CLOSE PROTECTION 1  is an independent, prestigious private protection and training company based in Mayfair London, operating in all parts of the UK. CP1 offers an unrivalled team of dedicated male and female Close Protection Guards who are expertly trained in risk assessment, hostile environments,  home protection, personal protection, event protection and international protection.

How We Work


Operating from the United Kingdom, Europe, Qatar and the UAE, we are a private security company providing licensed protection and training services. Our unrivalled team of licensed men and women guards receive extensive instruction at our academy in Mayfair, London.

Close Protection 1 provides services in Risk Assessment, Hostile Environments, Residential Security, Cyber Security, Private Eye and Vehicle Security, VIP Hospitality Sports Events, Personal Protection, VIP Hospitality Events Security, Luxury Travel and Global Protection.

Our expertise extends to high-risk security and policing roles, incorporating full training and licensing by QNUK according to our exclusive training programme. CP1’s meticulous recruitment screening, transferable skills, and excellent in-house training have created an exceptional team of trustworthy, experienced and unequalled individuals.

Our course instructors have HM Armed Forces backgrounds with proven experience, including security operations in the United Kingdom and abroad. In addition, they have contributed to operational risk management and security detail across many parts of the world.



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Estate Surveillance
Whether in residence or vacated, our estate surveillance service provides you with a non-intrusive, discreet and reassuring presence, ensuring peace of mind and protection.

Asset Protection & Transportation
We supply asset protection of high value cash and items, when static in location and during transportation, for individuals and businesses around the world.

Security Systems
We undertake a full threat and risk site assessment of your property and provide bespoke recommendations utilising our own leading innovative technological system APEX-01. Our advanced technical system APEX-01 offers protection and prevention against all aspects of break-in and theft. Our systems are invariably installed to work in conjunction with a 24/7 manned guarding solution.

- Gate entry retina scanner and fingerprint recognition
- Live laser home perimeter warning scans
- 360 degree audio/video recording variable motion cameras
- High pitched censors for attempted break-in
- Panic Buttons
- Pre-fabricated, high specification Safe Room
- Bulletproof glass for front and back entrance points


One-On-One Protection
Our guards are fully trained to escort and safeguard individual clients on their daily activities such as errand running, fitness training, work and leisure.

Our portfolio of covert protection guards will deliver a completely discreet service while ensuring the client is shielded from harm.  

Chaperone Services
We can provide protection guards with the dynamic skill set acquired to escort children, family members and pets locally and domestically.

Concierge Liaison
With a vibrant portfolio of hotels, restaurants and lifestyle services we can manage or assist in a complete luxury experience when the client is visiting or residing temporarily in London / Manchester.


High Profile Events
Our vast and diverse team of guards can be provided to be responsible for assessing any safety risks or security threats that could affect the event, staff, and our clients.

- High Profile Events
- Red Carpet Events
- Annual Events
- Product Launch Events
- Charity Balls
- Gala’s  

On- Set Protection
We can offer protection on production sets in film and television. This service includes one on one protection for high profile person(s), safeguarding from intrusion of press or general protection for the entire production. T.V ProductionMusic Videos

Our guards are fully trained to escort and safeguard individual clients at high profile /  televised and private events. This can be offered as undercover protection.


Our Guards travel with you to anywhere in the world and ensure your protection is never compromised. Our guards all have experience across the Globe in countries like Africa, South Africa, Middle East, UAE, Asia, and Israel.

Private Jet Charter Service
Our private jet charter service ensures your complete safety and privacy across the entirety of your journey, without compromising on the high quality of your experience.

International Chaperone Service
Our international chaperone service guarantees the safety of those under our protection throughout transit and can be distributed to cover the needs of multiple travellers.

Yacht Protection
Our yacht protection service ensures the safety and security of your yacht, those on board and all assets in place throughout your stay, without impacting on your privacy.

Asset Transportation
We supply asset protection of high value cash and items, when static in location and during transportation, for individuals and businesses around the world.  

One-On-One Protection
Our one on one protection ensures total safety throughout your trip, tailored to your needs and the individual challenges of the location and local cultures.


Phone Security
Are you suspicious your phone has been hackedDid you know that your partner can see your activity on your phone

Car Security
Has your car been tampered with a recording deviceA Gps may be fitted on your vehicle to follow you

Home / Hotel Debugging
Hidden cameras recording you, Non visible audio devices listening to all movement

Partner Suspicion
Are you suspicious of your partner having an affair

Do you feel unsafe going about your day to day life because you feel as though you are being watched or followed?


Home | Guard Dogs | Monitored Alarm Systems | Security Cameras | Security Doors


Boxing | Football | Formula 1 | Golf | Tennis | Rugby | Cricket | MMA


Red Carpet Events | Corporate / Business | VIP Travel | Private and Family


Personal | Phone Debugging | Corporate


Surveillance | Investigations | Vehicle Trackers | Car Debugging


International Bodyguards | Disputes


Phantom VIII | Mercedes G-wagon | Mercedes S-Class | Mercedes Viano

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We trust to make the process of lifestyle protection less complicated, our integral goal is to ensure the client feels completely secure and we are passionate about delivering the number one protection service in the world.

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