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Security of buildings and perimeters

This brief guide outlines procedures for securing buildings and perimeters to prevent loss and damage to collections.

This resource will help you with Museum Accreditation requirement 2.8: Expert Assessment of security arrangements. This requirement states that a ‘museum must obtain expert security advice for stored and exhibited collections at least every five years, and earlier if needed. It must plan to act on the advice over time.’

Collections Trust security resources have been updated and expanded with the support of Arts Council England and the Association of Chief Police Officers.

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Date created: 2013

Author: National Security Advisor

Publisher: Arts Council England