About Us

Established in 2003 GUK has been at the forefront of high quality protection management for over ten years.

While we have grown rapidly, we have retained our core value of ethical entrepreneurialism and now manage nearly 1500 sites across the UK, employing around 800 staff. We protect in the region of £40bn worth of assets at commercial, corporate and residential sites across numerous industry sectors including the Crown Estate, retailers, property owners & management agents, airports and airlines.

Our teams offer a variety of experience and skills obtained over years of working in multiple security services, including The Royal Military Police, giving us unparalleled expertise in all aspects of physical security. We are a member company of SIA ACS (Approved Contractor Scheme) and currently hold one of the highest scores in the country for the quality of our internal processes, our commitment to best practice and for the development of our employees. GUK has been assessed as being in the top 0.5% of companies providing manned guarding services in the UK.

We believe in working in partnership with our clients, approaching and managing each new project with professionalism and enthusiasm, to deliver services that are tailored to their exact needs. This has enabled us to develop unrivalled specialist skills.

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We are however constantly adding to our portfolio of specialists skills to adapt and evolve with the security needs of UK businesses. This has led to us recently adding two new divisions to our portfolio: Aviation Security and Reception & Concierge.

GUK are qualified, certified, accredited and above all experienced. Our range of accreditations from leading industry bodies includes:

  • SIA approved contractor
  • Safe Contractor
  • Contractor Plus
  • SSAIB
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

 

What Our Clients Say

“I would class Guarding UK at the very top end of the contractors I visit.”

Ian Fearnley, Consultant – Alcumus SM&MS

“I have never experienced a task too big or too small for GUK to deal with. In a difficult and competitive market GUK have continued to outshine the competition and meet expectations by continuously providing an excellent service.”

Oliver Martin, Senior Facilities Manager – Regent Street Management Direct

“GUK have proved to be diligent and effective with the basics of guarding, but also very helpful in finding solutions to tricky problems. Communications between the company and us are excellent and their directors have strong personal involvement and interest in the jobs and the goals of our company generally.”

Andrew Thomson, Commercial Manager – Freshwater Group of Companies

“Performance against target is visible throughout the operation. GUK makes good use of modern technology and is an innovator when it comes to the deployment of use of technology.”

SSAIB assessor part of the ACS Report

“I have found GUK to deliver a far superior service to any of the other security companies I have dealt with. Their senior management are always available however small an issue may be. They have always been reactive and also proactive, looking at more efficient ways of providing manned guarding to save cost.”

Richard Gammie, Partner – Montagu Evans LLP

Got a Security Challenge? We’d Love To Help

Contact us now to find out what we can do for you.

info@guardinguk.co.uk | 0870 224 0277