Together, we strive to keep people and assets protected around the world.

HS Security is a division of Hill of Smith PLC; made up of seven companies, all specialising in highly advanced, physical security solutions for both temporary and permanent requirements.

The real power behind HS Security is an extensive, third party accredited product portfolio delivered by award winning engineers. HS Security’s wealth of security sector experience spans over two decades and is unique to the industry.

Championing a turnkey approach, aiming to work alongside clients as physical security partners to provide the right solutions aesthetically, operationally and to match risk profiles.

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Solutions

Whether protecting people, assets or critical national infrastructure, HS Security has a solution to ensure perimeters and entrances are safe. Here are the different sectors we operate within.

Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear

Protective measures to ensure that hazardous materials are properly secured.

Civil Nuclear & Energy Civil Nuclear & Energy

Protecting nuclear installations and other energy production facilities from criminality and terrorism.

Critical National Infrastructure Protection Critical National Infrastructure Protection

Protecting vital, national infrastructure from potential threats such as VBIED’s and organised criminal activity.

Data Centres Data Centres

Ensuring that sites containing critical data are properly secured with proportionate, physical security design.

Defence & Government Defence & Government

Guarding sensitive sites within the defence and government sectors utilising ‘defence-in-depth’.

Perimeter Security Perimeter Security

Protecting sites from intrusion or attack by hostile vehicle threats and criminal assailants.

Temporary Security Temporary Security

Utilising temporary security solutions to protect events and crowded spaces, keeping the public safe.

Protecting Public Realm & Crowded Spaces Protecting Public Realm & Crowded Spaces

Aesthetically pleasing security solution to protect towns, cities and other crowded locations.

Security Experts

Niall Griffin
Niall Griffin
Temporary Security Expert
Kathryn Cooper
Kathryn Cooper
Civil Nuclear & Energy Security Expert
Russell Ridgway
Russell Ridgway
Critical National Infrastructure Security Expert (Industrial)
Paul Mutter
Paul Mutter
Crowded Spaces & Public Realm Protection Expert
Tabu Chanda
Tabu Chanda
Data Centre Security Expert

Latest Resources

Manchester Arena Report: What Do the Recommendations Mean for the Security Industry?

Manchester Arena Report: What Do the Recommendations Mean for the Security Industry?

The latest iteration of LPS 1175 is easily one of the biggest changes the standard has ever seen, with a complete reworking of the rating system. In this article, we take a look at what has changed and why.

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CPD: The Main Principles of Physical Security

CPD: The Main Principles of Physical Security

Explore the fundamental principles of physical security in HS Security's new RIBA accredited CPD Presentation. Our presentation provides you with all the information you need to develop a successful security scheme.

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Security Standards E-Book

Security Standards E-Book

This guide has been put together by our team of physical security experts to help you get a better understanding of the various security standards and specifications that you will commonly come across. This will help you better understand the products that you will be using to secure your site or asset.

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Physical Security Checklist

Physical Security Checklist

The core, underlying principles of a holistic, security methodology are to consider three things in approach to any security scheme and ensure that these three elements work together effectively. The three main elements are physical, personnel and cyber.

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What is LPS 1175? The Definitive Guide

What is LPS 1175? The Definitive Guide

This guide aims to explain the intricacies of the Loss Prevention Certification Board's force test standard - LPS 1175. Many of the products within the HS Security product portfolio have been submitted for test in this way and third party accredited according to different security classes.

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Pedestrianisation: The Guide to Keeping Pedestrians & Cyclists Safe

Pedestrianisation: The Guide to Keeping Pedestrians & Cyclists Safe

Protecting and keeping pedestrians and cyclists safe is a very different prospect to securing assets or infrastructure. Pedestrians and cyclists are not fixed, they move from area to area. Security measures nee

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Case Studies

Read more about our past projects and see the types of solutions we have provided to meet a wide range of security objectives.

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Sports Stadia

Sports Stadia

United Kingdom - Multi Site

Data Centre

Data Centre

Mainland Europe

Middle East

Middle East

United Arab Emirates

Network Rail

Network Rail

United Kingdom - Multi Site

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