Understandably, the top priority for the majority of our Members is a safe and secure environment in which to operate. An environment in which crime and business disruption is minimised and staff, customers and visitors feel safe and welcomed.
Forecast Investment 2022-2027: £650,000
Investment to date
Dedicated mobile security patrol from 7pm to 7am Monday to Friday and 24 hour patrol at weekends. Contracted to Security Projects UK Ltd;
Sharing of security reports, alerts and intelligence with businesses, on-site security teams, Police and Local Authorities to reduce, prevent and take collective action against criminal activity;
CCTV and ANPR monitoring equipment installed at key gateways;
Road improvements to deter drifting, dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour;
Representation of the London Riverside BID's issues to Police and Security panels and with the Met Police.
Additional priorities this term
Upgrade and ehance CCTV and ANPR assets and coverage as required, and strengthen monitoring and reporting of crime, especially fly-tipping, theft of vehicles and break-ins to premises, so that effective prosecutions can take place;
Support Havering Council in its efforts to deter incursions and illegal encampments through meaasures such as injunctions;
Work proactively with the Police's Cyber Reslience Centre to bring intelligence, advise and resources to members to curb the increased threat from cyber-crime.