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CCTV System Installation On Commercial Building

CCTV Installation Specialists

State of the art security camera installation for businesses of all sizes. We are a well-established and highly accredited CCTV installation company in Chelmsford, Essex serving customers across the UK.

Why do you need CCTV systems?

Our Comprehensive CCTV Installation

To fully protect your staff and premises, you require a reliable CCTV camera system that is easy to maintain and GDPR compliant.  At ClearView, we tailor CCTV systems to meet your individual needs, optimised to protect your property efficiently and effectively.

  • 12 Months Warranty
  • Full Training Provided
  • Highly Accredited
  • Bespoke/Tailored
  • Industry Leading
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    Our Commercial Security Camera Installation

    In the first instance, we’ll undertake a no obligation site survey to discover what areas of your premises are most vulnerable. We will then take you through all of the options available and provide guidance on which type of CCTV system will keep your premises secure.

    The team of surveyors and CCTV installers at ClearView have expertise and experience in all aspects of CCTV systems including wireless CCTV systems, wired CCTV systems, IP CCTV systems, 4K CCTV systems, for complete peace of mind and to help you meet your business security systems, safety and management requirements. If you would like to find out more about our CCTV solutions, complete the form above to book a free site survey or call 01245 214104 to speak to a member of our team today.

    CCTV Cameras

    We manufacture, install and maintain a range of high definition CCTV cameras to meet demanding requirements including mobile CCTV systems, vandal-resistant CCTV systems, explosion-proof CCTV systems, marine CCTV systems and covert CCTV systems.

    CCTV Maintenance

    We provide regular CCTV servicing & maintenance. Ensuring your CCTV system is fully operational and working 24/7, every day of the year. This guarantees maximum protection for your staff, visitors, premises and ensures you meet all legal, insurance and data protection requirements.

    CCTV Monitoring

    Our recently upgraded SSAIB category 5-approved monitoring centre provides you with a quicker, more effective response. We can monitor your internal and external CCTV cameras, all from our central monitoring station 24/7.

    Video Analytics

    Video analytics can transform standard CCTV systems into intelligent and effective detection and alert systems. CCTV cameras are now capable of recognising faces of people, vehicles, animals and bags automatically. From CCTV face recognition cameras to people counting software and intruder detection systems we provide a one stop shop for all analytic solutions.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: How many security cameras do I need?

    The number of security cameras you need will depend on the nature of the problem or threat that the CCTV camera system needs to resolve. The first step is to mark critical areas of concern on a site plan. Next, define the problems affecting the premises, e.g. theft, unauthorised entry, health and safety etc. This process will give you an idea of the number of CCTV cameras required.

    Q: CCTV installation cost?

    The cost of CCTV installation is defined by the camera type, the number of cameras and any nuances to the installation. All projects vary, some are straightforward, and others are much more complex and require further planning and consideration. If you’d like to know more then, please get in touch with our team. We provide a free consultant and site visit to determine your requirements and can offer a fixed-no-obligation quote for your consideration.

    Q: What CCTV camera resolution do I need?

    The camera resolution required will depend on whether you want to detect, observe, recognise or identify. We typically use HD CCTV cameras with between 3 and 8-megapixel resolution (8MP CCTV cameras are termed 4K CCTV cameras). For identification, you will require 40 pixels per face or 5 pixels/cm. Our designers will ensure that suitable CCTV cameras are selected for your system. Below we show you the difference between common camera resolutions.

    Q: What is the best CCTV system for my business?

    The best CCTV system for your business depends on several factors. That’s why we offer a free quote and no-obligation consultation to determine your exact requirements. Ensuring as a minimum, we meet your security needs while taking into account budget and any technical constraints.

    In short, the best CCTV system for your business is one that can be realistically obtained based on your needs and circumstances. We work with a range of partners to ensure a wide variety of products are available, and NSI Gold accredited to provide the best installation advice to our customers.

    Q: Do I need a licence for CCTV?

    You do not require a CCTV licence as such. However, suppose you are an organisation, business, or sole trader who processes personal information (including CCTV systems). In that case, you will need to have details of your CCTV usage in your notification to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). This will help ensure that you comply with your GDPR obligations.

    If you would like to find out more, speak to a member of our team by calling 01245 214104, completing the form above or starting a live chat (bottom right of your webpage).

    Q: What are the different types of CCTV cameras?

    There are many different types of CCTV cameras, some general use and some for bespoke requirements. Categories include wired, wireless, fixed and PTZ (pan tilt zoom) controlled. Fixed cameras are bullet, turret or dome and designed for internal, external, vandal-resistant and weatherproof applications.

    Specialist bespoke cameras, including Thermal CCTV, Marine CCTV, Explosion-proof CCTV, Hazardous CCTV and ANPR systems, can be found on our CCTV Cameras page.

    4K Definition CCTV Resolution
    The benefits of

    4K Resolution CCTV

    4K CCTV cameras are currently towards the top of the CCTV range in terms of resolution. Like HD cameras they offer great picture quality, but at double the resolution you can see even more detail. 4K cameras can in some instances remove the need for cameras to have an optical zoom, so although they are the more expensive option, it may be worth comparing them with HD cameras. If you are looking for a highly crisp picture quality or extending the viewing distance of your existing CCTV system this is a great option.

    High Definition CCTV Resolution
    The benefits of

    High Resolution CCTV

    High resolution or high definition CCTV cameras are a popular choice for most applications. Capturing more pixels provides a clearer image, showing more detail and allowing you to identify faces and text from further away. Coupled with an optical zoom, HD CCTV cameras offer a powerful and cost effective CCTV system solution. Compatibility with more advanced detection software like people counting systems and video analytics are an additional benefit.

    Standard Definition CCTV Resolution
    The benefits of

    Standard Resolution CCTV

    Affordability is the only benefit to standard definition CCTV cameras. However, standard Definition CCTV cameras provide low-quality images, making it challenging to identify intruders, objects and vehicles. If both cost and network bandwidth for wireless applications is an issue, and you merely want to determine the presence of something or someone, then SD CCTV may be an option.

    4K 3840 x 2160 pixels
    HD 1920 x 1080 pixels
    SD 720 x 480 pixels

    CCTV Camera Types

    There are various different types of CCTV camera with specialist properties suited to different applications. For example ANPR cameras are configured to allow specialist software to automatically recognise number plates while vehicles are on the move. While Thermal CCTV Cameras provide excellent night vision and can be setup to measure body temperature at close range.

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