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Welcome to 1st Stop Security, Bournemouth and Poole

1st Stop Security is a Poole based security company, as a company we provide a whole range of security services to a wide variety of clients.

For all your Bournemouth Security needs we are just a phone call away. We have a portfolio of Poole Security provision also, these range from event security for local councils, through to close protection assignments on behalf of major corporate clients in the South West as well as nationally.

Here at 1st Stop Security we are very dynamic in our approach and with a fully manned Operations Room we are equipped to deal with our clients ever changing needs as and when they need it. Client satisfaction is paramount to us and we understand this, for this reason we ensure delivery standards are second to none.

We have a very good partnership also with Bournemouth College where we provide Security Industry Authority (SIA) accredited training to industry newcomers.

With our two directors having a combined 50 years of experience in the security industry, 1st Stop Security really are the people to take care of all your security needs.

Opening Hours

Monday: 09:45 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Tuesday: 09:45 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Wednesday: 09:45 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Thursday: 09:45 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Friday: 09:45 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: ​CLOSED

Tel: 01202 237016

Out of Hours Contact

For any emergencies out of our working hours above please call 07912 271884 for one of our operatives.

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The security service on the evening was fantastic.
Highcliff School
Bentley’s Entertainments used 1st Stop Security’s services at a wedding in Dorset for 250 guests to assist with both security and guest parking. They were very professional, discreet, charming and fantastic to work with on all accounts. I would highly recommend them.
Victoria, Bentley's Entertainments
Poole ABC have used 1st Stop Security for our boxing events for many years now, they are our go to for any show regardless of event size or location. Their professionalism in event security means we can concentrate on what we do best, boxing.
Poole ABC, B. White (Vice Chairman)
We found the service 1st Stop Security provided exemplary. Not only where they professional, they where also able to engage with our guest, whilst providing us with secured controlled event.
Gabriella, Amigo Loans
Great staff, extremely professional, highly recommend
Tom Slaughter
We used 1st Stop Security for our year 11 prom and found them to be highly professional, hard working and very accommodating. I would unreservedly recommend 1st Stop Security
Ben Antell, Glenmoor & Winton Academies
Thank you very much! We are very pleased with how it went and already starting to talk about another one next year! It was great to have such a good team with us so thank you and we will definitely be asking for your help in the future! You were all great with us and our campers!
We were delighted to contract 1st Stop Security to assist with delivering an outstanding event for over 30,000 festival-goers at Bournemouth 7s 2016. Their team supported our safety and security operation by providing static and roaming SIA personnel responsible for key areas of the festival site throughout the live event.
Roger Woodall, Bournemouth 7s CEO and Owner
Being that this event was a family event on a family run caravan park we were quite worried about what sort of security we would have but we were happily surprised with 1st Stop and very glad that we choose them. We found them to be very professional and very friendly with the campers, not intimidating in any way but did their job in a business like way. This is the second time we have used them and we will be asking them back next year!
Rebecca and Denise, Hurst View
1st Stop Security provided cover between 4pm and midnight for our Music Festival in June. The Security Guard was on time, smartly dressed, looked imposing and fit and did exactly what was required which involved keeping an eye on our house and preventing visitors from crossing in to an out of bounds area. As it got dark, he helped several people find lost children and ensured that the site had quietened down before leaving. His presence definitely deterred people from attempting to enter the private area and would have been noted by anyone who might have been ‘casing the joint’ for a future uninvited visit. We will definitely use 1st Stop Security again next year.
Catherine, Midsummer Music Festival