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No matter what you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place for security service London that take excellence and security seriously. Work with a team of elite agents on guard at all times.


Residence Security Specialists

Your valued assets deserve round-the-clock protection which is why our security team offers you 24/7 protection through on-site, live-in security personnel. Sleep easy knowing that you’re well guarded at all times.

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Construction Security

Security should be built on a foundation of principle, privacy, protection, and prestige. With 1st Shield, you’re provided with a comprehensive and evolving package to keep your assets protected.

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With a superior military heritage, you’re offered a selection of qualified security guards who provide you with a high caliber level of protection. Each guard prides themself on being able to keep London’s citizens safe

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Concierge services give you the peace of mind and ease in order to rest easy, each night. With an elite group of security agents that has a deep rooted military background, you know you’re working with a team that cares.

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Your Security, Our Priority

Work with one of the top security companies in London and know that you’re being fully protected at all times. Each of our guards comes from an ex-military background which gives them an extra edge and acute sense of danger. The unique and highly classified expertise that comes with being ex-military makes us one of the most accredited security companies in London.

Our Guards undergo an extra specialised military grade type training:

  • Advanced physical intervention training.
  • Knife attack response plan KARP.
  • Active shooter response plan ASRP
  • Protection specialist training
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Elite Ex-Military Security Services

There are many security companies in London, but finding the right company can be a challenge. When you’re looking to hire a security guard company, you want to hire agents who can offer you a high level of protection. You need security services that you can rely on in the event things get tough. 1stshield security offers ex-military security guards - call +44 (0)203 996 2000 now for a quote. Shying away from danger isn't in our DNA. We’re here to provide you specialised ex-military security services no matter the circumstances.

UK Security Services You Can Trust

In a sector that depends on trust, our elite team offers London security services that have enhanced professional attitudes, ethical approaches, and significant knowledge in protection services. Ours is an award winning security guard company founded on principles taken from the military, which provide an enhanced level of service and professionalism that give your protection force an extra edge. Stop simply searching for “London security companies” at random; put your faith in security guards who have the expertise needed for high risk situations.


We aim to lead London security - from our excellence in staff training to the design and implementation of bespoke solutions for our clients and always with exemplary customer care

We have developed our security solutions over many years to provide premium protection across multiple industries, covering sectors including: Corporate, Residential, Construction, Schools, Colleges and Universities, Healthcare, Hospitality and Retail

We have four key values that have guided us since the very beginning, our aim is to ensure every client we work with benefits from our leading approach to private security.

  • The Protection of Life (staff, clients, and customers)
  • Protecting Commercial and Personal Property, Assets and Premises
  • The Prevention and Deterrence of Crime, Violence and Monetary Losses
  • The Creation of a Safe, Positive and Enriching Environment

Our approach to bespoke private security means you will have protection from the highest calibre personnel. Primarily from military and policing backgrounds, at 1st Class Protection, our security ground teams are expertly qualified, disciplined and trained to act speedily and intelligently in any given situation. From our Directors to our Managers, our office-based team to our individual guards, our people are a team of passionate individuals, who work tirelessly to keep you safe.

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Enhancing Retail Profitability: The Significance of Retail Security Services

Enhancing Retail Profitability: The Significance of Retail Security Services

  In today's dynamic market, retail security stands as a cornerstone for businesses aiming to mitigate risks, ensure safety, and protect profitability. In London, where commerce thrives amidst bustling streets,...

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Enhancing Your London Experience with VIP Concierge Security Services

Enhancing Your London Experience with VIP Concierge Security Services

  In the bustling metropolis of London, the pursuit of safety is paramount, especially for individuals accustomed to VIP treatment. London VIP concierge services offer a unique blend of protection and exceptional...

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How Retail Security Services Safeguard Businesses

How Retail Security Services Safeguard Businesses

  The significance of retail security services is frequently overlooked in the fast-paced world of retail today. However, these specialised services act as an invisible barrier that protects companies from...

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What Are Some Common Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Security Personnel?

What Are Some Common Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Security Personnel?

  No matter what kind of business it is, having strong security measures has become more and more important in today’s unpredictable landscape. While a sensible first step in protecting...

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PLEASE NOTE: We do a minimum of 5 hours inside the M25 and a minimum of 6 outside the M25.

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Guards provided were both on time and friendly, and were happy to be flexible with breaks to fit around our requirements. Would have no hesitation using 1st shield again. Thanks!

I needed 4 SIA badge holders and 1 undercover in such short notice and 1st shield Security delivered. I can not express the professional standards of this company. I now have 1st Shield working for all the clubs needs inside and out. Highly recommend

We hired security for an event. 1st shield were responsive, easy to work with and had in-depth expertise on handling various situations. I’d highly recommend them! Thank you for your help Alvin at 1st shield

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Security Company in London

We've been offering our London security company services for over ten years, and during that time we've earned a reputation as one of the leading security companies nationwide. We provide security guards for both public and private industry, starting from as little as £12.99 per hour.

You can call us on: +44 (0)203 996 2000 or request a call back via email: sales@1stshieldsecurity.co.uk

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