Close Protection Security ltd are an industry leading security company based in the North East Of England, established in 2017 by Glenn Bartlett Close Protection Security work closely with the public and private sectors, and are expert suppliers to a wide range of industries offering a comprehensive range of security services including,  security guards, key holding and alarm response, CCTV monitoring, event security mobile patrols and Close Protection Officers.

Our staff are vetted to BS 7858 and all hold the relevant qualifications needed to work within the industry, in addition to this we provide ongoing continuos professional development ensuring our guards meet and in many cases exceed our customers expectations. 

Our carefully-developed business strategy makes sure we offer the highest quality security and most importantly, we believe all clients deserve the same level of service quality, from a venue hosting a one night event to a multinational corporation with multiple sites are treated as if they are our only client.


Glenn Bartlett - Managing Director

Sam Gibson - Operations Director

Glenn started in the security industry at the age of 18, working as a door supervisor in nightclubs around the Teesside area for 10 years. He found he had a natural aptitude for security and branched out into the Film and TV industry, increasing both his network and his experience. This paved the way for Glenn to combine his practical knowledge of security with his love of cars and start a security driving and chauffeur business for the Film and TV industry.

In 2017 Glenn formed Close Protection Security Ltd and has progressed to a new Headquarters where he now employs over 60 staff. 

Sam joined HM Royal Marines in 1986 at the age of 18 and served on active duty in Northern Ireland and across the globe. He left the Marines with 11 yrs exemplary service. Since then he has served in many Corporate Business roles from Sales Management to Onshore Operations Management in the Middle East, Africa and in the UK. S

With a wealth of experience in man management, a working knowledge of business systems and experience in all aspects of security, from conception to implementation, Sam brings a new vision and emphasis to aid in the restructuring and advancement for the future of Close Protection Security Ltd”

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Close Protection Security Ltd,Teesside International Airport, Darlington, DL2 1LU

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