Beating the moped thieves

Last year on London’s streets, over 12,000 crimes were committed by so-called moped thieves stealing mobile phones and hand-bags from pedestrians going about their business in the capital.

The Met Police have come down hard these violent criminals and are often resorting to chasing and knocking the individuals off their bikes in a bid to reduce this type of crime.

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How to secure your bike shop from thieves

Last year saw a tangible increase in thieves targeting bike shops and cycling retailers with the aim of stealing high end bikes, including e-bikes. For example, Cycling Weekly reported a spate of robberies across the UK last summer with hundreds of bikes worth over £100,000 in total stolen. https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/100k-worth-bikes-lifted-collection-local-shop-break-ins-august-391981 That’s why, here at Secure House, we’ve come up with a few ways in which you can secure your bike shop from thieves!

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An example of an airlock we installed for client as part of a secure shop project

Into the airlock

Many of the secure shop front projects we’ve worked on over the years have included the specification an airlock in the overall design. So, what are the benefits of having an airlock in your retail store?

The inclusion of an airlock to any high value retail store, such as a jewellers, provides a highly secure, and safe, entrance to the store for both staff and customers. This provides additional peace of mind all round and ensures the very highest levels of protection against professional burglars and opportunistic thieves.

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Shop front security from Secure House

Shop front security at the very highest level

When you’re a high-end retailer with an expensive product, shop front security is absolutely vital, not only for your staff and products but also for the protection and security of your customers.

Here at Secure House, we have many years’ experience of designing and installing some of the very highest levels of secure shop fronts that include our unique in-house interlocking solutions which work in conjunction with the X1R multi-point locking system from lock experts, ISEO.

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Secure shop fronts from Secure House

How secure is your shop front?

If you’re a high street retailer ask yourself this question: could my store stand up to three separate attacks by attempted burglars? The first attack using a moped to ‘ram raid’ the shop and two other attacks using repeated blows with heavy-duty sledgehammers.

If the answer to that question is ‘no’, don’t worry because we can definitely help!

We work closely with a variety of retailers across the UK whose businesses are considered to be at high risk of theft, burglary, ram raids and criminal damage. These include high-end retailers selling jewellery & watches, clothes, shoes & accessories, antiques and other luxury items.

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