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Clearway’s range of unique products and services fulfil the need for effective solutions to a wide range of industries, from commercial property to highways. Below is a selection of case studies that provide an overview of how we’ve helped our many different clients.

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Travellers removed from retail park in Brent Cross

The Client The Clearway Eviction Team were appointed to attend a busy a popular shopping area in North London, following a number of caravans accessing the site and refusing to leave. Case Study The retail park operating with more than 8 stores, services and restaurants reported several caravans had parked on one of the retail…


Rapidly deployable solar powered security solution for remote compounds

One of our site partners needed 24 hour protection for 3 remote compounds on a 20 week remediation works scheme on the Lovers Leap Rock Face in Stoney Middleton. Derbyshire County Council had been monitoring the rock face since November 2019, when a rock fall triggered the emergency closure of the A623.


Security solutions for vacant retail park stores to prevent vandalism, illegal occupation and fly-tipping

It can be challenging to keep stores in retail parks secure as they have large…

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Instant eviction assistance for highly successful commercial property agency

The Client On Wednesday afternoon we were delighted to receive a phone call from a new client enquiry about our Common Law Eviction services. Our client advised she was calling from one of the top-ranking commercial property agencies in the west-midlands. After a concise overview of our services and costs, the client was happy to…


Integrated security package for Birmingham St. Modwen Properties PLC business park

St. Modwen Properties PLC is one of the UK’s most successful development specialists, with a reputation for high quality, innovation and reliability. Clearway (previously Sitewatch) provide a range of Security Management and Business Services at their 16 acre business park in Quinton, near Birmingham. Clearway designed and installed an integrated security solution which is operational…


A secure lock change on an end of tenancy handover

The Client The client is a UK leading specialist manager of multi-let commercial property provides property management services through a network of 10 UK regional offices. Managing assets of £2.7bn+ extending to over 47.0 million square feet of retail, industrial and office property. Case Study Our client instructed Clearway to carry out a secure lock…


Security and fire safety for Benham BMW

Benham BMW motors of Wolverhampton turned to Clearway when they increased security and fire safety provision at their new flagship facility.


Cleaning and clearing an uninhabitable council property

Background Clearway were tasked by a council to completely clear and clean a property in a town in North Wales which had become uninhabitable. Any personal effects belonging to the tenant were to be kept and returned to the customer. Solution Two of our operatives were assigned to the property, separating the personal belongings from…

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Illegal trespassers removed within 30 minutes of our arrival on site

The Client Our client, one of the UK’s leading property management companies instructed Clearway to attend one of their tenanted sites due to reports of illegal trespassers. Case Study Our agents were dispatched immediately and were on site within two hours of instruction. Our agents served notice and cleared the site within 30 minutes. Our…

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Successful EPC rating improvement well in advance of deadline creates attractive proposition for new tenants.

Background: The client had a number of retail units on a business park which all had existing EPC ratings of D or C. Information released following the April 1st 2023 deadline, requiring all properties achieving an E rating or above, stated that properties would need to be EPC rated at C or above by 2027…

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Sustainable security for ‘Gusty’ the Octopus Energy temporary wind turbine

Key information Scope of project: Securing a site and asset Area: Devon Equipment: Solar powered CCTV Tower with remote monitoring Background Earlier this year, Octopus Energy, the UK’s largest energy supplier and one of Europe’s leading investors in renewable generation, reached out to Clearway for suitable protection of their temporary wind turbine, affectionately known as…

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Vacant retail shop security prevents potential issues

Retail shops are most vulnerable when they’re empty, and security is crucial during this period…

Clearway EPC review

Initial single commercial EPC review leads to time and cost-saving identification of separate EPC requirement.

Background: The client had acquired a tenant for a commercial office property, but the current EPC was out of date, and an urgent, up to date EPC was required in order to complete the lease. Clearway attended the site in order to review the property for the initial EPC quote, whilst in attendance our staff…


Commercial EPCs undertaken for a portfolio of properties

The Client We were approached by one of our regular clients to undertake a number of EPC surveys across their portfolio of properties, with April 2023 fast approaching for landlords to provide an EPC certificate on both new and existing leases with a rating of at least E. Case Study EPCs are legally required for…


Solar powered CCTV Tower with remote monitoring provides reassurance for business car park users

The inView CCTV Tower keeps a watchful eye on the safety of Angels and Engineers.


Remote monitoring added to alarm system for commercial property in Bath city centre

We were approached to assist with a security issue at a vacant commercial property in Bath city centre. With shorter daylight hours during winter the client wanted to ensure their asset was effectively protected. The brief was to reinstate the intruder alarm and connect it to our NSI Gold II Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC).

Metelec case study

Comprehensive security systems upgrade for copper manufacturer

Background Following a forced intrusion which resulted in a significant loss of stock at a substantial cost, Metelec, the most prominent copper manufacturer in the UK reached out to Clearway for expert recommendations. Solution Based on our advice, a custom upgraded package was created which encompassed all the standard security systems with remote monitoring such…


A 77 ton concrete perimeter secures vulnerable vacant site

Securing the perimeter of a vacant restaurant site near Birmingham to prevent illegal occupants returning following eviction.

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K9 unit and CCTV Tower has site secured & monitored

The Client Client contacted their Clearway account manager as travellers had broken into the property over the weekend. Two K9 units were deployed and onsite within 2 hours and the travellers’ removed off site and property secured. Case Study Following a site meeting with the client the next day it was agreed the best solution…


Site security, fly-tipping and waste clearance services from Clearway

Removing unwanted waste from fly-tipping to residential property to roof gardens is all in a day’s work.


Clearway 360 Risk Assessment on vacant property highlights potential security issue

The Client Our smartPROP Account Manager has covered the length and breadth of the UK including a trip to Norwich recently to complete a Clearway 360 Risk Assessment following forfeiture also managed by the company. Case Study Our Account Manager checked the status of the unit following reports of unauthorised entry post-forfeiture, identified potential issue…


Eviction of multiple vehicles & caravans on client’s land

The Client Clearway were instructed to carry out an eviction on behalf of one of the UK’s largest commercial property agents. Case Study Over 18 caravans were confirmed to be situated on our clients site and our Enforcement Agents were in-attendance in under two hours from instruction to commence with the eviction process. Due to…

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Solar powered CCTV Tower with remote monitoring provides extra ‘eyes and ears’ at Yorkshire port

The inView CCTV Tower providing the perfect solution to support existing security services and remote viewing of an otherwise difficult area.

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Eviction of multiple vehicles & caravans from busy business park

The Client Clearway Enforcement Agents were busy this week supporting a client who reported multiple vehicles and caravans from a busy business park. Case Study Clearway Enforcements Agents were quickly in-attendance and commenced with the eviction process, serving the Notice of Trespass and engaging with the subjects on-site. On arrival our experienced Enforcement Team created…

Clearway EPC assessment

Rapid turnaround of EPC reports provides satisfied outcome for all concerned.

Background: The client, a construction company, were nearing the completion of a large development of new small scale office buildings built with the framework of achieving an EPC rating of A. For newly constructed buildings, it is the responsibility of the builder or principal contractor to provide EPC certificates to whoever commissioned the construction, within…


Solar powered CCTV Tower with remote monitoring ends boy racer behaviour in out of town car parks

Boy racers cause thousands of pounds worth of damage to a car park. The inView CCTV Tower was installed to stop them in their tracks.


Dog unit to patrol elegant London Square redevelopment

A highly visible security guard and dog as a deterrent against anti-social behaviour in one of London’s Victorian Squares.

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Effective security provided prior to demolition of property

We carried out a site survey for the owner of a vacant property in the Liverpool area, which had been victim to vandalism and arson whilst empty, demonstrating only too clearly exactly what can happen if no preventative security measures are put in place to secure such a site.

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Trespassing on UK’s leading property management company’s commercial property

The Client One of our established clients, one of the UK’s leading property management companies, who currently receives regular void property inspections was alerted immediately when one of our inspectors attended their unit to find someone inside the building. Case Study Clearway communicated with the client having found forced entry and evidence of the individual…


Integrated security systems for Co-Op Distribution Warehouse, Coventry

Clearway (previously Sitewatch) were appointed to advise upon and provide a total package of integrated security systems to the Co-op’s new National Distribution Centre in Coventry.


Trespassers & fly-tipping stopped by Clearway Enforcement Agents

The Client Clearway were instructed following reports that travellers had forced entry on a closed site and had started fly-tipping. Case Study Clearway Enforcement Agents were in-attendance same-day and supported by K9 Security Units in order to gain control of the site. The experience of our Enforcement Agents confirmed the site was clear, following several…


Eviction of fly-tipping trespassers from client’s land in Loughton

The Client An Essex based property investment agency appointed to a development site in Loughton. Case Study The client contacted Clearway to report that persons had accessed the land and had commenced fly-tipping. The client instructed us to attend and commence with eviction proceedings. Outcome We deployed two Enforcement Agents to the development site within…


Travellers removed from retail car park and site cleared

Case Study Clearway Enforcement Agents were in-attendance under an hour from our clients call reporting travellers had partly blocked a retail car park. The travellers left rubbish and waste across car park. Outcome Our traveller eviction team were able to quote and coordinate the site being cleared, the same-day. The team served notice and within…


Travellers removed from leading pub retailer and brewer car park

The Client Clearway Enforcement Agents remove large set of travellers acting for the country’s leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels in towns, villages and city-centre high streets across England, Wales and Scotland.

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ANPR based access control system for The Nottingham Park Estate Limited

The Nottingham Park Estate Limited (NPEL) was formed in 1985 essentially to maintain and improve the estate for its members and residents. It is a private residential housing estate to the west of Nottingham which is noted for its Victorian architecture and gas street lighting. Clearway (previously Sitewatch) was commissioned to identify a suitable upgrade…


Wireless technology solution at RAF Bentley Priory

Clearway (previously Sitewatch) are no strangers to implementing cutting edge security solutions in a range of environments. One recent project saw the installation of wireless technology at a site that steeped in aviation history, RAF Bentley Priory. The main public areas of the Officers’ Mess associated with Lord Dowding, Fighter Command and the Battle of…


Successful removal of squatters in a property in the South of England

The Client On the morning of Monday 10th October, Clearway were informed of a potential squatter matter. Upon further information from our client, the squat was confirmed and Clearway was called to the front line to assist. Case Study We were able to make introductions to solicitors and plan within 1 hour. Solid communication and…

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Client site secured with concrete barriers and CCTV ahead of Jubilee weekend

The Client A client’s site was secured ahead of the Jubilee weekend using our rapid deployment service for interlocking TVCBs. Concrete Blocks were installed directly behind the main gates as less obvious for any potential intruders. Case Study TVCBs are BS EN 1317 approved and crash tested, so they provide adequate protection from traffic accidents…


Clearway resecures commercial premises and disposes of commercial assets via action

The Client A Canada-based global commercial real estate services organisation with approximately 15,000 employees in more than 400 offices in 68 countries. The firm provides services to commercial real estate users, owners, investors and developers; they include consulting, corporate facilities, investment services, landlord and tenant representation, project management, urban planning, property and asset management, and…


Common law eviction of traveller encampment forming on client’s land

The Client On Thursday morning, our enforcement officers were in the field carrying out essential enforcement & forfeiture works for our clients. Whilst travelling between works, one of our officers spotted a traveller encampment forming on our client’s land. This client in particular is the owner of hundreds of family pubs & restaurants across the…


Removal of squatters from a Grade II listed building and site secured

The Client A UK based property management business who manage over £12billion of commercial property up and down the country. The firm provides its services to over 5,000 occupiers on behalf of their clients which include Funds, REITS, Trusts and Investment Managers backed by Private Equity and operating across the UK. Case Study The client…

Housing development

CCTV Tower with 24/7/365 remote monitoring captures theft from van

Background A large housing development site, with all its associated assets required securing in the Goole area of Yorkshire. The developer was working on a multiphased scheme to bring a high-quality new residential community of two, three and four bedroom homes to one of Yorkshire’s most up and coming towns. Solution Clearway commissioned the rapid…


CCTV and ANPR for major regeneration programme in Longbridge

Longbridge has always been associated with car manufacturing for the last 100 years. However, sadly due to the immense change in the car industry it closed its doors in 2005. One of Clearway (previously Sitewatch)’s major clients St Modwens Properties PLC purchased the 468-acre site in 2005 and is now undergoing a major regeneration programme…


Vacant railway arches – an open invitation for illegal activity

Railway arches are tucked away below many of the UK’s historic railway tracks and provide…

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Specially trained dogs with a nose for sniffing out drugs in Hertfordshire college

Specially trained drug-sniffing dogs brought in to Hampshire college to finds users and distributors of illegal drugs.


Eviction, possession and securing three-story town house for private landlord

The Client A private landlord who owns several residential properties across the North West. Case Study The client contacted Clearway to report that up to 12 persons unknown had accessed the premises illegally and were occupying the property as Squatters and refusing to leave. We deployed an Enforcement Agent to complete a Risk Assessment within…


Travellers removed during night time operation

The Client Travellers removed during night operation by Clearway. Case Study Clearway Enforcement Agents were on-site within two hours of instruction and were able to confirm the presence of a number of illegally parked vehicles and their occupants.


Protecting a powerless building site with solar powered CCTV Tower

An effective remote access CCTV solution for building site security where no mains power or internet access are available.

Clearway EPC management

Proposed remedial works achieve the right EPC rating, saving time and money.

Background: The client’s property had an existing EPC that was rated G, but they had recently completed works in an attempt to improve the EPC to an E rating or above. As the April 1st 2023 deadline for all properties achieving an E rating or above had already passed the property could not be advertised…

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Solar CCTV Towers and remote monitoring for decommissioned power station in N. Yorkshire

Rapid deployment to any location across the UK plus immediate operational capability make the inView CCTV Tower a highly viable technical solution for many clients from ports and airports, to car parks and retail parks, to construction sites and solar farms. Clearway also provides CCTV maintenance and reliable CCTV monitoring service. Below are examples where CCTV Tower installations have…


Clearway appointed to take over the security of industrial park in the North West

The Client We Are Mapp (Mapp) are the appointed managing agents for a 300,000 sq. ft Business Industrial Park in the North West. The site operates a 24/7 gate security operation through an incumbent security contractor. Clearway have been successfully working with Mapp for over 15 years as their preferred Enforcement Agency. The industrial park…

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Solar CCTV Tower for high profile park and ride site in Wokingham

Background Clearway was recently engaged through Forest Traffic Services Ltd to secure a high profile site in the Wokingham Borough for Milestone Infrastructure. The site was the £6.8 million project at Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride, Bracknell. The works included increasing the number of parking spaces by a hundred to 491, once completed, which demonstrates…


Solar powered CCTV Towers with remote monitoring for solar park facility, what else?

Providing a rapid-response CCTV solution when the customer’s existing system suddenly experienced intermittent problems.


Shopping centre trespassers successfully removed from shopping centre in Scotland

The Client Clearway are working in collaboration with the law firm of the year 2021, TLT providing fast-track commercial eviction services across Scotland. Case Study Clearway were instructed in the removal of trespassers at a shopping centre in Scotland, whereby a group of travellers had positioned themselves in the car park. The process of removal…

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Travellers vacate site following Clearway intervention

Background One Monday morning, we received a call from a concerned managing agent in relation to travellers illegally occupying their site. This was the first time the client had experienced illegal trespass and was unsure how to proceed. We were contacted on a previous client’s recommendation, due to our extensive experience in the field of…


Solar powered CCTV Towers and remote monitoring for sports pitches manufacturer

Where the theft of high-end heavy plant machinery is a continual risk on construction sites with no permanent power supply, the need for a flexible, professional CCTV system that can be deployed to site, set up and active in a matter of hours, is the only practical solution. SIS Pitches design, manufacture, construct, install and…


Forfeiture to regain the possession of a property

The Client Following a forfeiture to regain the possession of a property in Norfolk by our enforcement team, we attended to provide a full 360 inspection report for the client. The report presents the property owner with access to several high-resolution photographs, a video tour of the building and a detailed floor plan. Case Study…


Security project for Co-operative Group Andover

Food retail is the largest single business within the Co-Operative Group and currently operates from over 700 outlets across the UK. Co-op Andover is a 470,000 sq ft composite unit, which is constructed on a former airfield in Andover, Hampshire. The Project, which was undertaken in partnership with McLarens, is a first and also one…

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Diesel theft prompts tactical positioning and extra sensors for total site coverage

Site diesel theft prompts tactical positioning and extra sensors for civil engineering works. A civil engineering company, with a track record of successfully delivering technically demanding high quality projects, suffered a theft from one of their compounds. A quantity of diesel was stolen from a site in Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.

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Clearway appointed by UK’s largest pub retailer and brewer to assist with removal of traveller encampment.

The Client Clearway received a telephone call, early evening, advising that multiple caravans had parked on one of their pub car parks. Enforcements Agents were in-attendance within two hours to commence with the eviction enforcement. Case Study It was tactically agreed with the client to position our Security K9 Units on the car park during…

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Temporary solar CCTV solution for vulnerable site with no mains power

Our client, who install sports pitches around the country, had been targeted on multiple occasions on multiple sites. Their projects are typically large scale, which require heavy plant and other essential equipment to be kept on sites, lacking a permanent power supply, for long periods.


One of the UK’s largest retailers having difficulties moving on some homeless individuals

The Client One of the largest retailers in the UK were having some difficulties with moving some homeless individuals on from their site, and after working together on previous cases – they knew that Clearway would be effective in providing a solution. Case Study Within 90 minutes of instruction, we were able to have two…

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Clearway recovers mounting arrears swiftly & peacefully

Background   A Birmingham based commercial landlord contacted Clearway concerned about mounting arrears against a long-standing tenant. Clearway was recommended to them by another client who had experienced the same financial situation, which Clearway resolved. The situation was explained; the tenant had made promises of payment, failed to pay and was now refusing to communicate…

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Working with insolvency practitioners to secure a vacant property

A vacant property and an urgent need to clean, clear and secure the property and perimeter.

Vacant site security from Clearway

Robust and sustainable security for a vacant site

Key information Scope of project: Securing a vacant site Area: Norwich Equipment: Solar powered CCTV Towers with remote monitoring Background First Connect Fire & Security, a security systems installation and maintenance company, was responsible for securing a vacant site in Norwich. Already benefitting from a working relationship with Clearway, they requested our assistance to carry…


Clearway oversees removal of abandoned caravan on client’s land

The Client Clearway were appointed by one of the largest privately owned property development companies in the UK to remove an unlawful caravan. Case Study Clearway Enforcement Agents were in-attendance with supporting tow-truck to remove the unlawful caravan, that had been parked on our clients private business car park.

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Clearway secure large vacant warehouse for specialist commercial property management client

The Client The largest independent specialist commercial property management firm with a presence in the UK and France. The company provides professional management to commercial landlords on a portfolio of more than 4,300 properties and a capital value of approximately £20 billion and providing services to a diverse client base which includes leading institutional, overseas,…

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Cost-effective access control solution for Surrey based financial firm

Digital technology access control solution to the otherwise complex problem of high volume staff access.


Squatters successfully evicted from vacant pub-restaurant

The Client A leading pub retailer and brewer, with over 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels across the UK appoints Clearway following a national tender exercise as their preferred, sole Enforcement Agency for all trespass enforcement. Case Study Clearway secured a High Court Writ of Possession and coordinated a team consisting of 8x Enforcement Agents, 4x…

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