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We provide fully-licensed security services in Manchester. Capricorn Security are specialists in Film, TV & Media Security, Mobile Patrol, Alarm Response & Keyholding. Close Protection Services and Event Security.

Experienced Security Provision

Location Security Services in Manchester and the Northwest. Security Guarding, Close Protection, Event Security and Mobile Security, Alarm Response & Key Holding.

Security Installations

Reliable, state-of-the-art Security Installations and CCTV from Capricorn:
Intruder Alarms, CCTV Systems, Access Control, Fire Alarms, Security Monitoring, Nurse Call Systems and more.





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We have a brand new site dedicate to our Security Installations, Alarms and CCTV Systems. Click below to take a look.

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We are delighted to announce that our brand new Training & Development site is now also live. Click below to take a look.

Our mission:


"The mission of Capricorn Security Group is to provide a high-quality, cost-effective service with a professional, well trained, and informed security team. We maintain a positive working environment where collaboration and cohesive management styles are integral components of our company."

Capricorn Security Group is a leading provider of Security Services. Servicing Manchester and throughout the North-West.


We have over 25 years’ experience of supplying fully licensed Security Guards and Close Protection Operatives. As a result, thousands of clients have been protected. Subsequently Capricorn has grown considerably since its inception. While furthermore still retaining the personal touch. As a result, we are fully equipped for all your security requirements, whether large or small, moreover a lot of our orders are repeat business or via referrals. Above all we are fully committed to ensuring all our clients are completely satisfied with the quality of service we provide.

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Alarm Call response rate

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Internal/External patrol on demand response

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Lock/Unlock on demand response

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Chase system mobile monitoring

Security Services in Manchester

Capricorn Security Group Ltd are a fully-licensed and accredited contractor for the provision of Security Guarding, Door Supervision, Close Protection and Key Holding.

Film & TV Production and Media Security

Renowned for our professionalism, we are the first port of call for the TV & Film industry especially when filming on location in and around the North West and Yorkshire Regions.


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Close Protection

Capricorn Security Group has been supplying the TV, Film, Sport & Media industries with licensed Close Protection officers since the SIA was formed in 2003. In order to provide a quality, non-invasive service.


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Mobile Security, Alarm Response & Keyholding

We understand that, for businesses, alarm response & keyholding could prove challenging. Likewise in the event of fire or a break-in, the consequences could cost you dearly.


Door Supervision

Capricorn Leisure have been providing first class and well managed Door Supervision services for over 20 years. Servicing many top venues across Manchester and the North-West.


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Event Security

Every public or private event presents a unique challenge. Hence, Capricorn’s Event Management team provide meticulously planned security solutions for both large and small events.


Corporate Solutions

We deliver reliable and professional security solutions for our corporate customers. We provision services through consultations with our experienced team.


Our Clients

Capricorn Security Group Ltd are a fully-licensed, accredited contractor. Services provide Security Guarding, Door Supervision, Close Protection and Key Holding.

Get in touch

Thank you for your interest in Capricorn Security. Our friendly team can be contacted Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 5pm. Alternatively just click the button below to get in touch.


    0161 205 5055

Client testimonials

“1st class work this week. We had an excellent team of guards. Special mention to Mark Sykes, well deserved after seeing him in action as CPS with Jodie Whittaker.”

Leon Smith, Unit Manager, Dr Who


“Capricorn have supported our business for a number of years, and provided a number of project specific security resolutions for our service needs. The team at Capricorn are always very approachable, flexible and supportive of us as their client and our needs. The operations team are a real asset to Capricorn and a pleasure to work with.”

Clare Bee, Operations Manager, MAPS Solutions Europe Ltd

“This was the smoothest job I have done in nearly 10 years doing this. Guards excellent and all punctual, and brilliant service from all of you.”

Ian McDonald, Unit Manager, Still Open All Hours

As a city centre venue, the safety and well-being of our customers is at the forefront during any of our operating hours. Capricorn Security have not only done tremendous work for us in the past two years, but they have also become a part of the 20 Stories family. A wonderful company that are professional, friendly and the best at what they do.

Gintare Sutkauskaite, Assistant General Manager, D&D London | 20 Stories

“I am impressed with Capricorn Security’s ability to consistently provide an excellent and efficient service each time we call upon them. Usually with little or no notice. Capricorn often exceeds our expectations, even during the difficult and sometimes hostile situations news coverage can bring. All personnel are highly competent professionals. And I would have no hesitation in recommending them to others”

Lizz Milman, Operations Manager, ITV News

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of Capricorn Security Group is to provide a high-quality, cost-effective service with a professional, well trained, and informed security team. We maintain a positive working environment where collaboration and cohesive management styles are integral components of our company.

We pride ourselves on professionalism and diversity – two of the main core values which have played an integral part in the company since its foundation in 2005. Our recruitment policy is based wholly with regards to the local community, always providing opportunities to those close to home. Our plethora of over 300 staff range in various cultures and backgrounds from all around the world – a vital aspect in our operational cog which has proved pivotal to the success over recent years.

We actively encourage our team members to constantly search for innovative solutions to security issues. Continuous improvement plans and clear organisational expectations allow us to maximise the potential of every employee. We invest in advanced technological solutions to ensure we remain at the forefront of the industry and the first choice for the client.

Going forward, Capricorn Security Group aim to continue to provide bespoke security services whilst leading the way in the North-West of England. This has been possible after building colossal long-term relationships with our clients over the years. Capricorn are now in a position where we can continue working with our existing clientele whilst further looking to expand and develop our presence within the security industry.

Accredited contractor

Capricorn Security Group Holdings Ltd holds SIA approved contractor status for the provision of Door Supervision, Security Guarding, key Holding and Close Protection services.

Security Services in Manchester and throughout the North-West

We are fully compliant with Health & Safety regulations and we are also a Verified member of the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme. Additionally we also hold certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 for quality, environmental and health and safety management systems. Likewise we are SafeContractor approved.


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