The George Building

The George Building comprises multi-tenanted offices and ground floor retail units in West London. Managed by property management experts Savills, it is a new building that is located on the Notting Dale campus, a modern creative and commercial hub that offers workspaces for all business sectors.

The site presents 56,000 sq ft of flexible office, food & beverage and retail space. In the same neighbourhood include high profile brands such as Stella McCartney, Cath Kidston, Loaf, Temperley and Monsoon.

The Requirements

The George Building is a brand new, architecturally designed building within a stylish, and rapidly developing area of London.

With such large square footage and the potential to attract highly reputable brands into its space, The George Building and its managing agent, Savills, required the services of a Tier 1 security service provider.

The communal and void spaces necessitated experienced on-site security officers to ensure the integrity of this prominent new building.

With the turnover of neighbouring clients, of the same calibre to those moving into The George Building, being in the hundreds of millions – this was a site that called for 24/7 manned guarding.

Our Solutions

Dardan Security identified the on-site security needs during multiple visits to The George Building, playing close attention to its infrastructure and environment.

The management team at Dardan outlined the necessary security measures during Phase 1 of the assignment, as it moved from the final stages of construction to the first tenant fit-out in January 2019.

The recruitment of a brand new security team to a very short timescale was something that Dardan could actively commit to. Dardan specialises in delivering teams of highly-trained security professionals with the know-how to quickly and effectively familiarise themselves with the layout and surrounding structure of sites.

Dardan adapted and responded to the changing deadlines that are an inherent part of a building project. Regular client meetings and open lines of communication kept Savills informed of Dardan’s security implementation plans. When the time came for the site to open, Dardan were in place to deliver a fully trained security team. 

Dardan’s real-time reporting system, PRIME, enabled specific security tasks to be set-up and tailored to the needs of The George Building. This ensured complete visibility and accuracy of checks made by the on-site security team, including perimeter inspections and fire extinguisher tests.

Our Impact

The George Building continues to attract more illustrious names into its office space, it can be assured that it has a highly reliable security solution in place.

Dardan’s security officers provide a visual deterrent to potential intruders and mobile patrols create confidence for new and existing tenants. A dedicated Dardan resource and planning team for rostering and scheduling ensures vigilant officers are always on-site.

The security of the site is reinforced by the support from Dardan’s 24/7 control room. Locally based operational support and mobile response teams are able to swiftly react, delivering a rapid and guaranteed incident response.

Monthly management reports to Savills include the most appropriate and useful information and KPIs to highlight the value of ongoing security processes.

Continuing communication means Dardan Security can react to both new requirements and the outcomes of compliance audits and customer satisfaction surveys.

Dardan has successfully mobilised a high-level, on-site, security service to what is fast becoming one of the most sought-after commercial hubs in West London.

If you're interested in how Dardan can help secure your business; providing your employees with further reassurance - whilst safeguarding your assets - get in touch today.


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