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Wessex Protection is a close protection and private security risk management company based in Southampton. First of all we execute a risk assessment on your personal security therefore advising whether you need a bodyguard, surveillance or a private residential security strategy.

Every client’s needs are unique.

We only recruit the best operatives from ex-military and police backgrounds. Furthermore our security operatives are SIA registered and have vast experience of close protection in hostile environments.

We protect Business leaders, entrepreneurs, A list celebrities and their families.


About Us

We cover all areas of personal protection.

Our security consultants will advise you on the best ways to keep your home and family protected when you venture out to appointments, events or engagements.

We also assess your residential safety looking at access, surveillance, security and risk from intruders or unwanted visitors with malicious intent.

Highly trained close protection operatives will keep you and your family protected both on a private and public level.

Each Close Protection package takes into account your lifestyle hence is tailored to an individual threat assessment. Consequently our services are bespoke to your requirements and proactively priced to fit your budget.

We understand that discretion is key, as a result our operatives are trained to be covert as well as overt depending on the situation and requirements. All of our operatives are highly skilled holding First Aid qualifications and UK SIA licenses in Close Protection.

Wessex Protection provide proactive residential security to keep you, your family and your property safe.

Residential Security
Close Protection / Body Guarding

Wessex Protection cover all areas of personal security from residential security to body guards.

We are proud of our close protection operatives and security consultants because they are highly trained individuals from ex police and military backgrounds, who are all registered and licensed with the UK Home Office’s Security Industry Authority and are first aid trained.

Our services include:

  • Security consultancy services
  • Close protection operatives
  • Bodyguards
  • Private residential security
  • Discreet asset protection
  • Protective surveillance
  • Child close protection services


Our experts can advise you on the best use of technology to keep you safe.

We can analyse your residential property and place of work to assess risk hence best work out solutions to maximize your safety with the use of technology.

We can advise on the installation of:

  • CCTV surveillance
  • Electronic gates
  • Intruder Alarms
  • Fire Alarms
  • Smart Home Technology
  • Access Control

Chauffeur Transport

Wessex Protection cover all corporate, executive, celebrity and private clientele.

We use chauffeur-specific luxury vehicles and above all genuinely experienced, knowledgeable, discreet drivers and close protection officers to keep you safe when out and about.

We are extremely proud of the reputation we have gained as a result of our professional and friendly customer service.

Our current clients are from the corporate business world through to some of the most iconic celebrities who employ us for both private engagements and personal appearances.

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