Security Control Rooms

We provide a full ‘turnkey’ installation service, working with you to deliver a bespoke Control Room facility which meets your requirements. 

Established in 1983, we have the capability and expertise to take care of everything from building works, M&E requirements to installation of Security and BMS (Building Management Systems) Control systems. 

Our tailored Command Consoles offer the ultimate in customisation, with optimal sight lines, ergonomically tailored features with progressive modular design. Using only the very best metals, timber and composite materials, our consoles are designed to outlast competitor furniture systems. 

Available in an extensive range of finishes and colours to meet any requirement, our Design Team will work closely with you to create a bespoke Console which both meets your requirements and is in keeping with the surround décor. 


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A security control room, also known as a security operations centre (SOC), is a centralised facility equipped with technology and personnel responsible for monitoring and managing security across a business. The benefits of a security control room include:

  • Real-time Monitoring
  • Quick Response to Incidents
  • Centralised Management
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Data Analysis and Intelligence
  • Integration of Security Technologies
  • Efficient Resource Allocation
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Training and Skill Development
  • Regulatory Compliance

In summary, a security control room plays a crucial role in enhancing the overall security posture of an organisation by providing real-time monitoring, efficient incident response, centralised management, and continuous improvement through data analysis and training.


What is a security control room?

A security control room is a centralised facility where security personnel monitor, manage, and respond to security events and incidents. It typically houses the necessary technology and tools to facilitate real-time surveillance and communication.

What equipment is essential for a security control room?

Essential equipment includes video surveillance systems, access control systems, alarm systems, communication tools, and incident management software. The specific requirements depend on the organization’s security needs.

How does video surveillance work in a security control room?

Video surveillance involves the use of cameras to monitor and record activities in and around a facility. The control room staff can observe live feeds, review recorded footage, and respond to incidents in real-time.

What role does access control play in a security control room?

Access control systems regulate entry and exit to secured areas. The control room monitors access logs, responds to unauthorized attempts, and may integrate with other security systems.

How do control rooms handle alarms and alerts?

Control rooms receive alerts from various security systems, such as intrusion alarms or fire alarms. Staff must promptly assess the situation, verify the alarm, and initiate the appropriate response.

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  • DJ Byers have been professional and responsive from the first enquiry to the installation of the job. They were helpful and accommodating to various changes and modifications throughout the process and nothing was too much trouble for them.

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  • Having worked on a number of security projects this year across CCTV, ANPR, Vehicle Barriers and Paxton Door Access Control Systems, Patrick and the team at DJ Byers have been incredible. Their knowledge of the industry standards, equipment and technology...

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