Construction Security

Securing some of Britain's most iconic construction projects

We can meet every challenge throughout a project’s lifecycle, from vacant property and demolition to handover and beyond.

Our SIA licenced officers go beyond just protecting a building site location – they protect the people on the site and the general public around it. We also have a fully compliant, accredited process to cope with screening bulk liquids, aggregates and wet concrete.

No matter the size of your building site, our construction security solutions cover:

-Access control


-Materials and goods screening

-Static Guarding and Patrol Officers equipped with the latest emergency escalation technology

-A dedicated bench team providing guaranteed security coverage

-Risk management

-Key-holding and rapid response units

-24/7 Operation Support Centre

-Goods screening

-Supply and management of Access Control Systems to suit any budget

-CCTV planning, installation and monitoring

Why choose us?

Our experienced and dedicated construction security guards offer a collaborative and consultative approach that puts your building site 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 program 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 to construction security and discuss how we’ve improved security on construction sites just like yours.

You are in safe hands

We’re recognised by national governing bodies for having the highest security standards in the construction industry – including being the 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 & awards.

NSI Gold Certification

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.

SIA Approved Contracted Award

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. Click the logo to view the Wilson James ACS approval contractor record on the SIA website.

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 >

Site Manager of the Year 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year 


Inspiration in HR Award 

This voluntary certification scheme approval verifies that our fleet works lawfully, safely and efficiently and confirms our commitment to protect the environment. Wilson James are proud to be one of the 185 scheme operators who have achieved the Gold Standard out of over 4,500 companies registered in the FORS scheme.

Our assessment score of 99.33% confirms that Wilson James have implemented robust procurement processes that will enable our utilities customers to manage risk within their supply chain and comply with EU procurement legislation.

These approvals confirm that we have demonstrated compliance with and sound management of current basic health and safety legislation.



Our Constructionline membership confirms that we have met pre-qualification requirements appropriate to public and private sector procurement.

We're here to help you get started

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.