crime-ridden Coventry industrial estate has been given some obsolete CCTV
cameras to try and reduce the number of incidents there.
PC SIMON KRAKOWSKI,
CHAMBER DIRECTOR NICK MADELEY AND SIMON HEAD FROM BROSE WITH THE EQUIPMENT
compressors and computers have been stolen in recent months from the
Bayton Road industrial estate in Exhall.
members of the Bayton Road Action Group jumped at the chance to get £15,000
of equipment from one of their members updating their security systems.
at the Brose automotive components plant decided to give the CCTV cameras,
control station and recording equipment when an upgrade to their own
system meant they could no longer use it.
seven-camera system will be installed following a spate of thefts in
Brose, which is based in Colliery Lane and has more than 600 employees,
have also thrown in a mobile telephone link for community policeman SPC
Simon Krakowski to use.
Krakowski said the video surveillance system would be a tremendous boost
in the fight against crime as it would help identify offenders.
have been committed there on a regular basis at night-time every couple
Head, health and safety adviser at Brose said:
security problems on the Bayton Road estate were highlighted at a recent
meeting of the steering group, we felt that donating our obsolete
equipment would be an ideal way of supporting the project.”
Madeley, area director of Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber, which helped
set up the Bayton Road group two years ago, said:
feel it is a tremendous gesture by Brose.”