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Alarm activations

These can happen at any time, whether it be day or night and it is not always easy or possible or fully safe to ask one of your Colleagues to attend.

Advantage One has Highly Visible, Mobile Response Vehicle available, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Driven by fully trained SIA approved Alarm Response Operatives.

If you have a communicated alarm; take the risk and hassle out of using your own people and use Advantage One Security.


The primary purpose of an alarm is to protect your home or business from an intruder, in the event of an alarm activation, you may not want to put yourself or employees into a situation that may risk their safety. Advantage One Alarm Response Operatives are professionally trained in dealing with all sorts of Emergency Situations and SIA licensed in how to deal with confrontation.

Mobile Security Patrols

Advantage One provide Highly Visible Mobile Security Patrols. These can be as often, as or little as you require, to meet your budget / security plan.

Key holding

Lock / Unlock can also be used to help protect your workforce, by using our service to lock up your property, or Key Holder Support; accompany lone workers off the premises during lock-up; you can be assured that your staff are escorted by hi-visibility trained People, that check in with our Control Room, that gives an extra layer of security.

What happens if alarm activation occurs?

On notification that there has been alarm activation at your property, Advantage One will:

  • Attend your property in a Hi Visibility Alarm Response Vehicle
  • Carry out an external inspection of the property; completing a dynamic Risk Assessment and call Emergency Services for support if necessary.
  • Access the premises
  • Identify the cause of the activation
  • Rectify the problem or provide guard attendance until secured. We call this our ONE-CALL service

If there is an intruder, the Alarm Response Officer will contact the police, detain the intruder if safe to do so, and wait for their arrival. As well as arrange for any necessary repairs to be carried out, if required. We can ensure that presence remains at the property until it is fully secure.
Advantage One has Response Officers on call 24hrs a day to assist your

Satisfaction Guaranteed

“I have been using Advantage One as the sole provider for my security officers and store detectives, within my region, for over seven years, and have always been completely satisfied with their service level


Gina Harrison
Profit Protection Controller

Advantage One provide proficient support and advice whenever and wherever required and to a high standard with a professional attitude. 

Debra Richings

Midcounties Co-operative Society


Other Services

Retail Security

Our Advantage One Retail and Loss Prevention team specialise in and provide a professional service across the UK.


Corporate Security

The idea of hiring, training and managing security staffs can be daunting for a business, but we can offer you a Corporate security officer who is smart and multi-purpose. 


Event Security

Whether you have a large or small event to organise, the last thing you want to do is worry about security. Engaging Advantage One will mean you have guaranteed experienced, qualified personnel on site.


Head Office

Advantage House
Brunswick Road
Gloucester  GL1 1JE

Call Us

0800 328 1386