What is included with ShopShield One?
Why Choose Clearway?
Clearway supports clients with a range of property security services across the UK, delivering bespoke and comprehensive vacant shop and property security services to provide the highest levels of surveillance, safeguarding and protection against a broad range of threats.
With decades of retail security experience, our staff are fully trained and accredited, whether you require technological surveillance solutions, enhanced safety during higher-risk activities, or permanent protection against unlawful behaviour.
We continually work with a number of authorities such as the Metropolitan Police, local councils, and leading retailers such as Toys R Us and Homebase.
View our case studies for more information about the solutions we have provided.
Retail Security Services FAQs
Is Clearway Fully Insured to Provide Retail Security Services to High-Value Sites?
Absolutely. We are committed to outstanding professionalism and hold comprehensive liability insurance.
Additional cover is also available should you have a specific site policy requirement.
Do I need power/electricity at my property if I need an alarm?
Clearway’s video verified alarm system is fully self-contained and works independently of mains power. All devices are battery operated and do not require main electricity to power them.
Do I need an internet connection at my property for a monitored alarm system?
Clearway’s video verified alarm system is fully self-contained and communicates via the mobile phone network and therefore down not require a fixed internet connection within the property.
Do you have national coverage?
Clearway operates throughout the UK with depots across England and in Scotland.
Does Retail CCTV Provide Remote Monitoring Options?
Clearway installs a vast array of CCTV solutions, from temporary CCTV towers to permanent fixed CCTV and advanced facial recognition or body temperature scanning equipment.
Each system can be monitored in real-time through a mobile app, with a secure 4G dual-monitoring solution to ensure continual access. Our Alarm Receiving Centre is also on-hand to provide instant responses to any alarm or surveillance activations.
How Soon Can a Security Guard be Deployed to a Retail Site?
Our trained security personnel operate 24-hours a day, nationwide. If you are concerned about risks to your retail site and require physical guarding or patrols, we can often put a team in place within one day.
How Can I Evict Squatters and unlawful entry?
Many retail properties are vacant between tenants or owners. Given their location on larger plots of land, it is common for retail sites to be targeted by illegal occupants, causing severe problems for businesses that need to get their operations up and running.
Clearway offers professional eviction services, with trespasser and traveller eviction teams with years of knowledge in providing fast, effective, and peaceful evictions.
What is the Best Way to Install Car Park Security on a Retail Site?
Each site is different, and the best CCTV surveillance or retail security guarding will depend on the layout, volume, and blind spots in your car parking facilities.
In many cases, inView CCTV towers are the most effective deterrent and provide 24/7 security supervision, monitored through our accredited Alarm Receiving Centre.
How can I contact you? What is the process?
Our Operations team is available from 8:30am – 6pm, five days a week and we provide an out-of-hours emergency call service. Once you have registered your interest, a regional manager will contact you to discuss your requirements and arrange an on-site visit (if possible), in order to establish the right solution for you.
Do you provide your own monitoring?
Clearway is one of the few companies in the UK to own and operate its own NSi Gold, Cat ll, Alarm Receiving Centre, based in a nuclear bunker in the Midlands, to provide around-the-clock security for your premises.
Do you provide response to CCTV activations?
Intruder alarm activations and CCTV footage will all be monitored by our Alarm Receiving Centre, and decisions made on the appropriate action required in accordance with a customer’s predefined escalation policy. Normally this will include a mobile security response, with possible Police attendance if the situation requires it.
How Can I Protect a Retail Site from Thefts and Ram Raiding?
Retail security considers every aspect of risk exposure – including the potential for criminals to attempt to gain access after hours, often using ram-raiding to target high-value retail items.
Clearway retail security offers a broad range of solutions to defend against such attacks and ensure your retail site is never seen as an easy target.
That includes concrete perimeter blocks to prevent illegal vehicular access, CCTV monitoring, commercial-grade alarm sensors and manned guarding.
What conctrete blocks do you offer?
Clearway supplies a range of concrete barrier blocks to be used for a variety of situations. Once you have expressed an interest in renting our concrete barrier blocks we will have an initial discussion or site the survey to establish your needs and discuss the best solution accordingly.
Clearway concrete barriers include precast temporary, Jersey, interlocking blocks, and barriers with Heras fencing. Our experienced surveyor is able to preempt any potential risk and problems on the site and suggest an appropriate solution.
Do you deliver blocks nationwide?
Clearway delivers concrete blocks nationwide, either directly or through our network partners, anywhere on the UK mainland. We are based in Kent, in the south east, primarily providing delivery and installation across the south of the UK. Where practical, we will work with trusted partners who comply with our standards and code of practice, delivering and installing concrete blocks across mainland UK.
Our sub-contractors are frequently audited by us, ensuring that each installation is completed to a high standard. As part of our quality control process, we photograph every installation and removal to ensure that we have delivered as per the specification and contractual agreement.