November 2023

According to the British Retail Consortium annual crime survey, ‘the total cost of retail crime in 2021-2022 reached £1.76 billion’ – making it a prevalent and continually worsening issue.

At Lynx Fire & Security, we offer commercial CCTV systems that act as both a preventative and evidential measure. By allowing you to keep a close eye on your commercial property, our CCTV camera installation services aid in retail theft avoidance and increase the chances of criminal prosecution in crime takes place – giving you a higher chance of keeping or recovering any profits you make.

In an age where retail businesses grapple with theft and shrinkage, a CCTV (Closed-Circuit Television) system is as an indispensable tool for deterring criminal activity. In this article, we delve into the advantages of a retail CCTV system and explain the CCTV installation services that Lynx Fire & Security offer.

Advantages of a Retail CCTV System


The mere presence of visible CCTV cameras can act as a powerful deterrent to potential criminal activity - knowing that their actions are being recorded significantly reduces the likelihood of theft.

Evidence Collection

In the unfortunate event of theft or criminal activity, CCTV systems serve as invaluable evidence. High-resolution footage aids in identifying culprits, enabling their apprehension and potential prosecution.

Staff and Customer Safety

CCTV systems not only safeguard merchandise but also ensure the safety of staff and customers. Real-time monitoring allows for immediate responses to security concerns, creating a safer environment. It also allows you to review events that have occurred in order to audit health and safety procedures.

Remote Access and Monitoring

Many modern CCTV systems offer remote access, allowing you to monitor your store even when you're off-site. This feature is especially beneficial for multi-location retailers. Want extra protection? CCTV Monitoring to An Alarm Receiving Centre can be used when your premises is closed – this means that any unauthorised personnel are recorded and the correct keyholders (or police) are informed of the activity quickly and efficiently.

Lynx Fire & Security CCTV System Installation

Lynx Fire & Security is a highly reputable name in the security industry, specialising in expert installation and maintenance services for retail CCTV systems in Northamptonshire and the surrounding counties.

Experience and Expertise

Lynx Fire & Security boasts a team of seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience in designing and installing CCTV systems. We understand the unique security challenges faced by retailers and can customise a solution to meet your specific needs.

Customised Solutions

Lynx works closely with each client to design a CCTV system that aligns with their business requirements. Whether you run a small boutique or a large retail chain, we can tailor a solution to fit your budget, needs and layout.

Ongoing Support

Lynx offers continuous support, including maintenance and troubleshooting services. We work to ensure your CCTV system remains operational at all times, reducing downtime and safeguarding your business.

Compliance and Certification

Lynx Fire & Security complies with all industry standards and regulations. All of our engineers are certified professionals, providing you with the assurance that your security system is installed by experts who meet or exceed all requirements.

For more information on Lynx Fire & Security’s extensive range of CCTV system services, get in touch via our enquiry form. Alternatively, you can reach a member of our friendly team via telephone 0800 998 1303 or email [email protected] – we look forward to discussing your needs!

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