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Protecting your building, business and brand

As one of the UK’s leading security providers, we provide professional,
reliable solutions to all industries.

Over 300 clients rely on Wilson James’ teams to secure their buildings, businesses, and reputation. We provide solutions for locations that demand the highest levels of security at all times.

Our industry-leading, award-winning services include:

-Security Guards

-Front of House Staff

-Risk Management

-CCTV and Security Technology 

-Remote Assistance & Monitoring

-Security Consultation & Strategy

-Event Security

Your security specialists

We’ve been raising standards for over 25 years. We are currently working with over 300 clients across a variety of industries and the public sector.


We provide security services for many major airports across the UK. In these areas where security is critical, our airport clients rely on our teams to provide the highest levels of professionalism, attentiveness, and scrutiny.

& Innovation

Multi-billion-dollar companies rely on Wilson James to secure their large and valuable staff, essential hardware and coveted office locations across the UK.


Wilson James provides an extensive range of specialist security services to our port clients - from tailored risk management to bespoke technology.


Whether it’s museums, palaces or galleries, Wilson James secures priceless artefacts, enhance the visitor experience and protect the visitors of beloved locations across the UK.


Trusted to deliver construction site security for the UK’s largest developers nationwide, we offer experienced staff to protect your property. Our highly skilled personnel offer guarding services, response units, perimeter patrols and more.

Manufacturing &

We secure the buildings and factory plants of the world's most recognisable brands. From FMCG to automotive – we protect valuable items whilst maintaining brand reputation.


We’re trusted to protect some of the country’s most admired institutions and high-profile infrastructure projects.

& Finance

Wilson James has extensive experience in the finance sector and manages security for many of the largest organisations in the banking sector.

Why choose us?

Wilson James offers a completely different approach to security.

Our experienced and dedicated security team offer a strategic perspective and a collaborative, consultative approach that puts your security objectives first.

  • We go beyond securing people, places, and assets – we also realise our staff help to protect your brand and reputation.
  • We’re committed to providing the best security professionals in the industry through a rigorous recruitment process.
  • Over the last 25 years, we’ve evolved a unique staff development programme that keeps us ahead of the game and you safer as times change.
  • From the word go you get a consultancy-led approach – starting with a full audit of your current provisions.

We’d love to talk more about our approach and discuss how we’ve helped hundreds of clients just like you.

You are in safe hands

We’re recognised by national governing bodies for having the highest standards of businesses operating within the industry – including being one o fthe top 5% of companies based on the Accredited Contractor assessment score. 

Leading the security service industry

We’ve been raising standards for over 25 years and we are committed to delivering service excellence in the security services industry. We have achieved the following industry accreditation’s & we have also won the awards listed below.

NSI Guarding Gold Scheme

Our National Security Inspectorate Guarding Gold approval confirms that the WJ Security Management System meets the highest standards for businesses operating within the security industry in order to protect the interests of the end-user.

NSI Gold Certification

SIA Approved Contractor Scheme

The ACS scheme ensures that the integrity of the security supply chain is maintained, employment practices are extensively assessed in respect of quality and best practice and Wilson James are proud to be in the top 5% of companies based on the Accredited Contractor assessment score received.

Our Approved Contractor status incorporates approval for the following activities:

Door Supervision- BS7960
Security Guarding- BS7499
Public Space CCTV- BS7958
Close Protection- BS8507

View our ACS approval contractor record >

Winner: 2019 Security & Fire Excellence Awards

CSR Initiative of the Year 2019

Winner: 2018 Security & Fire Excellence Awards

Site Manager of the Year 2018

Winner: 2017 Security & Fire Excellence Awards

CSR Initiative of the Year 2017

Inspiration in HR Award 2017

SFE Awards 2017

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Whether you’re looking to review your current provisions, want to discuss an upcoming project or just want to know more about Wilson James, our dedicated team is here to help.