Housing Associations

Social housing in the local authority and housing association sector offers a different set of demands to commercial property.

Fast-response, same day service is a given. A full-range service meeting every eventuality from a single approved contractor allows the housing management team to focus on the repair and re-let of the property.

Secure Empty Property’s unique funding through the EU’s Regional Growth Fund allows a long-term approach with a powerful social agenda of local employment and inward investment.

This allows Secure Empty Property to offer flexible contractual arrangements, simple pricing structures and even joint-ventures where existing client teams can be trained-up to deliver elements of the service sharing warehousing and storage.

By analysing each clients VFM self-assessment, we can recommend new strategies to improve void turnaround and return on investment.

We can take bold steps such as committing to reduce void security expenditure year on year, outsourcing risk and losses to voids and embedding our staff into your repairs teams. Our transparent invoicing and cost summaries ensure that you are always in control.

As void security prices have been driven down in an attempt to achieve value for money, the results have generally been poor with a lack of customer care.

Secure Empty Property brings back a fully account managed service (no call centres) with game-changing business models to deliver a void security service for the 21st Century.

Services We Offer

A broken window can lead to a costly squatting problem unless speedy and appropriate action is taken. Secure Empty Property teams provide rapid response to minimise risk – nationwide.

This ranges from security installation through to alarm response 24-hours a day with satellite tracked vehicles. However, we take this further by providing a rapid response to customer enquiries, site surveys and security proposals to ensure that we can react to every requirement.

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Monitored 24/7 with recorded capture of individual’s entry and exit times.

Secure Empty Property has developed its own unique ‘Ultra’ GPRS/GSM signalling temporary intruder alarm system which meets BSEN 50131 for Intruder Alarm Systems Grade 2 /Class 2.

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Unique access control providing you with an efficient same day visual and physical deterrent to intruders.

Our modular range of security screens with bespoke high security fixings and interchangeable security doors gives us the required flexibility to secure any type of residential or commercial property.

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The presence of a uniformed guard or alarm response team will immediately deter any unwanted vandalism, squatters, trespassers or unauthorised visitors.

As experts in empty property management we can provide different levels of guarding and manned security from a single uniformed guard to multiple personnel or K9 dog patrols at very short notice throughout the UK.

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Following a specialist risk assessment of the property, a full range property clearance and on-going security services can be deployed quickly and nationwide.

Removal and recycling of unwanted items in an empty property or site can come in many forms. From a simple change of tenancy flat or house clearance through to removal of hazardous waste or fly-tipping, Secure Empty Property can help.

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Live-in Guardians are a cost effective alternative to traditional guarding and can complement Secure Empty Property’s physical and electronic security responses.

Property guardians live normal working lives. They provide free of charge protection and give a lived-in feel to the building – residential or commercial. We can also install an alarm system to the vacant property for additional security when the guardian is out at work.

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When a property is in our care, we provide much more than just security.

We can support the landlord or asset manager with a wide range of planned and responsive / emergency services – nationwide. We take the headache out of managing property portfolios by providing a one-stop-shop for all maintenance, repairs and facilities management. And we ensure compliance with your property insurers policy conditions for vacant property.

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