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 A Sharp Reading, Berkshire

    Pleasant engineer who provided an efficient service.

  • Mr T xxxxxxx Portsmouth, Hampshire

    The service we receive is excellent and always has been.

  • Alan Sharp Reading, Berkshire

    Pleasant engineer who provided an efficient service.

  • Mr C Sxxxxxxxxx Fareham, Hampshire

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

  • Mr Lockton – Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

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

  • Roger Garth Hutton Farnham, Surrey

    Prompt, efficient service. Courteous and efficient technician.

  • Simon Bradley, Dynasystems Ltd Southampton, Hampshire

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

  • Mr P Fxxxxxx Liss, Hampshire

    The CIA technician was extremely courteous and knowledgeable, answering all my questions well.

  • Dr P Darling Basingstoke, Hampshire

    Have been with CIA for over 10 years now and they have never disappointed me.  The system designer showed a great deal of professionalism and expertise as well as being personable.

  • 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.