Cactus Security

Scaffold Alarms & Construction Site Security

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Scaffold Alarms & Construction Site Security - About Cactus Security

Cactus Security specialise in all forms of construction security. Established in 2006, the priority has always been great customer satisfaction and a very high standard of work. We take huge pride in making sure that all of our security solutions are the best they can possibly be.

So why choose Cactus Security? Here are just a few reasons why Cactus Security has become as one of the largest and most successful Construction Security firms:-

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Once we have been confirmed as the installers for a job, we aim to complete the install within 24 hours of the installation being ready. If any faults or extra work is required, we will always attend site quickly and ensure everything is safe and secure.

24 Hour Support

Customer care and satisfaction is what we strive on achieving. To ensure this we make sure that we are on hand to support our client whenever they need to contact us, and we have engineers ready to attend site and any time of the day.

No job is too big or too small

…or too far away, if we can get your site secure, we will make sure you are protected. Our friendly and welcoming qualified team of engineers is fully committed to ensuring our clients receive a prompt, efficient and reliable service. Cactus Security is able to carry out projects of any scale and secure you and your investments from the smallest private property to the largest of buildings and construction sites.

End-to-end security project management

Cactus Security provides state-of-the-art security products to ensure your total peace of mind in your commercial or private property. No matter the scale of the project undertaken, Cactus Security can be trusted to manage your project from beginning to end and you can be confident that your security requirements are in safe hands from the moment you first contact us through to project completion. We are a one-stop shop for all of your security project needs.


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Our Services

Scaffold Alarms

Construction Security – We provide state of the art scaffold alarms that are easy to maintain and use, yet flexible enough to cope with keeping the intruders off your scaffolding. Our scaffold alarms are always designed and installed to suit each individual job and are always installed to the highest possible standard. If whenever needed, we can always add more detectors to your existing systems should the scaffolding develop further, your security is always our main concern. For your flexibility and convenience, we offer 2 diverse types of systems, wired or wireless.

Hazard Lighting

Construction Security – Cactus Security offers a wide range of security lighting for scaffolding and construction sites. All of our lighting is installed to the local authority requirements for the protection of the public and workers. We have a wide selection of lighting available to suit any requirements.

Hazard Lighting

24 Hour Monitoring

Cactus Security 24H Monitoring

In the event of an alarm activation, we can provide all the appropriate measures to ensure that the issue is dealt with as rapidly as possible. We can arrange for any means of communication to be used which best suits client requirements, whether that be by phone call or text message or both. We also provide a 24-hour monitoring company that will deal with all activations and will call all the required people that have requested to be contacted should the security system activate. We will also keep on record all activations that happens throughout the duration of the job.  We can also recommend a mobile guarding company that can attend site and search for any intruders. Our 24-hour monitoring doesn’t just work for our alarm systems, but also our CCTV, we can also have your CCTV monitored and you can be notified by our monitoring station should they see any intruder on your premises.


Construction Security – CCTV and visual recognition is now a huge part of the security industry, and we have made it our priority to offer an exceptional range of CCTV products to ensure we can meet all our customers needs.

Electrical Site Setup

Construction Security – We provide fully certified, qualified and accredited Electrical Site Setup service, including temporary and permanent; low and high voltage installations; and disconnection and re-connection of the mains.

  • Portakabin wiring
  • Welfare offices
  • Toilets
  • 10kva transformers

Timber Hoarding

We supply and install timber hoarding to your requirements; painted skirting, capping and soffits connected to your scaffolding or free standing. We install pedestrian doors and vehicle doors/gates complete with digit locks and fire exit push bars. Site hoardings are important to conceal and increase security on your site, as well as protecting the public from ongoing building work and hazards.

Satellite & Aerial

We offer relocation of your Satellite / Aerial to the scaffolding to maintain reception whist your building works are being carried out, then back to the wall once works are complete. (Sky dishes and European Dishes).

Earth bonding

We will carry out Earth bonding to your scaffolding as to the Safety Earthing Requirements within your tender documents. We can install a new Temporary system or bond to the buildings existing system, a full earthing test will be carried out on completion of works and a full certificate will be issued with the results readings.

Home & Domestic Alarms & Security

We’re delighted to offer a full range of domestic security solutions for your home ranging from CCTV to integrated alarm systems.

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What our customers say ...

4 Camera CCTV System Fitted

From (Checkatrade)

This company comes highly recommend, for initial inquiry to the job completed. They stated when the job would be complete, and we professional, and polite. I will definitely use Cactus Security again, and as I stated earlier, would highly recomend.


Alarm Service

From (Checkatrade)

Lawrence was so informative and friendly over the phone. He assured me that the work would be Covid-secure which it was. His colleague Sam was excellent and really went the extra mile to give me excellent service. I thoroughly recommend Cactus Security. It is always good to be able to support local firms – Cactus work hard to be helpful and they know their business. 10/10 all round!


Installed a New Burglar Alarm

From (Checkatrade)

Cactus Security is an excellent company! The chaps that came to install my new alarm were very efficient, knowledgeable and helpful. They made an excellent job and no mess! They explained how the alarm works very clearly and patiently and I am very happy with a job very well done.


New Security Cameras Fitted

From (Checkatrade)

From the first visit to get a quotation, my husband and I could not have been happier, everything was explained fully, and any questions asked was answered fully and to our satisfaction. On the day of work which was done by two young lads, Polite, friendly and worked to a high standard. Would highly recommend this company, and would not hesitate to use again if needed.

Herne Bay, 

Fitted New CCTV System

From (Checkatrade)

Excellent service, very helpful, guys were neat and tidy and very considerate.


Neat and Tidy

From (Checkatrade)

The two lads from cactus security arrived on time, did a good job of placing cameras and worked efficiently, informing us well, and leaving everything neat and tidy.

Mr TS, 

Great Firm to Deal With

From (Checkatrade)

A bit dubious about having a new system but with Cactus all my recommendations were fully met. What a really great firm to deal with.

Herne Bay, 


From (Checkatrade)

Professional service friendly, reliable and helpful, staff. Very pleased with the product.

Mrs PT, 

Absolutely Brilliant!

From (Checkatrade)

Absolutely brilliant. Did everything earlier than expected.

S Hewitt, 

Professional and totally stress free

From (Checkatrade)

From first visit to advice and quote, to completion of installation the service was professional and totally stress free. The personnel are clean tidy and respectful.

A Andrews, 

Collins Contractors Ltd

From (Checkatrade)

I have worked with Lawrence and the team at Cactus for 14 years now and in that time they have never let me down, the service is professional, efficient and thorough.

Collins Contractors Ltd, 
SE13 7AJ, 

CJC Contractors Limited

From (Website)

Cactus Security has successfully worked with us for many years and we have always found their team to be extremely reliable and trustworthy.  To know that our scaffold is fully alarmed and illuminated to protect both the general public and our operatives, and that our electrical site set up is undertaken to the correct standards is of the utmost importance to us.  Being able to confidently put these tasks into the hands of such a professional company is of enormous benefit.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Cactus Security to any prospective clients.

CJC Contractors Limited, 
RM14 1XN, 

Replace Old Alarm System

From (Checkatrade)

Brilliant, efficient and friendly.


Installing CCTV on a Property

From (Checkatrade)

The two lads from cactus security arrived on time, did a good job of placing cameras and worked efficiently, informing us well, and leaving everything neat and tidy.

Mr AB, 

Installed Home Alarm/CCTV System

From (Checkatrade)

Alarm and CCTV System was installed with a professional approach. The work carried out was done systematically clean and tidy by a work team who were courteous and professional throughout.

Mrs C, 
Herne Bay, 

Cactus Security

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Please forgive the intrusion but, we are proud to announce that we have been awarded SSAIB accreditation.

We are now members of SSAIB and CHAS and also ISO 9001:2015 accredited to cover all areas of our works.