Sixty Second Security Plan

Counter Terrorism Policing is asking business and industry to put security at the top of their ‘must have’ lists this Christmas.

This festive season campaign aims to encourage businesses and the public to remain vigilant, look out for suspicious behaviour and also informs people on how to report their concerns, providing a ‘whole society’ approach where police, security staff, retail workers and the public come together to minimise the chance of attacks and mitigate the impact they can have.

The Hammersmith Security Group  is promoting this initiative across our town centre. By working with Counter Terrorism Policing throughout the year, we are raising awareness of risk and improving levels of vigilance through creating a strong security culture with a community ethos of managing areas of vulnerability collectively. Whether you are in a busy retail environment, a vibrant pub or restaurant, the corporate office sector or any other crowded place, take some time out of your day and complete the valuable Sixty Second Security Plan now:

The following list is designed to be a quick checklist which can drastically improve reaction times in the event of an emergency, it requires businesses to ensure ALL their staff know the answers to the following simple questions: 

  • Who is appointed to make decisions on the shop floor, and do they know what they’re doing?
  • How do you enter and exit the building in emergency?
  • How do you lock down quickly?
  • Where can you hide?
  • How do you communicate and how do you stay updated if you find yourself in a Run/Hide/Tell scenario?
  • Have you briefed your staff?


If you see or hear something suspicious, trust your instincts and ACT. Report it in confidence at  Your actions could save lives.

Counter Terrorism Policing is a collaboration of UK police forces working with the UK Intelligence Community to help protect the public and our national security by preventing, deterring and investigating terrorist activity. Twitter @TerrorismPolice

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit that supports the ‘protect and prepare’ strands of the government’s counter terrorism strategy.

For further information, please contact the Hammersmith BID Operations ManagerGordon Brockie on T 020 3362  4626 M 07931703129