Blake Fire and Security Systems

Quality Commercial CCTV Security Systems... so EVERYONE feels safe at work

Including the boss... check for unsafe behaviours on site and stop them before you have a Health & Safety nightmare to deal with!

Protect your lone workers. Help retail staff feel safe. And make thieves think twice before pilfering...

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    Commercial CCTV Security Systems

    Installing a commercial CCTV system allows you to see what’s going on at your business premises wherever you are, via the app on your mobile or tablet. You can:
    • Check for burglars
    • Keep an eye on employee productivity
    • Safeguard pupils
    • Ensure you comply with Health and Safety regulations.
    The business applications are almost endless!

    Blake Fire & Security Systems are both NSI Gold and SSAIB approved, which means we comply with all the latest British standards. We have designed, installed, commissioned and maintained commercial CCTV systems for all manner of businesses across numerous sectors and all kinds of buildings in Essex, London and neighbouring counties.
    "I thoroughly recommend Blakefire-Security CCTV installations. We were impressed with the service we received in every respect, advice, work on site and technical support. Many thanks for a great job done!"
    Hony White
    Cedar Hall School, Benfleet
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    Blake's commercial CCTV prices

    Blake's are proud to offer local* commercial installations from £479.17 exc VAT
    This includes:
    • 1 x HD camera
    • 1 x 4 channel NVR recorder with 2TB HDD
    • Set up of mobile devices to view the CCTV remotely

    Extras

    • Extra cameras cost an additional £150 each exc VAT
    • The recorder can be displayed on a 24” monitor for £108.34 exc VAT
    These prices only act as a guideline and are based on unhindered cable runs that are surface clipped externally/internally and through clear loft spaces. No provision has been made for the installation of containment such as conduit or plastic trunking. Containment can be used but will incur extra material and labour costs this will be discussed when we come to do your free site survey.
    *Local = within approx 10 miles of our Southend office
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    Smart CCTV Security Systems for your business

    Smart Commercial Alarm Systems

    Introducing Smart Alarms for business - smarter technology keeps your business safe.
    • Control your alarm system from your smart phone, anywhere in the world
    • Check on employees while you're on holiday
    • Set and unset the alarm on the go
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    Audited & Approved

    ...compliant AND in safe hands with Blake's
    NSISSAIB Intruder Alarm SystemsSSAIB CCTV SystemsSSAIB Access Control Systems
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    What's the best CCTV installation for my business? Is there a business case?

    There’s no simple answer, it depends on your requirements and budget. Security cameras are ideal for schools, offices, warehouses, emergency services, production lines in factories, etc., to protect:
    • Your business against loss from intruders, unscrupulous employees and missing items from forgetful delivery drivers.
    • Employers against theft, claims and poor productivity – e.g. heatmap playback can indicate which areas of a shop are most popular!
    • Employees' health and safety and lone workers from danger.
    • School pupils and help schools comply with safeguarding responsibilities such as bullying.

    Do I really need a maintenance contract?

    Like a car, your CCTV system is used every day, so over time it will need a service.

    We often hear things like "when we checked, the CCTV system wasn’t recording, for at least two months!"  It’s obvious. But, if the main system fails, you won’t get the protection you require. You should perform weekly checks on your equipment and use a professional Security company, like Blake's, to regularly service your equipment – once or twice a year depending on the environment the installation is in.
    "CCTV system required an update which Technician guided me through and made sure all was working ok before he left.

    Technician was polite and very helpful as was the Technician within Blakes who has assisted me on the phone over the past few months when I had problems with the remote monitoring App...

    A very helpful and efficient company."
    Basildon
    Checkatrade verified - 10/10
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    I need a really clear shot, how do I improve the CCTV image quality?

    You wouldn’t put up with a poor quality picture to watch Eastenders, so you shouldn’t put up with a poor quality CCTV picture. If your installer says a clear picture is not possible, you need a professional!

    High-quality CCTV images are critical for identifying criminals, especially if the footage has to be used in court. Factory settings are unlikely to give you what you want from your system. Our professional personnel will ensure you get the best possible picture by:
    • Installing the cameras in the right position – eye level for facial recognition, for example.
    • Ensuring you have the features you need – such as Automatic Number Plate Recognition.
    • Changing the default settings on the equipment to achieve the best possible results as shown below.
    Rely on professionals, don't settle for motion blur! Find out more here.
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    Commercial CCTV security systems

    What about covert cameras?

    With careful planning and imagination, covert cameras can be very effective. However, it’s not always easy to get the camera in the right position to obtain the desired view whilst hiding the cables etc. We approach each covert installation with flexibility and discretion because each situation tends to be bespoke, depending on the environment - from an office to an industrial setting

    Give us a call on 01702 447800 to run through the options.
    "You shouldn't accept poor quality. Sometimes the settings are wrong, other times the installation itself is poor. Distance is never a valid excuse. Image quality should be the same if the camera is one metre away or 1000!"
    Richard Crane
    CCTV Manager

    Saving the day for Castle Point Borough Council

    When it rained heavily during the flood season, the council were forced to send a man down to check the drains four times a day! The drain was blocking and flooding into neighbouring gardens causing damage and distress.

    The solution was a wireless security camera, powered by the street lighting supply and run from a 3G router allowing checking from PCs and smart phones. The image is even clearer on the phone than on the screenshot below and the council save money by catching a flood early and avoiding wasted visits!
    Commercial CCTV Systems for Castle Point Borough Council
    "Blakes have worked with Castle Point for a number of years installing and servicing our CCTV and alarm systems. They have always gone above and beyond to help look for solutions to problems. Recently Blakes helped to install a CCTV to monitor a watercourse during flooding events, the site had no internet access and limited electrical supply. Through testing many systems we now have a bespoke system that prevents the need for the watercourse to be checked in person, it can instead be checked via desktop computers and smartphones saving the council both time and money."
    Tim Read, Operational Services Team Leader
    Castle Point Borough Council

    Dedication to Accreditation

    Why you should choose Blake Fire & Security to design, install and maintain your alarm system
    Long track record - our family-run firm has been installing burglar alarms since 2002. We're going nowhere, your guarantee will be honoured!
    Dedication to Accreditation - if we're not qualified to provide a service we won't offer it to you! Simple.
    Experience & Expertise - we're professional and fully qualified so you get the system that is perfect for your circumstances.
    Who is in your home or premises? - your engineer is always trustworthy, polite and fully qualified, with regular checks to ensure this.
    Quality workmanship and service - we're passionate about your security, our standard of work and the way we deliver it to you.
    Blake Fire & Security Systems have both NSI Gold and SSAIB approval! This means you get:
    Bespoke systems - designed to perfectly fit your family's requirements or the needs of your business.
    Highest quality systems - we only provide systems that last and look good.
    Police and Insurance recognition - our work is guaranteed to be of the highest standard, both Police and Insurance companies acknowledge this.
    Regular and reliable monitoring and maintenance - ensure your system is working in your time of need AND someone is always watching over your home or business!

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