Vacant Property Specialists (VPS) News

VPS Site Security to display JCB Smart Tower solution at London Build 2016

JCB Smart Towers protect and secure construction site staff, the public, plant, and equipment An innovative security system that delivers dramatic reductions in cost, time, emissions, and health and safety risks, is to be highlighted at the property and construction London Build show, Olympia, 26th-27th October, 2016. Construction site security JCB Smart Tower’s integrated technologies both protect and secure construction site staff, the public, plant and equipment. It...

VPS Site Security provides security solutions that result in savings of over 60% in security budget

JCB Smart Towers combine the latest cameras with wireless networks, sensors, and power sources A dramatic switch from human guards to cost-effective smart technologies has been the trend in site security in the last year. Recent projects carried out by the construction specialist, VPS Site Security, have demonstrated savings of over 60% in security budgets, providing an improved, comprehensive security net 24/7 at lower cost.Costain, GallifordTry, Carillion, Taylor Wimpey and...

State-of-the-art CCTV is dramatically cutting construction security budgets

The HD videos are also being used as safety tools and traffic management systems, as well as for security Specialist security provider, VPS Site Security, has seen a dramatic switch from human patrols to more guardless systems in the last twelve months. Recent projects have seen savings of over 60% in security budgets, providing an improved, more comprehensive security net that oversees sites 24/7 but at low cost. Costain, GallifordTry, Carillion, Taylor Wimpey and Murphy are...

BSIA publishes new Guide to Security of Heritage Properties

The guide provides an overview of the security measures which are necessary for heritage sites The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a new Guide to Security of Heritage Properties (Form 188) designed to provide owners, managers and guardians of all kinds of heritage and property with an overview of the common considerations of risk assessments and security measures to be taken in to account on heritage sites. What is the aim of the Heritage Securi...

Orbis CEO Guy Other responds to VPS acquisition by PAI Partners SAS

The acquisition signals a shift in VPS’s centre of gravity from the UK to Europe The Vacant property management experts Orbis’ CEO, Guy Other, responded to the acquisition of VPS. On 25 June 2014 PAI Partners SAS, one of France’s largest private equity firms, announced that it had agreed to buy the UK and European operations of vacant property management firm VPS Holdings from TDR Capital, another private equity firm. TDR Capital, which acquired VPS in 2010,...