Case Studies

Case Study - Energos Limited

NSG Security Consultants were commissioned to produce a Security Life (Fire) Safety Strategy for a new £40M energy from waste facility. The security strategy incorporates the concept of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), includes outline security system design and was produced ‘off plan’ two years before construction of the facility commenced.

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Case Study - Ashley House

NSG Security Consultants were commissioned to provide advice on the practical application of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) measures into a new health care facility proposed for development in Humberside, including ensuring the development meets BRE (Building Research Establishment) requirements with regards to BREEAM, at RIBA Stage C.

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Case Study - Renfrewshire Council

This project involves a two phase approach to the creation of a Category II Alarm Receiving Centre: replacement of the existing Public Space CCTV Surveillance operation and the creation of a new integrated alarm receiving centre and monitoring facility; and further development of the control room with the convergence of a number of other security, safety and building management systems to be monitored seamlessly within the new control room facility, involving the networking of all the Council’s building into one system. Upon completion the new facility will provide a number of C...

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Case Study - Mid Essex PCT (Primary Care Trust)

Mid Essex PCT had secured a significant six figure funding for security improvements to its portfolio of owned and / or occupied premises, but did not know how to most effectively spend the money. NSG Security Consultants were commissioned to undertake a detailed review of operations, including security surveys at 19 premises (offices, health centres and hospitals). The assignment involved: benchmarking the current position; assessing risk; prioritising the risks identified; and identifying and recommending appropriate countermeasures to take into account the specific risks identif...

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Case Study - Westfield Shoppingtowns Ltd - Merryhill Shopping Centre

NSG Security Consultants were commissioned by Westfield Shoppingtowns Limited to design, tender and project manage a CCTV system upgrade at the company’s Merryhill Shopping centre in the Midlands. The project involved the upgrade of the system from analogue to IP involving upgrading the network from 100Base-FX connectivity to 1000Base-SX connectivity, using a combination of optical fibre and wireless links. The project involves more than 350 cameras and has resulted in an interface between the CCTV System, Fire Alarm & Detection System, Access Control System, Intruder Alarm & Det...

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Case Study - Astra Zeneca

NSG Security Consultants were commissioned by Astra Zeneca’s Head of Security to undertake an independent review of CCTV System requirements at its Alderley Park facility. The company operates a system comprising of around 100 cameras and its existing service provider had advised Astra Zeneca that it would need to spend £160,000 in the immediate short term to maintain existing system operational capability. NSG Security Consultants were requested by the company’s head of security to validate the service provider’s proposal. After undertaking a detailed technical audit o...

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Case Study - Leicester City Council

The Authority embarked upon an ambitious programme of redeveloping 20 existing secondary and college education establishments under the Government’s PFI, Building Schools for the Future Programme. Upon completion of the first phase security problems were encountered at one college culminating with the theft of £40,000 worth of computers and more than £80,000 worth of damage in just one incident. NSG Security Consultants were commissioned to identify the causes of the problems and make recommendations to ensure that the same problems would not happen on the later phases. A...

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