Guildstone Associates take pride in providing a bespoke private security solution in and around London, UK. After years of service we can design and deliver an individually tailored solution to help you achieve your corporate, professional and lifestyle goals.
Our specially trained Protective Security Associates are fully qualified and licensed Close Protection Offers backed by a team of professional members in other key areas to help maintain and provide quality key services including;
- Executive and Personal Protection
- Close Protection
- High Value Asset and Residential Security
- Protective Surveillance
- Protective Tracking Media Security Teams
- Event Security
- Technical Support
Our services are tailored for private individuals or corporate clients who want peace of mind when travelling in and around London.
Contact us today for a consultation on how we can best serve your needs.
Crime Statistics in London
According to CrimeRate.co.uk, the crime rate in London in 2022/23 was 95 crimes per 1,000 people. The most common crimes in London are violence and sexual offences, which account for around a quarter of all crime. Other common crimes include theft, burglary, and drug offences.
Crime rates vary widely across London, with the highest rates in the inner city boroughs. The borough of Westminster has the highest crime rate in London, followed by Kensington and Chelsea, and Camden. The boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and Kingston upon Thames have the lowest crime rates in London.
The Metropolitan Police Service is working to reduce crime in London, and has a number of initiatives in place, such as increased patrols in high-crime areas and targeted operations against gangs and drug traffickers. However, the police face a number of challenges, including a shortage of resources and cuts to funding.
Our services are a preventative measure to ensure safety of individuals, assets or executives in London by using a number of protective solutions including close protection, event security and other security solutions.
How to stay safe in London
In general, London is a safe city, but it is important to be aware of your surroundings and take precautions to protect yourself from crime. Some tips for staying safe in London include:
If you are visiting London, it is important to be aware of the different types of crime that can occur. Some of the most common crimes that tourists fall victim to include:
- Bag snatching
- Credit card fraud
- ATM fraud
- Fake tour operators
- Overcharging taxis
If you are a tourist, here are some tips for staying safe in London:
- Be aware of your surroundings and keep your belongings close to you at all times.
- Don’t carry large amounts of cash or valuables.
- Be wary of strangers who approach you.
- If you are unsure about something, ask a police officer or other trusted person for help.
If you are a victim of crime, report it to the police immediately.
About London, UK
London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom. It’s a well connected city with a population of just under 9 million. Standing on the River Thames in south-east England, it’s been a major settlement for two millennia.
The City of London was founded by the Romans as Londinium and retains its mediaeval boundaries but is now considered a financial centre and global hub for business.
The City of Westminster, to the west of the city of London, for centuries hosted the national government and parliament.
London is a global city and a major centre for finance, business, culture, media, fashion, and research. It is also a major international tourist destination, with iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London, and the British Museum.
With an estimated population of 9,648,000 (2023), London is a diverse city with a rich history and culture. It is home to people from all over the world, and its streets are filled with a variety of languages, religions, and cuisines. London is a vibrant and exciting city, and it is no wonder that it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
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