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Counter Terrorism and Contingency

Latest security advice, information and updates

Counter Terrorism Policing

Counter Terrorism Policing have released their latest Security Threat Advisory Message regarding Improvised Explosive Devices – 19 December 2017

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INCIDENT – Westminster Incident, London – 14 August 2018

Shortly after 7.30BST on Tuesday 14 August, a car was involved in a collision in front of the Houses of Parliament. That vehicle collided with cyclists and pedestrians before hitting a barrier and coming to a stop. The driver of the car, who was alone in the vehicle, was arrested at the scene by armed officers who were already nearby. The man, who was in his late 20s, was arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences and was been taken to a south London police station.

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London Protect requests the following from businesses:

  • Enhanced Security presence around crowded places, iconic sites, events and transport hubs, focussing on Underground exits.
  • 100% searching at vehicle entry points, focussing on profile vehicles, delivery vehicles, hire cars and vans.
  • Thorough search regime for people entering events and attractions.
  •  Consider ‘no bag’ advice for people entering events and attractions.
  • Consider typical signs of a person who may have handled homemade explosives such as: wearing gloves, hand injuries, suspicious smells, size and weight of items being carried.
  • Plain clothes security staff to wear uniform in order to increase visibility

To receive the latest London Protect updates, sign up to The Fitzrovia Partnership e-alerts.


The Cross-sector Safety & Security Communications (CSSC) hub is a partnership between law enforcement agencies, local and national government organisations and private sector businesses.

Operating under charitable status, CSSC aims to help businesses remain safe and secure by providing information that will assist them to develop robust resilience and emergency preparedness plans. This is achieved by delivering accurate, timely and authoritative messaging and information on an ongoing basis and in times of major incidents with far-reaching impact.

January 2018

CSSC Phantom Debt Fraud Alert

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December 2017

London Protect (Edition 8) – December 2017

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November 2017

UK Protect

CSSC – UK Protect Newsletter – Edition 7 – November 2017.

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MPS London Protect

London Green Message – MPS London Protect Newsletter Edition 7 – Nov 2017

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March & Rally

The National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts have planned for a march and rally for 15th November. Organisers state they are expecting attendees from far and wide with attendance around the 5000.



To visit the website, and register your business, visit CSSC >>


Cyber Security

Read the latest scams and fraud alerts >>

Current counter terrorist information and resources

Sign up for latest e-alerts

The Fitzrovia Partnership receive timely updates from the official authorities such as the Metropolitan Police, London Protect, City of London Police and British Transport Police. Sign up to our e-alerts.

Please use the links below to check the latest information.

Please find the latest advice from UK Protect, providing guidance towards footfall fans about staying safe this summer during the World Cup.

Act Summer Security – KNOW THE GAME PLAN

Reporting suspicious behaviour

Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321 or in an emergency call 999 For more information, https://act.campaign.gov.uk


Current Threat Levels

11 May 2016 – 22 May 2017 Severe GB: substantial NI: severe
23 May 2017 – 26 May 2017 Critical GB: substantial NI: severe
27 May 2017 – 17 September Severe GB: substantial NI: severe
18 September – 19 September 2017 Critical GB: substantial NI: severe
19 September 2017 – current Severe GB: substantial NI: severe

See full details on threat levels


London Protect and GOV.UK Updates

London Protect is London’s official Counter Terrorism Protective Security Update provided by the Metropolitan Police, City of London police and British Transport Police.

Run, Hide, Tell for Holiday Makers (London Protect)

New Threat Advisory Message (London Protect)

Security advice for crowded places (London Protect)
Crowded places, guidance by sector (GOV.UK)

Update on specific terrorist attacks (London Protect)


MI5 Updates

For the latest in emergency planning, business security advice and travel advice.
Information from MI5


National Counter Terrorism Security Office

For videos and the latest information on Crowded Places Guidance; Run, Hide, Tell; Advice for Security Managers.
Information from NCTSC


Counter Terrorism and Contingency Planning Training  

Working with the Metropolitan Police, The Fitzrovia Partnership provides numerous Counter Terrorism Training Events and Briefings throughout the year to help members review and develop Business Contingency Plans to help them through any emergency that may take place.

The Training Programme includes Contingency Planning, Counterfeit Note Training, Fraudulent Document Awareness, Mail Handling, Risk Assessments and more.

Contact the team at The Fitzrovia Partnership to register your interest.