Advice on Burglary Prevention
Burglary is a serious issue, that’s why we are targeting burglars in London. This section of the website contains advice and helpful steps you can take to protect your property.
Virtual house tour
Our virtual house tour is designed to advise you on areas that may be vulnerable in your home. The aim of this service is to make Londoners aware of good practices to help you to make your home safer and more secure.
Windows are often used as either an entry or exit route for burglars. Properties with windows left open or unsecured locks are a desired target for the opportunist burglar.
Doors are the primary route of entry and exit for most burglars, so it’s vital you secure them effectively. You can improve home security by making simple adjustments to your front door.
Lighting up your home is a useful deterrent of burglary. You could consider leaving on some lights if it will be dark before you get home and fit an external security light.
Gardens, garden sheds and garages
There are a few simple steps you can follow to deter intruders from accessing your property. The following section contains advice and tips which will help you secure your garden.
Alarms are undoubtedly the most effective deterrent against burglary. Burglars don’t want to be seen or heard so setting off an alarm and attracting attention is their enemy.
Flats and apartments
It is essential that your home feels safe and secure. This section contains advice and tips to help you improve security within your flat or apartment.
Leaving your home
When you leave your home it’s important to ensure you leave it as secure as possible. Here’s our quick reminder on what to do when you leave your home.