What is Access Control?

Enhancing Security and Convenience: The Power of Access Control Access control systems serve as the gatekeepers of security, regulating entry and exit points for both residential and commercial spaces. In today's dynamic world, where security concerns are paramount,...

How to Keep Your Home Safe While on Holiday

Securing Your Home While You're Away: Essential Tips for Peace of Mind Going on holiday is an exciting time filled with anticipation and relaxation. However, the last thing you want is for your well-earned break to be marred by the distressing news of a burglary or...

A Step by Step Guide to Preventing Burglary

A Step by Step Guide to Preventing Burglary

In a world where security concerns are on the rise, safeguarding your home from potential burglaries is paramount. The peace of mind that comes with knowing your loved ones and belongings are safe is priceless. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to...

The Best Way to Protect Your Business with Electronic Security Systems

In an ever-evolving business landscape which has seen an increase in cyber crime it is important to take all necessary steps to safeguard your business. The rise of technology has brought about a revolutionary shift in how businesses approach security, with electronic...

How To Keep Your Dog Safe And Secure From Thieves This Summer

How To Keep Your Dog Safe And Secure From Thieves This Summer

Don’t Leave Your Dog Tied Up Outside A Shop It is a very British ‘norm’ to nip out to the shop, take your dog with you for a walk, and leave them tied up outside. Obviously, you’d probably expect to return to a kid with their parents asking if they can stroke your...

Home Security Systems: Are They Worth It

Home Security Systems: Are They Worth It

No one can be at home all the time, and even when we are there, we can't always keep an eye on everything. That's why many people choose to install home security systems. These alarm systems can provide peace of mind by notifying the homeowner or the police if there...

Argus Fire and Security Have Now Been Acquired By Metro Security PLC

Argus Fire and Security Have Now Been Acquired By Metro Security PLC

In May 2022, Argus Fire and Security have now been acquired by Metro Security PLC. This has been seen as a very positive move for Argus as this brings further investment and greater opportunities to our staff. As part of this acquisition, Argus will continue to run as...

Latest News April 2020

Latest News April 2020

In April 2020 during the Covid 19 Lockdown, Argus were proud to assist WW&L NHS in providing key services to keep the hospitals around Wigan safe and secure, this work included the installation of Access Control and CCTV on the new Bryn Ward at Wigan,  a new 52...

Latest News January 2020

Latest News January 2020

Hovis Bakery In January 2020 Argus started the Fire Alarm upgrade at the Hovis Bakery in Bradford. Due to the size of the site, this project will take much planning and patience to ensure a quality installation and happy customer. A task that after 34 years in...

Argus News – 2019

Argus News – 2019

In August 2019 Argus Carried out CCTV upgrades at Marks and Spencer distribution centres in Glasgow and Stoke, installing additional cameras to cover vulnerable areas and upgrading of Ageing Equipment. In December 2019 Argus completed the new security installations...

Latest News – January 2019

Latest News – January 2019

In January 2019 Argus were proud to sponsor the new football kit for Chapelford Village Primary School in Warrington.

Recent News – November 2018

Recent News – November 2018

In November 2018 Argus were proud to complete a large IP CCTV installation for Peaks and Plains Housing Trust in Macclesfield. This impressive system made up of 120 cameras on 2 separate buildings, is linked back to a central control room via a secure wireless...

News – October 2017

In October 2017, Argus were proud to be awarded once again the security systems contract for Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust. Securing this contract means that Argus will be maintaining and carrying out upgrades on security systems throughout all of...

News – May 2017

News – May 2017

In May 2017 Chapelhouse Motor Group awarded Argus the Intruder Alarm contracts for all of their sites. As one of the North West's largest car sales businesses, Chapelhouse are a trusted company who Argus are proud to work with. Argus now Monitor and Maintain this...

News – April 2017

In April 2017 Argus secured the contract with Ainscough Crane Hire to install Full HD IP camera systems to their depots across the UK. These high quality systems installed by Argus don't only offer greater security to the sites, but also provide the additional benefit...

News – August 2016

News – August 2016

In August 2016 Argus were proud to become a Bronze Patron Sponsor of the Warrington Youth Club. Warrington Youth Club supports young people’s development, offering opportunities to gain, increase and develop skills, knowledge, self awareness and confidence, and...

News – May 2016

News – May 2016

 Kilhey Court Hotel Standish. In May 2016 Argus installed a new Gent disabled refuge system at this prestigious 4 star hotel in Lancashire. To minimise the impact to this traditional building, Argus installed stainless steel effect intercom monitors.

News – April – August 2016

News – April – August 2016

Argus is the new proud sponsor of Wigan Rugby Union Club. In April 2016 Argus agreed to be the new first team sponsor for Wigan RUFC, in August 2016 the new kit arrived, which will be worn throughout the 2017 season. Wigan Rugby Union Football Club are Wigan’s number...

News January 2016

In January 2016 Argus were proud to become a Gent 24 Approved company, Argus Fire and Security can now design, install and maintain Gent Fire Detection systems.

News – September 2015

In September 2015 Argus achieved the NSI Fire Gold credential, for the design, installation and commissioning of fire alarm systems. Argus are proud to be an NSI Gold and BAFE approved company.

News May 2015

Due to our companies continued growth and success over the last 12 months. Argus have employed 2 additional staff since January,  ensuring that during the busiest times, we can continue to provide the same high level of service our customers are custom to.

Project – June 2015 – NHS CCTV

In 2015 Argus installed a Hikvision IP Camera system at Wrightington Hospital for WW&L NHS Foundation Trust. The system comprises of HD quality cameras strategically located to view critical areas on this site.

Project – June 2015 – Wigan Council Waste Transfer Station

In June 2015 Argus completed the new security installations, on the New Organic Waste Transfer Station in Wigan. This flagship project involves a monitored burglar alarm in Wigan, monitored CCTV installations through to the council's own CCTV alarm receiving centre.

News – 2015 – Argus Achieved NSI Fire Gold Approval

In January 2015 Argus achieved NSI Fire Gold Approval, by the National Security Inspectorate for the maintenance of fire detection systems.  Argus are now proud to announce that we have BAFE SP203-1 Approval for Fire Alarm Maintenance.

Project – June 2015 – YKK UK

In June 2015 Argus completed the Fire Alarm upgrade for YKK UK Ltd at their UK Head Office and factory in Runcorn. YKK are the world's largest zip manufacturer. The company has trusted Argus to fully upgrade and extend their addressable Fire Alarm System.