend on sea, Westcliff on sea, Hadleigh, North Benfleet, South Benfleet, Southchurch, Rochford, Shoeburyness, Thorpe Bay, Canvey Island, Corringham, Fobing, Laindon., Eastwood, Basildon, Grays, Pitsea, Vange, Rayleigh, Hockley.

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Frequently asked questions

What is keyholding in security services?

Keyholding is a security service where a trusted third party holds 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 organizations 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?

Some keyholding services may 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.