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Construction Site CCTV

Construction sites have long borne the brunt of attention from criminals, who see a vacant site as a prime target for theft and vandalism.

Key risks include open entryways because of the need to enable heavy goods vehicles and machinery access, and valuable building materials, such as piping, tools, raw materials, fuel storage and commercial vehicles. With workforces typically working variable shifts patterns, this can expose your construction site to intruders overnight and other out of hours periods.

Construction site CCTV is a primary safeguard solution in your security strategy. It can make the difference between a site that is vulnerable to break-ins and trespassers, and one that is actively protected, making a difficult target for criminals.

Our Construction Site CCTV Solutions

We provide a range of comprehensive building site CCTV solutions and remain ahead of the game when it comes to designing effective systems that provide an advanced response system, to conserve the integrity of your construction site when it is most at risk.

Our solutions include:

  • inView CCTV Towers: solar or mains powered advanced CCTV towers with the capacity to cover broad areas, and provide a visible deterrent to potential intruders.
  • inView Mobile CCTV: fully self-sufficient mobile monitoring, with day and night vision cameras, flexibly mounted cameras with telescopic masts, and real-time footage streaming.
  • inView Fixed CCTV Cameras: for long-term, robust and reliable IP camera monitoring to produce crystal clear, hi-definition footage of your sites, buildings, and vehicles.
  • inView Verified Video Alarms: instant intruder alarm alerts, with intelligent screening to avoid false activations, and colour images including at night, or in low-light conditions through built-in infrared lighting.

As well as a diverse range of CCTV solutions, we provide outstanding monitoring services through our NSI Gold Category II Alarm Receiving Centre. This dedicated facility ensures that alarm activations, intruder alerts and attempted breaches are immediately identified, and response protocols actioned for year-round, 24/7 site control.

Construction CCTV Features

Regardless of which CCTV system you choose, we offer:

  • Expedited installation processes ensure that CCTV can be quickly fitted by our experienced security teams providing instant assurance that your site is monitored professionally and appropriately.
  • High-performance 360o cameras to deliver outstanding coverage of more expansive areas, covering every angle and the most vulnerable points of entry.
  • Solar-powered CCTV options to minimise your running costs – ideal for construction sites where main power lines are unavailable, or where your site covers a large floor space, and remote coverage is vital.

Each of our CCTV solutions is tailored to fit your unique site security requirements, and the team is always on hand to recommend the ideal setup for your requirements.

The Need For Construction Site CCTV

Earlier this year, the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) announced that thefts on building sites had escalated by a staggering 50%.

The increase in thefts highlights the urgent need for construction site CCTV solutions to protect sites from theft, and to save site managers the extensive costs, time and stress associated with replacing stolen materials, making insurance claims, and managing downtime while damage is repaired.

In many cases, it is impossible for machinery and tools to be kept off-site; in which case, using locks, storage containers and concrete blocks are simple measures that can make these valuable assets less of a target.

The CEA has strongly recommended:

  • Using robust, advanced construction site CCTV solutions.
  • Installing prominent CCTV installations, particularly on high-risk sites.
  • Leveraging technologically advanced analytical cameras to identify security breaches immediately.
  • Having a reliable monitoring service in place to respond rapidly to alarm activations.

This advice highlights what the Clearway security team already knows; that CCTV installations are an essential asset to protecting your site and safeguarding your workforce.

It also supports our recommendations to install the highest performance CCTV available, since passive systems simply record footage without taking a proactive stance in prev

Why Clearway?

The Clearway team appreciates that construction sites are dynamic, busy workplaces, and your security solutions must be as flexible and responsive as possible, to adjust to changing risk scenarios.

We offer comprehensive construction site CCTV solutions for all sizes of construction sites, and either long or short-term, to protect you when it matters most.

With our accredited Gold Standard alarm monitoring centre, we provide absolute assurance of professional security oversight of your construction site around-the-clock, day and night, for the ultimate safety of your assets, materials, vehicles and equipment.

Contact our team for tailored recommendations about how next-gen CCTV solutions will take your site security to the next level.

Other Services

As well as construction site security, Clearway offers the full scope of security services. Each service can be combined, adapted and flexed to meet with your key risks and critical business operations:

  • Security dog units and patrols are ideal for protecting high-value assets and preventing criminal access to vulnerable sites. This is also an excellent precaution during key site activities, such as the movement of valuable goods or machinery.
  • Canine patrols can cover a large area as a cost-effective security measure.
    Concrete barrier hire is the ideal solution to prevent unauthorised vehicular access to your site and is a robust tool to safeguard the integrity of your site perimeters.
  • Manned guarding is a safety essential where construction sites have multiple points of entry and provides professional security screening to ensure only authorised workers and visitors can make their way onto your premises.
  • Vacant property security is vital for empty buildings, either when construction activities have paused, or where vacant properties sit on a work site. Solutions include security screens and doors, vacant property alarms, wireless sensors, and regular patrols.

Contact our construction site CCTV Specialists today

To speak to a member of our construction site CCTV team get in touch with us on 01322 479652 or email us at enquiries@clearway.co.uk.

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