Close protection security

The primary aim of close protection security is to guard people and assets by monitoring for potential threats, assessing any risks and reacting to possible danger. The threat to high profile people offline and online in the modern era is unprecedented and it’s imperative to be protected from it by extensively trained professionals, like those at Zed Security. 

Since 1983, we been providing close protection security for VIPs, including Ministers of State and royal families, both in the UK and across the globe.


Why choose ZED for close protection services?

Keeping our clients and their assets safe is always our number one priority, whether it’s from cyber or physical attacks. Our experienced close protection services team comprises of ex-members of highly-regarded military and security organisations, who can deliver our clients a unique and unbeatable service.

We understand that every proposition is different and start by developing personalised security services built around systems which are already in place.


Bespoke close protection security designed any time anywhere

Zed has been offering highly-personalised close protection services for decades across the East of England, the UK and worldwide.


A full range of close protection security

Facilitating close protection so that it does not interfere with other aspects of life requires expert timing, precision and organisation. Our team work tirelessly to provide a full range of executive close protection, including concierge services, advanced VIP drivers, corporate security and even counter terrorism policing. Our experts and highly trained operatives are able to provide all strands of close protection to meet any requirements.


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