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
  • Mr Johnstone, Priory School Southsea, Hampshire

    Another great job – Many thanks.

  • Mr P Mxxxxx Fareham, Hampshire

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

  • 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.

  • Mr P Mxxxxx Titchfield, Hampshire

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

  • Mrs J Baldwin Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Service always top class, engineers polite and cheerful.

  • Mr P A Forbes Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Nice young man, very polite and very helpful, also very tidy worker.

  • Mrs ****** Chichester, West Sussex

    Recommended by a family member so have not had anyone else to quote.  Hard reputation to follow!

  • Ricara Ltd Brighton

    Always helpful, always proficient, efficient and effective.

  • Mr C Sxxxxxxxxx Fareham, Hampshire

    Very polite. Returned when he said he would as didn’t have enough batteries.