Constructed and operated to a very high standard (BS 5979), the CSS Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) in Glasgow allows us to offer an unmatchable service to homeowners in Scotland.
The ARC is NSI ARC Gold Approved BS EN ISO 9001:2008, NSI SSQS 102 BS5979:2007, & BS7858:2012 and covers all aspects of the security of your home and outbuildings.
When choosing a security specialist to monitor your home, it’s worth considering that many of our competitors subcontract the crucial monitoring of fire and security systems to unconnected third party service providers, often based in other countries.
By basing our Alarm Receiving Centre and 60-strong customer liaison team here in Scotland, CSS ensure you exceptional 24/7 service when you need it most.
Answers to questions you may have.
Who owns and operates the ARC?
CSS fully owns and operates the ARC. The centre manager is John McDaid.
Who benefits from the ARC?
CSS use the ARC for the benefit of our own customers. Third party installers also ask CSS to monitor their customer’s premises.
What is it used for?
To monitor intruder alarms, fire alarms & CCTV through our Bold Gemini Alarm Monitoring Software. We also monitor CCTV through Immix CCTV monitoring software.
How does it work?
When an alarm signal is received on our Bold Gemini Alarm Software, we contact the premises key holders or relevant authorities depending on the instructions linked to the site or alarm type.
We monitor alarms through CSL Dualcom, BT Redcar and Digital Communicator signalling devices and monitor CCTV with Dedicated Micros, Adpro and Avigilon devices.
When is it available?
Our control room is manned 24 hours a day – 7 days a week, with a minimum of 2 people. The Control-room has a generator backup system which enables us to operate up to 48 hours during a power outage.
What’s the area of coverage?
We cover Scotland for systems with Police/Fire response and UK wide for key-holder only response.
So to protect your home, let CSS monitor your system to give you the best possible security
It will provide complete peace of mind, safeguarding your family, belongings and premises