Over the last five decades we’ve satisfied thousands of customers

With well over fifty thousand installations, Christie Intruder Alarms Ltd (CIA) is the South Coast’s leading security company.  Our customers are the focus of everything we do so it is no surprise that much of our business is from personal recommendation (view testimonials), making us a successful and well-respected business.

Established in the late ’60s (our history), CIA’s headquarters is Security House (our own purpose-built building) at 212-218 London Road, Waterlooville, Portsmouth, Hampshire (find us) where the  staff are committed to offering a first class service and quality product.

Among our many accreditations, CIA was the very first company to be awarded the NSI NACOSS Gold Medal for security (read news story), we hold the NSI Fire Gold Medal as well as the BAFE SP203 standard in all 4 modules (design, installation, commission and maintenance); Our exacting standards allow us to be members of the Fire and Security Association; Master Locksmiths Association and Electrical Contractors Association… read more about CIA’s accreditations.

We have always invested in the latest and best technology both for our customers and for running the company.  We believe that our staff are key to our success so we have empowered them with a share bonus scheme and we are committed to their training.  As part of this commitment to continuous professional development, all staff have an individual training plan, goals and targets… read more about our employee training and development program.

For your peace of mind, all of our employees are Police checked, the last 5 years of their employment history is verified and we require at least two character references for every employee… (read more).

We have thousands of satisfied customers, including:

  • Amery Veterinary Group
  • BioPure Technology
  • Bournemouth University
  • Capital Hair & Beauty
  • Chichester City Council
  • Chichester District Council
  • Chichester University
  • Dolphin Shopping Centre
  • English Heritage
  • Fat Face
  • Firle Place
  • Foxtons Estate Agents
  • Garsons Garden Centre
  • Hendy Group
  • Harwoods Group
  • Havant Borough Council
  • H+S Aviation
  • Matchtech Group
  • Pallant House Gallery
  • Peter Arnett Leisure
  • PETA Training
  • Portsmouth City Council
  • Portsmouth Football Club
  • Portsmouth Golf Centre
  • Portsmouth Water Company
  • P&O Ferries
  • Ridgeway Group (Pentagon)
  • Royal Horticultural Society
  • Service Police Crime Bureau
  • Solartron Metrology
  • Spire Healthcare
  • South Western Rail
  • The National Trust
  • West Sussex County Council
  • Williams & Co
  • Weald and Downland Living Museum
  • Quilter
  • Ms J Sxxxx Portchester, Hampshire

    Any problems were sorted out. Very helpful, friendly technician who didn’t complain when my toddler wanted to help.

  • Mr Lockton – Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

    Prompt service, helpful technicians, no attempt to sell us a ‘modernised’ alarm system.

  • Roger Harvey Berkshire

    Customer service has always been good and a great deal of time and effort was put into sorting out the issues we had with the system when it was first installed.  We always found CIA to be a very reliable company and a company we would be more than happy to recommend.

  • Simon Bradley, Dynasystems Ltd Southampton, Hampshire

    Attentive and responsive. Got back to me with a quote in the time he said he would.

  • Bourne IFA Alton, Hampshire

    Your technician provided a first class service and we would have no hesitation in recommending your company.  Excellent. Thank You.

  • Mr Bxxxxx Portchester, Hampshire

    CIA is always there when you need them.

  • Mr P Mxxxxx Titchfield, Hampshire

    All CIA staff seem to be friendly and keen to provide a good service

  • Roger Garth Hutton Farnham, Surrey

    Prompt, efficient service. Courteous and efficient technician.

  • Mr & Mrs S Sxxxxx Woking, Surrey

    The engineers were excellent, hard-working, efficient and pleasant, and did a great job. They explained everything thoroughly. They were tidy and left the house as they found it.

  • Mrs F K Stephens West Sussex

    Whenever there has been a problem, it has been sorted.  Care is always taken and your men are very polite and pleasant.  Thank you.