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About Anchor Security


Anchor Security are qualified bankers engineers, vault engineer specialists and master locksmiths.

Anchor Security Ltd / Anchor Securities Ltd was founded a quarter of a century ago  by George Alexander, a qualified Bankers Engineer and apprentice served Locksmith and safe-maker with the Ratner Safe Company. When the Ratner Safe Co merged with John Tann Ltd he became the National Service Manager and is presently Managing Director of Anchor Security Ltd.

During time with the Ratner and John Tann group some of the most prestigious clients were included in the portfolio, including just some of the following.

Our clients: The company started with clients at the highest level, contracts were offered by financial institutions such as Nationwide Building Society / Barclays Bank plc / Alliance and Leicester plc to name just a few. All of the high street Banks and Building Societies, The Ministry of defence, The Bank of England, Coutts Bank, The Tower of London Jewel House Vaults, Chancery Lane Silver Vaults.  Many of these clients have contracted Anchor Security Ltd over the past 25 years.  

Our location: The head office is located at Knowlhill in the north Bucks City of Milton Keynes, The registered office; The Boundary, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes MK6 2HT.  Our main stores for safes and vaults are located in Brentwood and Raleigh in Essex, where via the head office safes can be supplied and delivered to customers. 

Our services: The main service department is located at the Milton Keynes head office and controlled by the service director and assisted by the service manager, under their control are several qualified call centre staff all with many years of security call desk experience. 

Our staff: Service engineers / safe locksmiths are all apprenticeship served, CRB checked and with many years experience in the security industry many having worked at MOD sites and high street Banks, having been the contracted locksmiths for Barclays Bank plc / Nationwide Building Society / Alliance and Leicester plc / Santander and numerous financial and blue chip companies. 

Fully insured: We are fully insured with public and employee liability insurance to 10,000,000 UK Sterling. Our health and safety is overseen by Peninsular who are the fore runners in this area, all policies can be examined or requested. On request we will be delighted to forward clients a copy via e-mail or post. 

Comprehensive Security Programmes: Various security programmes have been carried out by Anchor Security Ltd for the above organisations, some being the largest programmes carried out over the last 30 years, including thousands of time lock installations and hundreds of safe deliveries, all completed within the time scales laid down by the clients, of which we are extremely proud.

Commercial Security: We are also heavily involved in the security of commercial sector clients which are various and many; we offer safe supplies, maintenance, also conversion of key locks and manual combination locks to retro fit electronic digital locks.  We have an associate company Stronghold lock and safe which is headed by two senior Directors who have many years experience dealing with financial institutions including Commercial, Domestic & Private clients. We have installed vault doors and de-mountable vaults for the Banks mentioned above, our A1 Heavy division carry out full structural surveys and will advise best delivery practice, the survey may be carried out free of charge within certain areas.

To discuss your business requirements call us on: 01908 520758

Alternatively you can email any enquiries to our director, Michelle Alexander: