Securing a vacant property against theft, vandalism and intrusion can be challenging. WCCTV outlines the best ways to harden your void property security.
How do you secure Vacant Properties?
Vacant and unprotected properties are attractive to vandals, thieves, and squatters, so protecting your buildings from such crimes is essential.
A well-secured vacant property will be less of a blight within its local community, will attract less vandalism, arson, and theft, and be better prepared for re-occupancy or resale.
By securing a property utilising simple deterrents such as temporary fencing and CCTV systems, you can prevent any of the above problems.
WCCTV details below some of the simplest and most effective ways of securing a vacant property.
Effective Perimeter Security
Installing secure perimeter fencing around your vacant property will create a strong barrier against trespassing.
Unsecured vacant property can be a magnet for criminal activity, such as theft of valuable materials such as copper pipes, roof tiles or even plant and machinery. They also attract increased instances of Fly-Tipping.
Fencing will harden your site against these issues by:
Prevent unauthorised access to the property
Prevent access to fly-tippers, squatters and other illegal occupation
Property protection against ram-raiders
Temporary CCTV Hire
A vacant property is exposed to illegal entry when not being proactively monitored.
With a WCCTV CCTV Tower, you can protect your properties from criminals targeting the location and causing expensive and time-consuming damage.
At 7m tall, WCCTV's Site Towers provide an obvious deterrent that helps prevent trespass and intrusions onto your vacant property. They are a truly rapid-deployment security solution that can be installed and fully operational in minutes.
Our CCTV Towers are designed to detect potential theft or illegal activity at a vacant property, deter an individual by using remote live audio warnings and assist in the dispatching of police or security guards to catch any intruders.
They are also available for short-term rentals, allowing your vacant properties to have the same level of protection as they would expect on a permanent site.
Remote Video Monitoring
When CCTV cameras are combined with professional remote monitoring services, they become a virtual security guard - delivering an unrivalled, proactive security solution without the added cost of a mobile patrol on your vacant property.
When the CCTV tower has been alerted to the trespasser on the vacant property site, the video stream is sent directly to an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) or monitoring station for remote monitoring purposes. A team of security professionals will receive an alarm from your site, immediately review the footage to verify the alarm, and then take appropriate action.
Managed CCTV for Vacant Properties
WCCTV is a leading provider of fully managed security services in the UK.
We offer a range of security solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients, including the temporary hire of surveillance equipment, installation, ongoing maintenance, video monitoring and more.
Our site security services are renowned for their quality, reliability, and competitive pricing, which is why we have more active units nationwide than any other supplier.
Our experienced security professionals are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and ensuring our clients' sites remain secure throughout the project.