Private Security Activities UK Profile

There are 16,283 active companies trading in private security activities as of Dec 2023, which represents about 0.33% of all active UK businesses. Looking at locations with at least 16 active companies in this area, the most popular locations are Lower Bullingham, Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn, and Hereford.

Private Security Activities Scorecard

38,983

Total Incorporations

16,283

Active Companies

22,038

Total Dissolved

As a percentage of active companies, the worst year for private security activities was 1938 when it made up 0.01% of all trading businesses. In contrast, it reached its peak in 2022 when 0.34% of all active companies traded within private security activities.

Private Security Activities: Company Name Choices

Business that trade within the private security activities sector most commonly include these words in their company names: Security (7,045 companies), Services (3,186 companies), Solutions (925 companies), Protection (603 companies), and Uk (585 companies).

Counties & Regions: Private Security Activities

Our map shows each region and county with the percentage of active companies within that area operating under SIC code 80100 - Private Security Activities.

Growth Locations for Private Security Activities

Data based on analysis of 3,228 towns and cities that have companies operating within private security activities their boundaries.

City Total Active Percentage of Active Businesses
Lower Bullingham 33 8.4%
Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn 39 6.27%
Hereford 32 1.55%
Barking and Dagenham 324 1.46%
Worksop 19 1.34%
Luton 203 1.04%
Redbridge 453 1.03%
Newham 407 0.99%
Grays 61 0.87%
Greenwich 202 0.85%
Northfleet 16 0.84%
Crawley 46 0.8%
Waltham Forest 207 0.79%
Horndean 18 0.77%
Slough 119 0.75%
Aldershot 20 0.74%
Gravesend 36 0.69%
Hounslow 190 0.68%
Bradford 133 0.64%
Havering 139 0.64%

Private Security Activities Towns with Largest Falls & Dissolutions

The towns and cities with the largest declines in private security activities include Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn, Lower Bullingham, and Hereford.

City Dissolved Companies Percentage of Dissolved Businesses
Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn 81 17%
Lower Bullingham 8 5.48%
Hereford 64 3.3%
Aldershot 42 1.5%
Barking and Dagenham 304 1.43%
Luton 200 1.06%
Newham 489 0.94%
Blackburn 66 0.91%
Farnborough 37 0.91%
Redbridge 423 0.9%
Greenwich 224 0.88%
Northfleet 15 0.86%
Waltham Forest 252 0.82%
Oldham 72 0.82%
Worcester 45 0.82%
Lewisham 201 0.8%
Slough 133 0.78%
Bradford 161 0.78%
Weston-Super-Mare 33 0.73%
Crawley 50 0.73%

Private Security Activities: Oldest Companies

The oldest private security activities company is Security Monitoring Centres Limited at 87 years, 3 months, and 1 days old.

Company Name Incorporated Age
00318215
Security Monitoring Centres Limited 04 Sep 1936 87 years
00354883
G4s Cash Solutions (Uk) Limited 10 Jul 1939 84 years
00516548
Oltec Group Trading Ltd 27 Feb 1953 70 years
00685176
Lodge Service (Eastern) Limited 02 Mar 1961 62 years
00794312
Securinet Risk Management Limited 03 Mar 1964 59 years
00981693
St.James's Safe Deposit Company Limited 10 Jun 1970 53 years
01044818
Alsecure Group Limited 03 Mar 1972 51 years
01046019
G4s Secure Solutions (Uk) Limited 14 Mar 1972 51 years
01105510
Riber Security And Investigations Limited 30 Mar 1973 50 years
01107779
Corps Of Commissionaires Management Limited 11 Apr 1973 50 years

Most Recently Formed Companies: Private Security Activities

Company Name Incorporated Age
15328613
Condors International Limited 05 Dec 2023 New!
15328700
Secure Eyes For Security Services Ltd 05 Dec 2023 New!
15328705
Markhor Group Security Services Ltd 05 Dec 2023 New!
15328736
Goldon Services Limited 05 Dec 2023 New!
15328853
I&H Services Limited 05 Dec 2023 New!
15325325
Krayleigh Security Services Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15325532
Guardsuk Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15325585
As Security Services Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15325592
Alpha One K9 Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15325660
Srr Security Services Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15325670
We Facilitate Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15325973
Delta Security Shield Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15326023
Security Plus Services Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15326061
Macks Security Consultaion Ne Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15326172
Elstone Fire & Security Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15326188
Mr Facilities And Management Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15326211
Dragon Shield Security Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15326568
Eagle View Security Services Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15327408
Rush M Limited 04 Dec 2023 1 days
15327905
Pineapple Gains Ltd 04 Dec 2023 1 days

Frequently Asked Questions about Private Security Activities (SIC 80100)

How many PRIVATE SECURITY ACTIVITIES companies are there in the UK?

There are 16,283 active PRIVATE SECURITY ACTIVITIES companies in the UK as of Dec 2023. There have been 38,983 such businesses incorporated in total, of which 22,038 have been dissolved.

What words do PRIVATE SECURITY ACTIVITIES companies use in their name?

The most common words used by companies are SECURITY, SERVICES, SOLUTIONS, PROTECTION, and UK.

Where are the most active areas in the UK for Private Security Activities?

The towns and cities with the most activity are: Lower Bullingham, Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn, Hereford, Barking and Dagenham, and Worksop.

Last updated: 05 Dec 2023 10:55