About Capricorn Security

An experienced supplier of Security Guards and Close Protection Operatives

Meet our team

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

About Capricorn Security:
Over 25 years’ experience


With over 25 years’ experience of supplying fully licensed Security Guards and Close Protection Operatives to 1000’s of clients, Capricorn has grown considerably since its inception, whilst still retaining the personal touch. We are fully equipped for all your security requirements, large or small, and as a lot of our orders are repeat business or via referrals, we are fully committed to ensuring all our clients are completely satisfied with the quality of service we provide.

Our core business services include; Location Security, Security Guarding, Close Protection, Event Security and Mobile Security & Key Holding, and all our offerings are available on a 24/7 x 365 basis. We focus primarily on Greater Manchester, Cheshire and the Yorkshire Region; however other areas will be considered upon application.


Qualified Staff: Trained to SIA standards

Capricorn’s Security Training division also offers Door Supervisor training courses to SIA Standard, which now includes the mandatory Physical Intervention requirement.

All our directors and senior staff are accredited to Close Protection Level, an area of the business which has developed significantly over the last 6 years. This service continually receives excellent feedback from our clients, who include many well-known Sports Stars, Musicians and leading Actors and Celebrities from the Media, TV & Film industry.

We also have significant experience of brand protection working with both national and international companies to ensure that products are protected from being leaked into the public domain before the brand is ready to launch.

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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

“Our mission is to focus on what we do best. To concentrate on our core values and continue to be dedicated in the delivery of a first-class service to our clients”

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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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