ZED SECURITY AND GUARDING will still be operating during this outbreak. Our Staff are KEY WORKERS within the industry supplying staff to government assets and to the National Health Service (NHS), this will include our MANNED GUARDING and CLOSE PROTECTION SERVICES.

We will still be operating our KEY HOLDING and MOBILE PATROLS which includes our LOCKS and UNLOCKS.

ZED SECURITY AND GUARDING have briefed our staff on the Health and Safety Guidelines during this epidemic. 

Please do not think we are being rude if we maintain our distance, politely declining drinks, avoiding hand shakes when attending site but this is to stop any close contact to avoid the spread of the disease. We shall also be operating a paperless reporting system to our clients.

If any of our staff or clients have shown signs of the Coronavirus such as a constant dry cough or body temperature of 38 degrees or higher please do contact us IMMEDIATELY.

All of our staff will carry identification on them at all times as a standard.

If you feel uncomfortable about our staff attending site due to isolation please speak to the management team.

Each day and night we will be asking staff to check their temperatures and report any signs of the virus to us immediately. We ask for your co - operation during these times and we will try to keep to contract requirements to the best of our abilities with regards to staffing numbers and timings.

Our office is open Monday to Friday 0700-1600

01206 588162.



DAY TIME : 07801 357224

NIGHT TIME : 07424 291521


Kind regards,


Professionalism. Excellence. Timeliness.

Priding ourselves of our great service, since our founding in 1983 we’ve worked with a large number of prestigious clients across the region including the National Health Service (NHS), Colchester Borough Council, Colchester United Football Club, Cambridge University, Ipswich Borough Council, Rougham Airfield, Essex County Cricket Club, and national clients including the BBC, Channel 4, the Soros Foundation, The TUC, The IMF and many others, providing a range of services including manned guarding, static security, door supervisors, event staff, mobile patrols, stewards, key holding services, alarm response and counter terrorism services.

We are committed to a British Standards code of practice, Our services follow British Standards for the Industry including: BS 7499 – Static Site Guarding and Mobile Patrol Services; BS 8406 – Event Stewarding and Crowd Safety; BS 7960 – Door Supervisors; BS 7984 – Key Holding and Response Services; BS 8517 – Vacant Property Protection Services and BS 8507 – Close Protection Services Scheme. All our employees are SIA licenced and strictly vetted to BS7858.


We complete projects efficiently, effectively and on schedule, and go above and beyond, often forming lasting relationships with many of our clients. Great service begins and ends with experienced and friendly professionals, which is why we put so much consideration into selecting only the best staff to join our team. Our teams are trained above and beyond the industry standard; we pride ourselves on our employee career development programme, where employees are empowered to make themselves better, and by doing so, this ensures a consistently high standards of delivery and service. 

Our staff certifications include, but are not limited to:

SIA Licenced: Static, CCTV, Door Supervisor, Close Protection
DBS Checked, Advanced DBS cleared.
Emergency at work First Aid (as a minimum)
Spectator Safety
Fire Marshal
Child & Vulnerable Person Protection
Hostile Environment Management
Counter Terrorism
Tactical Security Management
Crowd Control, Ingress & Egress
Prevention & Management of Violence & Aggression (PMVA)

Also we are really please to announce we are working towards our SIA Approved Contractor and SafeContractor status. We are also looking at enrolling a number of officers on the Community Safety Scheme, a voluntary scheme which creates a framework for public and private bodies to work in partnership with the police, providing additional uniformed presence in communities and capitalising on the skills and information captured by those already engaged with the community. 


For over 30 years our security and protection teams, and the services we provide have ensured the safety of hundreds of thousands of people across the region.

24/7 Rapid Response

Our 24-hour help and support centre, and our effective rapid response unit, makes managing our clients’ sites a huge success. 



National threat level

The threat to the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) from terrorism is substantial.

substantial - an attack is likely


To pride ourselves on the security services we provide,

and the value we place on our team.


What We Provide...



A safe environment for your customers and employees is paramount, and providing them with a healthy and safe environment will make your venue stand out from the crowd for all the right reasons. All our Door Supervisors operate to the highest standards, are polite, friendly, well trained and professional, and with many years experience. 


Zed Security and Guarding has established its name within the manned guarding industry, providing staff to the NHS, County Councils, construction sites, business parks, schools and college, offices, retail units, freight and haulage companies, storage units, and commercial establishments. Whether you want manned guarding for generally patrolling, or full gate, reception and concierge duties, our services are tailored precisely to suit your needs and our professional officers are experienced, well trained and dedicated to protecting your staff, property and assets.


Over the years we have covered a vast array of events, from the smaller exhibition or corporate presentation, to some of the biggest concerts and expos in the area. We have a proven record of repeat business and are the number one choice for events throughout the region. We provide full site risk assessment and crowd dynamic analysis, and employ some of the very best event security staff and stewards available, all well trained and security vetted, ensuring your event and the people who attend are safe at all times.


(Guarding / Drugs / Weapons / Pyro)

Alongside our manned guarding and event security services, we also have many years experience in providing dog handling and canine security patrols across the region. Our canine unit provides a useful asset in higher risk situations, as well as providing an excellent visual deterrent. 


With clients including some of the region's most prestigious sites and historical monuments, we provide a 24/7 key holding and alarm rapid response service, dispatching our best-placed unit in your area to attend the property, assess the situation and, if needed, request emergency services and/or liaising with the police on your behalf. Our SIA licenced guard will stay on site to protect the premises and if required can offer services from our sister company Kendall Facility Management to carry out such services as locksmiths, boarding, and glazing.


Our highly professional Z Watch team look after NHS Bed Watches. Chosen for their caring and empathic nature, our teams all have SIA licences and trained to the highest standards which include NHS PMVA (Prevention Management of Violence and Aggression), Safe Guarding, Dementia Training, Vulnerable Persons and many more.


Our counter terrorism  team has over 14 years of experience in the sector, working closely with British Secret Services, together with the UK's counter terrorism policing and overseas counter parts, we have a vast experience in combating all forms of extremism both in the field of intelligence and investigation.


citizenAID app  Awareness e-learning    


The National Police Chiefs’ Council/Counter Terrorism Policing ‘run tell   hide’ campaign ( );

The British Transport      Police “See it.     Say it.Sorted. ( )

Do you require SIA training, or further training within the industry?

We can offer SIA courses, as well as fire marshal, first aid, safeguarding, vulnerable people, dementia training, spectator safety and many more. For further details contact our sister company Keyplus Training.

We actively promote and support ex-service personal with disabilities

to enter the security industry

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