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"We provide professional security services & solutions to protect:- people, properties and businesses in the South East"

OLiver Nonis, Managing Director

Established in 2007 in the south east, UK. We pride ourselves in our work, our approach and the commitment to our clients and team.

 

Our existing infrastructure, experience and central location (Canterbury based) make us an ideal security provider for any clients requirements. Our proven track record of over a decade of experience; providing a tailored security service to a wide range of happy clients.  Clients have recorded a dramatic decrease in complaints against staff; coupled with strong praise from our testimonials which highlight the level of care we implement. We aim to go above and beyond the range of duties to ensure our team are on hand to deal the level of support to ensure a safe and secure environment is maintained in your property or business.

Our existing network of around 200 staff, sophisticated offices and extensive training put us ahead of other providers. We have staff on reserve at all times to comfortably fulfil any requirements. Our in-house training company now allows us access to any training courses required for our staff or for yours, allowing us to work together to ensure all staff have access to the best training available.

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We pride ourselves on our professionalism and approachability; we try to be as personable as possible whilst providing an all-encompassing service that tailors to the diverse locations we protect. Our years of experience working alongside larger institutions like the University of Kent, Student Union and various events teams and societies have left us very comfortable providing a safe and consistent service that is adaptive to the needs of large organisations whilst not ignoring the needs of our smaller clients that require a more personal & tailored service.

We were proud to be one of the first Security Providers to integrate the Body Worn CCTV Cameras, the rollout has been a resounding success; our cameras ensure a level of quality not available prior and have also been an invaluable tool for our clients.

We are confident that our existing protocols, training and service exceed the requirements of your business or property. However, we are always striving to improve our service with regular training and assessments and feedback. We are always keen to work closely with you and your staff; to gain feedback and allow the chance to streamline or enhance our security guard service. We pride ourselves on maintaining that level of high service that has allowed us such growth over our ten years of trading. We encourage you to speak to our clients or read some of our testimonials, as we believe our work speaks for itself. We look forward to the opportunity of working alongside you and your ventures.

 

Phone

01227 469198 0208 166 8920

Email

info@akonsecurity.com

Location

Akon Security, 34 Roper Close, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7EP  

 

OFFICE Hours

M-F 9am–5pm
 

 

Free consultation or for General Enquiries

Call us on: 01227 469198  |   0208 166 8920

Fill out the contact form below or email us on info@akonsecurity.com

 

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Entrance queries and Feedback will not be answered through the above channels. To provide feedback or query an entrance policy please email our Customer Services on: feedback@akonsecurity.com

Some kind words from our clients:

Absolutely brilliant security company, we used Akon as our on set security for Celebrity Haunted Mansion and I could have not asked for a more professional team. We were working in challenging freezing conditions for a week and I did not hear one of them moan once. Not only did they provide top notch security for our location they also went above and beyond their duties and became a central point of our production helping with the logistics of running a hectic remote location. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending them to any other TV company or indeed any company that need first rate security.
— Lara Bishop Unit Manager - Celebrity Haunted Mansion North One Television
We have been customers of Akon for nearly 9 years now. Akon have provided us with door staff every weekend and for special events as well. The door staff always behave with complete professionalism. They are the first face our customers see and are polite and courteous to all. Always early to start shifts and work well with our own staff to maintain a safe environment for our customers to come and enjoy a good night out! Thank you Oli and all the staff at Akon!
— Laura Toon

A selection of our recent clients:

AKON are a professional and well run company who tailor their service to suit the needs of the client. The quality of the door staff is excellent and this is due to the thorough recruitment, training and management processes AKON have in place. They provide the security provision for our annual summer ball which attracts over 4,000 students, and also provide a team of door staff at our nightclub on a weekly basis. The service they deliver is excellent and I could not recommend them more highly. “
— J McCain - Kent Union
We held a student gala ball for 300 people. This was the first time we worked with Akon Security on this project, and they were fabulous! They kept a low profile, unless needed, but had “eyes” everywhere and were completely in control. The staff created a happy environment liaising with the guests in a friendly but professional manner. I would highly recommend them.
— Jane Day

 

Latest News

A look at some of our recent events and deployments

 

Pride Canterbury 2018

The chairman of Canterbury Pride, Edd Withers, said: “A huge amount of work has gone into organising this year to make it the biggest and best Pride ever.

“Watching the parade is as simple as lining the High Street and watching as the colourful and energetic parade passes by on its way to the Dane John Gardens.

“We have a wide range of entertainment, food, drink, and more, from marches, to DJs to singers, to after-parties, there is something for everyone.”

 

World Cup Screenings at Folkestone Harbour

Folkestone's Harbour Arm was a picturesque backdrop for the crowd, despite most eyes being glued to the screen. 

The crowd were in great spirits throughout the tournament and we were proud to keep everyone safe in such an exciting venue.

We'd like to thank all the various staff from Folkestone's Harbour Arm and local businesses and a massive thank you to all the fans that made the screenings so special.

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UKC SUmmer Ball 2018

The Summer Ball is the best way to end the year, it's where over 3,400 students get dressed up and come together for an amazing night filled with huge tents and bars, party atmosphere, free fairground rides, inflatables, gifts and prizes!

 
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Canterbury's Medieval Pageant

Commemorating Henry ll’s pilgrimage to Canterbury and astonishing public apology in 1174 this colourful parade features historical characters, local schools and community and re-enactment groups, giants, music and medieval mayhem.

 

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WHEELS & FINS ACTION SPORTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Wheels and Fins festival is an eclectic, boutique, music and action sports festival, located just an hour and a half from central London, with stunning ocean views. Now in its 6th year, the festival has gone from strength-to-strength since its inception, priding itself on showcasing amazing new live music talent, along with established names, and super-high production values.

Located in such a beautiful rural setting and overlooking the ocean, W&F can truly boast that summery, laid back vibe and has firmly cemented its place as an intimate, independent coastal event not to be missed.

Video & Audio Surveillance

Our Body Cameras

"We use body cameras to minimise conflict to maintain a high standard of professionalism within our staff. The footage is used to record any important detail to help reduce future problems. The camera rollout has provided an invaluable tool for safeguarding our staff, clients and customers."

About B-Cam Ltd

B-Cam Ltd established since 2012 is a market leading manufacturer of body worn video with the flagship product being the B-CAM SRU. Operating within the UK with satellite offices and distributors in Australia , UAE , Slovakia, and USA.

Supplying law enforcement and private security with a full end to end solution that comprises of tamper proof hardware and fully audited software platform.