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
  • 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-P-Lxxxx-Guildford

    Work carried out as requested and staff incredibly helpful as always.

  • Mr L********* Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

    CIA are easy to contact and their staff are helpful.

  • Mrs J Baldwin Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Service always top class, engineers polite and cheerful.

  • Mrs Wxxxxxxxx Locks Heath, Hampshire

    Very happy with the work. Engineer is a credit to your company. My son is also looking to have an alarm fitted, and would like him to do that as well.

  • Mr P A Forbes Portsmouth, Hampshire

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

  • Mrs N H***** Bournemouth, Dorset

    Engineer arrived on time and was very friendly, willing to take on board our comments regarding box location from the moment he arrived – He went through the system and demonstrated it several times.  He was thorough in his testing.  He took extra care to hide the cabling, swept up and even offered to vacuum!

  • Mr T xxxxxxx Portsmouth, Hampshire

    The service we receive is excellent and always has been.

  • Mr P Mxxxxx Titchfield, Hampshire

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

  • Paul Moody Chichester, West Sussex

    Both the system designer and the install team were excellent. I am really pleased with the end result.