Latest news


Community safety and security for dwellings guidance

Secured by Design is a police initiative to guide and encourage those engaged within the specification, design and build of new homes, and those undertaking major or minor property refurbishment, to adopt crime prevention measures.

SBD has produced a series of Design Guides to assist the building, design and construction industry to incorporate security into developments to comply with the Building Regulations in England, Scotland and Wales.

The latest guide is  ‘SBD Homes’ addresses the community safety and security requirements for all types of dwellings including individual houses, housing estates, low and high rise apartment blocks (including assisted living and student accommodation)

Secured by Design design guides