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

“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

“GUK consistently deliver excellent security solutions adapting easily to our evolving needs, gaining valuable on-site knowledge so they can provide 24 hour security at the remotest of locations. They show commitment to our security challenges at every level, utilising previous experience and long-standing site knowledge to develop security solutions that other firms have not been able to achieve.”

Jonathan Hannibal, Partner, Asset and Property Management – Glenny

“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 personally received a call from Town Sgt Hughes of the Met Police who has expressed his total commendation to our team for their professionalism and the way that they handled the incident yesterday that has led to all gang members being arrested. Not only their actions, but their statements, evidence and CCTV footage has been absolutely top.”

Ian Welland, Centre Manager – Palace Exchange, Enfield

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

Ian Fearnley, Consultant – Alcumus SM&MS

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