About Us

About Capricorn Security

Capricorn Security was formed in 1993 and offers first class security services to the TV and Film making industries. As one of the most established security companies in Manchester we work with a variety of production companies – both big and small – and have long established working relationships with ITV, BBC, Red Production Company, Company Pictures, Shed Productions, Lime Pictures, Hat Trick, Shine, Tightrope Pictures and many others.

Capricorn Security Group is a SIA ACS approved contractor with the following scope: Security Guarding/ Close Protection/ Door Supervision/ CCTV Monitoring / Key Holding.

We specialize in the security guarding of studios, both permanent and temporary, as well as location security covering the north west region. We also offer close protection services to the media industry.

We pride ourselves on our service and company history and have worked on a variety of TV productions such as Shameless, Waterloo Road and Wayne Rooney Street Striker. We have also worked with Coronation Street for the past decade.

Renowned for our professionalism, we have been the first port of call for the film industry when on location in the North West, and have worked exclusively on the units of Alfie, Sherlock Holmes, Robin Hood, Captain America, Iron Lady, Woman In Black, Looking for Eric, Bronson and The Damned Utd.

Our directors and senior staff all operate at a close protection level, an area of the business which has developed significantly over the last 6 years. This service has received excellent feedback from our clients, particularly whilst filming adverts with well-known sports stars, famous musicians and leading actors within the film and drama industry.

Capricorn Security is a Security Industry Authority (SIA) approved contractor and is also Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) approved. Whatever your programme, we have the experience and expertise to work with you to ensure all of your security needs are met to the highest possible standards. It’s this dedication to excellent service that has ensured we are number one in the security industry, and has built our reputation over the last twenty years.