Close Protection

In an increasingly hostile climate, for some people security and personal safety is a major issue affecting their day to day lives.

Recognising this, and tailoring solutions to fit need, UK Protection Ltd have a growing industry reputation for being the security provider of choice. Our experience and knowledge enables us to supply highly effective services to clients that have a specific and increased risk to life and wellbeing.

We specialise in providing services for private and corporate clients, providing a highly trained resource to undertake close protection and guarding for UK deployment and hostile foreign assignments worldwide.

In 2018 UKP started operating from Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa supplying armed security and transport to UK & European journalists, private clients and large corporations.

Officers used to provide these services are trained to the highest level, achieving the S.I.A licence in this specific field. Our company policies exceed S.I.A standards, and our company undertakes further local training to ensure we deliver the very best service possible.

We currently supply to clients:

  • (RST) Residential Security Teams.
  • (PES) Personal Escort Sections.
  • (SAP) Security Advance Parties.
  • (PPO) Personal Protection Officers. (Bodyguards)
  • Specialist Ex Police Drivers.
  • Transportation Vehicles and Aircraft. (Armoured Availability)

Our highly trained officers can provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Individual client threat and risk assessments
  • Operational planning
  • Law & legislation for the UK and other countries
  • Search capability for small venues through to large open areas
  • Advanced trained drivers with specialist vehicle techniques for avoidance and escape
  • Route planning for movement between places of work/home
  • Anti Surveillance & Counter Surveillance, using former MI5 oficers
  • Protective hand to hand defence & firearms capability in countries where the law allows the possession of firearms.

Our teams are either ex-military (Including Special Forces Personnel) or ex-front-line police officers, highly qualified in their respective fields.

We can also deliver services in the following areas:

  • Security Consultancy
  • Security Training
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Luxury Vehicles
  • Surveillance & Counter Surveillance
  • Hostile Environment Pre-Deployment training for media and other agencies
  • Hostage Recovery & Repatriation
  • Crisis Management & Negotiation
  • Maritime Security