The go-to security company in Colchester

If you are looking for the go-to security company in Colchester, then Zed Security and Guarding should be number one on your list. With a long-established reputation for delivering the highest standards of security services, Zed has been operating in the city since 1983. Over that time, Zed Security and Guarding has become well known as the city’s leading security company and the operator of choice for key local businesses and organisations such as Colchester Borough Council and Colchester United FC.

But there is so much more to the Zed Security and Guarding story. Over the last 40 years, Zed has been the number one choice for security services with some of the most famous names across the nation, working with National Health Service (NHS), the BBC, Channel 4 and The TUC, alongside many others. From door supervisors and event staff to mobile patrols and counter terrorism services, Zed offers and full and diverse range of security solutions, with each and every member of their security staff guaranteed to be SIA licenced and strictly vetted to BS7858 standards.


Why Zed are picked ahead of other security companies in Colchester

Established in Colchester and the surrounding area for more than 40 years, Zed Security and Guarding is well known as the leading name in security. This reputation has been earned by a track record for delivering excellent levels of service, whatever the aspect of security or guarding work is required. All security staff at Zed are SIA licenced and strictly vetted to BS7858 standards, and across the various areas of specialism that Zed provides, we are committed to a British Standards code of practice.

With this level of professionalism and expertise, you can be sure that the security staff from Zed are ready, willing and able to deliver exactly the service you need, in a way that is friendly, approachable and appropriate to the job they are required to do. Our highly skilled teams are what puts Zed Security and Guarding head and shoulders above other security companies in Colchester. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff enable us to complete projects efficiently, effectively and on schedule, going above and beyond a client’s expectations.


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Read what others say about ZED Security and our services

We pride ourselves on our exceptional service from manned guarding, static security, door supervisors, event security, mobile patrols, stewards, key holding services, alarm response and counter terrorism services. Here is some extracts from just a few of our many references and testimonials

  • D. Cottrell, Logistics Manager
    I have been using Zed Security for the past 4 years and have always been completely satisfied with the service they provide…
    D. Cottrell, Logistics Manager
    NHS East Suffolk and North Essex
  • Charles R Chase, Chief Executive Protection Unit
    I very seldom write letters of commendation to security companies, but the service I received… was the most professional and experienced that I have worked with in recent times… I congratulate you and your colleagues for a job well done. I enjoyed coordinating the visit and working with your team members.
    Charles R Chase, Chief Executive Protection Unit
    International Monetary Fund
  • S. Short, Ops Manager
    I cannot recommend Z Security highly enough, we have worked together for a number of years now on large scale events such as Tom Jones, Craig David, Tears for Fears. The Team are always helpful, professional and calming throughout the entire process…
    S. Short, Ops Manager
    Liz Hobbs Group
  • Carl Saville
    Each and every member of their (Zed Security and Guarding) staff are always prepared to do whatever is necessary to facilitate the smooth running of our events and ‘go the extra mile’ without fuss or drama!
    Carl Saville
    The European Championships
  • D Sadai, Safety Officer
    Any extra demands or challenges that we impose on them (Zed Security and Guarding) are dealt with positively, with a smile, without complaint and it is a pleasure to have them on board.
    D Sadai, Safety Officer
    Essex County Cricket Club
  • M. Whitehead
    Thanks to you (Zed Security and Guarding) for such a professional job… your team sensed when and where security was needed and just got on with it… I cannot thank you enough for the way you all dealt with the sad end to the evening… you and your team were there in no time and dealt with the situation....
    M. Whitehead
    Trinity Hall, Cambridge
  • Ria and Emma
    Thank you for providing efficient and friendly staff, and I hope some of them will be back next year.
    Ria and Emma
    King’s Affair, Cambridge
  • Jack Mason
    You guys were awesome!
    Jack Mason
    Cage Warriors Academy