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Close Protection

Protection of Life and Assets.

Discreet and professional close
protection services

SGC Security Services provide fully trained and licensed Close Protection Officers  and are approved by the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme to provide Close Protection services under BS 8507.

We work with a variety of clients ranging from Corporate, Sporting, TV & Film, Music, Celebrities and High Net Worth Individuals both Nationally and Internationally and have for decades.

SGC Security Services ensure the safety and well-being of all our clients. We achieve this by protecting them from threats such as terrorists, political opponents, stalkers or over-enthusiastic fans.

The expertise we offer can range from individual Close Protection Officers to a dedicated team. 

These officers can be tasked to protect Individuals, Families, Property and Assets, and we specialise in the Luxury Goods & High-end retail sectors.


SGC Security Services can offer Overt and Covert protection specifically designed to meet the client’s requirements according to many Cultural, Personal, Political and Religious needs.

The experience of the team at SGC includes; protection of pop stars, actors, sporting professionals, high net worth individuals and families, high value product launches and politicians both in the UK and overseas.

Many of our Close Protection contracts repeat year on year and as a result we cannot disclose them on our website but references are available on request.

Our Approach

Provide effective, well-trained discreet professionals of the highest standard to protect our customers’ interests and business assets.

Deliver well-tailored services which meet the varying needs & requirements of our clients in a range of business and personal environments.

We achieve this through:

  • Risk assessing premises prior to client arrival and departures
  • Planning and research to identify and prevent potential threats
  • Accompanying clients on business and social events
  • Residential security, making sure clients premises are secure
  • Executive drivers and vehicles
  • Security travel companions
  • Asset and high-value goods protection
  • Luxury Goods & High-end retail sectors
  • Witness protection
  • Comprehensive support service, 24 hours Security Control Centre in the United Kingdom