Westminster Security is a leading VIP close protection company in the UK. We understand that close protection, or executive protection as it is called in the USA, is a necessity for certain people. The world is becoming an ever more volatile place, with more and more people becoming security conscious than ever and hiring bodyguards for their personal protection. This eases the burden of stress from potential threats of theft, physical attack, kidnap and even murder. We also understand that every person and situation requires different security measures and systems to prevent such attacks, therefore we conduct a thorough threat and risk assessment to provide a personal protection service that is bespoke to you, your needs and requirements.
We are the top close protection company in London, with over 20 years of experience providing complete close protection services throughout London, the UK and worldwide for our clients. We provide a truly premier service and deploy bodyguards that unobtrusively fit in with you and your lifestyle. Whether at a red carpet event, with a CEO in a boardroom or in a family environment; our close protection officers are vastly experienced in working with a broad spectrum of individuals and families, from many different countries and cultures from around the world.
All of our bodyguards come from extensive backgrounds in the British armed forces and police service, many are from government specialist protection units such as; SO1 Specialist Protection, SO14 Royalty Protection, the UK Special Forces (SAS/SBS), and the Royal Military Police Close Protection Unit (RMP CPU). They are considered amongst the best in the world, with vast commercial and private experience in the UK and abroad. They continually train and work together as a team to develop their skills and operating procedures, providing you with the very best personal security service.
Our professional close protection operatives (CPOs) are accustomed to working with high-profile, high-risk individuals and high-net-worth families who have fast-paced, demanding lifestyles. Our close protection security experts have vast experience and knowledge of London, they can assist with your social life management, table reservations, shopping trips, and general day-to-day activities. Naturally, they are all trained in conflict management, physical defence, and advanced first-aid for your peace of mind. Our bodyguard services in London and throughout the UK stands out for their professionalism and efficiency. We also provide female bodyguards, who are often requested and highly sought after for their soft skills and overt presence.
All of our CPOs are licensed and registered with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and fully vetted in compliance with BS7858 standards and above. Including full employment, residential, financial, and service record checks, with a recent enhanced criminal record (DBS) check. A non-disclosure agreement is also signed before each close protection service commences, for your utmost privacy and discretion. We strictly operate in full compliance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), and we are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for Data Processing (protection). Westminster Security Ltd is fully insured by Hiscox Insurance and holds a £5m Public Liability insurance policy.
As a leading bodyguard agency in London, we can provide you anything from one individual bodyguard to a full close protection team, complemented by security chauffeurs, luxury armoured vehicles, counter-surveillance, and residential security teams, utilising dog handlers and mobile security patrols if necessary. We are also the only London based security company to have a sister company that is CNAPS authorised by the Ministry of Interior for the provision of close protection services in France.