Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) helps reduce crime, nuisance and anti-social behaviour, and assists in securing arrests and prosecutions.
Cameras are located in:

  •     town centres
  •     car parks
  •     a number of smaller retail areas

Retail Radio Link
Radio link gives shops and pubs radio links. A member of staff carries the radio and can share messages with other users about suspicious activity in their area. When an incident occurs users can pass on information, request the CCTV control room monitor a situation, or request further assistance.
For more information about Radio link please contact the Community Safety Officer.

CCTV Code of Practice
CCTV surveillance is regulated by:

    The Data Protection Act
    Human Rights Act
    Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act
    Freedom of Information Act
    CCTV Code of Practice

  • Copies of the code can be obtained by contacting the Community Safety Officer
  • We will only use CCTV to achieve the aims and objectives as set out in the Code of Practice.
  • We position CCTV cameras to respect the privacy of the public and residential properties.
  • They will not overlook areas where privacy is expected without authority.
  • We display signs where cameras are in operation. We hold data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • The CCTV Control Rooms are a restricted area and there is no right of access to the public.