Category Archives: General News

Nearly 2,000 homes near Cambridge Biomedical Campus have been built to SBD crime prevention standards

Many of the 4,000 new homes being built close to the fast-expanding Cambridge Biomedical Campus have been signed …read more

Motorcycle tracking system company BikeTrac helps recover 750 bikes and receives accreditation from Secured by Design

BikeTrac, a company behind one of the UK’s most successful motorcycle tracking devices, has had its state-of-the-art tracking …read more

How SBD crime prevention techniques have cut crime by 62% on a former ‘Cinderella’ housing estate

The largest housing development in the South West of England, which has had police crime prevention techniques embedded …read more

SBD exhibits at MLA EXPO in Telford – the largest show of its kind in Europe

Kenny McHugh, SBD Development Officer, with Justin Freeman, of the MLA
Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime …read more

Prestige Products’ letterbox guard protects homes from arson and other attacks

A business that produces a blocking and safety device for your letterbox to prevent criminals fishing for your …read more

As evenings get darker earlier National Home Security Month 2017 launches with SBD endorsing key crime prevention messages

National Home Security Month 2017 launches today (Monday, 2 October) to highlight the importance of home security during …read more

SBD gives advice as National Cycle Crime Survey reveals 50% of cyclists have had a bike stolen

The importance of having good security for your bicycle has been highlighted by Secured by Design (SBD), the …read more

SBD sponsors Community Award at APSE Conference as our promotional film is launched

Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, sponsored the ‘Best Community and Neighbourhood Initiative’ – …read more

3,000 Kingdom Housing Association homes in Fife built to SBD standards have 87% fewer crimes, say Police Scotland

A Police Scotland study has found that 3,000 homes built to nationally recognised police crime prevention standards in …read more

Zero crime and anti-social behaviour at two primary schools since they were built to Secured by Design standards

Two co-located newly built primary schools, which were designed to incorporate proven police crime prevention techniques into the …read more

Secured by Design and Secured Environments: working together to protect people and places

Businesses can now protect the physical security of their premises as well as their staff and work processes …read more

Film showing how Secured by Design works with local authority planners premieres at APSE Conference

A film showing how Secured by Design (SBD), the national crime prevention initiative, is working with local authorities …read more

WI members advised how to protect their homes by Secured by Design at Everest ‘learning day’

The importance of enjoying a home that is secure was the subject of a talk to 100 WI …read more

Secured by Design joins Bamford Doors at EEM Supply Chain Showcase on 14 September

Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, will be joining one of its member companies …read more

How ‘WATCHU’ can help you keep track of your loved ones whilst they are away from home

A watch which also functions as a phone and location tracking device so parents know where their children …read more