Type of security: City ranger patrols, mobile patrols, event security Client name: Salisbury CouncilLocation: Salisbury City Centre
A medieval cathedral city, in the English county of Wiltshire, Salisbury is known for its historic streets and architecture and was once named one of the world's Top 10 Cities by Lonely Planet. In peak shopping season, Salisbury attracts more than 40,000 visitors who (among other attractions) flock to the city’s twice-weekly market. A popular retail outlet, run by the Council, Salisbury market comprises of around 90 stalls offering hot food, farm produce and other local goods.
Prior to appointing Venture Security, Salisbury Council had encountered anti-social activity in the City Centre, including alcohol consumption, excessive noise and intimidating behaviour. As a result, the Council implemented an order banning public drinking and sought out a security specialist capable of enforcing the new rule.
Salisbury Council’s security requirements included:
Following a competitive tender process, Salisbury Council appointed Venture to deliver the city’s new security patrols and safeguard the wellbeing of its visitors and residents. In force since 2013, uniformed operatives conduct daily patrols of Salisbury’s streets, providing a security presence to diffuse anti-social behaviour in the community.
Security services provided by Venture for Salisbury Council include:
“I would happily attribute some of the enhanced summer trade we are experiencing to the good work done by Venture Security. Long may it continue.”
Local business owner, Salisbury
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