A construction site holds a vast amount of high value vehicles, materials, tools and machinery. All of these items have a resale value, whilst items such as fuel have an off-set cost value, making construction sites a highly profitable magnet for criminals.

Year on year, the construction industry loses £400 million through theft, and approximately the same amount again through vandalism and fire, with around 40% (approximately 100,000) of all construction site fires being started deliberately (source: Aviva).

Construction Security

This makes it so important to ensure your construction site has the correct security measures in place to prevent any damage or theft. Every construction site is different, both in location, environmental factors and needs. This means installing measures such as:

  • CCTV, alarm systems and signage – including highly visible systems which offer remote monitoring and recording both as deterrent and quick alert to problems arising. Warning signage and out-of-hours security contact information are essentials.
  • Manned guarding – with guards who are suitably qualified and hold a current Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. 24-hour guarding is probably essential for larger sites whilst smaller sites may find mobile patrols or dog security more appropriate.
  • Entry and exit monitoring.
  • Mobile patrols - The patrols perform a complete exterior inspection of your premises at each visit, checking alarms, CCTV set ups, windows, doors and other points of entry.

Stay safe and secure with 4 Forces!


The current COVID-19 situation is already proving to be a difficult time for many people. Problems that may arise due to a security breach could further impact your project, so prevention is always the best idea.

4 Forces Security is a leading provider of integrated security solutions: including, manned guarding, mobile patrol, key holding and alarm response. With over 15 years of experience in providing effective and crucial security methods and techniques to our clients, we pride ourselves on our excellent service. We are particularly proud of the family values and traditions, maintained within our company ethos.

Get in touch with our team today to see how we can protect your site during these difficult and desperate times.