Category Archives: Home Security

Winning students dig deep to come up with ‘brilliant’ crime prevention garden for prestigious 2018 show

Two mature students have won the opportunity to design and build a ‘crime prevention’ garden for display at …read more


SBD National Building Approval gathers pace with 3,000 buildings added over the last six months

An innovative scheme run by Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, which makes it …read more


Police and Crime Commissioners receive tips on home security from Secured by Design

Security measures that can help protect your home and possessions from burglary were presented to 30 Police and …read more


Taylor Wimpey receives SBD Gold Award for new homes at Estover, Plymouth

A Taylor Wimpey development of 68 homes in Plymouth has received a Gold Award from Secured by Design …read more


Police and Crime Commissioner speaks out in support of ‘brilliant’ SBD crime prevention work at North Prospect, Plymouth

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon & Cornwall Police, Alison Hernandez, has said that the ‘brilliant’ partnership …read more


Plymouth Community Homes development at Porsham Heights gains crime prevention Gold Award from Secured by Design

The first homes on a new housing development at Porsham Heights, Plymouth, have received a Gold Award from …read more


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


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


Door and window company Aston Lynch joins SBD with plans to expand its range

A door and window company that only launched in May this year has joined Secured by Design (SDB), …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


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


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