Security Guarding & Management Services
Ashridge Group provides peace of mind by enabling businesses to focus on the important things without undue security concerns. We provide a safe environment for people to work in, protecting buildings and assets, and safeguarding venues and events from outside risk. We pride ourselves on providing highly trained security professionals who are capable of handling and resolving complex security issues, backed up by reliable security technology.
How we do it
Our Directors bring combined experience from the private security sector and British Armed Forces. The senior management team at Ashridge Group know what it takes to protect businesses in any sector.
The majority of our employees join us with prior industry experience and all are screened to British Standards 7858. Our robust training and mentoring to new employees is totally unique. Through our Career Development Program, we unlock people’s full potential and provide them with working knowledge to countering current and emerging risks of today’s challenging environment.
Security Guarding Services
Our hands-on approach, dedicated contract managers, well-qualified security officers and adherence to BS7499 standards are a few of the factors that make our security guarding services uniquely reassuring.
Above all we aim to build close relationships, understanding the small details and exact requirements and goals of each client, the different premises and people. This high-quality security service has resulted in high praise, including awards and the team have also been invited to provide training for in-house teams as a result.
Security and Detection Dogs
For several years Ashridge Group has supplied working dogs and handlers to the public and private sectors and commonly requested as “guard dogs” and “sniffer dogs”. Dogs are a very effective assets with enhanced hearing and scent detection, and protective characteristics that increases and enhances the effectiveness of any security operation or location.
We can supply General Purpose Security dogs, Passive and Pro-active Drug Detection dogs, Explosive Detection dogs, and other specialist detection dogs as required. We have previously supplied to retail and distribution sites, festivals, leisure events, education, and business districts.
All dogs and handlers are professionally trained, competent, accredited by NASDU, NTIPDU, or BIPDT, and are regularly assessed for skills and welfare by accredited third party trainers.
Legal compliance is critical for both suppliers and buyers, and the welfare of the dogs and handlers we supply is paramount. We always ensure that we adhere to:
- BS 8517-1:2016 Security dogs. Code of practice for the use of general purpose security dogs
- BS 8517-2:2016 Security dogs. Code of practice for the use of detection dogs
- Guard Dogs Act 1975
- Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
Keyholding, Alarm Response and Mobile Patrols
Skilled in safety, security and incident management, our security officers provide both routine support and emergency mobile response 24/7 even in difficult conditions. Our vehicles are highly equipped to deal with any eventuality and also feature live tracking devices and camera systems, allowing remote monitoring and support of situations.
We only provide a responsive alarm or keyholding service to a BS 7894 standard and maintain regular site patrols to BS 7499 UK standards.
Event Security, Stewarding and Crowd Safety
Covering every eventuality, our team provides complete security, medical, and stewarding solutions for some of the most prestigious public and private events and conferences, receiving praise and recommendations for further business on the strength of the team’s performance.
At a functional level we provide event staff with top training and instilled professionalism whilst at a strategic level our project managers offer a complete management service to remove the stresses of event management and guarantee the smooth delivery of an event.
CCTV Installation & Security Systems
We supply security system solutions for both commercial and residential markets. Knowledgeable staff provide guidance and support in selecting commercial security and safety technology.
Able to project manage all aspects of specification, installation and continued management of systems, we handle tasks including for CCTV installation, intruder alarm installation, access control installation and fire protection system installation, fully maintained and monitored to keep people and property safe.