Providing clients with exceptional security services

Our professional workforce provides you with innovative security services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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We have the knowledge, expertise and resources to supply the best possible security solutions.

We operate to the highest industry standards through our SIA ACS Pacesetters accreditation, led by a management team from Police and British Army backgrounds, professionalism, high standards and integrity underpin everything we do.

Committed to fully understanding our clients’ needs from the outset, we are able to provide our knowledge and expertise and offer solutions to best minimise risk and best fit the clients’ budget. With a strong local presence in Cheshire and the northwest of England but with nationwide reach, whatever our clients need, we can help.

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I have worked with Direct Security Solutions as a service partner. Both the Management and Security teams are always professional, responsive and flexible.

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About Us

Direct Security Solutions is a fully accredited, professional and highly respected supplier of security services and products. We are headquartered in Runcorn, Cheshire, and are an integral part of the Direct Group of companies including DCBL and DCB Legal.

Our 24/7/365, state of the art, in-house, national operations centre is at the heart of our operation. From here, our team of knowledgeable and experienced controllers oversee everything, using some of the most advanced software systems available.

We provide out of hours CCTV monitoring and remote site access/egress control services.

Our keyholding, alarm activation and mobile patrol and response units provide rapid response to over 150 clients in the northwest.

Our static security officers, fire marshals (waking watch), and dog handlers operate UK wide.

We provide SIA licensed officers and stewards at some of the most high profile events in the country including Chester Races and Oulton Park Motorsport.


Why Choose Direct Security Solutions

Befitting our SIA ACS Pacesetters accreditation (BS 7984), we offer a highly professional service. We provide our 200 local clients with the reassurance and peace of mind that when their buildings and assets are at their most vulnerable, we are ready to respond quickly to activations with our mobile patrol and response units, supported by our 24/7/365 national operations centre.

SIA Approved Contractor (Pacesetters)

We are a Security Industry Authority (SIA) approved contractor, operating to the highest of standards.

SIA Approved Contractor (Pacesetters)

You can rest assured that we have been independently checked as one of the top suppliers in the sector. Not only that but as one of the top 15% assessed, we hold 'Pacesetter' status; the gold standard for security companies.

Part of a Large and Highly Respected Business Group

Direct Security Solutions works alongside DCBL and DCB Legal.

Part of a Large and Highly Respected Business Group

We are part of Direct Group, which consists of industry-leading Debt Recovery and High Court Enforcement agency DCBL (as seen on the hit TV series "Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away!"), alongside specialist Civil and Commercial Litigation company, DCB Legal.

Committed to the Local Community

We are proud to work closely with numerous local businesses and charities.

Committed to the Local Community

We also work with the Halton Chamber of Commerce, the local police, and the Halton Borough Council. Direct Group also sponsors the Halton Stadium (The DCBL Stadium).

Using Technology to Deliver Exceptional Service Quality

We use the most current and advanced industry-specific technology.

Using Technology to Deliver Exceptional Service Quality

We are able to maximise staff performance, allocate resources efficiently and provide total transparency to our clients who receive instant electronic reports of our activity and incidents of note.

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365 day, 24-hour service.

Our specialist teams are highly trained, confidently giving you peace of mind all day, every day.


response time.

We respond to calls within an allocated time frame of 20 minutes, delivering the fast, efficient service that our clients in Halton both expect and deserve.


collective experience.

Our management team have a long history of the security sector and bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to the teams.

"The communication and responsiveness of this company throughout have been fabulous from start to finish, and I am sure this will be the start of a long working relationship."

Julie Collins

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"We have found Direct Secrity to be proactive, responsive and we were very grateful to them for carrying out time patrols, after raising concerns about security"

Joanne Taylor, Business Improvement District (BID) Manager

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"DFMS provide key holding, door supervisors and concierge staff at our grade 2 listed venue. They are polite and approachable at all times, making guests feel welcome."

Fiona Hanratty, Community Space manager

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"We have found Direct Security's services to be highly reliable and efficient. Their flexible nature in providing services on sites, sometimes at very short notice."

Matthew Sayers

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"We have worked with Direct Security Solutions on more than one occasion, we found them to be extremely professional and hopeful throughout our ongoing projects. "


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"Please can I say a big thank you for everyone's hard work and flexibility in preparation for last weekend, and of course over the event itself..."

Jon Rush

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